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Reel FX Announce New VR Division in Reel FX VR

Yet another company outside of the videogame industry has pledged its support for virtual reality (VR) this week. Indie animation studio Reel FX has revealed Reel FX VR, a new division devoted to creating new VR content. The new team will…

Gear VR to Launch with Free Store, Paid Content Coming Later

Anyone that's been following VRFocus this month will be aware of the enormous amount of videogames, experiences and other projects that will be making their way to Samsung's newly-revealed Gear VR smartphone-based virtual reality (VR)…

Preview: Intro to VR for Gear VR

It's widely known that Oculus VR consider the recently revealed Gear VR a stepping stone for consumers. It's an entry level device made for people to dip their toes into this newly reborn world of virtual reality (VR). With this intent…

Oculus Working on Avatar-Based Social Software for Gear VR

Social virtual reality (VR) will undoubtedly be a huge pull for head-mounted displays such as the Oculus Rift when developers finally figure it out. However it presents a whole new set of challenges beyond what companies such as Oculus VR…

Carmack: Gear VR to See Regular Updates, New Models

Oculus Rift's Crescent Bay prototype head-mounted display (HMD) might be the talk of the virtual reality (VR) community right now, but Oculus VR's Chief Technology Officer John Carmack is currently focused on Samsung's Gear VR…

Preview: Proton Pulse on Gear VR

There are many virtual reality (VR) experiences that have been doing the rounds throughout the community for quite some time and yet seem to be no closer to a consumer release. Proton Pulse was one such title: infamous in it's absence from…

Preview: HMX Music VR for Gear VR

Harmonix developing a virtual reality (VR) videogame for Gear VR is something of a landmark. There are many studios developing new experiences for VR, and many with higher budgets than the independent developers that have been championing…

Bandit Six Dev: Gear VR is ‘superior’ to Oculus DK1

While smartphones continue to grow in power and quality, many still question if they can be used for true virtual reality (VR) experiences. Plenty of head-mounted displays (HMD) already offer the chance to plug in a handset and have it act…