Atlantic Productions has commented on reports from earlier in the week that suggested the company was working on with Sir David Attenborough on a virtual reality (VR) documentary for the Oculus Rift headset. Head of Digital Phil Harper has confirmed to VRFocus that the project, titled Conquest…

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Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) has reportedly trademarked 4 terms that could relate to its Project Morpheus virtual reality (VR) headset for the PlayStation 4 this week. The company has apparently filed for the phrases ‘Couch Multiplayer’, ‘Social Screen’, ‘Social VR’, and ‘Social Virtual Reality’ at the Japanese…

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A developer going by the name of kenji has released a simple virtual reality (VR) experience onto the Oculus VR Share Beta titled Matsumoto Fly. The title is a simplistic first-person experience that is available to download for free on PC. There isn’t any mention of possible…

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Indie developer David Ward has released a brief virtual reality (VR) experience online. Titled Bungalow Island, the experience lets you tour a small, picturesque plot of land. Sitting in the middle of the map is a bungalow, with music playing inside of it. The experience can be…

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Indie developer Christian Cassara has released an early version of his virtual reality (VR) puzzle title QuantaCube onto the Oculus VR Share Beta. The experience is compatible with the Oculus Rift VR headset and is available for both PC and Mac. It can be downloaded for free…

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An indie developer has turned the wolfire board game Desperate Gods into a new virtual reality (VR) experience for the Oculus Rift VR headset. Developer Raido36 has released the title for free on the Oculus VR Share Beta, where it can be downloaded for either PC or…

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Oculus VR has released the latest version of its software development kit (SDK) for the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset. Oculus SDK v0.3.1, as the company explains, is a Windows-only update that grants PC developers early access to a number of improvements and API. However the…

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Indie developer Space Budgie’s Glitchspace has officially released on Steam’s Early Access program. Players can get an early taste of the upcoming first person title, which comes with support for the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset. The Early Access version is priced at £4.99 GBP and…

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Indie developer Steamburger Studios has announced that it’s upcoming first-person shooter Let’s Go Camping! will receive support for the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset should it pass its Kickstarter campaign. The campaign hopes to raise $45,000 USD before 3rd May 2014. The title has also launched…

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Developer Iris VR has launched a Steam Greenlight campaign for its upcoming Cyberpunk adventure, TECHNOLUST. The title, which supports the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset among others, is now hoping to secure enough community votes to launch on Valve’s digital storefront come full release. TECHNOLUST has…

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