Indie Dev Shares His Thoughts on Crashing PAX East With an Oculus Rift and Drawing a Crowd of Hundreds

It's the kind of underdog story that the internet loves. James Andrew, developer behind Oculus Rift title Rift Wars headed to Pax East 2014 in Boston with no credentials and ended up drawing a crowd demoing the title. We speak to James about his experiences and he shares his thoughts on virtual reality at PAX East. … Read the full article …

Rev VR Podcast (Ep. 58): Technolust Kickstarter Discussion with Developer Blair Renaud

All of my 90s cyberpunk dreams come to life in a virtual reality masterpiece called Technolust. The Kickstarter is live, and the developer, Blair Renaud explains his inspiration and goals for the game in this episode of the Rev VR Podcast. … Read the full article …

Cyber-thriller ‘Technolust’ for Oculus Rift Launches Kickstarter, Unveils New Prototype (Developer Interview)

Futuristic cyber-thriller Technolust launches its Kickstarter today and unveils a stunning new prototype for the Oculus Rift. Brian Hart takes a look and speaks with its developer, Blair Renaud. … Read the full article …

Tickets Now Available: First Silicon Valley Virtual Reality Conference & Expo, May 19–20

Tickets are now available for the first Silicon Valley Virtual Reality (SVVR) Conference and Expo event. To mark the event, Karl Krantz walks us through the short but already history of the social event from which it was born. … Read the full article …

Sightline IndieGogo Campaign Launches at 0:01 GMT 24th March (20:01 EDT 23rd March)

Sightline IndieGogo Is .. Go (Very Soon)! We just got word from developer Tomáš “Frooxius” Mariančík that his VR Jam 3rd place winner Sightline will have its IndieGogo campaign launch at 0:01 GMT 24th March (20:01 EDT 23rd March). The below link will only work after launch, so please don't click until then. Back the Sightline IndieGogo Campaign Here! And while you wait, the composer of Sightline's music 'Sakabi' (aka Ondřej Pultar) has a special exclusive preview of one of the tracks … Read the full article …

GDC 2014 Video Interview – New Demo and Design Innovations from Cloudhead Games

The Gallery: Six Elements from Cloudhead Games was among the first titles intended for VR from its roots, with development of the title starting shortly after the Oculus Rift Kickstarter. Since that time, the devs at Cloudhead have been busy building an immersive experience that makes full use of both a VR headset and 3d motion controls. … Read the full article …

GDC 2014: Oculus Rift DK2 ‘Couch Knights’ Gameplay and Impressions (Video)

Ben Lang goes hands-on and shares his impressions of Oculus' new tech demo were using to to showcase their new VR Headset, the Development Kit 2 - Couch Knights. … Read the full article …

GDC 2014: Sony Project Morpheus PS4 VR Headset ‘The Castle’ Gameplay Video

Hands on With Sony's 'The Castle' Here's more of the Sony PS4 VR Headset 'Project Morpheus' in action at GDC 2014. The videos had to be manually synced so apologies for any disparity in movement. This time we've got gameplay of 'The Castle' demo, one of several tech demos on show at GDC. … Read the full article …

Exclusive: VR Jam Finalist ‘SightLine’ IndieGogo Campaign Launches Next Week, Q&A With Developer Tomáš Mariančík (Video)

A revamped version of the excellent, mind-bending VR Jam finalist SightLine is heading to IndieGogo next week, we speak to developer Tomáš Mariančík to find out more. … Read the full article …

VR Jam Winner ‘Ciess’ Becomes ‘Darknet’, Q&A With Developer E McNeill

The follow up to last year's brilliant VR Jam winner Ciess has been announced by it's developer E McNeill. We take a look at Darknet and ask McNeill to answer some of our burning questions. … Read the full article …

Jerry’s Place Oculus Rift Demo: Hang out in Seinfeld’s Iconic New York Apartment

Hot on the heels of the Spirited Away boiler room comes another nostalgic virtual reality experience. Jerry's Place VR is an Oculus Rift demo that puts you in an impressively detailed virtual version of Seinfeld's iconic New York apartment. … Read the full article …

VR Design: From Splash Screen to Shutdown, a Presentation by Cymatic Bruce

In this presentation, given at the recent LondonVR meet up, Cymatic Bruce distills his experiences from over 400 VR demos and games to share his thoughts on what challenges virtual reality poses to developer and what can be done to resolve them. … Read the full article …

Preview: Shufflepuck Cantina Deluxe Oculus Rift VR Demo (video)

Have you ever played air hockey in a space bar? Have you ever played air hockey in a space bar… while wearing an Oculus Rift? I have, and it’s amazing. Join me for a look at the Oculus Rift demo version of Shufflepuck Cantina Deluxe. … Read the full article …