Independent creative studio Carbon Studio have announced their latest virtual reality (VR) videogame in the form of The Wizards: Trials of Meliroa. This VR title brings together the fun of casting spells with hand gestures and mixes it with a rich and detailed fantasy setting, offering an immersive gameplay experience.
Following the release of their VR title The Wizards back in March, 2017 for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, The Wizards: Trials of Meliora is the next step in this spellbinding adventure. The title is coming to Oculus Go and Samsung Gear VR and takes full advantage of 3DOF motion controller’s potential and will introduce players to the rich and deep fantasy world of The Wizards.
In this new title, players are invites to take magic into their own hand and test their skills as a defender of the Realm of Meliora. With a whole new adventure to explore and a unique gesture-based magic system that will see you fight through challenging magical battles in three different locations with more to come. Face off against a host of malevolent creatures in scenic landscapes and dark dungeons all with four potent spells with which to destroy them with.
Powered by the Unreal Engine 4, The Wizards: Trials of Meliroa will stunning visual quality with highly detailed models, fluid animations and stunning special effects. This also means that the four elemental spells that players can use will not only be powerful but also be visually impressive. Using the motion controller, gesture-based gameplay will offer a unique gameplay opportunity that will immerse players within the world of The Wizards.
“Our goal was to explore how far we can get with the current generation of mobile/standalone VR headsets.” Explains Pawe Gajda, Biz Dev Manager at Carbon Studio: “We wanted to bring the fun of casting spells with hand gestures to those platforms, and it seems to work very well. Also, we were surprised with how well PC graphics translate to mobile VR in Unreal Engine 4.”
The Wizards: Trials of Meliora has not only been revealed but has also been released, meaning it is available to purchase right now on the Oculus Store for $3.99 (USD) with an ongoing 10% launch discount. Carbon Studio have also stated they will update the title with free content in the coming weeks as well. For more on The Wizards: Trials of Meliora, keep reading VRFocus.