(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Independent game developer Nine Dots Studio is excited to release a stunning video featuring their game, GoD Factory: Wingmen on the Oculus Rift: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ninedots/god-factory-wingmen/posts/501597. The 4vs4 space combat MOBA allows players build their ships part by part and fight massive online battles. The game is currently on Kickstarter and Steam Greenlight seeking support from the community to release on PC and Mac platforms.
The Oculus Rift is a next-generation virtual reality headset designed for immersive gaming. The futuristic gadget has already turned heads when it launched it crowdsourcing campaign, and now the hardware is starting to produce some impressive software. Mech, racing games and space sims are all naturally suited to VR, providing the perfect fit for GoD Factory: Wingmen.
“GoD Factory: Wingmen is a great fit for virtual reality,” states lead developer Guillaume Boucher-Vidal. “We’ve been waiting for this kind of technology for twenty years and we’ll get it very soon! We hope that we’ll be among the first games to support the Rift.”
GoD Factory: Wingmen is a multiplayer space combat sim where the player works with a team of up to three other players to destroy the opponent’s Carrier while defending their own. Before entering battle, players have the opportunity to construct and customize their own ships out of an enormous wealth of hulls, weapons, upgrades and components. Players will first have to choose a unique race, each of which focuses on a different play style and boasts a unique visual look. In the game, the players must destroy different key areas of the enemy Carrier to incapacitate it and ultimately destroy it.
The Oculus Rift will provide the ultimate visual experience in an already visually stunning space arena. Players will be able to turn their heads for a full 360 view of the ship and surrounding space environment. The extra views will help the player in both gameplay and for an immersive experience like none other.
Key features of the upcoming title:
-Fully customizable gunships – Each unique ship is fully customizable with different parts that can be swapped in and out for vastly different gameplay.
-Online multiplayer – Play 4v4 online matches with friends and the community.
- Four playable species – Choose the dragon-like quadrupedal Guantri, the levitating robotic-like Chorion, the plant-like Ar Blossom, just to name a few.
- Intense tactical dogfights – Choose the best tactics for taking out each of the six integrity points of the ship, each point having an affect on gameplay.
- Multiple layers of complexity – Battles can be won in a multitude of ways, giving players the ability to create unique tactical offensive and defense strategies within their teams.
- Oculus Rift and joystick enabled – Experience flight simulation like never before.
GoD Factory: Wingmen is set for a 2013 release on PC and Mac. The game is currently on Kickstarter seeking funds to support the ambitious project.
A trailer has been released in conjunction with the press release and can be seen via the following link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qYa2cEOP_yI
Fans of the game are encouraged to visit the Steam Greenlight page and vote to see it available on the distribution platform. For additional information, visit their Website, Facebook and Twitter.
About Nine Dots Studio:
Nine Dots Studio Inc. is a company located in Québec city. Our founder, Guillaume Boucher-Vidal, incorporated the company in February 2011. We appealed to the community for funding through the crowdfunding website RocketHub.com and successfully met out goal of 15000$ (Thanks again to all our contributors!). We’ve published our pilot project, Brand, in February 2012 on Xbox Live Indie Games and released the game on PC in May 2012. Our intent with this game was to complete a first project and learn as much as we could to prepare us for the future. We’re currently working on GoD Factory, an ambitious new project.