• A time-traveling cadet uses incredible technology to scan, track, and bait prehistoric creatures in the hope of understanding them and prevent a deadly virus from taking lives in the future.

    UPDATE: Time Machine VR (TMVR) has launched on Rift and HTC VIVE and Steam. We also have plans to launch TMVR on PlayStation VR later in 2016.



    Time Machine VR now runs on Oculus Rift (CV1) and HTC Vive headsets. Xbox 360 and Xbox One controllers supported.
    We are also implementing bug fixes, including a French version, and more, so stay tuned! For bug reporting, please email


    You’re a time-travelling cadet tasked with exploring the Jurassic era and the ancient creatures that once ruled its prehistoric oceans. Your tools for tracking and up-close and personal examination of the creatures around you reveals something new. But in the present, the ice-caps melting has unleashed a deadly virus. The key to the cure lies in the extraordinary creatures of prehistory.


    Svalbard & the DinoDex
    You begin your journey inside your mission hub, in Svalbard, Norway. It shelters your time machine and comes equipped with the DinoDex, a depository of the information you will collect from the prehistoric creatures you encounter. Every time you return to Svalbard with new discoveries, upload them to the DinoDex to unlock crucial data and creatures.

    The Jurassic Oceans

    Pilot your time machine through the treacherous oceans of prehistory, where mosasaurus, livyatan, and megalodon, among others, roam the deep. Use your high-tech equipment to track, probe, and scan these beasts, extracting the information you need. Bait creatures to turn risky situations to your advantage. Freeze time and perform dangerous close-up echography and take unique live snapshots of creatures in action with Behavior Scan as you strive to fulfill your mission.


    Revisit completed levels and unlock crucial intelligence about the Jurassic-era creatures you have faced. Then, follow these clues to uncover the key to humankind’s survival.


    • A game about time travel, prehistoric creatures, and human extinction;
    • Story Mode;
    • Exploration Mode;
    • Explore an immersive Jurassic underwater world;
    • Navigate a living and dangerous ecosystem populated by mysterious creatures: mosasaurus, livyatan, megalodon, and more;
    • An expansive on-land VR mission hub located in Svalbard, Norway;
    • The DinoDex: upload collected data, and unlock creatures;
    • Over 10 hours of gameplay;
    • Upcoming French version!


    • Time Freeze: Briefly slow down time around you, then use that moment to engage with creatures at close range;
    • Tracker: Visibility is limited in the treacherous Jurassic oceans. Use the Tracker to locate creatures in the dark or behind rock formations;
    • Probe: Shoot it at creatures to instantly collect genetic data about their species;
    • Scan: Approach prehistoric creatures and use Scan to gather intelligence on specific anatomical features;
    • Bait: The Jurassic oceans of Time Machine VR are living ecosystems, where your understanding of the dynamic food chain plays a decisive role on your ability to complete your mission. Use Bait to create situations that move the odds in your favor;
    • Echography (Echo): Use Echo’s ultrasound technology to understand the inner workings of the beasts of the deep;
    • Behavior Scan: Take unique live snapshots of creatures in action;
    • Exo Scan: Take precision scans of a creature’s surface to uncover hidden details that may have gone unnoticed at first glance.


    • Requires Rift or Vive
    • Operating System: Windows 7 (Windows 10 recommended)
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 4590 or equivalent
    • Memory: 8GB
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 970, AMD R9 290  (equivalent or better)
    • Video Output: Compatible HDMI 1.3 video output
    • USB Ports: 3x USB 3.0 ports, 1x USB 2.0 port
    • Xbox 360 or Xbox One controller required for Oculus version
    • Vive motion controllers supported
    • “A virtual reality Jurassic Park from the creator of Papo & Yo.”


      “An ingenious entry point for virtual reality. One of our 6 favorite games of PAX East 2015.”

      Digital Trends

      “Minority Media breaks the mold of gaming with Time Machine.”

      CG Mag

      “The tense combination of stealth and exploration fully satisfies.”

      Hardcore Gamer