‘Pearl’ Brings VR To The Oscars

Microsoft's Spotlight Stories project aims to bring innovative storytelling to the VR world. Their series of short films pulls viewers into stories that have seen aliens in LA, crazy ice dancing, bands of singing bugs, and a VR Simpsons couch gag. The animated film that's caught the eye of The Oscars however, is Pearl. It was only a... Continue Reading →

Indie VR Spotlight: Sairento VR

Sairento VR has dark horse-d its way through 2016. When the sword swinging, gun slinging ninja experience hit early access right at the end of the year, it earned itself over a thousand downloads and a 98% Steam approval rating over its first four day period with little conventional marketing. From studio Mixed Realms, Sairento VR positions its... Continue Reading →

Indie VR Spotlight: Vanishing Realms

Things are moving on in the world of VR. Whereas the early days brought us static shooters and cute mini games, we are seeing more and more fully grown experiences cropping up on the indie scene. Vanishing Realms is perhaps one of the most ambitious. The RPG exploration adventure game seeks to blend the fantastical worlds of Skyrim with... Continue Reading →

Indie VR Spotlight: Kept

We've noticed a bit of a trend in the last few Indie VR Spotlight posts, The Gallery and CTRL were featured over the last few weeks. A narrative focus is emerging on the horizon of virtual reality development, particularly the titles being published by independent developers. Kept is no different, and is perhaps the pinnacle of such story focus in VR.... Continue Reading →

Indie VR Spotlight: Vanguard V

ZeroTransform already have a handful of VR titles out there at the moment, most prominent of which is Proton Pulse. However the Oregon based devs are using revenue from this breakout-esque blinder to fund development on their new intergalactic rail shooter, Vanguard V. Players will take the place of Qu and are tasked with saving planet inhabitants... Continue Reading →

GAME UK Charging For PSVR Demo

UK-based games retailer GAME has taken an interesting approach to poaching people into PSVR - by ripping them off. Whereas across the pond you can step into a Best Buy and slip a headset on to demo the tech before making that hefty purchase, here in the UK you'll have to get your wallet out for... Continue Reading →

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