After a protracted hiatus from social media, Uncommon co-founder Tim Stamper has tweeted about his new firm’s newest venture – and people of you anticipating a brand new 3D platformer are going to be upset.
Stamper’s tweet exhibits off Vogue AR, a smartphone app for iOS that mixes trend, pictures and gaming through the wonders of Augmented Actuality. It isn’t 1,000,000 miles away from Nintendo’s Type Savvy / New Type Boutique sequence, however with an AR twist.
This is some PR:
Vogue AR brings trend styling to life in a method you’ve by no means seen earlier than. Costume and elegance your mannequin, pose her in the true world, take photographs and share your favourites to win prizes.
Everybody’s going to be speaking about Vogue AR, so strike a pose and catwalk your model. Taking trend into locations it’s by no means been earlier than, Vogue AR is all set to take world smartphone gaming by storm.
– A various assortment of charismatic character fashions
– A whole lot of dynamic 3D outfits and equipment for numerous clothes combos
– Augmented Actuality expertise for actual world trend photoshoots
– Every day trend challenges, weekly competitions and world trend occasions
– Chat, share and examine trend photographs with buddies
Vogue AR is developed by FortuneFish, the Nottingham-based studio established in 2013 by Tim and Chris Stamper and run by Tim’s son, Joe. Tim and Chris, in fact, are well-known for founding Uncommon within the ’80s, the corporate which might go on to develop the likes of GoldenEye 007, Good Darkish and Banjo-Kazooie for the N64. Nintendo purchased a 49% stake within the agency within the early ’90s, solely to promote it when Microsoft bought the complete studio in 2002 for $375 million – one thing which puzzles Tim Stamper to this very day. Uncommon’s present initiatives embody Sea of Thieves and Everwild.
FortuneFish beforehand launched a demo model of Donkey Kong Nation-style music platformer Kroko Bongo: Faucet to the Beat! in 2017, however the title sadly by no means acquired a full launch. The studio’s focus since then has been Vogue AR, however its web site has paintings that means it has different gaming initiatives in improvement.