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Become a Hobbit and face off with Smaug in Oculus VR thanks to Weta

Become a Hobbit and face off with Smaug in Oculus VR thanks to Weta

By 5 March 2015

If you’ve seen The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and the big screen didn't feel immersive enough there's hope. Weta Digital, the special effects team behind The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings films, has created a VR experience for Oculus Rift. The... >>

The new Hobbit movie saw Weta Digital make Smaug larger than a 747 in one scene yet use GoPros in another

The new Hobbit movie saw Weta Digital make Smaug larger than a 747 in one scene yet use GoPros in another

By 30 December 2013

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug saw some of the best special effects to date. If you haven’t seen it be warned, this will have spoilers. That said, the scene where Smaug chases Bilbo about the mountain of treasure is jaw-dropping and obviously took... >>