An episodic fantasy game
built from the ground up for virtual reality

Your missing sister, an ancient machine, and a sinister presence await within The Gallery,
a built-for-VR experience inspired by dark 80’s fantasy adventure films.
Reach out and touch a forgotten world filled with bizarre characters,
curious interactions, and awe inspiring adventure.

Become the Hero

Experience a deeply immersive adventure game inspired by the dark 80’s fantasy films we know and love

Innovative Gameplay

Move, sit, stand, crawl, and spiral with full room-scale support, 1:1 hand tracking, and made-for-VR interactions

Challenging Puzzles

Dive into detailed worlds; looking in, under, over, and around every nook and cranny

Comfortable Navigation

Experience Cloudhead Games’ dynamically scaling BLINK locomotion system

What Critics are Saying…

“It’s a brief, slow-paced, puzzle-based first-person adventure game that serves if nothing else as an excellent proof-of-concept of the sort of absorbing adventures we’ll be undertaking in virtual reality from now on.”

Chris Kohler

Wired

“By the end I was literally awe struck standing in the middle of my living room, mouth agape, desperately wishing for more.”

David Jagneaux

UploadVR

“This is the kind of game for which VR exists.”

Seth Perlstein

GameCrate

The Gallery: Call of the Starseed shows off the enormous potential VR has to deliver through immersive and powerful experiences.”

Jed Whitaker

Destructoid

“Really shows off what an adventure game can be in VR.”

Ben Kechura

Polygon

“My favourite Vive game so far, The Gallery: Call of the Starseed, exemplifies the capabilities of the hardware and VR in general.”

Wes Fenlon

PC Gamer

The Gallery: Call of the Starseed is an absolutely entrancing experience; every owner of the Vive should be picking this up.”

Steven Farrell

The Gamer Advocate

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is The Gallery?

The Gallery is a virtual reality fantasy exploration video game inspired by dark 80’s fantasy movies and classic graphic adventure games. The game has a deep narrative with bizarre characters who take you on an adventure through fantastical environments while challenging you with physical interactions and puzzle solving.  We are not modifying or porting a game to be accessible in virtual reality, we have built The Gallery to be a VR experience from the ground up, with the intricacies of the medium driving every aspect of design.

We have one more episode planned in the current series, but The Gallery universe goes well beyond Elsie’s story…

How do I play The Gallery?
Fully immersed inside the world of The Gallery, you will be guided through an engaging storyline full of unique interaction challenges and meaningful puzzle solving. Physically use your hands to interact with objects – carry and throw virtually everything in the game, open doors, and insert objects into spaces/sockets. But do not get your fingers caught. Cloudhead Games is not responsible for missing fingers, arms, toes, etc.
How can I buy The Gallery?

The Gallery – Episode One: Call of the Starseed is available now on SteamOculus Home. and Viveport.
The Gallery – Episode Two: Heart of the Emberstone is available now on Steam, Oculus Home, and Viveport.

You can also get both episodes in a Steam bundle!

Are there accessibility features?

There are puzzles which require some physicality to solve, but The Gallery is at first an exploration game, and not an action game. It is designed to consider varying heights, hearing impairment (subtitles are in at launch of Episode 2 and coming very soon in an Episode 1 patch), color-blindness, and includes various skin tones and gender-neutral hand sizes in the settings to ensure immersion for all players.

I've got an Iron Stomach; does this game support traditional locomotion (aka Stick Move)?

As a launch title for VR, Call of the Starseed had to ensure player comfort as the technology reached mainstream audiences. Cloudhead became a pioneer of VR teleporation with “Blink,” the default locomotion in Starseed, back in 2015. While Blink remains the default for its cinematic feel, we’re currently looking into adding traditional locomotion options in a future update.

I am a Kickstarter backer. How do I get a copy of the game?
First of all, THANK YOU for supporting Cloudhead Games. This would not have begun without your help. We have always been very proud and honoured by your continued support.
If you pledged $25 or more through our Kickstarter, congratulations, you have already pre-ordered all episodes of The Gallery. Backers have received surveys through Kickstarter. If you have questions, please contact Cloudhead Games.
I'm having trouble with the game or found a bug. What do I do?

Please contact us if you need help. You may also find the answer you need in our Call of the Starseed Steam forum.

Bugs can be reported through this form. Thanks!

How can I license The Gallery in my VR arcade/cafe/lounge?

Episode 1: Call of the Starseed is available for commercial use through Steam’s Site Licensing Program. For more details about licensing VR games and instructions for signing up, please visit Steam. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Where can I find the Cloudhead Games EULA and Privacy Policy?

These documents are located on our website and will be updated as needed:

Cloudhead Games EULA
Cloudhead Games Privacy Policy