"Nevermind, a virtual reality (VR) compatible horror videogame that uses sensors to deliver biofeedback, has failed to achieve it’s $250,000 USD Kickstarter funding goal. The campaign saw 2,466 backers and raised $129,615 before coming to an end on 7th March 2014. Despite the failure to secure funding, developer Erin Reynolds and the team aren’t giving up on the project yet."
Konami has announced the first downloadable content for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 which is due out on PlayStation Network and Xbox LIVE on March 25th, the ‘Revelations’ add-on puts players in the role of Alucard. As the turned son of Gabriel, Alucard has shunned human life for years, hunting only creatures the night. The add-on is set just before the events of Lords of Shadow 2, where Alucard readies for his father’s return and the forthcoming battle against Satan. The plot will re...
One of our writers touches on the subject of whether games that feel, look or outright play similar to other games are good or bad. Also going over three power struggles at the moment involving Titanfall, Call of Duty, Evolve, Left 4 Dead, Deep Down & Dark Souls.
If you look at a few trailers, then yes, Watch Dogs may look like a Grand Theft Auto clone. I mean, it has left very big shoes to fill if someone else wants to make a sandbox-like game that has guns in it. But WD does look and "feel" different enough to separate itself from GTA.
"Oculus VR, the company behind the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset, has confirmed that it will be attending this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), running from 10th – 12th June 2014 in Los Angeles. The company revealed the news as it updated its 2014 events schedule, which also confirmed that the technology would be heading to several other events."
BioWare has released a new trailer for Dragon Age: Inquisition, inviting players to discover some of the game’s locations, life, and hidden places.
According to BioWare each area you see will have its own “realistic ecosystem” with predators, prey, factions, and opportunities.
"Home appliances outfit Bosch has partnered with motion technology company Hillcrest Labs to develop a unique device that could be utilised in head-mounted virtual reality (VR) displays such as the Oculus Rift. The two companies have worked together to create the Bosch Sensortec BNO070 system in package (SIP). While Bosch carries the name, Hillcrest’s SH-1 sensor hub software is built-in."
"Nick Pittom, the developer responsible for remaking Spirited Away‘s Boiler Room scene in virtual reality (VR), has revealed new projects that he’s currently working on as well as potential future works. Speaking to VRFocus, Pittom confirmed that he had started work on a new VR scene and plans to start his own project soon as well as hopes of visiting some other movies."
"Greg Miller made many Seinfield fans happy earlier this week when he released his fan project, Jerry’s Place VR. The free to download software allowed users to tour the setting of the TV show while wearing an Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset. Speaking to VRFocus, Miller has revealed which other projects he might like to work on in the future as well as the possibility of developing full VR) videogames."
"White Paper Games is gearing up to release its very first title at the end of this month. Ether One, a first-person, narrative-driven adventure, is due to arrive on PC on 25th March 2014, compete with support for the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset. The title puts players in the shoes of a Restorer, an agent that enters the minds of the mentally handicapped and attempts to restore them. It’s set in the mind of a client named Jean, where players will solve puzzles and uncover secrets ..."