PSVR’s Ace Combat 7 Delayed Into 2018

Bad news for PlayStation VR (PSVR) fans that were looking to take to the skies later this year: Bandai Namco’s Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown has been delayed into 2018. Franchise director Kazutoki Kono confirmed as much in a letter released today. He reasoned that, while developer Project ACES was aiming to get the game…

Cosmic Trip Is Finally Getting A Full Release, Deluxe Edition Revealed

We’re quite fond of Funktronic Labs’ Cosmic Trip here at UploadVR. The PC VR title offers from wonderful strategic gameplay even in its pre-release phase. The title’s soon set to move onto its full release, however. Cosmic Trip originally released in Early Access just under a year ago on the HTC Vive and came to…

Review: Polybius

As covered previously on VRFocus, Polybius is a game that comes out of internet videogaming legend. With inspiration taken from a tale of government conspiracy and arcade machines that cause nausea, dizziness and amnesia, it’s appropriate that Polybius has an air of mystery about it. It’s also apt that it is a mind-blowing, psychedelic experience…

‘Farpoint’ + PSVR Aim Review

Sony’s new VR peripheral, the PSVR Aim, launches today alongside Farpoint, a sci-fi VR FPS that was specially made with the controller in mind. Those who have been PlayStation fans for many years will remember that this isn’t the first time the company has made a gun peripheral, and those prior attempts didn’t see much success….

Farpoint Review: A Good Game That Could Have Been Great

Farpoint is a rare game. It’s rare in the sense that it’s one of the first truly made-for-VR titles that is 100% based on full analog stick movement without teleporting around. But most importantly, Farpoint is rare in the sense that it really feels like it has the polish and breadth of a AAA game….

PSVR Aim Controller Review: Feel The Game Like Never Before

I’ve never really cared for peripheral devices. As much as I loved playing Guitar Hero and Rock Band (and I really loved it, ask any of my past neighbors) I still hated having to plug extra stuff into my system. Plus, it takes up so much extra room and it never, ever, works as well…

The 5 Best Free VR Games Available Right Now

So you’ve just bought your PC and VR headset. You’re raring to jump into virtual worlds but, let’s face it, you’re probably about $1,000 lighter than you were yesterday and gaming is not a cheap hobby. Surely there’s a way to test the waters of VR without having to throw down yet more cash? As…

The 5 Best Free VR Games Available Right Now

So you’ve just bought your PC and VR headset. You’re raring to jump into virtual worlds but, let’s face it, you’re probably about $1,000 lighter than you were yesterday and gaming is not a cheap hobby. Surely there’s a way to test the waters of VR without having to throw down yet more cash? As…

Game Offers PSVR Bundle With Farpoint, Resident Evil 7 Free

Given that VR headsets are so expensive, we’re always on the lookout for deals that might entice more people to dive in, and UK retailer Game might just have the best offer yet for PlayStation VR (PSVR). The company is currently offering Sony’s headset along with a copy of the rather excellent PSVR compatible survival…

Sony’s UK Job Listings Indicate Company’s Dedication to PlayStation VR

Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is highly dedicated to PlayStation 4 – namely due to it being profitable – but is that the same for PlayStation VR? Look around online and you’ll obviously find virtual reality (VR) naysayers reporting that the company has lost interest in the head-mounted display (HMD), as it does have a chequered…

Watch: ‘Bloody Zombies’ Brings Classic 2D Arcade Brawling to VR

Here’s the launch trailer for newly released zombie-themed brawler ‘Bloody Zombies‘ from developers of ‘The Assembly‘ nDreams and Paw Print Games. But before you roll your eyes at the prospect of yet another undead VR wave shooter, this one’s a little different. Virtual reality gaming has defied expectations in many ways and its application and…

Horror Adventure Gates Of Nowhere Coming Soon for HTC Vive

SYMMETRICAL an Italian indie developer has teased details for its first virtual reality (VR) title, a dungeon crawling D&D inspired adventure called Gates of Nowhere. Design specifically for VR, Gates of Nowhere is reminiscent of videogames like Skyrim and Dark Souls, dark, brooding tales of ancient knights fighting against evil beasts and dangerous creatures. Played entirely inside a dungeon, you have no…

It’s all Gone Psychedelic in VRFocus’ Polybius Gameplay Video

A few days ago Llamasoft, the developer behind Tempest 2000 and TxK, launched its first virtual reality (VR) title for PlayStation VR, Polybius and today VRFocus has some gameplay footage for you to enjoy. Offering 120 FPS and up to 4K resolution, Polybius is an 80’s infused, neon rich, trance-shooter, where players control a small spaceship that hurtles down a course…

Gates of Nowhere Is A D&D-Inspired Fantasy VR Adventure

Some of the best modern games are influenced heavily by classics such as Dungeons and Dragons and they wear that influence proudly. As VR developers attempt to cultivate that spirit in the growing ecosystem, gamers are all too ready to escape into the immersive virtual worlds flooded with magic and the creatures we’ve come to…

