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Blasters Of The Universe's VR Bullet Hell Mayhem Free This Weekend On Oculus Store

May 2, 2019 12:13 AM CDT

TORONTO, Canada - May 1, 2019 - Neon-tinged bullet hell shooter Blasters of the Universe, from Entertainment One's (eOne) Emmy Award-winning studio Secret Location, receives the free-to-play weekend treatment on the Oculus Store. Those using the Oculus Store can battle nerd-turned-evil-god Grand Master Alwyn and his relentless waves of harrowing minion hordes for free, starting Friday, May 3 at 10 a.m. PT until Sunday, May 5 at 11:59 p.m. PT.

Blasters of the Universe features a fluid combat system where players must physically duck, dodge, twist and turn their way through the onslaught of bullets in this nostalgic and heart-pumping VR shooter. Players can personalize combat styles by using a customizable weapon with over 130,000 possible loadout and blaster combinations to whoop ass any which way they please. Sadists left feeling in need of more challenges after completing the Campaign story mode can fully embrace bullet hell with the Endless mode's race to high-score heaven. There's even a far easier Casual mode for those a little less in tune with the ways of Alwyn's Inferno.

Once the free weekend ends, players can continue their fight against Alwyn by purchasing the game on HTC VIVETM, Oculus Rift and PlayStation VR for $14.99 USD. The game is rated E10+ for fantasy violence, crude humor and mild language. Secret Location produced Blasters of the Universe with the support of the Canadian Media Fund and Ontario Creates.

For more information on Blasters of the Universe:

  • Go to the Oculus Store for the free weekend: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1121855627886210/
  • Visit the website at https://www.secretlocation.com/experiences/blasters
  • Follow Secret Location on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram

About Secret Location

Founded in 2009 and acquired by Entertainment One (eOne) in 2016, Secret Location is reshaping the virtual reality (VR) industry by combining cutting-edge technology with traditional storytelling. Secret Location created the first original serialized VR narrative and is the first company in the world to win a Primetime Emmy Award for a VR project. Secret Location also in-house developed Vusr, a cloud-based content management system that offers solutions to several challenges in VR distribution such as monetization and managing location-based experiences.

About Entertainment One

Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE:ETO) is a global independent studio that specialises in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. The Company's diversified expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales; family programming, merchandising and licensing; digital content; and live entertainment. Through its global reach and expansive scale, powered by deep local market knowledge, the Company delivers the best content to the world.

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