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Bossa Studios Comment On Working With HTC Vive, Valve

Evolve: Brighton / Develop Conference

In England over the next few days,  the seaside city Brighton plays host to the annual Develop Conference. Today marks the first day and the precursor to Develop: Brighton, Evolve:Brighton, during which a number of speakers have been discussing aspects of the videogame and entertainment industries.  One such speaker was Vince Farquharson, COO of Bossa Studios who had some specific comments about the studio’s relationship with Valve. READ MORE

I Am Bread Dev Working on ‘TOP SECRET VR things’


UK-based Bossa Studios has a long history with virtual reality (VR) technology. The developer was one of the first to implement full support for the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD) into a videogame with an update to its popular comedy title, Surgeon Simulator. It has also hosted its own VR Meetups as its London studio. In the past year the team has revealed and released a number of new non-VR videogames such as I Am Bread, though has recently assured that it is also working on ‘top secret’ VR projects which should be revealed in the near future. READ MORE

Bossa Studios Co-Founder Comments on ‘First Gen’ VR


Bossa Studios have long been supporters of virtual reality (VR), earning the mantle of being the first studio to launch a commercial videogame title for the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD) in the guise of Surgeon Simulator. Since then the studio has regular offered advice for developing in VR and even hosted their own meetups at their London studio. Despite the enthusiasm, however, co-founder Imre Jele believes caution is important in the approach to VR development. READ MORE

Bossa Studios’ Steam VR Demo Will be at GDC & Rezzed


Earlier in the week Valve and HTC partnered up to announce a brand new virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD), the HTC Vive. A list of developers working with the kit was revealed shortly afterwards, including names like Vertigo Games and Owlchemy Labs. Also mentioned was Bossa Studios, the popular UK-based team known for its wacky videogame hit, Surgeon Simulator. Just what the studio is working on for Vive remains unclear, but it will be shown off for the first time later on this week. READ MORE

SWVRC 2015: ‘players and their first VR experience’ with Bossa Studios Liveblog


Everyone remembers their first time in virtual reality (VR). For many it will be a make or break situation about how they think about the tech in the future. One bad VR experience and it’s easy to quickly lose enthusiasm for the technology. That’s what Henrique Olifiers of Bossa Studios will be discussing during his ‘They who matter: the players and their first VR experience’ session at today’s South West Virtual Reality Conference (SWVRC) in Bristol, UK. VRFocus is liveblogging the talk as it happens. READ MORE

New Surgeon Simulator Shots Show off PS4 Version


Earlier this week London-based indie developer Bossa Studios confirmed that it would be launching its hit videogame Surgeon Simulator on PlayStation 4 digitally on 12th August 2014 in North America and 13th August in Europe. The title will arrive as Surgeon Simulator: Anniversary Edition, complete with a mix of challenges from both the PC and iPad versions of the title. Now a range of screenshots taken from the port have been released, and can be seen below. READ MORE

Surgeon Simulator Dev Teasing E3 Announcement Tomorrow


Bossa Studios, the indie developer behind the immensely popular Surgeon Simulator 2013, has teased that it will be making an announcement at E3 2014 tomorrow, 10th June. The company hasn’t confirmed if this will be a new videogame or perhaps something else. The developer has previously confirmed to VRFocus that it has a virtual reality (VR) dedicated videogame in the works, though also has several other projects in development for ‘traditional devices’. A video teaser for an announcement can also be seen below. READ MORE

Surgeon Simulator Dev Working on VR Dedicated Project


Surgeon Simulator 2013 developer Bossa Studios has confirmed to VRFocus that it is working on a virtual reality (VR) focused title. Studio co-founder and Gamer-In-Chief Henrique Olifiers revealed as much in an interview, stating that the project had been ‘thinking of VR since day 1′, though also confirming that the studio wouldn’t be turning VR-exclusive. Specifically which VR headsets the project would be coming to was not revealed. READ MORE