Adam Rosenberg from Mashable attended a press preview of Ghostbusters: Dimension on June 29th and reports his experience below.
Burnt marshmallows. That’s the first thing you smell after proton-scorching the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man into oblivion.
It’s the completely unsurprising yet appropriately wish-fulfilling — and epic — finale to Ghostbusters: Dimension, a new “hyper reality” experience from Utah-based company The Void. The attraction opens at Madame Tussauds New York in Times Square on July 1, but we got the chance to take an early peek.
First, though: what is hyper reality? The Void has built what amounts to a virtual reality arcade concept, which it refers to as hyper reality.
It’s effectively untethered VR, with the headset wired into a high-tech backpack/vest. The vest is fitted with multiple vibration points that simulate physical sensations in your virtual experience, such as when a ghost passes through you or a bit of debris bounces off your midsection.
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