Previews

  • 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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  • SMSRacing_Header Preview: SMS Racing Monday, July 13, 2015 - There are a lot of things to appreciate about SMS Racing, indie developer Turbo Button’s upcoming mix of virtual reality (VR) racing and, of all things, texting. That core mechanic, for example, is a simple showcase of how VR can be used to create genuinely new concepts,…

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  • GNOG Preview: GNOG Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - Note: GNOG wasn’t playable in VR at E3. This preview is based off of a standard version. Be prepared for virtual reality (VR) to take you to some strange places. Steel yourself for visits to enchanted forests, underwater labyrinths, and distant futures. Whatever you do though, it…

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  • 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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