Transference (video game)

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Director(s)Benoit Richer
Writer(s)Kyle McCullough
Daniel Noah
  • WW: September 18, 2018

Transference is a psychological thriller adventure video game developed by SpectreVision and Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One. It was released on September 18, 2018.[1][2][3]

Plot and gameplay[edit]

Transference is about a family struggling with some serious issues. It is set inside a corrupted simulation made by a brilliant but "troubled" scientist named Raymond. From the perspective of different family members, the simulation is constructed from the "brain data" of Raymond, his wife, and their young son, as they move through their home, discover their secrets and collect the evidence that they need to repair their lives.[4][5][6]



The game was nominated for "Best VR Game" at the Golden Joystick Awards,[7] and for "Immersive Reality Game of the Year" at the D.I.C.E. Awards.[8]


  1. ^ Makuch, Eddie; Ramée, Jordan (June 11, 2018). "E3 2018: Ubisoft's Creepy Game Transference From Elijah Wood Gets A Spooky Trailer". GameSpot. Retrieved June 15, 2018.
  2. ^ Frank, Allegra (June 12, 2018). "Transference is a trippy VR game produced by Elijah Wood's studio". Polygon. Retrieved June 15, 2018.
  3. ^ Wong, Alistair (June 11, 2018). "Transference Is A VR Game That Takes Place In A Corrupted Mind". Siliconera. Retrieved June 15, 2018.
  4. ^ Chalk, Andy (June 11, 2018). "Ubisoft's psychological thriller Transference ditches VR requirement, is coming this fall". PC Gamer. Retrieved June 15, 2018.
  5. ^ Takahashi, Dean (June 11, 2018). "Ubisoft's Transference depicts a creepy family in VR". VentureBeat. Retrieved June 15, 2018.
  6. ^ Maelen, Carl (June 11, 2018). "Gameplay van VR horror game Transference onthuld". Eurogamer. Retrieved June 15, 2018.
  7. ^ Hoggins, Tom (September 24, 2018). "Golden Joysticks 2018 nominees announced, voting open now". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved January 14, 2019.
  8. ^ Makuch, Eddie (January 10, 2019). "God Of War, Spider-Man Lead DICE Awards; Here's All The Nominees". GameSpot. Retrieved January 14, 2019.

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