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Blackbeard, up to four players work together as pirates to loot treasure, fight villainous foes, and achieve high scores on the leaderboard. Each game has four distinct rounds, including a cooperative

puzzle challenge and a final boss fight, providing players with lots of variety and reasons to play again and again. Jan Goetgeluk, founder and CEO of Virtuix said: “We

designed the game for high repeat play. It’s easy for everyone to play, but thanks to its variety and depth, it’s hard to master. No two rounds are ever the same.” Blackbeard will be part of Omni Arena’s weekly and monthly

esports tournaments. Omni Arena is a full-body virtual reality attraction for up

to four players. Motion platforms inside the attraction enable players to walk and run around inside video games.

Picsolve and Pomvom merge

Picsolve, a leading digital content capture partner for visitor destinations, and Pomvom, the Tel Aviv-based AI tech company, have merged. The merger, which was completed

Michigan’s Adventure Waterpark opens, park remains closed

WildWater Adventure waterpark at Michigan’s Adventure, a Cedar Fair park in Muskegon, Michigan, opened the 2020 season on Thursday, 16 July, with stringent health, safety and hygiene protocols in place. It’s amusement park, however, will not open this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The waterpark initially opened to season passholders exclusively on July 16, then open to the public on July 17.

Princess Tiana coming to Magic Kingdom

Splash Mountain in Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, will soon be completely reimagined, inspired by the animated Disney film “The Princess and the Frog.” Guests will join Princess Tiana and Louis on a musical adventure as they prepare for their first Mardi Gras performance, featuring some of the powerful music from the film.


on 19 June, follows a number of successful product launches by Picsolve’s innovation and creativity hub, Picsolve Lab, including the Video Engine, Super Selfie and the Experience Wall. Meanwhile, entertainment and attractions companies from all over the world have been benefiting from Pomvom’s AI image recognition technology, which enables digital distribution of content quickly and simply to users, who upload a selfie and receive content that was captured of them in real time. Bringing these technology innovations together will ensure customers, can offer visitors the chance to capture images that would otherwise be impossible to capture themselves and be able to view and purchase their content from a personalised digital album through the attraction’s app, removing the need to queue at kiosks. Picsolve CEO, David Hockley, (right)

commented, “This merger will create a very powerful global player in the entertainment technology sector. We will combine our market knowledge and expertise, our innovative products and solutions and global footprint, with Pomvom’s industry leading technology, proven track record in new market

development and dynamic, start-up culture. Together we will create a clear market leader that is capable of supporting our customers as they start to reopen and take advantage of the green shoots of recovery in the market.”

New Omni Arena game out V

irtuix, creator of the Omni Arena virtual reality esports attraction, has unveiled “Blackbeard: The Trials of Skull Island,” its latest game for Omni Arena. In


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