A Helping Hand in Apex Construct Gameplay Video

Apex Construct is something of a leap forward for virtual reality (VR) titles. Whereas many VR videogames up until now have been relatively straightforward arcade-style experiences, Apex Construct presents a complex story in a fully-realised world. The experience starts with you floating in a space-like void before a mysterious male voice calls out to you…

Satoshipowered.AI Revealed As Solution For Blockchain Gaming and VR

Every now and then in this line of work something comes across your inbox that you don’t really fully understand. This is one of those times. Satoshipowered.AI is a game development and crowdpublishing “Decentralized Autonomous Organization” with a particular focus on blockchain gaming and VR. Their goal is to allow gamers and developers to benefit…

Early Bird Tickets now on Sale for AWE USA 2018

Now in its 9th year, the Augmented World Expo (AWE) will be returning to the Santa Clara Convention Centre, California this May. Today, early bird tickets have now gone on sale, offering big savings for those wishing to attend 2018 event. Tickets for the augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) event are split into four…

Song Made By AI Gets Stunning 360° Music Video

Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality are two of the most compelling and fastest growing sectors in today’s technological landscape. Analysts often focus on which of these world-changers are “winning” or which is “better” for investors and the general public to focus on. One pair of artists, however, wants to ask “porque no los dos?” Taryn…

Oculus Store Update Removes Gallery Apps Section

Oculus is continuously improving and adding new features to its online store, the biggest being the recent Rift Core 2.0 and Dash. Today, the company will be rolling out a major change, not one that users may notice right away but important for indie developers, the removal of Gallery Apps. The Gallery Apps section was introduced over a…

Facebook Brings 3D Content To Newsfeeds

3D creations have a home on Facebook starting today. The social media giant is embracing a new type of content for you to upload alongside text, photos and videos. 3D objects or scenes saved in the industry standard glTF 2.0 format can be dragged straight to a browser window to add to your Facebook account….

Island 359 Officially Releases Out Of Early Access Next Week

Dinosaur-themed action survival game, Island 359, is finally releasing out of Early Access next week on February 26th, 2018, and from what we’ve seen over the past year it’s shaping up to be one of VR’s biggest and best titles yet. We first covered the game when it debuted in Steam Early Access a year…

Practice Those bow Skills as Apex Construct Released for PlayStation VR

PlayStation VR owners have four new titles to choose from this week, Run Dorothy Run, Restless Spirit, Konrad the Kitten and Apex Construct. While each one serves its own particular genre it’ll be Fast Travel Games’ Apex Construct that’ll have most players interest. Launched today, the sci-fi virtual reality (VR) experience has a new trailer and some screenshots to tempt you into…

Competition: Win A Copy Of Drone Hunter VR Evolved For Gear VR

After a number of seasonal giveaways on VRFocus at the end of December, we’ve had a little break from competitions for a while. Now that we’re in February however, and indeed rapidly coming to the close of it. So, we thought that it was high time that we had another. As such we’ve a new prize…

Wilson! Survive Your own Shipwreck in Island Time VR This Spring

Flight School Studio, the team behind surreal virtual reality (VR) narrative experience Manifest 99 has announced its next project, a slightly more light-hearted survival adventure called Island Time VR.  Ever watched TV series like Bear Grylls The Island or movies such as Castaway and thought you could handle being shipwrecked on a desert island? Well soon you’ll be able to practice without…

Review: Apex Construct

It’s a welcome change to see an in-depth, story-driven videogame that has been designed and built from the ground up for virtual reality (VR). While we’ve seen some huge titles in VR over the past few months, the majority of them have been converted from non-VR. Not so with Apex Construct, which aims to deliver…

Island Time Is A Desert Island Survival Game For PSVR, Rift And Vive

Manifest 99 from Flight School Studio was one of the most interesting VR experiences of 2017. Just a few months on from its launch, though, and the developer is ready to share its next full VR game, Island Time. This looks like quite a big departure from the story-driven experience Flight School made its name…

