The Gran Turismo Sport PlayStation VR Bundle Launches Today

Yesterday Polyphony Digital launched Gran Turismo Sport in North America and today it’s Europe’s turn. To celebrate the release Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) has announced a new PlayStation VR bundle featuring the videogame. Included in the bundle is a physical copy of the Gran Turismo Sport standard edition, PlayStation VR and PlayStation Camera. Also in the bundle…

Windows Mixed Reality Turns to Wizardry with inVokeR

Previously released on Steam Early Access, inVokeR is a videogame where the player participates in dangerous wizard duels, and is now headed to Windows Mixed Reality. Developer 8th Shore Inc. released the title earlier this year for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift on Steam in Early Access form. With the Windows Mixed Reality devices now…

The Best Windows VR Headset Isn’t Coming To Europe

Samsung’s new Odyssey headset is meant to represent the best of the bunch when it comes to Microsoft’s new line of Windows-based VR devices running on its Mixed Reality platform. Sadly, European VR fans won’t be able to try it for themselves. The company today confirmed to UploadVR that Odyssey will not be releasing in…

Halo Recruit On Windows Pits You In VR Against A Flat Screen

I got the Fall Creators Update installed and I’m making my way through the launch library Microsoft has prepared for VR headsets from Acer, Lenovo, Dell, HP and, next month, Samsung. One of my first stops was Halo Recruit, which is now the definition of a disappointing wave shooter in VR. In Recruit, you shoot targets…

KLM Gives Budget Travelers a First-Class VR Upgrade

KLM distributed VR headsets to budget airline passengers of other airlines so they could feel like they were flying KLM. Luxury airline Royal Dutch Airlines, or KLM, recently launched a new PR campaign called the KLM Flight Upgrader, which allows budget airline passengers to experience a first-class KLM flight right from their seat in coach. KLM distributed…

Specular Theory Create Vcommerce Fashion Shoot Experience Behind The Style

Global professional services company Accenture has teamed up with immersive content specialist Specular Theory on a new virtual reality (VR) experience that showcases their vision for the future of VR commerce in Behind the Style. Using a combination of storytelling, interactive branching choices and the ability to actually shop and make purchases, the companies are looking to create a new VR…

Final Fantasy Creator Square Enix Is Using VR For A New Type Of Comic

Final Fantasy creator Square Enix released its first role-playing game last week in Million Arthur VR. Sadly, it didn’t make for a very interesting experience. The company’s work with VR comics, however, sounds a bit more promising. As reported by Engadget, Square Enix’s Advanced Technology Division is working on Project Hikari, a VR app to…

Review: Luna

Virtual reality (VR) isn’t just a new way of playing videogames it’s a new form of technology that can encompass all forms of entertainment. As such, developers are continually experimenting with what content works and doesn’t work in an immersive environment, which can lead to confusion over what’s classed as a videogame or merely an…

Here’s Every VR App Now Available On Windows VR

It’s a strangely sedated launch day for Microsoft’s new Windows VR headsets. Devices from Acer, HP, Dell and Lenovo are now shipping out to those that have pre-ordered them, but you’d scarcely known based on the buzz being generated, or lack thereof. Still, launch day means launch apps, and a host of VR  experiences have…

Killing Floor: Incursion Coming to HTC Vive with New Content

Released earlier this year for the Oculus Rift with Touch, Killing Floor: Incursion is a virtual reality (VR) spin-off of the successful action-horror franchise Killing Floor. Soon, HTC Vive owners will also be able to appreciate the title in all its gory glory, complete with new content. Created by Tripwire Interactive, Killing Floor: Incursion was…

Felix & Paul Studios Launch The Confessional VR Comedy Series on Daydream

Award-winning creator of cinematic virtual reality (VR) experiences Felix & Paul Studios has announced the launch of a new  comedy series called The Confessional, available on Google Daydream and YouTube. Created in collaboration with comedy festival Just for Laughs, The Confessional is a seven-episode series featuring  comedians and YouTube stars, including Lilly Singh, Trevor Noah, Judd Apatow, Howie Mandel, Jim Norton, Moshe…

Oculus Santa Cruz Headset Prototype is the Future of Wireless VR

An Oculus Rift without wires is the best thing ever. Among the slew of updates that came out of Oculus Connect 4, everything from new updates to Rift software and Facebook Spaces upgrades, there were two devices we hoped to get our heads in—the Oculus Go and Oculus Santa Cruz headset. The newly announced $199…

