virtual reality

Haunted Motel is a VR Horror Game For Android (Google Cardboard)

October 17, 2016 5:53 pm Published by 1 Comment

Virtual reality horror games have quickly gained popularity among gamers after Google introduced their first VR headset prototype, the Google Cardboard, back in 2014. Now, for the past two years developers of vr horror games have been busy working on their projects and we can already enjoy some of the most insanely terrifying games like Silent Home, 11:57, House of Terror and Sisters, just to name a few. These games, coupled with my overall fascination in virtual reality technology, have inspired me to start developing my own vr horror game for Android phones. The game is called Haunted Motel. Haunted Motel – A work in... View Article

Blox VR: A Virtual Reality ‘escape the room’ type puzzle game for Google Cardboard

August 24, 2016 12:04 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Shortly after I created my first Virtual Reality “game” which wasn’t actually a game per se, but more like a fan art/virtual reality music video that took place in the room 302 of a famous horror game called Silent Hill 4, I started working on another project because you couldn’t really interact with any objects in the first game and I wanted to learn more about developing VR experiences anyway. In fact the only thing you were able to do was walk around and just look at Henry’s room from a different and new perspective. It was cool, but I knew I could... View Article

Silent Hill 4 (The Room) Apartment 302’s Living room in Virtual Reality

May 10, 2016 1:19 pm Published by 1 Comment

Silent Hill 4 – The Room is one of my favorite installments in the Silent Hill series and if you’re a true fan like me, you have probably dreamed of what it would be like if you had the chance to actually step inside the game– literally. Well, guess what? Thanks to Oo-FiL-oO from Deviantart who extracted and converted a 3D model of Henry’s living room, I managed to mash up a Virtual Reality experience! All you need is the dirt cheap Google Cardboard headset and a regular smartphone to step inside Apartment 302 for the first time. Apartment 302 in Google Cardboard... View Article

How to make a simple Virtual Reality room for Google Cardboard in Unity

May 5, 2016 1:39 pm Published by 1 Comment

Google Cardboard is an excellent way to experience Virtual Reality for the first time as it’s fairly cheap and is compatible with most modern smartphones so you don’t have to buy any additional hardware. Combine it with Unity, the most widely used free game engine, and you’ll have all the necessary tools to create your very own VR experience. In this tutorial I will walk you through a step-by-step process of building your first Virtual Reality room on top of a Google cardboard Unity demo. The room will have a floor, four walls and a ceiling and you will be able... View Article

Google Cardboard – A Gateway to the VR World

February 15, 2016 5:45 pm Published by 1 Comment

Remember when the first smartphones used to cost a fortune? It’s the same with Virtual Reality technology because like any other first generation technology, it’s still very young and out of reach for the average folk. Currently the consumer grade VR Headset costs around $600 + shipping and handling. Kind of crispy if you ask me. Experience Virtual Reality using your phone However there’s still a way to test the waters and experience the world of Virtual Reality first hand for less than what you’d normally pay for a happy meal. Google Cardboard is a Do It Yourself cardboard device that... View Article