Information leaks within the mobile phone industry are fairly common and Samsung seems to be continuing that tradition in the build up to its Unpacked event tomorrow on 3rd September. The event, which takes place across Beijing, New York and Berlin ahead of the start of IFA…

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Survival horror might be a popular genre for virtual reality (VR) developers to explore at this time but few are mixing it with multiplayer elements. That’s where Citadel, the new videogame from indie studio 3Devers, which recently launched on Steam Concepts ahead of its launch on both…

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Last month VRFocus reported that Parabole, the developer of Kôna, was aiming to create a PlayStation 4 version of the title, which is currently running a Kickstarter campaign for a PC, Mac and Linux release with support for the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD).…

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Indie developer Incandecent Imaging has provided videogame fans with plenty of opportunities to test out its upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible horror title, Caffeine, over the past week months. The developer has released a steady stream of updates to a demo for the first-person experience. This week…

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Virtual reality (VR) enthusiasts are likely already familiar with publisher and developer Gaijin Entertainment’s War Thunder, a World War II-era combat title that features support for VR head-mounted displays (HMD). What fans might be less aware of is Star Conflict, the space combat title published by the…

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Last week VRFocus reported on the launch of House of Secret’s virtual reality (VR) snowboarding demo. At the time it was perhaps the first snowboarding experience to be available for a VR head-mounted display (HMD). Just a short while later and another snowboarding title has launched a…

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Another virtual reality (VR) videogame has sadly failed to pass its Kickstarter campaign this week. The Corridor: On Behalf of the Dead from Desktop Daydreams Studios has ended its campaign with just £6,802 GBP of its £37,500 goal raised. The title, which supports the Oculus Rift VR…

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Many virtual reality (VR) fans dreams of what beloved videogame company Nintendo could achieve if it turned its attention towards the technology. The company has no shortage of franchises that could make enticing VR experiences and the ideas and innovation to create thrilling new IP. While it…

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Last month VRFocus reported on the launch of a Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign for an intriguing virtual reality (VR) compatible motion tracking system named Perception Neuron. The system uses tiny units known as Neurons placed around a user’s body for accurate tracking. The developers were looking for $250,000…

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Virtual reality (VR) on mobile devices is already well established. While VR enthusiasts continue to wait for the Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus VR head-mounted displays (HMD), other companies have already launched a range of mobile-based HMDs that utilise a smartphone’s screen. On top of that, GameFace…

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VR vs. Ubisoft
VR vs. Ubisoft
VR vs. Ubisoft
Make if a (Virtual) Reality: Pokemon
Make if a (Virtual) Reality: Pokemon
Make if a (Virtual) Reality: Pokemon
VR vs. PAX Prime 2014
VR vs. PAX Prime 2014
VR vs. PAX Prime 2014
Make it a (Virtual) Reality: Grand Theft Auto
Make it a (Virtual) Reality: Grand Theft Auto
Make it a (Virtual) Reality: Grand Theft Auto
VR vs. Post-Gamescom 2014
VR vs. Post-Gamescom 2014
VR vs. Post-Gamescom 2014
Hands-On with Crytek's VR Tech Demo
Hands-On with Crytek's VR Tech Demo
Hands-On with Crytek's VR Tech Demo
Make it a (Virtual) Reality: P.T.
Make it a (Virtual) Reality: P.T.
Make it a (Virtual) Reality: P.T.
VR vs. Gamescom 2014
VR vs. Gamescom 2014
VR vs. Gamescom 2014
Make it a (Virtual) Reality: Dead Space
Make it a (Virtual) Reality: Dead Space
Make it a (Virtual) Reality: Dead Space
Radial-G : Racing Revolved – Kickstarter Post-Mortem Part 2
Radial-G : Racing Revolved – Kickstarter Post-Mortem Part 2
Radial-G : Racing Revolved – Kickstarter Post-Mortem Part 2

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: Private Eye

Private Eye is a videogame that has been circulating around the virtual reality (VR) community for quite some time. It’s proven popular amongst enthusiasts and other developers alike, and yet despite this the flow of information about the videogame has stuttered considerably. The silence has been broken…

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Preview: Private Eye

Preview: SNOW

Following the revelation that Poppermost Productions will be bringing their winter sports title, SNOW, to PlayStation 4 at Sony Computer Entertainment’s (SCEE) pre-Gamescom press conference last week, the indie development team took to the show floor in the business halls of the trade event to show members…

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Preview: SNOW

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