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Oculus Rift Previews

Preview: Crystal Rift’s Level Editor

Launch line-ups can be tricky. On one hand, companies can choose to hit the ground running with a wide range of titles supporting new hardware from the first day, but risk then struggling with drought in the following weeks and months. The…

Preview: Sublevel Zero

Right now there’s no better place for virtual reality (VR) experiences than the cockpit. As the likes of EVE: Valkyrie, Darkfield and more prove, it’s far easier for developers to maintain immersion when piloting an aircraft, as it cuts…

Preview: DEEP

If space is the go to place for virtual reality (VR) developers, then the ocean follows closely behind it. Few things can prove as immersive as diving into the unknown and studios are exploring that at both ends of the spectrum, from the…

Preview: Eclipse

White Elk Studios' Eclipse (working title) is somewhat of an anomaly for the current virtual reality (VR) market. As pure an indie project as indie can be, Eclipse exhibits high-quality production values in every moment of its very short…

Preview: Crystal Rift on Gear VR

Crystal Rift works. VRFocus already came to that conclusion when sampling developer Psytec Games’ virtual reality (VR) dungeon crawler for the first time on the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD). But does Crystal Rift work on Gear VR?…

Preview: CPP Games’ VR Labs’ Ship Simulator

EVE Fanfest played host to a lot of virtual reality (VR) reveals from CCP Games, some of which pushed pretty far from the universe which is responsible for allowing the developer the room to explore the technology. Ship Simulator however,…

Preview: CCP Games’ VR Labs’ Disc Arena

CCP Atlanta comprises one half of the CCP Games VR Labs initiative, revealed at EVE Fanfest earlier this month, and most definitely resides on the 'experimental' side of the virtual reality (VR) divide. Showcasing three technical…

Preview: EVE: Valkyrie on Crescent Bay

The very first time Oculus VR have offered Crescent Bay to be shown with a videogame as opposed to a demo reel or singular tech demo, and it's no surprise that EVE: Valkyrie is that videogame. The poster child for virtual reality (VR) for…

Preview: Back to Dinosaur Island

Visually stunning. It's a trite description of a videogame in an industry where for more than a decade the most serious of gamers have been trying to push away from the appeal of the graphical clout of AAA blockbusters. But there's no…

Preview: The Hobbit: A Thief in the Shadows

Oculus VR are taking things slowly at the Game Developers Conference (GDC), San Francisco, this year. A handful of speaker sessions and a couple of announcements that have rippled out from Mobile World Congress (MWC), Barcelona, but…