This week sees the arrival of a new virtual reality (VR) compatible videogame on Valve’s Steam Greenlight service from indie developer Bloodwolf Studio. That title is One Last Day, a first-person survival experience that features support for the Oculus Rift VR head-mounted display (HMD). The title hopes…

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Oculus VR’s high-profile hiring spree seems to have slowed somewhat over the past few months. While the company continues to advertise positions in the wake of its $2 billion USD acquisition by Facebook, the constant stream of updates on new appointments has undoubtedly been quieter since the…

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2014′s Eurogamer Expo in London is already set to be a surprisingly robust show for virtual reality (VR) when it takes place from 25th – 28th September. Oculus Rift VR head-mounted display (HMD) creator Oculus VR will have its own stand at the show, while VR compatible…

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Exploration titles are a popular genre for virtual reality (VR) adaptions for obvious reasons. Many simply ask players to use an Xbox 360 controller as they traverse environments, inspecting every tiny detail. Now a new VR exploration title, Kira, has arrived, bringing with it an innovative new…

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Much talk has been made of the limitations of the PlayStation 4 when it comes to the Project Morpheus virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD). While Sony Computer Entertainment’s (SCE) latest console is undoubtedly powerful, ever-advancing, flexible PC hardware suggests that the company may struggle to keep…

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Virtual reality (VR) meetups have continued to grow throughout 2014, with local communities banding together to talk about the technology and show off projects and products. The San Francisco Virtual Reality (SFVR) meetup is no exception to this trend, and has today announced its lineup for the…

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Indie developer Justin Moravetz has provided plenty of opportunities for VR enthusiasts to sample his upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible videogame, Vanguard V, which is currently running a Kickstarter campaign. The demo for the rail shooter title has come to both PC and mobile platforms during the…

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Undoubtedly one of the more interesting virtual reality (VR) compatible Kickstarter projects right now, Kôna is bringing fresh landscapes and ideas to adventure videogames. The Northern Quebec-set title is currently hoping to reach a $40,000 CAD goal to release the first of four episodes on PC, Mac…

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As part of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe’s (SCEE) pre-Gamescom press conference a number of independent developers were revealed to be in-the-works on PlayStation 4 ports of their PC titles. One such developer was Poppermost Productions, already offering their winter sports title SNOW via Steam Early Access and…

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Even following the first shipments of the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) head-mounted displays (HMD) second development kit (DK2), many questions have been raised over the release of the first consumer version of the device (CV1). The company has remained tight-lipped over just when we might see…

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VR vs. Post-Gamescom 2014
Hands-On with Crytek's VR Tech Demo
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LATEST REVIEWS

Review: QBEH-1: The Atlas Cube

If QBEH-1: The Atlas Cube gets one thing right, it’s the implementation of its Oculus Rift support. Launch the videogame via Steam and a pop-up with two options appears immediately: ‘Play QBEH-1: The Atlas Cube’ or ‘Launch Oculus Rift Mode’. For fans of virtual reality (VR) right…

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Review: QBEH-1: The Atlas Cube

Review: Infinity Runner

Wales Interactive’s Infinity Runner joins the small collective of videogames that offer support for the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) long before a consumer version of the device is available. Jumping on the VR bandwagon so early is most certainly a double-edged sword: developers…

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Review: Infinity Runner

Review: Crashed Lander

Available to purchase now, Crashed Lander is the definition of an ‘indie’ title. Not necessarily in respect to the way in which it was developed – though this too is a observer of the trends of that same label – but in the fact that it’s a…

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Review: Crashed Lander

Review: Ether One

BioShock was a landmark videogame. Though its roots are firmly grounded in the first-person shooter (FPS) genre it opened the door for many more experiences where the player becomes an active participant in the world in areas removed from simply shooting enemies. It laid the groundwork for…

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Review: Ether One

Review: Strike Suit Zero

Having launched just over a year ago, Born Ready Games’ Strike Suit Zero has developed a keen audience on Windows, Mac and Linux PC formats. Developed by a small UK studio thanks to a successful Kickstarter campaign, Strike Suit Zero is a space combat videogame designed to…

