Into The Darkness, a new indie game for the virtual reality Cosmos Games, promises a captivating story of transhumanism, combined with the exciting gameplay in the genre of action-adventure, which uses a physics system similar to the Boneworks.
Announced this week, the game, developed by Vietnam Studio Cosmos Games and published by PlayWay and GameBoom VR, will be available for PC VR in the near future.
The game takes place in a dystopian sci-Fi setting where people are trying to move consciousness into machines to live forever. Here is a summary of the history from the Cosmos Games:
Humanity tries to achieve immortality by transferring consciousness to machines. However, transhumanism is a dangerous path, and poorly conducted experiment could end in tragedy. As agent Frank, you go to one of the research centers, which were interrupted contact, and previous agents never returned. Move through the environment, solve puzzles, engage in combat with the enemy… to know the dark secret experiments.
You may wish to look at the game’s visuals and gameplay in the video posted below.
As you can see from the trailer, Into The Darkness seeks to implement an integrated physical system, which works the same way as pioneers in this field, such as Boneworks. All objects have weight and physics, which are presented in accordance with the real world. Towards the end of the trailer there is even a look at the gloves in the style of Half-Life: Alyx, which allows the power to pull objects to yourself.
Into The Darkness will be released for PC VR in the second quarter of this year and will be available on Steam for the Oculus Rift, Valve Index (including support for tracking of fingers), HTC Vive headset and Windows Mixed Reality.