For the past few playoff games at Amalie Arena, the Tampa Bay Lightning have used their now-ubiquitous 3-D ice projection system to display a simulation of the classic Nintendo Blades of Steel game onto the playing surface—using the actual goals and everything. It’s the best usage of the technology we’ve seen so far:

That’s a digital mockup of what it looks like. Here’s a video sent to us by reader Chris of what it looked like in the arena:

The next level of this, of course, is making it actually work with controllers. That’s coming, without question.

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