If you own a PS VR headset and want to get your blood pumping, you’re in luck. Firesprites’ brutal roguelike horror game, The Persistence, has just hit the PlayStation Store. So, grab a friend for co-op, and moral support, and get ready to to put your survival skills to the test.
You will need to fully utilize your upgradable gear and weapons, but also flex your stealth skills if you want to live. However, death is not the end. As a clone of security officer Zimri, you can experience all the horror as many times as you like. Just remember, no two lives are alike and everything wants you dead.
The Life of a Clone
The life of a clone is a hard life on The Persistence. Caught in the pull of a black hole with a mutated crew of ravenous monsters, escape is slim. You will need to navigate the procedurally generated halls, repairing the ship and upgrading your gear as you go. All for the slight chance you can make it back to Earth in one piece. Luckily, if you have a friend with a phone or tablet, you won’t be totally alone.
Through a downloadable app, non-VR players can use their devices to hack into the ships computer. From their they can assist you by using the ships security system to open doors, distract enemies, and even find hidden items. Are your friends of the horrible variety? No problem! The can work against you and get rewarded every time your clone dies.
The Persistence is a PlayStation VR exclusive and currently only has Dualshock controller support. You can pick up you copy for $29.99 on the PlayStation Store, or try the free demo.