Howdy, neighbors! The city of Raven Brooks is looking once more, and this time you’re going to rise up shut and private with the city – just about talking.
Developed by VR veterans Metal Wool Video games and launching on Might 25 for PlayStation VR2, Howdy Neighbor VR: Search And Rescue is an exciting new journey set within the twisted little world of the Howdy Neighbor franchise. There’s all of the puzzling, sneaking and thriller you’ve come to count on from snooping across the Peterson Property (all whereas dodging the eye of your eccentric and unhinged neighbor), however this time, you’re going hands-on, utilizing each trick within the PS VR2 ebook to intuitively navigate a reactive, bodily world.
Every little thing on the planet of Howdy Neighbor VR reacts the best way it ought to in the actual world, so it’s time to get your grubby little fingers the place they don’t belong and dig up some mysteries. Nervously nudge doorways open, poke your head round corners (whereas listening rigorously for unseen risks) rummage by means of cabinets with haptic suggestions relayed direct to your fingertips, and usually act like a sneaky little child ought to. Or youngsters, because the case could also be.
For the primary time within the Howdy Neighbor collection, Search And Rescue places you within the sneakers of a whole crew of meddling kids. Whereas it is a single-player recreation, you’ll be switching management between 5 youngsters; the self-titled Raven Brooks Rescue Squad. Every has their very own distinctive puzzle-solving gadget, and all of them might be wanted to unravel the maze of machines and traps you’ll discover. Coordinate the actions of your entire staff, utilizing your walkie talkie to modify views at any time. Put their heads collectively and rescue your lacking good friend from the mysterious mad gadgeteer (and part-time kidnapper) Mr. Peterson.
We’re excited to allow you to unfastened on the trap-laden, off-kilter Peterson Property. Each little crack within the partitions may give you a glimpse of coming hazard, so hold these eyes peeled. Whereas it’s at all times good to see hassle coming, sound is important in any stealth recreation, and the PS VR2’s 3D audio capabilities are excellent for the job right here. Press your ear up towards doorways for an early trace of hazard, or tilt your head to determine whether or not that creaking is coming from the attic or basement. Simply tread gently and don’t let your Rescue Squad members get snatched up. Rescuing one child is difficult sufficient!
After all, controlling a whole squad comes with its perks. Footsteps getting uncomfortably shut for consolation for one character? Change to a different and make a noise. Ring the doorbell, activate the TV or flush a rest room after which scurry off to a hiding spot. The neighbor is bound to return operating, giving the remainder of your staff some respiration room. Play your playing cards proper and also you’ll drive your enemy to distraction – simply don’t push your luck, or you might find yourself backed right into a nook with nowhere to go. Rescuing your pal Nicky might be a tricky job, however with a little bit of thought and an area Raven Brooks can-do perspective, something’s attainable.
Preserving your squad in high puzzle-solving situation is important in Search And Rescue. The Peterson Property is an odd internet of interconnected machines and puzzle-pieces. Most of the puzzles are intuitive and bodily, capable of be accomplished in inventive, improvisational methods, however generally you’ll want the proper child in the proper place on the proper time. Every of the devices carried by the Rescue Squad members provides them a novel place within the puzzle, and also you would possibly want a number of youngsters positioned strategically and dealing in sync to open up new paths. Mr. Peterson would possibly assume he’s some sort of big-shot inventor, however 5 small minds put collectively are higher than one massive jerk.
We expect that VR followers and Howdy Neighbor veterans alike will discover this journey to the neighbors home to be their most thrilling but. Metal Wool Video games have managed to craft a world jam-packed with inventive squad-based puzzles, hidden passages, thriller tunnels and ever-shifting rooms to discover. Mr. Peterson has at all times been intimidating, however from the angle of a waist-high child in VR, he’s a towering, terrifying foe. Give him a run for his cash, and foil his plans later this month in Howdy Neighbor VR: Search And Rescue. We stay up for your go to on Might 25.
See you across the neighborhood!