Author Archives: Kevin Joyce

12 Days of VR Gaming – Day 1: TECHNOLUST‏

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The holiday season is upon us and many of VRFocus‘ readers will be eager to spend much of their time travelling to worlds beyond their own daily grind. To that end, over the next 12 days VRFocus will be bringing some top picks of the virtual reality (VR) scene that you can download and play right now on either the Oculus Rift development kits or the Gear VR. READ MORE

Spectre Discounted on Steam

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Independent developers Proscenium are getting into the holiday spirit with a discounted offering to all virtual reality (VR) enthusiasts. Debut title Spectre is now available to download from Steam at a discounted price throughout the holiday season, reducing the cost of an Early Access purchase by 10%. READ MORE

Soundscape VR Wins Leap Motion 3D Jam

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Back in October innovative input manufacturers Leap Motion launched a contest for the virtual reality (VR) development community in which the contestants had to create a unique application or videogame making use of both the Leap Motion device and the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD). The contest finalists were subject to public voting and today the winners have been revealed. READ MORE

Omega Agent Confirmed for Rezzed

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Gamer Network has today revealed the first batch of titles set to be showcased at next year’s EGX Rezzed event, taking place 12th – 14th March 2015, London. The first virtual reality (VR) title confirmed to be on show is none other than Fireproof Games’ Omega Agent, currently in development for Gear VR and also coming to PC for Oculus Rift. READ MORE

Preview: Radial-G Multiplayer

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Tammeka Games’ futuristic racing title is set to launch via Steam Early Access later today and while VRFocus has already brought you a look at the single-player aspect of the videogame, the multiplayer is a whole different ball game. Radial-G is fun and frantic in single-player but can also feel like a cold and lonely place to set and subsequently attempt to beat your own lap times; in multiplayer the energy is turned up to 10 as it demands much more than simply positional awareness. READ MORE

Yoshida: Project Morpheus ‘has to be really, really good.’

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Today’s PlayStation Experience event in Las   Vegas has already heralded two new additions to the Project Morpheus line up, Endnight Games’ The Forest and the inventive Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes, but there’s plenty more to come. The headline panel ongoing at present centres around virtual reality (VR) and specifically Project Morpheus. READ MORE

Endnight Games Bringing The Forest to Consoles

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The announcements at Sony Computer Entertainment’s (SCE) PlayStation Experience event, currently ongoing in Las   Vegas, have been coming thick-and-fast. Titles such as Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, Bloodborne and Street Fighter V have been stealing the headlines, but arguably one of the most interesting reveals is that Endnight Games’ The Forest – a virtual reality (VR) title on PC – has been confirmed for PlayStation 4. READ MORE