Racket Fury: Table Tennis VR Confirmed for Oculus Quest Launch

This week has seen a deluge of videogames being confirmed for the launch of Oculus Quest this Spring, with Oculus releasing a video highlighting a few new ones, and then several developers making their announcements. Well, VRFocus has another to add to that ever-growing list, and that’s Racket Fury: Table Tennis VR.

Racket Fury screenshot

Pixel Edge Games confirmed that Racket Fury: Table Tennis VR would be an Oculus Quest launch title in an email to VRFocus, further bolstering the videogame roster whilst adding another sporting experience alongside Eleven Table Tennis. While the studio has confirmed upcoming support it has to specify if the Oculus Quest version will include any new features. Continue reading

Gearbox Software Confirms All the DLC for Borderlands 2 VR Will be Released for Free

The biggest Christmas 2018 videogame release for PlayStation VR was most certainly Gearbox Software’s popular shooter Borderlands 2 VR. However, in the run-up to launch the studio confirmed it would only be the core experience with none of the DLC included. The team did say that any future updates would highly depend on player feedback which first saw its effects earlier this month with the release of Aim Controller support. That has now continued with the confirmation that all the DLC for Borderlands 2 VR will soon be released for free. Continue reading

Gravity Defying FPS Telefrag VR Begins Open Beta

Currently Anshar Studios – the team behind Detached – is working on a new multiplayer title called Telefrag VR. Based around PvP battles, the studio has now begun an open beta for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift players which runs for the next couple of weeks.

Telefrag

Telefrag VR aims to offer a unique first-person shooter (FPS) experience to zero-g titles like Echo Combat or Space Junkies. While your feet still stay rooted to the floor, the environment offers a far more gravity-defying challenge. Its special feature is in its teleport mechanic, allowing players to jump from platform to platform, no matter how or where they’re placed. But teleporting isn’t just about switching locations, it also happens to be your most dangerous weapon. When timed right you can teleport into an opponent, usually instantly killing them. Continue reading

Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot Dated for July Multi-platform Launch

With the release of titles like The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR and Fallout 4 VRBethesda has firmly placed its support in virtual reality (VR) technology. During the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2018 the studio announced that iconic videogame series Wolfenstein would be getting the VR treatment with Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot. Few details have been released since, but now a release date has appeared on Steam and PlayStation Store.

Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot

Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot is now scheduled for release on 26th July 2019, on both stores, with the Steam listing now confirming support for Oculus Rift – only HTC Vive and PlayStation VR had previously been mentioned. Pre-orders are also available, retailing for $19.99 USD / £14.99 GBP, although there doesn’t look to be any special bonuses for ordering early on Steam, PlayStation VR owners will receive a Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot official static theme. Continue reading

Rec Room, Apex Construct, I Expect You to Die and More Confirmed for Oculus Quest

Today has seen a flurry of news regarding Oculus Quest, the soon to be released standalone headset from Facebook, with the company detailing several new titles that be available at launch. Well, that looks to have opened the flood gates on Twitter, with several studios revealing their videogames will also be available on release day.

Apex Construct

Fast Travel Games was the first studio VRFocus spotted on Twitter, stating that its sci-fi bow shooter Apex Construct would be coming to Oculus Quest. Set in a surreal, almost alien world, where players find themselves trapped in a war between two AI’s, VRFocus’ five-star review of the title said: “Apex Construct is the standard by which future VR titles will be judged, and an indicator that VR has stepped up its game.” Continue reading

Game of Thrones is Getting the Mixed Reality Treatment on Magic Leap One

As if you didn’t know already but the biggest TV show on earth, Game of Thrones will soon be back on our screens for the 8th and final series. Naturally, AT&T and HBO weren’t going to let an opportunity like this go by without some wide-ranging promotion, announcing a marketing campaign which will see the GoT universe come to life thanks to Magic Leap.

Game of Thrones

Head down to the AT&T flagship stores in Boston (Boylston) on 1st April, Chicago (Michigan Avenue) on 3rd April and San Francisco (1 Powell) on 6th April and you’ll encounter The Dead Must Die, a Game of Thrones experience exclusive to Magic Leap. Continue reading