Have you ever had the desire to be yelled at by a sloppy drunk scientist while carrying out life-threatening missions that take you to some of the most dangerous and disturbing corners of the universe?
Well, that dream can now become a (virtual) reality, because Adult Swim have teamed up with developer Owlchemy Labs, creators of Job Simulator, to announce a new game — Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality.
In the game, you’ll be able to experience life as a Morty clone and all the awful trauma that comes with it. Players will have to complete puzzles and missions using VR technology in order to advance through the game and explore new aspects of the show that haven’t even aired yet!
“It’s actually the perfect overlap,” Owlchemy Labs’ Alex Schwartz told Polygon last summer. “The game takes place in Rick’s garage, and instantly you would associate all the things that are great about Job Simulator, all the near-field interactions … Rick’s garage is filled with tons of stuff to play with. Chemistry sets and just boxes of things on the shelves. Elements from the show. It’s fully crammed in there.”
The show’s co-creator and main voice actor Justin Roiland also lent his talents to the game, Schwartz reckons that fans of the series will be stoked with all the wacky new phrases that Roiland brings to life.
“We get like an hour long, uncut Justin Roiland brain dump, and we sit around in tears laughing at his VO,” Schwartz said. “It’s one of the funnest things I’ve ever done, to hear how he explores the world and the situations we’ve built inside the game and just kind of goes deep on it. It’s super fun.”
Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality will be available to play on the HTC Vive via Steam and Oculus Rift via Oculus Home and you can get it for the low, low price of $29.99. Have a gander at the preview below and get keen for 4/20! (As if you weren’t already).
Source and image: Highsnobiety
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