A-Tech Cybernetic Gets Free Demo and New Story Mode Chapter

Developers Xreal Games quietly launched its cyberpunk virtual reality (VR) shooter A-Tech Cybernetic into early access earlier this year, but now the development team think its ready for a wider audience. A-Tech Cybernetic is a VR first-person shooter set inside the walls of a futuristic biomedical company where you must fight off an invasion of…

Where Thoughts Go Is An Anonymous VR Social Space On An Alien Planet

Where Thoughts Go is a social network that takes the form of an ethereal virtual reality world. Visitors leave anonymous voice logs that appear in the dreamy environment as little creatures that flit around in the air. It’s the latest VR project from indie developer Lucas Rizzotto, who plans to release an early version sometime in 2018…

A Closer Look At Ghost in the Shell: Arise Stealth Hounds

Location-based virtual reality (VR) centres are beginning to pop up all over the world, but one of the places that very quickly embraced the new technology was Japan. One of the biggest VR locations is VR Zone Shinjuku, which has just launched its newest VR attraction, Ghost in the Shell: Arise Stealth Hounds. The launch…

The VR Job Hub: Weta, NASA, Bosch & More…

The variety of roles available in the field of immersive technologies mean that every week when we come to discussing them in The VR Job Hub there’s always something – be in in virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) or mixed reality (MR) – that takes us by surprise. So, what new beginnings await this…

Something for the Weekend: Space, Speed and Shooting

Christmas is creeping up on us. Are you looking for the perfect gift for a videogaming loved one? Or perhaps you are just searching for something to keep your mind off the unpleasent weather and stress of the holiday period? Either way, here are a selection of deals for virtual reality (VR) titles on Steam…

PSX 2017: Dreams Will Get Only Limited PSVR Support After Launch

Dreams is the next user-generated content obsession from the creators of the runaway-success franchise LittleBigPlanet. And although Dreams wasn’t playable at PSX this weekend in Anaheim, CA, select members of the press were invited to see a private, behind-closed-doors hands-off demonstration of the game. During this demonstration members of the development team showed us everything…

Dead Effect 2 VR Introduces Support For 3dRudder

Foot-powered virtual reality (VR) motion controller 3dRudder offers different control options to VR users who have limited mobility, or who have restricted space to enjoy room-scale VR. An increasing number of VR titles are introducing support for the device, a list which now includes Dead Effect 2 VR. Dead Effect 2 VR is a sci-fi…

Mini-Game Collection Wonderglade Heads to Samsung Gear VR

After mini-game collection Wonderglade proved a success on the Google Daydream platform, developers Resolution Games have turned its attention to the Samsung Gear VR to deliver fast-paced mini-gaming action to that platform as well. Wonderglade was launched on Google Daydream last year, where it was very successful, consistently maintaining a high star rating from users….

Fishing Star VR Comes to Google Daydream

Time to hang the ‘Gone Fishing’ sing on your door with the release of the virtual reality (VR) version of relaxing fishing title Fishing Star from GREE Inc. Fishing Star was one of the early examples of a casual mobile videogame that introduced social elements, featuring on some of the earliest mobile gaming services. The…

A Year Later, What Oculus Touch Has Meant For VR

The Oculus Touch controllers debuted a year ago, enabling players to eschew a traditional gamepad while using the Rift headset. In VR, this has become an expected way of interaction, whether you’re using the Touch or HTC Vive controllers. To mark the occasion, Oculus has released the beta version of Rift Core 2.0, an update to the Rift user…

Rick And Morty: Virtual Rick-ality Is Finally Coming To PSVR

Justin Roiland and co are fully embracing Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) this weekend. Following the reveal of Accouting+, Rick and Morty’s VR adventure is coming to the platform, too. Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality is coming to PSVR, as confirmed at the 2017 PlayStation Experience. Developed by Job Simulator developer Owlchemy Labs (which also announced…

nDreams Release new Shooty Fruity Trailer for PlayStation Experience

Today the annual PlayStation Experience has begun in California, with Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) showcasing the very latest content for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation VR. If you happen to live in the UK you may not have stayed awake until 4am to see the livestream – which VRFocus’ dedicated team just so happened to do….

