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As Ghostbusters fans eagerly anticipate director Paul Feig’s female-fronted reboot of the film franchise that stars Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon, it seems it’s time to get those proton packs ready in reality before the movie opens in cinemas on July 15th.
Sony Pictures commissioned the Void to create Ghostbusters: Dimension, a multiplayer virtual reality experience that transports users into the world of the film franchise, armed with proton packs and ghost traps to hunt down a “paranormal villain” that’s hiding in a New York apartment complex.
The experience opens July 1st in Times Square at Madame Tussauds New York, and it’s part of an 85,000 square foot Ghostbusters Experience attraction, which takes up a floor-and-a-half and includes four themed rooms and six wax figures based on characters from the new movie.
“Fans will get to know what it really feels like to be a Ghostbuster,” Ken Bretschneider tells Rolling Stone. The founder and CEO of the Void calls it “hyper-reality,” explaining that it’s “a combination of a physical set, 5D effects and virtual reality.”
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