Less than three weeks after Rovio Entertainment announced the game, Angry Birds' Augmented Reality adaptation is now available for the Magic Leap One.
Published in connection with the L.E.A.P. Conference, Angry Birds FPS: First Person Slingshot is now available as a free download from Magic Leg's website for owners of Augmented Reality Headsets
"It's great to give Angry Birds fans a completely new and unpredictable opportunity to play the popular Angry Birds," said Kati Levoranta, CEO of Rovio Entertainment. "Resolution Games has done a great job in developing Angry Birds into Magic Leap One, we are always looking for ways to expand on new technologies and platforms, and Angry Birds FPS is an exciting step into the future of gaming." 19659002] Resolution Games, the developer of the app, equipped the Magic Leap One version of the game with 20 levels without the need for in-app purchases.
"Our focus is not on selling apps but on innovation and innovation as part of a developing platform," said a spokesperson for Rovio in a statement for Next Reality. "For example, the original Angry Birds was an innovation built on a new and under-utilized platform (the iPhone), so we want to be part of something that could be the future of gaming."
The game is instantly familiar to anyone who plays Angry Birds on a mobile device, but it also uses the spatial fullness of the Magic Leap One's calculating features to reinvent the game from the first-person perspective. Players place each pigsty in their physical environment and can walk around it to formulate their strategy for solving the puzzle. As each fort implodes, the parts bump into nearby real world objects.
Players aim at each fort with the device's controller using a point multiplier based on distance. In addition, players can command both the Red Groundbill and the Yellow and Blue Birds (whose super powers are activated by the controller's trigger).
"Rovio has formed an incredibly successful and beloved entertainment franchise with Angry Birds Birds to Magic Leaps spatial computing platform, we give fans one of the most engaging, interactive and immersive experiences possible "said Tommy Palm, CEO of Resolution Games.
"It's really noteworthy that we're in 2018. Being able to use all of the spatial gameplay and lightfield technology to enjoy these classic game mechanics and characters in our own environment, Angry Birds FPS: First shows Person Slingshot the True Impact of Mixed Reali These technologies can affect the gaming industry. "
Angry Birds FPS Invaders joins Weta Workshop Grordbort, which is also being released at the LEAP conference, as one of the first games for the Magic Leap One. Based on my experience with the pre-release build of Angry Birds FPS, I can say that it is a steal at a low price.
While the Magic Leap One app library is still relatively sparse, Magic Leap is currently focusing on promoting the developer community and eye-catching content deals with content producers to provide more content, a necessary step Prepare the platform for mainstream use when the consumer edition of the company's AR headset appears.