A Chair in A Room: Greenwater [Review: 8/10] is arguably one of many definitive VR horror games out there right now, even contemplating the discharge of games like Resident Evil 7 [Review: 9/10]. It was a darkly disturbing psychological piece that aimed for rather more refined scares than your common monster closet. For these courageous sufficient to deal with it, we’ve excellent news; the developer has extra coming.
Wolf & Wood, the UK-based studio behind the sport right now launched the primary installment of The Harbinger Trial, an episodic psychological thriller collection for the Gear VR. The collection casts gamers as Dr. Albert Milgram, a revered psychologist that relives the reminiscences of his sufferers as a part of an experimental trial. Each episode tells the story of one among these sufferers, seen by means of Milgram’s eyes.
You can check out the primary gameplay for the title under.
Every affected person has essential proof to offer in a felony investigation, however is so psychologically disturbed that they gained’t converse out. By investigating their minds, you’ll be able to extract that info with out them having to testify.
Gear VR isn’t the place many would have anticipated Wolf & Wood to work subsequent after releasing a full room scale recreation on the HTC Vive. Speaking to UploadVR, studio director Ryan Bousfield defined that the transfer, “is really because I’ve got a ton of ideas for short horror stories and [Gear VR] seemed like a good place to put something out that we could build upon incrementally. I already have the full story arch written for Dr. Milgram (the central character in the hospital) but the patients stories and the scenarios they introduce to Milgram are still being written so I can keep the ideas fresh and surprising for each new episode.”
The first episode — or Case, as they’re referred to as — is titled The Missing Woodland Girl, and it’s out there without spending a dime. More episodes shall be obtainable to buy later this yr.