Evasion To Be Playable at Intel Extreme Masters Oakland

Fast-paced sci-fi shooter Evasion has been highly anticipated by virtual reality (VR) enthusiasts since it was originally revealed by developers Archiact. Lucky players at the Intel Extreme Masters event in Oakland, California will have a chance to get hands-on with the title, which will be playable for the first time at the event. The Intel…

Payday 2 VR Developers Confirm Working On Oculus Rift Support

For people who want to see what it’s like to rob a bank without the inconvenience of being shot at or arrested, Payday 2 VR is about as close as you can get to the real thing with current technology, for HTC Vive users, at least. Oculus Rift owners are facing a few roadblocks to…

This Week In VR Sport: VR for Rehabilitation and AR Fantasy Sports

The weekend rolls around again, and though the weather is growing colder, plenty of athletes are out on tracks and pitches keeping warm by practising and playing, either in ongoing seasons or to keep their form for next season. Virtual reality (VR) season never ends, of course, o we bring you the latest on VR…

Watch Us Livestream More Skyrim VR For PSVR Today For Launch Day!

Yesterday morning when the review embargo lifted for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR at 7AM PT we live streamed two hours of gameplay. If you missed it, you can see the archived footage here. During the stream we started a brand new character and fielded hundreds of questions and comments from viewers about the…

The Biggest PSVR Releases Of The Week 11/12/17

Just one new release this week but, well, when that release is Skyrim in VR, you don’t really need to worry about much else, do you? The waiting has finally paid off and from today you can jump into one of the best games ever, now in VR. You can read our full review of…

Oculus Fund Researching on VR for Social Pressure

There has already been some attempts to utilise virtual reality (VR) technology for social good. In particular, various companies, government bodies and health authorities have been looking at using VR to change behaviour. Oculus is now funding these aims with the Play4REAL lab. One of the first beneficiaries of this funding is Preview Labs Inc,…

The Biggest Gear VR Releases For The Week 11/12/17

There’s only one Gear VR app that looks worth your while this week, unless you want us to talk about yet another 360 degree photo app. But hey, we do at least have on edutainment app that you can trick your children into playing. And don’t forget you can check out our list of the…

Artist Builds VR Game In Two Weeks Using Google Blocks And Unreal

Artist Jarlan Perez recently worked with Google to test out a VR-first creation process. Perez built a fully interactive game in two weeks that started in intuitive VR creation tool Blocks, with another week spent polishing and squashing bugs. You can now download the short puzzler, called Blocks Isle, and play it in an HTC…

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…

PlayStation VR Takes Amazon’s Top Seller Spot in Black Friday Sale

Expectations for the PlayStation VR this holiday season have been incredibly high. Supported by some big name releases including GT Sport, today’s launch of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR and the forthcoming DOOM VFR, the head-mounted display (HMD) was anticipated to receive a boost in sales. However, thanks to a ‘Black Friday’ deal from…

Dragon Front Gets 65+ New Cards With New Faction

High Voltage Software and Oculus Studios’ Dragon Front is still going strong, with yet more new content arriving this week. The collectible virtual card game, which is available on both the Oculus Rift and Gear VR, just got more than 65 new cards with the arrival of its latest faction, Aegis. This faction consists of…

7 Most Wanted Virtual Reality Videogames For Oculus Rift

Oculus Rift is undoubtedly a great bit of kit, but for some there are some essential titles that really need to make the jump and become available for the virtual reality (VR) gadget. Some of the ‘most wanted’ that we have compiled here, for your reading pleasure, are more obvious than others while some will…

PlayStation VR Black Friday Sales Hit UK Retailers

Last night Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe (SIEE) announced some special bundle deals for the PlayStation VR as part of this year’s ‘Black Friday’ sales. This morning, these bundles have begun going live on retailers across the country. The bundles in question include a PlayStation VR head-mounted display (HMD), PlayStation VR Camera, PlayStation VR Worlds (digital…

Life in 360º: MTV European Music Awards

The 2017 European Music Awards ceremony was held at London’s SSE Wembley on Sunday 12th November, with whole constellations of music stars performing on stage for the benefit of the audience. Not just the audience in attendance, either. With the power of 360-degree video music fans all over the world could watch. Virtual reality (VR)…

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…

Free Payday 2 VR Beta Test Goes Live

Starbreeze Studios and OVERKILL – A Starbreeze Studio have today announced the start of the highly anticipated beta for Payday 2 VR for the HTC Vive, now available via Steam. All owners of any edition of Payday 2 and its respective downloadable content (DLC) packages will be able to participate in the beta at no…

Wild West Shooter High Noon VR Rides On to Steam

The Western is a staple of entertainment, forming the basis for feature films, TV shows, books, and of course, videogames, with titles such as Red Dead Redemption and Call of Juarez being notable examples. So of course The Western is now in virtual reality (VR) with the launch of High Noon VR. Though exploring this…

PlayStation VR Doom VFR Bundle Revealed

Somewhat unsurprisingly, Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR) is getting a new holiday bundle that includes id Software’s Doom VFR. Announced this week on the PlayStation Blog, the Doom VFR bundle includes a copy of the upcoming first-person shooter (FPS), which remixes the 2016 game with some new content, as well as the headset and camera. Doom…

Oculus Studios And Armature Announce Fail Factory

Between big Bethesda games, new Studios titles and LA Noire, there’s a lot of big titles for PC-based headsets this Christmas, but mobile isn’t missing out on the fun. To that end, Oculus Studios and Armature today announced Fail Factory, which is launching on Gear VR December 7th. In the game, you’re in control of…

Oculus Studios And Armature Announce Fail Factory

Between big Bethesda games, new Studios titles and LA Noire, there’s a lot of big titles for PC-based headsets this Christmas, but mobile isn’t missing out on the fun. To that end, Oculus Studios and Armature today announced Fail Factory, which is launching on Gear VR December 7th. In the game, you’re in control of…

Get to Work Next Month at the Fail Factory

Texas-based Armature Studio (Borderlands, Metal Gear Solid and Batman Arkham series) has today announced its first foray into virtual reality (VR), working with Oculus Studios on Fail Factory, a quirky puzzle title for Samsung Gear VR that’s scheduled for release on 7th December. Fail Factory is a collection of mini-games where players have to think fast in order to…

CCP Games’ Cross-Platform eSport Sparc now Available on Oculus Rift & HTC Vive

CCP Games launched its futuristic multiplayer Sparc on PlayStation VR back in August. Today, the studio has brought the title to Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, unlocking its cross-platform gameplay. Sparc is a skill-based, physical sport, where two players use their motion controllers to aim and throw projectiles at each other inside a virtual arena, all the while defending…

Golem To Be Playable at PlayStation Experience 2017

There are many big events throughout the year that videogame fans pay close attention to, such as Gamescom, GDC and, of course, E3. PlayStation fans, however, have an event entirely dedicated to Sony’s box of tricks. This year it has been confirmed that PlayStation VR will be front and centre, including the much anticipated Golem….

Review: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR

The re-re-re-release of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is a topic that has been discussed at length since the reveal of the PlayStation VR exclusive virtual reality (VR) adaptation back in this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Los Angeles, back in June of this year. Now that the videogame has arrived for all to play…