Your father warned you: NEVER touch his gun. After mysterious outlaws rode into town and murdered him, you were left with no other choice. Now you must awaken the power of Cold Iron--a demonic pistol possessed by a hungry spirit--and dance with the deadliest duelists in the world's first virtual reality puzzle shooter.

We're thrilled to finally be able to talk about Cold Iron. We first set out to make it because it's the VR game we always wanted to play. There are no waves of copied-and-pasted enemies: every duel is different, every challenge is unique, and every moment will leave your heart pounding and your palms sweating.

What in tarnation is a puzzle shooter?

Stick your gun in the holster and wait for the bell to ring. When it rings, grab your weapon and--BANG! That's the shooter part. It has controls so tight and intuitive that every player can be a real gunslinger.

But your opponents aren't just horse thieves and bank robbers. That's where the puzzle part comes in. Will you resist the temptation to draw early when the trickster you're facing makes you flinch? When ghostly lights appear to telegraph your opponent's next move, will you be able to spot a needle in a haystack?

Cold Iron is a game that challenges your mind, body, and soul. Do you possess the speed, the intelligence, and the grit to find your father's killer?

Coming to Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and PlayStation®VR on January 30

Cold Iron is packed with thoughtful gameplay designed exclusively for VR from day one. That means it's zero percent wave shooter and zero percent traditional-genre-clumsily-adapted-for-virtual-reality. It's a new kind of game and a new kind of story, and we're excited to share it with you on January 30.

We will share more news about the game here and on Twitter as release day approaches, so keep it in the holster as you wait for new trailers, screenshots, gifs, and tips.

Until next time,

Matthew Taylor