Previews

  • Eden_Header Preview: EDEN on Oculus Rift Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - It’s something of a shame that the name ‘Walking with Dinosaurs’ is already taken. Back in 1999 the BBC decided that computer-generated imagery had advanced enough to realistically recreate the prehistoric beasts in a six-part documentary. For the time this was a landmark event but, in 2015,…

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  • Gear VR S6 Preview: Arcophobia on Gear VR Monday, August 24, 2015 - There’s going to be a lot of attempts to tackle a lot of phobias in virtual reality (VR) over the next few years. It’s an obvious application for the technology; to get people to face their fears by forcing them to experience them in a safe, controlled…

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  • HomoculusSapiens_Header Preview: Homoculus Sapiens Thursday, August 20, 2015 - People are approaching virtual reality (VR) in fascinatingly diverse ways. Many see the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD) in its intended form, as a portal to other worlds to escape into. But equally as interesting are the developers that instead look at the device as an alien…

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  • Ubisoft logo Preview: Eagle Flight Prototype Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - Ubisoft’s u-turn on virtual reality (VR) development has already yielded dividends in the form of Rabbids VR Ride, though it’s unlikely this will ever see a consumer release due to the extensive hardware requirements. Offered with more potential however, is Eagle Flight Prototype, a VR experience set…

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  • Ubisoft logo Hands-on with Rabbids VR Ride Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - Ubisoft have famously back-peddled on their reluctance to work on virtual reality (VR) products after having once noted that the head-mounted displays would have to sell one million units before receiving AAA support. Thankfully, the publisher is now backing the new medium with not only a full…

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  • Bandit Six: Salvo Preview: Bandit Six: Salvo on Gear VR Monday, August 3, 2015 - Gear VR might not have the largest library of virtual reality (VR) software, but it certainly has some dedicated developers. Despite what’s likely a low install base for the Innovator’s Edition of the device, the kit already has some teams that have created multiple experiences for it.…

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  • Henry_Header2 Hands-on with Henry: Learning Lessons From Lost Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - Oculus Story Studios’ Lost was an insight into the direction that the virtual reality (VR) powerhouse that is Oculus VR saw 360 degree motion-picture productions going in. It was a short taste of a new medium openly inspired by The Iron Giant, yet in it’s brevity it…

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  • Super Hypercube banner Preview: Super Hypercube on Project Morpheus Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - Part of the line-up of third-party titles to make its Project Morpheus debut at last month’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Los Angeles, Super Hypercube received its first public outing at the San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) earlier this month. Next to more action-orientated titles such as The…

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  • Solitaire_Header Preview: Solitaire Jester for Gear VR Monday, July 20, 2015 - Solitaire in virtual reality (VR). You might not think there’s much more to say about this debut effort from Stockholm-based developer, Resolution Games, named Solitaire Jester. After all, some VR experiences really are as simple as ridding the player of the need for physical objects. In this…

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  • LoadingHumanNew_Header Preview: Loading Human on Project Morpheus Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - It comes as something of a relief to finally play Loading Human, Untold Games’ anticipated virtual reality (VR) adventure title, on Project Morpheus. The developer has a long history of stating its intent to bring the videogame to PlayStation 4 with support for the head-mounted display (HMD),…

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