Built from the ground up for VR, Raw Data’s action combat gameplay, intuitive controls, challenging enemies, and sci-fi atmosphere will immerse you within the surreal environments of Eden Corp. Go solo or team up and become the adrenaline-charged heroes of your own futuristic technothriller.
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Very Positive (107 reviews) - 85% of the 107 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (1,092 reviews) - 86% of the 1,092 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Jul 14, 2016

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“The forefront of the VR gaming revolution has attracted an outspoken, tight-knit community that is as crucial to the development process as our own internal testing and development. After the positive reception we’ve received from multiple events including VRLA, GDC, PAX East and West, and E3, we’ve made player feedback a key element of evolving Raw Data from a co-op demo into a fully realized Active VR game that everyone will want to play again and again.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We’re aiming to have the full version of Raw Data ready as soon as possible. The Early Access period will last as long as it needs to gather valuable community feedback, implement it into the game, and nuke every reported bug or glitch to ensure the final game is solid and complete in both gameplay and narrative.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The full release of Raw Data will be an ambitious, replayable smash-up of adrenaline-heavy action and engaging environments. You’ll get shooter-style firepower such as akimbo pistols, pump-action shotguns, and compound bows, but also dynamic melee combat with blades and fists, deadly defenses such as upgradable turrets, barricades, and traps, as well as special abilities and ultimates for each hero. During matches you will also have access to numerous boost items like destructible shields and laser sights, in addition to secondary weapons such as throwable grenades, sidearms, and more. On top of all that, we’re developing more unique enemy types, as well as building out a full 12-part story campaign to further immerse you in the game.

The beginning of Early Access introduced players to two starting heroes, each with their own unique weapons and nanotech-based special abilities. And we’ve already got more heroes that will be unveiled later in the Early Access period. Additionally, we are putting a heavy amount of focus on new maps to further expand the experience, with a total of twelve missions currently planned for full release - each with their own sets of challenges and achievements. We’re also continually revamping the in-game visuals and experimenting with exciting new ways to eviscerate your android enemies.

Throughout Raw Data’s evolution--both during Early Access and after the full version is released--these content updates will be heavily influenced by the continuous feedback we receive from our community.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Since its launch in July 2016, Raw Data’s Early Access build has significantly evolved from our original showcase build circa E3 2016. Our two original playable heroes--Bishop, the Gun Cleric, and Saija, the Cyber Ninja--have now been joined by a third with Boss, the Street Merc. We now have seven missions packed with a dozen different enemy types and deployable turret and shield defenses. Raw Data’s social VR experience has also grown significantly, from our in-game matchfinding platform to leaderboards that encourage friendly competition for both solo players and co-op teams.

And we must include one small disclaimer: because Raw Data is still in Early Access, player progress may be reset from time to time as we release patches and improve systems design. We treat systems as features just like everything else, so we greatly value feedback from the community on progression, unlocks, credits, scores, leaderboards, challenges, and the like. Also, we anticipate a full progress reset on all players when we launch v.1.0--the final game--but all players who purchase Raw Data while it’s in Early Access will also get the full game on release.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“All Early Access purchases will retain the full product value of the final release price: if you get Raw Data during Early Access, you will also get the full game on release.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“The main hub for community engagement will be right here on our Steam community forum, where our devs are already engaging with questions and discussions. We’ve also got exclusive content features about Raw Data and its production that will be published here on Steam and simultaneously on the official Raw Data news site. We also have submission forms on the official Raw Data website to report bugs and share feedback.

Also, be sure to follow our social media channels on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, where we’ll be regularly sharing updates. Several of our devs are also active in Reddit’s r/vive and r/oculus communities.”
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January 20

#FreeKeyFriday: Raw Data x HoloBall, Phase 2!



Last week, we all sweated it out in HoloBall for #FreeKeyFriday. Now, it's Tree Fortress's turn to show they've got serious robot-kill skills in Raw Data--and the level of choice is "Hard Point" on Hard difficulty!

Beat their score, tweet it out, and you could win a free HoloBall key. Get all the details at their news post here!

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January 17

Survios 2017 Summer Internships: Applications Now Open!



Attention students: looking for an internship that’s so outside the box, it’s in another dimension? You're in luck: Survios is now accepting applications for our 2017 Summer Internship program!



If you're interested in getting truly hands-on with the nuances of VR development, Survios gives you the opportunity to work directly alongside our game and art teams on live projects. We're looking for kickass game engineers, designers, artists, modelers, and animators to join our team and work on the next generation of gaming.



Ready to join the Survios team for three months of awesome, in-depth professional experience? Apply now! (Applications close March 17.)

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Reviews

“Raw Data is perhaps the most advanced first person shooter in VR.”
TechCrunch

“Best VR Game of GDC 2016: One of the most immersive games we've tried.”
Tom's Guide

“Raw Data...is intuitive, it's challenging and it's an incredible amount of fun.”
Polygon

About This Game

Neo-Shinjuku - 2271. The massive and seemingly benevolent Eden Corporation owns the world. The elite hacker resistance movement SyndiK8 has unearthed the sinister reality behind Eden Corp’s newest line of robotic products. As one of SyndiK8’s elite operatives, your mission is simple: infiltrate Eden Tower, steal as much Raw Data as possible, and get out alive--bringing Eden Corp down in your wake.

Built from the ground up for virtual reality, Raw Data’s action combat gameplay, intuitive controls, challenging enemies, and sci-fi atmosphere will completely immerse you within the surreal environments of Eden Corp. Go solo or team up and become the adrenaline-charged heroes of your own futuristic technothriller. You will put your wits, boldness, and endurance to the test.

Active VR gameplay turns you into a controller, with instant reflex access to an arsenal of advanced weapons and cutting-edge nanotech powers. Shared spaces with avatars and motion tracking encourage players to physically communicate through body language and environment interaction.

Cool Features
  • Active VR Combat: Utilize your body to dual wield pistols, slash and slice katanas, pump shotguns, deflect projectiles, do gun tricks, or even use your fists in close-quarters combat.
  • Choose Your Hero: Play as one of three heroes--Bishop, the Gun Cleric; Saija, the Cyber Ninja; or Boss, the Street Merc--each with their own unique weapons and technopowers, including bullettime, telekinesis, boomerang swords, rapid fire, gravity manipulation, charged shots, and more. Holster up and pull weapons off your body with physical loadout and check your stats on the in-game forearm display.
  • Deadly Defenses: Hack into Eden’s munitions database to access weapon upgrades and deadly defense systems to amplify your shootout strategy. Transform your environment with turrets and shields.
  • Adaptable Enemies: Battle against swaths of murderous machines, including stealth ninjas, laser gunners, rocket heavies, jumping crawlers, exploder bots, flying drones, charger mechs, ion beams, towering megabots, and more.
  • Online Co-op: Team up in a shared co-op VR space that encourages social communication via body language, facial expression, blended animation, and simulated eye contact.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel i5-4590
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 10 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel i7-4770
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 10 GB available space
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