‘Manifest 99’ Takes You on a Train Ride to the Afterlife, Launching on PSVR September 12th

Manifest 99, a new release coming to PSVR on September 12th, is being described as an “interactive narrative VR experience” that “straddles the line between dream and nightmare.” Manifest 99 is the first PSVR title from developer Flight School Studio (though they have worked on on VR projects), and aims its focus more …

This Impressive Short Film Was Drawn and Animated Entirely Inside of VR

As VR continues to grow, the tools of the medium continue to mature as well. In an impressive demonstration of what you can now create entirely from within VR, artist Nick Ladd has produced an impressive short film using Quill and ANIMVR. Made by Ladd alone in just four days, the short film Escape was …

‘Hover Junkers’ is Getting a Single Player Mode, Here’s the Teaser Trailer

Developer StressLevelZero is fulfilling their promise of adding a single player campaign to Hover Junkers—one of the Vive’s earliest titles—arriving in the free 1.3 ‘Junkroad’ update. The team recently posted a short gameplay teaser, showing a distinctly less frantic atmosphere compared to the game’s original multiplayer mode, with the full …

One of the First Games Ever Shown on Vive Launches This Fall on Vive, Rift, and Windows VR

Arizona Sunshine developer Vertigo Games announced today that Skyworld, a top-down strategy game built for VR is coming to the Vive, Rift, and Windows VR headsets. The game was shown way back in 2015 as one of the first demos made for the HTC Vive, and it’s now finally resurfacing this Fall. …

New Procedural Speech Animation From Disney Research Could Make for More Realistic VR Avatars

A new paper authored by researchers from Disney Research and several universities describes a new approach to procedural speech animation based on deep learning. The system samples audio recordings of human speech and uses it to automatically generate matching mouth animation. The method has applications ranging from increased efficiency in …

EVE: Valkyrie – Warzone Goes Cross-Platform is This a bad Sign for VR?

Virtual reality (VR) fans may know EVE: Valkyrie from the release on the Oculus Rift in March 2016 and then subsequent releases on the PlayStation VR and HTC Vive. CCP Games has slowly been adding new maps, mods achievements and improvements since those launches. Today, CCP Games announced that on …

A Brief Taste of Monster Filled Killing Floor: Incursion

Tripwire Interactive will be launching it’s first-person shooter (FPS) Killing Floor: Incursion this Tuesday, 16th August. If the title has caught your eye for its free-roaming, zombie filled action, then you may want to checkout a little gameplay video VRFocus has made. Aiming not to spoil too much of Killing Floor: Incursion, has skipped …