Firewall: Zero Hour

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Firewall: Zero Hour
Developer(s)First Contact Entertainment
Publisher(s)Sony Interactive Entertainment
Platform(s)PlayStation 4
ReleaseAugust 28, 2018
Genre(s)First-person shooter
Mode(s)Multiplayer

Firewall: Zero Hour is a virtual reality first-person shooter game developed by First Contact Entertainment and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. It was released for the PlayStation 4 via the PlayStation VR on August 28, 2018.

Gameplay[edit]

The game has no campaign mode and revolves around its teamwork focused multiplayer game mode, which is called "Contracts", in this mode players are formed into two teams of four in which the attacking team will have objective to complete by first disable a firewall then initiate data hack on the defenders laptop in order to win the game meanwhile defenders can either kill all four enemies or use gadgets to prevent the attackers from hacking the laptop. There is also a training mode where players can defend against AI enemies or practice shooting.

Development[edit]

The game was announced during PSX 2017 at the Anaheim Convention Center.[1]

Reception[edit]

Initial reviews for Firewall: Zero Hour were positive and the game was praised as being a major step forward for virtual reality gaming.[2][3]

Accolades[edit]

Year Award Category Result Ref
2018 Golden Joystick Awards Best Co-operative Game Nominated [4][5]
Best VR Game Nominated
The Game Awards 2018 Best VR/AR Game Nominated [6][7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jagneaux, David (August 29, 2018). "Firewall Zero Hour Review: The VR Shooter We've Been Waiting For". UploadVR.
  2. ^ Tuffclub (August 29, 2018). "PSVR Shooter Firewall Zero Hour Is Out Now And Is Probably Very Good". TheSixthAxis.
  3. ^ Lang, Ben (August 29, 2018). "Firewall Zero Hour Review: Tactical Multiplayer Action Comes to PSVR". Road to VR.
  4. ^ Hoggins, Tom (September 24, 2018). "Golden Joysticks 2018 nominees announced, voting open now". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved November 20, 2018.
  5. ^ Sheridan, Connor (November 16, 2018). "Golden Joystick Awards 2018 winners: God of War wins big but Fortnite gets Victory Royale". GamesRadar+. Retrieved November 20, 2018.
  6. ^ McWhertor, Michael (November 13, 2018). "The Game Awards 2018 nominees led by God of War, Red Dead Redemption 2". Polygon. Retrieved November 20, 2018.
  7. ^ Grant, Christopher (December 6, 2018). "The Game Awards 2018: Here are all the winners". Polygon. Retrieved December 8, 2018.