‘BLADE RUNNER: REVELATIONS’ INVITES FANS TO A THRILLING NEW INTERACTIVE VR ADVENTURE IN ITS EXCLUSIVE LAUNCH FOR DAYDREAM PLATFORM BY GOOGLE
The All-New Blade Runner Experience Is Released Today For The Lenovo Mirage Solo With Daydream And Daydream View Headsets
Los Angeles, CA – May 4th, 2018 – On behalf of Seismic Games and Alcon Media Group, we are pleased to announce that Blade Runner: Revelations is now available on the Daydream platform. From today, audiences will be able to explore a uniquely immersive and compelling new Adventure/Thriller VR gaming experience based on the award-winning Blade Runner series. The title follows the critically acclaimed release of Blade Runner 2049 from Oscar nominated director Denis Villeneuve, starring Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford. Created in conjunction with Google, Blade Runner: Revelations will also be specially bundled with the debut of the Lenovo Mirage Solo headset while stocks last. Audiences will be able to download Blade Runner: Revelations for the Daydream View or Lenovo Mirage Solo from the Google Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.alconinteractive.brvr
About The Game
Blade Runner: Revelations is an enthralling interactive story and full VR game based on the iconic Blade Runner universe, set shortly after the original film and leading up to the narrative of Blade Runner 2049. As the last of the Nexus Six Replicants die off and the Replicant Underground Resistance goes on the offense, the city falls into a state of unrest. Players will assume the role of “Harper”, a seasoned blade runner who unravels a twisted replicant plot that threatens the delicate balance of Los Angeles in 2023.
Key Game & VR Technology Features
From the moment players put on their VR headset, they will be instantly transported to the alluring neo-noir city of Los Angeles, where they will get to choose their fate in a multi-branching story experience. The narrative aptly explores the themes of being human in a world where technology and biology have become indistinguishable. The game spans over two hours as fans will get to put their investigative skills to the test. Some of the gameplay includes:
- Explore seven distinct locales in your investigation, from Chinatown to the High Rise Offices.
- Embark upon eight spinner flights across the city to locate more evidence.
- Unravel the city streets for new clues through character/object interaction and suspect interrogation.
- Master gunplay and leverage esper image reconstruction to try to solve the mystery.
Developed with new Lenovo Mirage Solo headset in mind, Blade Runner: Revelations will allow players to explore new mysteries with ease and some freedom of movement throughout the world. The VR game leverages WorldSense technology created by Google, which provides high definition PC-quality position tracking on a mobile device without the use of any additional external sensors. Lenovo Mirage Solo’s unique “6 Degrees of Freedom” feature enables players to smoothly navigate the game, thanks to its enhanced portability, high performance graphics and clear immersion, all without the use of a smartphone device as well.
Blade Runner: Revelations is out now exclusively on the Daydream platform by Google for the Lenovo Mirage Solo. The title is also available to fans on the Daydream View headsets. Players can download it for $8.99 on the Google Play Store.
About Seismic Games
Seismic Games is a leading games studio dedicated to creating immersive and high quality video game franchises. Founded in 2011, the studio develops mainstream original and licensed IPs such as Marvel Strike Force, Clan Wars for Call of Duty and Skylanders Battlecast for mobile; and spearheads new innovations in interactive entertainment across AR/VR platforms. The company was formed by seasoned game industry executives who were behind some of the best-selling game titles at Pandemic Studios, Activision Blizzard, and Vivendi Universal. For more information visit: www.seismicgames.com .
About Alcon Media Group
Co-founders and co-CEO's Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson founded Alcon Media Group in 1997 with partner Frederick W. Smith, the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FedEx. Warner Bros. distributes Alcon’s motion pictures via the companies’ long-term output distribution agreement.
Alcon’s recent films include Blade Runner 2049, the critically acclaimed drama starring Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford that won 2 Academy Awards and received an additional 3 nominations; and the contemporary war drama 12 Strong, a co-production with Jerry Bruckheimer and Black Label Media starring Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, and Michael Peña.
Alcon has financed and produced, and/or co-financed/produced 34 films to date including the Academy Award nominated Best Picture The Blind Side, which earned Sandra Bullock a Best Actress Oscar; The Book of Eli, starring Denzel Washington and Gary Oldman; Insomnia, starring Al Pacino, Robin Williams, and Hilary Swank and directed by Chris Nolan; The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants; P.S. I Love You starring Hilary Swank; the critically acclaimed dramatic thriller Prisoners directed by Denis Villeneuve starring Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Melissa Leo, Terrence Howard and Paul Dano; and the family hit Dolphin Tale 2, a sequel to its original starring Morgan Freeman, Harry Connick Jr., Ashley Judd and Kris Kristofferson.
In 2015 Alcon created the subdivision Alcon Television Group which has several on-air and upcoming projects including The Expanse, the critically acclaimed space thriller which returned to SYFY for its 3rd season on April 11; and the children’s animated series Pete the Cat, a co-production with Amazon Studios set to premier on the streaming service in 2018. Alcon Television Group’s past projects include the Grammy-winning HBO four-part documentary The Defiant Ones which chronicled the divergent roots and unlikely partnership of Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine; Amazon’s animated holiday special Pete The Cat: A Groovy New Year starring Elvis Costello and Jacob Tremblay; and the Emmy-nominated HBO documentary Sinatra: All Or Nothing At All from Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney which remains one of HBO’s most successful shows in the 50+ demographic.