Niantic Shares New Details On Their Upcoming AR Platform

Niantic Shares New Details On Their Upcoming AR Platform

This week, Niantic revealed more details to their upcoming AR platform, and how it will shape games that they work on in the future. The company published a full blog entry showing off the improvements they've made to their own tech. It's pretty cool to see what they're working on to that AR works in […]

GDC Nintendo Switch

GDC Survey Indicates Developers are Interested in the Switch and Not Loot Boxes

Today the organizers of the 2018 Game Developers Conference have announced the results of a survey that included responses from nearly 4,000 professional game developers. What you'll find most interesting are the results on interest in the Nintendo Switch and interest in loot boxes. It seems like interest in developing games for the Switch is growing […]

VR vs AR

VR vs. AR: The Debate 2018 Should Settle for Us

VR and AR are something special for gamers. Both offer an incredibly immersive experience that is the ultimate dream of video gamers everywhere, since they both intend to put players literally in the world of their favorite games. For most of the past couple years, VR has been the realm of dedicated PC gamers and […]

Star Wars: Jedi Challenges

Star Wars: Jedi Challenges Lets Fans Unleash the Force in Their Living Rooms

Writing for Bleeding Cool is contributor Matt Cabral, Several hours into Star Wars: Jedi Challenges —Lenovo's and Disney's augmented reality experience from a galaxy far, far away— Darth Vader struck me down before chastising me with a menacingly familiar, "You are as clumsy as you are stupid." The Sith Lord's biting insult sounded like constructive […]


Nielsen Delves Into The VR/AR Market

Nielson did some research into the VR/AR market, with a focus on tracking the difference between gamers and the regular consumer electronics market. They pin much of the interest on the latest Resident Evil, saying, "With the success of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, VR devices are proving to offer more immersive experiences as well as […]

Faster Than Light #1, A New Image Comic That You Make Do Amazing Things

Faster Than Light #1 is a new Image comic coming out in September by Brian Haberlin and Vandyke. Brian has sent us the cover and five internal pages – but that's just the start of it. Because, as with a number of Haberlin's books, the pages of this comic have considerable amounts of AR, a way […]

The New Features Of The Marvel AR App – With Video From SXSW!

Regular readers at Bleeding Cool know that we enjoy the Marvel AR App, often filming it direct and shoving it on YouTube. Indeed Marvel execs have let it be known that they enjoy our coverage of the Marvel AR App as well – and complain when we miss a few weeks. Well, at SXSW, Marvel […]

A Most Peculiar Conversation In Infinity – Marvel AR

There seems to be some issues with some of the Marvel AR content in recent comics. The Thanos's son AR moment in New Avengers #10 towards the end of the issue just doesn't work (when an earlier AR mention does) and there are two AR spots in Indestructible Hulk #13, neither or which work. And […]

New Warriors And More From This Week's Marvel AR

From this week's Nova, if you put your little Marvel AR app over it, then you get… The New Warriors, then? For Marvel Now Two? Here's a look at some other Marvel AR content from this week's comics. [youtube][/youtube]  

Marvel's Secret AR Videos Teasing Infinity

From Avengers #14 to #17 and New Avengers #7 to #8, secret AR videos triggered by pages without the usual AR logo, with Executive Editor Tom Brevoort teasing you about aspects of the upcoming Infinity event. Inhumans, Thanos, Avengers, Builders, dimensional incursions… and how it all ties in. [youtube][/youtube]

New Comic Book Project From Marvel And Walt Disney Imagineers (VIDEO)

Ryan Penagos tweets; Photo: Ask to see something #weird at the Imagineering area at #D23Expo & get this @Marvel poster. I spill… — Ryan Penagos (@AgentM) August 10, 2013 A quick run through Marvel's AR App gets this video… [youtube][/youtube] More to come in September…

Brian Bendis And Joe Quesada Talk Angela On Marvel AR

It was solicited that Neil Gaiman was to co-write Guardians Of The Galaxy #5 with Brian Bendis, specifically that he'd write the words for Angela. That role was later changed to a "consultant" so I'm not sure if he wrote the first two pages of Guardians Of The Galaxy, which is the only time Angela […]

Swipe File: Madman And Standard

On top The Standard issue 5… With a slightly familiar exclamation mark? Nevertheless, The Standard does have it's own superhero, Super Dude and a look at how Augmented Reality is bringing him to life. [youtube][/youtube] [youtube][/youtube]

The Topless Brian Posehn Talks Deadpool – Marvel AR

Not everyone has a device that runs Marvel AR. So here's a look at some of the wackiness you could have found in the first couple of issues of Deadpool. Or you could skip to the end to ogle Brian Posehn's naked flesh… [youtube][/youtube]

That Young Avengers AR From Marvel NOW! Point One

[youtube][/youtube] This is the Marvel AR for the scene below from Marvel Point One. Note, "hip, young beamslingers", a reference to the NME ad for "hip, young gunslingers" that recruited Julie Burchill and Tony Parsons. Will this ad have as serious and as damaging effect? Also, "be there or be involved in a string of […]

New Augmented Reality Content For Marvel's AVX Hardcover And The Future Of $3.99

You know how some collections of comics like to add forewords, afterwords, sketches, deleted scenes, script, commentary and the like? Well, now Marvel will be adding extra virtual material as well. The recent AR material has been such a hit, according to Marvel's SVP David Gabriel talking to ComicVine, that there will be extra content […]