Rise of Insanity – The Interview

October 10, 2019 ·

In this issue of Mr. PSVR’s Interview Corner, we talk with Sabastian of Red Limb Studio and look into the world of Rise of Insanity. A first-person psychological horror game that originally was not built for Virtual Reality, but was later added. Set in America in the 1970s, the story focuses on Dr. Stephen Dowell, a renowned psychologist faced with a difficult patient who shows distinct, yet contradictory symptoms of different medical disorders. But we also get into more of the mystery and the world of Dr. Stephen Dowell. Is it true what they say, that you truly cannot understand someone until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes?

logo
This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is image-137.png

Hello and welcome to The PlayStation Brahs. Can you please introduce yourself and let us know what a typical day like for you is like at Red Limb Studio?

Hello, I’m Sebastian, one of the Rise of Insanity gameplay programmer and designer, there is also Franciszek our main programmer and head of Red Limb Studio, Adam also the originator of RLS – magician who can make almost everything looks more beautiful in Unity engine, and last but not least Krzysztof responsible for PR and marketing.

Our day is mostly a common day in the office besides we work more than 8 hours and after that we make 1h break. In this time, we do some physical work out and play music instruments. Just to give rest for our brains and spines.”

Are there any other projects or games you have been a part of that gamers might be aware of?

“We have made little game (our first) only for VR called The Purge Day. Was quite popular back in the days on Samsung Gear VR platform. And now we are working on something special, so stay tuned :)”


Rise of Insanity launched recently for the PlayStation VR, can you give us some backstory about the characters and the story?

“Set in America in the 1970’s, the story centers around Dr. Stephen Dowell, a renowned psychologist faced with a difficult patient who shows distinct yet contradictory symptoms of different mental disorders.

The life of the doctor himself is also shrouded in mystery – you must step into his shoes to find out the truth. There is also Susan Dowell – Stephen wife and little Teddy. I can’t tell you more without spoilers :)”

Childroom1_1920x1080.png

Originally Rise of Insanity was not made for VR, was there always some thought about bringing it to VR or was it more of a let’s see type of an idea?

“Yes, we always thought about bringing it to VR. That was our main goal after launching Early Access on Steam.”

What did you find to be the most surprising aspect when working with Rise of Insanity and VR?

We can all agree that the most surprising aspect was to find out how to get rid of motion sickness and asset optimization.”

Do you feel that horror and VR is the perfect combination compared to non-VR?

“Yeah, VR plus horror games equals an unforgettable experience. You can immerse in games world like nowhere else

Is there anything you learned with working with PlayStation VR compared to other platforms as far as obstacles or surprises that maybe you were not expecting?

“Porting game from PC version to console and most importantly to VR version is associated with many technological aspects (boring things 😛 ) but there is big difference between XBox and PS. On PS, you have regions that are culturally different and the steps you need to go through to release game on store are different.

VR is a new way to play and experience games, where do you see VR in like 5 – 10 years?

“We hope there will be an antigravity chamber and people will step into it with suits that will allow you to feel almost everything.”

If you could tell someone who was looking to get into VR three things, what would they be?

  1. Only VR allows you to play games while on the move – no more sitting.
  2. It is an experience that you will not experience anywhere else.
  3. Very addictive :P”

With the library of PlayStation VR games and experiences growing, what would you say to someone looking for that new game or experience and why they should get Rise of Insanity?

“Captivating story, beautiful locations, easy gameplay, what more could you want? Don’t be scared :)”

Garden1_1920x1080.png

I really want to thank Sabastian of Red Limb Studio for taking the time out of his schedule, his thoughts on Virtual Reality, and a closer look into Rise of Insanity.

Rise of Insanity is out now on PlayStation VR and is also available on Steam.

Also, check out the review.

To learn more about Red Limb Studio, please visit their sitelike them on Facebook, follow them on Twitter, and subscribe to their YouTube channel.

In case you missed the trailer, please enjoy.

Mr. PSVR, August 15, 2019, theplaystationbrahs.com
Next Post

Get Ready To Go On A Ride With The Bride Of Frankenstein.

What happens when you take Universal Pictures, Ford, and the company holoride and they combine their forces? You get possibly the future of in-vehicle entertainment. Take the new 2020 Ford Explorers, fighting off monsters of the night with the Bride…
Read
Previous Post

Table of Tales: The Crooked Crown – The Interview

In this issue of Mr. PSVR's Interview Corner, we talk with Neil Rennison of Tin Man Games and get into some of the games that they have been responsible for and learn more about their newest game, Table of Tales:…
Read
Random Post

When The Darkness Is Grim, Who Will Rise?

You are Ophelia and the 41st Millenium needs you. But in this war, when it seems to grim, no ordinary soul will do. So you will need to weed out the corruption within humanity and help save a race. Features…
Read
Random Post

Solaris Offworld Combat - The Review

When you think about eSports now, what really comes to mind? Would it be the action, the environment, maybe even the thrill of the moment as your favorite team tries to win and hopes that they will become number one?…
Read
Random Post

If One Could Escape, What Would One Create?

Our place used to be a place that everyone thought about. A place where we had inner peace, love, and life. There was something about these shores that made things seem just right with the Giants and the Villagers. We…
Read
Random Post

It's Time To Pop This Virus...

I know this is a crazy time we are in. The world seems like it is upside down with the Virus outbreak making us all pretty much staying at home. But I get it. Some of you may feel angry,…
Read

Leave a Reply

© 2022 The VR Dimension - Escape Into Your Reality

You cannot copy content of this page