In a move to offer thrilling virtual reality gaming experience, Rovio entertainment and Resolution Games, in alliance introduced the VR version of the popular franchise Angry Birds that goes with the title 'Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs'.
Compatible with HTC Vive and Oculus Rift virtual reality headsets as of now, the game has got all impressive 3D environment, where users step into the virtual world and using red, chuck and bomb birds, slingshot the greedy green pigs to get back the stolen eggs hidden inside their 3D structures.
As the game runs in a first-person perspective, players hold the slingshot with one hand and aim at the evil pigs with the other hand. And when the birds show up a range of emotions, it is really a fun to you. For instance, they follow you, laugh and smile at you, and of course, show up fear when you are shooting. This engagement with the characters and the scenery makes the game interesting to the players.
Just like the mobile game, you can have dot trajectory to accurately find the direction and velocity of the pigs. Interestingly, unlike the mobile game, there is no preset point for the firing the shot. So, move throughout the space and pick the best place for your shot!
The other factor that is exciting with the game is the backdrop. It is simply superb and gripping. All the exotic islands, stunning beaches, steep cliffs, snow-filled slopes, stone buildings, gravity blocks, etc., float a new world before our eyes. All the scores and ratings you achieved also read-out in 3D.
Exploring the levels in VR and shooting in 3D definitely is definitely a new dimension of the game... don't miss it!
As of now the game has got 50 levels to play and will get more in the coming days. Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs is priced at $14.99 (Rs 1070 approximately) on the Oculus Store, Steam and Viveport for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.
(Image Courtesy: Oculus & Vive)