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Oculus Rift Previews

Preview: The Crypt

As it stands, modern virtual reality (VR) is a wonderful hub of lively debate and activity from indie developers. There are pushes from the likes of Sony Computer Entertainment, Epic Games and CCP Games of course, but by-and-large most of…

Preview: Narcosis

Simulator sickness is a real issue. The distance between what the eye sees and the body feels is something that many have tried to tackle and newer iterations of head-mounted displays (HMDs) have managed to reduce, but eliminating this…

Preview: Couch Knight

An unexpected announcement at the Game Developer's Conference (GDC) earlier this year, Couch Knight is a Oculus Rift exclusive collaboration between Epic Games and Oculus VR themselves. It's not an Unreal Engine 4 showcase nor a…

Preview: EVE: Valkyrie on Unreal Engine 4

A brand new build for EVE: Valkyrie was unveiled at EVE Fanfest 2014 this week. Played on the second iteration of the Oculus Rift development kit (aka DK2), this new edition of the videogame featured all of the enhancements that were…

Preview: EVE: Valkryie

VRFocus has had the pleasure of sampling CCP Games' virtual reality (VR) showboat piece on a number of occasions. The most recent preview builds of EVE Valkryie, playable on both Sony Computer Entertainment's Project Morpheus and the second…

Preview: Virtuix Omni

75 lbs of steel, plastic and rubber. A new pair of shoes, a harness and enough space in your living room to house a medium size arcade cabinet. Virtuix's Omni isn't the kind of device one would buy on a whim, nor is it a standard…

Preview: World of Diving

Virtual reality (VR) 'experiences' are the new entry point. There are many small indie teams developing standalone titles that last only a few hours, some that take the player to a place they otherwise could not go and yet others that…

Preview: Monstrum

You are alone. The creeping darkness is not your friend. The creaks of the metal and the splashing of the waves tell you that you are no longer at home, and the moonlight howls tell you that something lurks in the shadows. Something that…

Preview: EVE Valkyrie on Project Morpheus

Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) has been showcasing their recently revealed Project Morpheus with a number of different titles. The Deep and The Castle Demo were available to play on day one of the Game Developers Conference (GDC), and…

Preview: Loading Human

Virtual reality (VR) experiences aren't hard to come by these days. Despite the fact that there is currently no mass market headset available every indie developer and his dog seem to be working with the Oculus Rift headset, or at least…