Jeff Minter has been delivering unusual, distinctive video games for the reason that early 80s, and that development goes to proceed on August 12 with the discharge of Moose Life. The recreation, which now has a Steam page with a launch date (as picked up on by Eurogamer), is an arcade shooter with VR assist.
The recreation continues on with the fashion of gameplay Minter pioneered with 1994’s Tempest 2000, that means that it is one other tube-style shooter made to really feel like older Vectrex arcade video games.
“Moose Life is the latest step on our journey into euphoric trance,” the Steam web page reads. “Created in the style of an 80s arcade game, but in fully immersive 3D/VR. You’ll feel like you are inside the mind of Eugene Jarvis himself.”
Eugene Jarvis is a developer who labored on numerous arcade video games, together with Defender and Robotron 2084. He was not too long ago concerned with Nex Machina.
You can take a look at a video of Moose Life from Minter himself, under. The video, posted in January, reveals the primary 21 ranges performed in VR.
A PS4 launch for Moose Life can also be deliberate, though it isn’t clear if that model will launch in August too.
Minter’s most acclaimed recreation in current reminiscence was Polybius, a equally trippy shooter expertise.