RedPill VR and Sensorium’s Social VR Tech Aims to Revolutionize Virtual Music Consumption

Whether it’s NextVR broadcasting live events in 360-degrees or TheWaveVR offering digital performances featuring artists like Imogen Heap, virtual reality (VR) is beginning to offer new ways to enjoy music and connect with artists. Joining this list is RedPill VR and Sensorium Corporation, unveiling a prototype Social Virtual Reality (SVR) platform for music lovers worldwide.

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Mixing live performances with audience interaction, the SVR platform will give users the ability to hang out as they would at a real concert, watching world-famous artists perform whilst being able to freely move around these virtual worlds to engage with other participants. Continue reading

XR Live Streaming Platform VRJAM Unveils Beta Technology

As part of London Tech Week, the Createch 2019 conference is being hosted by the Creative Industries Council to celebrate both the creative and technology sectors. For the conference, VRJAM has unveiled its beta live streaming technology for virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) on mobile devices.

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Designed as a real-time, performance platform for content creators to create and share live, interactive shows for fans across the world, VRJAM’s technology was developed in consultation with Google. Continue reading

Stealth Experience Espire 1: VR Operative Dated for August Launch

Today there have been quite a few announcements when it comes to virtual reality (VR) content coming in 2019 and beyond. Getting in on the action is Digital Lode and Tripwire Interactive, revealing that their stealthy first-person shooter (FPS) Espire 1: VR Operative will be coming to most major headsets in a couple of months.

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Hoping to become the definitive VR stealth videogame, Espire 1: VR Operative puts you in the role of a drone operator, not some little flying device to film scenic views but a fully remote-controlled robot. You become an Espire Agent, operating the Espire model 1 from the safety of a “Control Theatre.” Continue reading

Psychological Horror Short ABE is Returning

One of the earliest virtual reality (VR) short films to make an impact was ABE VR by British studio Hammerhead. The award-winning short film by Rob McLellan was originally released way back in 2013, with Hammerhead giving it a VR twist in 2016. Today, the studio has revealed plans to expand the ABE universe in three parts.

ABE E3 2019

ABE will be returning as a location-based VR experience (LBE), brought to life using advanced virtual humans filmed at the Dimension volumetric capture studio, as well as a continuation of the short film and as a videogame which will be VR compatible. Continue reading

Miniature World The Curious Tale of the Stolen Pets Comes Alive in 2019

Fast Travel Games has already made a mark on the virtual reality (VR) gaming industry with Apex Constructand now it’s revealed a whole new adventure. For the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2019 this week the team has unveiled The Curious Tale of the Stolen Pets, a miniature heart-warming adventure.

The Curious Tale of the Stolen Pets

The Curious Tale of the Stolen Pets is a VR experience where you get to explore miniature worlds. “Guided by the voice of your grandfather, travel back to the imaginative adventures of your childhood and the worlds you created together. Revisit a joyful past and the troubled relationship with your sister. You will come to realize things about yourself you forgot decades ago,” the story synopsis reveals. Continue reading

Competition: Space Ops VR

It’s Friday, and what better way to celebrate than by announcing a competition. Last week developer DevCubeStudio and publisher Fibrum released sci-fi, bug-stomping shooter Space Ops VR. And to celebrate the launch VRFocus has been supplied with a bunch of Steam codes to give to our lucky readers.

Space Ops VR

Featuring both single-player and multiplayer modes, Space Ops VR is a futuristic training simulator for rookie soldiers looking to become highly skilled special operatives. It’s all about squashing bug-like alien foes which can grow a little bit bigger than the average house spider. Continue reading