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Google buys company behind Rick and Morty VR game

Owlchemy, the VR developer behind Job Simulator gets acquired by Google

By: Anthony Garreffa from May 11, 2017 @ 20:40 CDT

Google is splashing around some cash acquiring VR developer Owlchemy, the team behind one of the best VR games out there - Job Simulator. Owlchemy also worked on the Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality game, which is available for both the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.

Owlchemy said in a statement that they will "continue building high quality VR content for platforms like the HTC Vive, Oculus Touch, and PlayStation VR". Google said in its own blog post that the two companies will be "be working to create engaging, immersive games and developing new interaction models across many different platforms to continue bringing the best VR experiences to life".


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