Tag Archives: Project Morpheus

Tekken Creator ‘First to Raise Hand’ to Work With Project Morpheus

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Virtual reality (VR) fans may remember Tokyo Game Show (TGS) 2014 for Sony Computer Entertainment’s (SCE) controversial unveiling of Summer Lesson, a new demo for the Project Morpheus head-mounted display (HMD) on PlayStation 4. Following its reveal the demo from Tekken creator Katsuhiro Harada quickly came under fire for its content in which players interacted with a school girl, seemingly trying to place her in provocative positions. The demo’s intended showing on the TGS show floor was soon cancelled. It may not have proved popular, then, but Harada still thinks highly of Project Morpheus itself. READ MORE

Preview: The Hum

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An empty city lies in ruins. Torn apart by a war of technology with an extra-terrestrial race its citizens never saw coming, the loneliness is as crippling as the oppressive control from the watchmen. Circulating above offering your only source of light as they patrol the streets looking for stragglers left behind in the desolate mess of concrete and steel, all that’s left to do is survive. READ MORE

Former SEGA CEO: VR ‘one of the most important things’ to Happen to Videogames Since Smartphones

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Back in April 2014 VRFocus reported on news that former SEGA CEO Mike Hayes had joined virtual reality (VR) videogame developer nDreams’ board following a funding round of £250,000 GBP from his investment group, Mercia Fund Management. The move clearly demonstrated that Hayes believes in the future of VR. More recently Hayes has even stated that the technology is ‘one of the most important things’ to happen to videogames since the introduction of smartphones. READ MORE

Framestore Launches New Website for VR Studio, Teases ‘Epic’ Projects to be Revealed in November

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Back in June 2014 Framestore, the digital effects studio that has worked on the likes of Gravity, launched a dedicated virtual reality (VR) division. The VR Studio’s work can already be seen in the likes of Game of Thrones: Ascend the Wall, the Avengers VR experience for the Gear VR smartphone-based and even the recently revealed Interstellar VR experience on the Oculus Rift HMD. Today the company has launched a new website, teasing that there’s still much more to come from them. READ MORE

Grave Confirmed For PlayStation 4

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Yesterday it was strongly suggested and today it’s be officially confirmed: upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible horror title Grave is coming to the PlayStation 4 alongside PC and Xbox One next year. The news comes after developer Broken Window Studios confirmed that it had its sights set on a PlayStation 4 version of the title following a Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign that raised enough money for the PC, Mac, Linux and Xbox One versions of the title. READ MORE

Grave Developer Drops Huge Hint For PlayStation 4 Version

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Earlier this month indie developer Broken Window Studio released a new demo for the upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible horror videogame, Grave. At the time the developer confirmed that it was working to bring the title to PlayStation 4 along with the already-announced PC and Xbox One versions. Today designer Tristan Moore has practically confirmed that a PlayStation 4 version is in development, though support for the Project Morpheus head-mounted display (HMD) is yet to be confirmed. READ MORE

The Hum Dev Talks Origins, Atmosphere and Aliens

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As anyone following the virtual reality (VR) scene knows, Kickstarter crowd-funding campaigns can be hit or miss. Unfortunately for Ariel Arias, the indie developer behind upcoming VR compatible horror title The Hum, his run at a campaign ended up in the latter category. Arias hasn’t been put off of what is clearly a life-long dream, however, and continues to work on the title. VRFocus recently spoke to the developer on his progress. READ MORE

The Hum Dev Talks About Enemy Variety

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Despite an unfortunate setback in a failed Kickstarter campaign, indie developer Ariel Arias continues to work on his upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible sci-fi horror title, The Hum. The developer now plans to release smaller spin-off titles for the experience to raise funds to continue work on the full videogame. Recently Arias spoke to VRFocus about the enemy variety players can expect in the full title. READ MORE

Loading Human Gets New Screenshot

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Those attending the Milan Games Week event in Milan, Italy this weekend will get the chance to try out indie developer Untold Games’ upcoming virtual reality (VR) adventure experience, Loading Human. Following that the title will make appearances at Game Connection Europe and Lucca Comics and Games over the next few weeks. For those that won’t get a chance to sample the title in that time the developer has revealed a new screenshot to whet appetites. READ MORE

Oculus Rift Beats Project Morpheus For Innovation of the Year

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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