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Losing My VRginity to: DOOM 3

The past few weeks have seen our friends from sunny California getting in on the tell-all virtual reality (VR) beginnings, but this week we hear from someone a bit closer to home. Guildford based Born Ready Games' Jamin Smith, Community…

Agharta Studio Talks Dragons, Pucks and the Future of VR

Agharta Studio has seemingly come from nowhere to take a commanding place as a voice of indie development for virtual reality (VR) videogames. With two successful technical demonstrations under their belt and available for gamers and VR…

Make it a (Virtual) Reality: Resident Evil

The pressure is starting to get to you. You have three rounds left in the chamber, not nearly enough to take on the shambling horde that’s trudging towards you. As your back reaches a wall and the looming figures draw near, you twist your…

VR vs. Simulator Sickness

Modern VR headsets might be much more advanced than near-20 year HMDs, but they’re still tackling similar issues.

Mod of the Week: Strike Suit Zero

Born Ready Games' Strike Suit Zero is fully compatible with the Oculus Rift headset, and has delivered an impressive experience since receiving an update allowing it to utilise the headset's stereoscopic 3D and motion-tracking capabilities.…

Epic Dragons & Air Hockey: Proving the Concept

Agharta Studio is a small indie team located in Lyon, France. Their unassuming adventure series, 1112, brought them success in market which is dominated by one-more-go time-passers and instant gratification. It's this change of pace,…

Losing my VRginity to: OMNIMAX

Anyone reading this popular series of insights into first-experiences will no doubt understand that virtual reality (VR) comes in many shapes and sizes. The head-mounted displays (HMDs) that we are all eagerly awaiting are just one face of…

Make it a (Virtual) Reality: Castlevania

That first corridor is always the same. It snakes out in front of you, occasionally illuminated by the dim flames of wall-mounted torches and stabs of lightning, intruding from the gigantic windows that line the hallway. Huge curtains sway…

VR vs. Audio

For virtual reality (VR) to reach its full potential developers are going to need to think beyond our sight. True, fooling our eyes is the most pivotal mechanic in the likes of the Oculus Rift VR headset, but there are other senses that…

Mod of the Week: QUAKE II

A legendary videogame that undeniably changed the face of the first-person shooter (FPS) genre forever, QUAKE II is still considered a masterpiece by many. And rightly so, as even to this day it's used as a barometer against which to…