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Review: Strike Suit Zero

Review: No More Room in Hell

Originally launched back in 2011, No More Room in Hell is a mod developed using the Source engine, based on the hugely popular Half-Life 2. The videogame has frequently been touted as a ‘zombification’ of Gordon Freeman’s second crusade, but following its official release in 2011 it…

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Review: No More Room in Hell

Review: QUAKE II

Undeniably the most popular genre in the modern videogames industry, first-person shooters (FPS) titles owe a debt of gratitude to a number of 1990s titles. QUAKE II is one such landmark release; a perfect mix of visceral violence and logical puzzle solving all wrapped-up in a technically…

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Review: QUAKE II

Review: Slender: The Arrival

Slender: The Arrival is the speedily produced sequel to the hugely popular Slender: The Eight Pages, having seen release just one year after it’s predecessor. Keen to capitalise on the success of the original the development team at Blue Isle Studios is said to be considering bringing…

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Review: Slender: The Arrival

LATEST PREVIEWS

Preview: Pixel Rift

The virtual reality (VR) development community is becoming famous for it’s original ideas and unique concepts. It’s long been argued that the only way to create experiences suitable for VR is to start from scratch with VR as your primer. Ana Ribeiro, developer of the forthcoming Pixel…

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Preview: Pixel Rift

Preview: Project CARS

You might think that Evolution Studio’s Driveclub is the perfect candidate for a virtual reality (VR) adaption with the Project Morpheus head-mounted display (HMD). The title ticks all the boxes, showing what the PlayStation 4 can do on a visual level without many of the limitations that…

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Preview: Project CARS

Preview: Ghostship Aftermath

MAG Studios’ Ghostship Aftermath is set to launch it’s original virtual reality (VR) edition tomorrow. Despite having already been made available as a non-VR videogame, Ghostship Aftermath was designed primarily with VR in mind and as such it’s a title that VRFocus has been following closely. Now…

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Preview: Ghostship Aftermath

Preview: Senza Peso on Oculus Rift DK2

This is not a stream of consciousness, it is a journey. The path has been laid out for you as it has other travellers, and yet it feels wholly yours. The beasts inside are only that of man and the tale being told is one you may…

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Preview: Senza Peso on Oculus Rift DK2

Preview: Jurassic Encounter

One of the very few brand new virtual reality (VR) experiences present at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) came in the form of Jurassic Encounter, a new Project Morpheus title from Supermassive Games. As the name suggests, Jurassic Encounter takes you out of your real-world environment…

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Preview: Jurassic Encounter

Preview: Radial-G

A super-fast futuristic racing videogame. Players take on the roles of pilots as the battle for position on tracks comprised entirely of cylindrical tubes. Nudging against rivals as they aim for the boost pad or in a vindictive endeavour as you barge them into a speed-down zone;…

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Preview: Radial-G

Preview: Beasts of Prey

Beasts of Prey is suffering from The War Z syndrome at present. It’s a videogame that promises an awful lot: a sandbox in which players can live however they wish. Hunt dinosaurs, craft items, build structures and create your own empire in a procedurally generated world that…

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Preview: Beasts of Prey

Preview: Virtual Bike

The diversification of virtual reality (VR) is not a bad thing. The modern rebirth of the medium brought about by the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD) has spurred on creators to fill early adopters boots with all manner of experiences in virtual constructs. But what happens next?…

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Preview: Virtual Bike

Preview: The Deep

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe’s (SCEE) London Studio brought a brand new version of The Deep along to this month’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). Due to time constraints they were reluctant to offer a full demonstration to attendees, however VRFocus managed to get hands-on with the full version,…

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Preview: The Deep

Preview: 4PM

You awake in your own bed. This is not the most dramatic opening for a videogame ever invented, but nonetheless acts as a subtle informant of the kind of experience that awaits: you are a human, on earth, living an everyday, run-of-the-mill life. You have a dull…

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Preview: 4PM