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Make it a (Virtual) Reality: Castlevania

That first corridor is always the same. It snakes out in front of you, occasionally illuminated by the dim flames of wall-mounted torches and stabs of lightning, intruding from the gigantic windows that line the hallway. Huge curtains sway…

Star Citizen Gets Oculus Rift Support in New Patch

Star Citizen, a space simulation title from Cloud Imperium Games Corporation, has received a new patch that adds in support for the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset. After downloading update 11.1, which is available from the title's…

CCP Bringing New Build of EVE: Valkyrie to EVE Fanfest

CCP Games, the developer behind the hugely popular space MMO EVE Online, has announced that it will reveal a new build of its EVE: Valkyrie dogfighting title at its EVE Fanfest event in Reykjavik, Iceland. Held on 1 - 3 May 2014, attendees…

X-Plane to Receive Official Oculus Rift Support

X-Plane, a flight simulator title, is soon to receive support for the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset. Developer Laminar Research made the announcement this week, confirming that VR compatibility would be coming to the Windows, Mac…

Ether One Gets Release Date, New Teaser Trailer

Ether One, the first-person experience in which players attempt to restore the mind of a mentally handicapped patient, has been given a release date. The virtual reality (VR) compatible title will be coming to PC on 25th March 2014. A new…

Tetris-Inspired VR Diorama Blocked In Reaches 6,000 Downloads

Blocked In, a virtual reality (VR) diorama that takes inspiration from Tetris, has reached over 6,000 downloads. The demo, which is compatible with the Oculus Rift VR headset, was initally released on 28 October 2013. Daniël Ernst, the…

Oculus Rift Used to Control Law Enforcement Robot

The Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset is being used to help control a prototype law enforcement TeleBot being developed at the Florida International University. The project aims to aid disabled police officers by getting them back in…

Students Exhibit VR Projects at NFTS Games Show

A group of National Film and Television School (NFTS) graduates are showing off a range of indie titles in London this week, including two virtual reality (VR) supported experiences. One of them is Sandman, a narrative-driven title in which…