Hammerhead VR, the creators of the splendidly creepy ABE VR, a short VR film that puts you at the mercy of a robot gone awry, today revealed a first-person horror game called Syren.
Hammerhead is a VR production studio that’s worked with VR game development, real-time visualization, and 360 degree video, but they’re probably most well known for their work on cinematic focused VR experiences like Abduction, Star Wars VR and Thunderhead—all intensely atmospheric and high on polish.
The studio maintains Syren, a horror-themed puzzler, will be coming soon to PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, and SteamVR.
Here’s a blurb that Hammerhead put out today:
A scientist obsessed with eugenics builds an underwater research facility above an ancient lost city, in which he conducts horrific experiments in an attempt to recreate the lost species of ‘Syrens’ – the legendary inhabitants of the civilisation, that once existed in the ruins below.
You awaken into chaos. The lab in ruins; creaking under the immense pressure of the sea. With the station reactor about to go critical, you have limited time to navigate out of the lab and evacuate the facility.
With death everywhere, you soon learn that you are not alone. Some of the experiments have gotten loose. In this stealth and survival game, you must solve puzzles to progress through a series of room scale scenes and always remain alert for the deadly Syrens who are hiding in the shadows.