Category PS4 News       Thread starter PSXHAX       Start date May 22, 2019 at 12:29 AM       1,368       1            
Those seeking to play VR in VR may want to check out Virtual Virtual Reality by Tender Claws, which is now available for PlayStation VR alongside a PSVR launch trailer video of the comedic adventure game. o_O

Put on VR headsets in VR to dive deeper into the surreal world of Activitude and its wacky AI cast, with further details below from Tender Claws Co-director Samantha Gorman to quote:

Put On Your Headset, Find Your Calling

VVR plays like an extended sci-fi fever dream. In the near future, AI may have taken our jobs, but no hard feelings — we humans are kept as cherished pets, beloved by AI for our quirky, inefficient ways.

Activitude, the Virtual Labor System, still provides “meaningful” employment and assures you that your artisanal human companionship is highly sought by our A.I. clients, even if their requests seem... eclectic.

You could, dear reader, live quite comfortably completing an odd assortment of mildly unsettling tasks for AI looking to be entertained by that human je ne sais quoi. Perhaps a gruff pinwheel named “Sprinkle Tooth” needs his garden tended or “Butter” is in good need of a bread slathering.

Or, or you may just find a deeper purpose lurking just beyond the scenes: the story of Activitude's evolution from VR start-up to the “human purpose provider” it is today.

Along the way, put on VR headsets in VR to jump between virtual realities or simply vacuum up reality with your Activitude Brand Poly Cleanup Tool! And then there's Chaz... but, I wouldn't want to spoil Chaz for you…


Before the current era of VR, I worked for eight years on narrative projects for a Cave Automated Virtual Environment: a form of VR different than the HMDs (helmet-mounted displays) we have today. I watched technology evolve, even while observing the industry weather a “VR Winter.”

This was actually a fruitful time to work in VR. Lower stakes permitted a lot of risk-free experimentation by researchers tinkering away at universities. There was room for not-typical creators to play around with the tech like writing students under the guidance of novelist Robert Coover.

Living through this time, it was clear that VR was more than just flashes of hype, but something more enduring tied into our collective desire for ever more perfect immersion in fantasy worlds. Something that goes as far back as 360 paintings in Roman Villas, maybe further. The efforts of researchers and artists to continuously iterate on this promise eventually led to the VR of today.

Virtual Virtual Reality - PSVR Launch Trailer
Virtual Virtual Reality by Tender Claws Arrives on PS VR, VVR Trailer.png


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