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Saturday, April 30 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Keynote - VR Games: What Works, What Doesn’t, and Why - Presented by Sony

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Virtual reality is finally here and it is amazing!  And VR is especially amazing for games, but there are fundamental differences as compared to standard 2d displays.  VR provides a sense of presence that enables entirely new games that leverage the scale and space cues that are lost with a 2d display.  VR also has a set of new challenges related to locomotion and interaction.    This talk explores a wide variety of techniques and game mechanics for VR, some which work well and others which do not, and provides a technological explanation for why this is the case.

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Richard Marks

Director, PlayStation Magic Lab, Sony Interactive Entertainment
Richard Marks directs the PlayStation Magic Lab in Sony Interactive Entertainment’s Research & Development division. Magic Lab was founded by Marks to push the boundaries of play by investigating how technology can be used to create new entertainment experiences.  Marks joined PlayStation in 1999 to investigate the use of live video input for gaming and develop new interactive user experiences. He helped create the EyeToy... Read More →

Saturday April 30, 2016 11:30am - 12:30pm
Redstone Theater

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