Since we’re all pretty much living Tron these days, chasing computer-generated squirrels and pigeons and shit all over the place, it seemed like it might be a good time to revisit that most iconic of life-in-a-computer pastimes: the Light Cycle battle. Could something like this exist in the real world, somehow? I…
Say what you will about the plot of Tron Legacy, the visual effects were slick, sleek and sexy as hell. Digital Domain has compiled a super-spoilery short video detailing every little trick and computer generated image.
Please ignore the fact that this game is Coke Zero-branded. The most important thing is that it's a location-based game for Tron: Legacy, which uses the iPhone's GPS for LightCycle battles on your daily travels.
What's the crown jewel of the Tron Legacy toy blitz? This RC light cycle, which uses vacuum-powered suction to scale walls. Also, if another light cycle toy blocks its rear light stream, it'll plummet to earth. Watch it in action!
Check out the first ever image to come out of Tron Legacy — it's full of passionate unitard stare downs, punk wigs and disc weapons. Plus Flynn Jr. takes the wheel, in the new light-cycle poster.
It's a stupid question, maybe. But why don't bikes glow?
Disney dropped a replica storefront of Kevin Flynn's Arcade into downtown San Diego as part of promotion for Tron: Legacy. Best part? We played Space Paranoids and got to see the light cycle live. Full gallery below.