Windows VR Headset Comparison: HP vs Acer

For the past year and a half the world has known two primary PC VR ecosystems: the Oculus Home-powered Oculus Rift (and Touch controllers) and the SteamVR-powered HTC Vive (although the Rift works on SteamVR too, but that’s beside the point sort of). There have been a handful of others that popped up, like OSVR,…

The 9 Best VR Games Of 2017 So Far

As hard as it is to believe, we’re over halfway through 2017, and what a year it’s been. The Oculus Rift and HTC Vive are now a year into their lifecycles and Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) isn’t far behind. We’ve seen developers really start to get much more comfortable with these headsets, and that’s lead…

The Solus Project Coming Soon To PlayStation VR

Developers Teotl Studios and Grip Digital have announced that first-person exploration/survival title The Solus Project will be released on PlayStation VR on 18th September, 2017. Previously available on Steam for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, The Solus Project puts the player in the role of a scout, sent to search a distant planet to look…

League of War: VR Arena Brings More Couch Multiplayer to PSVR

Munky Fun, the team behind the hit free-to-play mobile game League of War: Mercenaries, announced they’re bringing the popular franchise to PlayStation VR with League of War: VR Arena. The arena-style pseudo-tabletop strategy game sees players selecting units, placing them on the battlefield, and watching the ensuing fireworks as tanks, flamethrowers, and helicopters (among others)…

Job Simulator Meets The Shooting Range In The Frantic Shooty Fruity

You know how it is; you’re bagging your groceries at the supermarket, when a giant watermelon rolls in with an angry expression intent on squishing you, so you grab your revolver from overhead and unload a round on him with one hand while continuing to scan your produce with the other. That damn fruit is…

Preview: Shooty Fruity – Should’ve Taken that Job in McDonald’s

Job Simulator: The 2050 Archives was undoubtedly a highlight of the first wave of modern virtual reality (VR) consumer software, and so it’s perhaps inevitable that a number of copycat titles would emerge. While this argument could easily be levelled at nDreams – which readily admit Owlchemy Labs’ hit was an influence – Shooty Fruity…

Shoot the Fruit in nDreams’ New VR Exclusive

nDreams has today announced a new virtual reality (VR) exclusive title, Shooty Fruity, in development for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and PlayStation VR. Set for release late in 2017, Shooty Fruity casts the player in the role of a cashier at a convenience store that’s being overrun by mutated fruit. Shooty Fruity cashiers must face…

Marble Land Invokes The Spirit of 80s Arcade In VR

Those who are old enough to remember classic arcade and Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) title Marble Madness may be interested to know that one of the earliest examples of the physics puzzle videogame is being brought into the 21st Century by incorporating the simple concept into a virtual reality (VR) environment with Marble Land. Marble…

These are the Nominees for VR Bound’s First VR Awards

As we reported last February, VR Bound- along with sponsors, including AMD and HP- are organizing the inaugural VR awards in London on September 23rd. VR Bound announced the shortlisted nominees for the awards’ twelve categories earlier this weekm and you can see them below. VR Headset of the Year: HTC Vive Oculus Rift Razer…

Ancient Amuletor Will Be Getting DLC

Publishers of PlayStation VR wave shooter Ancient Amuletor, Time of VR have announced on Twitter their intention to bring downloadable content to the title, starting with a new level titled The Void which will be released on 29th August, 2017. Ancient Amuletor is a first-person wave shooter set in a fantasy world inspired by ancient…

Eve: Valkyrie – Warzone Goes Cross-Platform is This a bad Sign for VR?

Virtual reality (VR) fans may know Eve: Valkyrie from their release on the Oculus Rift in March 2016 and then consequent release to the PlayStation VR and HTC Vive CCP has slowly been adding new maps, mods achievements and improvements. Today CCP Games announced that on September the 26th Eve: Valkyrie will become Eve: Valkyrie…

EVE: Valkyrie Opens Up Cross-Play With Non-VR Players

EVE: Valkyrie has been one of the early success stories of virtual reality (VR), opening up the possibilities of VR to an audience who might not have considered it before. Now the spin-off from the popular MMO EVE Online is opening up to an even greater audience with the announcement of EVE: Valkyrie – Warzone…

EVE: Valkyrie Is Getting A Non-VR Mode And A Big Price Drop

Update: The non-VR version of EVE: Valkyrie is indeed coming to PC too. Original story: Since its launch alongside the Oculus Rift back in March 2016, CCP Games’ EVE: Valkyrie has remained one of the biggest games for VR headsets. Soon, though, you won’t need a headset to play it. CCP has just introduced what…

League of War is Coming to PlayStation VR

The strategy genre has received something of a boost from the increasing popularity of virtual reality (VR). That trend looks set to continue, as San Francisco-based developer MunkyFun have announced that its popular mobile strategy franchise League of War will be coming to PlayStation VR with League of War: VR Arena. Probably best known for…

Quar: Battle for Gate 18 Dated for PlayStation VR

Last month Funbox Media revealed that Steel Wool Games’ Quar: Battle for Gate 18 will be coming to PlayStation VR later this year. It’s now been confirmed that the virtual reality (VR) strategy title will make its console debut with a retail boxed edition on 27th October 2017. Based on the award winning Table Top…

