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Geek References You May Have Missed From The Ready Player One Trailer (Updated)


The brand new trailer for Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One has been released today at San Diego Comic Con and boy is it a blast!  It definitely has a sensory overload feel about it.  There are so many geek references in the trailer and I've captured a few for you to check out.

ready player one atari bike
Look out for the bike that scrapes across the ground.  It boasts an Atari logo and we were informed by Paul Weller on our Facebook page that the bike is in fact Kaneda's bike from Akira.

delorean back to the future ready player one
Back to the Future is featured in the trailer.  Check out that Delorean retro fitted from Back to the Future II.

delorean inside ready player one

 And here's a quick glimpse inside the Delorean complete with time circuits.  Check out the dates.

columbus ohio 2045
This is Columbus, Ohio - 2045

Competition Pro Joystick ready player one
Check out that glorious Competition Pro Joystick.  I had one of those.

f1 car ready player one
Ready for the race, or is it a battle?  Someone got the pre-order exclusive F1 car by the look of it.

flying ready player one
Who fancies a flying dance?

iron giant ready player one
Feel a lot safer with the Iron Giant on my side.  Steven Spielberg says he has a significant part.

freddy kruger ready player one
Freddy Kruger in the dream?  Or nightmare?

101 ready player one
It has a Minority Report feel

harley quinn ready player one
Heroes are a plenty in this world.  Harley Quinn and Deathstroke are not joking around.

trackmania ready player one
Fancy a game of Trackmania anyone?

troll ready player one
This guy doesn't look friendly

scorpion ready player one
Be a superhero on a giant mechanical scorpion in 2045.  The future seems glorious.  Or is it?

The key to Ready Player One
The key to Ready Player One?

Update - Thanks to Tom Soliva for posting this one on our Facebook page.  Pure imagination from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is played throughout the trailer.  Great spot.  I totally missed it.

More Updates -  The following four photos were posted on our Facebook page by the eagle eyed Mark Tetreault.

If you pause it just right you see that the "this guy doesn't look friendly" guy has Aech on his nametag! I'm wondering if these shots are showing Aech doing the arena combat that's mentioned in the book.

ready player one lara croft
In the shot with all the vehicles, look to the right. You'll see the A-Team van and what appears to be Christine next to it.

ready player one lara croft
I think that's Lara Croft leaning up against Christine.

ready player one mad max
 Is that Mad Max's Interceptor vehicle in the chase scene?


Did we miss any more?  Let us know in the comments below.  Here's the trailer for you to check out all those references.



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