Battlestar Galactica's Katee Sackhoff to star in virtual reality game EVE: Valkyrie
Actress will play Rán, the leader of the Valkyrie fighter pilots, for CCP's upcoming dogfighting shooter game.
CCP Games announced this week during its Fanfest event that actress Katee Sackhoff (Battlestar Galactica, Riddick, Star Wars: The Clone Wars) will star in its upcoming virtual reality game, EVE: Valkyrie. Sackhoff will play the role of Rán, who is not a player character, but rather the voice in your ear as you play. As the leader of the Valkyrie fighter pilots, she'll send you on missions and such.
"The first time I played EVE: Valkyrie I immediately knew I had to be a part of it," Sackhoff said in a statement. "Even with the roles I have played, it is the closest I have ever felt to being a real spaceship pilot. It is a truly transformative video game experience."
EVE: Valkyrie is a multiplayer spaceship dogfighting shooter set in the EVE universe. It is currently in development for the Facebook-owned Oculus Rift headset and Sony's PlayStation 4 virtual reality technology, Project Morpheus.
Also during CCP's Fanfest this week, the developer announced that EVE: Valkyrie has been redesigned to run in Epic Games' Unreal Engine 4. Previously, the game ran in the Unity game engine.
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