From virtual reality to stars, five highlights from Comic-Con

By July 28, 2014March 24th, 2020Newswires

By Piya Sinha-Roy

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – Every year, around 130,000 comic book fans and entertainment enthusiasts trek to San Diego’s Comic-Con International, where thousands of booths and hundreds of panels are set up by industry outlets to cater to attendees.

With the 2014 convention wrapping up on Sunday, here are five highlights from the packed four-day event.

– Experiencing Death in Virtual Reality

Ever wondered what it’s like to be killed by a giant alien or a blazing fireball? Movie and television studios harnessed the virtual reality capabilities of the Oculus Rift headset to allow fans to enter the worlds of films and shows with numerous simulations.

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