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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…

Preview: VR Karts

As it stands, virtual reality (VR) plays host to numerous videogame experiences. Adventure, horror, science-fiction and even a few educational titles; but where's the fun? More than 30 years of Nintendo franchises remind us that sometimes…

Preview: Dying Light on Oculus Rift

Fast-paced acrobatics. Aggressive combat. Enemies coming at you from all directions. A huge map with essential verticality. Dying Light has a good number of reasons as to why it shouldn't work in virtual reality (VR), but at the same time…

Hands-On with Oculus Rift Crescent Bay at CES

Last week's International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) marked the fourth time Oculus VR has rolled-out the latest version of their Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) prototype, following it's debut at Oculus Connect in September 2014.…

Preview: Project CARS

After a seemingly last minute delay, Slightly Mad Studios' Project CARS is set for release later this year. The device will support both Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus, for PC and PlayStation 4 respectively, in due course, and VRFocus…

Preview: Guinness World Records: See it 3D 2015 for Gear VR

Based on the million-selling iOS and Android mobile app, Guinness World Records: See it 3D 2015 is coming to Samsung's Gear VR in style. The adaptation from a device you hold to one that is the full extent of your vision has been handled…