Paramount Pictures and game developer VRWERX today announced that they are working on a virtual reality (VR) game inspired by popular spy film franchiseMission: Impossible.
VRWERX are the developer behind VR game Paranormal Activity: The Lost Soul, which is based on another Paramount movie franchise. VRWERX say that the new Mission: Impossible game will be an original story inspired by the movies. The game is set to be available on HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and PlayStation VR.
“We love Mission: Impossible. We’re extraordinarily excited to enable audiences to experience first hand the thrill of being an IMF agent in this high-tech, adrenaline-charged universe,” said Alex Barder, VRWERX Co-Managing Partner. “In addition to strategic gameplay, our proprietary movement system enables us to innovate running, climbing, fighting, and many other impossible stunts the fabled franchise inspires.”
“Virtual Reality is the perfect platform to offer fans a truly immersive experience of being part of the exciting Mission: Impossible franchise,” added LeeAnne Stables, President of Worldwide Licensing for Paramount Pictures. “Like Paranormal Activity, this VRWERX Mission: Impossible game will be a fully-interactive VR game and we know consumers will love the premise of playing as a smart and daring Mission IMF agent.”