Independent VR developer Psytec Games has brought its popular and critically acclaimed grappling hook-based 3D platformer, Windlands, to Windows Mixed Reality. It’s available to download from the Windows Store priced at £16.74 (UK) / €19.99 (EU) / $19.99 (US).

You can watch a trailer for Windlands above and read more info in the following factsheet:

 

Windlands

Description

Windlands is first person grappling hook VR exploration game. Soar through the ruins of a fallen civilisation and discover the secrets of the ancient world. It appeals to those who want to explore the breathtaking vistas at a relaxing pace, while the challenging routes attract gamers who like to master the skill of soaring through the towering environments at top speed.

History

Jon Hibbins and Ilja Kivikangas met at an Oculus Virtual Reality Event in the London Facebook Offices, Jon was there for Crystal Rift and Ilja was there for Windlands, a special connection was made and the rest is history.

Features

  • Designed for Virtual Reality First for the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, this leads to a rich immersive 3D environment with details you can lean into and see, this also presents perfectly in 2D.
  • Grappling hooks focused movement.
  • Variety of expansive levels that reward exploration.
  • Multiple routes provide a range of optional challenges.
  • Skill based, Speed Runs and Time Trials.
  • Goal Driven Gameplay.
  • Collectibles that reward exploration and completionism.
  • Calm, Positive, Pressure-Free, Non-Violent, Zen like relaxing play.
  • Unlock hidden areas and discover the many secrets. Create new paths and bring life back to the shattered world.

 

 

Do you like the look of Windlands? Have you bought it already or played it on another VR system and if so do you like 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: 8 GB
Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 970 / AMD 290 or greater
DirectX: Version 11
Storage: 12 GB available space

Recommended

Processor: Intel i7-6700K equivalent or greater
Memory: 8 GB
Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 980 / AMD 390X or greater
DirectX: Version 11
Storage: 12 GB available space

 

Screenshots

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Source: Windlands' Windows Store Page, Windlands YouTube Channel