Jon Favreau’s VR Adventure Gnomes & Goblins Might Not Be Dead

Iron Man director Jon Favreau simply wrapped up work on the live-action remake of The Lion King. It appears like his subsequent venture might lastly be a full model of Gnomes & Goblins.

This compelling VR expertise launched in preview type again in 2016. Favreau produced the piece alongside Wevr and Actuality One. In it, you met a cutesy little gnome and ultimately gained his belief as you explores his forest habitat. It was an incredible early instance of character interplay in VR, and the way charming it may very well be. Two and half years on, although, we’ve got heard a peep concerning the full model. Till right this moment. 🙂

— Wevr (@onwevr) July 19, 2019

Wevr simply suspiciously posted a hyperlink to the expertise’s full webpage. The location itself nonetheless says ‘Coming Quickly’, however its resurgence suggests we’ll be getting extra information quickly. The piece seems to have MWM Immersive and Golem Creations hooked up to it too. For now you’ll be able to signal as much as hear extra concerning the venture.

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The timing actually matches up. Favreau’s tackle The Lion King launched final week so hopefully he’s discovered a bit time for this promising venture. The truth is, the director ended up utilizing VR to movie the Disney remake. His crew created a multiplayer VR sport that helped them set the stage for the large display screen.

It’ll be attention-grabbing to see how Gnomes & Goblins has developed with almost three years of progress within the VR house since we final noticed it. May we maybe see it launch on different VR platforms like Quest and PSVR? Maybe we might see some experiments with Valve’s Index controllers?