Superhero 'Deadpool' opens fire in virtual reality

The hype for Star Wars: Battlefront II has been slowly building, and today EA released a new behind-the-scenes clip detailing the making of the game’s eagerly-anticipated single-player campaign. The video was first shown during the “Level Up” gaming panel at Disney’s D23 Expo, which also featured Janina Gavankar - the actor that plays the lead role in Battlefront II. Most Star Wars stories have focused on the “good guys”: the Rebel Alliance, or the Resistance in the newer films. Battlefront II will flip that on its head by putting players in the shoes of Iden Versio, an Imperial Special Forces officer who sees the destruction of the second Death Star while on the forest moon of Endor. From there, she sets out to seek revenge against the... Continue reading…

Superhero 'Deadpool' opens fire in virtual reality

Smart-mouthed, mayhem-prone anti-hero "Deadpool" made a virtual reality debut on Wednesday in a "Marvel Powers United" game being tailored for Oculus Rift gear.

Wed 19 Jul 17 from Phys.org

Always be yourself, unless you can be Deadpool or Hulk - CNET

We tried Marvel's official VR game early. Now our colleagues hate us.

Wed 19 Jul 17 from CNET

Disney's AR headset will feature a new Star Wars game

Star Wars fans could soon live out their lightsaber wielding fantasises, thanks to a new augmented reality headset created by Disney and Beijing-based manufacturer Lenovo.

Mon 17 Jul 17 from Daily Mail

Marvel is bringing its superheroes to VR with a new Oculus-exclusive game

 The Incredible Hulk and some of his other box office money-grabbing super pals will be coming to the world of virtual reality. Marvel Powers United VR, announced at Disney’s D23 ...

Sun 16 Jul 17 from TechCrunch

Kingdom Hearts 3 is coming out in 2018

Kingdom Hearts 3, the long awaited third major installment in the epic Final Fantasy and Disney crossover RPG series, finally has a release date, although it remains somewhat ambiguous ...

Sat 15 Jul 17 from The Verge

Lenovo made an augmented reality headset for 'Star Wars' games

Here's something you probably weren't expecting out of a Disney fan event: a Star Wars augmented reality headset. Lenovo and Lucasfilm have teased headgear that uses your ...

Sat 15 Jul 17 from Engadget

Disney's 'Powers United VR' puts you in the boots of a superhero

If it wasn't already clear that Disney is big on wearable gaming, it is now. It just introduced Powers United VR, and it's pretty much what you'd expect if you dreamed ...

Sat 15 Jul 17 from Engadget

Disney is making a Star Wars holochess game with augmented reality

Earlier this year at WWDC, Apple showed off an augmented reality demo that used an iPad to recreate the famous Dejarik holochess game from Star Wars. It turns out that was more than ...

Sat 15 Jul 17 from The Verge

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