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Hasbro's Hero Vision turns you into Iron Man using AR

Drop a phone into this Iron Man helmet, and you will look like a superhero while battling Thanos in your house.

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Mike Sorrentino
Mike Sorrentino is a Senior Editor for Mobile, covering phones, texting apps and smartwatches -- obsessing about how we can make the most of them. Mike also keeps an eye out on the movie and toy industry, and outside of work enjoys biking and pizza making.
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Hero Vision

Hasbro's Marvel Avengers: Infinity War Hero Vision Iron Man AR Experience lets you suit up like Iron Man both in real life and using augmented reality.

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What you wear

You place a phone inside the Iron Man mask, which has a camera that reads AR markers on the wearable gauntlet in the play area.

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The set

The set includes the Iron Man mask, AR goggles that go inside the mask, the gauntlet, three AR markers and an Infinity Stone token.

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Goggles

An iPhone or Android phone goes inside these goggles first. Hasbro advises that phones the size of the iPhone 6 Plus or larger might not fit.

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The mask

The goggles then are inserted inside the Iron Man mask.

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AR markers

The three AR markers can be placed anywhere in the play area. When the phone's camera sees them, Thanos and his armies will appear.

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Thanos

Thanos, who will be starring in "Avengers: Infinity War" as the big bad villain, appears inside the game above an AR marker.

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Thanos' army

You will battle Thanos' army, and while playing your arm will look like it's wearing the full Iron Man suit.

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Gauntlet with Infinity Stone

The game creates that Iron Man suit effect when it sees your hand is wearing this gauntlet, which has little AR markers of its own.

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Fire away

To shoot your enemies, you push out your hand with the palm facing out.

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Defense

To defend, place your arm with the palm facing the camera.

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AR marker on the palm

When defending, your phone's camera will scan this marker and show you Iron Man's hand on the screen.

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Coming out in spring 2018

Hero Vision will sell for $50 (roughly converting to £35, AU$65) and will be available this spring. Click through for more photos of us playing with the set.

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Shooting a drone.

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Aiming at an enemy higher up.

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