Role: Game Designer, Programmer
Release Date: 2021
Genres: VR, Brain Trainning (Serious Gaming)
Platforms: SideQuest, Oculus Quest, Oculus Rift, Viveport, Steam, Pico VR, Alcove VR
Virtuleap offers a catalog of brain training games, through Enhance VR (its proprietary distribution platform and performance tracker), that test and train various cognitive functions (ex: memory, problem-solving, attention, motor control, etc).
Orbital is part of that catalog and is specifically designed to train spatial orientation skills.
The core loop of the game is guiding a spaceship while managing fuel expenditure and avoiding obstacles.
The Enhance Library:
“Enhance is a distribution platform that offers a library of VR brain training games that test and train various cognitive skills.
“Research demonstrates that VR engages multiple learning systems, which makes it more effective and natural environment for cognitive training than 2D screen-based brain training apps.
“Virtuleap combines neuroscience and virtual reality to help increase attention levels, and address cognitive illnesses, disorders, and learning challenges.
“We are working with leading institutions across the U.S. and Europe, like the VA Health Care System and the Pacific Brain Health Center, to validate their solution as an effective assessment and treatment for attention deficit and cognitive decline.”