LEGO continues the VR theme park pattern with new VR sights at parks.
There’s no comparable to factor as an excessive amount of LEGO content material. Three films and several other online game tie-ins later and the world remains to be clamoring for extra of that candy plastic magic that made all our childhoods memorable ones.
After all true followers know that to really respect the wonder behind these easy little objects you must make the pilgrimage to the Mecca of all issues blocks: LEGOLAND. The great theme parks are house to improbable rides, your favourite characters, superb LEGO sculptures and now at choose areas, a virtual reality rollercoaster that transports you contained in the LEGO universe.
Developed beneath the supervision of Merlin Magic Making, The Nice LEGO Race combines VR know-how with three of the parks’ “Project X” high-octane curler coasters to immerse riders in a colourful, blocky universe stuffed with fast-paced motion and heart-pounding moments.
Donning a VR headset, park-goers can experience a virtual journey from each angle. They’ll race head-to-head towards numerous racers plucked straight from the favored LEGO mini-figure thriller assortments together with Surfer Lady, Pharaoh, Trendsetter, Wizard and Pirate Captain, in addition to a rocket-powered surfboard and a flashy scooter that runs on espresso.
“The Great LEGO Race was inspired by the way kids play with LEGO toys at home,” stated Sweet Holland, senior artistic director for Merlin Magic Making, which designs and develops sights for Merlin websites world wide. “It’s a unique LEGO adventure that lets kids enter an epic imaginary world made entirely from LEGO bricks, featuring a host of different themes and fun LEGO characters, all mixed up together.”
Nonetheless, the futuristic thrill journey actually shines with its capability to immerse drivers properly earlier than they even hit the gasoline pedal. As guests method what is well one of many coolest entrances to an attraction ever designed, their ears might be greeted with the sound of revving engines.
The coasters close by the ready space, which resemble a pre-race zone, will characteristic the pit-crews for every of the 5 rivals arduous at work prepping for the upcoming race, in addition to a number of hands-on interactive elements to assist ready park-goers go the time.
The primary Nice LEGO Race attraction will open later this 12 months on the on the LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort, adopted by LEGOLAND Florida Resort, and Germany’s LEGOLAND Deutschland Resort someday in 2018.