Oculus Rift Will Come Bundled with Lucky's Tale

Posted by | December 30, 2015 | News | No Comments
Lucky's Tale

This morning, Oculus announced that Playful Corp’s VR game Lucky’s Tale will come bundled for free with every Oculus Rift.

Lucky’s Tale looks familiar when you watch a trailer on a 2D screen, but it’s pretty different from most VR games currently in development. Notably, it’s one of the only kid-friendly games announced for Oculus so far. It’s also not first-person. You float along behind the titular Lucky as a third-person presence, guiding and protecting him across platforms and past adorable bad guys. This is fairly unusual for VR.

Pixelkin’s Courtney Holmes got the chance to play Lucky’s Tale a few months ago with the game’s director Dan Hurd, and she enjoyed it even more than she’d anticipated. She notes that VR and third-person adventure games mesh well, despite reservations.

Keezy Young

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Keezy is a gamer, illustrator, and designer. Her background is in teaching and tutoring kids from ages 9 to 19, and she's led workshops for young women in STEM. She is also holds a certificate in teaching English. Her first memory of gaming is when her dad taught her to play the first Warcraft when she was five. You can find her at Key of Zee and on Twitter @KeezyBees.