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The Void is adding new VR experiences based Disney and Marvel properties

5 days ago   |   By The Verge

Virtual reality arcade The Void is partnering with Lucasfilm and Industrial Light and Magic's immersive entertainment wing ILMxLAB to develop a new slate of experiences based on Disney and Marvel Studios properties, with the first, Ralph Breaks VR, debuting this fall .
The company describes its games as “hyper-real” experiences, in which players don headsets, haptic vests, and backpack computers to dive right into the world of the game. FastCompany reports that the partnership will include five new games -the first of which is Ralph Breaks VR , and that another game “based on an...
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