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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…

PrioVR Reaches First Kickstarter Stretch Goal, Heading to SXSW

PrioVR, the motion tracking suit from YEI Technology, has reached its first Kickstarter stretch goal. As a result, multiplayer options will now be added into the suits demo titles, Zombie Survivor and Copycat. It was also confirmed that the…

Gravity Studio Working on Oculus Rift Project

Framestore, the visual effects company behind the 2013 blockbuster Gravity, has revealed that it is working on a project for the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset. The studio did not reveal any specifics on the project, but did…

Monstrum enters Steam Greenlight Top 100, Releases Q&A

Monstrum, the upcoming horror title with virtual reality (VR) support, has entered the top 100 videogames in Steam's Greenlight section. That means that Team Junkfish's title is well on its way to being approved for release on the Steam…

YEI Technology Talk PrioVR: Past, Present and Future

YEI Technology's PrioVR originally made it's debut on Kickstarter late in 2013, however despite a genuinely fascination showcase of the technology and some reasonably priced reward tiers the device failed to reach even half it's finance…

Oculus VR Files Trademark for RiftCon Convention

Oculus VR, the company behind the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset, has filed a trademark for RiftCon. The listing for the trademark suggests that this will be a new convention devoted to VR videogames and their development. The…