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VR vs. Nintendo

No matter what you make of Nintendo’s current situation, no one can deny that they’d like to see the company make a (second) run at virtual reality (VR). That isn’t just because the storied videogame company could unleash its top-tier range…

Mod of the Week: Resident Evil 4: Ultimate HD Edition

Many argue that Resident Evil lost it's traction with Resident Evil: Code Veronica, and that everything that has followed since has been underwhelming. There are others however, who enthuse about Resident Evil 4; suggesting that the series…

Racing to Kickstart VR: Tammeka Dev Diary #1

Following yesterday's launch of an official Kickstarter campaign for the futuristic racing videogame Radial-G, indie studio Tammeka has dropped the first instalment of a new series of developer diaries here at VRFocus. Beginning with a…

Make it a (Virtual) Reality: Batman

Is this the hero virtual reality (VR) deserves? You’re perched high above the streets of Gotham, watching its citizens go about their lives completely oblivious to their silent guardian looming overhead. Gunshots ring off in the distance…

VR vs. Microsoft

Despite having no virtual reality (VR) headset of its own, Microsoft remains a consistent talking point within the VR community. That’s to be expected, given that the company is one of the biggest names in technology and its Xbox One rival,…

Mod of the Week: DOOM

Following a brief hiatus the 'Mod of the Week' series returns with one of the biggest names in videogames: DOOM. After the hugely enjoyable modification of QUAKE II for Oculus Rift, officially supported by id Software, DOOM arrives as a…

Make it a (Virtual) Reality: No Man’s Sky

It’s not hard to see why No Man’s Sky was one of the most talked about videogames of E3 2014. Amidst an industry obsessed with lavish explosions and joyous violence, here was a title that dared to be different, focusing on fantastical…

VR vs. JRPGs

One of VRFocus’ Twitter followers recently suggested that they would like to see the impact that virtual reality (VR) could have on Japanese role-playing games (JRPGs). We can’t help but agree. This is a sacred genre in the videogame…

Losing my VRginity to: Virtuality 1000CS

The late 1980s and early 1990s was a time of turbulence for virtual reality (VR). Many of today's development community got their first taste of the technology in this period, thanks largely to the popularity of Virtuality head-mounted…

Working with Virtual Worlds: nDreams Dev Diary #8

As we arrive at the concluding part of this series of development diaries from nDreams, the veil has been lifted. By now all regular readers of VRFocus will be well aware of the reveal of the project this series has been discussing, The…