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Garage Entertainment Creating Surfing Series for Gear VR

As virtual reality (VR) companies are keen to let anyone listening know, the technology isn't just going to be used for videogames. In fact South Korean electronics giant Samsung itself seems particularly enthusiastic to bring video content…

VR vs. Smartphone HMDs

It’s astonishingly clever, really. A virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) that does away with expensive PC hardware and utilises the smartphone, something that almost everyone has in their pocket, as a display, processor and…

‘Fingers Crossed’ for Crystal Rift on Gear VR

Last week indie developers John Hibbins and Nick 'Red of Paw' Pittom launched a Steam Greenlight campaign for their dungeon crawling virtual reality (VR) compatible videogame, Crystal Rift. The title intends to launch on PC in summer 2015…

Make it a (Virtual) Reality: Real-Time Strategy

Usually with VRFocus’ ‘Make it a (Virtual) Reality’ series a specific videogame or movie franchise is picked for a virtual reality (VR) conversion. But thinking about the real-time strategy (RTS) genre, it quickly becomes apparently that…

UK Retailer Dates, Prices Gear VR, Offers Bundle

It's now become fairly clear that Samsung's upcoming smartphone-based virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD), Gear VR, won't be launching in mid-October 2014 as initially thought. Neither Samsung nor partner Oculus VR have offered…

Fierce Kaiju Announce Viral for Gear VR

Virtual reality (VR) developers have flocked to support Samsung's Gear VR smartphone-based head-mounted display (HMD) since it was launched in September 2014. Although the initial wave of reveals is now a distant memory there are still some…

VR Talk Scheduled for GameCity

Virtual reality (VR) fans will find plenty to enjoy at the upcoming GameCity festival in Nottingham, UK at the end of this month. As VRFocus has reported, a handful of VR compatible videogames will be on display at the week-long event,…

Pixel Rift Dev Hints at Gear VR Version, Multiplayer

Indie developer Ana Ribeiro has recently been gaining a lot of attention for her upcoming virtual reality (VR) videogame, Pixel Rift. The spotlight is well deserved, as Pixel Rift's unique 'videogame within a videogame' concept holds a lot…

Esper confirmed for GameCity

2014's GameCity festival in Nottingham, UK is shaping up nicely for virtual reality (VR) fans. Last week VRFocus reported that Pixel Rift, Smash Hit Plunder and Glitchspace would all be appearing at the event. Now it's been confirmed that,…