Rotterdam (NL), December 15th, 2022 – Vertigo Games, the VR publishing and development arm of the PLAION Group as well as developer Innerspace VR are proud to announce that Maskmaker is now available globally on the Meta Quest 2 platform. A VR puzzle-adventure for players with an appetite for exploration and an eye for craftsmanship, Maskmaker takes the studio’s trademark style of magical storytelling and industry-leading VR puzzle design to entirely new realms. Vertigo Games has shared a launch trailer to celebrate the announcement—take a look below!
“Since we started working on Maskmaker, we were hoping for a release on Quest 2, as we've always been convinced that this title—an adventure full of wonder and mystery—would perfectly fit with the Quest 2 audience,” said Balthazar Auxietre, Creative Director at Innerspace VR. “Thanks to our publishing partnership with Vertigo Games and our work with the Incarna team on tightening performance for Quest 2, we're really excited to see the game finally coming on this platform and looking this great!”
“We’re thrilled about this magical addition to our line-up of VR adventure games from none other than the talented team at Innerspace, who previously brought us the industry-favorite A Fisherman’s Tale,” added Kimara Rouwit, Director of Publishing at Vertigo Games. “We’re incredibly excited to expand our successful publishing partnership with them further.”
In a vibrant universe from the developers of the award-winning A Fisherman's Tale, you play as a Maskmaker's apprentice, learning to craft magical masks that act as gateways to mysterious realms. From mask-to-mask and puzzle-to-puzzle, you'll explore your way through each "mask realm" seeking your lost master Prospero as you attempt to unravel the secret behind his disappearance. Maskmaker provides a captivating VR adventure full of mystery and a sense of constant wonder: craft your masks, explore their realms, and create a story unlike any other!
Maskmaker provides a captivating adventure full of mystery and a sense of constant wonder, an adventure game that strikes the perfect balance between an engaging story and compelling gameplay, making the Quest 2 the ideal platform for its semi-casual, family-friendly experience. Along with quality-of-life updates & the introduction of a free mask-making mode for hours of additional fun, Maskmaker boasts a bevy of features, including:
Magical VR Craftsmanship: Craft diverse magical masks; gateways to eight magical worlds to discover
Explore Wondrous worlds: Freely explore, meet new cultures and collect resources to craft new magical masks
Each Mask Is a Role to Play: Blend into unique cultures and inhabit their spirits; colorful characters with a role to play
A Spellbinding Fable: The next magical story from the creators of A Fisherman's Tale
Vertigo Games, the VR publishing and development arm of the global PLAION Group, is a multi-platform VR publisher and developer with offices in Rotterdam & Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and Los Angeles, California. With teams in the areas of development, publishing and LBE (location-based entertainment) distribution, the company offers a portfolio of quality VR games that provide novel, powerful and full-featured gaming experiences both inside of the home, as well as outside of the home through its leading LBE content provider and management platform SpringboardVR. Games include Vertigo Studios’ evergreen brand Arizona Sunshine®, the epic VR action FPS After the Fall® and the music game Unplugged VR®. Upcoming games include the highly anticipated Hellsweeper VR. Vertigo Games is a PLAION (previously Koch Media) Group company. http://vertigo-games.com
About Innerspace VR
INNERSPACE is a cutting-edge VR creation studio based in Paris, dedicated to leveraging the power of VR to build games and entertainment with a strong creative identity. We imagine gaming mechanics, worlds and stories for casual VR users to enjoy on all major devices, and craft experiences using our own development frameworks. With experiences and games fitting various forms, from online platforms to LBE, and are available in English and Chinese, as well as French and German for selected titles. http://innerspacevr.com
PLAION runs a multi-label strategy, with fully owned publishing units, such as Deep Silver, Prime Matter, Milestone, Vertigo Games and Ravenscourt, publishing games for consoles, PC and VR platforms across all physical and digital channels.
Additionally - as a global publishing partner - PLAION has formed long-term multinational publishing collaborations with numerous game publishers including Activision Blizzard, Bethesda, Capcom, Focus Multimedia, Giants Software, Koei Tecmo, Paradox, Sega, SNK, Square Enix, Techland, THQ Nordic, Tripwire, Warner Bros and many others.
With its parent company in Höfen, Austria - and the HQ in Munich, Germany - PLAION owns local publishing companies in Germany, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Sweden, the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, Australia, the United States as well as Japan and Hong Kong.
PLAION owns ten game development studios: Deep Silver Volition (Champaign, IL, USA), Deep Silver Dambuster Studios (Nottingham, UK), Fishlabs (Hamburg, DE), Warhorse Studios (Prague, CZ), Milestone (Milan, IT), Voxler (Paris, FR) , DigixArt (Montpellier, FR), Flying Wild Hog (Warsaw, Kraków, Rzeszów, PL), Free Radical Design (Nottingham, UK) and Vertigo Games (Rotterdam, Amsterdam, NL). Additionally, PLAION collaborates with numerous independent development studios around the world.
Part of PLAION is also PLAION PICTURES, a leading independent film distributor in Europe with a library of more than 1.400 titles. Further business operations include Sola Media, a sales agency and production company for family entertainment, Spotfilm Networx, a multi-channel streaming network, and a sub-label dedicated to Japanese animation.
PLAION also owns the leading video game merchandise company DPI Merchandising (Denver, Roseburg, USA and Munich, DE) and a Quality Assurance Facility in Olomouc, CZ.
PLAION is an Embracer Group company.