E3 2017: Hands-On With The Creepy World Of The Inpatient

I love scary games. Resident Evil 7 is probably my favorite VR game to date and is very likely my overall favorite game this year that isn’t part of the Zelda franchise. That being said, demoing supposedly scary games in a convention setting is usually a bad idea. The lights are bright, the sounds are…

Play Chess For Your Soul In Chess Ultra

Best known as a videogames publisher rather than a developer, Ripstone Games has announced the launch of the first title to be entirely developed by its in-house development team; Chess Ultra. The title will be heading to PC and console, with virtual reality (VR) versions available for PlayStation VR, HTC Vive, and Oculus Rift. Non-VR…

Rumours Of LA Noire Remastered – May Include VR Support

Rumours of a return of the popular detective title have been circulating for several months now, after a tweet from an industry insider indicated that LA Noire: Remastered might be heading to the Nintendo Switch. Now rumours are indicating that the rumoured remaster might have first-person mode and virtual reality (VR) support. The rumours came…

Preview: The Inpatient – A Dark Emotional Journey into the Mind

There’s nothing like a good horror videogame to showcase the immersive qualities of virtual reality (VR), and Supermassive Games knows this with its upcoming psychological experience The Inpatient for PlayStation VR. Making its debut at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2017 last week, the title showcased a direction for the studio that enables players to choose an emotional…

Spider-Man Homecoming is Swinging into Virtual Reality for Free

Image Credit: Sony Pictures Virtual Reality, Marvel Studios It’s a good time to be a webslinger. Insomniac Games’ PS4 game based on everyone’s favourite awkward super hero was one of the highlights of this month’s E3 presentation. Marvel Films have finally got access to Spider-Man for their cinematic universe, and the resulting movie, Spider-Man Homecoming…

Report: LA Noire Getting A PSVR Remaster

Rockstar Games is known for pretty consistently releasing some of the best games on the planet such as Grand Theft Auto V and Red Dead Redemption. But one of its most divisive games of the last decade, LA Noire, could be the first to make it into VR. WWG cites three separate sources related to…

Sony’s New PSVR Trailer Recaps Big E3 2017 Announcements

PlayStation VR (PSVR) easily had the best showing of any headset at E3 last week, though that’s more down to the absence of the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive than it is anything else. Still, there were some big announcements for the headset, which are recapped in the trailer below. Yesterday Sony posted this sizzle…

You Can Buy A PSVR Headset Right Now For $300

Sales on VR hardware have been  few and far between ever since we entered the consumer-age of modern virtual reality. Most deals on PC-powered devices such as the Rift and Vive have only come as a result of bundled deals with VR-ready computers. Discounted prices for headsets in and of themselves though have been a…

Preview: Preta: Vendetta Rising – Cross-Platform ARPG VR Gaming

Illion Games’ Preta: Vendetta Rising has had a rather muted unveiling. There was no big splash before its playable debut at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Los Angeles, and only a trailer made from captured in-game footage. VRFocus was surprised to learn then, that the videogame is already looking in a fairly complete state,…

One of the Largest VR Action Survival Games: Seeking Dawn

There are many virtual reality (VR) skeptics, but this years’ Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) proved that VR games are finally becoming more refined and of higher quality. Besides trying to find VR games at the major conferences like the Sony and Bethesda conferences, there were plenty of other VR games out on the E3 show floor…

VR vs. E3 2017 In Absentia Alternative Awards – Part 1

Every website it seems nowadays has their own awards they give out at the main gaming expos, these are either ‘metaphorical’ awards where they are announced by way of a top five video or the like or alternatively there is a physical award which is attached to the booth. Unfortunately I cannot give out either of…

Preview: Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown – Top Gun for VR

The Ace Combat franchise has been a highly successful series that’s going to spawn its seventh iteration in 2018 with Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Steam. In addition to the standard console and PC versions Bandai Namco has developed a virtual reality (VR) component which will be exclusive to PlayStation VR, and during the recent…

Best Oculus Rift Games Of E3 2017

Last year’s E3 was pivotal for virtual reality due to it taking place before the launch of Oculus Touch and PlayStation VR (PSVR,) a fact reflected on the expo floor with a heavier presence then. Although 2017 didn’t have quite as large of a presence overall, there were still plenty of quality experiences that the…

Sony Held Back on PlayStation VR Marketing Because of Supply Issues

It has been reported before on VRFocus that executives at Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) were somewhat taken aback by the success of the PlayStation VR headset, despite much speculation on the reasons for this, part of it may have to do with how SIE marketed the product – or rather, how they didn’t market the product….

