Today Italian developer Forge Reply announced Theseus, a virtual reality action adventure that brings a fresh look on the Greek legend of the Minotaur.
If you’re wondering what the game is all about, you can read an official description and bullet points below.
You wake up alone, stranded in a hostile, mysterious place. With Ariadne’s voice as your only guide, you explore alleys and chambers, venturing deep into the heart of the Labyrinth. In the distance, you can see a pillar of light. It shines in the darkness, beckoning you to go ever forward…
You have the chance to unveil the truth behind the Labyrinth, but soon you shall discover that you are not alone. The mighty Minotaur is the ruler of this world, and you are not a welcomed visitor.
- Theseus’ myth revisited in a fresh, innovative way.
- Story-driven action adventure with a dark tone.
- A cinematic approach to Virtual Reality.
- Face the Minotaur and fight his minions.
- Discover the truth behind your quest for survival.
Forge Reply CTO Filippo Rizzante accompanied the press release with a statement:
“Forge Reply is investing significant resources in the Virtual and Augmented Reality solutions for the business market. Theseus represents the logical next step and the first VR piece of content that the studio has developed for gamers and enthusiasts. Virtual Reality is the perfect platform for Theseus and the team is working hard to deliver an immersive and compelling experience.”
At the moment platforms have not been announced just yet, but the press release mentions that they will be relvealed “soon.” The game will be released this year.
In the meanwhile, you can check out a 360° trailer, the standard version, and a few screenshots below.