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VRFocus Two Years On: A Letter from the Editor

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Today marks the 2nd anniversary of VRFocus. For 2 years we’ve been bringing you all the latest news, hands-on reports, features and interviews with key players in the virtual reality (VR) industry every single day. There’s been a huge amount of changes in that time – both within the industry and internally here at VRFocus – and I couldn’t be prouder of what we’ve achieved in that time. READ MORE

Oculus Rift Price Revealed

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For much of the Oculus Rift’s short life, one major question has surrounded the virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD): when it is coming out? That question has finally been answered, as creator Oculus VR  last year confirmed that a retail version of the device will be launching in Q1 2016. With that query now out of the way, the next question that company faces is obvious: how much is it going to cost? Today, that question has also finally been answered. READ MORE

Anshar Wars 2 Launches on Gear VR

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Gear VR, Oculus VR and Samsung’s mobile-based virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD), has seen plenty of new content over the past few weeks. That’s thanks to the launch of the long-awaited consumer version of the device in the US for just $99 USD. But the releases for the device aren’t slowing down just yet; indie team OZWE Games has today launched Anshar Wars 2, the sequel to its original VR space shooter that launched on the Innovator Edition of the Gear VR earlier on in the year. READ MORE

Augmented Reality Report Predicts 88% Growth Over 5 Years

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If you’re a regular follower of virtual reality (VR) news on VRFocus you’ll know that in recent times we’ve reported on a series of industry-level studies that have all predicted the rise of VR and its associated technologies such as haptics. That’s not just in influence but in development, market share and in financial worth as a whole.  All of these stories have been overwhelmingly positive with market experts seemingly queuing up to declare VR the next big thing in terms of technology. Whilst all manner of VR related projects and studios continue to receive a lot of financial investment. READ MORE

Sublevel Zero Release Date Revealed, VR Support Detailed

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Earlier this year saw UK-based indie developer Sigtrap Games announce the return of the 6-degree-of-freedom shooter genre with its new title, Sublevel Zero. The PC videogame was revealed alongside full support for the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD). It’s been something of a whirlwind ride for the project since then, having been showcased at several major events in the videogame industry calender including Gamescom and PAX Prime. Today the developer is ready to confirm the release date for the full title.  READ MORE