Tag Archives: Project Morpheus

Ether One Dev Talks Unreal Engine 4, Improved VR Support and Project Morpheus

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Earlier this year VRFocus awarded its first 5/5 review to Ether One, the debut effort from Manchester-based indie developer White Paper Games. The title’s narrative and presentation were top notch, making it all the more exciting when the developer confirmed it would be porting Ether One to Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 4 and releasing it on PlayStation 4 as well as an updated PC launch. VRFocus recently caught up with the developer’s Pete Bottomley to talk about the up date. READ MORE

Ether One Dev ‘Hopeful’ for Project Morpheus Support for PS4 Version

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Back at Gamescom 2014 indie developer White Paper Games finally revealed the long-rumoured PlayStation 4 version of the upcoming Unreal Engine 4 version of Ether One. At the time the developer stated that it likely wouldn’t be supporting the Project Morpheus virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) despite support for the Oculus Rift HMD being included in the PC version. A few months later and the team is now ‘hopeful’ that it will indeed support the device. READ MORE

Untold Games Tease PlayStation Move Support for PlayStation 4 Version of Loading Human

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Indie developer Untold Games is still yet to outright confirm that its upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible adventure title Loading Human will come to PlayStation 4. The team revealed that it was ‘concept approved’ for Sony Computer Entertainment’s (SCE) console earlier in 2014, but has only been able to fully commit to a PC version of the experience with support for the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD) so far. Today the developer has provided a hint that a PlayStation 4 version is also on track. READ MORE

Project CARS Dev Teasing Nürburgring Related Reveal

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It’s been a busy few weeks for Slightly Mad Studios, the developer behind anticipated upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible racing title, Project CARS. Earlier in October 2014 the team confirmed that the videogame had been delayed from its original November release date and back into March 2015. Just yesterday it was announced that the title will make another public showing at this weekend’s MCM London Comic Con. Now the developer seems to be teasing something new. READ MORE

Project CARS Heading to London Comic Con

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Last week brought the unfortunate news that anticipated virtual reality (VR) compatible racing title Project CARS had been delayed from its original November 2014 release back into March 2015. The developer cited that the extra time will give it a chance to polish the title to the standard fans expect. Despite the delay, the developer isn’t hiding the title away until its ready for launch, as Project CARS will be on display at London’s MCM Comic Con this weekend. READ MORE

Project CARS Delayed into 2015

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Given that neither the Oculus Rift nor Project Morpheus virtual reality (VR) head-mounted displays (HMD) have been released to consumers, VR fans don’t have much to look forward to this Christmas season. Many were looking to Slightly Mad Studios’ Project CARS on PC as the VR title to tide them over until the new year given its support for the Oculus Rift’s second development kit (DK2). Sadly, the title has just been delayed past its original November 2014 release. READ MORE

Make it a (Virtual) Reality: Real-Time Strategy

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Usually with VRFocus’ ‘Make it a (Virtual) Reality’ series a specific videogame or movie franchise is picked for a virtual reality (VR) conversion. But thinking about the real-time strategy (RTS) genre, it quickly becomes apparently that the kind of improvements VR could bring apply to almost every title. The changes we’d like to see the Oculus Rift VR head-mounted display (HMD) make to the likes of Command and Conquer, Total War, Company of Heroes and many, many more are virtually the same. With that in mind, this week’s piece will look at the genre as a whole. READ MORE

New Version of Project Morpheus Spotted in Sony Talk

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Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) has remained tight-lipped on its Project Morpheus virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) for PlayStation 4 for much of 2014. The device was revealed at the 2014 Game Developers Conference in March and has since made small appearances at the likes of E3 and Gamescom but is yet to see anything in the way of an official update. However a video posted online this week may offer a glimpse at a new version of the kit. READ MORE

VR Talk Scheduled for GameCity

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Virtual reality (VR) fans will find plenty to enjoy at the upcoming GameCity festival in Nottingham, UK at the end of this month. As VRFocus has reported, a handful of VR compatible videogames will be on display at the week-long event, including the likes of Pixel Rift, Smash Hit Plunder, Glitchspace and Esper. But these aren’t the only exhibits VR fans should look forward to; a talk hosted by digital software company 5 Lamps Media’s Ben Wager will also be taking place. READ MORE