Published: Thu, June 14, 2018
Industry | By Terrell Bush

Frodo's in a Mindswapping VR Game About Brain Hijacking

The game was shown off by Elijah Wood, owner of SpectreVision, the company developing the game alongside Ubisoft. The plays out in first-person, and will be a chilling narrative adventure game, meant to be equal parts disturbing and intense. This year, there's an even creepier trailer along with a promise that the game is coming very soon.

She's also most likely to call bullshit and get Hashtag in the shit. In this game, players will have to escape the confines of a corrupted mind. Instead, Transference takes players on a dark and unsettling journey through a corrupted digital simulation, built from the consciousness of a family.

Watch the E3 2018 trailer below. Gamers entering this world will shift from the point of view of Raymond, his wife, and their son.

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Developed by FunHouse, a division of Ubisoft Montreal, and Wood's SpectreVision, Transference will be available in full VR on PSVR, Oculus Rift, and HTC Vive. The object will be to recover and restore family memories and solve the family puzzle.

"In this truly first-person narrative mystery it is you who will explore the story of a family told through the walls of their home", the Transference website explains, sort of. This is no RPG, you stumble into Raymond's experiment with your own experience and must interpret events for yourself.

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