Oculus Rift getting "erotic adventure game" Wicked Paradise

"We have hundreds of beautifully crafted shooter games but not a single well designed erotic video game," says project founder.

Hotly anticipated VR headset Oculus Rift will be getting an erotic adventure game. The title, Wicked Paradise, is being developed by a team of "seasoned" developers who have reportedly worked on Rage, Call of Duty, Lost Planet, Madden, and PlanetSide 2.

Image Credit: Road to VR

"We are all very excited about the future of digital entertainment and are using our years of experience creating the highest-quality video games to create an erotic virtual reality adventure game that will blow your socks off," reads the game's official site, which also states that Wicked Paradise is due for release in 2014.

"Imagine playing Leisure Suit Larry but instead of watching a screen, you are inside the game," reads the Wicked Paradise site. "Imagine the world and its inhabitants look highly realistic. Imagine walking into a bar in Wicked Paradise, noticing a beautiful lady, talking to her, and seducing her. Imagine playing your cards right and having passionate wild sex with her."

In an interview with Road to VR, the game's founder, Jeroen Van den Bosch, said, "I was always fascinated by the fact that we have hundreds of beautifully crafted shooter games but not a single well designed erotic video game. Sure there have been some attempts in the past, but they all have been ridiculously bad. There is nothing sexy about unrealistic models that move like rusty robots with faulty servos. If you want to genuinely create an erotic atmosphere in a videogame you need to convincingly cross the uncanny valley."

Elsewhere in the interview, den Bosch points to the kind of titillation seen in BioWare's Mass Effect as inspiration for Wicked Paradise. "Also, story and setting is everything. The non-explicit sex scenes in Mass Effect are much more erotic than current available explicit adult video games. This is because you care about the characters in Mass Effect. A player will never feel very attracted to a virtual character if he or she doesn’t care. I believe that virtual reality is the perfect medium for an erotic video game because you can make the player feel really connected to your computer characters."

"When the Oculus Rift Kickstarter happened, I realized the opportunity has come to put my plan in motion, so I did. I moved to Irvine, founded a company, secured financing, and started developing the world’s first erotic virtual reality experience."

Yesterday Oculus VR announced it had received $16M in venture capital funding to "accelerate" the headset's release as a consumer product.

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482 comments
Lone_Warrior_66
Lone_Warrior_66

Well everyone obviously saw this one coming from miles away haha. Can you just imagine the fights at the GS office over who gets to review this.

codeman101360
codeman101360

I think we all saw this cum- I mean, coming...

Alex4789123
Alex4789123

Welp, guess I have to get one of these now.  

wgerardi
wgerardi

can't wait to finally get with a black girl!

kohle36
kohle36

How much of that $16 million poured in right after this game was announced?

KingofCabal
KingofCabal

Finally the true reason for the development of the Oculus Rift: Hentai games!!

Virgin101
Virgin101

This game is perfect for someone with my username!

vadagar1
vadagar1

also don't forget some man candy.

Panda-Pat
Panda-Pat

"VERY NICE, HIGH FIVE" - Borat

zintarr
zintarr

Its a different sort of shooter...

bishop60
bishop60

or go out and get some sex. simple enough.

dr_jashugan
dr_jashugan

Does the game come with a FLESHLIGHT? :P

TirOrah
TirOrah

Despite having no interest in a game like this, I'm interested in seeing if they will ever pull this off. If they can achieve this level of immersion, it would really be something.

thequickshooter
thequickshooter

"s being developed by a team of "seasoned" developers who have reportedly worked on Rage, Call of Duty, Lost Planet, Madden, and PlanetSide 2" 

talking about wankers...

hadlee73
hadlee73

Behold, the future of games entertainment lol

Max-Elite
Max-Elite

Does the woman always have to agree with sex or will there be an "Army Edition" ?

DarthLod
DarthLod

Finally. This needs to happen more often. It's ok to kill people in games, but somehow wrong to have sex or nudity in them. It's utter hypocrisy.

sidzero
sidzero

I now have a reason to want an Oculus Rift.

TwilightPhoenix
TwilightPhoenix

While this is something I'd never purchase or play myself, I'm actually curious about this.  I'd love to see them pull it off successfully just because.  That and all of the "ZOMG VIDEO GAMES ARE EVIL SEX TOOLS" media that'd follow in its wake would be utterly hilarious.

omar_q
omar_q

I'm very excite for the future. 

Hurvl
Hurvl

Would love to see co-op included in that one :P. Better not be any quick-time-events in there, because I don't want to rush things, I let my loving take time.

bongsyas_23
bongsyas_23

will there be multiplayer functionality?

ken_wakashimazu
ken_wakashimazu

shame this isn't coming to the xbox, scanning your female friends with kinnect and then using their avatars on the game would be the first useful thing that spycam ever did.

lilcurt1978
lilcurt1978

why the hell would I need a video game when I can just get a real female , only lames will buy this bull shh

guahiatt
guahiatt

Does it come bundled with a fleshlight or something?

ken_wakashimazu
ken_wakashimazu

some people's oculus rifts are going to be sticky...

eddieham13
eddieham13

This has increased my interest level with the oculus rift by 200%.

koospetoors
koospetoors

EXACTLY WHAT THE GAMING INDUSTRY NEEDS



xavor01
xavor01

Lol we all know this was coming, VR Fucking aaaaaawwwwwwwwww yeaa!

str8killa007
str8killa007

Lucky developers ,, makin' this shit would be awesome :) ,, i just wanna be there

alzeer1
alzeer1

these thing not good for health

fraiprou
fraiprou

Finally the PC gets a worthwhile exclusive!!

ecs33
ecs33

haha well..once you can integrate nervous system responses into the experience, then you will have a gigantic market. That is guaranteed. 

CruiserCaptain
CruiserCaptain

Man, I can't wait to... um...'you know' in virtual reality!!! Thanks future!!

Slade968
Slade968

Is anyone really surprised about this? I mean, how many times have we seen this concept in Sci-Fi movies or books. 

The future is here and it is predictable.

CRE3D777
CRE3D777

Xbox... My safe word is Mustard.

Toplinkar
Toplinkar

Well, is there anybody who haven't seen this coming? (pun avoided, wasn't easy though)



maitkarro
maitkarro

And in reality you'll still be staring at a screen, a very tiny screen stuck to your face. Anyways I like the headset, hmm also it's also a failsafe when a parent or any other person walks in your room unexpectedly, and you don't have to hide it in a rush, expect for the "below the belt".

bfa1509
bfa1509

I like the way they got a hot chick in to wear the suit even though it was completely unnecessary.

MasterTheHero
MasterTheHero

Ha ha, the irony is. The only reason developers haven't really made adult only games is because the big stores won't carry them. After all.. SEX SELLS RIGHT?