Secret Location have announced that Transpose, their surrealistic VR puzzle game, will launch for PSVR, Oculus Rift and HTC Vive on November 6th. The studio previously created Blasters of the Universe and Sleepy Hollow: VR Experience.
Transpose is set in a dreamlike universe, challenging players to record multiple overlapping versions of themselves that need to work together to solve increasingly intricate puzzles. In room-scale VR, players must use their spatial problem-solving skills to manipulate their past actions and the environment with VR’s motion tracking capabilities by recording players’ movements and playing them back in real time.
Watch the Transpose reveal trailer below:
Transpose features nearly 8 hours of gameplay set across three unique worlds containing over 30 levels. Players must collect and sacrifice energy to power up a mysterious ancient machine. Transpose is a first-person game designed to fully leverage the experiential aspects of virtual reality by accessing the fourth dimension within the three dimensions of VR.
Ryan Andal, President and Co-Founder at Secret Location said:
“VR is all about wonder, and we wanted to encapsulate that in a game that extends our perception of what’s possible in VR through a lengthy and fully-realized experience. Transpose’s heavy surrealism is our attempt to, literally and figuratively, completely turn you on your head and transport you into a warped reality you’d never be able to experience otherwise – this is when VR is at its best.”
View some Transpose screenshots in our gallery:
Transpose features include:
- “Echo” Time Loops: Players must solve puzzles by recording their own actions to create multiple instances of themselves, called echoes, and coordinate their echoes from various time loops to sync up and solve puzzles together;
- Real-time Motion Capture: Transpose records players’ every action, allowing them to see copies of their characters mimic their actual movements almost immediately after being enacted;
- Perspective Shifts: Set in a mesmerisingly surreal world, Transpose allows players to rotate the environment around them to walk on walls and ceilings, experiencing perspective shifts and multifaceted puzzles in ways only possible in VR.
EF Games will be bringing you a full review of Transpose around launch.