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Rogue Initiative Launches First Original Cinematic VR Game Experience
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., May 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Rogue Initiative, the leading full spectrum entertainment studio and content developer, will unveil its first-ever original Interactive VR Experience - 'Crowe: The Drowned Armory,' which combines traditional storytelling with innovative gameplay in a unique virtual world. The release will be exclusive on the digital distribution platform HTC Vive, Tuesday, May 30, 2017 for a two-week window, followed by Oculus on June 13, and PlayStation VR (TBA). The series, which blends fantasy and sci-fi, will include cinematic, story, passive modes and arcade-style survival modes in its full release.
"This is not a game, 'Crowe' is a cinematic interactive experience that combines puzzle solving, character interaction and combat with an epic ending built in a virtual reality world," said Pete Blumel, Co-Founder, CEO and Creative Director, The Rogue Initiative.
The interactive experience follows a starry-eyed tribal boy who becomes the key to saving his village from alien conquistadors when he inadvertently discovers long forgotten technology hidden and abandoned by his ancestors a 1000 years ago and will learn of his true significance along the way.
"At Rogue Initiative, we focus on world building, along with character driven storytelling. I think with 'Crowe,' we built out a beautiful world experience for our consumer which makes it perfect for our premiere release," said Cathy Twigg, Co-Founder, Chief Content & Production Officer, The Rogue Initiative.
During the first experience, 'The Drowned Armory,' players will interact with an A.I. Techno-Fairy named AMI (ay-mee), to fight off alien drones with a shield and plasma energy bow, and use head tracking and parallax to solve puzzles in order to activate an ancient robot mech to defeat the giant dragon that dwells at the bottom of a flooded, derelict temple? The Drowned Armory.
The Rogue Initiative is a 360 full-spectrum production studio generating content powered cinematic Intellectual Properties. At the forefront of Film, Games, Television, and VR convergence, our talent driven team of experts are forging and elevating traditional storytelling with interactive entertainment. In collaboration with key filmmakers, studios, and technology companies, we are transforming dreams into reality. In 2016, the company announced a partnership with Michael Bay to develop original entertainment properties for virtual reality and immersive entertainment.
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