Alien: Descent Is A Xenomorph-Slaying Four-Player Location-Based VR Experience


Calling all Colonial Marines, there’s a new VR experience that you won’t want to miss.

Announced today, Alien: Descent, is the latest in a line of high-profile location-based VR experiences that aims to let fans fulfill their dreams. That is if their dreams are of being torn to pieces by a pack of Xenomorphs. The experience sees up to four friends sign up to become Colonial Marines and then sent off on a mission to investigate a distress signal from a Weyland-Yutani mining outpost. If you’ve seen any of the many Alien movies, you’ll know how that’s likely to go.

Descent is set to use wireless VR tech created by Pure Imagination Studios. The setup allows multiple users to walk around virtual environments without wires to trip over or backpack PCs to weigh them down. Visitors will be armed with a custom-designed weapon and motion-tracking sensors for their arms and legs. Better yet, the installation will utilize environmental effects to make the experience as immersive as possible.

The attraction is set to open at The