Author Archives: Kevin Joyce

ATLvr to Launch VR Fashion Show

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Virtual reality (VR) stretches beyond videogames into many other industries and forms of entertainment. The latest to catch onto the craze is the fashion industry, as ATLvr have announced a new project by the name of VRunway. Driven by a digital environment infused with live models, the interactive experience features the collection Atlanta fashion designer Leon Parham and will premiere exclusively for VIP ticket holders at Fashion Uncorked, taking place on 21st March 2015. READ MORE

Lionsgate & Samsung Announce ‘Insurgent – Shatter Reality’ Experience

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Lionsgate and Samsung Electronics America, Inc. have today announced a partnership to create an exclusive virtual reality (VR) experience, Insurgent – Shatter Reality. The four-minute visual work will be a 360-degree narrative experience set in the world of the upcoming feature film The Divergent Series: Insurgent and features stars from the film including Academy Award winner Kate Winslet, Miles Teller and Mekhi Phifer. READ MORE

VRFocus One Year On: A Letter from the Editor

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Today marks the first anniversary of VRFocus, an enterprise which has reached far beyond any initial planning that anyone could have afforded. In that short space of time the website has seen many changes; not in and of itself per se, but rather in the industry around it. The virtual reality (VR) landscape has grown and begun to take form. The previously unaware public are becoming informed of the potential of the new medium. And many of the people involved have had their lives changed irrevocably. Mostly for the better, I would say. READ MORE

Gaijin Entertainment talk Oculus Rift, Project Morpheus and VR Development

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Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus are two different propositions for a virtual reality (VR) future. While seemingly offering a similar experience, behind the scenes it’s a much more complicated affair. One developer with detailed knowledge of this is Gaijin Entertainment, a studio that has already released public support for Oculus Rift and are promising to deliver compatibility with Project Morpheus upon it’s release in their hugely popular free-to-play videogame, War Thunder. READ MORE