Author Archives: Jamie Feltham

Trinity Magnum to Work With Beasts of Prey, Virtualizer and More

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Earlier this week VRFocus reported that TrinityVR’s Magnum controller for virtual reality (VR) videogames would be supported in the upcoming VR sci-fi racing title, Radial-G. Now the company has confirmed a total of four new products that will integrate the device, including both software and hardware. The Magnum is currently running a Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign where it hopes to raise $60,000 USD by 20th August 2014 to fund development and production. READ MORE

Perturbia Gets Sneak Peek Concept Video

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Following the launch of its Steam Greenlight campaign earlier this week Imaginary Game Studio has posted new footage of its upcoming survival horror title, Perturbia. A brief sneak peek of the title, which will feature full support for the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD), can be seen below, providing a sense of the atmosphere that players can expect from the title. READ MORE

The Hum on PS4: ‘Chances are really high’ says Dev

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Indie developer Thotwise Games has made no secret of the fact that it hopes to bring its upcoming sci-fi horror videogame The Hum to PlayStation 4. Already confirmed for release on PC, the virtual reality (VR) compatible title also hopes to transition to Sony Computer Entertainment’s (SCE) latest console down the line. While the PC version of the title features support for the Oculus Rift VR head-mounted display (HMD), Project Morpheus HMD support is also planned on PlayStation 4. But what are the chances of the port actually happening? READ MORE

Paul Cuisset Talks Subject 13, VR Support and Adventure Videogames

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The adventure videogame genre has experienced something of a revival in the past few years. Developers such as Telltale Games and Quantic Dream have carried a torch for the classic genre with releases such as The Walking Dead and Beyond: Two Souls. Each and everyone one of these titles owes a debt to Paul Cuisset, creator such beloved titles as 1989′s Future Wars and 1992′s Flashback. Now Cuisset is returning to the genre he helped shape with Subject 13, which is currently running a Kickstarter campaign looking for $40,000 USD, with a stretch goal of $60,000 for support for the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD). READ MORE

CEEK Announced for Project Morpheus and Oculus Rift, Halo Designer Contributing

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It doesn’t take a $2 billion investment from Facebook to see that virtual reality’s (VR) will have a big impact in the social space. The potential for users to interact with friends and family in new ways is undoubtedly exciting, and companies are only just starting to releaise what’s possible. On such company is Next Galaxy, which has this week announced an agreement with EON Reality to create CEEK, a new social VR platform being developed for the Oculus Rift VR head-mounted display (HMD) on PC and Project Morpheus HMD on PlayStation 4. READ MORE

Ex-People Can Fly Dev: Bulletstorm in VR Would be ‘Awesome’

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Before it was rebranded as Epic Games Poland, videogame developer People Can Fly created some of the defining titles of the last generation. Most recently the team worked on Gears of War: Judgment, and before that created the unique first-person shooter (FPS) experience, Bulletstorm. Since then the former title’s lead animator, Jakub Kisiel, has moved on to form indie developer Kubold, where he is working on promising virtual reality (VR) third-person action title, Aliens, Trolls & Dragons. READ MORE

Salvaged VR to Debut at Next South West VR Meetup

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The first ever South West Virtual Reality (SWVR) Meetup took place last night in Bristol, UK. Run by the team at Opposable Games, the event saw a range of virtual reality (VR) developers and enthusiasts gather under one roof to show off the latest VR videogames, head-mounted displays (HMD) and more. Despite hosting the show, Opposable Games didn’t show off its own upcoming VR title, Salvaged. However the developer recently confirmed that the title will make its debut at the next event. READ MORE

War Thunder to Receive Oculus Rift DK2 Support ‘Soon’

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Gaijin Entertainment has been a long time supporter of virtual reality (VR) technology, integrating the original developer kit for the Oculus Rift VR head-mounted display (HMD) in its free-to-play massively multiplayer online (MMO) World War 2 combat title, War Thunder. This week a tease from the developer has now confirmed that its title will also be supporting the Oculus Rift’s second development kit (DK2) in the near future. READ MORE

Vanguard Valkyrie Renamed Vanguard V After EVE: Valkyrie Dispute

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Last week saw the launch of a Kickstarter campaign for a new virtual reality (VR) dedicated videogame named Vanguard Valkyrie. The title, which is developed by Proton Pulse creator Justin Moravetz at Zero Transform, is currently hoping to raise $198,000 USD to fund development. This week has brought a few changes to the title however, as legal disputes caused Moravetz to temporarily pause the campaign and change the title’s name. READ MORE

Guillermo del Toro’s Production Company, GameFace & More Confirmed for VRLA

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Last week VRFocus reported on the announcement of the next Virtual Reality Los Angeles (VRLA) Meetup for the virtual reality (VR) community. At the time it was confirmed that the event would take place on 16th August 2014 at New Deal Studios, with a handful of exhibitors including Jaunt and Senza Peso developer Kite & Lightning also announced. Now the event’s organisers have confirmed an expansive list of new attendees for the event. READ MORE