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Expect Virtual Reality Games Development To Get Deeper – Oculus
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E3 2018 is now in full swing, with plenty of news, reveals and announcements to keep pretty much every type of videogame fan happy. Jason Rubin, VP of Content at Oculus, and Ted Price, CEO of Insomniac Games took time during the chaos of E3 2018 to sit and talk about how the virtual reality (VR) industry has grown and changed since its inception, and what is still to come.


E3 2018: All the VR Games of Day One
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The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) opened today, bringing together the videogames industry at the Los Angeles Convention Centre for the famous annual event. VRFocus is in attendance at the show and getting hands-on with all the latest and greatest that virtual reality (VR) entertainment has to offer.

On the show floor this year are Kevin Joyce, CEO & Editor, Peter Graham, Senior Staff Writer, and Nina Salom...

Life In 360°: But It Pours
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Wednesday. We made it to Wednesday everybody. Well, we’re now well into this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) and if you’re reading this it means that the UK based team of VRFocus is still alive and hasn’t died of sleep deprivation just yet.

Which brings us neatly back around to the topic of this week’s Life in 360°, namely sleep and relaxation. On Monday we took to the beach in Hawaii for

Ubisoft’s Mobile RPG Might & Magic Elemental Guardians Launches With AR Mode
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Mobile role-playing game (RPG) fans have been served up a treat this week as Ubisoft has brought back the Might & Magic franchise with Might & Magic Elemental Guardians for iOS and Android devices. And to bring it into the modern era an augmented reality (AR) component has been added.

Might & Magic Elemental Guardians is a turned-based arena brawler where you can collect a variety of monsters and take them into battle, level them up, use magical items and mo...

A Brief History of Virtual Reality

Although virtual reality (VR) technology may seem like something out of a science fiction movie, this innovation isn’t as new as you might think. While people argue, sometimes at length over what the true definition of VR is, many of the ideas that led to where we are with today’s immersive technology has roots in developments several hundred years ago. In terms of inventions, VR had developed as an idea around the time that practical photography was established.

There is, of course...

EVR Studio Reveal Two Heroines From Upcoming ‘Project M’ VR Title
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One of the things that helps to make virtual reality (VR) more immersive is lifelike and believable characters. For the team over at EVR Studio based in Seoul, Korea who are currently working on the long awaited Project M, creating highly detailed characters is something they have gotten very good at doing. Now, the company is ready to introduce players to two new heroines from the upco...

The UK’s VR Job Market Continues to Grow as 10,000 Vacancies Posted in 24 Months
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If the job market is anything to go by then virtual reality (VR) technology is doing rather well. There’s always new vacancies for VRFocus’ regular Sunday feature, the VR Job Hub, with plenty of listings both in the UK and abroad – mainly the US. A new report released job search platform Joblift

Cliff Bleszinski Reveals VR Concepts Following Studio Shutdown
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Earlier this week Boss Key Productions, the developer behind the first-person shooter LawBreakers and the recent battle royale title Radical Heights closed its door. The announcement came from the studio head Cliff Bleszinski who was the former leader designer on the Gears of War series. In the aftermath of the studios closure Bleszinski took to Twitter to reveal a number of projects which were in the concept stage at the studio, including t...

Growth of Volumetric Video Market Driven By VR and AR
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LucidCam and RED Partner on Prosumer 8K 3D Camera
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Before Google and Lenovo released their VR180 camera earlier this month Lucid had got there first with its 180-degree, 3D camera the LucidCam. Today, Lucid has announced a new venture partnering with professional camera maker RED to create a 180-degree, 8K, 3D/4-View (4V), prosumer camera. 

The new dual camera will not only give users full 8K video and picture capab....