Charming Puzzler GNOG now Supports HTC Vive and Oculus Rift

After launching colourful puzzle title GNOG for PlayStation VR just over a year ago developer KO_OP had planned on launching a PC version with HTC Vive and Oculus Rift support in November 2017. That didn’t occur for an undisclosed reason, but today that delay has come to an end. GNOG is a 3D puzzle game…

Villains Madama Hydra and Scientist Supreme Join Marvel Powers United VR

There’s just over a week to go until Sanzaru Games launch the eagerly awaited Marvel Powers United VR exclusively for Oculus Rift. The studio has been upping the anticipation by drip feeding information about which characters will be playable and those who’ll play the bosses players will need to defeat. As the last couple of Tuesdays has seen…

‘Marvel Powers United VR’ to Feature Avenger Villains Madame Hydra & Scientist Supreme

Oculus and Sanzaru Games today announced two more villains coming to MARVEL Powers United VR, the superhero co-op battle Rift game which is slated to launch July 26th. Both villainous foes to the Avengers, the companies today revealed that Madame Hydra (aka ‘Viper’) and Scientist Supreme are coming to the game. First revealed at Disney D23 fan expo last summer, Marvel Powers United…

Archangel: Hellfire Review – The Best VR Mech Combat Game Yet

Piloting a giant mech has been a fantasy for sci-fi lovers around the world for decades. From popular anime like Gundam and TV shows such as Power Rangers, to modern interpretations in Pacific Rim and more, we’ve become accustomed to seeing giant robots marvelously realized in our favorite works of fiction. And while Archangel: Hellfire…

Onward Is Getting A Free Weekend This Week, New Map Soon

Hey PC VR owners, envious about upcoming PSVR-exclusive shooter, Firewall: Zero Hour? There’s no need to be; Rift and Vive have a perfectly excellent military shooter of their own that you can try for free this weekend. Downpour Interactive’s Onward will be free to play from July 19th to 22nd via Steam. The entire game…

Karnage Chronicles Livestream: Co-Op Dungeon Crawling RPG

Karnage Chronicles is a VR RPG currently in Early Access on Steam. For today’s livestream, we’re taking the multiplayer beta update for a spin for some co-op dungeon crawling action! Since the content we’re playing is designed for multiplayer, I’ll be joined by our very own Jamie Feltham to assist on this livestream. We played…

Google Adds Support For Two Controllers To Daydream SDK

Google is showing indications that its operating system for VR could be evolving toward support of two-handed games. While it remains unlikely you’ll ever be playing Job Simulator or Tilt Brush on a Lenovo Mirage Solo or a Daydream View, the new addition to Google’s Daydream SDK could lay the groundwork for those titles and…

Sign-up to the Third VR Diversity Initiative

The second VR Diversity Initiative held on the 8th of May at Plexal City in Stratford allowed participants to not only learn how to create 360 film and Unity, but mixed reality (MR) as well. Since the launch of the VR Diversity Initiative, we can now see that the majority of under-represented groups come from…

Life In 360°: Remote Control Menace

It’s easy to imagine what virtual reality (VR) could become to the videogame scene.  As I’ve discussed before on VRFocus it is easier to write a fiction than create a reality when it comes to technology and though the fiction can inspire it can also lead to disappointment in the reality of the situation. That…

Amazon Opens VR Kiosks In India To Promote Prime Day Sale

Amazon have a history of exploring the virtual reality (VR) field having not only pushed sales of the technology on their storefront but also by releasing their own experiences as well. Now it seems Amazon is getting ready to expand their VR offerings with not one but two new initiatives. This includes offering HTC Viveport…

The VR Job Hub: The World Cup Is Ending But The Jobs Are Not

Even with the FIFA World Cup coming to a close soon it does not mean that the number of exciting opportunities in the immersive industry have slowed down. In this week’s entry of The VR Job Hub there are a number of positions available around the world in fields such as programming, art, design, and many more….

