Gran Turismo Sport Confirmed for October

Today, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) has officially confirmed the release date for PlayStation VR compatible title, Gran Turismo Sport. The racing tile will arrive on 18th October and as you might expect there are plenty of special editions going to be available. Pre-orders have already launched on the European PlayStation.Store, with the standard version retailing…

PlayStation VR Adventure Theseus Confirmed for July Launch

Back in February developer Forge Reply announced work on its first virtual reality (VR) title, an action-adventure set in the mythical worlds of Greek gods with Theseus. Then last month the studio confirmed the videogame would be coming to just the PlayStation VR this summer. Today, an exact date has been announced, 26th July 2017. A…

VR Title Polybius Gets Prominence in New Nine Inch Nails Music Video

We’ve already seen how virtual reality (VR) can make a great accompaniment to music, and proper use of VR tech can lead to stupendous music videos, as displayed by Bjork’s music video for Notget and the Gorillaz continuing involvement with VR. Now trippy trance shooter Polybius forms the basis of the music video for new…

The Best Oculus Rift Games of 2017 So Far

It’s already halfway through 2017 and what a year it’s been for Oculus Rift. There’s been highs and lows for the company and Facebook, restructuring, people leaving, lawsuits and so much more. But where you, the customer, are concerned it’s all about playing great videogames on the first high-end head-mounted display (HMD) to come to…

Kaiji VR: Steel Beam Crossing of Despair Launch Date Announced

Anime and Manga of various types are starting to see adaptations into virtual reality (VR) experiences as VR continues to grow. Manga series Kaiji was announced as getting an adaptation into a VR title that follows one of the lethal contests from the manga some time ago, and developers Solid Sphere have now announced the…

One Piece Crew Sails Towards PlayStation VR

One Piece is one of the most popular anime series in the world, boasting a huge fanbase. As a result, the crew of Straw Hat Pirates have appeared in many videogames already, featuring in various genres from platformers to action-adventure titles. Now the crew will be heading to the PlayStation VR. One Piece first began…

Farpoint Dev Wants To See Improved Move Controllers For PSVR Successor

As the first developer to support PlayStation VR’s (PSVR’s) Aim Controller, Farpoint creator Impulse Gear is well-versed on the control issues that Sony’s VR headset faces. That’s why one member of the studio is eager to see the next iteration of the PlayStation Move motion controllers. In an interview with Finder, Impulse Gear founder Seth…

A One Piece Game Is Coming To PSVR

Good news manga and anime fans; one of the most popular series to come out of Japan in the past two decades is on its way to PlayStation VR (PSVR) Gematsu reports that a One Piece title is in development for Sony’s headset, though there isn’t a whole lot more to go on right now….

A Guide to the Xbox One Game Pad for HTC Vive

The Xbox controller, both in the form of the Xbox One gamepad and its predecessor from the Xbox 360 have become night-universal additions for anyone wanting to play videogames on a PC. Though a lot of PC purists would insist on keyboard and mouse for controls, in virtual reality (VR) environments something simple and familiar…

Amazon Prime Day Deals Include PlayStation VR, HTC Vive and Samsung Gear VR

If you’ve been in the market for a virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) but have been awaiting some decent deals to appear this week certainly has one or two available. Yesterday VRFocus reported on Oculus launching a very aggressive promotion for the Oculus Rift with Touch, dropping the price down to $399 USD/£399 GBP…

A Guide to HTC Vive’s Wand Controllers

Unlike the Oculus Rift or PlayStation VR, the HTC Vive comes bundled with its tracked motion controllers as standard and has done since launch. This was one of the factors that led some early adopters to choose the HTC Vive over the Oculus Rift. How to Use HTC Vive Controllers In order to make use…

Wild West Management Sim Dino Frontier Receives Official PlayStation VR Launch Date

During last year’s PlayStation Experience in December, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) showcased a few titles for PlayStation VR during the showcase, mainly all sandwiched into one long trailer. One of those was Dino Frontier, a quirky looking management sim from Uber Entertainment that mashed up the Wild West with dinosaurs. Today, the studio has revealed an official…

Amazon’s Prime Day Offers Discounts On PSVR and HTC Vive

So many of us have barely recovered from the Steam Summer Sale and we’re already being hit with another wave of attacks on our wallet via Amazon’s Prime Day. If you haven’t pulled the trigger on the next level of entertainment, there’s no better time than now with PSVR and HTC Vive both available in…

Fantastic Contraption Serves Up A Stellar PSVR Port

Truth be told, I had nothing but the utmost confidence that Fantastic Contraption’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) port would set a high bar. Northway and Radial Games’ gem of a puzzler might be best suited to room-scale gameplay, but the developers’ combined knack for intuitive controls and the game’s at-your-own-pace approach assured me that they’d figure…

CastleStorm VR is Coming to PlayStation VR Next Month

Last year Zen Studios released its second virtual reality (VR) title after Pinball FX 2 VR with CastleStorm VR for both Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR. Today, the studio has announced that headset support is being expanded with the PlayStation VR version due to arrive on 1st August. CastleStorm VR is a 2D, action-strategy role-playing game (RPG) that…

