the vortex

The Vortex Highlighted in Amazon's Alexa Developer Spotlight

Jennifer King from Amazon published a new interview with us today on the Alexa Blog’s developer spotlight.

We discussed how we set about to make The Vortex, why we’re so excited to be working on voice-first games, and how we use in-skill purchasing to provide a premium experience for our players who want to experience all of the game’s story faster.

Give it a read today!

The Vortex is now available on Google Assistant!

We’re very excited to announce that The Vortex, Doppio’s debut, voice-first space adventure game, is available today to play on the Google Assistant!

You can play the game as a completely voice-driven, audio-only experience on smart speakers like Google Home, or pair it with a fully-interactive visual experience when you play on smart displays like the Google Home Hub. You can even play on Android phones and tablets, or on iOS devices with the Google Assistant app installed. With all of these new devices at your disposal, it’s easier than ever to jump into the game, build your robotic team, and explore the mysteries of The Vortex!

Just click this link to get started! (Tip: tap the link on your phone and you should be launched right into the Google Assistant app, if you’ve got it installed!)

This marks our first game for the Google Assistant, and we’re thrilled for all of you to try It out! Once you’ve played the game, feel free to send us any feedback you’ve got. And, as always, if you enjoy The Vortex, please leave us a review!

Happy February everyone!

The Vortex December Update!

The Vortex December Update!

It’s hard to believe, but we’re already coming up on The Vortex’s two-month anniversary! We’re really excited to see everyone out there enjoying the game and uncovering all of the story’s secrets.

Today we want to let you know about a new game update that we’ve just published. With this update, there are three big new features for you to try out!

The Vortex is now available!

The first chapter of our Sci-Fi series The Vortex is now available, and it's being featured by Amazon in the “Best Skills for your Screen” and “Latest Skills” categories.

Enable the skill on the Amazon Alexa skills store today! Once enabled, you can play it by saying “Alexa, open The Vortex.” You can also play from right inside the Alexa app on your smartphone. If you’re playing on an Alexa device with a screen, such as the Echo Show or Echo Spot, you’ll also be able to experience an amazing visual experience to accompany the game.

Our goal is to expand and improve the game over time, so make sure to send us your feedback! And if you enjoy the game, please leave us a review on the store and spread the word to your friends!