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Nicolas Doucet (Creative Director / Producer, Sony Interactive Entertainment)
Location: Room 3016, West Hall
Date: Wednesday, March 20
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Pass Type: All Access, GDC Conference + Summits, GDC Conference - Get your pass now!
Vault Recording: Video
Audience Level: All
In October 2018, Japan Studio's ASOBI Team released 'ASTRO BOT Rescue Mission' for PSVR, a platformer which went on to become one of the highest rated VR titles of all time. In this session, Creative Director Nicolas Doucet talks about the origins of the project, how the team tried new ideas and the ups and downs that went into reinventing one of the world's oldest game genres in VR.
Viewers will leave with an understanding of the game design process that went into 'ASTRO BOT Rescue Mission', how the team prototyped innovative gameplay and maximized the use of the VR Medium.
This talk is intended for game developers of any level with an interest in VR. No technical knowledge is required. Game Designers and Project Managers may get the most out of it.