VR is all the rage right now, major companies are jumping into it. Introducing their VR devices that are on the edge of release. On the other hand video game developers are prepping their games for launch, we expecting many great experiences to release later this year.
However, one great experience is just a few days away thanks to Infamous developer Insomniac games. The studio was also behind a child friendly game called Sunset Overdrive, however, their new VR project is in no child friendly. Infact, children should stay away Edge of Nowhere.
Edge of Nowhere is a VR game that looks like a mix of Lost Planet and Dead Rising. The story revolves around Victor Howard, the lead character, who is search of his lost fiancee. Ava Thorne, Victor’s fiancee, was part of a lost expedition in Antarctica.
His rescue mission takes an unexpected turn when find himself in a dark monstrous world where reality warps and twists around him. Victor Howard will encounter disturbing creatures and has to climb sheer cliff walls as he descends further into madness.
Insomniac Games has release a heart-pumping launch trailer for the game (posted above). Here are some key features of the game.
- Scale vast walls of ice and explore the treacherous mountains of Antarctica
- Use weapons and your wits to survive the uncanny horrors that haunt dark caverns.
- Cling to your sanity in a surreal world where nothing is as it seems.
- Developed specifically for VR, experience a huge sense of scale, from vertigo inducing cliffs to towering giants
The game looks to be inspired by Author Lovecraft’s “At the Mountains of Madness.” The game will release exclusively for Oculus Rift via the Oculus Store on June 6. Insomniac has a close relationship with PlayStation and Sony so we may see the game hit PlayStation VR once the device is out in the market.