DWVR Shoots Towards PlayStation VR Release with New Trailer

Virtual reality (VR) action shooter DWVR was released on to Steam Early Access for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift late in 2016. The title has now been announced as heading to PlayStation VR with a new trailer. The fast-placed shooter involves the player utilising a variety of different weaponry to battle enemies. Weapons available include…

Preview: Eternity Warriors – Bringing Hack n Slash Gameplay to VR

Vanimals Games is well known for its arcade hack n slash series Eternity Warriors which has seen several iterations released on mobile devices over the last six years. So now the developer has turned its attention to virtual reality (VR) bringing that same universe to HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, giving players a chance to…

Shoot up the Wild West as Guns’n’Stories: Bulletproof VR Hits Steam Early Access

Developer MiroWin has released its first virtual reality (VR) title on Steam Early Access for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive with its first-person shooter Guns’n’Stories: Bulletproof VR. With a wild west theme, Guns’n’Stories: Bulletproof VR revolves around an old bounty hunter telling his grand kid about his adventures. Just like any old story it’s embellished to make it…

The Biggest HTC Vive Releases Of The Week 09/17/17

This is a good week to be an HTC Vive owner. There hasn’t been a whole lot to really write home about in the past few weeks but now we’ve got a solid lineup of new games to pick from. In the meantime, if you missed the previous iteration of this list, you can see those…

Hands-On: Fallout 4 VR Needs A Lot OF Polish To Succeed

Fallout 4 VR’s release date (December 12th on HTC Vive) is fast approaching. We first got our hands-on the game all the way back at E3 2016 when it was first announced, played it again at E3 2017, then again at QuakeCon, and now this week we’ve tried it once more at the Virtual Reality…

Within and Lytro Release Collaborative Piece Hallelujah After premiering at Tribeca Film Festival and Cannes

After premiering at Tribeca Film Festival and Cannes this year, immersive production company Within and partner Lytro have now released 360-degree music experience Hallelujah to the public. A reimagining Leonard Cohen’s iconic ballad, the companies created Hallelujah using Lytro’s light-field technology, a 95-camera lens array which is rotated five times on set to create a full 360-degree experience. Performed by…

HTC Vive Choose VRChat As Social VR Partner

The drive to make virtual reality (VR) into a more social experience has been a major driver for several companies, as part of the impetus behind the creation of Steam VR Home and Facebook Spaces. Now HTC Vive have selected their own preferred social VR platform by partnering with VRChat. The VRChat team have announced…

Windows Mixed Reality: Hands-on with the Lenovo Explorer

The forthcoming launch of the Windows Mixed Reality platform has birthed nearly as much confusion in the naming strategy as it has from the suggested quality of the hardware. While the specifications are up-to-scratch on paper, there’s been some doubt as to whether such a hardware agnostic approach can deliver the results demanded by virtual…

Go on a Spiritual Journey as XING: The Land Beyond Arrives on Steam

It’s been a long time in the making but finally today White Lotus Interactive has released its long awaited puzzle adventure XING: The Land Beyond on Steam, with full support for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. XING: The Land Beyond transports you to XING, an afterlife where secrets lay in wait to be uncovered telling the truth about…

Lightfield Captured Hallelujah Launches On Within Today

Back in April we reported on the reveal of a partnership between VR filmmaking company Within and lightfield capture company Lytro. The pair debuted their first collaboration, Hallelujah, at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival. Now you can see it for yourself. As the name suggests, Hallelujah presents a new rendition of the classic Leonard Cohen…

Viveport Marks First Anniversary With Revenue Share

Viveport, the global app store for virtual relaity (VR) videogames and experience for the HTC Vive is marking its first year of operation with new features for Viveport developers and a boost the the revenue share. Since launch, the subscription-based service introduced over 1,000 new VR experiences, along with new platforms and services, such as…

Palmer Luckey Will Be On HTC Vive Stage At Tokyo Game Show

There has been a great deal of guessing and speculation on what Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey has planned for his next move since he left Oculus and Facebook back in March this year. Some details might be revealed at the Tokyo Game Show, as Luckey is due to address attendees from the HTC Vive stage….

