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Hands-on with Henry: Learning Lessons From Lost

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Oculus Story Studios’ Lost was an insight into the direction that the virtual reality (VR) powerhouse that is Oculus VR saw 360 degree motion-picture productions going in. It was a short taste of a new medium openly inspired by The Iron Giant, yet in it’s brevity it showed more understanding of the necessary audio and visual clues than any other 360 degree narrative yet seen. Henry, the second production from Oculus Story Studio, takes this mantle and runs with it. READ MORE

Henry Developed With Unreal Engine 4 and Maya

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Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 4 has proven to be a popular tool for developing virtual reality (VR) videogames over the past year, but what about VR movies? It may sound strange at first thought but Unreal Engine 4 is indeed being used in the creation of Henry, one of the first VR films to spin out of Oculus VR’s new film-dedicated division, Oculus Story Studio. 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

Trailer for Oculus VR Movie Henry Inbound Today

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Oculus VR has placed a large emphasis on the videogame side of its virtual reality (VR) business so far in the build up to the launch of the consumer Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD) next year. Today sees the company shift focus to its movie efforts, though. Specifically, the company is set to talk about its second project spinning out of the newly-formed, film-focused Oculus Story Studio named Henry. A premiere event for the movie is taking place right now and, once it’s finished, fans can expect to see the first trailer for the piece. READ MORE

Oculus VR’s Henry Premiere Liveblog

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Oculus VR is set to talk about one of its first virtual reality (VR) films coming out of its Oculus Story Studio team today. The company is holding a premiere event for Henry, an animated feature from director Ramiro Lopez Dau that’s set to arrive alongside the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD) in Q1 2016. The Beverly Hills-based event is just about to get underway and VRFocus is here with a liveblog of the proceedings. READ MORE