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Lucky’s Tale leaps into modern VR with a new remaster for Oculus Quest 2!

The groundbreaking 3rd person platformer built for virtual reality returns
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Mckinney, TX — November 18, 2021 — Playful Studios is delighted to announce that Lucky’s Tale, originally released in 2016 as a launch title for the Oculus Rift, is now available for Oculus Quest 2! This version is remastered for modern headsets, with updated graphics and audio, and the new character model from Lucky's latest adventure, New Super Lucky's Tale.


Lucky’s Tale broke ground as one of the first 3rd person perspective games in virtual reality, showing the world VR can be much more than 1st person experiences. Its pioneering approach to camera, character motion, environment, and gameplay provide a thrilling yet comfortable experience, allowing players to freely roam immersive environments that are at once both toy-like and vast in scale. It influenced a generation of VR developers and players, and it launched a franchise with more than 4 million players across multiple gaming platforms.


Game Description


Lucky’s Tale is the story of a brave fox on a quest to save his friend Piggy from the monstrously tentacled Glorp. As Lucky, players will run, jump, climb, and spin their way through a bright, colorful world full of charming, wacky characters, menacing boss battles, hundreds of secrets to discover, and exciting 3D platforming action. Become a hero, save the day, and collect all the shiny things a fox could ever want!


Key Features
 
  • NEW: Remastered for Oculus Quest 2, featuring updated lighting, rendering, and remixed audio
  • NEW: Refined player movement and the new character model from Lucky's latest adventure, New Super Lucky's Tale.
  • Diverse levels featuring lush swamps, underwater ruins, deep catacombs, active volcanoes, secret foxholes, boss fights, and more
  • Headset tracking for aiming, throwing, finding hidden items; touch controls for interacting with Lucky and menus
  • Additional timed-based and collectathon challenges that reward replays
  • Designed for all ages and skill levels


Lucky's Tale is available now: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/quest/3652037328256745/ 

Watch the trailer: https://youtu.be/TGQZDv2uFYo 


Follow Lucky on social media...
https://twitter.com/playfullucky
https://www.facebook.com/playfullucky
https://www.instagram.com/playfullucky
 
About Playful StudiosPlayful Studios is a premiere independent game studio that creates timeless stories and characters that bring joy to the world, one game at a time. Located in McKinney, TX, Playful is the creator of the Lucky’s Tale franchise and Creativerse, and was founded by the co-creator of Words With Friends. Visit Playful online at PlayfulStudios.com.


About Oculus
The Oculus team at Facebook Reality Labs lets people defy distance—connecting with  each other and the world—through world-class VR hardware and software. The Oculus  content team pursues the creation of best-in-class games, narrative experiences, and  new VR use-cases like fitness, productivity, and travel. Oculus joins other teams at FRL  dedicated to cutting-edge research, computer vision, haptics, social interaction, and  more. Facebook Reality Labs is committed to driving the state of the art forward through  relentless innovation.
 

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