Developer Mike Bithell, creator of Thomas Was Alone and Volume, started EarthShape as a hobby project before Google even announced Daydream. He describes the game as a "little arcadey puzzler," but he doesn't delve into details about how it actually plays. Aside from featuring Perkins' venerable voice talents, the development team includes Fable composer Russell Shaw and Saints Row animator Tim Borrelli.
"I am very excited; that may be coming across," Bithell writes. "Over the next few weeks we'll be sharing more about the project. I think we've made something rather cool."
Apparently, Perkins agrees:
This isn't Bithell's first foray into VR. His stealth puzzle game, Volume, is getting an add-on that's made specifically for PlayStation VR, which comes out on October. The DLC is called Volume: Coda and it'll be free for anyone who owns the base Volume game on PlayStation 4.
Daydream headsets cost $80 and start shipping in November, while the VR-ready Pixel phones are available for pre-order today, starting at $650. Google has prepared a handful of experiences for Daydream's launch, including a Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them game.
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