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Sony: Morpheus Titles Won’t Have ’50 Hours of Gameplay’

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As quickly as virtual reality (VR) technology is evolving, many would agree that it is still best experienced in short bursts. While advances in displays are cutting down on latency and other ways to make experiences more comfortable are being cooked up, VR has a long way to go before it’s indistinguishable from real life, thus able to be used for long periods of time. Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE), creator of the Project Morpheus head-mounted display (HMD) for PlayStation 4, knows this well. That’s why it has recently reasoned that VR videogames won’t be ’50 hours long’. READ MORE

Bandai Namco Trademarks Potential Sequels to Summer Lesson

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Virtual reality (VR) is sure to cause plenty of controversy as it reaches consumer markets over the course of the next year. In fact, the tech has already been doing that. Summer Lesson, a demo for the Project Morpheus head-mounted display (HMD) for PlayStation 4, raised complaints at its reveal last year. Players put on the kit and spent time with a college girl as she studied. Some of the actions they could perform raised concerns with some VR fans. Despite this, it appears that 4 sequels to Summer Lesson could be in the works. READ MORE

Project Morpheus Makes Chinese Debut at PlayStation Press Conference

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This week saw Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) host another news-filled press conference, this time for the Chinese market. The company kicked off the Chinajoy Expo & Conference which runs from today to 2nd August 2015 in Shanghai with a new presentation revealing some new titles. One might not think that Project Morpheus, the company’s virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) for PlayStation 4, would appear in a show for what is a relatively new market, but SCE did indeed showcase the device during the event. READ MORE

No Man’s Sky Dev Drops Big Hint for Project Morpheus, Oculus Rift Support

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Since it’s reveal back in late 2013, No Man’s Sky has been a prime candidate for virtual reality (VR) support. The ambitious first-person exploration title from indie developer Hello Games allows players to travel across a massive universe with countless planets to discover. But, despite working closely with Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) on PlayStation 4 and also confirming a PC version of the title, Hello Games hasn’t commented on possible support for the Project Morpheus or Oculus Rift head-mounted displays (HMDs). That is until now. READ MORE

VR vs: Project Morpheus’ First Titles Are Already Out, You Just Don’t Know it Yet

Even looking from within the ever-expanding VR bubble, it’s easy to understand why the tech has so many sceptics. There are of course the more common concerns about pricing and accessibility but more worrying are the string of disappointments in the console peripheral market, the bitter memories of which still linger in many minds. Sony Computer Entertainment’s (SCE’s) efforts with the PlayStation Move controller on PlayStation 3 came up lacking and it’s hard not to remember the aggressive push the company made for 3D TVs without biting your tongue. READ MORE

Sony Bringing Project Morpheus to Game Music Connect 2015

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Though it doesn’t receive as much attention as other aspects, audio is a key part of the virtual reality (VR) experience. Convincing, spatialised sound plays a major role in allowing users to believe that they have stepped into another world. But what about music? Do soundtracks and more play an important role in the VR experience? Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE), creator of the Project Morpheus head-mounted display (HMD) for PlayStation 4, will be discussing this in a few months’ time as it brings the device to this year’s Game Music Connect event in London, England. READ MORE

SCE is ‘working on finalizing the system software’ for Project Morpheus

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Within the next 12 months Sony Computer Entertainment’s (SCE) Project Morpheus head-mounted display (HMD) should have launched and eager virtual reality (VR) fans will be able to plug the peripheral into their PS4’s to experience SCE’s take on VR. Recently SCE spoke about the current work the company was doing before the HMD launch. READ MORE

Cyber Danganronpa VR: Class Trial Announcement Footage Revealed

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Earlier today VRFocus reported on the announcement of a new Project Morpheus title based on the hugely popular Danganronpa franchise, Cyber Danganronpa VR: Class Trial. Revealed at the currently ongoing Ani-Com & Games Hong Kong 2015, taking place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, the announcement came courtesy of Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong (SCE Hong Kong), and now the official reveal has been recorded for all to see. READ MORE

Yoshida on Project Morpheus: ‘It’s very very important for people to try this’

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Shuhei Yoshida, President of Worldwide Studios, Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE), has been very vocal in his support of virtual reality (VR) and a driving force behind the upcoming launch of Project Morpheus. Set for release in the first half of 2016, new technical demonstrations and even full videogames are being revealed on a regular basis, but software support is only one part of the story. READ MORE