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Catch A Fisherman’s Tale for VR Starting January 22, 2019

Catch A Fisherman’s Tale for VR Starting January 22, 2019

Catch A Fisherman’s Tale for VR Starting January 22, 2019

Live a cozy, isolated life until you realize you’re a wooden puppet who lives inside a model lighthouse

Category: Upcoming Release
Written by: Karla Munger on December 16, 2018
Genre: Narrative VR Adventure
Published by: Vertigo Games
Developed by: INNERSPACE VR in co-production with ARTE France with the support of CNC, Ville de Paris New Media Fund and BPI France
Release Date: January 22, 2019
Platform: Windows, PlayStation 4

A Fisherman’s Tale is an adventure game exclusively for VR. You’re a fisherman-puppet named Bob who lives alone in a model lighthouse. You keep to yourself and have little knowledge of the outside world.

Then one day, you learn that a Big Storm is coming. You must leave your cabin, go to the top of the lighthouse and turn on the light. This is easier said than done, as you discover that outside, reality bends and twists. The world is replicated inside and out in an infinite recursive loop.

Say what? The laws of physics don’t seem to behave properly here. You need some help! And who better to assist you than…you? You’ll need to collaborate with yourself to solve multi-dimensional riddles.

Co-produced by ARTE, the European culture channel and digital network with a focus on creation and innovation, A Fisherman’s Tale is a narrative VR production that at its heart tells a story about breaking through illusions to find the truth. And who knows, you may even discover something about yourself along the way…

Gilles Freissinier, Web Department head, co-developer ARTE France: A Fisherman’s Tale is an amazing story full of surprising and playful gameplay. It explores immersive writing in virtual reality and brings an unprecedented proposition to VR gaming. ARTE is a proud collaborator on A Fisherman’s Tale together with its talented creators at Innerspace and publisher Vertigo Games.

Richard Stitselaar, Managing Director, Vertigo Games: A Fisherman’s Tale is an extremely polished and charming VR title, and clearly a work of passion for its creators over at INNERSPACE. We’re proud to be in a place where Vertigo Games is able to contribute to the success of other VR studios, by supporting them in the areas of marketing and distribution and leveraging the network and expertise that we built when we published our own VR titles.

A Fisherman’s Tale will launch on PlayStation VR, HTC VIVE, Oculus Rift and Windows Mixed Reality on 22 January 2019. Visit the Steam page for additional info.


Karla Munger

Karla Munger

I've been with JA in one capacity or other since 2003. I'm currently website administrator. I'm also a digital artist (my avatar is one of my creations). I write reviews and articles, create graphics and basically help tend the site. It's work I enjoy very much. I love playing games of all kinds, but adventure and RPGs are my favorites (particularly scary/dark/unsettling ones). At the top of my list are The Cat Lady, The Longest Journey, Dreamfall, Still Life (first one only), Scratches and Culpa Innata. I'm a dyed-in-the-wool recluse and prefer the company of animals, hardware and ghosts to human beings (no offense). And no bio would be complete without my saying that I do NOT care for phones of ANY sort. Further, I think Dell computers are garbage and that Microsoft has become megalomaniacal. "I put my heart and soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process." - Vincent Van Gogh "I need solitude for my writing; not like a hermit - that wouldn't be enough - but like a dead man." - Franz Kafka "I've been to hell and back, my boy." - Susan Ashworth, The Cat Lady

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