EVE: Valkyrie coming for Oculus Rift
by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 20, 2013 8:56AM PDT
EVE Online developer CCP showed off a prototype multiplayer space-dogfighting game for Oculus Rift in April, but at the time shrugged, "God knows what we'll do with this." Thankfully the answer is the one we'd all hoped for: it's becoming a full standalone game, as EVE: Valkyrie.
The folks who prototyped it as EVE-VR have moved over to CCP's Newcastle studio to finish the game, IGN reports.
"From the moment this year's Fanfest attendees first got their hands on EVE-VR, the question has been, 'When can I have this?' What started as a passion project by a small, incredibly talented group of CCP developers became one of the most highly anticipated games of the year - before we even announced it," CCP CEO Hilmar Petursson said.
"We have big plans for EVE: Valkyrie and I can't wait to share more details later this year," the big tease added. EVE: Valkyrie is due on Rift in 2014. Look, look at this video game: