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Oculus Rift Previews

Preview: Crystal Rift on HTC Vive

It may just be that VRFocus has sampled it at almost every stage of its production, but Crystal Rift seems to be making some remarkable progress. Psytec Games’ first-person dungeon crawler started out as an engaging, if relatively simple…

Preview: Nimbus Knights on Oculus Touch

Otherworld Interactive's Nimbus Knights shot into the public eye last month as it was announced as a HTC Vive compatible title, but here at Oculus Connect 2, Hollywood, we see a different side to the surprise. An Oculus Touch build was not…

Preview: MoonStrike on Oculus Touch

One of the handful of new titles revealed for the Oculus Rift at Oculus Connect 2, Hollywood, today, MoonStrike comes from Big Dorks, a US based independent studio. Using the Oculus Touch controllers, MoonStrike is a simple yet potentially…

Preview: Dead & Buried on Oculus Touch

A brand new reveal at Oculus Connect 2, Hollywood, this morning, Dead & Buried is a new title created by Oculus VR's own internal development studio. A wild west themed shooting gallery, Dead & Buried is a familiar and obvious use…

Preview: Oculus Medium

'Tiltbrush for the Oculus Rift' is undoubtedly what many thought during Oculus VR's keynote speech at Oculus Connect, Hollywood, this morning when new Oculus Rift exclusive application, Oculus Medium, was revealed. On the surface it might…

Preview: Pollen on Oculus Rift

Virtual reality (VR) is arriving at just the right time for the exploration genre. The further away from the ground-breaking success of Gone Home we get, the easier it’s becoming to criticise experiences such as Everybody’s Gone to the…

Preview: Damaged Core

Oculus VR's software line-up for the consumer version of the Oculus Rift is looking very varied at present, with most major videogame genres covered. Taking responsibility for the hugely popular first-person shooter (FPS) genre is High…

Preview: Narcosis on the Oculus Rift

Hideo Kojima said it best when recently talking about his ill-fated ‘playable teaser’, P.T.; if you make a videogame too scary, people simply won’t play it. That’s a rule that feels especially apt for virtual reality (VR). Horror is the…

Preview: The Assembly on Project Morpheus

nDreams' The Assembly has been in the public eye for some time. The initial announcement of the title came before VRFocus' inception, and since then efforts have been made to ensure that the videogaming public are aware of the virtual…