It has just been announced that Bethesda Softworks, an FD Comunicação client in Brazil, is competing for the top prize at the VR Awards 2018. Bethesda’s groundbreaking VR titles, Skyrim VR and Fallout 4 VR, are running for the VR Game of the Year award. Also competing in the same category is ‘Pixel Ripped 1989’, the only Brazilian Indie Game in in the entire competition. It’s a ‘Retro VR’ game developed by ARVORE Immersive Experiences, based in São Paulo.
According to the description, the VR Game of the Year must combine “the ingenuity and creativity that it takes to make a successful game, along with the innovative use of movement that makes an experience worthwhile.”
Unlike most VR iterations, ‘Skyrim VR’ and ‘Fallout VR’ offer the same experience as the original core games. Open world, free exploration, real-time combat, the adventure and the RPG elements that have made these two franchises so unique – but in Virtual Reality, which deepens the immersion even further. It’s a gaming experience that every gamer should have.
The VR Awards was established by VR Bound in 2017 to “celebrate outstanding achievement in virtual reality”. It has a total of 12 different categories pertaining to virtual reality experiences and technologies. The awards are judged by 38 professionals and experts of companies from around the world.
The event will take place in London, on October 16th
We at FD Comunicação are responsible for the entire communication of Bethesda Softworks in Brazil, including public relations, and management of the official social network channels in Portuguese.
Brazil under the VR Spotlight
Also competing for the prestigious VR Game of the Year is the independent game ‘Pixel Ripped 1989’, by ARVORE Immersive Experiences. And it is the only Brazilian company in the entire competition!
Though the game has not yet been released, it has already garnered international attention – and acclaim. It is undoubtedly one of the most promising Brazilian indie titles of the industry.
The company is “the only VC funded VR/AR company in Brazil”. Not only that, as they have just opened Voyager, an area dedicated to Virtual Reality in one of the most prestigious shopping malls of Sao Paulo, Brazil, the JK Iguatemi.
Voyager is an entertainment center dedicated to virtual reality where visitors can have more than 20 experiences in narrative and immersive content. Some of the titles available are their own Pixel Ripped 1989, available for testing, and Life of Us, Superhot, Jousting Time, Beat Saber, and Asteroids!, to name a few.
By Greg Candalez
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