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Boom Blox has head tracking!

Boom Blox has head tracking!

by Mickey DeLorenzoFebruary 21, 2008

There was a special “GDC Easter Egg” presented at the end of the session with EA at GDC. It seems as though Head Tracking has been worked into the production of Boom Blox. Some things are unclear as to whether or not you can move around through previously recorded levels that you played through, or if they are custom built levels.

The important thing is that it IS worked into the game and is available. Things needed by the player would be either LED glasses, or a wireless sensor bar, but by using just that and the controllers the same head tracking effect that we have seen in various online videos will be possible on the Wii.

The most popular of those online videos are those of Johnny Chung Lee, who made his “Head Tracking for Desktop Virtual Reality Displays using the Wii Remote” a few months ago.

Bloom Blox complete trailer from last month on WiiNintendo

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  • February 21, 2008 at 10:08 pm

    whoa hold on whats head tracking again? lol

  • adsf
    February 22, 2008 at 3:23 am

    Click the “Johnny Chung Lee” link above. 😉

    Is this a definite then? There’s nothing in that actually says head tracking, there’s just seem implication.

  • March 2, 2008 at 2:37 pm

    where can one purchase the glasses or the stuff to make the glasses and would it be to much to ask nintendo where the hell is our voice chat reggie ? huh where is it come on get with the times i give u so much moola we all do please here our cries

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