Tag Archives: Project Morpheus

Radial-G Early Access Trailer Reveals New Features

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After a long journey, it’s nearly time for Tammeka Games to launch the pre-release version of its upcoming sci-fi racing videogame, Radial-G, on Steam’s Early Access system. The virtual reality (VR) compatible title will be arriving on 11th December 2014 with full support for the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD). Now the developer has released a trailer for the Early Access release online, which can be seen below. READ MORE

New Project CARS Screenshots Showcase Xbox One Version

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Had upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible racing simulation title Project CARS not been delayed it would have released on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC last week with Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD) support for the latter. As it stands however, there’s still a while to go until the title’s new March 2015 release. To hold fans over, developer Slightly Mad Studios has released fresh screenshots of the experience which can now be seen below. READ MORE

The Hum Gets New Unreal Engine 4 Footage

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Last week Thotwise Games teased that it would soon have news on its upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible horror title, The Hum, following its failure to reach a Kickstarter funding goal earlier in the year. The wait for that news continues, but the developer has at least released a new look at the videogame, which suggests it is making good progress despite the crowd-funding set back. That footage can now be seen below. READ MORE

Electronic Arts Has Been ‘experimenting’ With VR, Will Create Titles if ‘platform takes off’

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It’s clear that virtual reality (VR) has come a long way in 2014. Earlier in the year large videogame publishers could be caught making passing mentions of the technology, expressing concerns with motion sickness and sales. Although publishers still cite these issues when talking about VR tech, many are now much more willing to admit that they will consider VR development if the platform takes off. One such company is Electronic Arts, as CFO Blake Jorgensen revealed that the company sees VR as ‘very exciting’ this week. READ MORE

Alien: Isolation Dev Talks VR, Reactions

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Alien: Isolation may already be out and virtual reality (VR) fans may already have unlocked Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD) support for the title, but news of official VR integration is still yet to be shared. The developer hasn’t confirmed if it will be revisiting the title to integrate full support in the future. While the wait for news continues, here’s an interview with developer Creative Assembly’s Al Hope talking about VR support and reactions to the title. READ MORE

Grand Theft Auto Publisher Will Be ‘first in line’ for VR if it Takes Off

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Talk of a virtual reality (VR) version of the popular Grand Theft Auto series has been rife these past few weeks after it was revealed that the rerelease of Grand Theft Auto V on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One would feature a first-person view mode. In the past Take-Two Interactive, owner of Grand Theft Auto creator Rockstar Games, has suggested that VR might not fit its titles. This week however CEO Strauss Zelnick has said that it will be ‘first in line’ for VR videogames if that’s what ‘consumers want’. READ MORE

Wander Gets Release Window

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It’s been a while since the developer behind upcoming massively multiplayer online (MMO) title Wander has provided an update on the title. The virtual reality (VR) compatible non-combat experience has made fleeting appearances at industry events throughout 2014 and those interested can currently buy access to its ongoing Alpha testing but little has been revealed in the way of a full launch. That changes today as the developer has revealed a release window for the title. READ MORE

Sony: Project Morpheus Still ‘looming in the background as a potential new project to take to market’

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Since the reveal of the Project Morpheus virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) in March 2014 many have questioned if the device will ever actually see a consumer release. Indie developers have continued to commit to the device throughout 2014, though Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) executives have also continued to stress that the company is yet to decide if it will bring the kit to market. According to PlayStation UK MD Fergal Gara, that situation is yet to change. READ MORE

vcemo Launches Kickstarter Campaign for VR Streaming Service

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Virtual reality (VR) video becomes a more serious proposition by the week, with new VR movies being revealed regularly. So far those that have wanted to experience VR video using the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD) have had to download the content first. Condition One’s Zero Point, for example, is a movie bought and downloaded through Valve’s digital PC videogame store, Steam. Now vcemo wants to change all of that, offering the first VR web and phone based streaming platform for 360 degree video content. READ MORE

The Hum Dev Teases ‘news and updates soon’

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It’s been a new months now since indie developer Thotwise Games cancelled a failing Kickstarter campaign for upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible horror videogame, The Hum. The developer had hoped to raise $250,000 NZD to fund production of the title but had only managed to gain $10,287 by the time of the campaign’s closure. Since then the studio has remained relatively silent, suggesting that it was now working on two spin-off titles for The Hum to raise more money. This week it’s been suggested that an update will be arriving soon. READ MORE