Tag Archives: VRFocus

QBEH-1 Updates Adds DK2 Support

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First person puzzle title QBEH-1: The Atlus Cube added support for the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) earlier this month. At the time developer Liquid Flower noted that support had a few issues and released a small update to address them. Now a new update has arrived, continuing to improve the title’s support for the device even further, even adding whole new platforms for its compatibility. READ MORE

EVE: Valkyrie Heading to PAX

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Earlier in the week, VRFocus took a look ahead to PAX Prime 2014, which runs on 29th – 31st August. The show, which takes place in Seattle, Washington, is set to feature a range of virtual reality (VR) compatible titles, including the likes of anticipated indie experiences such as Darknet. We also speculated that CCP Games’ EVE: Valkyrie would also be appearing at the show. Now it’s been confirmed that the title will make an appearance. READ MORE

Shuhei Yoshida: Hideo Kojima Working with Morpheus ‘Would Be Awesome’

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Earlier this month Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima shocked the entire videogame industry by revealing that he was involved with the development of a new Silent Hill title through an interactive teaser known as P.T.. The demo’s first-person perspective, among many other factors, led VRFocus to speculate that said title could support VR. Now Sony Computer Entertainment’s (SCE) Shuhei Yoshida has revealed that he think Kojima working in VR would be ‘awesome’, as well as seeing Bungie’s upcoming Destiny support VR head-mounted displays (HMD). READ MORE

Senza Peso Coming to PAX with Epic Games

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In June 2014 indie developer Kite & Lightning launched a virtual reality (VR) mini opera experience by the name of Senza Peso, which supported a short film made by the developer. Since then Senza Peso has proved exceedingly popular within the VR community, even revealing an updated build with support for the Oculus Rift VR head-mounted display’s (HMD) second development kit (DK2) at shows such as the Develop Conference. This week sees the software head to PAX Prime in Seattle. READ MORE

World of Diving Devs Would ‘Jump On’ Xbox One VR Kit ‘Immediately’

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With Oculus VR continuing to advance virtual reality (VR) technology with its Oculus Rift VR head-mounted display (HMD) and Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) following suit with its Project Morpheus VR HMD, much talk as been made of when Microsoft will get on board with the technology. Recent rumours have suggested that, while the company is actively pursuing VR, it’s still behind in comparison to the other two. Whenever that kit does arrive, Vertigo Games will be there to support it with World of Diving. READ MORE

PAX Prime VR Titles Revealed for Indie Megabooth

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The Indie Megabooth has become something of a permanent fixture at PAX events and PAX Prime 2014 on 29th – 31st August in Seattle, Washington is no exception. The full line up for the space has now been revealed, confirming that a handful of Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) titles will be on display at the stand, including many of the titles that were seen earlier in the year at PAX East in Boston. READ MORE

Oculus Rift Support Confirmed for Rose: Time Apart

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This week sees another full videogame pledge support to the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD). Cellar Door Interactive has confirmed that it will integrate support for the device for its upcoming PC title, Rose: Time Apart, should it pass its currently-running Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign. The title is currently looking to raise $10,000 USD by 9th September 2014 to fund development, with just over $2,000 currently raised. READ MORE

New Spacewalk VR Title Released

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In June 2014 VRFocus reported on the release of VR Spacewalk from IgnisVR. The title allowed players to roam around an open section of space, exploring the International Space Station from the outside using an Oculus Rift VR head-mounted display (HMD). This week sees the launch of a new version of similar experience titled Spacewalk, this time created by Otherworld Interactive and again compatible with the Oculus Rift. READ MORE

Rosebud Games ‘back in action’, Working on Death in Candlewood Tie-In

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Earlier in the year indie developer Rosebud Games failed to achieve funding for an ambitious new first-person shooter (FPS) named Death in Candlewood, which included a stretch goal for support for the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD). Since that campaign’s failure the developer has remained silent. Now it has revealed that it is currently developing a new first-person title, while will be available before the year is out. READ MORE

World of Diving Releases on Steam Early Access

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Today marks a big step forward in the development of virtual reality (VR) compatible title World of Diving, as Dutch studio Vertigo Games launches an early version of the experience via Steam Early Access. The title has launched on PC, Mac and Linux priced at £14.99 GBP. On PC the title features full support for the Oculus Rift VR head-mounted display’s (HMD) second development kit (DK2). READ MORE