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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…

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: Glitchspace

Virtual reality (VR) can be a confusing and disorientating technology for many. The idea of being removed from your real-world location and entering one made entirely of polygons, sprites and textures is alien to all but the most ardent…

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: Darknet

Following it's official public debut at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) last month, indie developer E McNeill has presented a brand new demo build of the forthcoming Darknet to VRFocus. Billed as a 'playable trailer', this new showcase…

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…