Tag Archives: Project Morpheus

VR RPG Aylus: Exiled Dominions Launches Kickstarter Campaign

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There are two titles that videogame fans often look to when thinking of ideal virtual reality (VR) videogames. The first is Bethesda Softworks’ The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, with its unrivalled level of freedom and exploration. Players also dream of immersing themselves in an intense combat experience such as Dark Souls using the likes of the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD). This week has seen the launch of a Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign for a videogame that looks to combine these two titles. READ MORE

Coatsink Talks Esper, Inspirations and the Future

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It’s rare to get the chance to talk to a virtual reality (VR) developer with its first release already behind it. True, Samsung has allowed consumers to pick up a Gear VR head-mounted display (HMD) since late 2014, but many teams are still waiting on the consumer versions Oculus Rift, HTC Vive or Project Morpheus to launch a premium product. UK-based indie studio Coatsink Software has bucked that trend with the release of first-person puzzle title Esper on Samsung’s device. READ MORE

Preview: EVE: Valkyrie

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EVE Fanfest is considered the home of EVE: Valkyrie, following a debut at the event in 2013 and the subsequent reveal of the first the Unreal Engine 4 edition of the videogame last year. A brand new build of EVE: Valkyrie was presented to the press this year, featuring a host of new additions including ships, gameplay modes and added functionality. READ MORE

Esper Dev Would ‘love to do more’ VR, Has Project Morpheus Dev Kit

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There are only a handful of full, premium videogames currently available for Oculus VR and Samsung’s smartphone-based virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD), Gear VR. Among them is Esper, an intriguing first-person puzzle experience from UK-based indie developer, Coatsink Software. The title is also due to release on the Oculus Rift HMD on PC when it becomes available to consumers but, with one version now available, the obvious question comes up: could Esper come to other VR HMDs in the future? READ MORE

New Project CARS Trailer Takes a Look at Tracks

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It may have suffered a handful of delays but anticipation is still high for Slightly Mad Studios’ anticipated virtual reality (VR) compatible racing simulation videogame, Project CARS. As the title now approaches its May 2015 release, the developer has released a brand new trailer, taking a look at some of the 30+ locations that will be present in the full title. Said trailer can now be seen below. READ MORE

Radial-G Details Second Early Access Update

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Those that follow indie developer Tammeka Games’ virtual reality (VR) compatible sci-fi racing title Radial-G will be well aware of the update schedule for the Early Access version of the videogame. The UK-based developer launched its first major upgrade for its project a few weeks back and plans two more before a full launch, which is aiming for May 2015. Update #2 is now just a week or so away, with the team hoping to launch in early April. Recently Tammeka Games detailed just what players can expect in this next content drop. READ MORE

Former Epic President to VR Creators: ‘don’t screw it up’

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At this point, with companies like Oculus, Valve, Sony Computer Entertainment and Samsung attached to the technology, virtual reality (VR) seems well positioned to succeed. But, without a true consumer product on the market, it’s impossible to tell how the next few years will go. While many are convinced of VR’s potential from a content side, mainstream adoption is another issue. Former Epic President Mike Capps, for example, thinks that it’s going to be ‘a while’ before the tech hits the mainstream, and hopes that these companies ‘don’t screw it up’ in the meantime. READ MORE

Project Morpheus Version of Q.U.B.E. ‘not completely out of the question’

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Last week VRFocus reported on news that first-person puzzle based title, Q.U.B.E: Director’s Cut, will be coming to both PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 this summer. Indie studio Grip Games will be porting the original title from Toxic Games. The already-available PC version of the videogame supports the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) but integration with the Project Morpheus HMD on PlayStation 4 hasn’t been confirmed. Despite this, the developer has suggested that support for the device isn’t ‘out of the question’. READ MORE

Sony Handed Out ‘Cardboard Edition’ of Project Morpheus at GDC 2015

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One of the biggest announcements at this year’s Game Developers Conference (GDC) was a release window for Sony Computer Entertainment’s (SCE) virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD), Project Morpheus. The company confirmed that the kit would be launching in the first half of 2016, meaning that there’s still roughly a year to go until it finally hits the market. For those that can’t wait that long, SCE did give out an amusing gift to GDC 2015 attendees, taking the popular smartphone-based HMD concept and applying it to Project Morpheus. READ MORE

Get Even Still in Development, Team Now Working With ‘global publisher’

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It’s been a while since Poland-based developer The Farm 51 has provided an update on its anticipated virtual reality (VR) compatible project, Get Even. The team had been providing regular updates on the first-person shooter (FPS) throughout 2014, but has remained silent for much of this year. Recently the team has broken that silence, confirming that Get Even is indeed still in development. In fact, The Farm 51 has teased that it is now working with a ‘global publisher’ in order to promote its videogame. READ MORE