Posts tagged with "Charles Barker"

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... 

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... 
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