Just when you the VR craze appears to be on its last legs, Nintendo brings it back in a big way thanks to a Nintendo Labo VR Kit, VR support for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey, all of which is out this April.

In light of the VR revival, when Nintendad was attending EGX this week for us, he had a chance to interview Image & Form Games’ Julius Guldbog and among the questions that were asked, VR came up. Here is the full question and response in full:

Nintendad: With Nintendo’s announcement that 2017’s GOTY BotW will be playable in its entirety in VR, I guess my question is, when will we see a VR SteamWorld experience?

Julius Guldbog: Haha. It’s actually something we very briefly touched upon. Nintendo really held their cards close to their chest with that announcement. We were speaking to some people over at Nintendo of Europe earlier who knew nothing about that until the news became public. It was the same with amiibo, when that first came around, nobody knew that Nintendo would license out the technology and allow for indies to make their own amiibo (which is ultimately what happened with Shovel Knight).

So, to answer the question, if we could find a way to make either Labo, or VR add to the experience, it’s certainly something we are willing to try. The same goes for amiibo.

While this is no means a guarantee that a VR SteamWorld game will happen, it does need to be said that with the likes of Image & Form and Zoink Games both being a part of the Thunderful Games banner, one VR game is already on the way in the form of Zoink Games’ Ghost Giant VR, so Image & Form would be able to ask for help in house, if they require it.

SteamWorld VR

For more from the interview, why not click here and check out the whole thing?



By Jack Longman

In 2015, when rumours of the NX and Zelda U were everywhere, my brother and I started Miketendo64 and we've been running it ever since. As the Editor-in-Chief, I have attended video gaming events in three different countries, been to preview events, and penned more than 4,000 articles to date, ranging from news, to features, reviews, interviews and guides. I love gaming and I love all things Nintendo. I also love Networking, so don't be afaid to reach out. Email: contact@miketendo64.com / jack.lo@miketendo64.com Website: https://miketendo64.com/ YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyVMO4QgcniAjhLxoyc9n8Q

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