Drone Hero is an action game where you fly a drone through checkpoints whilst dodging heat-seeking missiles, zapping lasers, and other dangers.
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Jun 20, 2017

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“You get immediate access to hot new features as they're introduced. I've worked on many games and magic happens when the community is involved. I truly value the feedback.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“About 6 to 12 months.”

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

“The full version of Drone Hero is planned to contain more social features and customization. I want to connect players with each other to collaborate, compete and share. There are a few social features in development and I'll show it soon.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The game is fully playable with plenty of challenges, global leaderboard, local multiplayer, etc. A lot of effort has gone into creating the drone steering. The art is rudimentary in some areas.”

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

“The final price hasn't been decided yet.”

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

“You're welcome to submit feedback from within the game and on the community page. All constructive feedback is read, considered, and potentially integrated.”
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December 19, 2017

Winter Update 🎅🎄🎁


The arena has been pimped up with Christmas decoration, smooth music, and snow.


A bunch of players have been wanting to play Drone Hero but didn't have a VR headset. Now you can play Drone Hero without a VR headset using the regular screen and a keyboard or gamepad (only Xbox controllers are supported right now).

I've made sure that the game can be completed, but I honestly don't think it's possible to get 3 stars on the last levels in flatscreen mode. I'll work on that.

🎅🎄⭐🎁 POLISH & TWEAKS 🎁⭐🎄🎅

I've made the transitions quicker and balanced a few levels that were still too hard. Let me know if you think it's better.

So, kick it back and enjoy the last few days of the year. I'm looking forward to sharing the next year with all of you.

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from Neuston!

- Jonas
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“The developer took the popular drone trend and put it to use in a really well-designed and challenging VR game”
VR Games For

“Drone Hero makes you feel like the world's best drone pilot while showcasing VR's strengths”
Road to VR

“You can tell the studio has spent a lot of time perfecting the flight controls as they are pin sharp perfect”

About This Game


The arena is pimped up with Christmas decoration, smooth music, and snow.

Drone Hero is an action game where you fly a drone through checkpoints whilst dodging heat-seeking missiles, zapping lasers, and other dangers.


You have absolute control! Countless hours have gone into perfecting the steering. The drone aligns with the rotation of your hand, and pushing the trigger cranks up the power. Don't worry, a tutorial will guide you through the basics, and with a bit of practice you'll buzz around the room in no time.


Steam Audio is used to leverage HRTF-based binaural rendering. This refers to a way of recreating how a sound is affected by a listener's head, ears, and torso, resulting in subtle cues that allow you to pinpoint exactly where a sound is coming from.


You'll discover 25 unique levels packed with lasers, heat-seeking missiles and other dangers. You fly through the checkpoints as fast as you can -- the faster the higher the score. You can get up to 3 stars on each level, but you'll have to work hard because it's exclusive to the best players.


Wanna play with friends, family or colleagues? Drone Hero offers local multiplayer using pass-and-play. All players will be put through a set of random challenges. You'll all fight, but there will only be one winner.


Climb to fame on the global leaderboard. It's updated live, so as soon as you pass someone, they'll know.


You'll feel surrounded by light because the room is packed with bright lights that change color and synchronize with the pumping bass.


A small percentage of people may experience a seizure when exposed to certain visual images, including flashing lights or patterns. Immediately stop playing and consult a doctor if you experience any symptoms.

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: CPU Intel i5-4590
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 970
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
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