If This Represents The Future Of Augmented Reality Video Games, I'm In

If This Represents The Future Of Augmented Reality Video Games, I'm In

This video could be total bullshit, but I want to believe. Magic Leap is just one of many companies playing around with augmented reality, a new form of interacting with the world around us that's getting nearly as much attention as virtual reality.

How much? Google invested nearly $US500 million into Magic Leap last year.

Apparently a $US500 million infusion from one of technology's biggest companies gets you an incredible demo made in collaboration with Peter Jackson's WETA Workshop.

Magic Leap proposes a world where the applications that drive our daily live are accessible all the time, rather than hiding in our phone, tablet, or computer.

If This Represents The Future Of Augmented Reality Video Games, I'm In

When it comes to games, it suggests a blending of the physical and virtual. In this case, a set of conveniently placed weapons on a nearby desk suddenly become your tools in a new AR game.

If This Represents The Future Of Augmented Reality Video Games, I'm In

That's pretty useful when a bunch of deadly robots suddenly decide to start invading!

If This Represents The Future Of Augmented Reality Video Games, I'm In

Right now, augmented reality is in a similar situation to virtual reality. It sounds promising and makes for neat videos, but it's a long way from being part of our daily lives.

Still, it's a cool video!


Comments

    The video is bullshit in the sense that its not like an alpha of this technology, rather its a cgi mockup of what the creators want this technology to look like.

      Did the article allude to something different?

    Woooah! Aha! Ahaas! Mhhmmm!! Haaaa! Yeaaah! Just listen to the fun sounds I'm making!!!

    That game looked boring as hell. And what's with the over-exaggerated recoil he's doing?
    I'd play that for about ten minutes before going back to watching people fuck on my couch.

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