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Make it a (Virtual) Reality: Tearaway Unfolded


Many an eyebrow shifted when the PlayStation Vita’s unique feature set was revealed. Packed with front and read touch surfaces, SIXAXIS tilt sensing, microphones, front and rear cameras and more, this was a device that threw in everything but the kitchen sink. Many struggled to see how videogames such as Uncharted: Golden Abyss would find suitable uses for these extras, and implementation was often forced. But there was one experience, one joyful, glorious adventure that sewed these mechanics together into a perfect package; Tearaway. READ MORE

VRTGO and nDreams Competition Now Open

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Last week on VRFocus we told you about how Secret Sauce, the organisers behind the annual VRTGO Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) conference and expo had teamed up with UK-based developer nDreams – as well as digital entertainment organisation Ukie, graphics company NVIDIA and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) in a VR related competition. The winners of which would receive mentoring and promotion at this year’s VRTGO event. Today Secret Sauce and VRTGO announced that the competition was now open for entries. READ MORE

Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes Gets PC Release Date


Virtual reality (VR) fans are likely already familiar with Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes. This unique experience, which has already seen release on the Gear VR mobile head-mounted display (HMD), combats claims that VR technology is antisocial by forcing 2 players to work together in order to diffuse a bomb. Recently the developer of this anticipated title has revealed a release date for the PC version, which supports the Oculus Rift. As it turns out, fans won’t have to wait long to get their hands on this version. READ MORE

Synthesis Universe Confirmed as Project Morpheus Launch Title

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Independent developer OlivierJT has been discussing his virtual reality (VR) title, Synthesis Universe, for quite some time. Interactive videos, demos and prequel episodes have all been revealed, but there’s been no reserve made in his opinion that VR is inherently limited by the current state of user input. Recent changes in this field have accelerated the development of Synthesis Universe, which the developer has now informed VRFocus will be available as a launch title for the PlayStation 4’s Project Morpheus. READ MORE

War Thunder will Support HTC Vive ‘eventually’


War Thunder, the free-to-play World War 2-era online combat experience from Russian developer Gaijin Entertainment, has gone all in with its virtual reality (VR) support. The PC version of the title has already integrated the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD), and the PlayStation 4 edition will be adding support for the Project Morpheus HMD upon its release next year. That of course leaves one more major device, the HTC Vive. Could War Thunder add support the SteamVR-backed device in the future? CEO Anton Yudintsev states that it will happen ‘eventually’. READ MORE

Cubicle Ninjas Talks Guided Meditation, Ramble in Venice and VR Relaxation


Relaxing is about to become strangely competitive. The arrival of consumer virtual reality (VR) technology is going to see a swarm of meditative titles hit head-mounted displays (HMDs) such as the Oculus Rift. In fact, they’re already arriving; nDreams released its Perfect Beach onto Gear VR earlier this year and Cubicle Ninjas is currently busy prepping what looks to be one of the most accomplished VR relaxation experiences yet in Guided Meditation, a free version of which is already available. VRFocus recently got the chance to speak with the latter’s CEO, Josh Farkas, about his project. READ MORE

SCEE on Project Morpheus: ‘It’s a whole new platform of gaming’

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Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) has been following it’s American counterpart in wheeling out the PlayStation 4’s forthcoming virtual reality (VR) solution, Project Morpheus, at every possible opportunity. Keen to convince the gaming public that the head-mounted display (HMD) is more than just a console peripheral, the publisher regularly reiterates that Project Morpheus is more than just ‘just an incremental change on something that existed’. READ MORE