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Motorola teases Pixar-animated augmented reality game in "Windy Day" video

Motorola teases Pixar-animated augmented reality game in
Motorola has released a new video that isn't another in the series of amusing-but-boring Lazy Phone ads. Instead, this time around it's a video called "Windy Day" which is teasing a new augmented reality game that will be coming to the Moto X on October 29th. And, we really have to underline the word "tease" here, because in the one minute and six-second long video, there is about 5-seconds of interesting content.

The first minute or so of the video is literally just people holding Moto X phones and turning around in circles or looking around through the phone's display. However, that last few seconds are quite interesting indeed, because what is shown on screen doesn't look much like an augmented reality game at all. It looks like a pretty cool cartoon, which makes sense because the game was made with the help of Jan Pinkava who most famously wrote and directed the Pixar short Geri's Game, as well as co-directing Ratatouille

The video was shown off at the Qualcomm Uplinq conference, and was used to demonstrate a new real-time animation process by Pixar called OpenSubdiv. We don't know exactly what the game will be, but the worst news of all of this is that it seems like it may be a Moto X exclusive. We're hoping it is a timed exclusive that comes to other Android devices eventually though. We'll know more this coming Tuesday, October 29th.


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posted on 24 Oct 2013, 19:46

1. PapaSmurf (Posts: 7354; Member since: 14 May 2012)


First minute = complete garbage. I don't see the big hype about the game on the last 10 seconds though..

posted on 24 Oct 2013, 20:58 3

2. haroonazeem638 (Posts: 127; Member since: 29 Mar 2011)


Are you kidding me? This looks like an AMAZING game!

posted on 24 Oct 2013, 22:30 2

3. Miracles (Posts: 458; Member since: 31 Aug 2013)


Looks good to me.

posted on 24 Oct 2013, 22:40

4. PapaSmurf (Posts: 7354; Member since: 14 May 2012)


No thanks. I'll stick to PvZ 2.

posted on 25 Oct 2013, 14:47

5. crazymonkey05 (Posts: 119; Member since: 20 Nov 2012)


the funny part is that pixar was founded by steve jobs XD

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