Independent game developer HappyGiant and publisher Big Sugar have announced that their latest virtual reality game, Sam and Max: This time it’s virtual., is now available for Oculus Quest. The game, which includes characters from the creator of the series Steve Purcell, came out yesterday afternoon and is priced at $ 29.99 on the Oculus store page.
Those of you who grew up in the 1990s may remember the old one Sam and Max cartoons. In it, Purcell’s “irrepressible dog” and Max’s “hyperkinetic thing of rage” are a duo fighting crime in all its twisted forms and in all the right places. The HappyGiant team includes Purcell, which means that this virtual reality game should be true to its form when it comes to these characters and their rather crazy pranks.
According to the press release issued by HappyGiant:
“It was amazing to see this game come to life and see Sam & Max take on another new medium.” Said Steve Purcell, the creator of the series. “Happy Giant found the sweet spot in capturing the spirit of older games while doing something completely new and weird. It was fun to interact with Sam & Max in a virtual world, help with the initial design and even all contribute a little voice work in the end “.
Key features of this game include the following:
Experience the Japanese and the sadness of two fists of the internationally loved Sam & Max icons in a baffling virtual reality.
● Push yourself to be the best of the best means, as a dog and a naked rabbit make you harangue and wrap you up through a baffling assortment of Freelance Police Academy training challenges.
● Discover the horrible and socially relevant secrets hidden behind, under and inside the Cap’n Aquabear theme park.
● Give evil scientists and demonic intruders their dessert … sprinkled!
● So real dive that you can feel Sam’s breath on your neck.
Are you excited to play this new one? Sam and Max game, the first in more than a decade? Do you like this game for Oculus Quest? Let us know what you think in the comments below.