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access_time April 15, 2021 at 11:00 AM in News by David Poole

Puzzle Bobble VR: Vacation Odyssey Bursts Onto Oculus Quest & Quest 2 This May

Taito and Survios have announced a new perspective to the Puzzle Bobble experience. Puzzle Bobble VR: Vacation Odyssey is coming to Oculus Quest and Oculus Quest 2 on May 20th, 2021. This will be the first time the iconic bubble dragons Bub and Bob are moving to the VR space. The game takes place in a first-person perspective as players burst bubbles matching colors with their bubble launcher. Earning coins, players can even activate VR-specific power-ups to give brand new tools for the game. You can check out the announcement trailer below!

Puzzle Bobble VR: Vacation Odyssey will feature 100 3D puzzle stages where you’ll aim, match, and burst! Fans will also be happy to know that ZUNTATA returns to create the soundtrack, including new and classic songs from the series. The game will feature a story mode that takes players all across an island as they aim to reach 3-star ranks in each stage. Infinite mode will send an endless wave of bubbles for you to match with as you reach for high scores. Players will also be able to access a 1-on-1 online duel mode as they send jammer bubbles to thwart their opponents. Check out the gorgeous screenshots below.

“We are excited to bring Puzzle Bobble to virtual reality through our partnership with Survious in Puzzle Bobble VR: Vacation Odyssey,” said President of Taito Corp. Tetsu Yamada. “VR allows us to deliver a new approach to the bubble-popping, allowing long-time fans and new players to experience Puzzle Bobble like never before and just in time for Bubble Bobble’s 35th anniversary.”

Players can download the game from Oculus Home when it releases on May 20th. What do you think? Are you interested in checking out this iconic puzzler in VR? Let us know in the comments below!

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