VR Movie Inspired by eSports Is Coming to PlayStation VR

The world of eSports is growing every year, seeking to get closer to the mainstream and be accepted as a ‘real’ sport alongside football, tennis and motor racing. The genre of sports films is well-established, often featuring inspiring messages, such as the ones featured in movies such as Field of Dreams. Now eSports is getting…

Best PSVR Games Of E3 2017

Now that E3 2017 has officially come and gone it’s time to take a moment and look back to reflect. While this was definitely a good show for gamers of all types, it’s hard to argue that it was actually overall better than last year’s show. Last year at E3 we were just a few…

Preview: Bravo Team – Army of Two on Steroids

Let’s start with a statement: Shooting stuff in videogames is great. You know it is. Whether it’s first-person, third-person, side-scrolling, or anything in between, if a percentage had to be put on the amount of titles that allow you to kill something with a gun it would be high, very high. And that’s no different…

Mario Kart VR Keeps Arcades Relevant a Little Longer

Hot on the heels of the Evangelion VR experience, comes the announcement of Mario Kart Arcade GP VR. A (currently) arcade-only VR title that puts you in the seat of the iconic Nintendo characters that like to tool around a magical go kart track in their spare time, hurling fruit, animal parts and other weird…

Watch The Trailer For Until Dawn’s Prequel, The Inpatient

To say the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2017 has had a great showing of PlayStation VR games would an understatement. We saw loads of fantastic virtual reality (VR) titles, including two more from Until Dawn developers Supermassive Games, who brought this fascinating trailer for The Inpatient. The Inpatient is a PlayStation VR exclusive, set 60…

See High Flying Ace Combat 7 In These New Screenshots

Bandai Namco’s sky soaring jet piloting game Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown is coming as a PlayStation VR exclusive, and we have the latest screenshots. The videogame will take players on an incredible aerial journey as they take in majestic sights in virtual reality (VR). It wasn’t that long ago that Ace Combat’s franchise director,…

Enter the World of Skyrim in this Skyrim VR Official Trailer

Since its release in 2011, players have been wanting more and more reasons to jump back into the world of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, and finally, at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2017 during Sony Interactive Entertainment’s (SIE) press conference we finally got the official unveiling of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR….

See More From Supermassive Games’ Bravo Team in These New Screens

The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2017 had its fair share of surprise virtual reality (VR) announcements – no one expected another two VR videogames from Until Dawn developers Supermassive Games, for example. One of their newly announced VR titles is Bravo Team, a new PlayStation VR shooter, and we have the latest screenshots. Players in…

VRobot Gets New “Transformers” Update Which Gives You An Awesome Sword

What does every giant robot need? Like, aside from equally giant lasers, rockets, thrusters, etc.? That’s right. A giant sword which folds out and looks really cool. Well Luden.io heard your calls, and their game VRobot has now got a giant sword, and it’s fantastic. The update is called the Transformers Update – yes, based…

Hit VR Shooter Raw Data Gets Full Release and New Features

Survios’ massively popular virtual reality (VR) shooter is giving players another reason to put on their head-mounted displays (HMDs). Raw Data is getting a brand-new update, bringing the game out of early access and adding a whole host of new features. But before the full launch, Early Access players will be able to enjoy one…

See PlayStation VR’s Exclusive Bravo Team In This Official Trailer

The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2017 has introduced us to a brand new wave of PlayStation VR titles, enough to convince us that Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) are still serious about virtual reality (VR). Among others, we got treated to two brand-new titles from Supermassive Games, the experienced publisher who have made Until Dawn among…

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR Available to Pre-Order for PlayStation VR

The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2017 hasn’t disappointed this week with plenty of virtual reality (VR) news, one of the biggest being the confirmation of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR for Sony Interactive Entertainment’s (SIE) PlayStation VR. Due out later this year for the headset, owners can now pre-order their copy on PlayStation.Store. Available for £49.99…