Sunday, September 27, 2020

‘FREEDIVER: Triton Down’ VR Game Releases This Week

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If you’re into virtual reality, the new video game “FREEDIVER: Triton Down” will be released this week.

Conceived and developed by Archiact, the Teen-rated game plunges you into a capsizing research ship, the Triton, where survival means outmaneuvering the water’s lethal surge. The player takes on the role of world-class diver Ren Tanaka, navigating her through a sinking ship, overcoming underwater chaos, and unlocking her path to the surface, all while protecting her most precious resource: the breath in her lungs.

A close call on her last dive has kept her landlocked for months, but when Ren’s mentor Dr. Lindstrom, an eccentric and brilliant scientist, claims to have made a stunning discovery in an underwater cavern, Ren decides to return to the deep.

According to Archiact, the game’s highlights include:

    • “Underwater Adventure: Survive a harrowing nautical disaster as a world-class freediver.
    • “Fight for Breath: Oxygen is your only resource, the rising seawater your greatest adversary.
    • “Gestural Locomotion: Navigate virtual spaces with intuitive dive and swim movement.
    • “Interactive Puzzles: Stay calm, think fast, and use your environment to escape.
    • “Binaural Soundscapes: Handcrafted music and SFX from an award-winning audio team.
    • “Realism in Unreal: Dive into vivid underwater environments, brought to life in [Unreal Engine 4].”

FREEDIVER: Triton Down” will be released May 30th on Steam and Oculus Rift for US$8.99 (~8.05 Euros). Check out the trailer below or go to the Archiact web site for more info.

SourceArchiact
John Liang
John Lianghttps://www.deeperblue.com/
John Liang is the News Editor at DeeperBlue.com. He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.

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