• Disney's New Star Wars Hotel Is Straight Up Westworld

    4 days ago - By Ubergizmo

    Westworld was HBO's most popular TV series last year . It imagines a modern theme park where the patrons interact with AI-powered robots and live out their wildest fantasies. All patrons get their very own back story. Disney has announced something similar. While I don't know about the wildest fantasies part, Disney says that its newly announced Star Wars Hotel will give all guests a storyline that will have a lasting impact throughout their stay.
    Disney confirmed during its D23 expo in Los Angeles yesterday that it's building a Star Wars Hotel. It hasn't revealed many details about this...
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  • Lenovo And Disney Are Developing A Star Wars VR Experience

    Lenovo And Disney Are Developing A Star Wars VR Experience

    4 days ago - By Ubergizmo

    If the Westworld-like Star Wars Hotel wasn't enough to get you excited, Disney has also announced at its D23 expo in Los Angeles that it's working with Lenovo on an immersive Star Wars experience that's going to be powered by virtual reality. Players will be able to play HoloChess with characters from the movie and even take part in thrilling lightsaber battles.
    Any Star Wars fan worth their salt has always wanted to take part in a lightsaber battle so this will certainly be a dream come true for many. Disney and Lenovo are developing the Star Wars Jedi Challenges VR system which comprises...
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  • Lenovo and Disney teaming up for immersive Star Wars VR experience

    Lenovo and Disney teaming up for immersive Star Wars VR experience

    4 days ago - By Phone Arena

    At a company event, Disney unveiled a VR system it has been developing with Lenovo to create an immersive Star Wars experience. For example, you can be playing HoloChess with movie characters, or engaging in lightsaber battles using a dedicated controller peripheral - that kind of cool stuff!
    The Star Wars Jedi Challenges system comprises a special VR headset, a lightsaber controller, and apps ran on your smartphone. The headset is of the type where your smartphone is mounted in the front, so nothing too revolutionary here. But then again, this would help for a manageable price ...
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