VRChat Raises $4 Million Round Led By HTC

Startup VRChat just raised a $4 million Series A round of funding led by HTC. The money for the social VR startup comes in the wake of AltspaceVR running out of cash and the earlier closure of Convrge, though Altspace found a lifeline of sorts. There’s still High Fidelity running strong and Linden Lab continues building…

Raw Data To Leave Early Access

First-person shooter experience Raw Data was released into Early Access on Steam back in July, and since then has seen several improvements and updates, including the Hostile Takeover PvP expansion. Now developer Survios has announced that the title will soon be leaving Early Access. Raw Data will officially leave Early Access for its full release…

Raw Data Officially Launches This October On Rift, Vive, And PSVR

Finally, at long last, Raw Data is exiting Early Access. The fast-paced action game by Survios that’s become synonymous with intense action in virtual reality is officially releasing on HTC Vive and Oculus Rift this October 5th and PlayStation VR (PSVR) this October 10th. I personally first played Raw Data about a year and a…

VR Drum Kit From The Music Room Now on Steam

Drum kits can be expensive, cumbersome and, of course, very noisy. If you have limited space, or are worried about the noise, The Music Room have a solution. Tombé Drums VR has just been released on Steam by Chroma Coda, the developers behind The Music Room and offers a realistic virtual reality (VR) drum kit….

VIRGO’s Musical VR Experience Water Planet Arrives in October

First announced back in January, The Revera Corporation and musician VIRGO have been working on an interactive virtual reality (VR) experience called Water Planet. Originally scheduled for a summer release, the title has now been confirm for an October launch on Steam for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. Set on a beautiful and mysterious distant blue world Water…

Google Buys HTC’s Pixel Team in $1.1 Billion Deal

Yesterday VRFocus reported that HTC had halted sales of its shares with a big announcement expected today. That’s now happened with the company entering into an agreement with Google which will see certain HTC employees move to the tech giant in a $1.1 billion USD agreement. The deal looks to be mainly focused around…

Google Buying HTC’s Pixel Team for $1.1 Billion

HTC retains brand but lets part of their smartphone business go. Google has announced a $1.1 billion cooperation agreement under which certain HTC employees – many of whom are already working with Google to develop Pixel smartphones – will join Google. Leading into today’s news, shares of HTC were halted on the Taiwan Stock Exchange…

Check Out The PSVR Segment From The Tokyo Game Show

Sony presented at the Tokyo Game Show with a new look at its coming lineup of PSVR games. Sony is hoping for a strong holiday for PlayStation VR with a new bundled price of $399 anchored by the arrival of highly anticipated titles like Skyrim VR. Its PSVR presentation, embedded below, offers glimpses of Skyrim along…

Get in the Driving Seat as Project CARS 2 is Scheduled for Launch

Slightly Mad Studios has announced today that’s its next racing title, Project CARS 2 will be released on PlayStation 4, Xbox, and PC – with support for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift this Friday 22nd September. The second installment in the motorsport racing simulation series, Project CARS 2 will include 29 motorsport series featuring 180+ cars from dozens of elite…

HTC Halt Sales of Shares as Rumours of Google Takeover Grow

Taiwanese tech company HTC has been struggling over the past year or so, with its core smartphone business failing to keep it profitable while its virtual reality (VR) division shows the most promise. Today HTC has announced it’ll be halting sales of it shares tomorrow, looking like a precursor to a takeover bid which is…

Pimax 8K Headset Smashes Past Funding Goal in Under 2 Hours

Current virtual reality (VR) headsets like Oculus Rift and HTC Vive certainly do a good job when it comes to immersing users in virtual worlds, but they are still first generation consumer headsets that can be improved upon. Yesterday, Pimax launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund its 8K resolution headset – and its little 5K…