“Terminator Genisys” Location-Based VR Experience Coming to Los Angeles, San Jose
Los Angeles-based virtual reality (VR) startup Spaces announced Thursday morning that it’s launching a location-based VR experience inspired by the 2015 film “Terminator Genisys” in partnership with Skydance Media, which owns the rights to the “Terminator” franchise.
Similar to recent location-based VR experiences such as The Void’s “Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire” and Dreamscape Immersive’s “Alien Zoo,” “Terminator” is a modular pop-up that can be set up in existing retail locations.
But unlike its predecessors, “Terminator” personalizes the experience by scanning the faces of guests, who play in teams of four, and applying them to their game avatars. Once they have their avatar personalized, guests play as cyborgs sent to post-apocalyptic Downtown Los Angeles to disable a Skynet Communication hub defended by a battalion of by T-600 Terminators.<