Google has finally unveiled the Daydream head-mounted display (HMD), a fabric covered device with a Bluetooth remote/controller. While hardware was the main news along with launch details and price, on the videogame front the news was some what lacking. Only CCP Game’s Gunjack sequel made it into the event along with educational title Starchart. But that’s not to say there isn’t immersive content coming to the device as developers have begun revealing projects online. One of which is White Elk Studios with its first-person title Eclipse.
Taking to Twitter the developer said: “We are thrilled to announce Eclipse is coming to #Daydream!” No further details have been released for the title which until now had only been confirmed for Sony Interactive Entertainment’s (SIE) PlayStation VR.
Eclipse is an exploration game set on a sentient planet with a dark past. After crash-landing players will set about exploring the planet which is littered with the remnants of a failed civilization. Finding the Artifact, a mysterious device that lets them control elements of the world around them and interact with the ancient technology, players must collect various fragments that make up the device to escape the planet.
Now that Daydream has had its official reveal today expect more developers to be announcing project over the next few weeks. Resolution Games is currently making WonderGlade while nDreams has said its working on two projects for the device, but these were revealed back in May.
Daydream will be released this November for $79 USD, the event also featured the newest Google smartphone Pixel which will compatible with the headset.
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