Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Super Mario Bros. in AR offers a peek at the future of gaming

Everything old is new again. Old, in this case, is the NES classic that introduced many of us to gaming. New, is a recently re-designed level using HoloLens that allows players to become their favorite fictional Italian plumber through the power of augmented reality. Developer Abhishek Singh recreated a single level of the classic game and played it in New York’s Central Park. He did it dressed as Mario himself, but I’d assume that part is optional. Over the course of about a month, Singh used Unity — a game engine popular with developers — to integrate each block of…

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