Tag Archives: Oculus Rift

New Kôna Screenshots Revealed

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Last week indie developer Parabole confirmed that its upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible videogame, Kôna, would be launching in pre-release form on Steam’s Early Access service in July 2015 ahead of the launch of the first full episode in September. But that wasn’t all the studio had to share; it also revealed some new screenshots of its upcoming title, which features full support for the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD). Said screenshots can now be seen below. READ MORE

Major Elite: Dangerous Powerplay Update Reveal Next Week, Details Teased

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Fans of Frontier Developments’ popular space simulation videogame, Elite: Dangerous have already been treated to two major updates to the title since its launch in December 2014. Despite this, the UK-based developer shows no signs of slowing down, having recently launched a Beta for the Mac build of the virtual reality (VR) compatible title and announcing an Xbox One version. The third major update, Powerplay, is also in the works and is set to be revealed in full next week, the developer has confirmed. READ MORE

War Thunder Announced as ‘Roads of Glory’ International Rally Sponsor

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Popular virtual reality (VR) compatible World War 2-era online combat title War Thunder prides itself on authenticity, allowing players to command a range of planes and tanks used in historic battles. Russia-based developer Gaijin Entertainment clearly has a passion for the era, and is proving as much this month as it sponsors the ‘Roads of Glory’ international commemorative rally, which kicked off this weekend in Moscow, Russia and runs until 2nd May in Torgau, Germany. READ MORE

Darkfield Dev Launches Greenlight Campaign for Nighttime Terror

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It’s a busy time for virtual reality (VR) dedicated videogame developer, VR Bits. Earlier this month the studio revealed its third VR videogame in Stranded for the Oculus Rift and Gear VR head-mounted displays (HMDs). That doesn’t mean that the team won’t be supporting its past projects, though. In fact, VR Bits has today launched a Steam Greenlight campaign for the PC version of Nighttime Terror, the developer’s second project that has previously seen a full release on Gear VR. READ MORE

Crystal Rift Hosting Public Launch Event Tomorrow

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It’s been a long road to get there, but next week finally marks the launch of an Early Access version of anticipated virtual reality (VR) supported dungeon crawler, Crystal Rift. The title from UK-based indie developer Psytec Games will launch on PC on 20th April with full support for the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD). To celebrate, the studio will be hosting a launch event in London, UK on the same day, with all fans invited. READ MORE

New Kôna Video Reveals English Voice Over Cast

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Indie developer Parabole is embracing its mother tongue with upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible adventure title, Kôna. When VRFocus first spoke to the studio about the videogame back in 2014, the team encouraged players to first try the experience with French voice acting with subtitles enabled. However, Parabole will also be offering English voice over work for those that wish to hear the title in their own language. This week the developer has revealed a first look at that voice acting. READ MORE

Descent: Underground Shows Off History/Future Trailer, Regular Update Plans

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Following their successful Kickstarter, Descendant Studios has also revealed a new trailer which showcases not only the history of the Descent series but also gives a taste of what is to come in Descent: UndergroundThe title, a ‘six-degrees-of-freedom’ space combat simulator taking place in the twenty-fourth century, is due to receive virtual reality (VR) support for the Oculus Rift and Valve’s HTC Vive head-mounted display (HMD). READ MORE

Take To The Skies With Steampunk Skyship On Oculus VR Share

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Video game fans may recall with fondness SEGA title Skies of Arcadia (aka Eternal Arcadia) where you took on the role of a sky pirate sailing the skies with your crew and getting into all manner of escapades.  Whilst the likelihood of another trip with Vyse and the Blue Rogues is relatively low, let alone one in virtual reality (VR), there is a skyship experience out now on Oculus VR Share. READ MORE