Previews

  • FuturidiumVR_Header Preview: Futuridium VR on Project Morpheus Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - When Italian indie developer MixedBag pledged support towards virtual reality (VR) technology, there was reason to be excited. This was, after all, the team behind Futuridium EP Deluxe, a tight, wholly addictive arcade-style shooter that arrived earlier in the year. Add the promising upcoming forma.8 into the…

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  • World War Toons (Reload Studios) Preview: World War Toons on Project Morpheus Friday, June 26, 2015 - Reload Studios cracked that nut. For nearly two years there’s been an outcry in the virtual reality (VR) community that first-person shooters (FPS) just won’t work on a head-mounted display (HMD). Reload Studios proved them wrong. With careful design, unique controls and a light-hearted approach to violence,…

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  • Starport_Header Preview: Starport Thursday, June 25, 2015 - Virtual reality (VR) should be connecting people. It should be allowing best friends, separated by oceans, to stand face-to-face, shake hands, and enjoy each other’s company without barriers. Sadly, right now, there are plenty of those barriers to break down. The technology is viewed by some as…

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  • Neuro Banner Preview: Neuro Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - Kite & Lightning’s latest virtual reality (VR) endeavour was revealed as part of AMD’s press conference last week, and VRFocus has been hands-on with the experience known as Neuro. The second project the Los Angeles, California, studio has developed in collaboration with General Electric (GE), Neuro is…

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  • Battlezone Preview: Battlezone on Project Morpheus Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - One of the surprise videogame announcements of this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Los Angeles, was a new virtual reality (VR) exclusive title from Rebellion Developments. Not only was it a surprise announcement, but also this reboot of the classic Battlezone franchise was also a shockingly palatable…

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  • Project Morpheus Preview: Kitchen on Project Morpheus Thursday, June 18, 2015 - One of the many surprise virtual reality (VR) software demonstrations at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Los Angeles, came from Capcom. Kitchen is a horror experience that is most certainly aimed at adults: less cartoon violence than Resident Evil and more fervent gore than an American…

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  • insomniac_header Preview: Edge of Nowhere on Oculus Rift CV1 Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - Insomniac Games are one of the most high profile developers currently working on the consumer version of the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD), and yet their title, Edge of Nowhere, is perhaps the most traditional videogame experience yet seen. It’s an action/adventure title, taking cues from the…

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  • RIGS_header Preview: RIGS: Mechanised Combat League Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - There’s a real lightbulb moment when you first start up RIGS: Mechanised Combat League, Guerrilla Cambridge’s answer to the much sought after virtual reality (VR) first-person shooter (FPS). The simple act of walking is a dilemma for VR experiences but, technically speaking, here the player is able…

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  • Sanzaru Games Preview: VR Sports Challenge Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - It had to happen, of course. Just as Wii Sports made the sports mini-game a viable system seller every format since has offered it’s own package in the early days of it’s motion-control hardware launch. For the consumer version of the Oculus Rift (aka CV1) that honour…

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  • Chronos_Header Preview: Chronos Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - Gunfire Games’ Chronos was a surprise reveal at Oculus VR’s ‘Step into the Rift’ event, San Francisco, last week, especially as the studio’s first title, Herobound: Spirit Champions, has only just launched on Gear VR. However fresh they may be, Gunfire Games clearly have a grasp on…

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