Promising VR Adventure ‘A Fisherman’s Tale’ to Launch in January, Gameplay Trailer Here

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Vertigo Games, Innerspace and ARTE today announced that their upcoming VR puzzle adventure A Fisherman’s Tale is headed to all major VR headsets in January 2019.

We went hands-on with A Fisherman’s Tale at Gamescom this year and came away pretty impressed. Here’s a quick rundown of what to expect from the studios’ charming VR puzzler:

A Fisherman’s Tale tosses you into the rubber boots of an ex-fisherman named Bob. A large storm is brewing, and it’s up to you make it to the top of the lighthouse and turn on the light, solving perspective shifting room-scale puzzles along the way.

The game uses an extremely interesting mechanic that the creators call ‘single player co-op’ which lets you hand key puzzle pieces to a miniature version of yourself in a dollhouse-size copy of the room. Look up, and you’ll see a giant version of yourself (as Bob), and look down and you’ll see a tiny Bob working away in sync with your movements.

The game is slated to support PlayStation VR, HTC VIVE, Oculus Rift and Windows VR when it launches in January. It will be priced at $15/€15.

Check out the gameplay trailer here, linked above and below.

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  • R3ST4RT

    Wow, this looks quite good! And for 15 bucks, that’s quite a reasonable price.

  • FISHSTIX

    honestly it looks like crap. I love fishing but WTF is this r eally. Call it the light house not A Fishermans Tail. ITs a lighthouse tale lol

  • PJ

    This looks great, im in!

  • It looks interesting for a puzzle room, but isn’t the trailer spoiling quite a bit of it?