Tag Archives: Project Morpheus

Project Morpheus: The Story So Far

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Every E3 seems to have an overarching theme, be it the rise of new consoles, the arrival of new ways to play, or the way in which the announcements and reveals made reflect the current state of the videogame industry. With this year’s edition of the biggest show in videogames now just weeks away, it certainly feels as if it’s virtual reality’s (VR’s) turn to be the hot topic. This is, after all, the last E3 before true consumer head-mounted displays (HMDs) are released, with the Oculus Rift, Project Morpheus, HTC Vive and Gear VR all launching before next year’s show rolls around. READ MORE

GameStop: VR to take ‘a lot of space and time’ at E3

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The 2015 Game Developers Conference (GDC) was considered a historic week for virtual reality (VR) technology, but many are hoping to see much more at next month’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) from 16th – 18th June. Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) will be bringing its Project Morpheus head-mounted display (HMD) to the event and Oculus VR has already scheduled a pre-show press conference on 11th June. Its reasons such as these that have led to US videogame retailer GameStop to predict that VR will take up ‘a lot of time and space’ at this year’s show. READ MORE

CCP Advertising for EVE: Valkyrie Development Director

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The development of EVE: Valkyrie has been a long and protracted story. From humble beginnings the title has become the poster child of AAA virtual reality (VR), however it hasn’t got this far without hitting a couple of stumbling blocks. To aid the project as it reaches for the home stretch, CCP Games Newcastle is looking for a new Development Director to join the team. READ MORE

VR Karts Dev: ‘It would be great to be on Vive and Morpheus ‘

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Last year saw UK-based indie developer Viewpoint Games announce its first ever videogame in the form of VR Karts. The virtual reality (VR) compatible title has since gone on to launch in Steam Early Access where the developer intends to keep it, providing updates until a full launch later on in the year. Currently VR Karts is only confirmed for the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD), but could it also come to the HTC Vive and Project Morpheus? It’s certainly possible, according to Viewpoint Games itself. READ MORE

Synthesis Universe -Maze- Confirmed for Project Morpheus & HTC Vive

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The forthcoming Synthesis Universe has been showcased on the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD) for over a year now, but this is not the only platform the independent developer intends to release the videogame on. Speaking directly to VRFocus, Olivier JT has revealed plans to launch on both the PlayStation 4’s Project Morpheus and Valve/HTC’s Vive also. READ MORE

Bossa Studios Co-Founder Comments on ‘First Gen’ VR

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Bossa Studios have long been supporters of virtual reality (VR), earning the mantle of being the first studio to launch a commercial videogame title for the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD) in the guise of Surgeon Simulator. Since then the studio has regular offered advice for developing in VR and even hosted their own meetups at their London studio. Despite the enthusiasm, however, co-founder Imre Jele believes caution is important in the approach to VR development. READ MORE

nDreams to Develop for Vive, Working on ‘multiple unannounced projects’

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It’s a busy time for UK-based virtual reality (VR) developer, nDreams. The studio has recently launched its second title for the Gear VR mobile head-mounted display (HMD) in the form of Perfect Beach. With this experience now out of the way, the team is turning its attention back to its upcoming first-person adventure title, The Assembly, for Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus, with a new trailer arriving next week. Beyond that? nDreams has teased that is currently has ‘multiple unannounced projects’ in the works, and will be embracing a new VR platform. READ MORE

EVE: Valkyrie Launches Closed Pre-Alpha Testing

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With the Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus head-mounted displays (HMDs) now revealed to be launching in early 2016, many are hoping that news on a release date for one of virtual reality’s (VR’s) most high-profile titles, EVE: Valkyrie, will also be announced soon. The wait for news continues but, back in March 2015, CCP Games confirmed that it would be hosting a pre-Alpha testing phase for its anticipated multiplayer space combat title. It would appear that this phase has launched on PC today. READ MORE

nDreams to Reveal New Assembly Trailer Next Week, Launches New Website

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It’s been a while since UK-based developer nDreams has provided an update on its upcoming virtual reality (VR) dedicated adventure videogame, The Assembly. The title was first revealed for both the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD) on PC and Project Morpheus HMD on PlayStation 4 back at E3 2014. Since then the developer has had its hands full releasing both Gunner and Perfect Beach on the Gear VR mobile HMD. With these two titles now out, it appears that nDreams is turning its attention to The Assembly once more. READ MORE

Project CARS Celebrates Its Accolades With New Trailer

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It’s been creating headlines before and since its release for a variety of reasons, including this week the possibility of the Wii U version being dropped. Whatever your stance though, Project CARS is already one of the most successful racing simulators of recent times. And with the majority of the gaming press’ reviews now in Slightly Mad Studios has released a trailer full of more in-game footage as well as a variety of positive quotes from around the industry. READ MORE