Posts tagged with "Virtual Reality"

Ready Players? Meet The Call Up’s Cast of VR Gamer Characters

Ready Players? Meet The Call Up’s Cast of VR Gamer Characters
Named as the UK’s best unproduced screenplay in 2011, Charles Barker’s ambitious sci-fi thriller The Call Up finally hits the silver screen this May. Set in a futuristic facility for trialling cutting-edge tech, the ensemble film sees eight gamers invited to test-run a state-of-the-art, shoot-em-up-style augmented reality experience. By donning suits of sleek, otherworldly armour, complete with digital display visors, the players watch... 

Virtual reality turns to fight for survival in trailer for The Call Up

Virtual reality turns to fight for survival in trailer for The Call Up
If you’ve already pre-ordered the PlayStation VR, you might think twice about using it after seeing the trailer for the upcoming sci-fi film The Call Up. After a group of gamers receive a mysterious invitation to beta test a virtual reality video game, they suit up and strap themselves in to find out that they are trialling out a revolutionary new modern war game. However, things take a turn for the sinister when they come under attack from... 

MyM magazine Issue 48 featuring Dark Souls III is out now!

MyM magazine Issue 48 featuring Dark Souls III is out now!
Issue 48 of MyM, the official magazine of MCM Comic Con, is out now! Featuring Dark Souls III, Emelie’s bad babysitter Sarah Bolger and a couple of big birthday celebrations for Transformers! EDITOR’S LETTER There’s always a little corner of MyM with an Asian twist but this issue we feel, as the song says, “we’re turning Japanese, we think we’re turning Japanese, we really think so!” Can you blame us? With Hidetaka Miyazaki back... 

MyM magazine Issue 46 featuring Wing Works is out now!

MyM magazine Issue 46 featuring Wing Works is out now!
Issue 46 of MyM, the official magazine of MCM Comic Con, is out now! Featuring an interview with Chloë Grace Moretz for The 5th Wave, a look ahead at the near-future virtual reality video games and an in-depth look at Oscar’s treatment of fantasy fare! EDITOR’S LETTER It seems an awful long time since we ran our ‘Music Special’ (it was Issue 38, back in May 2015!), but even then our big cover splash was for anime show Nadia: The Secret... 

PsychFi Lab and MCM London Comic Con Break VR World Record!

PsychFi Lab and MCM London Comic Con Break VR World Record!
Were you part of PsychFi Lab’s virtual reality world record attempt at MCM London Comic Con? The event took place on Sunday 25 October 2015 as part of the Vidfest line-up and used the company’s awesome VR app, #HackThePlanet. If you were there wearing one of the 300 free cardboard VR headsets handed out by BrizTech, then congratulations! You helped break a world record! The official RecordSetter.com world record for a shared VR viewer experience... 

The Call Up: Birmingham-Filmed Movie Explores Extreme Virtual Reality Gaming

The Call Up: Birmingham-Filmed Movie Explores Extreme Virtual Reality Gaming
An upcoming feature film currently shooting in central Birmingham, The Call Up explores what happens when virtual reality gaming goes too far. A group of online gamers are initially excited to trial a brand new, state-of-the-art, shoot ’em up game, designed to realistically recreate the feeling of being a soldier in combat. As the game progresses, however, the boundaries between fantasy and reality begin to dissolve, and the players slowly... 

Experience Interstellar with Oculus Rift at MCM London Comic Con

Experience Interstellar with Oculus Rift at MCM London Comic Con
What happens when you combine one of the most talked about pieces of technology, one of the biggest movies this winter and one of the biggest comic conventions in the UK? The answer is the news that you will be able to get an innovative look at Christopher Nolan’s new movie INTERSTELLAR at MCM London Comic Con this weekend, thanks to the recently launched Oculus Rift DK2. In a first for a UK public audience, attendees at the event will get a chance... 

Hands-on with the GameFace at MCM London Comic Con

Hands-on with the GameFace at MCM London Comic Con
The advancement in technology has allowed virtual reality gaming to become a mobile experience. Inspired by the Oculus Rift VR, the GameFace is one such device that intends to use the power of next generation mobile processors to bring an Android-based virtual reality experience to gamers at an affordable price.  What stands out about the GameFace is the complete lack of cables. Its wireless capabilities mean that the player can use it with any Bluetooth... 
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