Experience HTC Vive™ Virtual Reality Demos on Saturday at Boston Festival of Indie Games

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Sept. 10, 2015 - PRLog -- September 10, 2015 – Cambridge, MA – The Boston Festival of Indie Games is thrilled to announce that HTCwill be providing demos of the HTC Vive, its immersive virtual reality system throughout the day on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at the MIT Johnson Athletic Center.

HTC Vive transports users to another world with photorealistic imagery,  360-degree room scale, and dedicated wireless controllers. With demos of some of the most exciting titles being developed for the HTC Vive, both players and developers will be able to explore the innovative technology with the HTC Vive Developer Edition at the Boston Festival of Indie Games.

“The Boston Festival of Indie Games is passionate about supporting, showcasing, and empowering the creative leaders in the indie gaming scene, and by partnering with HTC, we’re able to give our attendees and our developers a glimpse into the future of gaming,” said Caroline Murphy, executive producer of BostonFIG.

The Boston Festival of Indie Games is open to the public and will take place on Saturday, September 12 at the Johnson Athletic Center at MIT in Cambridge, MA. Festival attendees play video games and tabletop games in a casual, inclusive environment, plus attend a musical performance by Videri String Quartet and keynote speech by Susan Gold, Founder and President of Global Game Jam. Tickets are available now at www.bostonfig.com - online advance tickets (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2015-boston-festival-of-indi...) are just $12 each, and kids 12 and under can attend for free!

For more info on Vive, visit www.htcvr.com, or reach out on social @HTCVive, #HTCVive, #HTCViveLive – Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/HTCVive), Twitter (https://twitter.com/htcvive)and Instagram (https://instagram.com/htcvive/).

About HTC Vive (htcvr.com (http://www.htcvr.com/)):

HTC Vive is a first of its kind virtual reality system being developed in partnership by HTC and Valve. The HTC Vive system, comprised of a headset, two wireless controllers designed specifically for VR, and Steam VR base stations, renders realistic sights and sounds. This introduction of room-scale VR technology allows users to physically traverse and explore a virtual world.

About the Boston Festival of Indie Games (bostonfig.com (http://www.bostonfig.com/)):

The Boston Festival of Indie Games is a celebration of independent game development with emphasis on the New England and neighboring regions. The Boston Festival of Indie Games seeks to support and showcase the efforts of independent game developers by providing an inclusive, safe, family-friendly event that encourages attendees to share and interact with games in various media, from video games to tabletop games and beyond. The Boston Festival of Indie Games is focused on creating an intersection between community, academic and development interests in game play.

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