Owlchemy Labs reveals hand-tracking VR sport at Gamescom


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    Owlchemy Labs revealed a brand new, unnamed venture at Gamescom right this moment — a VR-based multiplayer title that options controller-less hand monitoring. The corporate revealed the title in a brief teaser trailer that includes three gamers.

    In response to Owlchemy, the sport is constructed from the bottom up with hand-tracking in thoughts. It should function “quirky characters [and] wealthy interactivity,” says the corporate. It should reveal extra particulars in regards to the venture within the coming months.

    Devon Reimer, CEO of Owlchemy Labs, mentioned in an announcement, “Hand monitoring has offered an unprecedented degree of communication between gamers. Bundle this new know-how with gamers experiencing our quirky worlds with buddies and you’ve got all of the elements for a magical VR expertise. Since Cosmonious Excessive’s launch, our studio has practically tripled in measurement. Owlchemy values making an attempt new issues and our subsequent venture places us ready to push VR ahead to new heights.”

    Andrew Eiche, Owlchemy COO, added, “The primary time we noticed and used our personal fingers in VR we realized that is the way forward for the platform. Hand monitoring lowers the barrier of entry into VR, making video games extra accessible and intuitive to extra folks. Taking part in video games is rather more enjoyable once you’re utilizing your precise physique because the controller. Ever since we launched Job Simulator, VR gamers have been requesting a multiplayer sport from Owlchemy. Our subsequent venture lets buddies benefit from the basic Owlchemy expertise collectively, with hand monitoring opening the door to a complete new world of VR interactions.”

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