Independent VR developer Funktronic Labs has released its unique third-person flying taxi game, Starbear: Taxi, with official Windows Mixed Reality support. The trailer for which you can watch above. You can download Starbear: Taxi from Steam where it normally costs £5.79 (UK) / €6.59 (EU) / $7.99 (US) but has a 15% launch discount so is currently on offer for only £4.92 (UK) / €5.60 (EU) / $6.79 (US) until May 10th.

You can read more info about Starbear: Taxi in the following press release:

 

Funktronic Labs Launches New VR Game ‘Starbear: Taxi’ on Steam and Oculus

Fast-paced VR title roars onto Oculus Rift, Viveport, SteamVR and Google Daydream

May 3rd, 2018 – Indie developer Funktronic Labs announces its latest VR release Starbear Taxi is now available through Steam, Oculus and Viveport for $7.99!

3064 A.D. Fresh out of “hibearnation” (aka unemployment), Starbear is a mammal on a mission: to deliver as many busy bears to their desired destinations as possible, avoiding pesky raccoon bandits along the way. Featuring a novel VR-native RC flight-control system, you gain precise control over your space taxi, with a custom aerodynamics model that allows your flight skills to shine.

Featuring:

  • Immersive VR Gameplay – action-packed, skill-based taxi gameplay
  • Fun VR Controls – natural physics-based RC flight controls — easy to learn, tough to master
  • Cute-As-Heck Art Style – vibrant and colorful, with hand-crafted custom toon shaders
  • Replayable – Highly replayable arcade experience, perfect to drop into and instantly play
  • ♫ Dynamic Soundtrack ♫ – Music tuned to your personal playstyle
  • Leaderboards – who among you & your friends will have the beary best score?

Starbear Taxi is also scheduled to launch a mobile-optimized version on Google Daydream, Mirage Solo with Daydream, GearVR, and Oculus Go headsets. Work is underway for a PSVR version later in the year as well.

To find out more, visit: http://funktroniclabs.com/
Twitter: @funktroniclabs

About Funktronic Labs

Funktronic Labs is a studio that focuses on delivering creative experiences through games, VR/AR and other interactive media. Developers of award-winning titles Cosmic Trip and Nova-111, we’re about creating magical interactive experiences through the intersection of art and technology.

 

 

Are you interested in Starbear: Taxi? Have you bought it already and if so what do you think of it? Let us know in the comments below, or create a discussion in our (PC) Windows Mixed Reality VR Games forum. You can also write your own review of the game in our (PC) Windows Mixed Reality VR Game Reviews forum.

 

System Requirements

Minimum

Processor: Intel i5-4590 equivalent or greater
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 970 / AMD 290 equivalent or greater
DirectX: Not specified.
Storage: 12 GB available space

Recommended

Processor: Not specified.
Memory: Not specified.
Graphics: Not specified.
DirectX: Not specified.
Storage: 12 GB available space

 

Screenshots

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Source: Starbear: Taxi's Steam page