Schell Games Unveil HoloLAB Champions, Bring Chemistry To VR

Entertainment and educational videogame development studio Schell Games have unveiled their next title in the form of HoloLAB Champions. This new immersive virtual realty (VR) title puts users onto the center stage of a chemistry themed gameshow where knowing their science will be key to succeeding and winning a holo-brain trophy. HoloLAB Champions has been as…

This Week In VR Sports: It’s All About The Beautiful Game

With the weekend here  it is time for another entry of This Week In VR Sport. VRFocus brings you a number of sports related virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) stories every weekend and this time it is all about the football. Cherry Pop Games have released highlights from their virtual world cup, Coca-Cola teams up with Swiss Striker…

The Biggest PSVR Releases Of The Week 06/17/18

We haven’t been doing release lists for the past few weeks because E3-prep and then E3 itself, but now that things are settling back down here we go! We’ve got two spooky scary experiences and one tundra-themed adventure to pick from. UploadVR also launched the ‘UploadVR PSVR Community’ on PlayStation 4! Join up, find other…

Preview: Lems

It’s becoming quite common to see virtual reality (VR) titles that cast the player in the role of a giant manipulating or otherwise interacting with a world that is in a much smaller scale. Moss, Along Together and the upcoming Ghost Giant have all used this approach, and Lems does the same. In this case,…

XSEED Discuss Gungrave VR In Interview

You might have heard about the upcoming virtual reality (VR) title Gungrave VR recent following its present at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2018 where a new trailer and information was released. During the event VRFocus’ Nina Salomons was able to sit down with Jason Hayato Higa, Localisation Lead at XSEED, to discuss the upcoming release and…

New Screenshots Released For RollerCoaster Tycoon Joyride

Atari have released a number of new screenshots for their upcoming virtual reality (VR) title RollerCoaster Tycoon Joyride. The title, which was announced earlier in the year, is planned to release for PlayStation VR and will give players a chance to truly immerse themselves within the classic RollerCoaster Tycoon experience with some new twists. For the…

New Trailer For VR Multiplayer Title Seeking Dawn Arrives

With virtual reality (VR) moving towards a more mature phase of development, we’re starting to see larger adventures coming to life, particularly for the high-end platforms such as PlayStation VR, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. Developer Multiverse Entertainment are seeking to continue and expand upon that trends with Seeking Dawn, which has just seen the…

NextVR Release Third Episode In Their Paranormal Evidence Series

Fans of NextVR’s paranormal investigation series will be happy to hear that following enthusiastic fan feedback that the virtual reality (VR) series is getting a third installment. This new episode is titled “Paranormal Evidence: Missouri State Penitentiary” and as the title points towards, this episode will take viewers inside the Missouri State Penitentiary to look investigate for…

Animal Force To Deploy Onto The PlayStation Store For The U.S. Next Month

PlayStation VR owners might well recall videogame publisher Oasis Games. The Chinese company, formed in 2011, is one of several of the more prolific publishers of virtual reality (VR) videogames. Including puzzle adventure title Light Tracer, escape room horror Dying: Reborn and colourful pixel-stylised shoot-em-up Pixel Gear. The latter of which was the recipient of…

Animal Force To Deploy Onto The PlayStation Store For The U.S. Next Month

PlayStation VR owners might well recall videogame publisher Oasis Games. The Chinese company, formed in 2011, is one of several of the more prolific publishers of virtual reality (VR) videogames. Including puzzle adventure title Light Tracer, escape room horror Dying: Reborn and colourful pixel-stylised shoot-em-up Pixel Gear. The latter of which was the recipient of…

Animal Force To Deploy Onto The PlayStation Store For The U.S. Next Month

PlayStation VR owners might well recall videogame publisher Oasis Games. The Chinese company, formed in 2011, is one of several of the more prolific publishers of virtual reality (VR) videogames. Including puzzle adventure title Light Tracer, escape room horror Dying: Reborn and colourful pixel-stylised shoot-em-up Pixel Gear. The latter of which was the recipient of…

SculptrVR Appears on PlayStation VR

Not every virtual reality (VR) application is about pure entertainment, some of them offer a way for users to tap into their creative side. SculptrVR has previously offered users on HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Google Daydream the chance to create intricate 3D objects within VR. The PlayStation VR version allows users to take up…

