Battle For Eire – Virtual Reality Ride Coming in 2018

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‘Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire’ Disney World VR Attraction Gets New Trailer

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Oculus is now selling its Rift headset to businesses with a new bundle

It’s the first time Oculus has sold its Rift headset specifically for commercial purposes. The Oculus Rift for Business bundle costs $900, and includes the headset, Oculus Touch Controllers, three room sensors, an Oculus remote, and three Rift Fits.

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Star Wars: Secrets Of The Empire Tickets Now On Sale, Check Out The Trailer

Tickets are now on sale for what is likely going to be one of the best introductions to virtual reality on the planet — Star Wars: Secrets Of The Empire.

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Gamblit Gaming bringing real-money PAC-MAN to casino floors

A real-money version of 1980’s arcade classic PAC-MAN is coming to casino floors thanks to skill-based gamers Gamblit Gaming.

Gamblit announced that it had struck a deal with Japanese games publisher Bandai Namco Entertainment to bring PAC-MAN Battle Casino, a real-money version of the wocca-wocca-wocca classic, to casino floors.
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FOIL’17 – Video of VR Coaster & Rides Panel Session

The VR Coasters & Rides session was recorded by the team of Falcon’s Creative Group and is shared here:

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As this report went out, over 160 professionals were gathered in Las Vegas addressing the future of fun. The Future of Immersive Leisure (FOIL) conference, hosted for the first time at Mandalay Bay, brought together some of the most innovative voices working in virtual reality, augmented reality, robotics, projection mapping, cinema, amusement and other forward-thinking industries.

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VRguy podcast Episode 26

VRguy podcast Episode 26: Kevin Williams discussing updates in out-of-home VR:

The GameWorks arcade chain is about to get an esports makeover

Oomba, an online tournament-management system, has acquired GameWorks from the group of investors that bought the company in 2011. The new ownership plans to refocus the existing GameWorks locations into local miniature esports arenas.

Competitive gaming has grown into a massive force on livestreaming platforms like Twitch, but it hasn’t established itself as a local or regional attraction quite yet. Oomba wants to change that by using the existing GameWorks facilities in cities like Seattle and Denver. As of today, seven GameWorks locations are still in operation, and they are all in the United States.

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VRstudios Announces VRcade® Terminal 17 – World’s First 8-Player Arena-Scale Virtual Reality Game

VRstudios, the leading provider of award-winning VR solutions for Location-Based Entertainment (LBE), announces today the availability of a remarkable VR attraction, Terminal 17©. Terminal 17 is an intense, multiplayer adventure game specifically designed for the VRcade Arena. Players are part of an 8-person extermination squad tasked with finding and eliminating alien insects that are wreaking havoc on Terminal 17, a remote facility on a distant planet.

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