Polyarc’s Post-E3 mission: Making Moss’s Cute VR Hero Feel Real

Polyarc‘s adorable virtual reality adventure Moss stars Quill, an intrepid mouse heroine who fits in the palm of your hand and wields a sword. She embarks on a journey within the pages of a book of fairy tales, and as the Reader, your role is to help her out. You guide her throughout her journey, enabling her…

The VR Job Hub: It’s a UK Focused Selection of Vacancies

It’s Sunday and if you’re perusing VRFocus’ latest selection of jobs in the virtual reality (VR) industry then it’s likely that you’re not looking forward to Monday. Never fret though, if you’ve got the skills, knowhow and tenacity to succeed then you’ll be wanting to send your CV to these companies right away. View the…

Google’s ‘Son Of Jaguar’ 360° Short Film Now Available On YouTube

The ‘Book of Life’ director’s VR debut makes its way to YouTube. So now everyone can cry in VR. When we first heard about Jorge Gutierrez’s Google Spotlight Stories project, Son of Jaguar,  I don’t think any of us were expecting the colorful journey we were about to experience. The nine minute 360° short film…

Hands On With New Vive Tracker Bundles And VR Experiences

The powerful tracker is finally being made available to the public along with three new accessories that up the virtual ante. Since its initial launch back in March, developers have been having an absolute field day with the Vive Tracker. After all, the magical little puck has been responsible for some of this years coolest…

Preview: Payday 2 VR – The Right Kind of Daylight Robbery

Starbreeze Studios aren’t exactly newcomers to the field of virtual reality (VR), having collaborated on VR titles like John Wick Chronicles as well as developing its own head-mounted display, StarVR. Even so, it still came as a surprise when the studio announced back in May that it was working on a VR version of its…

Sony Slashes UK PlayStation VR Price for Black Friday

If you’ve been paying attention to VRFocus recently you’ll know that Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) has been heavily promoting its PlayStation VR headset in the run up to Black Friday with plenty of deals including an The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR bundle, Doom VFR bundle and a Gran Turismo Sport bundle. Unfortunately all those deals apart from…

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR (PSVR) Review – Become the Dragonborn

Ever since The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR was announced earlier this year back at E3 2017, hungry VR gamers around the world have been impatiently awaiting its arrival. With consumers drowning in a sea of half-finished tech demos and hour-long “experiences” that offer little depth, the arrival of a massive, sprawling adventure is long…

Take on the Galaxy in From Other Suns on Oculus Rift

Today, Gunfire Games, the studio that helped to make Dead and Buried with Oculus Studios, Chronos and Herobound: Spirit Champion, has released its biggest virtual reality (VR) title to date, the intergalactic adventure From Other Suns. From Other Suns puts players in command of their own ship and crew, having to survive the perils of…

From Other Suns Review-in-Progress: The Ultimate Space Pirate Simulator

[Editor’s Note] – This is a review-in-progress. Because From Other Suns is a primarily cooperative multiplayer game, we did not feel comfortable giving it an official score yet based on our limited play time with the game. We are withholding our final review until we have the chance to play it more. Expect a full…

The VR Job Hub: Oculus, Facebook, Touch Surgery & More

Another Sunday and another edition of The VR Job Hub – and it seems I’m on for a hat trick with my third week in a row. As usual a return to The VR Job Hub means yet another selection of employment opportunities for you to peruse. All of which relate, in some way at least,…

Something for the Weekend: Bundles And Deals In The Steam Store

Some days are really sent to test you. Nothing goes right, and instead everything goes very wrong indeed. It’s raining out, or cold, or both. Something expensive breaks. Someone reliable is not. You’ve no time for any of the things you need to do. Your post is nothing but bills and your next-door neighbour is…

Lots of Juicy Shooty Fruity Screenshots Revealed.

