Previews

  • VRKarts_Header Preview: VR Karts Monday, February 2, 2015 - As it stands, virtual reality (VR) plays host to numerous videogame experiences. Adventure, horror, science-fiction and even a few educational titles; but where’s the fun? More than 30 years of Nintendo franchises remind us that sometimes the most simple ideas can be the most enjoyable, and that’s…

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  • GearVR_Header2 Hands-on with Visualise’s Army Volunteer Experience Thursday, January 22, 2015 - Visualise has long been staking a claim for the leading virtual reality (VR) video production company, working with partners such as BMW FIFA. However, their latest project steers away from excitement and into the realm of grounded realism as they invite the public to live the experience…

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  • DyingLight_Header Preview: Dying Light on Oculus Rift Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - Fast-paced acrobatics. Aggressive combat. Enemies coming at you from all directions. A huge map with essential verticality. Dying Light has a good number of reasons as to why it shouldn’t work in virtual reality (VR), but at the same time the team at Techland are well aware…

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  • leapmotion_header Preview: Elements on OSVR Hacker Dev Kit Monday, January 19, 2015 - Despite having a number of OSVR demos ready for the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Las Vegas, last week, Razer chose to show just one to the almost never-ending queue of intrigued attendees. Presumably a combination of ease-of-use and the desire to minimise wait times, Elements was…

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  • ProjectCARS_Header Preview: Project CARS Monday, January 12, 2015 - After a seemingly last minute delay, Slightly Mad Studios’ Project CARS is set for release later this year. The device will support both Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus, for PC and PlayStation 4 respectively, in due course, and VRFocus managed to get some hands-on time with the…

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  • Guinness_header Preview: Guinness World Records: See it 3D 2015 for Gear VR Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - Based on the million-selling iOS and Android mobile app, Guinness World Records: See it 3D 2015 is coming to Samsung’s Gear VR in style. The adaptation from a device you hold to one that is the full extent of your vision has been handled gracefully, and though…

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  • CrescentBay_Header Preview: Audiobot Demo on Oculus Rift Crescent Bay Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - The big headline of Oculus VR’s showcase at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Las Vegas, this year? Audio. The visuals are there, the positional tracking is in place, so sound was obviously next on the virtual reality (VR) checklist. With the help of Visisonics, whose RealSpace…

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  • RadialG_Header2 Preview: Radial-G Multiplayer Thursday, December 11, 2014 - Tammeka Games’ futuristic racing title is set to launch via Steam Early Access later today and while VRFocus has already brought you a look at the single-player aspect of the videogame, the multiplayer is a whole different ball game. Radial-G is fun and frantic in single-player but…

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  • gunner_header Preview: Gunner for Gear VR Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - The first wave of virtual reality (VR) products are likely to be a muddled bunch. The industry has spent so long aiming for high-end PCs and the eventual consumer version of the Oculus Rift that the untimely pre-emptive arrival of a mobile head-mounted display (HMD) has taken…

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  • radialg_header Preview: Radial-G Monday, December 1, 2014 - Progress, when it comes to developing a videogame in the public eye, can be a doubled-edged sword. Revealing your on-going project at an early stage can set expectations, but with every subsequent update that bar is raised. Tammeka Games, now rushing towards Steam Early Access with their…

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