Jump Into the Award-Winning Shiba Inu Action-Puzzle Game Sensation HUMANITY®, Coming to Meta Quest on March 14


VR Game of the Year Winner, The EDGE Awards 2023
The fate of all humanity is in your hands. Er, paws

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Feb. 22, 2024 – Today, Enhance and tha ltd. announced that the award-winning title HUMANITY, a visually stunning action-puzzle hybrid from visionary designer Yugo Nakamura (tha) and legendary creator Tetsuya Mizuguchi (Enhance), is coming to Meta Quest 2, 3, and Pro. HUMANITY on Meta Quest delivers the full 90+ stage STORY MODE and epic boss battles from the console versions, and MOST importantly, cross-platform USER STAGES, letting you share and play with stages on any version. That’s over 8,000 levels of endless adventure, all waiting to be explored!

HUMANITY will be released on March 14, 2024 at $24.99 USD/¥2,999 JPY. 

Pre-orders are now open on the Meta Quest store with a special discount of 20% off from February 22 to March 14, 2024.

Watch the HUMANITY – Quest Announce Trailer | Meta Quest Platforms


HUMANITY is the recipient of over 40 ‘Best of 2023’ accolades!

  • VR Game of the Year Winner, The EDGE Awards 2023
  • Best VR / AR Game Nominee, The Game Awards 2023
  • The 50 Best Video Games of 2023, #24, Polygon
  • Best Reviewed Games of 2023 (9 out of 10), IGN
  • 2023’s Best Puzzle Game, Game Informer
  • Best Games of the Year, #4, The EDGE Awards 2023
  • The 10 Best Games of 2023, Jacob Geller
  • Indie Game of the Year, Shacknews
  • Metascore: 86

…and more!


In HUMANITY, you control a glowing Shiba Inu, placing commands on the ground for a giant marching horde of people to follow. Make them turn, jump, float through the air, swim, climb, etc., all to reach the goal (or goals) in each stage. The game gradually introduces these mechanics and more, combining them with each other and new elements to ramp up the challenge the further you go. 



HUMANITY is Yugo Nakamura’s (and his studio tha’s) first foray into video game development. 

Nakamura is a celebrated web and interface designer, motion director, and professor at Tama Art University in Tokyo. His credits include web design direction for global apparel brand UNIQLO, user interface design for KDDI’s smartphone “INFOBAR,” direction of NHK educational program “Design Ah!” and numerous other websites and film projects. More information on tha’s work can be found here.

Nakamura’s work has been recognized with numerous awards, including the Cannes International Advertising Awards Grand Prix, the Tokyo Interactive Ad Award Grand Prix, the TDC Grand Prix, the Mainichi Design Award, and The Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology’s Art Encouragement Prize for New Artists.

HUMANITY (Official Soundtrack) by JEMAPUR

Hailed by Pitchfork as one of 2023’s Best Indie Video Game Scores, HUMANITY (Official Soundtrack) is available to purchase on Bandcamp and Steam or find it everywhere you listen – Spotify, Apple Music and more! 

HUMANITY (Original Soundtrack) is a sonic exploration of the game where you become a dog to command massive, marching crowds of people to jump, turn, push, float, shoot, and climb their way to salvation. The soundtrack contains 26 tracks and features a variety of instrumental, experimental, and ambient electronic tracks that uses harmonic vocal samples and live-coding to perfectly capture the game’s epic scope and emotional depth.


JEMAPUR is a wave addict, electronic musician, sound designer and coder.

His obsession with the sensations created by frequencies and waves has led to various experimentation and research in areas that not only influence but extend the perceptual and cognitive activities of the experiencer. His method? By using modular synthesizers to create phenomena as sound ecosystems that continue to transform in time in space.

JEMAPUR has composed music for a number of films and exhibitions, including the documentary film “Tower of the Sun” (2018) and the month-long exhibition “RESONANCE: Synesthesia + Feedback” in 2019 at De School in Amsterdam with the sculptor Victoria Galvani. He has also released several albums, including “Mode Cleaner” on Omen Wapta in 2021 and three albums on UN_N in 2023.