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It doesn’t get much better than this: life-sized, real life versions of everyone’s arcade favorites, Pong and Frogger. Classic video game nerds everywhere just peed their pants in excitement.
Real Life Frogger
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Frogger, Fifth Avenue Frogger uses a web cam and code that translates the real position of cars on Fifth Avenue into live-streaming data. The data is sent to an original arcade cabinet at street level where players can then play Frogger…in real time. If the traffic is too ridiculous, you can switch back to the classic version. Genius!
Real Life Pong
It may just be a stunt for a new car, but the concept for life-size Pong is commendable. The giant game, dubbed “Smart eBall,” uses two vehicles and a giant videogame screen. The players control their avatars by driving forward and backward. Sign. Me. Up!blog comments powered by Disqus