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Quirky Hotel Video Games

Maquisard is Inspired by Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'

— July 7, 2015 — Tech
If the scenes making up the Maquisard video game look familiar, there's a good reason why: it was inspired by Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel.' Complete with a young lobby boy as the main character and a slew of unique characters, Maquisard depicts life in a quaint yet quirky hotel with an underlying mystery that the boy must solve.

Of course, what will enamor more than anything else when it comes to the Maquisard video game is its overall design. Taking on the form of a digital doll house complete with pastel colors, players will have to navigate through each room in order to find a secret agent. Maquisard was created by students at New York University's Game Center.
Trend Themes
1. Quirky Hotel-themed Video Games - Opportunity to create more video games inspired by unique hotel settings, providing players with immersive experiences.
2. Influential Film-inspired Video Games - Potential to develop video games that draw inspiration from popular films, creating unique and nostalgic gaming experiences.
3. Digital Doll House Games - Possibility of designing video games in the form of digital doll houses, offering players a new and interactive way to explore virtual environments.
Industry Implications
1. Video Game Development - Disruptive innovation opportunity for video game developers to explore new themes and inspirations, catering to diverse audience interests.
2. Film Entertainment - Opportunity to expand the reach of influential films by partnering with game developers to create interactive gaming experiences based on popular movies.
3. Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality - Potential for VR/AR technology to enhance the immersive elements of hotel-themed video games, allowing players to virtually explore unique hotel environments.
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