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Adult Swim Games and Owlchemy Labs are releasing Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality, a virtual reality game based on the Rick and Morty sitcom on the Cartoon Network.
The “this multidimensional and incredibly immersive virtual reality experience” is available today for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift headsets on Steam and Oculus Home for $30. It carries on the cartoon-like absurd VR style of Owlchemy, which published the hit VR game Job Simulator. That game generated more than $3 million in revenue — a rarity in the young VR sector.
You interact with Rick and Morty in 3D. You probe, prod, throw and smash items like the Plumbus Teleport around rooms to find hidden objects. Both Adult Swim Games and Owlchemy said they tried to push the boundaries of what was possible in VR.
“It was a privilege to work with the teams at Rick and Morty and Owlchemy,” said Jeff Olsen, vice president of Adult Swim Games, in a statement. “We could not have asked for a more successful collaboration, or a better way to demonstrate Turner’s commitment to creating innovative fan experiences beyond the series.”
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“We really believe fans are going to lose their minds at what we’ve developed,” said Owlchemy Labs CEO Alex Schwartz in a statement. “It’s been an incredible experience to develop for one of our favorite shows and see the joy on players’ faces when they get to explore Rick’s garage in VR, physically step through portals, and interact naturally with their hands in the world they’re already so familiar with. Players are interacting with the world of Rick and Morty in a way only possible in virtual reality, and they love it!”
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