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Bossa Talks Surgeon Simulator: Experience Reality, VR Controls and More

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Bossa Studios has been a big help to both the UK and international virtual reality (VR) communities for the past few years. On its home turf, the company has hosted VR meetups in its London office, gathering developers and enthusiasts under one roof to showcase the latest tech updates and experiences. It also helped to introduce the world to the HTC Vive and its SteamVR user-tracking with a new demo for Surgeon Simulator, its iconic franchise in which players essentially decimate a human being by operating on him. Now, Bossa Studios is working on the full VR release: Surgeon Simulator: Experience Reality. READ MORE

Bossa Studios: VR is the ‘ultimate escapism’

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The best virtual reality (VR) provides incredible immersion and an unparalleled sense of presence. The task of actually describing the sensation that players can feel when inside a head-mounted display (HMD) can be difficult. Bossa Studios, the developer of the ever-popular Surgeon Simulator title – which will soon be upgraded for VR with Surgeon Simulator: Experience Reality – has a good term for it, however. The studio recently described using VR as ‘the ultimate escapism. READ MORE

Surgeon Simulator Dev’s VR Meetup Returning to London in December

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As the virtual reality (VR) community has grown over the past few years, so too has the number of meetups for developers and enthusiasts to gather at. One of the longest-running meetup groups for VR fans in the UK is hosted by Bossa Studios, the developer behind the popular VR compatible Surgeon Simulator series as well as the likes of I Am Bread. It’s been a while since the team hosted its last meetup in its office in London. This week, however, Bossa Studios confirmed that it will be hosting a new event in December 2015. READ MORE

Bossa Studios Reveal Surgeon Simulator: Experience Reality

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Bossa Studios’ Surgeon Simulator has been tied to virtual reality (VR) for some time, being the first title available on Steam to support the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD). Since then the UK studio has showcased a version of the videogame for both HTC Vive and the consumer version of the Oculus Rift, but today an official name has been announced: Surgeon Simulator: Experience Reality. READ MORE

Bossa Studios Comment On Working With HTC Vive, Valve

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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’

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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

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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

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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