Downward Spiral: Prologue is a 70's Sci Fi inspired VR game with a soundtrack from HIM frontman Ville Valo.
Featuring a soundtrack by lead singer and composer Ville Valo, of gothic rock band HIM, 3rd Eye Studios Downward Spiral: Prologue launches on Oculus Rift and HTC Vive is now available on the Oculus store for Oculus Rift and Steam for HTC Vive.
Inspired by cult 1970’s science-fiction and devoid from the motion sickness that has plagued other zero-G virtual reality games, Downward Spiral: Prologue is the prologue to the ambitious saga Downward Spiral.
“Structured as a modern TV series, Downward Spiral: Prologue is the beginning of a space thriller, whose mystery will unravel over time as we release future episodes”, said Kari Koivistoinen, CEO of 3rd Eye Studios. “Built from the ground-up by our team of award-winning industry veterans, Downward Spiral: Prologue offers a space Zero-G experience like no other by allowing players to move freely in a VR environment without motion sickness.”
A prologue for the Downward Spiral anthology series, Downward Spiral: Prologue begins as the players find themselves in a capsule that has docked with a space station. On first exploration, the station appears empty and the players must use control panels to progress and begin unravelling a mystery that will span the Downward Spiral anthology. In Downward Spiral: Prologue’s Journey mode, play through the story solo or in Co-op mode with a friend or stranger. Deathmatch, meanwhile, allows up to eight players to experience exhilarating zero gravity gunplay in environments familiar to the story.
About 3rd Eye Studios
Located in Helsinki, Finland, 3rd Eye Studios was founded in June 2016 by a group of game industry veterans, who previously worked in senior positions at Remedy Entertainment, Unity Technologies, Bugbear Entertainment, RedLynx and Moon Studios. The team develops innovative VR games and groundbreaking VR technology built specifically for developers. The company launched its first VR game Downward Spiral – The Prologue at the end of March 2017, with further episodes following later this year. The VR technology will be launched in 2018.