Automotive Mechanic Job Announced!

We’re excited to be revealing to the public our 4th and final job to ship with Job Simulator: The Automotive Mechanic!

Automotive Mechanic joins the ranks along side Office Worker, Gourmet Chef, and Convenience Store Clerk and allows players to service vehicles in a way only robots from the future with poor research skills could dream up.

We’re insanely excited for players to try it out!

SteamVR Documentary with Owlchemy Labs!

Earlier this year, Valve invited us to the SteamVR Developer Showcase to show off Job Simulator and to share our experiences with other virtual reality developers. Unlike the wild energy of most shows, this exclusive event gave press the opportunity to experience VR in an a calmer, focused environment; more like how we’ll be playing in our homes. You can read more about their experiences if you missed it here here and here.

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But Valve also gave us the opportunity to sit down with our fellow VR developer experimenters! Our roundtable discussions ran the historical gamut, covering everything from our early interactions with the technology and our first discoveries (and mistakes!), to future predictions of how VR might develop. The discussions are online now, and you can see Alex talking about our experiences with Job Simulator in part two!

Also check out part 1 here!

Job Simulator Included With The HTC Vive At Launch!

Hello Humans!

Today we are thrilled to announce that Job Simulator will be included *IN THE BOX* for a limited time with the HTC Vive! That means that early Vive buyers will be able to experience the wonders of human jobbing right when they receive their Vive.

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We’re absurdly proud to be included with the hardware. This is quite a rare occasion, giving us a chance to be remembered as the Mario/Duck Hunt of VR. We can’t wait for players to throw paper airplanes, juggle steaks, and lob objects at their boss with no threat to their actual career.

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Also, we’re excited to be sharing the stage with Fantastic Contraption as part of this promo. Contraption is one of our favorite upcoming VR titles, at least judging from the insane amount of hours we’ve logged in it at Owlchemy HQ. 🙂

You can find out more about this Vive promotion straight from the horse’s mouth on HTC’s blog!