On Friday VRFocus reported on nDreams officially announcing the launch date for its next virtual reality (VR) title, a peachy first-person shooter (FPS) called Shooty Fruity. Alongside the new trailer, the studio also released a bunch of new screenshots for you to plum through. The new images showcase some of the environments, weapons and enemies you’ll come…

Shooty Fruity Brings Killer Food To PSVR, Rift, and Vive This December

Picture this: you’re a cashier at your local, neighborhood grocery store and while you’re in the middle of scanning some canned vegetables a giant, menacing orange comes rolling down the aisle. You grab a gun that’s inexplicably slid down your checkout counter and pull the trigger to send orange juice and blood scattering throughout the…

Second PlayStation VR Demo Disc Arrives, Full List Of Videogames Revealed

Yesterday we brought you news of the second PlayStation VR Demo Disc which would be available for PlayStation VR users as of today. At the time we weren’t sure what exactly we would get by way of videogame titles baring an announcement from developers Polyarc confirming that virtual reality (VR) action platformer Moss would be amongst the…

Review: Acer’s $400 Windows VR Headset And Controllers

I had a strange feeling the first time I packed the Acer VR headset into a bag with two hand controllers, a laptop and earbuds, and realized that’s all I needed to enjoy a walk-around virtual world. It was a bit like when you pat your pockets for your phone only to realize you’re already…

Here’s What’s In PSVR’s Updated Demo Disc

As we heard last week, new bundles for Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) headset are set to include an updated demo disc with more up-to-date content than the launch titles available in the original package. So what exactly is in the new bundle? We reached out to Sony with that very question and they came back…

VR vs. Agitos & Agitation

Hello VR vs. readers, November is here and now that we’ve hit the 6th (at the time of writing) and the UK’s annual excuse to set things on fire and shoot off things that go boom is over and done with for another year, we’ve all got to realise time is running out on 2017….

PSVR Launch Game SuperHyperCube Hits Vive Tomorrow, Rift Still MIA

One of PlayStation VR’s (PSVR’s) best launch titles is coming to the HTC Vive very, very soon. Developer Kokoromi first teased that SuperHyperCube, its stylistic puzzler, would be coming to the SteamVR headset all the way back in January, and it will finally arrive on the platform tomorrow, November 7th. Not only that but it…

The VR Job Hub: Ten Different Jobs, Ten Different Countries

Remember, remember the fifth of November, Gunpowder treason and plot. We see no reason, why this gunpowder season shouldn’t be the start of your job search! It is November and a Sundays of any month on VRFocus means a return to The VR Job Hub for another selection of this week’s roles relating to the technologies of virtual…

Become a Resistance Mechanic in this New Star Wars VR Experience

ILMxLAB, Lucasfilm, and Nissan team up to launch Star Wars: Droid Repair Bay in select dealerships. Leia Organa needs your help. The Resistance is deep in conflict with the evil New Order and sustaining heavy damage. As a Resistance mechanic, it’s up to you to repair and maintain their crucial line-up of astromechs. Can you help…

Hands-On: Farpoint’s Free PvP Update Is A Welcomed Addition

Farpoint is one of the best first-person shooters you can play in VR right now and an upcoming free update is poised to make it even better. When we reviewed Farpoint (and the PS Aim controller) earlier this year we praised it for its gameplay and how well it translates the traditional shooter concept to…

Bristol VR Lab Secures Funding Ahead of January Opening

Today, Bristol Virtual Reality Lab (BVRL) has announced that it has secured £295,000 GBP in Local Growth Fund support from the West of England Joint Committee as the lab looks to open in early 2018. The new facility will be based at the Leadworks on Anchor Square in Bristol, designed as a shared work space…

Poly Is Google’s Foundation For Building Virtual Worlds

Google is launching Poly, a service with a growing library of free objects for creators to incorporate into their virtual worlds. The repository immediately makes it easier for creators to publish their works from apps like Tilt Brush and Blocks, as well as find pieces to incorporate into their own designs. The service, however, is…