COPENHAGEN -- March 20th 2023 - 5th Planet Games, GoodbyeWorld Games, and Skybound Entertainment released the award-winning game Before Your Eyes on a brand-new platform, PlayStation VR2, on 10 March of last week. This launch makes the BAFTA-award-winning game even more immersive through groundbreaking VR technology, and its success is excellent news for 5th Planet Games and our shareholders. Media reception for this new version of the game has been outstanding so far, and one of our favorite reviews comes from @KindaFunnyVids Greg Miller. Watch the clip! Additional praise from press includes comments like: "a beautiful showcase of what VR storytelling should be" - The Verge "impressively poignant" - Push Square "a wonderful feat of game design" - The Loadout "it's unlike anything you've played before" - GameSpew "a groundbreaking gaming effort" - Daily Star "a sublime narrative experience" - UploadVR "the first MUST PLAY PlayStation VR2 title" - Kinda Funny Games If you aren't familiar with Before Your Eyes, the game initially launched on PC in 2021 and is now a wholly unique VR experience controlled simply through the blink of an eye. Players begin their journey in the company of The Ferryman, tasked with locating souls and transporting them to the afterlife in an emotional journey that combines a voice-acted story with an innovative blinking mechanic. Following its PC launch, the ground-breaking PlayStation VR2 technology now allows players to more fully immerse themselves in this unparalleled gaming experience. Without a doubt, Before Your Eyes is proof of why compelling storytelling and experiential innovation in games matters and is another huge win for the 5th Planet Games and Skybound partnership! Mark Stanger, CEO of 5th Planet Games About 5th Planet Games 5th Planet Games is a video games publisher located in Copenhagen, active in games across all global platforms and devices. It has a long and successful history of working with established brands and strong IP. Now, in partnership with Skybound Entertainment, the company will extend access to compelling, global IP such as The Walking Dead. About Skybound Entertainment Established in 2010, Skybound Entertainment is a multiplatform content company that works closely with creators and their intellectual properties to deliver one-of-a-kind experiences to fans. The company is home to critically acclaimed global franchises including The Walking Dead, Invincible, Superfight and Impact Winter About GoodbyeWorld Games GoodbyeWorld Games is an award-winning independent collective of gamemakers based in Los Angeles. Its first project, Close Your, was the winner of the Indiecade Developer's Choice Award (2014), and the IGF Best Student Game Award (2015). Its debut full-length project, Before Your Eyes, was first released and published by Skybound in April 2021, winning the Games Beyond Entertainment category in the 2021 BAFTAs. The game was also released for mobile devices via Netflix in July 2022.
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