Become The Hero! Combine multiple fantastic superpowers and weapons in unique combinations to take on physics-based Ninjas, Robots, Gangs, Mutants, Aliens, and more in Project META!
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Oct 8, 2021

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Project META is a huge undertaking by a solo developer, and the game incorporates several complicated systems that all need to work together seamlessly, including Active Ragdolls, AI, physics-based combat, full body avatars, and destructible environments. Rather than wait another 1-2 years before the entire base game is ready, I want the players to enjoy it sooner and play a large part in the growth and development of the game.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Project META will be in Early Access for at least the next year, but probably longer. This completely depends on the amount of time I can dedicate to it. If the game takes off in the way I'm hoping for, I can dedicate myself to working on the game full time and it will be updated much more quickly.”

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

“The Early Access version will include the full game up to that point, with all finished power sets, weapons, interactions, levels, events, and enemies as they are developed, with the possibility of re-works as suggested by the community.

For the Full Release, I plan on having a single-player campaign with a storyline and natural progression from the start. This includes a semi-open world environment, several attached environments that can be accessed over time, multiple groups of enemies with their own abilities, strengths & weaknesses, and bosses, new weapons and gadgets to use, and new power sets to discover and play with.

The game will also receive updates after the game leaves early access, which will expand on all of the features mentioned above. With enough time, I would also like to eventually include:

  • Character Creation - Change the appearance of your VR avatar, including costume pieces.
  • Power Modification - Alter your powers in terms of aesthetics, feel, and functionality.
  • Mod Support - Community-made weapons, powers, levels, challenges, and enemies.
  • New Gameplay Modes - Survival Gauntlets, Time Trials, Races, and Challenges.
  • Steam Achievements
  • Voiced Dialogue
  • Multiplayer

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The Early Access version is currently a combat sandbox with some open-world traversal mechanics including flying, climbing, and swinging. Players can jump into any available level, start waves of physics-based enemies, engage in hand-to-hand combat, and continue to fight and experiment with the different available powers. Melee weapons and firearms will be added shortly.”

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

“The price may increase somewhat once it does release from Early Access, but ONLY once I feel confident that the content and quality of the game is worth it. Until that time, it will stay at the same price.”

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

“The community will play a huge part in development, and I plan on taking as much feedback as possible in order to improve general gameplay, controls, combat, super powers, enemies, AI, and more. There is already an active Discord community that has contributed to several features and tweaks to the game, and I hope to continue that as much as possible.

The Discord for Project META https://discord.gg/BydvBWVaEe is growing quickly and is where I will be most active to listen and respond to questions, feedback, suggestions, bugs, and more.”
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About This Game

Project META is a Physics-Based, Superpower, Combat-Heavy, VR Game!

Become the Hero of your dreams, as you mix and match fantastic superpowers in different combinations and take on Ninjas, Robots, Gangs, Mutants, Aliens, and more!



  • Fight, fly, swing, shoot, and smash your way through physics-based ragdoll enemies!
  • Physical weapons with full stabbing physics!
  • Collect new abilities, weapons, and items to develop your own personal combat style!
  • Switch power sets on the fly to create an infinite number of unique combos!
  • Grab an enemy Robot, throw it into the air, jet boost after him, and then punch him through a wall, before grappling him back to you for another round!
  • Destructible Objects! Use the environment to smash your enemies through walls, floors, and a ton of breakable items.
  • Future updates will include additional powers, enemies, levels, challenges, storylines, events, and more!


Welcome to the Combat Demo for Project META!

The game will be out in Early Access on October 8th! Wishlist now!

We will also be a part of Steam's Next Fest from October 1st - October 7th!


Multiple Power Sets to Mix and Match:

  • Strength: Use your enhanced physique to climb almost everything, or toss your enemies into the air.
  • Flames: Fly through the skies, throw flames, or breathe fire down on your foes!
  • Spider: Swing through the city, or grapple enemies and objects towards you.
  • Laser Fists: Physically PUNCH forward to fire different lasers from your fists!
  • Weapons: Create Swords, Shields, Kunai, or Spears to give you the edge in physical combat.
  • Healing, Enemy Tracking, and more!


Multiple Enemy Types, all with Full Physics Ragdolls

  • Robots!
  • Ninjas!
  • Powered Agents!
  • Aerial Drones!
  • and so much more to come!


Three unique environments to explore:

  • Apartment Complex and Ancient Asian City: Two combat sandboxes where you can fight waves of enemies in close quarter combat!
  • Millennium City, a smaller example of future open world cities where you can climb, swing, and fly around a large urban environment and fight enemies on the streets, rooftops, or in the air!


Don't forget to join the Discord server (Link is above), where you can post ideas, suggestions, bugs, and gameplay videos!

Thanks again for playing, I hope you enjoy it, and I look forward to making this an incredible game.

Don't forget to Add Project META to your Steam Wishlist!

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-4590 / AMD FX 8350
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 970
    • Storage: 6 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i7
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 1070
    • Storage: 6 GB available space

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