The virtual reality (VR) title The Mage’s Tale is coming to HTC Vive and PlayStation VR, developer inXile Entertainment have announced.
Taking place between the events of The Bard’s Tale III: Thief of Fate and the upcoming release of The Bard’s Tale IV, The Mage’s Tale is an epic ten hour long single player VR experience that puts players in the shoes of an apprentice of the mystic arts. With raw elemental power in your hands, players will be going on an epic journey to save their kidnapped master and defeat all that stand in your way. Cast flames from the palm of your hand, javelins of ice, arcs of lighting and even swirling tempests to overcome any challenge.
The new version of The Mage’s Tale will include a number of improvements including smoother movement, shorter loading times, optional UI elements and a Horde Mode in addition to the single player campaign. The improvements will also be coming to the currently release Oculus Rift version of the videogame too.
Players wanting to experience The Mage’s Tale on HTC Vive will be able to do some from 23rd March with the title being available via Steam. The PlayStation VR version of the title is still in development but the news the title is coming to the console is still very exciting. Already released for the Oculus Rift back in June of last year, the title has been a successful one with positive praise which has been the driving force in inXile Entertainment bring the title to new audiences and platforms. A new trailer for the HTC Vive release can be viewed below.
In VRFocus’ Senior Staff Writer Peter Graham’s review of The Mage’s Tale in which he said: “The Mage’s Tale is a really good magical adventure that really puts you into the heart of the experience. The story provides hours worth of gameplay and the potion creation side adds even more fun, mixing and matching various items to see what they do. If you’ve been looking for a decent fantasy RPG then you can’t go too far wrong with this.”
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