Psytec Games Ltd
Based in London, United Kingdom

Release date:
20-APR-2015 (PC), 29-NOV-2016 (PS4)

Sony Playstation - USA
Sony Playstation - UK
Windows PC
Apple Mac
Oculus Rift
HTC Vive


Regular Price:

USD - PS4$12.99
EURO - PS4€9.99
GBP - PS4£7.99
USD - PC/MAC$9.99
EURO - PC/MAC €9.99
GBP - PC/MAC £6.99


Crystal Rift is a grid-based dungeon-crawler, in classic first person perspective. An experiential horror challenge game that takes the player through a series of increasingly mysterious locations. Made first for Virtual Reality.


Jon Hibbins and Nick Pittom met at a Bossa Studios Virtual Reality Event, Jon was demoing Crystal Rift in Early alpha, Nick had made Spirited Away - Boiler Room VR and the My Neighbor Totoro - Bus Stop Scene, both were fans of each others work and decided that evening to work together on Crystal Rift.


  • Designed for Virtual Reality First, this leads to a rich immersive 3D environment with details you can lean into and see, this also presents perfectly in 2D.
  • Classic dungeon crawling experience with grid-based movement, hidden rooms, pressure plates, trapdoors, fireballs, challenges, tactics and more.
  • A unique and compelling story told through the environment, text and speech.
  • Optional Scare level, Off, Normal or Extreme.
  • Optional Difficulty levels including hardcore perma-death
  • An ingame Editor (PC Only), you can create, edit and share maps built inside the game, no external tools required.


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Awards & Recognition

  • "Proto Awards Finalist" BEST INTERACTION DESIGN, 2015

Selected Articles

  • "the game is more than worth your pennies – especially if you’re a fan of the genre and own an Oculus Rift headset."
    - Paul James, Road to VR
  • "In fact, not only has the first-person experience translated to Gear VR with seeming ease, but the deliberately-paced gameplay serves to complement its newfound home."
    - Jamie Feltham, VR Focus
  • "Great little Dungeon Crawler - You know what? It was excellent. The Vive tech is a step above Rift DK2, and the game showed it off beautifully. I (Matt) nearly fell over playing it, but it was super fun."
    - The Game Show, The Game Show
  • "Hidden gem of the show"
    - Parallax Live, Parallax Live
  • "it’s Fucking Ace"
    - Gamerscore Whores, Gamerscore Whores
  • "A Really Good Game - It was amazing"
    - Zer0Duck30, Zer0Duck30
  • "It’s good shit man - Incredible"
    - TheApexHound, TheApexHound
  • "it’s a powerful experience"
    - PlayStation Universe, PlayStation Universe
  • "The sense of vertigo I felt while peering down into the dark abyss that awaited me should I make the smallest of errors was genuinely frightening (and awesome)"
    - Power Up Gaming, Power Up Gaming
  • "Overall, Crystal Rift is a quality VR experience that offers up a stylish, pick up and play spin on the already established first person survival genre."
    - moddownload.com, moddownload.com
  • "I bloody loved this!"
    - Troop of Geeks, Troop of Geeks
  • "I was so enamoured with it (Crystal Rift) that I wouldn’t stop singing its praises for the rest of the convention."
    - Indie Haven, Indie Haven

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About Psytec Games Ltd

Psytec Games Ltd creates awesome Virtual Reality Games

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Crystal Rift Credits

Jon Hibbins
Indie Game Developer

Nick Pittom
Indie Game Design and Story

Robert Ramsey

Matt Steed
Music, Freelancer

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