Facebook Are Testing Augmented Reality Adverts In The News Feed

Facebook have been invested in virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) for some time now, being a driving force in pushing the technology forward. Now the company is looking to bring AR to more users by bringing new tools to the Facebook platform that will make it easier for marketers to create AR adverts…

Gaze Coin Is Selling Virtual Real Estate On Mars

Cryptocurrency are the hot topic recently and the technology works hand-in-hand with augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) experiences offering unique opportunities for developers to create interesting applications. Now, Gaze Coin have announced an initial land offering (ILO) funding round for an open VR universe survival videogame, in which players will be able to…

The Biggest Rift, Vive And Windows VR Releases Of The Week 07/08/18

Again, there’s isn’t a lot to talk about this week, but what is there is definitely interesting. Shooter and horror fans will be well-served. Seeking Dawn, from Multiverse Price: (Rift, Vive, Windows) Seeking Dawn is an expansive new shooter with gorgeous visuals and co-op support. You touch down on an alien planet and fight off…

Preview: Crooked Waters – Nautical Warfare That’s Lacking Some Rum

It’s fairly common knowledge that multiplayer titles in virtual reality (VR) can offer a bit of a mixed experience. If they take off and become popular you’ll get some decent matches, otherwise it can be a barren wasteland of disappointment, even if the videogame is good. Arriving today from indie developer Craft Game Studio is…

Watch Amazon’s VR Kiosks Transform The Future Of Shopping

Amazon announced that it has opened virtual reality kiosks in 10 shopping malls to promote its Prime Day shopping event. Now you can see the Amazon VR experience for yourself. Prepare to be impressed: It’s significantly more elaborate than expected, and shows how a top retailer is transforming the future of shopping. Rather than taking the obvious retail angle and…

Episode Two Of Felix & Paul’s Space Explorers Series Is Now Avaiable

Felix & Paul, the Montréal based pioneers in cinematic virtual reality (VR) experiences have been delivering impressive documentary’s for some time now including The People’s House: Inside the White House With Barack and Michelle Obama. The studio has also being working on a two-part cinematic series that explores the new age of space exploration and…

Why Virtual-Virtual Reality Remains A VR Experience You Must Play

It’s a secret shame of mine that we’ve never done a proper review of Tender Claws’ Virtual-Virtual Reality (VVR). In my defense, it’s not exactly a ‘game’ in the conventional sense, and we’ve haven’t really figured out how to handle impressions for these types of apps yet. How do you put a score on something…

Horseback Shooter Hopalong: The Badlands Gets PSVR Release Date

From the Future’s hilarious spin on the VR shooter, Hopalong: The Badlands, is releasing on PSVR very, very soon. The studio announced today that the game will launch on PSVR on July 17th. Hopalong isn’t like most other VR shooters; it’s a western-style shooter that sees you jump on the back of a toy horse…

Magic Leap Reveals Developer Demo, Confirms NVIDIA TX2 Hardware

Today during Magic Leap’s developer livestream the company offered the first details on the compute hardware that’s built into the device, confirming that an NVIDIA CPU/GPU module, and also showed a brief developer sample demonstrating world meshing and gesture input. Speaking during a developer livestream today, Magic Leap’s Alan Kimball, part of the company’s developer relations…

Review: Seeking Dawn

Ahead of launch some videogames just have that instant attraction, they look stunning, seem to offer tons of gameplay and tick every box for an awesome experience. Then you get your hands on it and that golden glow starts to fade as expectations aren’t quite met. This is very much the case for Multiverse Entertainment’s…

Asgard, Knowhere And More Invade Marvel: Powers United VR

Thor’s homeworld and the Guardians of the Galaxy’s local watering hole are two of the new levels announced for Marvel: Powers United VR today. Asgard, the mythical realm of Norse gods, Knowhere, found inside the head of a dead celestial and the frozen lands of Jotunheim are all going to be in the game when…