Way back in July 2015 VRFocus reported on award winning CG animation studio NSC Creative debuting its documentary virtual reality (VR) experience We Are Stars at the National Space Centre in Leicester, UK. Since then very little had been heard of the experience but now its been launched on Steam for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and OSVR.
We Are Stars, follows on from the studios previous works We Are Astronomers (narrated by David Tennant) and We Are Aliens (narrated by Rupert Grint), with the former narrated Hollywood actor Andy Serkis (The Lord Of The Rings, Planet Of The Apes). A science documentary experience that supports both VR head-mounted displays (HMDs) and dome screens in full spherical 360° high frame rate stereoscopic 3D 8k x 8k resolution, it seeks to answer some of the biggest questions of all time. What are we made of? Where did it all come from?
The experience features expert input from leading scientists, cosmologists, astrophysicists, astrochemists, planetary scientists and astrobiologists as NSC Creative present humanity’s current understanding of where everything, including us, came from.
While We Are Stars currently supports Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and OSVR, NSC Creative will be bring the film to Samsung Gear VR, PlayStation VR, Google Daydream and Google Cardboard in early 2017. VRFocus will continue its coverage of NSC Creative, reporting back with any further announcements.