Groundhog Day Announced in February: Like the Father's Son will be available on PlayStation VR for $ 29.99 on September 17, Oculus Rift and HTC Vive of Sony Pictures released Virtual Reality, MWM Immersive and Tequila Works announced.
Pre-orders will be opened on PlayStation Store, Oculus Store, Viveport and Steam on August 20 at a discounted price of $ 26.99. Pre-orders include, for a limited time, a code to download a digital copy of Groundhog Day the move, available after the release of the game (US and Canada only).
Here is an overview of the Sony Pictures Virtual Reality game:
In Groundhog Day: Like Father and Son players assume the role of Phil Connors Jr., son of Phil Connors The legendary movie that returns to Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, gets into a time warp as his father once did. Players will solve puzzles and explore the world introduced by the film as they try to break out of this time warp.
A demo for Groundhog Day: Like Father Like Son is available this week for visitors to gamescom in Cologne, Germany. Media representatives interested in seeing a demo of the game on PlayStation VR are invited to visit Sony Interactive Entertainment Booth, Hall 7, Stand A010, on Tuesday, August 20. Fans and members of the public interested in a demo of the game Visit Dell's booth for themselves, Hall 7.1 – Booth B030, Wednesday, August 21st through Saturday, August 24th.
With popular locations and celebrities from the movie as well as new characters Groundhog Day: Like Father Like Son contains funny puzzles that players must solve to solve the mystery of their own time warp. Along the way, the charming but arrogant and social media-obsessed Phil Connors Jr. will learn valuable lessons about life, love, and family to reach new audiences. Groundhog Day: Like Father Like Son is a perfect example of that, "said Jake Zim, SVP for virtual reality at Sony Pictures Entertainment. "By continuing the world of Groundhog Day in a VR game, we can introduce a new generation into the magic of the film and expand this universe. While the game introduces a new, modern story and protagonist, the themes covered in the original film remain intact today. "
" Storytelling through new media is a focus of our work at MWM Immersive, and VR gives us an incredible opportunity to narrate a fresh, modern Groundhog Day narrative, "said Ethan Stearns , EVP of Content at MWMi. "Extending the narrative of a movie to an interactive medium can be difficult, but the world of Groundhog Day was a perfect opportunity to combine the film's unique narrative archetype with the core mechanics of a game."  "VR enables players Explore unique worlds, discover stories, and interact with characters in a whole new way," said Raul Rubio, CEO and Creative Director of Tequila Works. "The iconic world and characters of Groundhog Day are incredibly rich and memorable, and we've used them as a starting point for contemporary experience and history."
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