Wizard Of Oz themed VR runner "Run Dorothy Run" launches on PSVR Feb 20th
Virtro Entertainment – the female-led VR indie game studio out of Vancouver, Canada, today announced that Run Dorothy Run – an immersive endless-runner and rhythm VR game, with a cheeky take on the classic novel, "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz." will be available on February 20th. The game is being released first on Sony PlayStation VR with other platforms to follow shortly after.
Players unravel the curious alliance Dorothy makes with the Wizard of Oz to settle a score with the maybe-not-so-Wicked Witch. Eighteen chapters, three modes of difficulty, and unlockable treasures and trophies make sure that this yellow brick road is a packed journey.
- Run, jive, and bob your your way through Oz to an electro-swing soundtrack, while the story unfolds.
- Explore fantastical lands on your journey through 16 levels—on your way, enjoy the Emerald City, the Scorched Plains, the Wicked Witch's castle, and more.
- Unravel the curious alliance Dorothy makes with the Wizard of Oz to settle a score with the maybe not-so-Wicked Witch.
- Clash with enemies, collect magic crystals, and activate power-ups, all to an irresistible dance beat.
- Immerse yourself in a story that’s as compelling as the effects—a perfect blend of whimsical fantasy and comedy, designed specifically for VR.
- Get rocking—work out both your body and mind in an energetic, action-packed adventure.
- But don’t take yourself too seriously—navigate the crazy plot twists with your tongue firmly in your cheek.
- Easy to play, challenging to master—three modes of difficulty ensure that from Grandma to Game Guru, you’ll enjoy a VR challenge that keeps you moving and tests you to the max.
An independent VR gaming studio based in Vancouver, Canada, Virtro was founded by female Aussie duo, Jordan and Lee Brighton. Virtro's team of 10, designs VR game titles that everyone can enjoy and that blend excellent game mechanics, storytelling, effects, art, music, and VR technology. Virtro has a culture of inclusion and diversity – in both the team (50% of dev team are female) and in the titles the team designs.