Is the VR Universe in Ready Player One Possible?

Is the VR Universe in Ready Player One Possible?

Image: Warner Bros. Pictures In 2018, almost the whole lot is in place for a descent right into a Ready Player One-style dystopia. The means issues are going, we ought to be destitute and crushed down by local weather change lengthy earlier than the 2040s. All we’re lacking, for now, is the know-how. People are […]

Thanks for coming to GamesBeat Summit 2018: The Future of Games

Thanks for coming to GamesBeat Summit 2018: The Future of Games

Thank you to those that got here to GamesBeat Summit 2018. We had 264 attendees, in comparison with about 200 in our first summit in 2015. And we had many 1000’s of individuals watching on our livestreams on Facebook and Twitch. It’s not fairly the group of 28,000 people who attended the latest Game Developers […]

Here's How Steven Spielberg and ILM Recreated That Movie for Ready Player One

Here's How Steven Spielberg and ILM Recreated That Movie for Ready Player One

Parzival and Halliday in Ready Player One.Photo: Warner Bros. Whether you liked or hated Ready Player One, odds are you have been nonetheless amazed by the second problem—sure, that scene—even should you have been simply questioning how the hell even somebody like director Steven Spielberg pulled off one thing so unimaginable. Now we all know. […]

The DeanBeat: The Oasis is here, just on the wrong screen

The DeanBeat: The Oasis is right here, simply on the mistaken display screen

It’s an excellent time for us to get impressed about video games. I used to be delighted to see Ernest Cline’s imaginative and prescient for Ready Player One to return to fruition in a blockbuster Steve Spielberg film because it debuted final week. But it solely made me extra anxious about when the world of the […]

Facebook brings AR features to ‘Ready Player One,’ ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ posters

Facebook brings AR options to ‘Ready Player One,’ ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ posters

Facebook Over the previous yr, Facebook has been invested closely in augmented actuality expertise. In 2017, the corporate launched its Augmented Reality Camera Effects platform and the AR Studio device at F8, adopted by AR features in its Messenger app in December. On Wednesday, April four, the corporate introduced customers can get the primary glimpse […]

Ready Player One inspires Oasis VR portals so users can seamlessly switch apps

Ready Player One evokes Oasis VR portals so customers can seamlessly change apps

The jarring experiences of launching, exiting, and switching VR apps inside a separate 2D interface may turn into distant reminiscences if Oasis by Admix and Somnium Space takes off. Inspired by the same-named VR hub in Ready Player One, Oasis guarantees so as to add “portals” to present VR video games and apps, enabling gamers […]

12 Cool Obscure References and Facts From ‘Ready Player One’

12 Cool Obscure References and Facts From ‘Ready Player One’

Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One is filled with Easter Eggs and references to popular culture — lots of which you may need noticed. But right here’s a number of secrets and techniques, details and staggeringly well-buried references you may not have noticed. Let’s go. 1. The Hard-to-Spot Akira Bike Easter Eggs Spot the stickers on […]

QUIZ: Is This an Atari Game or Weird ’80s Movie?

QUIZ: Is This an Atari Game or Weird ’80s Movie?

Ready Player One is oozing with ’80s film and sport nostalgia. In each Ernest Cline‘s book and Steven Spielberg’s film, OASIS gamers are tasked with a quest involving Atari-based information whereas immersed in a world constructed round ’80s popular culture. Are you prepared to check your abilities and information of the last decade that gave rise to video […]

iPads, Jerks, and Poisoned Food: The Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

iPads, Jerks, and Poisoned Food: The Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Photo: Gizmodo, Illustration: Gizmodo Congratulations, you made it by the humorless hellscape that’s April Fool’s Day. Sure, it is the at some point of the yr when society collectively applies the suitable quantity of skepticism earlier than gobbling up spoonfuls of bullshit. And yeah, a few of the pranks could have made us chuckle—however that’s […]