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VR vs. Oculus Connect 2 – Get Ready for the Main Event

What a year it's been. Just 12 short months ago Oculus VR revealed the final prototype for its Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD), dubbed Crescent Bay. Company CEO Brendan Iribe showcased the kit at the inaugural…

Make it a (Virtual) Reality: Super Mario Maker

Nintendo lends itself especially well to VRFocus' 'Make it a (Virtual) Reality' feature, which makes it all the more heart-breaking that its stable of beloved franchises and classic videogames seem far off from getting VR adaptions.…

VR vs. PlayStation VR – Sony’s New Name is Simply Perfect

If, like VRFocus, you’ve been following PlayStation’s work in virtual reality (VR) over the past 18 months, then you’re probably used to the name Project Morpheus by now. Sony Computer Entertainment’s (SCE’s) anticipated head-mounted…

Make it a (Virtual) Reality: Tearaway Unfolded

Many an eyebrow shifted when the PlayStation Vita’s unique feature set was revealed. Packed with front and read touch surfaces, SIXAXIS tilt sensing, microphones, front and rear cameras and more, this was a device that threw in everything…

VR vs. The Second Generation

Virtual reality (VR) head-mounted displays (HMDs) are now just months away from finally hitting the consumer market. But, as excited as fans are getting for their arrival, they also know that the first iterations of the Oculus Rift and…

VR vs. The Perfect VR HMD

Standardisation is a distant dream for the virtual reality (VR) industry in its current state. A set of expected features for any head-mounted display (HMD) is hard to form with no real consumer hardware to base them off. As a result, the…

VR vs. Taste

Sight is on its way to being solved, as is sound. There's promising progress being made when it comes to feeling and even some rather surprising experiments with smell. Virtual reality (VR) technology, then, is beginning to grasp the first…