After receiving your Gauntlet, a mysterious new power in the palm of your hand, you must travel to Ember, a long-forgotten world whose past holds many secrets. Find Elsie, uncover the history of Ember, and reveal the true intentions of the dark figure in the Starseed.
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Release Date:
Oct 18, 2017

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November 15

Welcome Windows MR! The world of Ember awaits.

You may have noticed a fun new icon on our Heart of the Emberstone page: Windows MR support!

We're excited to announce that you can now play The Gallery with your Windows MR device using the Windows Mixed Reality SteamVR Preview.

For more details on how to play SteamVR games using your Windows MR headset, download the Windows Mixed Reality SteamVR Preview, and read this post by SteamVR.

If this is your first experience with The Gallery, check out our first episode, Call of the Starseed, to get started.

Welcome to the SteamVR family--we hope you enjoy the adventure!
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October 20

Hotfix v1.0.2 is live!

In case it wasn't obvious from the title, we’ll be continuing to support Heart of the Emberstone with updates over the weeks. Bugs, performance, some content, all sorts of flavours.

As our first step, I'd like to introduce you to v1.0.2. It's basically the Heart of the Emberstone you've come to know and love over the last 48 hours, but with some more bug fixes! Cool, right? If you've found a bug, don't forget to let us know on our handy bug forum.

But in seriousness, thank you all so much for your support since launch--it's been incredible so far. Please keep sharing your experiences in your reviews. Post your favourite moments in the forums. Let your mom know on Snapchat, or Google+, or whatever, it’s all good. Let us know what we should keep doing, and let us know what you want to see from us in the future. You know where to find us.

v1.0.2 Changelog

-Player can no longer pull the cog lever once already in motion
-Added haptic feedback during key moment with the Gauntlet
-Disabled key Temple moment from activating early (thanks BOLL!)
-Grab highlighter added to dead crystals
-Created automated bug reporting tool (detailed in forums)
-Added SDK/Platform versioning to output log
-Resolved spamming of some broken refs
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“The entire package feels grander and more considered... It’s evolved to meet our heightened expectations of the second year of VR content.”
9/10 – Upload VR

“Longer, stonger and more immersive… Cloudhead has put in the hours producing a visually and emotionally adept story.”
9/10 – Road to VR

About This Game

The Gallery is a puzzle exploration game series built for virtual reality and inspired by the mystery of dark 80's fantasy adventure films.

The Gallery - Episode 2: Heart of the Emberstone ™

After following your sister Elsie to the world of Ember, you discover the remnants of a destroyed civilization, torn apart by two siblings and their individual quests for power. Along the way you meet a mountainous ally who, like you, is looking for their other half. Using the Gauntlet, a mysterious new power capable of manipulating energy, you must unravel the history of this forgotten place, and reveal the true intentions of the dark figure who sent you here.

Continue your epic journey through the Starseed to the distant planet of Ember, in this highly-anticipated sequel to Call of the Starseed, the VR adventure that started it all.

  • Unravel the dark past of a forgotten world inspired by classic 80’s fantasy, including Labyrinth and The Dark Crystal

  • Control impossible technologies with The Gauntlet, a mysterious relic imbued with telekinetic power

  • Unlock history with a world of new puzzles designed to take full advantage of the physicality and precision hand-tracking only possible with virtual reality

  • Come face-to-face with a mountainous ally and bizarre alien creatures in stunning roomscale presence

  • Experience the best in VR sound with captivating spatial audio and a brand new Original Soundtrack by award-winning composer Jeremy Soule

  • Immerse yourself in a lovingly polished world of fantasy; with multiple hours of gameplay, story, and wonder in this elaborate sequel

  • Experimental locomotion modes allow users to uniquely tailor their VR journey

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-4590
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce GTX 970 OR AMD Radeon R9290
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Additional Notes: Includes native Rift support
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core i7
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce GTX 1070
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Additional Notes: Includes native Rift support

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