STATES CHRONICLE – Owlchemy Studios, the VR game developer, have recently made a great announcement regarding their future. The studio, which has recently released a VR rendition of Rick and Morty, was acquired by the tech giant Google. None of the companies revealed what is going to happen to Owlchemy Studios, but it looks like VR games have a bright future ahead.
Job Simulator, the most popular title produced by Owlchemy Studios
Everybody should know Owlchemy Studios for creating Job Simulator. The game was a recreation of typical work life, but with robots as protagonists. It gathered immense popularity and acclaim, as it proved how VR is the perfect medium for an amusing and entertaining gameplay, in spite of the unusual mechanics.
The first time when the studio explored VR was in an adaptation of the skydiving simulator initially developed by Dejobaan Games. AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! for the Awesome, released in 2013, was Owlchemy Studios’ VR take on the title, produced specially for Oculus Rift.
The studio was leader of the VR game industry
Besides these popular titles, Owlchemy Studios hit the market of iOS games with Super Ramen Bros and Smuggle Truck. Also, they received funding via Kickstarter for Dyscourse, a survival game involving a desert island. Most of their titles enjoyed immense popularity and a huge number of fans.
They have been involved in the developing and testing of Vive, a VR headset produced by Valve, in collaboration with HTC. While the project was still secret, Owlchemy Studios came up with the idea which later turned into the hit game Job Simulator.
As mentioned before, both Google and the VR game studio are secretive about the future projects they would be developing together. Fans and tech enthusiasts hope Owlchemy Studios will preserve their style and continue to produce entertaining games.
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