Journey deep into the heart of an ancient realm of myth and legend in this epic interactive virtual reality adventure series.
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Mixed (27) - 44% of the 27 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Feb 10, 2017

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Notice: Requires a virtual reality headset. See the VR Support section for more info.

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April 14

Additional content to be added at no extra cost to existing users

We've been listening to everyone's feedback and, after a lot of consideration, we're happy to announce that we've settled on a new model for offering our Thunderbird experience that we believe will satisfy everyone's appetite.

Rather than offering a series of short 15-minute episodes, we've decided to combine them all together and offer a complete experience by adding them onto the existing episode as they become available.

While we may likely adjust our pricing to reflect the additional content, existing users will not have to pay for any additional content in the form of periodic updates.

Please note that while we hope to be able to offer more, our current plan is to create a minimum of 1-2 hours of novel game play for the completed experience.

We're really looking forward to sharing our newest work with everyone and will be sure to post an announcement once we have the new update available!

-Thunderbird Development Team
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“It's an extraordinary experience just being there. It's incredible!”
Jeff Cannata / CNET

“In the twenty minutes or so I spent in Thunderbird were among the best I have spent in VR. The experience hits on everything that makes the medium so incredible.”
Will Mason / UploadVR

“I played through it a few times to capture this footage, and I'm hooked. I want more.”
Ben Kuchera / Polygon

About This Game

NOTE: This is a short 15-minute experience so please be aware of this before making your purchase. We will be adding additional content as it becomes available and may adjust our pricing to reflect the additional value. Existing users will not have to pay for additional content.

Also, if you find yourself stumped on a puzzle then please observe your situation and/or surroundings more carefully and consider all your options before reporting a bug.

Awarded the Best VR Experience of 2016 at the first Unity AR/VR Vision Summit, this short introductory experience contains approximately 15 minutes of high-quality, puzzle-based, interactive gameplay that showcases the power of true room-scale VR.

                Requires 3.6m x 2m (12 ft x 6 ft) of play space for full room-scale version.

Designed from the ground-up for room-scale gameplay, Thunderbird encourages natural movement for both navigation and interaction giving the ability to walk freely around the virtual world while using your hands to interact with objects, just as you would in real life.

This freedom of movement eliminates all probability of sim-sickness and offers the most immersive VR experience to-date.

                  Requires 1.2m x 1.2m (4 ft x 4 ft) of playspace and a 360' tracked area.

For those lacking the playspace required for full room-scale gameplay, this Home Edition offers an intuitive teleportation feature so that users can enjoy the full experience without any of the discomforts and side-effects that are commonly associated with artificial locomotion in VR. Please Note: 180' formats are not supported.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Quad core CPU 3.0 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 970 / R9 270X
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Developed for GTX970 and above
    • OS: Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10
    • Processor: Quad core CPU 3.5 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 980 / R9 290X
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Developed for GTX970 and above
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