DARK SOULS INSPIRED LEFT-HAND PATH TO LAUNCH NOVEMBER 10 FOR VIVE AND OCULUS RIFT AND TOUCH
Somewhere in the UK - October 19, 2017 - Developed and published by Strange Company, Left-Hand Path is a Dark Souls-inspired room-scale virtual reality adventure and horror RPG where players hold the power of magic in their hands. It will launch on November 10 for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift with Touch from Facebook for $29.99 USD/€27.99 EUR/£23.79 GBP, players must learn to explore a magical landscape armed with a growing knowledge of arcane gestures to cast powerful demon-killing spells, perform ancient rituals, and learn the terrible truths behind the Well of All Rewards.
"Isaac Newton said ‘If I have seen further than others, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.’ I agree with that," said Hugh Hancock, indie developer behind Left-Hand Path." "In the case of Left-Hand Path, those giants turn into horrific pus-monsters when you get them to half health."
“Dark Souls changed everything in game design, and I felt strongly that VR needed an experience that captured the ‘Souls-like’ essence. Fans will recognize the atmospheric environment, subtle storytelling, and the ever punishing gameplay of the genre in Left-Hand Path. “
“Left-Hand Path is a game where players must cast spells, perform ancient rituals, learn terrible truths, and try desperately not to die in this massive VR RPG.”
Players awaken in a cursed darkened castle with a tragic history full of never-before-seen creatures that are after your skin. Armed with arcane powers and a thirst for exploration, players must wield their newly-found powers and explore to find even more powerful spells and rituals, while trying to stay alive long enough to solve the mysteries of Well of All Rewards.
For more information and to purchase, please visit Steam.
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About Strange Company
Strange Company is the production company of gaming and film pioneer Hugh Hancock. Founded in 1997 by Hugh Hancock and Gordon McDonald, Strange Company was the world’s longest-running oldest ‘Machinima’ production company until 2016. Hugh and Gordon also founded Machinima.com, which became the “Machinima” network, in 2000. Machinima sold to Warner Brothers in 2016. In 2016, Strange Company (now run by Hugh) transitioned into full-time Virtual Reality game development. Left-Hand Path is the first game from Strange Company.