The Lost Bear, a 2D Platformer by Oddbug Studio Revealed for PlayStation VR

British indie developer Oddbug Studio and Fabrik Games (Filthy Lucre developer and publisher) have announced a new title for PlayStation VR, a 2D, hand-drawn platformer called The Lost Bear. Set in 3D virtual reality (VR) environments, The Lost Bear brings classic videogame platforming to Sony Interactive Entertainmnet’s (SIE) head-mounted display. A puzzle adventure, the main character is…

Oculus Rift Cuts Price Again Amid Struggling Sales

The VR price war is heating up again as Oculus cuts their price of their Rift headset and Touch controller bundle once more to £400 ($400 in the US) as of today, as Facebook tries to boost flagging sales and pitch VR as the future of media. The announcement comes amid a troubled period for…

The Lost Bear Is An Immersive 2D Platformer For PSVR

At E3 last month Sony showed off a heap of new game trailers whilst decorating the stage around them to fit the tone. Zombies hung from the ceiling during a Days Gone demo, for example. It was a cool way to spruce up the showcase, but The Lost Bear is taking the concept and running…

Survios has Been Listening to You and Delivers: Raw Data

VRFocus has extensively covered what Survios has been doing, but if you haven’t tried out Raw Data here’s a little recap. Raw Data is a first-person (FPS) experience designed for the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. With the help of a katana and a pistol you will have to fight off a wave of robot…

Oculus Rift And Touch Bundle Get Huge Price Cut To $399 For Six-Week Sale

Starting today and running for the next six weeks, Oculus has announced that an Oculus Rift + Touch bundle will cost only $399. This is a huge (temporary) price cut from the previously established $598 tag, which was an approximately $100 price cut from the previous ~$700 cost that both ran most people. After the six-week long…

Closed Beta Sign-ups Open For Gunheart

It’s been a few months since developer Drifter Entertainment announced their debut videogame in both virtual reality (VR) and general, a futuristic shooter using teleportation that is inspired by peers of the genre such as the Gears of War and Halo franchises. “We’ve set out to create a game that we can’t wait to play…

Why Starbreeze Studio Is Pursuing A ‘Crazy’ Vision For Arcade-Scale VR

Sweden’s Starbreeze Studios made its name as the publisher of games such as Pay Day, Pay Day 2, Dead by Daylight, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons. And now the company is also expanding into virtual reality hardware with its StarCade headset. Built in partnership with Acer, Starbreeze is providing high-end VR technology to IMAX, the high-end movie…

Community Download: Do You Still Use Your Samsung Gear VR?

Hello everybody! It’s been awhile since we did a Community Download. The wonderful human that used to write them every weekend, Joe Durbin, is no longer working at UploadVR so we decided to let the series take a rest out of respect *pours one out.* But now we’re back and ready to stir up some…

SEGA To Reveal Sonic The Hedgehog Augmented Reality Experience At SDCC

When it comes to virtual reality (VR) the usually highly experimental SEGA have been a tad hesitant to embrace the new technology. With the exception being the releases on PlayStation 4 of the PlayStation VR compatible games relating to Hatsune Miku. But Miku and her Vocaloid brethren are still licenced characters, and SEGA have yet…

Front Defense Is Called Up To Steam

It’s World War II and the theatre of war is about to welcome a new act to the stage. With the Normandy invasion over it’s now up to the Allied forces to begin reclaiming swathes of Europe still under the heel of the vile Nazi’s jackboot. Developed by Fantahorn Studio, a first-party developer of publisher…

Fantastic Contraption Hits PSVR Next Week With Exclusive Levels

Coming off the back of a great E3, PlayStation VR (PSVR) is set to have a big month with some anticipated new releases. The first of those releases hits next week. We’re of course talking about Fantastic Contraption. Confirmed for release last year, Northway Games’ awesome creation title, which was a launch game for HTC…

Darknet Is Now Available On All Major VR Platforms

E McNeill’s Darknet was one of the first full games to release for a VR headset, and now it’s one of the first to be available for all major devices, too. This week the indie developer has launched his sci-fi hacking game on Google’s Daydream platform. It’s the fifth platform the game has now been…

Call Of Cthulhu From Cyanide Studios May Eventually Get VR Support

Behind closed doors at E3 2017 journalists were given a glimpse of Cyanide Studio‘s Call of Cthulhu. The game embraces its Lovecraftian roots fully, giving players an opportunity to explore a mystery that could end with them going absolutely mad. It’s a formula that should work wonderfully for VR and, while the developers are certainly…

Fantastic Contraption Gets an Official PlayStation VR Launch Date

If you love virtual reality (VR) puzzle experiences then Northway Games and Radial Games’ Fantastic Contraption has to be one of the best. An original launch title for HTC Vive and then arriving on release day for Oculus Touch, the lighthearted building title now has a confirmed released date for Sony Interactive Entertainment’s (SIE) PlayStation VR. Back…