SculptrVR Appears on PlayStation VR

Not every virtual reality (VR) application is about pure entertainment, some of them offer a way for users to tap into their creative side. SculptrVR has previously offered users on HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Google Daydream the chance to create intricate 3D objects within VR. The PlayStation VR version allows users to take up…

A PlayStation VR 2 Wish List

The PlayStation VR is a fine bit of virtual reality equipment, which offers some great videogaming experiences without needing to invest the time and money in buying or building a VR-capable PC rig. However, the PlayStation Vr in its current form does have some drawbacks, something which we hope the next iteration of the device…

Déraciné Is A Return To From Software’s Pre-Dark Souls Roots

One of the most surprising VR reveals from E3 last week was Déraciné, a new PlayStation VR (PSVR) exclusive from Dark Souls and Bloodborne developer, From Software. Directed by Hidetaka Miyazaki, the game is very different from the two action series he’s best known for, but that doesn’t mean Déraciné is unlike anything the team…

First Contact Entertainment Reveal More On Firewall Zero Hour In Interview

During the  Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2018 show, First Contact Entertainment were around to showcase their upcoming virtual reality (VR) title, Firewall Zero Hour. VRFocus’ Nina Salomons got the chance to speak with Damoun Shabestari, Creative producer, First Contact Entertainment, about the title and learn more about the drive to build a multiplayer, tactical shooter in VR. For…

Go Behind The Scenes Of Arca’s Path In New Dev Story Trailer

Upcoming virtual reality (VR) title Arca’s Path from Dream Reality Interactive and Rebellion have released a new ‘Dev Story‘ trailer which offers an insight into the creation and team behind this charming title. The title is about a young girl who finds a mask and is transported to a simulated, fairy tale looking world where…

John Cusack & Christina Ricci Make Their VR Debut In ‘Distorted Reality’

Another VR project starring AAA talent shows how the immersive medium is continuing to attract more of Hollywood’s biggest names. To compliment the theatrical film release of Distorted on June 22nd, Minds Eye Entertainment and SkyVR have partnered to produce Distorted Reality, a scripted, live-action cinematic VR distributed through OneTouchVR on Google Daydream, Oculus Go,…

The Exorcist: Legion VR is Now Available on PlayStation VR

Widely regarded as one of the scariest and most effective horror films ever made, The Exorcist has been scaring audiences since its release in 1973. Now the author of the Exorcist series, William Peter Blatty, is bringing the horror to virtual reality (VR) for users of the PlayStation VR. The Exorcist: Legion VR consists of…

Kona Finally Makes it to Virtual Reality

Fans and Kickstarter backers of Parabole’s Kona have been eagerly awaiting the title’s arrival in virtual reality (VR), a feature that was promised back in 2015, when the Kickstarter was originally launched. After a long wait, the time has finally arrived, as Kona VR is now available. Parabole have announced that to celebrate the 1st…

VR vs. E3 2018 In Absentia Alternative Awards

Welcome once again to VR vs. The weekly opinion piece written by ‘the one who isn’t a writer’ on VRFocus, because… well, I can’t even remember why any more. But I’ve been doing this for long enough to be able to welcome you, for the third year running, to my In Absentia Alternative Awards. That’s…

Snowy Adventure Game Kona Gets A Surprise VR Release On PSVR

Let me take you on a bit of a history trip here. Nearly four years ago now, indie developer Parabole ran a Kickstarter campaign for an episodic mystery game named Kona. Set in snowy Quebec, it had players investigating the strange disappearance of an entire group of people. The campaign raised $44,271 CAD and promised…

Microsoft Has No Plans For ‘Xbox Consoles In VR’

Microsoft’s messaging around VR on Xbox has been confused to say the least, having introduced its Xbox One X console to the world in 2016 stating that it would support “high fidelity VR”, then promising that ‘Mixed Reality’ experiences would come to the console this year. None of that has happened, though, and getting a…

Rebellion Release New Screenshots for Arca’s Path

There are surprisingly few virtual reality (VR) videogames that make use of the idea of gaze control, and even fewer that do it well. Dream Reality Interactive and publisher Rebellion are hoping to give this type of control scheme a revival with Arca’s Path. Arca’s Path has been designed to be a serene and relaxing…