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VIRGO’s dreamy VR experience is coming soon to HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and PC via Steam
MIAMI, FL – 21st SEPTEMBER, 2017 – Music label and videogames publisher, The Revera Corporation, and developer-musician VIRGO, announced today that their debut VR title, Water Planet, is preparing for launch on PC, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift via Steam.
Straight out of a daydream, Water Planet is an immersive first-person VR exploration title, which started life as a visual accompaniment to VIRGO’s unparalleled live music performances. The game has been developed from the-ground-up with unmistakable visuals, inspired every step of the way by VIRGO’s Ocean Tech music style; blending house, trance and future beats genres.
Water Planet is set on a beautiful and mysterious distant blue world, not too dissimilar to a future Earth. Gamers will take on the role of an interstellar traveller gathering resources to fuel an interplanetary expedition. Amid endless oceans and mountains that cut through dense fog, players will stumble upon hidden temples and monuments just waiting to be discovered. Players must uncover the planet’s many mysteries as the on-board A.I., Gemini, guides them through vast underwater worlds and sunken ruins, echoing the atmospheric synths, soothing basslines and hypnotic vocals of VIRGO’s acclaimed Water Planet E.P.
Key features include:
- SOUNDTRACK AND ORIGINAL SCORE BY VIRGO – Includes songs from Water Planet EP, accompanied by an atmospheric and evolving score that builds throughout each level, all written and performed by VIRGO.
- EMOTIVE NARRATIVE – While gathering resources on a distant planet, help your new cybernetic jellyfish friend name Aqua.
- EXPANSIVE LEVELS – Explore open waters, trek over liquid mountains and wander through alien structures across a blue-hued and abandoned world.
- INTERACTIVE MUSIC – Be a part of the music throughout the game and have a chance to interact with it in an unexpected way.
- OBJECTIVE MARKERS – In addition to narrative guidance from Gemini, your onboard A.I., luminous light spheres guide you.
The Publisher-Developer duo have confirmed that Water Planet will be available for fans to download in early October.
Follow VIRGO on Twitter and to tune into her regular Twitch stream for all the latest on Water Planet in the lead up to launch. Players can also join in the conversation on the game’s official Steam community hub.
About The Revera Corporation
The Revera Corporation is a music label and publishing house, founded in 2012 as a creative lab. Specialising in the intersection of music, art and technology, Revera boast a unique roster of interesting artists, including Miami star and self-professed elven alien traveler, VIRGO, whose talents transcend far beyond the realms of music alone. As well as a number of planned E.P. and album launches in the pipeline / Having launched VIRGO’s Water Planet E.P. to critical acclaim in 2016, Revera plan to launch VIRGO’s debut VR game, Water Planet, in summer 2017. For more information the The Revera Corporation, please visit: www.reveracorp.com .
VIRGO is the electronic music project of Elizabeth Ann Clark, an audio/visual artist and game developer based in Miami, FL. With a deep affinity for the cosmos, subterranean worlds and the dimensions of human emotion—VIRGO blends space-age synthesis and crystalline vocals to form her introspective dance tracks. VIRGO’s sound combines elements from house, trance and future beats to create Ocean Tech*. Ocean Tech includes 909 and 808 kicks, atmospheric synths and drones, arpeggiated basslines, and dreamy vocals. Inspirations include: elves, the ocean and outer space. Her latest project and debut VR game, Water Planet, is set to launch in summer 2017. For more information on VIRGO please visit: www.reveracorp.com .
*Ocean Tech – otherworldly synths under dreamy vocals, with sci-fi elements and futuristic themes.
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