Games, stories and experiences

A dark narrative

Based in the North East of England, we’re an indie studio who make games with a story and a reason. We favour the dark side, be it mystery, horror or dark comedy, we make games with layers that might not be apparent on first look.

 

What we've been up to:

Hotel R'n'R

Aug 2019 - Early Access SteamVR, Oculus

A satirical look at everything wrong with the world played out through Rock'n'Roll mayhem. Make a deal with The Devil, make cash, gain infamy and buy more extravagant and ludicrous weapons.

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Hotel RnR Finger to the Manager
 
 

The Exorcist: Legion VR

Nov 2017 - SteamVR, Oculus / Oct 2018 - PlayStation VR / May 2019 - Oculus Quest

The Exorcist: Legion VR is an interactive VR experience set in the academy-award winning world created by horror maestro William Peter Blatty. Each chapter features a unique case of demonic possession that will test your courage and resolve.

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The Exorcist: Legion VR
 
 

Full game - A Chair in a Room: Greenwater

Apr 2016 - SteamVR / Oct 2018 - Oculus / Apr 2019 - PlayStation VR

Boasting three hours plus of content, this launch title was released on HTC Vive in April 2016 and won the UploadVR award for Best Horror 2016.
Immerse yourself in this tense VR thriller set in America’s Deep South. Navigate your way through your memories, piecing together the clues and puzzles, to solve the mystery of how you have awoken in the sinister Greenwater Institute, known only as patient no.6079.

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A bible on a chair in the Greenwater Institute
 
 

The Harbinger Trial

Feb 2017 - Samsung Gear VR

This classified experimental procedure allows you to relive the memories of high-security patients via their subconscious mind to unravel the sinister truth behind their conditions and crimes.

The Harbinger Trial is a psychological thriller that invites you to explore the darkest corners of the mind.

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The Harbinger Trial
 
 

Star Trek Timelines VR

Sept 2016 - iOS & Android Google Cardboard

Designed to support the hugely successful ‘Star Trek Timelines’ game on Android and iOS. This VR tour of the galaxy takes you through 50 years of ‘Star Trek’ exploration in a narrative voiced by Q himself, John de Lancie.

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The Constitution Class ship
 
 

A Chair in a Room: Greed

Dec 2015 - Google Cardboard

Released for Christmas 2015, this was an update for the original app, and an exercise in introducing movement into the experience and developing the storytelling process.
You are a corporate lawyer rising to the top in the corporate elevator (literally and metaphorically), with each stop revealing a new piece of your sinister story.

A scene from A Chair in a Room: Greed
 
 

A Chair in a Room

May 2014 - Oculus DK1 / Dec 2014 - Google Cardboard

The original VR short horror experience, released in 2014 as a free demo for Google Cardboard and Oculus. With over 500,000 downloads and an average rating of over 4 out of 5 stars, this is where it all started.
The story draws a macabre plot at a deliberately slow pace to create a hugely atmospheric virtual experience that unfolds around you to reveal why you find yourself on A Chair in a Room.

A Chair in a Room title artwork