Whats up, my title is James Hunt. I’m the Artistic Lead on the brand new title from us at Quick Journey Video games; a heartwarming, interactive story made for PlayStation VR known as The Curious Story of the Stolen Pets.
Our studio was based in 2016 by former creators of franchises resembling Battlefield, Mirror’s Edge, and Indignant Birds, and we now have since then launched Apex Assemble on PS VR. The Curious Story of the Stolen Pets is one thing fully completely different from our debut title, nevertheless…
Think about that you’ve a miniature world in entrance of you — an in depth world full of colourful life and immersive interactive parts. Think about partaking with these worlds just by utilizing your instinct, free from stress or fail states. A sport that may be accessed and loved by anybody, no matter age or gaming preferences. This was the mission we set as we developed this sport. It has been a real ardour mission, and I’m so excited for it to lastly launch right this moment for PS VR!
In The Curious Story of the Stolen Pets, you’ll assist your grandfather clear up the thriller of the stolen pets by travelling again to your childhood and the imaginary worlds you created collectively. Whereas fixing puzzles and discovering pets through the use of your arms to grip, spin, drop and push the weather of every world, you’ll embark on an emotional journey the place you come to understand issues about your self you forgot many years in the past. The narrative performs an enormous position on this sport, spanning 5 distinctive worlds and permitting you to revisit a joyful previous but in addition to resolve a household battle. Between worlds, you come to your childhood bed room the place you select which world to journey to subsequent.
This September, The Curious Story of the Stolen Pets was chosen as Greatest Immersive Sport at Raindance Movie Competition. It was a stunning however great sensation to win an award for my first title as Artistic Lead, particularly contemplating the opposite nice titles within the award class. One of many judges stated that he ”…fell in love with The Curious Story – from the artwork type to the music, it actually showcases the perfect of what VR has to supply.”
I’m additionally extraordinarily excited to have music from Wintergatan featured in The Curious Story. Wintergatan grew to become world-renowned after creating the Marble Machine, a musical instrument consisting of two,000 marbles. I’m an enormous fan of their music and it suits completely with the theme of the sport.
On PS VR, The Curious Story of the Stolen Pets could be performed utilizing one or two PS Transfer controllers, or a DualShock four controller. It has localized subtitles for Spanish (major & LATAM variations), French, German, Russian, Italian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese language, Korean & Brazilian Portuguese. And it launches right this moment at PlayStation Retailer!
I couldn’t be prouder of this sport or of the small, devoted group that created it, and I merely can’t wait to see the reactions as PS VR gamers around the globe begin exploring the miniature worlds we created!