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SVVR: The Causal Meet-Up with a Core Audience

The virtual reality (VR) bubble is one that refuses to burst. The promise that was presented in the 1980s may never have been delivered upon, but here in the era of high-definition (HD) and mobile computing pushing beyond the boundaries of…

Indie Dev Hints at Xbox One Virtual Reality Project

Independent developer Vertigo Games has teased a possible virtual reality (VR) project in development for Microsoft's Xbox One.The team was recently confirmed to have signed up for Microsoft's ID@Xbox service, which helps bring indie…

CCP Bringing New Build of EVE: Valkyrie to EVE Fanfest

CCP Games, the developer behind the hugely popular space MMO EVE Online, has announced that it will reveal a new build of its EVE: Valkyrie dogfighting title at its EVE Fanfest event in Reykjavik, Iceland. Held on 1 - 3 May 2014, attendees…

X-Plane to Receive Official Oculus Rift Support

X-Plane, a flight simulator title, is soon to receive support for the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset. Developer Laminar Research made the announcement this week, confirming that VR compatibility would be coming to the Windows, Mac…

Ether One Gets Release Date, New Teaser Trailer

Ether One, the first-person experience in which players attempt to restore the mind of a mentally handicapped patient, has been given a release date. The virtual reality (VR) compatible title will be coming to PC on 25th March 2014. A new…

Tetris-Inspired VR Diorama Blocked In Reaches 6,000 Downloads

Blocked In, a virtual reality (VR) diorama that takes inspiration from Tetris, has reached over 6,000 downloads. The demo, which is compatible with the Oculus Rift VR headset, was initally released on 28 October 2013. Daniël Ernst, the…

Oculus Rift Used to Control Law Enforcement Robot

The Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset is being used to help control a prototype law enforcement TeleBot being developed at the Florida International University. The project aims to aid disabled police officers by getting them back in…

Students Exhibit VR Projects at NFTS Games Show

A group of National Film and Television School (NFTS) graduates are showing off a range of indie titles in London this week, including two virtual reality (VR) supported experiences. One of them is Sandman, a narrative-driven title in which…

Ether One Returning to Rezzed, Possibly With Oculus Rift Demo

Developer White Paper Games has confirmed that it is returning to the EGX Rezzed PC expo with its first-person experience, Ether One. The announcement was made via the EGX Rezzed Twitter account, which also suggested that the team would be…