Hero Index delivers the superhero-like flying experience that everyone has dreamed of. Fly like the superhero and wipe out everything stands in your way!
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Feb 28, 2020

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“As a game completely designed for Valve Index, Hero Index aggressively adopts finger gesture control without compromise. We want to know how players actually think about this brand-new control scheme.

We've paid lots of effort into this brand-new control scheme and being proud of our works so far. However, it is still experimental. We want to know how players actually think about it so we can make it better.

Besides, though the game is still under development, the core experience we aim to provide is already there, that is, dive into the middle of an epic space battle with power suit. Flying in the space and watching a 500 meters battleship explode in front of you is breathtaking. We believe that the game already worth the price at its current state.

One more thing, we also want to provide some inspiration to other game developer with Hero Index. We like to see more games for Valve Index come out. Finger tracking should become the standard of VR content and Valve Index deserves more exclusive games. We don't call ourselves Fingertip Games for no reason :)”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“About 3-6 months.”

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

“Planned features of full version :

  • More Weapons
  • Dynamic Binding between Gestures and Weapons
  • Power Suit and Weapon Customization
  • Battleship Upgrade and Customization
  • More Interaction with Battleship
  • Issue Order to Battleship and Fighters
  • Rework of Game Assets
  • Campaign Mode
  • Multiplayer

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Hero Index currently has 3 mission modes, 4 signature weapons and tutorial.

Mission Mode:
  • Encounter - Fight Against a Small Enemy Fleet
  • Escort - Escort Ally Battleship to Escape Point
  • Endless - Survive From Endless Waves of Enemy as Long as You Can

Signature Weapons :
  • Index Laser
Laser beam emitted from index finger.
  • Fist Cannon
Rapid fire triggered by holding your fist.
  • Ultimate Lightning
Open your hand to release unlimited power on multi targets.
  • Ultra Beam
Long range and wide angle final weapon. Open your hand to fire.

  • Tutorial
Learn about the unique control with a short tutorial

Player has unlimited ammo and won't take any damage. This is aim to let players focus on the enjoyable flying experience without worrying about being hurt.”

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

“Yes. Price will be raised gradually as new features being implemented.”

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

“We will communicate with players mainly through Steam Community.

Tell us what do you like or hate. All kinds of opinion from players is welcomed, especially :
  • Suggestion about the hand booster movement.
  • Suggestion about the gesture control, new gestures you would like to see.
  • Suggestion about weapons.
  • Any new features you would like to see.
  • Bugs and issues.

We will reply your post as soon as we can. When there is further update, players' opinion will also be considered.”
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About This Game

Hero Index is a VR Power Suit Action game designed for Valve Index Controller.


As the elite soldier wearing the hi-tech robotic armor H.E.R.O ( Humanoid Exo Robotic Outfit ) , you will be on missions of various situations (destroy a small enemy fleet, escort ally ship to escape point, etc...).

Take off from your own battleship, approach enemy's battleship from any angle you want.

Wipe out all enemies with your deadly arsenals.


INDEX LASER : Laser beam emitted from index finger

FIST CANNON : Rapid fire triggered by holding your fist

LIGHTNING : Electric arcs that will hit multi targets automatically

ULTRA BEAM : Long range palm laser. Warship killer


You are not fighting alone. Your battleship and fighter squadrons fight alongside you.


Hero Index delivers the superhero-like flying experience that everyone has dreamed of. Thanks to the innovative finger tracking of Index Controller, gesture-based fly and weapon control that was impossible with traditional motion controller becomes true for the first time.

As a game completely designed for Valve Index, Hero Index aggressively adopts finger gesture control without compromise.

Take the most iconic weapon, the index laser, as an example, for the first time in video game history, players can aim actually with their own index fingers and fire at will without pressing any button.


Sort of. With the latest "Escort" update, Vive Wand and Oculus Touch users can do fly control and use limited weapons now. It is still experimental feature so might have issues.


Control your fly direction and speed preciously with hand and finger motion.
No button is involved.

Fire your weapon by open your hand, hold your fist, or point with your index finger.
Do the right gesture, the right weapon fired, weapon switching can't be more seamless.
Again, no button is involved.

Breathtaking epic space battle experience tailored for the unique control mechanics.

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS *: Windows 7
    • Processor: Core i5-7500 / Ryzen 5 1600
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 1060 / RX 580 - 6GB VRAM
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    • VR Support: SteamVR. Standing or Room Scale
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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