Runner – New Arcade-Inspired VR Game Revealed

Developer Truant Pixel announced VR racing action game Runner for PlayStation 5 VR and PC VR. Players take on the role of Mina, a rogue mod-courier at the center of a massive city-wide pursuit.

Beginning in the heart of Presidium, the neon-drenched capitol of the mining colony moon N-351, Mina’s only means of escape is the “Thoroughfare,” a massive highspeed expressway that snakes through the entirety sprawling colony complex. Pursued by the forces of the Caldara corporation, Mina must race through 7 sectors while fighting off relentless waves of autonomous corporate combat drones.

Using only their wits, their cybernetics, and a unique array of special abilities, the player will become the runner in this fast-paced, kinetic VR experience.

Runner Features:

  • RUNNER features visceral first-person driving gameplay that embraces the unique visual style of late 1980’s prestige anime.
  • Players take control of their motorcycle, weaving in-and-out of traffic at breakneck speeds while fending off waves of enemy attackers.
  • The action punctuated by an original and dynamic music system set to an incredible throwback soundtrack composed by Fat Bard.
  • RUNNER sees the player racing through the Presidium mining colony, pursued by an army of relentless drones.
  • Players can customize the look of their bike with unique paint and lighting combinations before jumping into the fray.
  • Multiple vehicles are unlockable, each with it’s on set of unique traits and handling.
  • Autonomous motorcycles, UAVs, hunter-killer tanks, sniper quadrupeds, covert assassin vehicles and larger-than-life bosses lie in wait to put an end to Mina’s escape.
  • RUNNER features 360-degree freeform gunplay, utilizing twin checkpoint automatic pistols integrated into the control yoke of her bike.
  • Powerups collected along Mina’s route further enhance the weapons at the player’s disposal, with powerful options such as scattershot, lasers, and much, much more.
  • The arsenal also includes heavy ordinance such as grenades, lock-on missiles, and an integrated vehicle cannon.
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While growing up in the wilds of Russia, Catherine learned to talk, write and game at almost the same time. You can follow her attempts at latter two at MMORPG.com and GameSpace.

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