AltspaceVR launched its product
AltspaceVR helped people come together virtually and enjoy their own space.
Originally developed in 2016 for Samsung Gear VR, AFFECTED: The Manor has been continually reworked and re-released on the latest headsets.
Showing the power of VR for the horror genre, it is not just a collection of routine jump scares, but a series of unfolding events and environments that have been specifically designed to utilise the strengths of the technology.
Enjoyment of frightening content is an interesting research point. What makes a piece for horror fun to experience? ‘So scary, yet so fun: The role of self-efficacy in enjoyment of virtual reality horror game’ by Jih-Hsuan Tammy Lin et al. is a look at how self-efficacy (self-belief) plays an important part in a users ability to enjoy horror games.