Your missing sister, an ancient machine, and a sinister presence await within The Gallery, an episodic, built-for-VR game inspired by dark 80’s fantasy films. Step into a VR adventure with groundbreaking new game mechanics, in a forgotten world filled with bizarre characters and wonder.
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Very Positive (655 reviews) - 87% of the 655 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Apr 5, 2016

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June 22

Finish Call of the Starseed to unlock Elsie's Glove in Heart of the Emberstone!

We know there's a few of you out there who have yet to finish Call of the Starseed. Maybe you were stuck on the beach (hint:shoot the bells!). Or maybe it was the fuse puzzle (hint:small tubes = paths with 1 wire, tall tubes = paths with 2+ wires!). But either way, we'd like to offer a fun incentive to finish the game before the release of Episode 2: Heart of the Emberstone this September!

Anyone who has already finished Call of the Starseed, or finishes it this summer (such as while the game is 50% off), will unlock an exclusive new glove skin for use in Episode 2. The Gallery has always been about putting YOU in the adventure, and we feel this new customization option will add a little flair to your journey. Your sister may be missing, but that doesn't mean her style has to be!

For reference, here's what the gloves currently look like in the game:



And here's the new glove skin you'll unlock for finishing Call of the Starseed:



If you're looking to add a little adventure to your summer this year, you know where to start!

-Cloudhead Games

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June 15

The Gallery Episode 2 Will Release In September

The Gallery - Episode 2: Heart of the Emberstone will release this September.

That’s 3 months from now, or the videogame equivalent of a third trimester—but I’ve been advised not to take the pregnancy metaphor further. Or use at it all. Shit.

The good news is that we’ve got a big beautiful project in the oven. Heart of the Emberstone is a much larger experience than Episode 1—in both playtime and scope—even larger than we expected. This new date will allow us to add in all sorts of extra details to really flesh out the world the way we want to. Heart of the Emberstone is a story-driven, non-linear adventure game built for roomscale VR. There’s not a whole ton of those out there right now, so we’re taking the opportunity to do it right the first time.

If you already own Call of the Starseed, and haven’t yet played it, we’re going to have to sit you down and give you “The Talk.” If you don’t have Call of the Starseed (or you’re just a very generous friend), we can neither confirm nor deny that Starseed will be at a significant sale price during a sale that may or may not be related to summer. I don’t have a PHD in statistics, but we have an 87% positive rating here on Steam, which means there’s a decent to good chance you’ll enjoy the game. Plus, you get our original soundtrack, composed by Skyrim’s Jeremy Soule, for free.

If you have played the first episode, we’d love to give away a couple keys for Emberstone when it releases this September to some of our fans. Just comment your favourite moment playing The Gallery and we’ll send a message to our favourite commentor at the end of the day. We’ll also give you an extra Starseed key to gift to a friend or trade for the hide of a rare Scandinavian leopord.

Without the support of our fans and the Steam community, we’d never be able to make the kind of ambitious project that Heart of the Emberstone is. We’ve received a ton of love and support here on our Steam forums in the multitude of “where is Episode 2” threads, and we’re pumped to finally confirm that it’s coming. For real. This September.

Thank you for sticking with us through this adventure. It’s going to be freaking rad.

- Cloudhead Games


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Reviews

“My favorite Vive game so far, The Gallery: Call of Starseed, exemplifies the capabilities of the hardware and VR in general.”
PC Gamer

“By the end I was literally awe struck standing in the middle of my living room, mouth agape, desperately wishing for more. Call of Starseed may very well be one of the, if not the, most polished VR game I’ve ever played.”
Upload VR

“Gallery’s greatest strength is capturing the breathless feeling of a Goonies-esque adventure. It’s exhilarating (and sometimes frightening) to physically tread across abandoned beaches and crawl through strange old sewers. And that’s only the beginning of a ride that gets a lot more fantastical as it goes on.”
Kotaku

About This Game

The Gallery is an episodic, fantasy exploration game built for virtual reality, inspired by the mystery of dark 80’s fantasy adventure films.

The Gallery - Episode 1: Call of the Starseed ™


A strange message left by your mischievous twin sister, Elsie, will draw you into a mysterious journey filled with bizarre characters, a sinister presence and awe inspiring adventure. Along the way, you will be assisted by a helpful yet unhinged Professor who may harbor ulterior motives of his own. Your search for Elsie will lead you to a cosmic machine that wields incredible power and it will test your will against the forces of a shadowy figure who resides within it.


  • Become the hero and experience a deeply immersive adventure inspired by the dark 80's fantasy films we know and love.

  • Enjoy groundbreaking gameplay designed specifically for VR with a full-room scale support experience, 1:1 hand tracking, and made for VR interactions that will have you moving, sitting, standing. crouching and crawling.

  • Challenge your wit and curiosity solving puzzles and diving into detailed worlds; looking in, under, over and around every nook and cranny.

  • Traverse through mysterious environments with comfort and ease, using Cloudhead's dynamically scaling BLINK locomotion system.

  • Cutting edge positional audio and spellbinding soundtrack by award winning composer Jeremy Soule.

Blink Locomotion System Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DwZt2jRE8PY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9R0TVLGne3U

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-4590
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce GTX 970 OR AMD Radeon R9 290
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Additional Notes: scaleable roomscale volume on the HTC Vive
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core i7
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce GTX 980
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Additional Notes: scaleable roomscale Volume on the HTC Vive
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