Tag Archives: Oculus Rift

Guillermo del Toro’s Production Company, GameFace & More Confirmed for VRLA

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Last week VRFocus reported on the announcement of the next Virtual Reality Los Angeles (VRLA) Meetup for the virtual reality (VR) community. At the time it was confirmed that the event would take place on 16th August 2014 at New Deal Studios, with a handful of exhibitors including Jaunt and Senza Peso developer Kite & Lightning also announced. Now the event’s organisers have confirmed an expansive list of new attendees for the event. READ MORE

Distrubing Horror Title Perturbia Launches on Steam Greenlight

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This week sees the launch of a brand new virtual reality (VR) compatible videogame on Valve’s Steam Greenlight service from indie developer Imaginary Game Studios. Named Perturbia, the title hopes to raise enough positive votes to be approved for sale on Valve’s digital store come full release. If all goes to plan then the experience will be released on PC in the final quarter of 2015 with full support for the Oculus Rift VR head-mounted display (HMD). A first trailer for the experience can be seen below. READ MORE

The Hum Likely to be Delayed to Allow for Oculus DK2 Integration

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Indie developer Thotwise Games is currently hard at work on its upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible horror title The Hum for PC and, if all goes according to plan, PlayStation 4. The team revealed the videogame earlier this year via Steam Greenlight, listing it for a Q4 2014 release. However Thotwise Games’ Ariel Arias recently told VRFocus that the release will likely be pushed back further than that in order to accommodate the arrival of the Oculus Rift VR head-mounted display’s (HMD) second development kit (DK2) among other aspects. READ MORE

VR vs. VR Marketing

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If the 2014 Game Developers Conference (GDC) was when virtual reality (VR) videogames became a serious proposition, then the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) was the same for VR marketing. While last week’s event didn’t hold many reveals for videogames, the Oculus Rift VR head-mounted display (HMD) was used heavily for marketing from several high profile movie studios. 20th Century Fox led the charge with two promotional demos, one for the home release of the upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past, the other for its Sleepy Hollow TV series. READ MORE

Son of Nor Gets Early Access Launch Trailer

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Yesterday VRFocus reported on the launch of a stillalive studio’s Son of Nor on Steam Early Access. The title is available in pre-release form, with support for the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) planned for release alongside the full version in roughly three months time. Now a trailer for the Early Access version of the title has been released and can be seen below. READ MORE

SUPERHOT Developer to Speak at The World of Gamedev Knowledge Conference

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Since its E3 2014 showing at the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) booth, upcoming first-person shooter SUPERHOT has remained relatively quiet. The videogame’s developers announced earlier this month that it was relocating to a bigger office, but have remained silent since. Now it has been confirmed that the team’s Piotr Iwanicki will be speaking at an upcoming developer conference in Poland. READ MORE

Caffeine Gets First Development Log

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Indie developer Dylan Browne recently launched another crowd-funding attempt for his upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible sci-fi horror title, Caffeine, via IndieGoGo. The campaign hopes to raise $5,000 USD, a significantly reduced amount from previous goals, in order to fund development of the title. Now Browne has released his first development log video for the upcoming title, showcasing its creation using Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 4. READ MORE

New Update for The Forest Adds Movie Skipping, More

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It’s been a while since indie developer Endnight Games offered an update on the Steam Early Access release of its upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible videogame, The Forest. That said, in the past week the team has issued not one but two patches for the title that bring a range of improvements. The updates address areas such as enemy A.I., lighting and more. The title is still yet to receive its promised support for the Oculus Rift VR head-mounted display (HMD). READ MORE

RedOfPaw’s Big Crazy Stupid VR Adventure and American Pie Passes Kickstarter Campaign

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Indie developer Nick Pittom has ended the Kickstarter campaign for his upcoming virtual reality (VR) videogame, RedOfPaw’s Big Crazy Stupid VR Adventure and American Pie, in success. The developer raised £3,200 GBP with the help of 322 backers in order to help fund Pittom’s trip to the Oculus Connect event in Hollywood, California on 19th – 20th September 2014 and develop an interactive experience based on said trip for backers to experience. The project will come with support for the Oculus Rift VR head-mounted display (HMD). READ MORE

Radial-G to Support Trinity Magnum

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Indie developer Tammeka Games has said in the past that it will look into different control methods for its upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible sci-fi racing title, Radial-G. The project, which is currently in the last week of its Kickstarter campaign, will support the Xbox controller for its PC release, but until now the team hasn’t confirmed any additional support. Today it was announced that, should it receive funding, Radial-G will in fact be integrating another Kickstarter campaign, the Trinity Magnum from Trinity VR. READ MORE