Whereas it’s not at all times prudent to burn down your total home on the mere sight of an eight-legged creepy crawly, there are at all times exceptions, like while you squash a giant ol’ spider with a frying pan and it explodes right into a thousand micro-spider infants. That’s at the very least the premise with newly launched indie title Kill It With Fireplace VR.
Developed by Casey Donnellan Video games and revealed by tinyBuild, the first-person spider-hunting sport launched this week on Quest 2 and SteamVR.
It’s really a standalone VR tackle the studio’s flatscreen title, which was launched in 2020 to an ‘Overwhelmingly Optimistic’ consumer reception on Steam.
Right here’s how the studio describes the brand new VR model:
Tackle an exterminator job to rid homes of crawling spiderlings by any means mandatory. Make the most of technologically superior arachnid monitoring to search out the pesky buggers and prepare to get rid of them as soon as and for all.
Select between ninja stars, TNT, image frames, a flatscreen TV, or something inside arm’s size so long as they get the job completed. Uncover options to advanced puzzles, search via the neighborhood to search out higher weapons, and unlock upgrades to actually stick it to the person spiders.
Regardless of bing simply as low-poly as the unique flatscreen sport, the brand new VR model gives up a way of immersion that arachnophobes will most likely wish to ease into, as you observe down eight totally different arachnid varieties whereas fixing environmental puzzles, that are strewn throughout a procedurally generated world for a continuously totally different spider-hunting expertise.
You’ll find the VR-native model on Steam and the Quest Retailer, priced at $15. House owners of the unique flatscreen title on Steam may also get a 25% low cost off the VR model.
The studio says it’s additionally heading to PSVR and PSVR 2 sooner or later later this yr.