Atomic VR which develops custom virtual reality (VR) software and hardware solutions, will be at PAX Prime this weekend at the Asus booth to showcase its tethered and un-tethered wearable VR gear. Also revealed by the studio for the event is VR title Ninja Trainer – Fruitilicious PAX Edition. READ MORE
360Heros, a company that offers a line of camera rigs that utilise GoPro cameras to shoot footage that is then stitched together to make immersive virtual reality (VR) video for head-mounted displays (HMDs), will be returning to the Virtual Reality Los Angeles (VRLA) Summer Expo this Saturday. READ MORE
Indie developer Parabole has now confirmed in an update on its Kickstarter campaign page that the first episode for upcoming virtual reality (VR) compatible videogame, will be called Kôna: Day One. Also in the update Parabole included new alpha footage of the VR title, which features full support for the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD). READ MORE
While virtual reality (VR) maybe seen as niche by some, there is a growing following which can see where the technology is heading, and firms looking for ingenious marketing solutions are utilising VR as a ‘now’ platform. Which is probably why The Department of Badassery has collaborated with VR production studio CloserVR for the premiere of new play Don’t Be Evil. READ MORE
Otherworld Interactive the virtual reality (VR) developer, behind horror title Sisters and social app Starport, previously teased some shots earlier this week on a new title via its Twitter account called Nimbus Knights. Now further details have been released in the form of some gameplay gifs. READ MORE
With PAX Prime starting today in Seattle, Washington, there will undoubtedly be many attendees wishing to have a play on the HTC Vive head-mounted display (HMD) over the course of the next few days. Handily the team at SteamVR added a news update informing visitors the best way to book a demo and not miss out. READ MORE
Last night VRFocus brought you news regarding about a virtual reality (VR) version of Uber Entertainment’s popular real-time strategy videogame series Planetary Annihilation. That the developer had in fact confirmed via Twitter that both Planetary Annihilation: Titans and Wayward Sky would be brought to the forthcoming PAX Prime expo. Also Uber Entertainment revealed that Titans would also be appearing on the Valve backed VR system HTC Vive.
Now on Twitter we have our first small look at the game in action. In a tweet from Chandana Ekanayake, Game Director on Wayward Sky he included a clip of Uber Entertainment Customer Service rep and PA Michelle Krater trying out the game in the studio prior to the event. You can see the clip below, that whilst small gives you at least a little idea as to the scale of the Titans themselves.
— Chandana Ekanayake (@Ekanaut) August 27, 2015
The Planetary Annihilation: Titans experience will be on display at Booth #4139 on the show floor of PAX throughout the event which begins today and ends on August 31st.
VRFocus will be at PAX and bringing you stories from the convention floor as well as interviews and previews in the coming weeks.
Videogame events are littered across the year, rarely does a month go by without at least one cropping up somewhere. And as virtual reality’s (VR) presence has grown larger at these exhibitions the need for specialist VR events has also increased. From large VR events like VRLA to smaller single day sessions like VR in a Bar, fans want more and developers want more ways of showcasing their projects. Which brings us to SEA-VR 2015, a one day conference to take place this October. READ MORE
Discovery Communications the pay TV programmer behind brands like, Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet and more, has now launched Discovery VR. Which combines virtual reality (VR) with Discovery’s 30-year history of content. READ MORE