September 19, 2014

First Sony PlayStation Wonderbook Released: An Augmented Reality Harry Potter Story

From the BBC: Sony has unveiled Wonderbook – an augmented reality product for its Playstation 3 games console. When users hold up specially created books to a connected camera they appear on screen with added interactive graphics, which can in turn trigger mini-games. [Clip] Sony said it would also work with publishers to bring educational […]

Where's Pottermore? "Fans’ Fury Spells Bad News for JK Rowling"

From The Scotsman: Irate JK Rowling fans have taken to the internet to complain because Pottermore, the high-profile online interactive version of the Edinburgh-based writer’s books about the boy wizard, has been beset by delays. The site, which was launched by Sony in partnership with the multi-millionaire author, was due to open to the public […]