Enter this hidden izakaya bar hidden deep in the magical forest, where the octopus serves you, fish float into the sky, and a frog enjoys your company while smoking his pipe. In this world the impossible is now possible and you are invited to discover the games and enjoy this whimsical scenery.
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Positive (36) - 94% of the 36 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Sep 4, 2017

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Note: This Early Access game is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to play this game in its current state, then you should wait to see if the game progresses further in development. Learn more

What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Octopus bar’s purpose was to introduce VR in a fun and easy way to people who have never tried it but most importantly listen to the users and their feedback. The opinions and comments will help us further improve and expand upon the experience.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Octopus Bar will be in Early Access until several worlds are complete. Estimated full release by mid 2018.”

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

“In addition to general polish for the released elements, the game will expand to have multiple worlds based on feedback. The full version of Octopus Bar will include the following features:

New worlds / narratives mini-games to explore

Animation, audio improvements

Regular updates”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Octopus Bar is the first world (level) in this game with multiple interactions. This level, powered by the lab renderer, is a magical environment with beautiful dynamic lighting and shadows to transport you into another world. The difficulty level of the game is very low, and is specifically made for beginners in VR. This game only has one button (trigger) to interact amongst the environment.”

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

“Octopus Bar’s first world is free. Once the other worlds/levels are complete there will be a small fee.”

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

“Octopus bar is heavily reliant on the feedback from the Steam community. The views and opinions will directly affect how the rest of the worlds (levels) will be built out and finished. We really appreciate all feedback and look forward to improving and creating a fun and magical game for the future.”
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Notice: Requires one of the following virtual reality headsets: HTC Vive or Oculus Rift. See the VR Support section for more info.

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October 18, 2017

Full Release

The early access of Octopus Bar is temporary and free to play for now. VRNOVO is working on additional levels/content as well as making it available for the Oculus Rift. Once the full game is complete we will be releasing it in the Full release section, for a small fee.
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October 16, 2017

User feedback

Hi Everyone, extremely grateful for all of your feedback. Happy a lot of you are enjoying the game, and wanted to let you know that in this development stage we have only programmed the game specifically for the HTC Vive. We are currently working on a version for the Oculus Rift soon, we thank you for your patience.

Just one last note, We really appreciate the feedback regarding the beginning of the game to be a bit tricky. We are taking note. But for now, please start the game with your feet on the footprints located on the ground then you can grab the door at the handle and SLIDE it to the right.

Thanks again for your feedback. We hope to improve the game, with the other levels to come soon!

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About This Game

Enter this hidden izakaya bar hidden deep in the magical forest, where the octopus serves you, fish float into the sky, and a frog enjoys your company. In this world the impossible is now possible and you are invited to discover the games and enjoy this whimsical scenery.

You will be asked by the Octopus to do simple task:

. Chasing and catching a chicken for him to cook.

. Feed your frog friend the chicken and why not give him a little tickle!

. Shoot all the balloon fish with your ninja star crossbow.

. Find and shoot all the hidden “teru teru bozu” ghosts.

. Set the dragon free and enjoy watching him fly through the night sky.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1 or Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel® i5-4590, AMD FX 8350 equivalent or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 970, AMD Radeon™ R9 290 equivalent or better, Video Output: HDMI 1.4, DisplayPort 1.2 or newer
    • Storage: 557 MB available space
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