by Jessica Klein

Oculus’s Story Studio has announced its second film, Henry, about a hedgehog who wants nothing more than to be able to hug his friends without hurting them.

Described as a film containing “really the first character in virtual reality” by Edward Saatchi, a producer at Story Studio, “Henry” takes viewers inside of the hedgehog’s animated world, starting in his home on his birthday. The film brings virtual reality to a more whimsical place than is generally presented by the medium, which often favors science fiction over heartwarming, family fun.

Here’s a little preview of Henry, including commentary from its Story Studio creators…

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