Isacc Asimov’s Foundation series is heading to VR on October 26th via Archiact’s latest VR narrative adventure title, Journey to Foundation. Players will inhabit Agent Ward, a spy sent to infiltrate a group of deserters, while visiting breathtaking locations, meeting new characters, and making tough decisions which will alter the story. You can check out the latest trailer above and read below for more details:
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Sept. 29, 2023 — Today veteran VR developer Archiact has announced that their newest VR title, Journey to Foundation, is coming to PlayStation VR2, Meta Quest 2, and Pico 4 on Oct. 26, 2023. Archiact, known for their work on DOOM 3: VR Edition, MARVEL Dimension of Heroes, and their original IPs FREEDIVER: Triton Down and Evasion, have built Journey to Foundation from the ground up exclusively for VR. Based on the best-selling Foundation book series by Isaac Asimov, players can look forward to plunging into this epic universe.
Originally released in 1951, Isaac Asimov’s Foundation has been published in 32 countries in every major language, selling more than 20 million copies worldwide. The Foundation Trilogy is internationally revered, and in 1966, the series received the Hugo Award for “Best All-time Novel Series.”
In Journey to Foundation, players step into the shoes of Agent Ward, a spy sent to the edge of the Galactic Empire to infiltrate a group of deserters. They’ll visit breathtaking locations, make gut-wrenching choices that change the story, and form deep connections with unforgettable characters. Will you join the Foundation, or will you stay true to your mission and loyal to those that sent you on your journey?
*Experience Foundation – Immerse yourself in Asimov’s groundbreaking universe in this interactive VR experience.
*Participatory storytelling – In this narrative-driven sci-fi adventure, your choices carry consequences that will affect your journey.
*Mentalics – Use mental science to uncover and influence the emotions of others – your very life might depend on it.
*Equipment to rule the stars – You’ll be armed with the best weapons and tools the Empire has to offer. How you use them is up to you.
*Dynamic conversations – Interact and connect with characters on an entirely new level thanks to an innovative conversation system.
*Expansive gameplay – Disguise, hack, and blast your way through the galaxy. It’s up to you to decide how to approach each situation, with tools at your disposal to forge your own path.
Who will you trust in your Journey to Foundation?
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