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Augmented Reality Report Predicts 88% Growth Over 5 Years


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


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

VR Sports Challenge Dev ‘can’t wait’ to Show Work with Oculus Touch

Oculus Touch

Oculus VR finally has its own official input solution for virtual reality (VR) videogames. Last month the company announced Oculus Touch, a brand new set of controllers that provide motion-tracking and gesture recognition along with a more traditional set of buttons and analogue sticks. The reveal came as a pleasant surprise to many VR developers, including the team at Sanzaru Games, which is working on VR Sports Challenge for the Oculus Rift. In fact, the studio ‘can’t wait’ to reveal what it’s been working on for the device. READ MORE

UE4 Update Of Ethan Carter Brings ‘Prototype’ VR Surprise

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter art

The Astronauts, developers of The Vanishing Of Ethan Carter have previously mooted that their 2014 title was one that was seemingly made for virtual reality (VR), declaring in a post made at the time of the Playstation 4 release that it was ‘a perfect game’ for the medium. Although at that time, the team were unsure as to when or even if a VR version would see the light of day. Declaring that they would have to see just how long was required for a ‘proper VR experience’ to be made. READ MORE