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USA: Microsoft touts new holographic 'Minecraft'01:08

USA: Microsoft touts new holographic 'Minecraft'

United States, Los Angeles
June 16, 2015 at 01:03 GMT +00:00 · Published

Microsoft unveiled a re-imagined version of hit game 'Minecraft' through using special augmented reality glasses HoloLens, at a press conference ahead of the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, Monday.

During the HoloLens demonstration, a player put on the glasses which then projects holograms directly over what the user sees, enabling him to interact with the items and characters displayed. The game can also be projected onto any flat surface or wall. However, no official release date has been announced for the game yet.

Presented by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo (also known as E3), will open it's doors to the public on Tuesday, and will finish on Thursday.

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Microsoft unveiled a re-imagined version of hit game 'Minecraft' through using special augmented reality glasses HoloLens, at a press conference ahead of the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, Monday.

During the HoloLens demonstration, a player put on the glasses which then projects holograms directly over what the user sees, enabling him to interact with the items and characters displayed. The game can also be projected onto any flat surface or wall. However, no official release date has been announced for the game yet.

Presented by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo (also known as E3), will open it's doors to the public on Tuesday, and will finish on Thursday.

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