Take the Battle to the Streets as AR Title Father.IO Launches

Earlier this year VRFocus reported on augmented reality (AR) startup company Proxy42 announcing a successful investment round lead by Lenovo Capital and Chinese game publisher iDreamSky, securing the firm $2 million USD. This was after completing an IndieGoGo campaign for its AR laser tag experience Father.IO and a peripheral called Inceptor. Now Proxy42 has announced the apps…

Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality is Coming to PlayStation VR in 2018

The main PlayStation Experience livestream is now over and there was a bunch of virtual reality (VR) titles revealed for PlayStation VR. Shockingly, one videogame that didn’t make to the stage or any of the video show reels was Owlchemy Labs’ Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality, which has just appeared on PlayStation Blog confirming a launch for PlayStation VR…

Serene Underwater Adventure Jupiter & Mars Revealed for PlayStation VR

While not expected to be as full of announcements as Paris Games Week (PGW) or the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) always saves a couple of choice reveals for the annual PlayStation Experience event and 2017 has been no different. Today has seen four titles make an appearance during the SIE livestream,…

Idyllic Explorer Jupiter & Mars Announced For PSVR

Yet another PSVR game has been announced at this year’s PlayStation Experience, this time from Tiger Tron. Meet Jupiter & Mars. This is one of the most interesting games we’ve seen revealed for PSVR of late. It kind of looks like an underwater take on No Man’s Sky; you explore a vast ocean as two…

Sony Announce The Last Guardian VR Experience for PlayStation VR

Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) has begun its livestream from the PlayStation Experience in Anaheim, California, showcasing some of the titles attendees can expect to see on the show floor, with some videogames being shown for the first time. Just like the Paris Games Week (PGW) conference the company has jumped right in with several announcements…

Wipeout VR Coming To PlayStation VR In Early 2018

Sony revealed it is offering a free update to its Wipeout Omega Collection in early 2018 that will add VR to the racing game. The Omega Collection released earlier this year as a collection of three different games — Wipeout HD, Wipeout HD Fury and Wipeout 2048. The addition of VR to the game is…

Wipeout VR Confirmed for PlayStation VR

The PlayStation Experience (PSX) officially begins tomorrow featuring the biggest selection of videogames from around the world, including virtual reality (VR) content. This evening Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) has begun its livestream showcasing the latest titles coming to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 4 Pro and of course PlayStation VR. For the head-mounted display (HMD) SIE has…

Firewall: Zero Hour Looks Like Rainbow Six For PSVR

Those looking for a new shooter for their PlayStation VR (PSVR) headsets are in luck; Sony has just announced a brand new tactical first-person shooter (FPS) for the kit in Firewall: Zero Hour. Revealed at the PlayStation Experience this weekend, this is a team-based, 4 vs 4 tactical FPS that looks pretty similar to Rainbow…

The Last Guardian VR Experience Revealed

Sony’s The Last Guardian was one of 2016’s most divisive titles, but fans of PlayStation classics like Ico and Shadow of the Colossus found a lot to love. Now fans of VR will be able to experience a slice of the game inside the PlayStation VR (PSVR) headset. A VR experience based on The Last…

The Biggst PSVR Releases Of The Week 12/03/17

With the Christmas rush now nearly over, there’s not a whole lot of new content on PSVR this week. But we do have a few bits to talk about. UploadVR also launched the ‘UploadVR PSVR Community’ on PlayStation 4! Join up, find other gamers to play with, and engage in discussions with them. Also, don’t…

The Biggest PSVR Releases Of The Week 12/03/17

With the Christmas rush now nearly over, there’s not a whole lot of new content on PSVR this week. But we do have a few bits to talk about. UploadVR also launched the ‘UploadVR PSVR Community’ on PlayStation 4! Join up, find other gamers to play with, and engage in discussions with them. Also, don’t…

Quirky VR Puzzler Fail Factory! Out Now

Armature Studio have launched its latest title, Fail Factory! Which is a lighthearted, humorous physics-based puzzle title that lets players try to manage an ever-escalating situation that inevitably runs out of control into a ludicrous failure. The studio hopes that Fail Factory! Will encourage players to explore and experiment in an immersive virtual reality (VR)…