New Survey Reveals Americans Thoughts on VR

The virtual reality (VR) industry has already grown into a large entertainment medium all on its own, well before any of the major VR head-mounted displays (HMDs) have officially launched. There're a lot of businesses betting heavily on the technology being a success, and a number of reports by market research companies predict a healthy growth in…
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Ocean Rift Developer Sends Full Gear VR Version to Oculus VR

Picselica the developer behind virtual reality (VR) underwater experience Ocean Rift for the Oculus Rift and Gear VR head-mounted displays (HMDs), has sent the full Gear VR version to Oculus VR. This would mean that once Oculus VR checks…

London Mayor Boris Johnson tries VR

Virtual reality (VR) is one of the technology buzzwords at the moment. More and more people are experiencing the possible virtual future with VR including politicians. French President Francois Hollande tried VR in a recent trip to Seoul,…

WW1 VR Film ‘Soldiers’ Stories’ Now Available

Released in time for Veterans' Day in the US, there is now a virtual reality (VR) experience of World War 1 available. The VR film, titled Soldiers' Stories, created by the Academy Award-winning production team of Nick Reed from Kallisti…

Codemodeon Showcase VR Rollercoaster Experience

Rollercoaster virtual reality (VR) experiences are nothing new, with the idea have numerous iterations over the years. VRFocus even reported on a German themepark trialling VR on its rollercoaster's using the Samsung Gear VR head-mounted…

Best Buy Launches Pre-Orders for Samsung Gear VR

This month will see the release of Samsung's consumer version of its virtual reality (VR) mobile head-mounted display (HMD) Gear VR. In preparation for the launch US retail giant Best Buy has now opened pre-orders on its website for the…

VRX 2015: ‘CCP’s Long Road to VR’ Liveblog

The VR Intelligence Conference & Expo  (VRX)begins today in San Francisco, California. The virtual reality (VR) show is kicking off 2 days of talks, workshops and much more with an large list of speakers. Hilmar Pétursson, CEO, CCP…

VRX 2015: ‘VR and AR: 2016, 2020 and 2025’ Liveblog

The VR Intelligence Conference & Expo (VRX) begins today in San Francisco, California. The virtual reality (VR) show is kicking off 2 days of talks, workshops and much more with an large list of speakers. Jesse Schell, CEO Schell Games…