Author Archives: Jamie Feltham

Enemy Starfighter Gets PAX Prime 2014

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PAX Prime has been taking place all weekend in Seattle, Washington with a handful of virtual reality (VR) compatible titles available for the public to get their hands on. One such title is Enemy Starfighter from indie developer Marauder Interactive, which is available at the Indie Megabooth on the show floor along with the likes of Darknet. The developer recently released a new trailer for the title for its PAX showing, which can now be seen below. READ MORE

Doorways Gets Screenshots Ahead of Launch

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Next month sees the launch of a new virtual reality (VR) compatible horror experience in Doorways: The Underworld, the third installment in the Doorways series from indie developed Saibout Studios. The title is set to launch on PC on 17th September 2014 with full support for PC, Mac and Linux with full support for the Oculus Rift VR head-mounted display. Now new screenshots of the experience have arrived, which can be seen below. READ MORE

VR Racing Title Unpossible Released

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Fans of virtual reality (VR) sci-fi racing titles have been well-served recently with Tammeka Games’ Radial-G, which released a demo for Oculus Rift VR head-mounted display (HMD) owners to experience. However the title failed to pass a Kickstarter earlier in the year and its status is currently uncertain. While players wait for more news, they may want to turn their attention to another racing experience recently launched for the Oculus Rift, Unpossible. READ MORE

Nebulous Gets Story Trailer

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Earlier this week Namazeu Studios launched a Steam Greenlight campaign for its upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible title, Nebulous, which supports the Oculus Rift VR head-mounted display (HMD). The title hopes to secure enough positive votes to be approved for sale on Valve’s digital PC service come launch in the final quarter of 2014. Now the title has received its first trailer, which can be seen below. READ MORE

House of Secrets Launches VR Snowboarding Experience

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A range of extreme sports have already been realised in virtual reality (VR), including the likes of diving, skiing and more. Now House of Secrets, the developer behind VR experiences such as Lavaworld and Uncharted Territory has released a new experience based on snowboarding. The experience, simply named Snowboarding, is currently available to download for free over on the official Oculus VR Share Beta on PC. READ MORE

PAX Prime 2014: ‘A History of VR: Haven’t We Been Here Before?

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PAX Prime 2014 is now underway in Seattle, Washington and while it may not exactly be the biggest event on the virtual reality (VR) calender, there are a handful of demos and events that enthusiasts should concern themselves with. One such event is the ‘A History of VR: Haven’t We Been Here Before?’ panel scheduled to take place today at 17:00 PDT in the Wyvern Theatre. VRFocus will be there to liveblog the event. READ MORE

E McNeill on Darknet Progress, Project Morpheus and More

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PAX Prime takes place this weekend and virtual reality (VR) is set to have some presence at the show in the form of Oculus Rift VR head-mounted display (HMD) compatible videogames. One such title is E McNeill’s Darknet, the anticipated ‘hollywood hacking’ experience that’s aiming to launch alongside the consumer version of the Oculus Rift. VRFocus spoke to McNeill earlier to get an update on the title’s progress. READ MORE

LG G3 Quad HD Gets its Own VR HMD in VRTX

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News of Samsung’s rumoured smartphone-based virtual reality (VR) head mounted display (HMD) is expected to hit in early September 2014, but it appears as if tech rival LG has beaten the company to the punch somewhat. Vortex VR has announced the VTRX, a lightweight VR HMD designed specifically for the new LG G3 Quad HGD smartphone, created in partnership with GameFace Labs and 3D-printing company 3D Systems. READ MORE

ZVR Apocalypse Launches Kickstarter Campaign, Demo Released

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Thoughout 2014 indie developer Lucid VR has been teasing us with gameplay and more on its upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible horror title, ZVR Apocalypse. the zombie shooter experience has garnered a lot of attention thanks to its gory dismemberment and support for the Oculus Rift VR head-mounted display (HMD). This week sees the developer launch a Kickstarter campaign for the title, hoping to raise $30,000 AUD to fund development. A standard monitor demo of the title is currently available through the page. READ MORE

The Hum Releases Gamescom Build

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One of the many virtual reality (VR) experiences on display at this year’s Gamescom in Cologne, Germany was first-person horror experience The Hum from indie developer Thotwise Games. The title, which supports the Oculus Rift VR head-mounted display on PC, was showcased not with a gameplay demo but an atmospheric experience designed to give players a taste of the overall experience and direction. Now the developer has released this Gamescom build online. READ MORE