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Preview: Lucky’s Tale

Virtual reality (VR) is largely considered to be the domain of first-person experiences. Anyone who follows VRFocus regularly however, will know that this is not necessarily the case. This is a limitation forced by audiences and not…

Preview: The Assembly

2014 is a landmark year for virtual reality (VR). Despite the fact that we're unlikely to see any of the head-mounted displays (HMDs) make their way to retail before the year's end, we are noticing a shift in software. It's no longer…

Preview: Street Luge

Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) have revealed a number of new Project Morpheus demos at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), one of which comes from the core UK team working on the virtual reality (VR) project, London Studio.…

Preview: Alien: Isolation in Virtual Reality

The clue is in the name. You are alone. In a rare and daring twist on the established tradition of videogames, you are not the hunter. You are the prey. And at times, praying is perhaps the best asset in your arsenal. Following VRFocus'…

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: Grave

An empty wasteland lies before me. There is no indication of life. I have nothing in my hands, nor my pockets. This is the most desolate experience imaginable. My quest, at this point, is not so much to survive, but to discover exactly what…