Mustafar, lightsabers and a wise-cracking droid.
A brand new trailer for Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Sequence – Episode I reveals new features of the sport’s story and gameplay: lightsaber wielding and all.
The trailer begins with the participant being interrogated by an imperial officer, who says “You’ve prompted us appreciable inconvenience. In a second, the lord of this monolith provides you with a job. A phrase of recommendation: don’t anger Vader.”
Now that Darth Vader has discovered the participant character, he’s “in attain of huge energy,” and the character should escape his fortress on Mustafar. The trailer exhibits a droid companion ZOE3 (voiced by SNL’s Maya Rudolph) touring with and serving to the participant.
A feminine character then says “It seems Vader has lastly discovered his candidate, and our future is in your palms.” After this, Darth Vader says “You’re the one I’ve been trying to find. Do as I command.”
The trailer then exhibits footage of the participant deflecting blaster beams with a lightsaber, sending a ship into hyper pace, and Vader and the participant taking down droids with their lightsabers.
An outline of the sport on the official web site reads: “Step right into a galaxy far, far-off and expertise the primary Star Wars story designed completely for digital actuality. Descend into Darth Vader’s mysterious fortress alongside new allies and encounter fearsome enemies, together with the Sith Lord himself. Be on the heart of a narrative during which you maintain the important thing to the galaxy’s salvation… or destruction.”
Developed by ILMxLAB, the primary episode of Vader Immortal will launch alongside the Oculus Quest headset, and may be performed on the Oculus Rift as nicely. Throughout a Star Wars Celebration Chicago panel, it was revealed that Steve Blum (who performs Zeb in Star Wars Rebels) voices an imperial officer, probably the one who speaks at the start of the trailer.
IGN’s Brian Altano had an opportunity to go hands-on with Vader Immortal at SWCC, saying “Darth Vader in VR is admittedly scary. He’s actually tall, he’s looming, he’s obtained this massive billowing cape and he’s obtained his mechanical components and he’s simply wheezing and gross.”
Vader Immortal was introduced as a three-part collection final 12 months, and there’s no particular launch date, but it surely’s set to launch on Oculus Quest this spring.
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