When Worlds Collide

The Escapist: "Imagine a global-scale MMO. Imagine going into Google Earth, and you could author an overlay on it. So now I could be walking down Broadway in Google Earth and someone who's standing on Broadway in New York would be able to look at their see-through display and see me walking down in exactly the same aligned perspective.

There's all kinds of gaming applications: Maybe a fantasy roleplaying game where I'm looking at a representation of Times Square and I'm fighting the dragon over it, and people in Times Square, through head-mounted displays or their cell phones, see this unfolding. So you can start imagining games that align the physical and virtual worlds in large-scale experiences."

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