When it comes to puzzle-based VR games, from the series’ iconic opening sequences to its eccentric characters and overall tone – Schell Games’ I Expect You to Die series has been up there. Ready for their third set of challenges in the spy-themed VR-exclusive puzzle series, they have released I Expect You To Die 3: Cog in the Machine onto the Meta Quest 2 and Meta Quest Pro for $24.99 USD, with a SteamVR edition planned to release at the end of next month. No release date or plans have been confirmed for a PSVR or PSVR2 release as of writing.
In the threequel, players venture to even more hazardous and action-packed locations. With access to intricate gadgets and telekenetic powers, you must solve the puzzles that face you and thwart Dr. Zor’s Schemes.
According to Schell Games:
I Expect You To Die 3: Cog in the Machine expands the franchise’s signature gameplay elements, adding more depth and variety for players. The third game in the franchise tells an engaging story headlined by a captivating antagonist, Dr Prism, whom players get to know across six unique locations. Stylish agents can customize their character with accessories while adventurous players can experience added motion, like driving a car, creating a deeply immersive experience. Agents looking for additional challenges can experiment with speedrunning puzzles while casual players can tweak settings to make the game more comfortable. Accessibility remains a core tenant of Schell Games, inviting players from all walks of life to enjoy I Expect You To Die 3: Cog in the Machine.
The primary promoted features of I Expect You to Die 3: Cog in the Machine include:
Master the Art of Espionage: Embark on six heart-pounding missions transporting players into the secretive world of elite spies. As each level unfolds, a cascade of challenges emerges, guiding players closer to the puzzle’s solution. Wield complex gadgets and use the power of telekinesis to conquer unforeseen obstacles.
Unravel the Web of Deception: Prepare to be immersed in a gripping narrative that unravels the mystery of a missing inventor. Delve into the depths of deception as players take on the role of a secret agent, using their skill and cunning to solve deadly puzzles and save the world from the clutches of evil.
Go Undercover in Style: For the first time in the franchise, players can choose from an array of Agency-approved super-spy attire before jumping into the action. Equipped hats, watches, and gloves can be seen on each level for a more personalized experience.
Discover an Immersive Experience: Step into a comfortably seated VR adventure that promises a wild ride from start to finish. The game’s design minimizes movement, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable gameplay experience free from motion sickness. For those seeking an extra level of immersion, select levels in the threequel offer an added movement option, allowing players to get up close and personal with their surroundings and truly feel like a secret agent on a mission.