Renowned game designer returns with playful exploration set in a vibrant, living world evolved out of big data – to be released later in 2019.
Montpellier, France – April 10, 2019 – Eric Chahi (Another World, From Dust) today reveals his new playful exploration game for the “PlayStation VR”: Paper Beast.
Developed by his new independent studio Pixel Reef, Paper Beast sees players set foot in an unexplored, artificial world where delicate bonds are formed with emotionally stirring creatures. The game will be released on “PlayStation VR” in 2019.
Paper Beast allows intrepid player-explorers to discover a blossoming virtual world where the environments and quirky animals have independently evolved from lost code and forgotten data.
Following an unspoken narrative, players will interact with fascinating wildlife that adapts its behaviour to the player’s actions. Paper Beast is a poetic fusion of VR technology and immersive gameplay experiences, with a deep simulation system at its core.
“We are thrilled to reveal Paper Beast to you,” says Eric Chahi.
“With this new game, we wanted to create a complete ecosystem, born from the hidden confines of big data. The players will be our explorers, setting out on a creative journey through the spectacles of a virgin world.
With the fantastic team at my new studio Pixel Reef, we have found the creative freedom to really delve deep and use the latest technology to tell Paper Beast’s story. We can’t wait to share our game.”
More details can be found on Twitter, Facebook and the Pixel Reef website. Subscribe to the newsletter to receive the latest news about Paper Beast.
About Pixel Reef
Founded by renowned game designer Eric Chahi (Another World, Heart of Darkness, From Dust), Pixel Reef aims to create immersive indie games with a poetic touch.
The independent studio sees itself as an atoll, a happy place ripe for creative exploration. Bringing years of experience, Eric and his team are currently working on Paper Beast, a visually stunning game of exploration set to be released on “PlayStation VR” in 2019. More details can be found on the Pixel Reef website.
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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