Owlchemy Labs will continue its work of creating games for all platforms, focused on interaction, but with greater support and focus.
Google has announced the incorporation of the company Owlchemy Labs, creators of the acclaimed Rick and Morty VR and Job Simulator, one of the best-selling virtual reality games. Together they will work to create engaging and immersive games and develop new models of interaction across different platforms. The goal is to continue bringing the best VR experiences, says Google. There are no concrete plans or projects announced, at the moment. The deal could be similar to that of Skillman & Hackett, developers of the Tilt Brush drawing app.
“We are excited to welcome Owlchemy Labs. They have created award-winning games, such as Job Simulator and Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality, that have intuitive and natural interactive experiences. They have helped improve the way audiences relate to VR, and all with a great sense of humor,” says Relja Markovic, director of engineering at Google VR.
Google is dedicated to creating high-quality virtual reality content, adapting many of its well-known applications such as Youtube, Street View and Google Earth, as well as supporting developers and creators with platforms such as Daydream and Jump
Owlchemy will continue to work on creating content for all platforms such as Vive, Rift and PSVR, as well as focusing on interactions with motion controllers and the quality of the user experience. “We will continue to build VR for everyone, but with greater support and focus on creating amazing things,” says the Owlchemy Labs team.