Déraciné for PSVR – The magic is closer than you think!
PlayStation®VR Ι Genre: Fabulous VR Adventure
Appeared in 1815; after more than 120 years of oblivion, the book entitled “The Secret Commonwealth of Elves, Fauns and Fairies” written by the Scottish folklorist Robert Kirk is still today one of the most important and authoritative opuses on fairy folk beliefs.
In this milestone of English Literature; he describes his encounters with a vast number of representatives of the Little People; including fairies, wraiths, elves, and many other races offering unique glimpses into their enchanted world.
Left in manuscript form upon the author’s death in 1692, in this remarkable book the author portrays the fairies in this way: “These Siths or Fairies they call Sleagh Maith or the Good People […] are said to be of middle nature between Man and Angel, as were Daemons thought to be of old; of intelligent fluidous Spirits, and light changeable bodies (lyke those called Astral) somewhat of the nature of a condensed cloud, and best seen in twilight. These bodies are so pliable through the sublety of Spirits that agitate them, that they can make them appear or disappear at pleasure...” helping the people of the late 17th Century to keep a sincere belief in fairies.
Anyway, their popularity is not limited to the world of literature. Indeed, during the centuries, these magical creatures have been shown in hundreds of paintings, movies, books, and video games. From Pac-Land to The Legend of Zelda, passing through Wonder Boy, Odin Sphere, Kirby, and Dragon Quest; the fairies are ones of the most renowned characters in the game industry. Exploiting their skills and powers, everyone can get a big help from them (despite their small stature) to find secret paths, new weapons, and also as invaluable guides among uncharted territories. Even FromSoftware’s Hidetaka Miyazaki has been charmed by them, and to homage their importance he developed the brand new Déraciné for PSVR!
Following the splendors of Armored Core and Dark Souls series, this is a more intimate and ethereal adventure who marks the debut of FromSoftware in the VR universe. Set in an old isolated school where 6 orphans live with the headmaster; Déraciné for PSVR sees you as a faerie who can relive the memories of these children. With your magical powers, you can collect dozens of apparently repressed information. Put them together to unveil the mystery of the facility in which they live. Examine objects, solve puzzles, and interact with the pupils; the PSVR will let you enter in its beautiful and poetic magical world as anything else.
Delivering a “history through fragments”, fly around to experience the most wondrous and poetic game of this year. A game that can link easily the human’s world with the Little People’s one! Filled with unexpected twists and turns, melancholy, and a rich assortment of fanciful characters; Déraciné for PSVR is a new element that increases the long-established fairy tales’ tradition. Overflowing with charm, nostalgia, and authentic literary symbolism; its story will surely delight not the only fairy and folk-tale lovers of all ages, but also the people who aim to experience something really different.
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