Vive Studios, is HTC’s new VR Game and app studio developing division with its first title, Arcade Saga, released recently onto the Steam Store as well as HTC’s own store, Viveport. HTC is heavily invested in the virtual reality market with their Vive VR headset in internet cafes and entertainment centers and now helping get more VR content out to consumers. Vive Studios is also not just focusing on the games aspect of VR, but also other areas such as education, sports, cinematic, design, real estate, and social applications.
HTC has enjoyed success in the VR market, on the 23rd of November this year they announced that the HTC Vive had exceeded 140,000 units and were all sold at a profit.
Below is a look at their game, Arcade Saga
As a newly born A.I. entity, battle through 3 different futuristic sports—Fracture, Smash and Bowshot—to escape slavery at the hands of the Overlords. Defeat enemy minions to survive levels and upgrade your arsenal to face off against Overlords in epic boss battles.
Take the role of a newly sentient being and battle for survival against A.I. Overlords determined to destroy you and your free-thinking. Through 3 different futuristic sports—Fracture, Smash and Bowshot—you’ll harness your reactions and strategic thinking to shoot and dodge viruses, break firewall bricks and spin data-balls past the Overlords and their minions. You will need to use your reflexes, wits and changing strategies to survive.
Futuristic and action packed, this compilation game uses 360 gaming, motion controls and positional audio with a nod to Arcade games of the past. Leaderboards for all allow you to gauge your progress against friends and family.
- OS: Windows 7 SP1 or newer
- Processor: CPU: Intel Core i5 4590 or AMD FX 8350 or greater
- Memory: 4 GB RAM
- Graphics: GeForce GTX 970 or AMD Radeon R9 290 or better
- Network: Broadband Internet connection
- Storage: 1500 MB available space