From Gothic Horror to Pixel Shooter, Leading Chinese Publisher to Immerse Players with Five Unique VR Launch Titles
Oasis Games Ltd, a leading independent Chinese publisher, announced today that it will release a strong and diverse lineup of five PlayStation®VR titles, more than any other third party publisher, during the PS VR launch window. Titles released within the 90-day launch window include Ace Banana, a cartoony arcade archery game where players wield a bow to protect their banana stash from marauding monkeys, story-driven horror adventure Weeping Doll, the 3D pixel shoot-em-up Pixel Gear, the eerie room escape puzzle game Dying: Reborn and the arcade space shooter, Mixip. Each game delivers a unique experience, providing PS VR early adopters with a varied lineup that promises fun for players of all ages and types.
“Oasis Games is creating a wide range of fun titles for PlayStation VR, as shown in our launch lineup that ranges from colorful arcade archery to spooky horror to 3D pixel shooter,” said Alen Wu, business director for Oasis Games. “We are proud to have so many titles slated for the launch window, more than any other publisher, and this is a testament to our commitment to providing entertaining experiences for the global PS VR audience.”
The following games are yet to be rated by the ESRB:
Complete with single player and multiplayer co-op gameplay, Ace Banana features full-filled bright environments with comical weapons, outrageous enemies and wacky soundtrack that families will go bananas for! Intuitive controls and challenging levels that are quickly learned but slowly mastered will make Ace Banana a favorite of PlayStation®VR early adopters. In the game, players assume the role of a Banana Archer, the world-famous protectors of bananas. In opposition are hordes of mischievous monkeys, set on stealing bananas from the player’s stash. As the enemies arrive in waves, players use the PlayStation®Move controllers to mimic drawing, aiming and shooting their bow with an arsenal of arrows ranging from plungers to fish and even pandas! Players will need to stay on their toes as when all their bananas are stolen, the game is over! Developed by TVR, Ace Banana is scheduled to ship with the PS VR hardware launch this October.
Weeping Doll is a story-driven horror adventure where dolls come alive, animated and fueled by the negative thoughts of their child owners. Solve difficult puzzles in eerie surroundings as an abused girl’s doll takes revenge on her parents—and things only get scarier from there! Explore environments in first-person view as the surprising truths of the storyline are slowly uncovered. Developed by TianShe Media, Weeping Doll is scheduled to launch this October.
Pixel Gear is a colorful 3D pixel shoot-em-up with a variety of humorous cartoon monsters and ghosts as enemies. Each level is filled with interactive objects that exhibit entertaining reactions when hit and upgradeable weapons that grant the ability to slow down or even stop time. Developed by Geronimo Interactive, Pixel Gear is schedule to ship this October.
Dying: Reborn is a dark, horror-themed puzzle game that creates a unique first-person room escape experience. Examine, collect and use items to solve a variety of creative puzzle types to escape each spooky room, feeling shivers down your spine at every turn! The game will also be made available the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system. Developed by Nekcom, the title will release this winter.
In the arcade space shooter Mixip, players control two ships simultaneously, wielding a Move controller in each hand. Combine the ships for new abilities, dodge heavy bullet fire and grab upgrades to increase weapon power and take down bosses! Developed by TVR.
“Each game offers something different, which was the criteria we used when we selected what we wanted to bring to the global PlayStation marketplace,” continued Wu. “We’re extremely excited about VR as consumers ourselves, and look forward to the reception of our games amongst the fans.”
All five PS VR titles will be published by Oasis Games in globally (except for China). More information on the company’s lineup of PS VR titles will be released in the coming weeks.