Previews

  • EVEValkyrie_Header5 Preview: EVE: Valkyrie on Crescent Bay Friday, March 27, 2015 - The very first time Oculus VR have offered Crescent Bay to be shown with a videogame as opposed to a demo reel or singular tech demo, and it’s no surprise that EVE: Valkyrie is that videogame. The poster child for virtual reality (VR) for some time now,…

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  • EveValkyrie_Header2 Preview: EVE: Valkyrie Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - EVE Fanfest is considered the home of EVE: Valkyrie, following a debut at the event in 2013 and the subsequent reveal of the first the Unreal Engine 4 edition of the videogame last year. A brand new build of EVE: Valkyrie was presented to the press this…

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  • WorldWarToons_Header2 Preview: World War Toons Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - An experienced team comprised of developers with titles including the Call of Duty franchise, Frontline: Fuels of War, Section 8, World of Warcraft and StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty, as well as numerous AAA motion-picture productions, Reload Studios are taking a surprisingly indie-inspired approach to the announcement…

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  • Crysis_Header Preview: Back to Dinosaur Island Friday, March 6, 2015 - Visually stunning. It’s a trite description of a videogame in an industry where for more than a decade the most serious of gamers have been trying to push away from the appeal of the graphical clout of AAA blockbusters. But there’s no denying that it’s hard not…

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  • TheHobbit_Header Preview: The Hobbit: A Thief in the Shadows Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - Oculus VR are taking things slowly at the Game Developers Conference (GDC), San Francisco, this year. A handful of speaker sessions and a couple of announcements that have rippled out from Mobile World Congress (MWC), Barcelona, but by-and-large the company is somewhat subdued. One new reveal that…

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  • 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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