James Bond in VR .... Well, Almost

TonyDPTonyDP Inside the MonolithPosts: 4,288MI6 Agent
I own the Playstation VR headset (PSVR) and today purchased a game for it called I Expect You To Die. As you may have guessed from the title, the game is an unabashed riff on spy movies in general and James Bond in particular. References to Bond abound: the opening credits with Bond style theme song and Maurice Binder style visuals, 007-like guitar twang riffs throughout, a booby trapped car that bears more than a passing resemblance to the DB5 and even a painting of a villain's lair in your office that is a dead ringer for Dr. No's lab. And of course the game's title is a classic Bond line in and of itself.

The gameplay is in the form of a series of escape box vignettes where you (a nameless secret agent) are tasked with stealing a prototype car, negating a poison virus, escaping from a sunken mini sub and so on by solving puzzles of increasing complexity. You'll be tasked with performing various activities such as defusing bombs, mixing chemicals to create explosives and other compounds, and generally using the objects in your environment to achieve your goals. The game is played from a first person perspective and the Playstation Move wands act as virtual hands which you use to interact with the world around you.

The game is currently on sale on the Playstation Store (it is download only) for $10; if you or a friend own the PSVR you should try it out or at least check out a few videos on YouTube.
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