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A Night in The Forum VR released for PlayStation 4

May 24, 2019 in Announcements, Games, News

VRTRON Malta just released A Night in The Forum, an educational environmental narrative game, based on scientific reconstructions, that uses PlayStation®VR to magically immerse you in the world of Augustan Rome. Your story starts off with a little capricious trespassing in The Forum ruins. But things soon magically derail into a night-long adventure as a mysterious voice guides you back in time and into the shoes of a Roman military standing guard in The Forum.


“Octavian – later known as Augustus – brought the final civil war of the Roman Republic to an end by defeating Mark Antony and Cleopatra in The Battle of Actium. This ushered Rome into the longest period of relative peace in Europe – Pax Romana – and the status of freedom was restored.

By performing tasks, you’ll shed light on bits of knowledge, piecing them together to paint a
picture of Roman life at the epochal height of this civilization, during the 1st century.

Visiting the Forum of Augustus in Rome, will never be the same…

Game Specs:

  • 1 player
  • DUALSHOCK®4 Vibration Function
  • HD Video Output 720p,1080i,1080p
  • A PlayStation®Move navigation controller or Wireless Controller will be required for motion control features.
  • PlayStation®VR and PlayStation®Camera is required to play this product

Find our more about the game at: RevealVR and Download the Game from: Play Station Store

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 732599

Hatch (Rovio) levels up to 5G gaming with Samsung Galaxy S10 5G

April 15, 2019 in News

Hatch is kick-starting the 5G era in mass-market consumer services as part of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S10 5G device launch in the world’s fourth-largest games market.

As part of the cooperation, three months of Hatch Premium is included with purchase of the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G in Korea. Starting today, Samsung will also promote Hatch in retail stores across the country, while featuring Hatch as a 5G hero service in the Galaxy App Store and the Game Launcher app. High-profile Hatch League events — casual mobile eSports tournaments where everyday players can step up and become a star — are also planned for later this year. 

Hatch and Samsung
Hatch and Samsung

For Hatch, the partnership with Samsung comes on the heels of recently announced collaborations with leading teleoperators such as NTT DOCOMO in Japan and Sprint in the United States. Working together with the world’s top operators and device manufacturers signals a major escalation of Hatch’s go-to-market pace globally, following the battle-tested service’s European soft launch.

Arkanoid Rising: A showcase for 5G gaming

Galaxy S10 5G users will also be among the first to play the Hatch Original Arkanoid Rising, a bold new reimagining of the arcade classic produced by Hatch in association with legendary Japanese developer TAITO.

A showcase for 5G gaming available only to Hatch Premium members, Arkanoid Rising is built from the ground up for streaming with social play at its core. Players can play solo or invite a friend online for a helping hand at any time for instant two-player coop, or face off in PvP mode for short, competitive block-breaking bouts. Competitors can add even more friends and invite them to spectate from multiple angles, all while keeping the voice chat line open.

Arkanoid Rising will be followed by more mobile exclusives — games which will be available in Korea only for Hatch Premium members with Samsung 5G devices.

Unreal Engine developers may receive $500,000 in funding

April 10, 2019 in News

Publisher Sold Out has launched an new initiative for the Unreal dev community called ‘The Unreal Box Offer, it will offer financial support to release an indie digital game in a retail box.

Developers can secure funding of up to $500,000 and the opportunity for their titles to be released to the physical market, providing an additional revenue stream along with the competitive advantage of increased visibility.

“This is a great way for us to recognize up-and-coming titles and to optimize their success through physical release,” said James Cato, COO of Sold Out. “The Unreal Box Offer represents a modern opportunity for retail game sales, and Sold Out looks forward to publishing fantastic new Unreal Engine titles.”

“At Epic we support programs that help Unreal Engine developers get their games into the hands of as many players as possible,” said Mike Gamble, Head of Unreal Engine games licensing for Europe. “We applaud Sold Out’s efforts to bring promising independent titles market with even more prosperity.”

The Unreal Box Offer is open to anyone developing a game using Unreal Engine that is scheduled for release in 2019 and 2020. Interested developers can find out more at www.soldout.unrealboxoffer.com


About Sold Out

Sold Out combines a wealth of experience with youth to form its close-knit team. Publishing for physical and digital distribution, Sold Out has had the joy of working with Team 17, Rebellion, Frontier Developments, and other indie developers. For more information on Sold Out and its upcoming titles, visit the official website at soldout.uk.com

About Unreal Engine

Epic Games’ Unreal Engine technology brings high-quality games to PC, console, mobile, AR, and VR platforms. Creators also use Unreal Engine for photorealistic visualization, interactive product design, film, virtual production, mixed reality, TV, broadcast, and animated entertainment. Download Unreal Engine for free at unrealengine.com.

Publisher Sold Out has launched an new initiative for the Unreal dev community called ‘The Unreal Box Offer, it will offer financial support to release an indie digital game in a retail box.

Developers can secure funding of up to $500,000 and the opportunity for their titles to be released to the physical market, providing an additional revenue stream along with the competitive advantage of increased visibility.

“This is a great way for us to recognize up-and-coming titles and to optimize their success through physical release,” said James Cato, COO of Sold Out. “The Unreal Box Offer represents a modern opportunity for retail game sales, and Sold Out looks forward to publishing fantastic new Unreal Engine titles.”

“At Epic we support programs that help Unreal Engine developers get their games into the hands of as many players as possible,” said Mike Gamble, Head of Unreal Engine games licensing for Europe. “We applaud Sold Out’s efforts to bring promising independent titles market with even more prosperity.”

The Unreal Box Offer is open to anyone developing a game using Unreal Engine that is scheduled for release in 2019 and 2020. Interested developers can find out more at www.soldout.unrealboxoffer.com

About Sold Out

Sold Out combines a wealth of experience with youth to form its close-knit team. Publishing for physical and digital distribution, Sold Out has had the joy of working with Team 17, Rebellion, Frontier Developments, and other indie developers. For more information on Sold Out and its upcoming titles, visit the official website at soldout.uk.com

About Unreal Engine

Epic Games’ Unreal Engine technology brings high-quality games to PC, console, mobile, AR, and VR platforms. Creators also use Unreal Engine for photorealistic visualization, interactive product design, film, virtual production, mixed reality, TV, broadcast, and animated entertainment. Download Unreal Engine for free at unrealengine.com.