Epic Games demos ‘Bullet Train’ game for Oculus Rift

Brittany A. Roston - Sep 24, 2015, 2:11pm CDT
Epic Games demos ‘Bullet Train’ game for Oculus Rift

Epic Games has demonstrated a new video game it has in the works titled “Bullet Train” — it is a VR game designed for the Oculus Rift, and as the name tongue-in-cheek references, it is a shooting game that takes place within a train station. Gamers get off the train in a train station and begin shooting a variety of firearms at various armor-clad baddies. Gameplay video after the jump!

The trailer below shows the first look at Bullet Train as played on the Oculus Rift using Oculus Touch controllers. Said Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney, “Using the Oculus Touch controller for locomotion, we’ve built a world-scale VR gunfight experience with gameplay that weaves in and out of bullet time. Presenting: Bullet Train.”

The game was demonstrated at Oculus Connect 2 in Hollywood this afternoon; it uses motion controls as part of the getup, allowing gamers to play as an agent infiltrating some collective of bad guys in a station. Haptic feedback allows gamers to feel the weapons they’re using.

Ample news related to VR and Oculus in particular have been dished over recent hours — Minecraft VR for Oculus Rift became official, for example, and it was was announced that the Gear VR headset from Samsung and Oculus will be arriving for consumers this November at $99 USD. Check out our Oculus portal for more!

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