Ace Banana for the PlayStation®VR Out TODAY
Oasis Games Isn’t Monkeying Around with Day One Launch of Whimsical Arcade Archery; Kicks off Month of Exciting PS VR Title Releases
BEIJING – (October 13, 2016) – Monkeys beware as Oasis Games Ltd, a leading independent Chinese publisher, today announced that its day one PlayStation®VR title, Ace Banana, has launched. Developed exclusively for VR, Ace Banana is a first person arcade archery game where players wield a bow to protect their banana stash from a host of marauding monkeys. The light-hearted shooter features a mix of over-the-top fun supported by native VR controls, which allows players to quickly get into the action.
“Ace Banana is a great game for the PlayStation VR launch with its fun and unique gameplay offering,” said Alen Wu, Business Director at Oasis Games. “Players will find themselves stepping into a colorful world, armed with a bow and variety of fun ‘arrows’ to protect their tasty bananas from waves of attacking monkeys – the fun is quick and the experience is immersive.”
In the game, players assume the role of a skilled Banana Archer, the world-famous protectors of innocent bananas. In opposition are hordes of mischievous monkeys who are dressed in a variety of different costumes and approach you using different techniques and moves that add to the surprise factor and excitement of the game. As these meddling monkeys arrive in waves through 16 stages, players must use the PlayStation®Move controllers to mimic drawing, aiming and shooting their bow with an arsenal of quirky arrows ranging from plungers to rubber fish and even cute pandas! Players will need to stay alert and be aware of their virtual surroundings as when all their bananas are stolen, the game is over!
Ace Banana is developed by TVR (Time of Virtual Reality) and is published by Oasis Games in North America, Europe and select countries in Asia for the PlayStation®VR. From October 13, 2016 through October 27, 2016, there will be a 10% discount off the base price of $14.99 and a 20% discount for PlayStation®Plus members. Keep up to date on all the monkey business, including the upcoming co-op feature on Facebook here. This games is rated “E for Everyone” by the ESRB.
Details of more product releases will be announced in the coming weeks for the Oasis Games PS VR line up. Like Oasis Games on Facebook at fb.me/OasisGamesOfficial, follow us on Twitter at @Oas_Games and on Instagram @OasisGamesOfficial.
About Oasis Games
A leading independent Chinese game company, Oasis Games prides itself on serving as an ambassador for China’s massive gaming community to the West with its strategic business endeavors. Established in 2011, Oasis Games was one of the first publishers in China to deliver online games to overseas markets, currently reaching over 100 million players in 70 countries. The company continues its pioneering presence as the first, and currently sole, strategic publishing partner of Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) Shanghai for the overseas publishing market—uniquely positioning Oasis Games to bring high quality Chinese games to PlayStation® players worldwide. Its blockbuster online RPG, Legend Online has attracted over 50 million players in China and Naruto Online, the official RPG browser game of the Naruto franchise has amassed a global following. The award-winning exploration adventure game, KOI, was Oasis Games’ PlayStation®4 console debut for the western market. The company will launch a lineup of four exciting PlayStation®VR games, in addition to Ace Banana which launch today, during the PS VR launch window, more than any other publisher. For more information, visit http://company.oasgames.com/en/.