IKinema Officially Launches Orion 1.0 Motion Capture Solution

IKinema’s motion capture technology has been used in numerous virtual reality (VR) experiences including The VOID’s Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire, Supermassive Games’ VR projects, and Linden Labs’ Sansar. Today, IKinema has announced the official launch of its motion capture and full body solving solution, Orion 1.0. IKinema’s Orion can be used with any OpenVR hardware like the…

ModBox Introduces Unity-Like Visual Scripting

At its launch, the HTC Vive became a popular platform for those who wishes to explore their creativity. One such arena for this was ModBox, a physics sandbox videogame. The developers behind ModBox have now announced the introduction of a new visual scripting system. While much was possible with ModBox right from launch, the new…

Moss Hits PSVR Next Week, New Trailer Released

Late last year we heard that cutesy PSVR action game, Moss, would be releasing in February 2018. Well, there’s only a week and a half of February 2018 left and, sure enough, the game will release before the month’s end. Developer Polyarc today confirmed that the third-person adventure title would be releasing on February 27th,…

VR Adventure Puzzler ‘Moss’ to Launch on PSVR February 27th, New Trailer Here

Moss, the insanely charming third-person action-adventure puzzle game from indie studio Polyarc, is confirmed to launch on PSVR February 27th, 2018. Update (02/19/18): Polyarc today announced on Playstation’s blog that ‘Moss’ is officially launching on PSVR February 27th. We’ve included the new trailer below. Original article (10/30/17): First revealed at E3 earlier this year, Moss follows a pint-sized hero named Quill, who with…

5 Reasons Why Kingdom Come: Deliverance Needs VR Support

Kingdom Come: Deliverance was one of the most anticipated Kickstarter games in recent memory. After successfully raising over $1.5M USD back in January of 2014 and then going on to link up with Deep Silver for publishing, it just released this week and is already one of the most talked about games on the market….

VR Physics Sandbox ‘Modbox’ to Become More “Unity-like” in March Update

Modbox (2016), the multiuser VR physics sandbox from indie studio Alientrap, is getting an update next month in hopes of making the app more of a “Unity-like experience – only simplified,” says developer Lee Vermeulen. The update is said to include a desktop-based editor and visual scripting system. Vermeulen released the news via a Steam forum post, saying that…

VR Physics Sandbox ‘Modbox’ to Become More “Unity-like” in March Update

Modbox (2016), the multiuser VR physics sandbox from indie studio Alientrap, is getting an update next month in hopes of making the app more of a “Unity-like experience – only simplified,” says developer Lee Vermeulen. The update is said to include a desktop-based editor and visual scripting system. Vermeulen released the news via a Steam forum post, saying that…

There’s no Cheese in Sight as Polyarc Releases the Moss Launch Trailer

There’s only eight days to go until Polyarc launches its highly anticipated virtual reality (VR) adventure Moss for PlayStation VR. In preparation for Moss’s arrival the studio has just released the launch trailer showcasing more of the title for eager fans.  Via the PlayStation Blog today, Tam Armstrong, Game Developer & Co-Founder, Polyarc, has confirmed the release will happen on…

Magic Leap Job Posting Reveals the Company is Preparing to Enter the Retail Space

According to a recent update to Magic Leap’s massive list of job postings, the company revealed it definitely has plans to enter the retail space, which could include everything from special in-store installations to its own bespoke retail locations. The company is now entertaining applications for the position of Director of Store Design, a job that they say…

Developers Are Now Receiving HTC Vive Pro

Ostensibly the first batch of Vive Pro, HTC’s upcoming prosumer VR headset, is now landing on the doorsteps of developers. Owlchemy Labs, the studio behind Job Simulator (2016) and Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality (2017), tweeted out that they’ve recently received what they call “the newest member of [their] VR HMD family.” We’ve been eagerly…