Press release:
BOSTON — June 12, 2021.
The US-based indie games developer ROTU Entertainment & Media today announced with great delight and pride that they have just released some new information and a brand-new trailer for their upcoming VR adventure game “Rhythm of the Universe: IONIA”.

As revealed today during the UploadVR Summer Showcase, IONIA, the first title in the Rhythm of the Universe adventure series about preserving the environment with the power of music theory from ROTU Entertainment, has received a new trailer ahead of its Q3 2021 launch for Oculus Quest, PlayStation VR, and PC VR headsets.

An Epic Mega Grant will allow IONIA and following games in the series to optimize use of Unreal Engine.

Five percent of proceeds from sales of IONIA will benefit environmental non-profit Wildlife Warriors. Established in 2002 by Steve and Terri Irwin, Wildlife Warriors continues Steve “The Crocodile Hunter” Irwin’s legacy of protecting injured, threatened or endangered wildlife. Today’s new trailer features the Irwin family in support of ROTU Entertainment’s goal of raising awareness of environmental issues.

Explore a beautiful forest populated with instrument-inspired flora and fauna in IONIA, the first of seven games making up Rhythm of the Universe. Tap plants and pet animals with VR controllers or hand tracking to create pulsing drum beats, gentle bell tones, and other melodic sounds and set the air humming with good vibrations. Climb trees or sweep aside curtains of vines in search of a way to save the Harpa, a mystic creature in grave danger.

Solve puzzles using music-based magic and reveal secret areas. Zipline across trenches in search of supplies. Delve deep into ancient ruins to unlock the power of tonal tablets and uncover the path forward. Follow a hopeful narrative through a lively ecosystem thrumming with the Rhythm of the Universe and heal the forest with the power of song.

“Entertainment without a motivation to elevate is, in my opinion, close to pointless. It is a privilege to be able to reach an audience and share your vision. To squander it on something that does not empower, educate, bolster or provoke a greater meaning feels irresponsible,” says Neville Page of Avatar, Prometheus, Star Trek: Discovery, and Picard fame.

“Rhythm of the Universe embodies so much of what I believe in as a designer and a contributor on this planet. It IS entertaining. It IS captivating. It IS fun. But it is also smart, educational, and thought-provoking. Dare I say, it has the potential to open one’s mind to possibilities, both fantastic and relevant to the world we are in. A beautiful allegory packaged in stunning visuals and compelling gameplay.”

Rhythm of the Universe: IONIA will come to Oculus Quest natively as well as through Oculus Link, PSVR, Valve Index, Oculus Rift S, HTC Vive, Vive Pro, and HP Reverb G2 with English, Spanish, French, and German language support. IONIA is rated E for Everyone and equivalent in regions around the world.

For more information about Rhythm of the Universe: IONIA, please visit the official website, follow the game on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, and join the Discord community.

About ROTU Entertainment
Based in Boston, Massachusetts, ROTU Entertainment is an immersive entertainment studio striving to define the future of storytelling. A fully-remote, ever-evolving network of artists, entrepreneurs, and industry leaders provides ROTU Entertainment with unparalleled access to talent, creativity, and innovation.

The team comprises developers with experience working at Valve and Capcom, as well as on renowned games such as Hot Dogs, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, and République. ROTU Entertainment currently works on IP development as well as pre visualization and virtual production using Epic Games’ Unreal Engine.

Learn more about ROTU Entertainment and its upcoming title Rhythm of the Universe: IONIA by visiting the company website or reading an interview on UnrealEngine.com.

About Wildlife Warriors Worldwide – USA
Wildlife Warriors Worldwide – USA was established in 2002 by Steve and Terri Irwin as a way to include and involve other caring people in the protection of injured, threatened or endangered wildlife – from the individual animal to an entire species.

The Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital is one of the many global conservation projects supported by Wildlife Warriors. Visit https://www.wildlifewarriors.org for more information.

tgg author avatar jonas ek
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
Twitter: @TheGamingGround

More by Jonas Ek:

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Nutaku booty calls 728px 90px banner
Nutaku celebrate hentai
´
0 Comments ON " The VR adventure game “Rhythm of the Universe: ION... "

TGG categories

Advertising spot

Help us stay alive

Patreon logo

Paypal

Patreon logo

Join our server on Discord

Discord

Advertising spot

nutaku booty calls 160 x 600 px banner

Advertisement

 

 

 

nutaku booty calls 160 x 600 px banner

Recent posts

The upcoming Chinese mythology-based ARPG “Xuan Yuan Sword 7” has just released its "Puzzles and Mini Games" trailer

The upcoming Chinese mythology-based ARPG “Xuan Yuan Sword 7” has just released its "Puzzles and Mini Games" trailer

Press release: Hong Kong - July 22nd, 2021. Developer and publisher eastasiasoft just released a new[...]
The flora-builder VR game “Winds and Leaves” is coming to PSVR by tomorrow (July 27th)

The flora-builder VR game “Winds and Leaves” is coming to PSVR by tomorrow (July 27th)

Press release: Montreal, Canada – July 26th, 2021. The video game development studio TREBUCHET is de[...]
The full version of the arcade platformer "ZOMBEEZ: A Killer Queen Remix" is coming to Steam on September 1st, 2021

The full version of the arcade platformer "ZOMBEEZ: A Killer Queen Remix" is coming to Steam on September 1st, 2021

Press release: Brooklyn, NY — July 21, 2021. The US-based indie games developer BumbleBear Games tod[...]
The point-and-click fantasy adventure game “Plot of the Druid” is now fully funded on Kickstarter

The point-and-click fantasy adventure game “Plot of the Druid” is now fully funded on Kickstarter

Press release: The Israel-based video game publisher and indie games developer Adventure4Life Studio[...]
The breathtaking fantasy typing adventure RPG “Nanotale” is now available for MAC and Linux

The breathtaking fantasy typing adventure RPG “Nanotale” is now available for MAC and Linux

Press release: Mons, Belgium – July 26th 2021. The Belgium-based indie games developer Fishing Cactu[...]
The open-world survival sim/strategy game “Natural Instincts” is now available via Steam Early Access

The open-world survival sim/strategy game “Natural Instincts” is now available via Steam Early Access

Press release: July 22nd, Warsaw, Poland. The Poland-based indie games publisher Games Operators and[...]

Our sponsors

Kinguin
Booty calls via Nutaku
TGG v2.4 © 2014 - 2019 *The Gaming Ground* all rights reserved
twitch icon youtube icon google plus icon twitter icon facebook icon rss icon
alexa
Privacy policy
TGG ethics policies