Explore The Pale Blue Dot With Upcoming VR Experience

Sharing its name with a famous speech by scientist Carl Sagan, which in itself was inspired by an iconic image recorded by the Voyager 1 space probe, Pale Blue Dot is an upcoming virtual reality (VR) experience created by Eliza McNitt, and is designed to help people gain a new understanding of the universe and…

PSVR Exclusive Golem Now Set For Early 2018 Launch

We’ve been on the hunt for Golem, a promising PlayStation VR (PSVR) adventure game since it fell off the radar earlier this year. Never fear, though, the game has just been confirmed for an early 2018 release. Golem is one of more than 60 titles Sony recently confirmed would be releasing over the next few…

Go Scooby Dooby-Doo in UK Shopping Centres This Halloween

The season of ghouls and ghosts is upon us with everyone getting ready for Halloween in a couple of weeks time. While you may already be prepared with your carved pumpkins, fake vampire teeth and spider shaped sweets, for those out shopping for their fancy dress outfits shopping centre giant Hammerson has released a new augmented…

Highwire Games’ Long Awaited VR Adventure Golem Dated for 2018

A recent posting on the PlayStation Blog saw the sight detail over 60 videogames coming to PlayStation VR over the course of 2017 and into 2018. While many are well known titles such as Bravo Team, Stifled, Doom VFR, Moss, Gran Turismo Sport and many more, one experience made an appearance having been barely seen in over…

Review: Space Pirate Trainer

Of all the wave shooters available for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, the one most synonymous with the genre and beloved by many virtual reality (VR) fans is I-Illusions’ Space Pirate Trainer. Having been an original launch title for HTC Vive in April 2016, then coming to Oculus Touch in December 2016, Space Pirate Trainer…

Kaspersky Lab Creates Interactive VR Movie Enter the HuMachine

Today, cybersecurity is an important past of everyday life. You may not think about it everyday but with everyone’s lives revolving around the internet, whether for work or recreation, keeping your details save and secure is of paramount importance. So cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab has created an interactive virtual reality (VR) movie to demonstrate how…

Something for the Weekend: Steam Discounts Galore

Outside of Steams massive winter and summer sales regular users will know that there’s usually a bargain or discount to be found with a brief amount of detective work. Luckily for you VRFocus has done the legwork to bring you a bunch of new deals available through the platform, covering a wide range of genres…

CreamVR Launches Three New VR Shows on Hulu

Expanding its content line this winter, Hulu has announced three new virtual reality (VR) from CreamVR, horror film Happy Campers, The Driver and series A Curious Mind. Released for Friday 13th was horror film Happy Campers expanding Hulu’s horror line-up. Then this Tuesday, 17th, users will be in the driver’s seat as NASCAR’s rising star Jeffrey Earnhardt takes them on a high-speed ride in The Driver….

Fidelity Using STRIVR to Train Employees Using Google Daydream

Virtual reality (VR) training company STRIVR is already well known for its immersive teaching systems which are used by the NFL, NCAA, NBA and NHL for their athletes. It’s not just sport that STRIVR is interested in, using its expertise to help major companies like Wal-Mart, United Rentals and now Fidelity to train employees on customer service,…

This VR Experience is Powered By Positive Thinking

Positivity Moves The World brings brain-controlled interface technology to the GearVR via a headband. There’s no shortage of bizarre control schemes for VR experiences these days. After all, developers are still experimenting with various methods they hope will become the standard. So it comes as no surprise that we have some truly unique options popping…

Hear Your Fears as Horror Title Stifled Dated for Halloween Launch on PlayStation VR

VRFocus has covered a few virtual reality (VR) horror titles being released in time for Halloween but there’s been very few for PlayStation VR as it celebrates its first anniversary. Luckily Gattai Games has announced that its highly anticipated videogame, Stifled, will launch on the platform on 31st October. If you’ve not been following VRFocus’ coverage of…

AR Stacking Game Beasts of Balance Available on Apple.com and in Apple Stores

If your’re looking for a family game to play this Christmas that combines traditional boardgame elements with high tech augmented reality (AR) then look no further than Sensible Objects’ Beasts of Balance. In preparation for the festive season the company has announced that both Apple.com and Apple Stores will now be stocking the game. The Beasts of Balance…

Chow Down on Multiplayer Sushi Eating Title Ganbatte Soon

Competitive food eating competitions may seem like an American sport – hotdogs always seem to be the most popular – but the challenge of being able to eat as much as possible of a certain food type is popular around the globe. Soon Oculus Rift and HTC Vive users will be able to – without…