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Making of 'ASTRO BOT Rescue Mission': Reinventing Platformers for VR


In October 2018, Japan Studio's ASOBI Team released 'ASTRO BOT Rescue Mission' for PSVR, a platformer which went on to become one of the highest rated VR titles of all time. In this session, Creative Director Nicolas Doucet talks about the origins of the project, how the team tried new ideas and the ups and downs that went into reinventing one of the world's oldest game genres in VR.

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  • GDC 2019
  • Nicolas Doucet
  • Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • free content
  • Design
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