Kaiju Driving Range is a Free Add-On for 100ft Robot Golf

On Monday, 100ft Robot Golf makers No Goblin unveiled their newest add-on, Kaiju Driving Range, via the PlayStation blog. The rubber monster-inspired DLC is free for all PS4 100ft Robot Golf owners. With local multiplayer, one person plays as a robot on the TV, while another straps on the PSVR headset to assume the role…

VR vs. Holidays

“Oh hey, I’ve been keeping up with your Op-Eds.” “Op-Eds?” I found myself echoing back at the speaker of the statement tiredly. My sleep is notoriously bad as I’ve mentioned previously. Indeed, it is 3:30am as I write this and whilst very tired indeed I am unable to find rest. Which over time really does…

US Prison System Documentary ‘Step to the Line’ Released on Within

In April, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg announced the launch of Step to the Line, a 360-degree documentary taking an in depth look at the American penal system. Created as part of Oculus’ Creators Lab, the film exclusively released for Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR. Within has bought the distribution rights, so now the documentary can be found through its…

The Lost Bear Coming To PlayStation VR End of August

The official twitter for independent development studio Oddbug Studio has announced that its hand-drawn 2D platform title The Lost Bear will be launched on PlayStation VR on 31st August, 2017 for a price of $12.99 (GBP). The title’s director, Daniel Robinson had previously indicated that The Lost Bear was headed to an August release on…

StarBlood Arena Demo Coming to EU PlayStation Store Today, US Tomorrow

WhiteMoon Dreams launched its six degrees-of-freedom (6DoF) shooter StarBlood Arena in April for PlayStation VR. Today the studio has announced it’ll be releasing a demo version for free, allowing headset owners to get a feel for the title before buying it. Being a demo WhiteMoon Dreams only wants to give you a little taster of this frantic,…

Radial-G: Racing Revolved Getting Boxed Edition on PlayStation 4

The long awaited PlayStation 4 edition of Radial-G: Racing Revolved is nearly with us, but prior to release developer Tammeka Games has revealed to VRFocus that a retail boxed edition of the videogame will be made available alongside the digital edition on PlayStation Network. Set to launch in September 2017, both editions of the videogame…

Discounted Pre-Orders For Don’t Knock Twice Available Now

Horror title Don’t Knock Twice for the PlayStation VR is planned to be released on 5th September 2017. Developers Wales Interactive have now launched pre-orders for the title on the PlayStation Store, complete with a 20% discount for users in the European region. Don’t Knock Twice is a first-person horror experience based on a horror…

Practice Those Swings When Kaiju Driving Range Comes to 100ft Robot Golf

One of the quirkiest titles available for PlayStation VR is No Goblins 100ft Robot Golf. As the name implies, the studio has mixed the slow paced game of golf with giant mechs. Today it’s been announced that the videogame will get an update in September, with players able to take their skills to the Kaiju Driving Range….

Final Fantasy XV: Monster of the Deep Gameplay Details Revealed

Final Fantasy XV: Monster of the Deep was officially announced at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Los Angeles, back in June. However, few details on exactly how the videogame will play on PlayStation VR have been revealed. That is, until now. Details revealed earlier this month at the PlayStation Experience South East Asia, Kuala…

Time Carnage Revealed as Wales Interactive’s Next VR Title

UK-based developer Wales Interactive is due to launch its first virtual reality (VR) title, Don’t Knock Twice, a horror movie spin-off in September. That’s not all the studio is working on with the company also revealing a new project in the form of a survival shooter called Time Carnage. You play a time travelling trophy hunter armed to the…

Sony Announces PlayStation Press Conference for Paris Games Week

While Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) had a massive presence at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in June, with a pre-event press conference that had quite a few announcements, this month’s Gamescom isn’t looking as promising. That might be due to SIE’s announcement that it’ll be returning to Paris Games Week in October, with a media…

PlayStation Media Showcase Announced For Paris Games Week

In a somewhat surprising move, Sony has announced that it will be hosting a PlayStation Media Showcase during this year’s Paris Games Week. The showcase will be taking place on October 30th at 9am PT/12pm ET/4pm BT. The news is unexpected given that the company decided not to host a showcase at the event last…

VR Bound Announces Nominees For Inaugural 2017 VR Awards

An evening dedicated to celebrating the past years VR accomplishments. Back in March, VR Bound along with their partners AMD, Foundry and HP asked VR enthusiast from all around the globe to nominate VR experiences, hardware, startups and innovations in 12 different categories for the inaugural 2017 VR Awards; an elegant black-tie event which will be held at the legendary…

Checkout These Menacing Screenshots for Horror Title Don’t Knock Twice

Earlier this week VRFocus reported on Wales Interactive announcing that its virtual reality VR) title Don’t Knock Twice will be released in a few weeks time on 5th September 2017 for HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and PlayStation VR. For the announcement the studio released a new trailer and now VRFocus has some more screenshots for you to…

Ultrawings Lands on Samsung Gear VR

Bit Planet Games, LLC, has launched the popular Ultrawings on Samsung Gear VR. Following its Oculus Rift and HTC Vive debut, the developer recently announced Ultrawings will be flying onto PlayStation VR soon and now the videogame has landed on the leading mobile virtual reality (VR) platform from Samsung and Oculus VR. Ultrawings on Samsung…