EGX, the UK's largest games event, and nDreams, the UK's biggest specialist VR developer-publisher, are excited to announce that nDreams' immersive virtual reality game The Assembly will be playable publically for the first time at EGX this 24th-27th September.
The Assembly is an incredibly immersive story-driven, character-focussed first-person adventure game built from the ground-up for all the major VR headsets, including Oculus Rift (Windows PC), Project Morpheus (Playstation 4) and HTC Vive (SteamVR). At EGX the team will be demoing the game on the Oculus Rift. At its core, this unique VR experience offers players moral dilemma, discovery, exploration and mystery. All from the dual perspectives of the game's two main characters.
"Over the summer, we've been busy enhancing every part of The Assembly, from its story and setting to its gameplay and graphics," said Patrick O'Luanaigh, CEO of nDreams. "Until now, we've only exhibited the game to the press, so we're thrilled to be giving The Assembly its first major public outing at EGX in Birmingham. We're really looking forward to seeing what the gaming community make of our adventure in VR!".
David Lilley, Managing Director of Gamer Events, added:
"nDreams are at the forefront of virtual reality storytelling. We can't wait for the public to get their hands on The Assembly for the first time and experience what is possible with this incredible new technology".
Check out nDream's E3 2015 trailer for a taste of what to expect from their superb EGX demo:
You can also follow the game on Twitter via the hashtag #TheAssemblyVR.
The Assembly will be one of a number of revolutionary VR experiences at this year's EGX. For all the information about EGX, including the latest publisher and game announcements, plus to buy a ticket to this year's show, please visit: www.egx.net/egx.
EGX is the UK's largest video games consumer, trade and careers event. Produced by Gamer Network, EGX (and its indie games-focussed EGX Rezzed sibling) features playable pre-release games on both PC and console, developer sessions by well known games designers and the opportunity to chat with developers on the show floor. Additional features include eSports, cosplay, tabletop games and more. For those interested in joining the video games industry, the GamesIndustry Fair provides a major platform for educators, employers and recruiters to demonstrate the value of and path to a high rewarding career. For mor information, visit www.egx.net.