Adr1ft video offers nine minutes of disorienting space horror


Grab a spew bag, because floaty space exploration game Adr1ft has a substantial nine minute gameplay video for you to watch. It's the most generous footage we've seen so far and it looks really beautiful, providing you can stomach glacially-paced, low gravity movement. I don't have a good history with this stuff (1990s space shooter Descent made me feel wretchedly ill) but maybe you'll fare better?

The Oculus Rift launch title is expected to release at the beginning of next year. You won't need VR to play it, but after watching the footage above I'm pretty certain that's how it's meant to be played. Sam Roberts got his hands on Adr1ft back in March, and enjoyed it. "Playing the 10-minute demo of Adr1ft is something I’d class as a genuinely memorable and worthwhile experience," he wrote.

Shaun Prescott

Shaun Prescott is the Australian editor of PC Gamer. With over ten years experience covering the games industry, his work has appeared on GamesRadar+, TechRadar, The Guardian, PLAY Magazine, the Sydney Morning Herald, and more. Specific interests include indie games, obscure Metroidvanias, speedrunning, experimental games and FPSs. He thinks Lulu by Metallica and Lou Reed is an all-time classic that will receive its due critical reappraisal one day.