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Kaleidoscope Showcase Vol. 2 Reveals A Diverse World of VR Artistic Expression
Kaleidoscope Showcase Vol. 2 came to LA and brought with them a smorgasbord of some of the most eclectic VR art and interactive expression pieces from the best and brightest in the burgeoning VR landscape. I got a chance to try several of the offerings at the recent event... Read more
VR SHOWDOWN IN GHOST TOWN Sets the Standard for the VR Arcade Experience
It’s high noon, and a threat looms over the good people of Knott’s Berry Farm. The robot menace is here and the only thing keeping the park from complete destruction is my catlike reflexes and the keen eye of my stalwart companion, Jeff Heimbuch. Well, they had a good... Read more
Cortina Productions Showcasing Augmented Reality Technology at SXSW
Cortina Productions will host multiple on-site prototype demonstrations to showcase the possibilities of Augmented Reality (AR) technology in museums. Working with existing exhibits at the Bullock Texas State History Museum and the LBJ Presidential Library during the 2017 SXSW Interactive Trade Show (March 12-15), Cortina Productions will deploy Microsoft... Read more
Delusion Returns to Lies Within with a VR Series from Skybound
One of my favorite memories from any immersive experience was Delusion’s 2014 show, Lies Within. Sure, I was terrified when Ember, the first monster, burst from his place and tried to kill me. Yes, Marion nearly made me pee my pants when he made me his own personal puppet.... Read more
Oculus & Kaleidoscope present DevLab
Oculus VR (creators of the Oculus Rift VR headset) in partnership with Kaleidoscope has just announced a bran-new project, Devlab. Devlab is being described as “A new initiative to support independent VR creators and explore the boundaries of virtual reality as an art form.” Those fortunate enough to be... Read more
Knott’s Scary Farm Introduces New FearVR
EDITOR’S NOTE: The name of the attraction was originally FEARVR-5150, but Cedar Fair has since changed it due to backlash on its meaning. We left references to the number in the article based on the time of its publication.  When we launched HorrorBuzz over a year ago, one of... Read more
The Dark Ride Project is Preserving History
For as long as I can remember, dark rides at theme parks have been a crucial part of my childhood. I loved visiting Fantasyland at Walt Disney World, and seeing the stories come to life. In addition, I spent many years going to local fairs and smaller amusement parks... Read more
HHN Orlando Develops Augmented Reality Experience
Limited-Time, Halloween Horror Nights Attraction Will Blend Physical Environments, Real-Life Characters and Cutting-Edge Virtual Reality into an Interactive Paranormal Experience Always on the cutting-edge of  horrifying experiences and haunted events, Universal Orlando Resort is unveiling a  terrifying – interactive experience that will blend custom virtual reality technology with real-life... Read more
Conquering Most of Your Fears with Virtual Screams
What if there was a device that could cure any phobia by placing the patient in a controlled, virtual environment? What if such a device backfired, and forced its unwitting victim into a world of endless terror? This is the reality that Virtual Screams presents, brought to life through... Read more
Kaleidoscope 2016 Showcasing the Best in VR Media
Whether you’re already on board or holding out for your own personal holodeck, virtual reality is a burgeoning new medium attracting artists from a number of different disciplines who wish to explore the exciting creative options only possible through this new technology. Leading this charge is Kaleidoscope’s 2016 Summer... Read more