Mazaria is the first location to use the attest Oculus Quest stand-alone VR headset employed in an entertainment venue
As reported by RePlay, “Kevin Williams, RePlay’s international immersive technology special correspondent, has penned a report for our September issue on Bandai Namco’s brand-new Mazaria facility. It’s an immersive entertainment venue where players can enter the world of animation and gaming, [that] opened mid-July in Sunshine City, Ikebukuro, Tokyo.
“With major IP from Square-ENIX, Nintendo and Bandai Namco themselves, the latest VR tech is employed to create multiple zones offering unique attractions. The concept builds on the lessons learned by the Bandai Namco’s “Project-i-Can” team with the development of the VR Zone series of locations. Along with white-water rafting, skiing and zombie-blasting, the Mazaria site is the first location to see the latest Oculus Quest standalone VR headset employed in an entertainment venue. It’s being used for the new game Pac-Man Challenge VR. One game site describes it as “the in-between world that connects 3D and 2D.”
What this could mean? Bandai Namco continues to introduce new VR concepts throughout the world. Kevin Willliams took me on a tour of London where we visited one of the new Bandai Namco VR tests that housed 3 different VR experiences. I am looking forward to Kevin’s article on Mazaria. Also note that we will be testing Nandai Namco’s NFLPA Red Zone Rush 4 Pl (manuf. By Andamiro) and reporting its revenues in The Redemption & FEC Report. I enjoyed playing this game at the Amusement Expo International in Las Vegas where it made its debut.