Touchgrind and Sway on the Big Screen

Have you sat in a movie theatre and wondered, ‘Wouldn’t it be awesome to hook up my 360 to this screen?’  Illusion Labs have done something similar: bring the small to the big.  With a multi-touch table, they demoed playing Sway and Touchgrind in a view much larger than what we’re used to seeing.

There were some minor tweaks to get the game running on the table, but the games are in essence the same.  From the details,

In this video we show our games on a platform by Touchtech in cooperation with Crowd. The games run on any multi-touch hardware, including mobile devices, multi-touch laptops and large window displays.

I always found Touchgrind hard to play with such a narrow field of view.  But look at how much area you can see at once in the video — Touchgrind looks like a blast to play on it.

What do you think this means for the future of gaming?  Let us know your thoughts in the comments.

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