Team17 Digital and Paw Print Games in association with vTime Games have today announced Border Bots VR, a brand-new, single-player, VR simulation–puzzle game coming to PlayStation®VR2, SteamVR, and Meta Quest 2. A light-hearted take on a robot-led future, Border Bots VR will see players step into the boots of a human border agent stationed within a futuristic megacity.
To climb the corporate ladder, they will need to examine documents and employ the use of a variety of quirky gadgets, including a 3D printer, barcode scanner and contraband detector, to interact with a host of friendly assistant AI and mechanical denizens, ensure they have the necessary clearance to enter, and aren’t concealing any unauthorised items.
Check documents for discrepancies and robots for unauthorised modifications while confiscating forbidden items
Ensure a hard day’s work with an array of handy gadgets such as a 3D Printer, Barcode Scanner, and Contraband Detector
Rise up the corporate ladder by purchasing upgrades, gadgets, and booth enhancements, and keep an eye on the competition with performance review leaderboards.
Antony White, Director, Paw Print Games, said:
“We are beyond excited to work with Team17 Digital on Border Bots VR. Team17 is a company that has created many of the games we spent countless hours with during our childhoods and we look forward to working with them, and vTime Games, to help bring a whole new dimension to our beloved IP.”
Steve Craft, Director, vTime Games, said:
“We’re ecstatic to finally share news on our partnership with the powerhouse that is Team17 Digital through vTime’s new gaming division, vTime Games. With their decades-long, chart-topping history in gaming, we’re proud to be a part of Team17’s journey into the world of VR and after almost a decade developing social spatial experiences, we’re excited to be bringing our team’s rich gaming heritage to the forefront with vTime Games. We can’t wait to share more about Border Bots VR soon.”
Michael Pattison, Chief Executive Officer, Team17 Digital, said:
“We’re thrilled to be working with both Paw Print Games and vTime Games to continue our journey into the world of VR. Border Bots VR’s light-hearted and detail-oriented approach really appealed to us and we look forward to helping the team deliver players a unique VR experience.”
About Paw Print Games
Paw Print Games is a video games development studio formed in the UK in 2011 by passionate veterans of the games industry, Steven Craft and Antony White. Coming from a background of selling hundreds of millions of AAA video games, including the iconic LEGO games, the studio kick-started its journey with the multi-award winning and App Store Game of the Week, Kami Retro. After several years developing mobile games, it switched its focus back to PC and console titles whilst also dipping its toes into VR with the side-scrolling beat-em-up, Bloody Zombies. It is now focused on fully immersive, tactile, funny, story driven experiences, such as the upcoming Border Bots VR. Visit PawPrintGames.com for more information.
About vTime Games
Fusing a decade of experience in alternate realities with a rich AAA gaming heritage, vTime Games is a UK-based studio focused on delivering immersive cross-platform titles. With an extensive back catalogue of success in concepting and delivering hit titles, the team is led and staffed by industry veterans who have created some of the world’s most successful studios and critically acclaimed games, from platform launch titles to BAFTA and AIAS award winners. A division of vTime – the studio behind the first cross-reality social network, vTime XR – vTime Games merges world-beating industry talent with cutting-edge proprietary technologies and AI to develop groundbreaking gaming experiences, both through original IP and co-development with its partners. For more information visit www.vtime.net
About Team17 Digital
Founded in 1990, Team17 Digital is a leading developer, video games label, and creative partner for developers around the world. Part of Team17 Group plc, which floated on AIM in 2018, Team17 Digital has an extensive portfolio comprised of over 120 titles, and fully encapsulates the spirit of independent games. Team17 Digital’s portfolio of multi-award-winning and award-nominated in-house brands include Hell Let Loose, Golf With Your Friends, The Escapists, and the iconic Worms franchise, alongside its games label partner titles, including the award-winning games Blasphemous, Greak: Memories of Azur, and Overcooked! franchise. Visit www.team17.com for more info.
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