LOS ANGELES, March 7, 2017 /CNW/ -- Paramount Pictures' Mission: Impossible has a new assignment – a virtual reality game. VRWERX, developer and publisher of the highly anticipated VR game "Paranormal Activity: The Lost Soul" based on another Paramount movie franchise, today announced a new VR game inspired by Mission: Impossible for all major head-mounted displays including HTC Vive, Sony's PlayStation VR and Oculus Rift. Similar to Paranormal Activity: The Lost Soul, this new VR game will offer an original storyline inspired by the classic spy movie franchise.
"We love Mission: Impossible. We're extraordinarily excited to enable audiences to experience first hand the thrill of being an IMF agent in this high-tech, adrenaline-charged universe," said Alex Barder, VRWERX Co-Managing Partner. "In addition to strategic gameplay, our proprietary movement system enables us to innovate running, climbing, fighting, and many other impossible stunts the fabled franchise inspires."
VRWERX, led by industry veterans Russell Naftal and Alex Barder, has quickly become one of the preeminent Virtual Reality companies focused on the creation and distribution of Virtual Reality gaming and 360 Live Action content. VRWERX is about to release another Paramount Pictures movie franchise based VR game, the upcoming Paranormal Activity: The Lost Soul, which features hours of terrifying game play. VRWERX is not only creating games but also has several other virtual reality entertainment experiences in development across multiple genres.
"Virtual Reality is the perfect platform to offer fans a truly immersive experience of being part of the exciting Mission: Impossible franchise," said LeeAnne Stables, President of Worldwide Licensing for Paramount Pictures. "Like Paranormal Activity, this VRWERX Mission: Impossible game will be a fully-interactive VR game and we know consumers will love the premise of playing as a smart and daring Mission IMF agent."
"We're honored to work with Paramount on one of their premiere franchises," said Russell Naftal, VRWERX Co-Managing Partner. "We are confident that Mission: Impossible will be another industry leading title demonstrating VR's unique platform in a way that audiences have not yet seen... It's going to be amazing."
VRWERX, is a AAA developer and publisher of Virtual Reality Gaming and 360 Live Action content. VRWERX will soon release the highly anticipated Paranormal Activity VR: The Lost Soul, a Virtual Reality (VR) game for distribution on HTC Vive, Sony's PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC in 2017. Additionally, VRWERX produced the first ever feature length 360 degree live action / VR movie JESUS VR to be released in 2017. VRWERX's in-house team of AAA developers has credits including Final Fantasy XV, XCom, Evil Within and Call Of Duty.
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