Field in View: Why The Aim Controller Is PSVR’s Secret Weapon

For VR to be as immersive as possible, it needs to be accessorized. Position tracked controllers do a great job of simulating certain objects like pistols, swords, and sports rackets, but it only gets you so far. That’s why HTC is rolling out its Vive Tracker to turn real life objects into VR accessories, and…

See Zombies Beaten to a Bloody Pulp in New Bloody Zombies Screenshots

In Paw Print Games’ Bloody Zombies, London has been lost to the undead. Overrun by mutated zombies, four outcasts must band together to take on the enemy hordes. In a selection of screenshots from the videogame, you can see just how brutal their methods are. Bloody Zombies is a co-operative side-scrolling brawler designed to be…

New Oculus Rift and Gear VR Releases For The Week Of 05/07/17

The Oculus Rift gets a long-anticipated game this week, but it’s Gear VR that’s the real star of the show. There are several interesting projects for Samsung’s headset that have appeared from out of nowhere, many of which use the new motion controller. Dive in. If you missed last week, you can see those new…

New PSVR Releases For The Week Of 05/07/17

PlayStation VR (PSVR) gets something of an overhaul next week when the long-anticipated Aim Controller finally arrives on shelves alongside first-person shooter, Farpoint. Until then, though, we have a pretty decent week of new releases for VR fans. Nothing ground-breaking, but enough to keep you going until bigger and better things hit. If you missed…

Listen To Two Songs From The Farpoint Soundtrack Right Here

Farpoint from Impulse Gear is set to release next week on May 16th exclusively for Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) headset on PS4. It’s the first title to use the new PSVR Aim controller, which is included as a bundle option along with Farpoint, with more games coming soon to feature support. In Farpoint you play…

Combine Your VR Headset And Your Prescription With VR Frames

With any type of head-mounted display, prescription lens garbed users are typically left out in the cold (or profoundly uncomfortable in some of the major HMDs) until a special solution is crafted. Some VR headsets can be a nuisance especially, not allowing a lot of room for glasses to be worn depending on their design….

VR Shooter ‘Arizona Sunshine’ Comes to PSVR with PS Aim Support in June

Announced on Vertigo Games’ social media channels and via the PlayStation Blog, VR zombie shooter Arizona Sunshine has been confirmed for a June release on PlayStation VR, along with support for the new PSVR Aim controller. The zombie wave-based shooter initially launched on HTC Vive and Oculus Rift in December 2016, becoming one of the fastest-selling…

Craft Keep VR to Hit Retail Stores This Month

For the most part virtual reality (VR) content distribution has stayed digital, with outlets such as Steam, Oculus Store and the PlayStation Store being the main avenue for titles. Actual physical retail copies are a rare sight – PlayStation VR probably has the most – especially for PC videogames. This month Excalibur Publishing is bucking that…

The Ancients Is An Upcoming VR Game About Giant Battling Gods

One of the first games I thought about playing in VR when I finally got my hands on the consumer edition of the Vive, with its motion tracked controllers, was Black & White. The iconic God game from Peter Molyneux and Lionhead Studios is renowned for delivering an immersive and satisfying gameplay loop of what…

Boom Shake The Room: VRFocus Return To The Mini Worlds of GNOG

Those of you who grew up in the 90s might remember the pocket-sized objects that contained a tiny world with miniature characters to play with, such as Mighty Max or Polly Pocket. GNOG takes that concept of interactive dioramas and brings it into the vivid world of virtual reality (VR). GNOG was announced back in…

The VR Spec Sheet: Rift, Vive, PSVR, Acer And HP Compared

Two new VR headsets joined the spec sheet fray today; Microsoft pulled back the curtain on its first two Windows 10 headsets made by Acer and HP. While both are lower in cost than the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, they present dramatically different means of delivering immersive experiences than what we’ve seen before. It’s…

Microsoft Announce Motion Controllers for Windows 10 VR

VRFocus recently covered the development of the upcoming Windows 10 virtual reality (VR) headsets by Acer. At the time there was no word on how VR experiences would be controlled by users of the headsets, that has now changed with the announcement of Microsoft motion controllers. Its become commonplace for VR headsets to come with…

Arizona Sunshine to Launch on PlayStation VR in June

Today, Vertigo Games and Jaywalkers Interactive have announced that their popular virtual reality (VR) first-person shooter (FPS) Arizona Sunshine will be arriving on PlayStation VR next month. Arizona Sunshine originally launched for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive back in December 2016, and for its PlayStation VR debut in June the videogame will not only support PlayStation 4 and…

‘Battlezone’ Launches on Steam and Oculus Store

Battlezone (2016), the low-poly, high-action reboot of the classic Atari game, launched as a timed exclusive with PlayStation VR when it hit shelves in October of last year. Today owners of HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and OSVR can now strap into the cockpit of the game’s sci-fi hovertanks. Designed by Rebellion to work with gamepad (and Touch controllers for Oculus Store…