Tag Archives: Virtual Reality

Virtualizer Kickstarter Launches, Shipping to Backers Next Year

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As promised, Cyberith has today launched its crowd-funding campaign for its upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible omnidirectional treadmill, the Virtualizer. The company has started a Kickstarter campaign that hopes to raise $250,000 USD by 31st August 2014 in order to help fund production of the device, which will be compatible with the Oculus Rift VR headset. Those interested will be able to use the Kickstarter as a means to pre-order the third prototype version of the device. READ MORE

Sleepy Hollow VR Experience Heading to Comic-Con

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20th Century Fox has already announced one virtual reality (VR) experience for the upcoming San Diego Comic-Con on 24th – 27th July 2014 based on its X-Men film franchise. Now the company has revealed that it will have a second exhibit that uses the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD) at the show, this time based on its supernatural police drama television series, Sleepy Hollow. READ MORE

Radial-G Heading to NASCAR This Weekend

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Tammeka Games is still pushing on its Kickstarter campaign for the upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible sci-fi racing title, Radial-G. The campaign is approaching its halfway point in reaching its funding goal of £50,000 GBP, with nine days left before its closure. The developer itself has said that it still has a long way to go if it is to reach its goal within the amount of time left. That said, the campaign is set to benefit from some wide exposure at a major NASCAR event in the USA this weekend. READ MORE

Warner Bros. Bringing Into the Storm VR Experience to Comic-Con

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This week’s San Diego Comic-Con on 24th – 27th July 2014 is set to feature a range of virtual reality (VR) experiences. While there’s sure to be a range of VR videogames on display, several movie and TV studios are also set to utilise the Oculus Rift VR head-mounted display (HMD) for unique promotional experiences. 20th Century Fox has already revealed it will use the HMD to promote the release of X-Men: Days of Future Past, and now Warner Bros. has provided details on its own VR experience. READ MORE

Project CARS to Feature at Sony Booth at Gamescom

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Videogame publisher Bandai Namco has today confirmed its line-up for the upcoming Gamescom 2014 event in Cologne, Germany on 13th – 17th August. While the companies line-up includes the likes of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and Rise of Incarnates, it revealed that Project CARS, the virtual reality (VR) racing title from Slightly Mad Studios that it is distributing will in fact be on display at Sony Computer Entertainment’s (SCE) booth. READ MORE

X-Men VR to Feature Wolverine and More, First Screenshots Arrive

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Yesterday it was revealed that 20th Century Fox would be bringing a unique new virtual reality (VR) experience based Marvel’s X-Men film and comic book franchise to San Diego Comic-Con on 24th – 27th July 2014. The demo, which is being used to promote the release of the recent X-Men: Days of Future Past movie on blu-ray, allows players to assume the role of the iconic Professor X and use his Cerebro technology. Now new information on the experience has been revealed, as well as the first screenshots, which can be seen below. READ MORE

VR Experience Obolos Launches

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This week sees the launch of a unique new virtual reality (VR) experience named Obolo. The title can be downloaded for free over on the official Oculus VR Share Beta, and comes with full support for the Oculus Rift VR headset. The PC, Mac and Linux experience was originally developed over 72 hours by Team Eagle as part of the Ludum Dare 29 challenge, with support for the Oculus Rift being added in at a later date. READ MORE

Radial-G, Red of Paw Heading to South West VR Meetup Next Week

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Next week sees the inaugural South West Virtual Reality (SWVR) meetup take place, gathering a range of virtual reality (VR) developers, fans and enthusiasts under one roof in Bristol, UK. The organisers have already confirmed a range of high-profile VR figureheads for the event such as Oculus VR’s Callum Underwood and Q.U.B.E developer Toxic Games, but has today revealed two more attendees. READ MORE

Duelboot Releases More Verde Station Details

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Last week saw the launch of a Steam Greenlight campaign for an upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible PC, Mac and Linux title named Verde Station. Indie developer Duelboot has since seen a lot of questions asked about the title, which will feature full support for the Oculus Rift VR headset. As such, the developer has issued two updates on the title which reveal a host of new information about it. READ MORE

The Rift: U.R.I.D.I.S. Gets New Screenshots

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The developers at ISART Digital are finally preparing to release their upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible shooter, The Rift: U.R.I.D.I.S.. Last week VRFocus delivered a look at the title in the form of a new trailer, and now a range of new screenshots have arrived, which can be seen below. The developer promises along with the images that the videogame is approaching release, though is set to announce a specific date. READ MORE