REDspace Games has announced that their upcoming VR sports meets shooter hybrid experience Gunball will be available for HTC VIVE the 28th of June.
Gunball is a fictional arena sport where players are trying out for the “Gunball League.” It’s meant to be immersive, absurd and slightly over the top action. The approach is simple and fun – similar to tennis, players serve up balls but instead of striking them with rackets, they shoot the balls with guns, rocketing them high into the air. Using this unique yet intuitive mechanic, competitors are placed in the center of 3D arenas surrounded by screaming fans where they participate in timed rounds with the main objective of shooting balls into goal rings for points, accumulating the highest score possible before time expires. Depending on which moves work best, players can pick up balls, dribble balls by bouncing them off the ground and catching them for a second before throwing balls in the air to be shot.
Gunball is an easy game to pick up and play, making it the perfect first-time experience for players new to VR. However even seasoned VR pros will find Gunball to be deep and intense, allowing players to immerse themselves in the experience and pull off insane trick shots on the way to racking up the highest scores in the world! Fans of competitive sports will find themselves vying for the best scores, to earn the title of best Gunball player.
The game features two themed environments – an audience packed sports stadium and an explosive rainbow volcano – each with five different goal ring layouts featuring varying obstacles per environment. Compete against friends and other Gunballers around the world to achieve top ranks on the Steam leaderboards.
With Gunball we wanted to provide players with a fun, engrossing experience that anyone could instantly understand and be drawn to. Built around a comfortable experience but with a deep level of skill underneath it, we feel this game is perfect for whether you want a quick diversion for a few games or if you want to play for hours solo or with friends.
Gunball will be available for $14.99. Fans who pre-order Gunball starting next week will receive the game for $9.75, a 35% discount from the its original price.