News Moss Dev Aims to 'Broaden Appeal of VR' with Competitive Multiplayer Game
Playtests plotted for next month
Moss developer Polyarc is recognised for its charming, diorama-like platformer adventures – but its next project will be something of a departure for the studio. Still being developed exclusively for virtual reality headsets – although PSVR2 is not explicitly mentioned in the press materials – its next game...
Mini Review Moss (PSVR2) - Charming Adventure Gets Some Major Upgrades
Returning with mouse companion Quill to Polyarc’s lovely fantasy world is a delight. Moss is a game we were quite fond of back when it launched in 2018, and it’s only gotten better here. Though the sequel, Book II, remains the superior title, Moss’ Redwall-esque world and environments are as lovely as ever with PSVR2. One of our...
News Questions Over Free PSVR2 Upgrades Raised by Moss, Moss: Book II
Polyarc takes the paid route
PSVR classics Moss and Moss: Book II are being given native PSVR2 versions that will be ready to release alongside Sony's new VR headset in February 2023, but the kicker for current owners is they'll need to pay full price to play them. Polyarc has confirmed to Push Square it won't be off
News Both Moss Games Receiving PSVR2 Versions, Out on Launch Day
But there's no free PSVR upgrade
Polyarc has announced its porting Moss and Moss: Book II to PSVR2, and both will be available with native versions on the same day the headset launches: 22nd February 2023. The first game will cost $17.99 while the sequel is $26.99 after a 10 per cent PS Store discount for pre-ordering. You'll also be able to buy...
News Cute Platforming Sequel Moss: Book 2 Sniffing Around PSVR2
Quill it happen?
It looks like Polyarc’s cute platforming sequel Moss: Book 2 will tunnel its way to PSVR2 when the headset launches next year. While the developer didn’t outright confirm anything, it shared Sony’s release date news on Twitter, and added: “Can you think of a game that benefits from a two-controller setup?” It included a...
Mini Review Moss: Book II (PSVR) – A Sweet and Wondrous VR Reunion with Mouse Heroine Quill
The Quill is mightier than the sword
The Redwall-esque world of Moss was an absolute joy to play through when it first launched on PSVR. Inhabiting the mantle of the omniscient, invisible “reader,” you guided the ASL-fluent mouse heroine, Quill, on her journey to vanquish Sarffog. Moss: Book II picks up in the immediate aftermath of the first...
News Moss: Book II Squeaks Out a March Release Date for PSVR, New Gameplay Revealed
Hopefully it Quill be good
Back when PlayStation VR was just getting started, Moss was an early winner of hearts with its super-cute protagonist and innovative platforming gameplay. Guiding Quill the mouse through fantastical environments remains a joy, even if it does end all too quickly. Fortunately, Moss: Book II is right around the corner...
News Cutesy Mouse Quill Is Back in PSVR Sequel Moss: Book II
The first headset, not the second
Polyarc is developing a sequel to PlayStation VR title Moss, sticking Book II on the end of the title. The game is being made for the current PSVR headset, not the next-gen device currently being worked on by Sony. The YouTube description reads: "In Moss: Book II, the story picks up right where things left off...
News PSVR Adventure Moss Updated Today with Free Twilight Garden Content
Expands the miniature world
One of the only real criticisms we had of PlayStation VR title Moss was that there isn't more of it. Over a year later, developer Polyarc has now released a content expansion for the cutesy adventure, and it's available to download now as a free title update. Coming in at about 3GB, the update adds the Twilight Garden to...
News Adorable PSVR Favourite Moss Gets a Free Content Update Next Month
New environments, challenges, and storytelling
Despite its shortcomings, we were big fans of Moss when it launched exclusively on PlayStation VR last year. While it has come to other virtual reality platforms since, the title is set to receive an update next month that’ll bring with it new content. Known as the Twilight Garden, this is a new...
News Moss Is Getting a Physical Release, But Its Boxart Leaves a Lot to Be Desired
We were huge fans of Moss when it launched on the PlayStation Store back in February, with a single caveat of simply wanting more of it. We're about to get that in the form of a physical release hitting on 15th June, but the boxart is a lot less attractive then we hoped it would be. The image itself is fine, but what's with all...
Interview Squeaking About Moss' Soundtrack with Composer Jason Graves
Recently we got the opportunity to chat with composer Jason Graves – likely best known for his work on the Dead Space series or The Order: 1886 – about his work on the recently released PlayStation VR title from Polyarc, Moss. We discussed how the game's score came to be, Graves' adulation for the player character...
Netflix and Quill
Polyarc’s picturesque PlayStation VR platformer Moss is so lovely that you’ll want to snatch your duvet and snuggle up inside its fantasy world. A fairy tale starring the delightfully animated Quill, it reveals a pop-up book plot involving intrepid heroes and lush fantasy environments. Unfortunately, like so many virtual...
Hands On PSVR Platformer Moss Impresses in Opening 30 Minutes
Happiness in a headset
Moss is delightful. Frankly we could leave our hands on impressions there, because those three little words sum up our sentiments so far. Polyarc’s hotly anticipated PlayStation VR platformer has impressed us every time we’ve tried it prior to release, and now with just days to go until the title drops onto the PlayStation...
News Moss Squeaks onto PSVR Next Week
New trailer released
The release date for Polyarc's anticipated PlayStation VR title, Moss, has been announced. The lovely looking adventure game will release for Sony's headset on 27th February, in just over a week's time. Tam Armstrong, co-founder of Polyarc, has taken to the PlayStation Blog to talk about the game's development. "It’s been a...
News Whimsical PSVR Platformer Moss Dazzles in New Gameplay
Moss is a forthcoming PlayStation VR puzzle platformer that has headset owners hyped, and judging by this new PlayStation 4 gameplay footage published by PlayStation Underground it’s easy to see why. The title sees you controlling a miniature mouse-like heroine named Quill in a diorama-like fantasy world, and it uses virtual reality to...
Hands On Moss Is a Divine Demonstration of What PlayStation VR Can Do
If you’re still not convinced by PlayStation VR then you simply have to play Moss, a cutesy puzzle platformer by Polyarc. We’ve previewed this a couple of times already on Push Square, but it’s the first time that yours truly has got some hands-on time. And it really is the revelation that everyone says it is: this is why virtual...
Hands On Is Moss PlayStation VR's Next Must Have?
Vibrant adventure is shaping up
As we approach PlayStation VR's first birthday in the coming weeks, the companion device to the PlayStation 4 has had a surprising initial year on the market. With a steady stream of games already released and many more on the horizon, the future is bright for VR titles on PlayStation. One of such titles, is the indie...
Hands On PlayStation VR Platformer Moss Is a Showstopper
The secret of Quill
This year’s E3 showcased quite a few action games, ones which allowed us to play through some of the most transcendent sequences that gaming has ever had to offer. We swung through the cityscapes of New York as Spider-Man, hunted magnificent creatures as a Monster Hunter, and pushed through the beaches of Normandy in Call of...
E3 2017 Moss for PlayStation VR Is E3's Most Adorable Game
During the obligatory VR section of its E3 press conference, Sony unveiled the utterly adorable Moss. From what we can tell, you play as a guardian angel helping a small mouse traverse a dangerous fantasy world. The game looks unfathomably cute, and seems to feature some interesting uses for the Japanese giant's headset. Does Moss tickle...