The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, learn how ILMxLAB created the immersive Star Wars virtual reality quest Vader Immortal for the Oculus Quest. Plus, find out about the differences between Netflix’s Locke & Key series and the comic series that inspired it, and Sonic the Hedgehog voice actor Ben Schwartz plays Sonic the Hedgehog 2 and answers questions about the movie and more. Read More »
The Vader Immortal virtual reality adventure game series launched in May of this year, continued with the surprise release of Episode II in September, and will be coming to an end next month with Episode III. Now, a first look and some story details have revealed that it’s time for you to face-off with the Dark Lord of the Sith himself. Read More »
The first episode of ILMxLAB’s new VR series Vader Immortal is available now, allowing fans to step into the world of Star Wars and be in the intimidating presence of Darth Vader. The Dark Lord of the Sith has been looking for a recruit to help him retrieve an ancient artifact, and wouldn’t you know it, you’re the one who finally has the skillset he needs to help retrieve it. After igniting a lightsaber, deflecting laser blasts, and impressing Darth Vader, it’s finally time to start learning the ways of the Force in Episode II, and some new concept art from the next installment teases what’s in store. Read More »
/Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by weekend editor Brad Oman to talk about everything he’s seen at Star Wars Celebration 2019, from the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker trailer, to the Hasbro toy reveals, to the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge presentation, to the Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order video game, to the Vader Immortal VR experience, to The Mandalorian sizzle reel and footage.
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At Star Wars Celebration 2019, fans can try out Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series, a new virtual reality video game from ILMxLAB coming to the Oculus Quest headset and Oculus Rift headsets this spring (watch the new trailer). But before Vader Immortal becomes available to the general public, I was able to get a sneak preview of the experience, and let me tell you, wielding a lightsaber has never felt so good.
Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series is one of the most fun, immersive video game experiences I’ve ever had, and even though it seems rather simply executed when it comes to player participation, it really shows the potential of virtual reality to bring us into the worlds that we love to escape into on the big screen. Find out more from my Vader Immortal reaction below. Read More »
Following a debut at Star Wars Celebration 2019, we have a new trailer for the upcoming Star Wars virtual reality adventure experience Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series – Episode I. The VR game and experience from ILMxLAB is coming to Oculus VR headsets this year, starting with the untethered Oculus Quest headset this spring, allowing you to see first-hand what it’s like to work for Darth Vader. Watch the new Vader Immortal trailer below, and find out about two key voices who will guide you through the series. Read More »