Nov. 8, 2021

Monday Morning Coffee - Interview with Ricardo Acosta of Unplugged

Monday Morning Coffee - Interview with Ricardo Acosta of Unplugged

In this episode of the Ruff Talk VR Monday Morning Coffee series, our hosts Dscruffles and Stratus interview Ricardo Acosta, creator of the revolutionary VR air guitar hand-tracking game, Unplugged, available now on the official Oculus Quest store! Unplugged in made by developers Anotherway and publishers Vertigo Games. We talk with Ricardo about his start in game development, the origins of Unplugged, some future plans for the game, and more!

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Unplugged Oculus Quest Store Description:

Play air guitar and write rock history in VR! Unplugged lets you rock out to some of the biggest and most insanely cool songs from world-famous rock bands, including The Offspring, Weezer & Ozzy Osbourne, using just your hands. Become a rock legend with Steel Panther’s inimitable frontman Satchel as your mentor.

Produced by the lead guitarist of Guitar Hero and fully powered by hand-tracking, playing air guitar has never felt this real. Pick up your virtual guitar, select a song, match your fingers to the chords, strum the strings at the right time and engage the crowd! Unlock songs, venues, guitars, and more on your way to rock stardom and compete with the world’s best air guitarists on the leaderboards. Are you ready to ROCK?!

• Go on an epic journey celebrating 5 decades of rock
• Unlock venues, songs, and gear on your rise to fame
• Jam out to 20+ rock hits in 3 difficulty modes
• Become a rock legend on the global leaderboards

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