Headmaster, a Virtual Reality soccer game from Ben Throop and his studio Frame Interactive, for Sony’s PlayStation VR.
Sony’s entry into the virtual reality market is launching this October and consumers are curious to see what Sony’s motivation on launching a virtual experience. Richard Marks is the Senior Research Engineer in Sony Interactive Entertainment America’s Research & Development group. Marks heads the PlayStation Magic Lab at Sony. Magic Lab, was founded by Marks to push the boundaries of motion and playing games by investigating how technology can be used to create new entertainment experiences. Marks discusses his work on Sony’s PlayStation VR, formerly know as Project Morpheus.Continue reading …
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“Peter Panic”, a full voice-over musical satire about the state of mobile games. Photo taken by Daniel Figueroa on an iPad.
Broadway and video games might be thought of as two different worlds, and having a Broadway cast participate in your gaming sessions might sound like a crazy idea. James Marion, 24,game designer and artist based out of Brooklyn, however, has blended the distinct worlds in a mini-game musical called Peter Panic. The mini game features a full score by composers Benjamin Bonnema and Nikko Benson and actor, comedian and singer, Remy Germinario. Germinario is just one of the Broadway performers lending their voices to “Peter Panic”.
From left to right: Nikita Mikros, creative director and Wen Zheng, lead programmer of the video game “The Hero Trap”, discusses the issues and design of tutorials in video games. Photo provided by Daniel Figueroa
On a recent Thursday evening, in a room on the eighth floor of a downtown Brooklyn office building, were several game developers. Laptops and monitors nearby, and sitting on a long white table, they were presenting their games Hunched over, five people were also playing a Tetris game and other developers’ games using Xbox one, PlayStation four controllers, as well as the original keyboard and mouse setup. Continue reading …