A closer look at Trans-Force 5D interactive theater

Shaggy January 20, 2010 5

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While this isn’t the first time that we have mentioned the Russian made Trans-Force Interactive Theater before, the link that Kevin sent along to me for this includes a video of the first in-depth look at the game which I have seen. Trans-Force was actually at IAAPA but I didn’t venture inside as my head usually doesn’t get along well in motion-based rides any more. In case you haven’t read about this game before, it’s what they are now calling a “5D interactive attraction” which I assume means that it uses the same stuff you get with those 4D theaters which combine motion and 3D imagery along with actually playing a game (thus making it 5D). For those of you who have been around for a while, this should remind you of those gigantic Galaxian 3 games from the 90’s but in a compact size and up-to-date technology. From the looks of it in the incredibly cheesy promo video, the graphics are pretty nice (sans a frame rate drop here and there) and they even throw in some “edutainment” for the kids here and there. Overall I like the idea behind this, with a focus on co-op play in a unique setting.

You can check the video out below, but don’t say that I didn’t warn you – the narration will either make you cringe or laugh.

This is available for purchase already BTW but I do not know how much they are asking for it.

[Trans-Force Official Website (English)] [Discuss on the forums]


5 Comments »

  1. Albertus July 22, 2010 at 1:19 am - Reply

    I think that this is a great game. We’ve managed to buy and install it in Indonesia along with the restaurant (Trans-Force).
    I know this is not a brand new technology games, but the competitive side and choices of different scenario let’s people keep coming for more. So for Indonesian people who wants to try it, come to Grand Indonesia west mall on 5th floor, or visit our web in http://www.edutainmentone.com, FB: Trans Force Indonesia or follow us in twitter @Transforce_edu1.
    Thanks

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