NBA & NextVR Announce 2018-19 VR Livestream Lineup

The NBA and NextVR, the VR video and livestreaming company, announced the 2018-19 schedule, which will let even more basketball fans experience games in VR. Now livestreaming its third NBA season, NextVR announced in a blogpost that they’re expanding the distribution of live NBA League Pass VR experiences to include Oculus Venues, the app that allows Oculus…

Rec Room Could Be An Oculus Quest Launch Title, Devs Hint At Port

Rec Room, from Seattle-based ‘Against Gravity’, is one of the most popular and highly regarded social VR apps to date. It stands apart as more structured than something like VRChat thanks to predefined room types and activities, and more gaming focused than AltSpaceVR, with games ranging from paintball to a battle royale mode similar to…

‘Elite Dangerous: Beyond’ Fourth & Final Chapter Coming to VR in Beta This Month

Elite Dangerous (2014), the popular open-universe space simulator, is getting a beta near the end of the month which will bring both VR and PC players the fourth and final chapter of the game’s third season, Beyond. Elite Dangerous: Beyond first landed early this year with Chapter One, which directly followed the Thargoids assault on humanity’s starports, the space-faring alien…

‘No Man’s Sky’ Developers Poll Players On Potential VR Support

Since the game’s release in 2016, VR gamers have been asking for VR support for No Man’s Sky, the sandbox space survival game from Hello Games. The most recent hint the developers might be considering it comes from a recently posted poll to the community of players, asking what they wanted to see in future updates…

God of War Creator David Jaffe Is Interested in Making VR Horror

David Jaffe is known to videogame fans as the creator behind both Twisted Metal and the God of War franchise. Recently, Jaffe spoke to Cary Barlog, who acted as writer and director of the most recent God of War title, and they discuss a number of subjects, including virtual reality (VR). Barlog and Jaffe discuss…

‘Rec Room’ Update Brings Multiplayer Bowling to Social VR App

Rec Room, the social VR app for PSVR, Rift, Vive, and Windows VR headsets, just got an update that a new activity to its list of games and multiplayer adventures. Dubbed ‘Lone Shoe Lanes’, users can get started now on perfecting their virtual bowling form. Up to six players can bowl at once, the company…

PlayStation VR PVP Title Megalith Has A Release Date

The team at Disruptive Games have been hard at work on their upcoming virtual reality (VR) title about Titans battling it out for control of the Earth for some time now but finally Megalith has a release date. Coming to the PlayStation VR, players will be able to jump in and experience thrilling battles as…

First DLC Pack Announced For PlayStation VR FPS Title Firewall Zero Hour

Earlier this week as part of the two year celebrate of Sony’s virtual reality (VR) headset, the PlayStation VR, it was revealed that the tactical first-person shooter (FPS) title Firewall Zero Hour is getting it’s first download content (DLC) pack soon. The news comes direct from the PlayStation blog and confirms that the critical and…

The Persistence To Get A Free Update Next Week Adding Four New Game Modes

Developer Firesprite Games have revealed that their virtual reality (VR) title The Persistence will be getting a free update next week that will see a number of improvements and new features come to the title. These will address some of the feedback the team have gotten from players since launch, along with performance improvements, accessibility…

Two Years On: PlayStation VR – Applications

While the PlayStation 4, and therefore the PlayStation VR are focussed on videogaming, and the closed ecosystem of the PlayStation means that productivity apps and the like are not really the sort of thing that tends to appear on the PlayStation VR, there are still a number of things you can do with a PlayStation…

Two Years On: PlayStation VR – Videogames

Though the PlayStation 4 is capable of a fair number of functions, it is primarily designed as a videogames console, so you would expect the focus for its software to be on videogames. Some of the earliest virtual reality (VR) titles released for the PlayStation VR amounted to be mostly tech demos, but since then…

Two Years On: PlayStation VR – The Future

While the PlayStation VR might be a mere whippersnapper at only two years old, the PlayStation 4 is looking like an OAP in console terms, since the PlayStation 4 was originally released towards the end of 2013. Recent releases have also shown that the console is starting to reach the end of its life-cycle, with…

Two Years On: PlayStation VR

It has now been two years since the PlayStation VR first launched, completing the ‘Big Three’ trifecta of high-end virtual reality (VR) systems alongside the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. The PlayStation VR is widely seen as the most ‘accessible’ of the high-end VR devices, as it only requires a PlayStation 4 in order to…

