Sunsoft’s VR MOBA Dark Eclipse Hits PSVR Next Week

Virtual reality will get a DOTA 2 rival next week. Dark Eclipse, a new multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game from Sunsoft, is coming to Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) headset on September 25th. In the app, you control one of three Leaders on a giant battlefield and must race to destroy the enemy base whilst…

Things Falling Into Place As Release Date for Tetris Effect Is Revealed

For the VRFocus team at E3 this year who got to explore the various virtual reality (VR) offerings available at the show, there was one title that stood out amongst all the others, despite being an adaptation of a 34-year-old videogame. Tetris Effect has been generating buzz in the VR community since it was announced,…

Seven New Games Coming to PlayStation VR This Week

PlayStation VR owners hankering for a new videogame to add to their collection are in for a treat this week, with seven titles due to launch on PlayStation Store. These cover a range of genres from sci-fi and puzzle to psychological horror and first-person shooters (FPS), there’s a little something for everyone.  Some of these…

Further Details on PlayStation VR Release of Space Channel 5 VR

Though the SEGA Dreamcast is long gone now, its legacy lives on in the form of the videogames that came to prominence on SEGA’s last console. One of those is Space Channel 5, whose virtual reality (VR) adaptation has been making the rounds at event in Japan, and now wil finally be getting a home…

VR FPS Title Battle X: Birth Of The Alliance Is Now Available

Battle X: Birth of the Alliance, the virtual reality (VR) first-person shooter (FPS) title from developer Naviworks has released on Steam, bringing its realistic and immersive combat to players around the world. Offering players an intense boots-on-the-ground experience, Battle X: Birth of the Alliance comes packed with a single player story and fast-paced online multiplayer that…

VR FPS Title Battle X: Birth Of The Alliance Is Now Available

Battle X: Birth of the Alliance, the virtual reality (VR) first-person shooter (FPS) title from developer Naviworks has released on Steam, bringing its realistic and immersive combat to players around the world. Offering players an intense boots-on-the-ground experience, Battle X: Birth of the Alliance comes packed with a single player story and fast-paced online multiplayer that…

This Week In VR Sport: Basketball Training, Realistic Driving And VR Golf

Every weekend VRFocus brings you a number of sports and eSports related virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) stories as part of This Week In VR Sport. This week, Nex Team are using the latest AR technology of Apple’s flagship smartphone to help basketball players improve their game. The VR driving simulator T3R has confirmed it will…

World War Toons And Metal Slug Join Forces For New VR Arcade Experiences

Los Angeles-based developer Studio Roqovan, the team behind the virtual reality (VR) title World War Toons for PlayStation VR, have revealed a new project in the form of a World War Toons + Metal Slug VR Arcade game (WWT:MSVR). This upcoming room scale first-person shooter (FPS) VR action title will see the humorous take on…

Hands-on: Arca’s Path Is The VR Equivalent Of A Christmas Stocking Stuffer

Dream Reality Interactive might be onto something here. Its answer to making sure everyone from your grandparents to your nephew is trying VR this Christmas? Replace real presents with virtual ones. In this case, it’s the marble maze, a rare symbol of present-ized unification under the tree. It’s something that everyone can pick up, play…

‘I Expect You to Die’ Reaches $3 Million Revenue Mark Across All Platforms

I Expect You to Die (2016), the spy-themed puzzle game from Schell Games, was a big earner last year, achieving $1 million in revenue since its late-2016 until August 2017. Now a little over a year later, the studio reports they’ve recently closed in on the $3 million mark. Developed specif­i­cal­ly for VR, I Expect You To Die puts you…

VR Puzzle Title I Expect You To Die Passes $3 Million Milestone

Back in 2016 developer Schell Games released a virtual reality (VR) puzzle title called I Expect You To Die. The title was a success, gaining critical praise as well as an enthusiastic response from players. The developer has now revealed that I Expect You To Die has surpassed $3 million (USD) in earned revenue. I…

I Expect You To Die Clears $3 Million Revenue Milestone

I Expect You To Die from Schell Games surpassed a revenue milestone of $3 million. The spy-themed escape room VR game released in late 2016 and since shipped on every hand-controlled consumer VR platform alongside major updates that kept the game fresh over the last two years. It is available now on  Steam, Oculus, the…

Firewall Devs ‘Working Hard’ To Fix Squad Issues, Hosting

It sounds like you can expect Firewall Zero Hour‘s matchmaking problems to be fixed in the near future. In a post on the PlayStation Blog developer, First Contact Entertainment reassured fans that they were “working hard” to bring improvements to the PlayStation VR (PSVR) exclusive shooter, which launched late last month. Specifically, the team is…

