Lisa Eadicicco tried out Ghostbusters: Dimension in NYC last week just in time for the movie premiere. Read her write up below:
Virtual reality, though impressive, is largely a solitary experience. Strapping into a headset like the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive transports you to a different world — one that others can’t experience without similar headgear. Even then, there are few ways to interact with others inside such worlds, which are often also limited in size.
But with Ghostbusters: Dimension, a virtual reality attraction that opened at Madam Tussaud’s wax museum in New York City this month, I got to team up with a coworker to hunt digital ghosts in a spooky haunted apartment. Utah-based startup The Void, Sony Pictures, and Madame Tussauds collaborated to create an interactive attraction that’s part of an exhibit based on the new Ghostbusters film. The result is a stunning, ultra-realistic experience that proves there is potential in virtual reality beyond home entertainment.
Continue reading at TIME.