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
Later this month will see South West Virtual Reality (VR) Conference (SWVRC) kicking off. At the conference many speakers from different software and videogame development companies will feature including Channel 4, Pinewood, The Imaginarium, Unity 3D and Alchemy VR. Adding to the already impressive line up are videogame developers Bossa Studios and Sony.
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
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 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
Surgeon Simulator 2013 developer Bossa Studios is set to host its next virtual reality (VR) Meetup in London tonight. The team’s regular Meetups, held at their offices, play host to a number of speakers that tackle a range of topics surrounding the VR industry right now. A range of indie developers will also be on-hand to show off new builds of their titles with Oculus Rift headsets and, usually, some other devices too. VRFocus spoke to Bossa Studios producer Kate Bryant about the event the last time it was held, which can be seen below. READ MORE