PSVR Shooter Honor and Duty: D-Day Gets Open Beta Next Week

It might be time to put Firewall on pause for a bit; another PlayStation VR (PSVR) multiplayer shooter is getting an open beta next week. Strange Games’ Honor and Duty: D-Day, a World War II-era shooter, will have a free testing session in both the US and EU starting September 18th. The developer also explained…

Bow To Blood September Update Adds Easter Egg

PlayStation VR title Bow To Blood from Tribetoy will get its first free update adding a new race track and random event as well as more voice-over and bug fixes. A new community event with the update will also offer a clue to a “hidden treasure” in the game and the first player to find…

Alienware and Archiact Launch Sweepstakes for VR Gaming Rig

When it comes to virtual reality (VR) with devices such as HTC Vive, Oculus Rift or Windows Mixed Reality, large part of the experience comes from the power and quality of your PC. In order to get the best from VR, you need a great PC. This is not exactly an inexpensive task, however. To…

An Upgraded Last Labyrinth Heads To Tokyo Game Show Once Again

“Your eyes begin to adjust to the darkness, and you find yourself in a room you’ve never seen before. You go to stand but are barely able to move.  You look down to find that your arms and legs are strapped to a wheelchair. As the panic begins to set in, you catch a glimpse…

The Midnight Sanctuary Strikes PSVR Next Month

October is already known for being a spooky time of year, thanks to Halloween but PlayStation VR owners are set to receive an early fright thanks to an upcoming title for the headset now set for an October 4th 2018 release. An occult suspense 3D novel developed by Japanese indie developer of story-heavy videogames CAVYHOUSE and…

Space Channel 5 VR Prepares To Broadcast Onto PlayStation VR

The SEGA Dreamcast is unique as it is perhaps more beloved after its lifespan than during it. A case of not knowing what you had until it had gone, SEGA’s last home console was almost too ahead of its time in many ways and it and its videogame library brought about a great many ideas…

Firewall Zero Hour Stays Strong In This Week’s UK Charts

First Contact Entertainment’s Firewall Zero Hour made an impressive debut in the UK software charts last week (for an exclusive PSVR game), coming in just outside the top ten in the 11th spot. We’d assumed we’d see a dramatic fall for the game this week, but that’s not the case. The VR shooter only fell…

Ace Combat 7’s PSVR Support Looks Polished In New Footage

It won’t be too much longer until we can finally get out hands on Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown‘s exclusive PlayStation VR (PSVR) mode which, judging by this trailer, is shaping up very nicely indeed. The below footage, which was revealed at Sony’s PlayStation Line-Up Tour showcase in Japan yesterday, gives us a brief look…

DEEMO -Reborn- Is A PSVR Remake Of The Classic Rhythm Game

Deemo is a 2013 mobile game in which you tap on the screen using your fingers, like a piano, to the tune of various music tracks. Deemo -Reborn- which was just announced today with PSVR support, is a total re-imagining of that original rhythm-based music game. We’re just not sure how well the format will…

Supernatural Victorian VR Thriller The Awakened Announced

To anyone who studies that era of history, it becomes plain that the Victorians appeared to be somewhat obsessed with death and the supernatural. Ghost stories proliferated, fuelled by the rise of Spiritualism which claimed to offer proof of life after death. Developer Raylight Games is tapping into this in its upcoming Victorian virtual reality…

Sony Reveal Kingdom Hearts VR Experience

Ever since the Final Fantasy franchise started getting its own virtual reality (VR) spin-offs, there has been speculation about when or if that support would be heading over to popular sister franchise, Kingdom Hearts. It seems that fans are finally getting their wish with the announcement of the Kingdom Hearts VR Experience. The announcement was…

‘Everybody’s Golf VR’ Slated to Land Exclusively on PSVR in 2019

The long-standing golf series Everybody’s Golf is getting a PSVR game, developed by Clap Hanz in association with Sony’s Japan Studio. Announced today as a part of the pre-Tokyo Game Show ‘PS Lineup Tour’, Everybody’s Golf VR is coming exclusively to the platform. Clap Hanz Senior Producer Kentaro Motomura says in a PS blogpost that Everybody’s Golf VR will let players…

Everybody’s Golf VR Revealed Exclusively For PSVR

Sony’s Everybody’s Golf series is finally coming to PSVR. A spin-off of the Sony Japan/Clap Hands-developed series, Everybody’s Golf VR, was announced during the company’s pre-Tokyo Game Show (TGS) livestream this morning. From the looks of it, the game trades in the series’ usual cartoonish characters for a more realistic caddy that will accompany you…

‘Kingdom Hearts’ is Getting a VR Experience for PSVR This Holiday

Square Enix and Disney today announced that a special Kingdom Hearts: VR Experience is headed to PSVR this holiday season. According to Square Enix Senior PR Manager Emily Shoji, Kingdom Hearts fans will be able to “relive some of their favorite memories from the storied franchise with this special, immersive experience.” Launching sometime this holiday season, the experience is…