HTC working on virtual reality game for the Vive

By: Vamien McKalin
2 minute read

HTC has done exceptional work with its VR device, the Vive, but the company is not stopping there. From what we have come to understand, HTC is working on its own virtual reality game for its Vive headset, something we view this as a great move.

According to the company, the game in question is called Front Defense and HTC plans to demo it at the upcoming Computex conference. Not much is known about the game other than the fact that it is a wartime shooter. We’re not sure if this is a first-person shooter or a third-person action game.

This is a big move for HTC seeing as the company is not known for creating video games. However, one can understand why it decided to go down this route. There won’t be many developers creating video games for the Vive, so HTC needs to push forward and help prove to content creators that the Vive is a worthy piece of tech.

Developers will mostly likely target the Oculus Rift and the PlayStation VR more, but that doesn’t mean these games won’t work on the Vive — just probably not as great as they could. Then again, HTC did partner with Valve to bring the Vive into existence, so it is possible the Steam creator will show support.

Front Defense is being developed by Fantahorn Studio and not HTC itself. Fantahorn Studio has close ties to HTC and we’re guessing if things go well, the company may decide to acquire the studio for future work.

We hope to see more of this game at E3 2016 in just a few weeks. It would be the perfect place to showcase both the Vive and Front Defense since Sony is going to make a big impression with VR. HTC could ride the coattails to help push its own titles into the spotlight.


For various PC problems, we recommend this tool.

This software will repair common computer errors, protect you from file loss, malware, hardware failure and optimize your PC for maximum performance. Fix PC issues now in 3 easy steps:

  1. Download this PC Repair Tool rated "Excellent" on
  2. Click “Start Scan” to find Windows issues that could be causing PC problems.
  3. Click “Repair All” to fix all issues with Patended Technologies (requires upgrade).


Next up

Best Windows 10 antivirus software to use in 2018

By: Radu Tyrsina
7 minute read

Update – 2018 will soon come to an end and we already have a guide on what is the best antivirus you should get in […]

Continue Reading

These features are out for good with Windows 10 version 1809' By: Sovan Mandal
2 minute read

Microsoft is all set to launch its next big update, Windows 10 version 1809 in October. While that should be a nice piece of news […]

Continue Reading

Windows 10 18H2 builds no longer receive new features

By: Matthew Adams
3 minute read

The Windows 10 October 2018 Update (otherwise 18H2) rollout might now be two to three weeks away. For the last few months, new build previews […]

Continue Reading