Medusa and Her Lover (2019) is a novel VR title that’s been floating round Japan since April, and the sport, which delivers each a solo and sofa co-op mode, is now out there within the West.
Growing studio ship of EYLN has turned Greek mythology on its head a bit with their newly shipped title. As a substitute of a hapless sufferer looking at Medusa and turning to stone as per the parable, it’s Medusa’s very gaze that actively petrifies enemies, a weapon that may depleted over time and should be recharged by closing her eyes to relaxation.
Touring together with her is Gaios, a younger man who’s decided to remedy to Medusa’s curse. However similar to everybody else within the recreation, Medusa can’t solid her stare upon Gaios for worry of turning him to stone too.
Creator Nishida Ryota says in a PS weblog submit that Medusa and Her Lover can both be performed with two folks in native co-op or as a single participant in VR, the place both sides of the controller takes management of a unique character. Nishida maintains that on account of its distinctive controller setup that it may result in “hours of enjoyable as you face the varied levels of monsters.”
Native co-op mode places one participant in VR within the function of Medusa; the opposite participant takes the function of Gaios, performed by way of the TV display screen with DualShock4 controllers. Since Medusa can’t have a look at Gaios, verbal communication is a should between gamers.
Single-player mode is admittedly a extra complicated expertise, Nishida says, declaring that customers have to manage each characters with a single DS four gamepad.
Medusa and Her Lover is now out there on the PS Retailer for $20. Try the trailer beneath: