Adventure Time Magic Man’s Head Games Nominated For A Webby Award
Cartoon Network Games’ Adventure Time: Magic Man’s Head Games has been nominated for a Webby People’s Voice Award in the VR (Virtual Reality): Gaming, Interactive, or Real-time category. The Webby People’s Voice Awards celebrates and promotes the best content on the internet from the past year and is open to the public vote. In Adventure Time: Magic Man’s Head Games, the player takes the role of a character known as “Tiny”, who’s been transformed into a balloon by the Magic Man. The game follows Finn and Jake on their quest to free Tiny from the spell. The VR game is available for HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and OSVR devices.
With the help of Turbo Button, a virtual reality development studio, Cartoon Network and Adventure Time’s creative team created a game using VR technology to demonstrate a new level of storytelling and entertainment.
Voting for the 2017 Webby People’s Voice Awards closes tomorrow (20/04/2017), you can vote for Adventure Time Magic Man’s Head Games via the link below:
Rick And Morty Virtual Reality Game To Be Released 20th April
Ever wanted to experience an episode of Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty from the main characters’ perspective and go on a fun and exciting intergalactic adventure?, well now you can with the brand new Rick and Morty VR (Virtual Reality) game called “Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality”. The new virtual reality game will be released on 20th April for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift VR devices. Developed by Owlchemy Labs, for Adult Swim Games, the game allows the player to explore Rick’s garage/laboratory, the rest of the Smith family’s household, various alien worlds and assist Rick with his strange scientific experiments.
The game features various of missions and puzzles and it’s the player’s choice whether they choose to follow Rick’s instructions or ignore him and smack him in the face. The game also features various items from the show including the Plumbus (Everyone knows what a Plumbus is, so there’s no reason to explain it) and real fake doors.
From the VR Game’s description on Steam:
Rick and Morty have teleported into your living room for a cutting-edge VR adventure from Adult Swim Games and Owlchemy Labs (Job Simulator). Play as a Morty clone as you explore Rick’s garage, the Smith household, and alien worlds.
Experience life as a clone of Morty and all the trauma that comes with it. Step through portals to strange worlds, help Rick with his bizarre experiments, and use your hands in VR to pick up and play in an interaction-filled 3D Rick-ality. Follow Rick’s directions (or don’t!) to solve puzzles and complete missions in this fully voice acted adventure.
– It’s your favorite 2D characters in 3D. It’s RICK AND MORTY VR! They’re 3D now! – Probe, prod, throw, and smash iconic items like the Plumbus. – Also, it’s got this thing! – Teleport around rooms and walk through portals. – No really! You walk with your actual feet through virtual portals! – Get yelled at by Rick, and question your own self worth. – Smack Rick in the face. – Real fake doors!
Adventure Time Virtual Reality Game Now Available For Samsung Gear VR: Be In The Game!
Cartoon Network Games and Turbo Button, a Los Angeles based virtual reality development studio, have developed a new Adventure Time game with a difference, it puts the player in a virtual reality version of the Land of Ooo. The new game is called Adventure Time: Magic Man’s Head Games and was developed for the Samsung Gear VR. In the game, you play as a character known as “Tiny”, who’s been transformed into a balloon by the Magic Man. The game follows Finn and Jake on their quest to free Tiny from the spell. The game is available for free and should offer around 30 mins of gameplay. At present, the game is only available in the Oculus Store in the USA and Canada.
Christopher Waldron, vice president of Cartoon Network Digital explained that VR can be a tool to re-invent cartoon storytelling and Adventure Time’s creative team are looking for new innovative ways to entertain fans:
“The Adventure Time creators are all early adopters and enthusiasts in this space themselves and have a reputation for re-inventing storytelling, so during key phases of development we provided builds for them to review and give feedback. Pen Ward, the creator of Adventure Time, even jumped in and provided voiceover.”
Christina Miller, president and general manager of Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, and Boomerang explained that gamers and animation fans are looking for new entertainment experiences and want to play in an interactive world based on their favourite animated shows:
“Embarking on these new VR projects has been a great creative exercise for us. We are experimenting and learning new ways of creating content that will engage our fans and tell stories that are completely different than what we have done on any other platforms in the past. Our fans aren’t just looking through a window into these worlds; they’re able to climb through that window and be in these worlds”