Aardman’s beloved characters Wallace and Gromit can be making a return to the world of XR gaming the animation firm has introduced as we speak. Working with Atlas V (Battlescar, Madrid Noir, Gloomy Eyes) and Meta, Wallace & Gromit: The Grand Getaway can be coming to Meta Quest 2 subsequent yr.
First reported by Selection, Wallace & Gromit: The Grand Getaway can be a brand-new journey for the duo the place they plan to go on vacation. As you would possibly count on issues don’t precisely go in line with plan.
“Wallace has his dates blended up – they need to be on the opposite aspect of the nation in simply half an hour!” explains the synopsis. “There’s just one factor for it… they’ll take the Rocket. However a mishap with the controls sends Wallace, Gromit and Auto-Caddy hurtling off track. Will this be a vacation to recollect?” Presently, no gameplay particulars have been launched, however with Meta funding the venture and Atlas V working with London’s No Ghost and Albyon in Lyon it’s going to be a top quality manufacturing
“The whole studio is so enthusiastic about this venture, which offers us with an ideal alternative to do what we love – combining memorable characters and fascinating storytelling with rising applied sciences to supply followers a very immersive expertise,” mentioned Sean Clarke, Managing Director of Aardman in an announcement. “For loyal followers of Wallace & Gromit, this can be actual wish-fulfilment territory – after watching the characters on display screen for many years, they’ll now have a chance to step into their world and play an energetic position on this new story because it unfolds. For these new to the characters, it’s the last word solution to get to know them, the humour, and the hijinks which have made them so fashionable.”
Plus, Ben Whitehead will return because the voice of Wallace having taken over from the late Peter Sallis.
“It was difficult for all of us to come back collectively to succeed in the extent of expectations and requirements that such an IP calls for, however we’re satisfied that the followers of Wallace & Gromit and the VR neighborhood will expertise superb immersive adventures by interacting with these two much-loved characters,” Antoine Cayrol & Arnaud Colinart, Producers and co-founders at Atlas V commented.
Wallace and Gromit’s final huge immersive expertise was The Massive Repair Up, an augmented actuality (AR) title the place gamers had to assist repair up the duo’s residence city of Bristol, UK.
As additional particulars for Wallace & Gromit: The Grand Getaway are launched, gmw3 will let you realize.