Issue #34 – The Void Step Beyond Reality

Within the confines of the beautiful Grand Canal Shoppes within the Venetian Resort Hotel and Casino there is a new store and attraction. The attraction is a hyper-reality-full /body-virtual reality experience created by the superb combined partnership of Lucasfilm, ILMxAB and the Void. The virtual reality experience combines reality effects, environmental effects(such as blasts of hot air), and interactive sets for a unique and in-depth cinematic experience that will make one feel they are literally in a Star Wars tm: Secrets of the Empire” mission is for solo or up to four players and takes place during the events of Rouge One. The mission is brought to you by Captain Cassie and guided further by unit K-2. No spoilers but the mission participant(s) are rebel alliance spy/spies who must dawn a Stormtrooper uniform then wars then infiltrate, carry out orders, investigate particular things, and most important of all recover Imperial Intelligence vital to the survival of the budding rebellion on the lava dominated planet of Mustafar. In order to do so you will have to use your disguise to your full advantage, solve puzzles, and use blaster to help you survive against opposing forces. Equipment for the attraction are a high-tech backpack with connected VR helmet and a rifle that use your blaster to help you use to battle with. The helmet is fitted with a microphone to communicate with teammates and the backpack is fitted with connected VR helmet and a rifle that you use to battle with a microphone to communicate with teammates and backpack is also fitted with a mobile computer. It’s $32 dollars on Fri-Sun for an unforgettable and immersive 30 min experience. So if you’re looking for an awesome full body virtual reality experience and/ or a big fan of star wars then you should totally check out “Star Wars tm: Secrets of the Empire” at the Venetian.

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