Name of the Sea (2020) at all times regarded like a great candidate for VR assist, and it appears the builders Out of The Blue Video games thought so too, because the Madrid-based indie studio at the moment launched the BAFTA-nominated journey puzzle on Quest 2.
Redesigned for VR, Name of the Sea is all about fixing the mass of first-person puzzles which fill the mysterious island, set within the South Pacific circa 1934.
As a story-driven journey, you’ll discover the misplaced ruins of the island and uncover its mysteries as you chase your lacking husband who was on a mission to discover a remedy for a wierd illness that afflicts you.
The sport’s object-oriented puzzling seems like a great match for VR, as customers are tasked with shopping forgotten journals, fixing musical puzzles, and manipulating Lovecraftian mechanisms which litter the island.
There’s additionally a great serving to of narrative twists and turns to cope with, as Name of the Sea sometimes takes gamers between 5 to 6 hours to finish.
We haven’t gone hands-on with the VR adaptation but, nonetheless the unique flatscreen model has garnered very constructive consumer opinions from throughout Steam and Epic Video games Retailer. It additionally obtained a BAFTA nomination in 2021 for Finest Debut Sport and a Raindance Immersive nomination in 2022 for Finest Immersive Sport.
You possibly can obtain Name of the Sea VR on the Quest Retailer beginning at the moment, priced at $20. The sport isn’t reside but on the time of this writing, because it’s set to unlock within the subsequent few hours.