Tag Archives: Oculus Rift

Date Set for First East Anglia VR Meetup


Virtual reality (VR) Meetups have become a huge part of the VR community’s evangelism over the past two years. While various groups are now scattered throughout the US, the UK has seen a few Meetups of its own in 2014. This week has seen another one announced by InnerRift owner Andrew Wood, located in East Anglia. A specific venue is yet to be confirmed, but at least a solid date has now been set. READ MORE

Medusa’s Labyrinth Concept Art Revealed


Upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible horror title Medusa’s Labyrinth is currently running a Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign to raise money for its continued development. Indie developer Guru Games is hoping to secure kr2,500,000 SEK to continue working on the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD) compatible experience. New concept art for the experience has recently been shared, and can now be seen below. READ MORE

VR Stealth Action Title 4089: Ghost Within Gets Demo & Kickstarter Campaign


With a number of high profile failures on the Kickstarter crowd-funding platform in the past few months it’s always reassuring to see videogame developers take a more modest approach to reaching funding goals. Indie studio Phr00t has done just that with its own campaign for upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible stealth action title, 4089: Ghost Within. The developer hopes to raise just $3,000 for the project, which supports the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD). READ MORE

Medusa’s Labyrinth Gets New Screenshots


This week has seen the launch of a new Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign for an upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible videogame named Medusa’s Labyrinth. Indie developer Guru Games is looking to raise kr2,500,000 SEK to fund development of the title, which features full support for the Oculus Rift. As part of its push for funding, the developer has released new screenshots of the experience, which can now be seen below. READ MORE

Oculus Releases SDK v0.4.3 Beta


Since the release of the Oculus Rift’s second development kit (DK2) developers and virtual reality (VR) enthusiasts have been pinning for updates to the device’s software development kit (SDK). Creator Oculus VR has released a number of new versions of the SDK since the first units were shipped and this week sees the latest iteration launch. The Oculus SDK v0.4.3 Beta update can now be downloaded for free and boasts a range of updates. READ MORE

Elite: Dangerous Dev Misses Most Wanted, Studio of the Year at Golden Joysticks


Despite huge anticipation for the upcoming release of Elite: Dangerous, the title has missed out on securing the Most Wanted award at this year’s Golden Joystick Awards in London, UK. The developer faced stiff completion from the likes of Evolve, Halo 5: Guardians and overall winner The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. At the same time developer Frontier Developments also missed out on winning the Studio of the Year award.


Oculus Rift Beats Project Morpheus For Innovation of the Year


The Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) for PC and Project Morpheus HMD for PlayStation 4 aren’t really seen as rivals at this early stage in the VR industry’s revival. In fact, it’s only in award ceremonies that the two are truly being pitted against each other. Today sees the Oculus Rift secure another win over the Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) made device. READ MORE

Loading Human Coming to Three Events in Coming Weeks


Indie developer Untold Games has been hard at work on its upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible adventure videogame Loading Human since it passed a Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign earlier in 2014. The developer now keeps fans in the loop by issuing bi-weekly updates on its Kickstarter campaign page, letting them know how development is progressing as the team moves towards launch. Recently the studio revealed its upcoming event schedule, revealing where Loading Human will be on display over the coming weeks. READ MORE