Tag Archives: Project Morpheus

Driveclub Dev: Project Morpheus is ‘fantastic’, has ‘Dedicated Team’ for the Tech

DriveClub_Header

As rumours of Sony Computer Entertainment’s (SCE) Project Morpheus virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) for PlayStation 4 began to crop up ahead of its reveal in March 2014 Evolution Studios’ Driveclub was a title many speculated would support the device. However Project Morpheus’ reveal came and went without so much as a mention of the title and was later confirmed not to feature support. That doesn’t mean that the developer isn’t working with the technology. READ MORE

New Dark Deception Gameplay Revealed

DarkDeception_Header

Indie developer Glowstick Games had something to celebrate this week when it was awarded the community’s Best in Show at the Casual Connect 2014 Indie Prize Showcase for its upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible videogame, Dark Deception. The developer also brought the videogame itself to the event in San Francisco where it was playable from 2nd- 24th July. In that time, the developer live streamed a brief portion of gameplay from the title, which can now be seen online. READ MORE

New Wander Screenshots Revealed

wander_header

Earlier this week upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible massively multiplayer online (MMO) title Wander revealed a first look at a new creature that can be found in the videogame. That creature was a griffin, spreading its wings as it took flight in a wooded area. Now the title’s developer has released two more images from the title, giving us another look at the newly-revealed beast as well as more of the environment. Both shots can be seen below. READ MORE

Racing to Kickstart VR: Tammeka Dev Diary #4

RadialG_Header1

This must be a nail-biting time for indie developer Tammeka Games as it enters the final week of its Kickstarter campaign for upcoming sci-fi racer Radial-G. The developer still has some ground to cover if it is to reach its funding goal of £50,000 by 2nd August 2014. Fortunately the title is due to receive some unique coverage this week in America, and has been seeing plenty of support for industry figureheads such as Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD) creator Palmer Luckey. READ MORE

Sony Schedules VR Talk for GDC Europe

ProjectMorpheus_Header7

Most videogame fans are looking forward to August for one reason: Gamescom. The event, which takes place in Cologne, Germany on 13th – 17th August 2014, is set to be filled with announcements and reveals as per usual, with Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) scheduling its own press conference for the show. But videogame developers will be equally anticipating the 2014 Game Developers Conference (GDC) Europe, which slightly overlaps with Gamescom on 11th – 13th August. In fact, SCE also has a talk scheduled for the event focused on virtual reality (VR). READ MORE

Make it a (Virtual) Reality: X-Men

X-Men_Header

VRFocus has talked about the possibilities of virtual reality (VR) superhero videogames before. While we’ve discussed the issues of bringing the genre to life with an Oculus Rift or Project Morpheus head-mounted display (HMD) before, the potential for experiences based around characters such as Spider-Man, Batman and Iron Man have also been explored. But it wasn’t until this week’s reveal of the X-Men VR experience from 20th Century Fox at the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) that Marvel’s mutants sprang to mind. It doesn’t take long to realise that the series is perhaps the best superhero fit for VR. READ MORE

Vanguard Valkyrie Launches Kickstarter for Oculus, Morpheus & More

ValkyrieVanguard_Header

This week sees the launch of a new Kickstarter campaign for a brand new virtual reality (VR) videogame from Proton Pulse developer Justin Moravetz. The project, named Vanguard Valkyrie, is looking to raise $198,000 USD before 22nd August 2014 in order to fund development of a PC version with full support for the Oculus Rift VR head-mounted display (HMD). Further stretch goals also tease Mac and Linux versions as well as a PlayStation 4 edition with support for the Project Morpheus HMD. READ MORE

Dark Deception Wins Audience Best in Show at Casual Connect 2014

DarkDeception_Header

Glowstick Games seems to be finding its feet again after cancelling its Kickstarter campaign for upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible horror videogame Dark Deception last month. This week the developer attended the Casual Connect in San Francisco, California, which runs from 22nd – 24th July 2014 and ended up taking the audience-voted Best in Show award as the Indie Prize Showcase. READ MORE

Solarix Dev Talks Inspirations, VR Horror and More

solarix_header

PulseTense Games is currently running a Kickstarter campaign for its upcoming sci-fi horror title, Solarix. The indie developer is keeping its target ambitiously low in comparison to other  campaigns, seeking £10,000 GBP to fund further development of the first-person experience. But virtual reality (VR) fans may want to shell out a little more when backing; a £60,000 stretch goal also teases support for the Oculus Rift VR headset.  READ MORE

Radial-G Heading to NASCAR This Weekend

RadialG_Header1

Tammeka Games is still pushing on its Kickstarter campaign for the upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible sci-fi racing title, Radial-G. The campaign is approaching its halfway point in reaching its funding goal of £50,000 GBP, with nine days left before its closure. The developer itself has said that it still has a long way to go if it is to reach its goal within the amount of time left. That said, the campaign is set to benefit from some wide exposure at a major NASCAR event in the USA this weekend. READ MORE