If you enjoyed watching the new Ready Player One trailer released yesterday you were sure to have noticed quite a few references to the 1980s and Easter Eggs from video games, movies and comics. To recap the Ready Player One movie is based on Ernest Cline’s bestseller of the same name and has been directed by Steven Spielberg. If you missed the first official trailer to be released for the movie you can check it out here.
If you have already seen it and would like to see if you got all the Easter eggs and references throughout the trailer, check out the YouTube video created by New Rockstars who over the next 18 minutes take you through each and every one. See if you spotted when they didn’t.
Ready Player One Trailer gets a full breakdown, with all Ready Player One Easter Eggs you missed! The Comic Con trailer for Ready Player One, a film by Steven Spielberg from the book by Ernest Cline, is full of 80s references and pop culture references. Erik Voss explains why the book is so popular, how it is being changed for the film, and all the missable details in the trailer: references to Iron Giant, Akira, Willy Wonka, Batman, Lord of the Rings, The Matrix, Shrek, Halo, Mortal Kombat, Joust, the music of Rush, Tomb Raider, Gears of War, Street Fighter, Mad Max, Back to the Future, the A-Team, and more. What is the meaning of the hidden barcode in the trailer? Why are random letters hidden throughout the shots?