HTC moves into VR development with Vive debut

Internal 'Creative' team working on Front Defense, as well as non-game experiences
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HTC is developing its first virtual reality title for its Vive virtual reality headset.

Front Defense is a wartime shooter which will see players utilise a variety of ‘classic’ weapons, such as pistols, rifles, grenades and anti-tank rockets.

It’s the first release from HTC’s internal ‘Creative’ team, and joins a selection of non-game experiences also in development for the platform, including a ‘boating and fitness’ title and concept title Ruckus Ridge, described as “allowing consumers to experience the sensory shock potential and diversified development virtual reality brings”.

Further details are scarce, but Venture Beat reports that the game will make its debut at the Computex event in Taipei.

The move follows HTC’s announcement of its $100 million Vive X accelerator, designed to encourage devs around the globe to build experiences for the PC device.