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New Rick And Morty Game Announced In Bizarre First Trailer

by : Ewan Moore on : 18 Jul 2016 10:18

maxresdefaultmaxresdefaultAdult Swim Games has announced that a new Rick and Morty game is in development – a virtual reality game, no less. 

The wonderfully titled Rick and Morty Simulator: Virtual Rick-ality is in development for the HTC Vive at Owlchemy Labs, the studio behind the surreal VR title, Job Simulator. 

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For those that might not know, Rick and Morty is an Adult Swim cartoon series that follows scientist Rick and his grandson Morty on a series of disturbingly grim (but very funny) sci-fi inspired misadventures.

Given that the first trailer is only about 10 seconds long, it’s unclear what exactly we’ll be doing in this game. From the brief glimpse we get, a pair of hands fiddles with a Plumbus (look it up) while Rick and Morty discuss VR.

Maybe you should just check it out for yourself below, as it kind of defies explanation.

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The YouTube description doesn’t really help either:

Thrust your hands and eyeballs into Rick’s garage with Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality. Touch things! Fondle things! Make horrible mistakes with dire consequences! The future is truly here (and it is deeply unsettling).

There’s no release date yet, but series co-creator and voice actor Justin Roiland tweeted that there’ll be a playable demo at San Diego Comic-Con.

The last Rick and Morty game was a brilliantly shameless Pokemon ripoff called Pocket Mortys. 

It’s free to play on mobile and I urge any fans of the series to check it out while we wait for this new VR adventure.

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Ewan Moore

Ewan Moore is a journalist at UNILAD Gaming who still quite hasn't gotten out of his mid 00's emo phase. After graduating from the University of Portsmouth in 2015 with a BA in Journalism & Media Studies (thanks for asking), he went on to do some freelance words for various places, including Kotaku, Den of Geek, and TheSixthAxis, before landing a full time gig at UNILAD in 2016.

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