VR eSports Psychodrama Ctrl Remastered is Here

London based virtual reality (VR) studio Breaking Fourth has brought back the critically acclaimed VR psychodrama Crtl in a new remastered version. Ctrl follows the tale of champion gamer Liam, as viewers take a front row seat to the final rounds of an eSports tournament where not all is quite as it seems. With a troubled…

Superdata Report Predicts Rise of AR and MR

A new report released by research company Superdata suggests that revenue from augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) will more than double over this year, though videogames will continue to earn the majority of software revenue. According to the report, titled ‘Nowhere to Go But Up: The Future of XR’, 2017 marked the first…

The Biggest PSVR Releases Of The Week 02/18/18

One big release saves the day this week; there’s only two releases all-told but Apex Construct is the one many of us have been waiting for. If you missed last week’s releases they’re here. UploadVR also launched the ‘UploadVR PSVR Community’ on PlayStation 4! Join up, find other gamers to play with, and engage in discussions with…

A Hands on Look at the State of Input in VR

How far we’ve come. Two years ago, on the eve of consumer VR, we put together a piece laying out options consumers had to get their hands into VR. The devices at the time included: HTC Vive wands that shipped with the Vive headset Playstation Move controllers that were included with the PSVR headset Oculus…

Editorial: Why PSVR’s Current Library Is An Investment Towards PSVR 2

Apex Construct’s release this week once again brought about a recurring topic in its reviews: PlayStation VR’s limited tracking and Move controllers restrict what is an otherwise great experience. The 180-degree tracking makes traversing an entire virtual world much more finicky than it should be and the lack of analog sticks on the controllers make…

Summer Funland Opens Its Doors To PC VR Users Tomorrow

It’s not the most ideal weather, at least in the Northern hemisphere, to go out at present. In fact, in the UK it’s what we like to call “bloody freezing out there”. It’s also a windy, rainy (among a number of other types of precipitation) and generally not the sort of thing you set out…

VRinFocus Set to Bring Together Developers and Investors this Spring

VRFocus Ltd. today announces VRinFocus, a brand new summit designed to bring virtual reality and augmented reality developers face-to-face with the technology investment community. The VRinFocus expo will be held on 25th April 2018, at De Vere Grand Connaught, 61-65 Great Queen St, London, offering startups a unique opportunity to meet with financial investors from…

Persona 3 And Persona 5 Dance Spin-Offs To Feature PSVR Support

The Persona franchise has earned a reputation as one of gaming’s most stylish franchises, especially with last year’s release of Persona 5. Now the series is bringing its charm to PSVR. Two upcoming spin-offs for the series, Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night, are set to feature PlayStation VR (PSVR)…

WarDucks’ RollerCoaster Legends is Making its way to Gear VR

Roller coasters are great fun but depending on where you live in the world February isn’t exactly the best time of year to be enjoying some adrenaline fuelled rides. With virtual reality (VR) you don’t need to worry about the weather as there are one or two roller coaster VR experiences available. One of the…

Big Savings on PlayStation VR Games to be had for US PS Plus Members

Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) has made a big PlayStation VR push this week, rolling out three new bundle deals for US consumers with prices starting from $199.99 USD for the Gran Turismo Sport package. Whether you’re new to PlayStation VR or now part of the old school, you’ll be pleased to hear that PlayStation Store has launched…

Sony’s PSVR US Sale Discounts Skyrim, Resident Evil And Much More

Sony is finally hosting one of its first big sales on PlayStation VR (PSVR) games on its North American PlayStation Store, and there are some deals you definitely won’t want to miss. Some of PSVR’s biggests titles get heavy discounts in this sale, though you’ll have to be a PS Plus member to make the most…

Cinematic Experience Tomb Raider VR: Lara’s Escape Comes to Gear VR

There have been plenty of movie/virtual reality (VR) tie-ins, some ok, some not – looking at you Jumanji: The VR Adventure. Today, Warner Bros. has released a VR experience to coincide with next month’s launch of Tomb Raider, a piece of cinematic content called Tomb Raider VR: Lara’s Escape. Looking much better than some other movie-based VR content, Tomb Raider VR:…

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…

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…

Elite Dangerous: Beyond – Chapter One Dated for Launch This Month

Last month VRFocus reported on Frontier Developments announcing Elite Dangerous’ next big update, Elite Dangerous: Beyond – Chapter One. Today, the studio has revealed that it’ll arrive on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One next week, on 27th February, 2018. Elite Dangerous: Beyond – Chapter One will see a bunch of new features added to the space-based adventure with…

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…

VR vs. A Busman’s Holiday

Some people don’t learn, do they? If you recall the first part of last week’s column you might remember me discussing someone getting all bent out of shape because a story about a videogame where the developers specifically mentioned the possibility they would be developing it as a PlayStation VR title was tagged witrh the…

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,…

Get a VR Sneak Peek Behind the Scenes of Isle of Dogs Exclusively on Google Pixel

While Google Daydream isn’t lacking in content it’s fair to say that the headset isn’t exactly over flowing with new titles. Recent additions include BBC Earth: Life in VR, content viewing platform Plex VR and Rez Infinite. So for Daydream owners who also use either a Pixel or Pixel 2 smartphone Google Spotlight Stories has some exclusive virtual reality (VR) content…

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…

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…

Consciousness Is A Concept Album Fusing VR And Music

We’ve seen plenty of VR music videos, but I-Exist wants to take the relationship between audio and virtual reality even deeper with a full VR concept album. This two-piece band is currently working on Consciousness, a full LP that you’ll experience inside a VR headset. But this isn’t just a series of 360 degree videos;…

PlayStation VR Bundles Now $100 Off Until 3/3

Sony is holding a PlayStation VR bundle sale from February 18th to March 3rd. The deal will see PlayStation VR bundles discounted by $100 across the board. If you missed out on the 2017 holiday deal season, this is your chance to score a similar discount on Sony’s PlayStation VR headset. Starting on February 18th, you’ll…