You’d suppose that Pixar’s very first foray into the realm of VR could be one thing vibrant, cheery, whimsical and ethereal… proper? Nicely, Pixar determined to take a very completely different route with its new VR challenge for the Oculus Rift referred to as Coco VR, based mostly on the upcoming film. Try the brand new trailer
The 46-second trailer announcement trailer for Coco VR was launched by Pixar prematurely of the forthcoming animated movie.
The trailer begins with a have a look at a memorial the place it was as soon as used as a vigil of kinds. The trailer then strikes on to say that past the land that we all know exists one other world.
Between the textual content we see what appears to be like like some type of room crammed with all kinds of garments. We then get a clip of the primary little bit of gameplay, which isn’t fairly what lots of people may count on. We see a hand attain out and seize a hat off a rack. The hand clearly belongs to the principle character, and viewers get to briefly see the hand manually seize on the hat and try to put it on their character’s head.
Nevertheless, earlier than we get to see the principle characters, the trailer offers us a have a look at the very distinctive and really magical digital world that Pixar created in Coco VR. Towering buildings of multi-stacked buildings, homes, and retains stretch far into the sky and way back to the attention can see. It is a glittering mosaic of architectural wonders, crammed with brightly coloured neon lights that replenish the misty sky. It is an actual sight to behold, and I can solely think about how wonderful it is going to be seeing it in real-time with a VR headset on.
This interactive leisure expertise is a bridge between the surreal and the imaginative. It encapsulates numerous Pixar’s fun-filled qualities however throughout the scope of a completely 3D VR expertise. That is highlighted after we lastly see the principle character for the primary time in entrance of a mirror, the place she’s nothing however bones… actually. She’s making an attempt on garments within the store (or attic?) and we see some small collectible figurines trying up on the mirror as she performs round within the room with one other fellow who takes off his head and tosses it to her.
We then get numerous clips showcasing a wide range of completely different situations, together with the duo going exterior and utilizing a digital camera to snap a photograph whereas the luminous metropolis of lights shines brightly within the background.
That is to not point out that the design of the town and the mesmerizing lights appear to seize the type of surprise and whimsy from movies like The Polar Express.
You may search for Coco VR to go stay later this yr on November 15th for the Oculus Rift and November 22 for Gear VR.