• UPDATE: Time Machine VR (TMVR) is now available on PlayStation VR, as well as Rift, HTC VIVE, and Steam.


    NOTE: We’re working on updates, including a French version, so stay tuned! For bug reporting or support, please email

    Game Overview

    You are a time-travelling cadet tasked with exploring the Jurassic era and the ancient creatures that once ruled the prehistoric oceans. Use an array of advanced tech tools to track, examine, and discover scientifically accurate creatures like mosasaurs, livyatans, and megalodons. As you uncover the mysteries of the ancient past, find the connection between a prehistoric virus, the melting ice caps, and a present-day epidemic that is exterminating humankind. If you are a paleontology buff, beat the game and check out Exploration Mode, where you can revisit the oceans and unlock more intelligence about the ancient era creatures you encountered in Story Mode.

    Story Details

    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 underwater 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 mosasaurs, livyatans, and megalodons, 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.

    Key Features

    A game about time travel, scientifically-accurate 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!

    Modern high-tech tools for a prehistory quest

    • 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.


    • “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