Defend your city from alien invaders in this colorful virtual reality game! Aim, shoot, and protect your planet for as long as you can in a variety of game modes & special missions!
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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?

“This game is in "early access" so the ultimate planet-protecting experience can be delivered sooner - but that requires your help! Play the game, send in feedback (email or Steam community or feedback forms) and we'll make protecting the planet an even better experience for everyone!”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“This game will be in early access until a reasonable amount of game content & game polish is complete. We really want everyone to play our game, but to also have enough time to polish this game, create additional special missions, and make it work on any new VR hardware that comes out soon too!”

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

“The full version of this game will have more polish in gameplay, VR UI & UX, and additional special missions. Basically more AND better stuff!”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The core of the game is complete - we're at a beta stage already - so it's just a matter of improving what already exists & tuning everything to your feedback.”

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

“Planet Protector VR will have a price increase once it leaves early access. Due to the extra missions & additional game polish applied during this phase, the quality of this product will go up - and so shall its price. Get the game while it's cheap!”

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

“We'll be listening for player feedback in various online forums & groups. Steam communities, subreddits, Facebook groups, Youtube videos, whatever - every little bit helps!

We also have some forms for players to complete if they'd like to suggest new content or report any bugs & errors. Please access those forms here:
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Notice: Requires a virtual reality headset. See the VR Support section for more info.

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October 1

PPVR HD OMG!

We've finally released a preview of the game's overhaul.

This new version of the game is built from the ground up for computers. Yes, the previous version was essentially the Google Daydream version of the game. This means the graphics are improved a bit, there's more going on in the game in some parts, and the controls should feel a little nicer.

There's still a lot to work on and we're looking forward to feedback on this version of the game. Let us know what you think!

We've been taking this version of the game around to conventions & expos throughout the year, starting with RTX Sydney 2018 in February. Conventions like that, Supanova, and even various tech & highschool fairs have been a great place for us to get feedback to make this game even better as anyone's first step into VR.

Unfortunately, some features of the game did get stripped out. It's mostly temporary. Things like the flycam & helicopter cam will come back soon, as will the screenshot feature. For now, you just have to enjoy on the gameplay in VR!

We'll be updating the Steam product page screenshots & videos in the lead up to PAX AUS 2018, so if you don't have 10 minutes to play the game, you'll still be able to see all of the cool new stuff really soon!

Keep on protecting the planet, players!

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June 23

Overhaul Incoming!

Hey all! Sometime soon, we'll be releasing an overhauled version of Planet Protector VR.

This overhaul comes from player feedback at RTX Sydney 2018 and Supanova Sydney 2018, with the overhaul specifically being tested at Supanova.

I don't have many screenshots to show at this time, though I can happily confirm a few little points:

  • The game runs much, much smoother now.
  • The game looks much, much prettier (bye-bye smartphone limitations!)
  • The game has a variety of new enemies to play against.
This updated version of the game will come to Steam soon - I'll make another announcement soon before that happens, but I'm looking at a July/September update for now.

I know this has been our only update so far -- development has been slow due to other work popping up. I'm grateful for all of your support, believe me!
If you do want more frequent updates, it might be best to follow BigfootDS on Facebook since I post regularly there.

Thankyou for your support and patience, this game is improving bit by bit! I'll post again soon. :steamhappy:
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About This Game

Defend your city from alien invaders in this colorful virtual reality game! Aim, shoot, and protect your planet for as long as you can in a variety of game modes & special missions!

Please note: This game is in early access because it's not yet finished. Your feedback will help us make the game so much better - you can report bugs and suggest new content through these forms!

Planet Protector VR is perfect for showcasing virtual reality to your friends, family, and other newcomers to the virtual world! Put on your favorite headset and jump in - defend the USA Capitol Building, the Eiffel Tower and many other famous landmarks as well as your own city. Bringing back gameplay from gaming eras long gone and throwing it in to new virtual reality technology, blast away the outer-space invaders and defend yourself against their missiles & other attacks. Proven to be great for gamers & non-gamers alike through almost a year of constant exhibiting & demos around Australia, in schools, at business events, and other awesome places. Everybody wants to protect their planet!

Using motion controllers, you can aim at the alien invaders and fire as much as you like - these simple & intuitive controls work across a variety of VR platforms & devices, allowing everyone to jump in and do their duty for their planet! Become the Planet Protector today!

This game has more content updates planned throughout the coming months as well. More themed missions & locations, plus more enemies and other cool features!

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 SP1 or newer, Windows 8 or newer, Windows 8.1 or newer, Windows 10 or newer
    • Processor: Intel i5-4590 equivalent or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 970, AMD Radeon R9 290 equivalent or better
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: VR for players, big screen for hosts & spectators!

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