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Preview: Alien: Isolation on Oculus Rift

In 1979 audiences were terrified by a man in a latex suit. That man was Bolaji Badejo and that suit was the now-unmistakable Xenomorph, a grotesque, deadly creature that went on to become the star of 1979’s Alien. It’s now 2014 and, just…

Preview: Crystal Rift

You’d be forgiven for thinking that, in order to create the fabled ‘sense of presence’ in virtual reality (VR), players need complete freedom of movement. You’d also be forgiven, then, for being somewhat sceptical of Crystal Rift when you…

Preview: VR Quest for Gear VR

Subtlety has never been Oculus VR's strong point. As a company they're all about being the 'biggest' or the 'best'. Being 'first' or being 'better'. Being 'affordable' or being 'high end'. They want to be out there, in front of the consumer…

Preview: Private Eye

Private Eye is a videogame that has been circulating around the virtual reality (VR) community for quite some time. It's proven popular amongst enthusiasts and other developers alike, and yet despite this the flow of information about the…

Preview: SNOW

Following the revelation that Poppermost Productions will be bringing their winter sports title, SNOW, to PlayStation 4 at Sony Computer Entertainment's (SCEE) pre-Gamescom press conference last week, the indie development team took to the…

Preview: Project CARS

You might think that Evolution Studio’s Driveclub is the perfect candidate for a virtual reality (VR) adaption with the Project Morpheus head-mounted display (HMD). The title ticks all the boxes, showing what the PlayStation 4 can do on a…

Preview: Senza Peso on Oculus Rift DK2

This is not a stream of consciousness, it is a journey. The path has been laid out for you as it has other travellers, and yet it feels wholly yours. The beasts inside are only that of man and the tale being told is one you may have hoped…

Preview: Radial-G

A super-fast futuristic racing videogame. Players take on the roles of pilots as the battle for position on tracks comprised entirely of cylindrical tubes. Nudging against rivals as they aim for the boost pad or in a vindictive endeavour as…

Preview: Beasts of Prey

Beasts of Prey is suffering from The War Z syndrome at present. It's a videogame that promises an awful lot: a sandbox in which players can live however they wish. Hunt dinosaurs, craft items, build structures and create your own empire in…

Preview: Virtual Bike

The diversification of virtual reality (VR) is not a bad thing. The modern rebirth of the medium brought about by the Oculus Rift head-mounted display (HMD) has spurred on creators to fill early adopters boots with all manner of experiences…