Review: Unearthing Mars 2: The Ancient War

One of the things that tends to be bemoaned by virtual reality (VR) enthusiasts is that there are relatively few long VR titles that offer enough content for players to really get their teeth into. The majority of VR titles out there are what tends to be termed ‘experiences’ rather than full videogames. That certainly…

Astro Bot Rescue Mission Is The Highest Rated VR Videogame Of All Time

One of the most highly anticipated virtual reality (VR) titles to come to the PlayStation VR was none other than Astro Bot Rescue Mission. Developed by Sony Japan Studio the title has been on many peoples radars for sometime and now following its release it seems that it has been somewhat of a success, as it…

‘Astro Bot’ Ranked 6th Best PS4 Game of 2018, #1 PSVR Game of All Time

PSVR exclusive ASTRO BOT Rescue Mission has been making waves among critics and players alike since its release at the beginning of the month. The game now ranks among PS4’s top titles—VR or otherwise. According to popular review aggregator Metacritic, Astro Bot Rescue Mission has averaged a review score of 90 out of 100 among 36 critic review,…

Dark Eclipse Review: Real-Time Battles At Your Fingertips

There is a style of game for virtual reality that is “X–but in VR!” A flight sim–but in VR. Or a first-person shooter–but in VR. Many of these games offer little except for a direct migration of genre standards and maybe inventive controls schemes. Dark Eclipse for PlayStation VR attempts to avoid this by mixing…

‘Firewall Zero Hour’ Tops PSVR’s List for Most Downloaded Game in September

Tactical team shooter Firewall Zero Hour (2018) took the top spot again as the most downloaded PSVR game last month. Hailing from ROM: Extraction (2016) developers First Contact Entertainment, Firewall Zero Hour launched on August 28th, giving it only four days to vault to the top spot in August, where it surpassed long-time chart toppers Job Simulator (2016), SUPERHOT VR (2016), and Rick and…

Racket Fury: Table Tennis Review – Missing Important Features

VR is best used to replicate experiences we can’t actually have in the real world, whether it be climbing a treacherous mountain or piloting an X-Wing. Table tennis isn’t one of those experiences, but Racket Fury: Table Tennis does its best to make it one by throwing you against robotic masters in outer space. What…

‘Astro Bot Rescue Mission’ to Get Free Demo Next Week on PSVR

Astro Bot Rescue Mission (2018) is objectively an overwhelmingly great VR game, earning our first ever [10/10] review rating for good reason. Starting next week, you’ll be able to find out why when a free demo lands on the PlayStation Store. On October 16th, you’ll be able to strap into your PSVR and play a little…

‘Astro Bot Rescue Mission’ to Get Free Demo Next Week on PSVR

Astro Bot Rescue Mission (2018) is objectively an overwhelmingly great VR game, earning our first ever [10/10] review rating for good reason. Starting next week, you’ll be able to find out why when a free demo lands on the PlayStation Store. On October 16th, you’ll be able to strap into your PSVR and play a little…

Special Edition Announced as Pre-Orders Open For Tetris Effect

At the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) earlier this year, one of the titles being showcased that most impressed the VRFocus team was one based on a property that was over 30 years old. Tetris Effect is indeed based on the legendary Tetris franchise, being brought into the virtual reality (VR) era by Rez Infinite developer…

PSVR Videos Can Be Improved, All Thanks To VR Porn?

The virtual realtiy (VR) porn streaming site SexLikeReal (SLR) – link NSFW, obviously – has discovered that the PS4 and PlayStation VR are actually capable of viewing far better quality VR videos than was previously believed. As the company’s David Chapman explains. Why the PSVR currently lags behind at VR video When it comes to VR videos,…

PSVR Videos Can Be Improved, All Thanks To VR Porn?

The virtual realtiy (VR) porn streaming site SexLikeReal (SLR) – link NSFW, obviously – has discovered that the PS4 and PlayStation VR are actually capable of viewing far better quality VR videos than was previously believed. As the company’s David Chapman explains. Why the PSVR currently lags behind at VR video When it comes to VR videos,…

PSVR’s 2nd Anniversary Sale Brings Big Discounts on Top VR Titles

Gearing up for PlayStation VR’s two-year anniversary, Sony has brought back some big discounts, offering up to 60% off on top titles. With over 170 games and DLC currently on sale, we’ve highlighted the best deals on PSVR’s top-rated games. You can check out the full list here. The sale will last from now until October…