Panther VR (official web site) is a brand-new stealth motion recreation from Wolfdog Interactive, the identical builders behind each VR Dungeon Knight and Skyworld. The sport’s Kickstarter is now reside looking for to crowdfund $16,598 by November 2nd.
With Espire 1: VR Operative’s launch proper across the nook subsequent week, Phantom: Covert Ops following not far behind that, and indie initiatives like Unknightly displaying actual promise, it looks as if we may very well be getting into an period of stealth motion changing into the brand new hotness in VR.
In Panther VR gamers will tackle the function of a Panther Agent inside a world secret group of grasp thieves often called the Guild. It’s your mission to take again energy from evil main Companies, steal top-secret prototypes, plan out heists, and infiltrate closely guarded amenities. From the outline on the Kickstarter web page it sounds a bit like a modernized Robin Hood meets cloak-and-dagger antics a la Murderer’s Creed I’m completely right here for it.
The builders describe Panther VR as a “stealth motion sandbox” that allows you to “play the way you need” with cautious planning, or full motion, and many weapons and loot. There might be a devoted marketing campaign mode, a “contracts” mode centered on shorter, replayable content material, a “missions” mode that’s randomly generated with “limitless” content material, and challenges together with leaderboards. Sport stream appears to contain planning out missions, choosing gear, after which making an attempt to enact your plan — kind of just like the heist scenes you see in motion pictures.
This might be a VR-only recreation and particularly lists assist for SteamVR, Valve Index, Oculus, and HTC Vive — though it’s unclear if meaning simply Rift or Rift and Quest. Wolfdog particularly cites Steel Gear Strong, Hitman, Dishonored, Payday, Thief, and Simply Trigger as their inspiration.
If you happen to again early you’ll be able to nab a duplicate for as little as $14, however the base pledge value to get a duplicate is $20. Different, highter tiers embrace beta entry, alpha entry, getting your identify within the recreation, and even the power to call places. For the best tier ($2,500) you’ll be able to have direct contact to the devs everytime you need, all future video games from Wolfdog, your personal statue within the recreation, and even immediate entry to the sport instantly pending signing an NDA. Stretch objectives embrace a devoted music composer, ability timber, extra weapons, hideout customization, a brand new story mode, and extra.
We don’t write about each single VR Kickstarter on the market, however there have been a whole lot of actually promising ones as of late from the cyberpunk journey LOW-FI as much as the formidable VR MMO, Zenith. Panther VR is recent and simply launched so that they haven’t raised a lot in any respect but, however the modest $16,598 may be very achievable and so they have confirmed expertise transport VR video games. VR Dungeon Knight is likely one of the greatest motion RPGs in VR and is taken into account by many to be the gold commonplace for co-op RPGs.
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