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‘Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire’ immerses customers in a rebel adventure

‘Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire’ immerses customers in a rebel adventure

I emerged victorious from the smoldering inferno of a planet after murdering several stormtroopers, battling a massive lava-strewn insectoid and having a comrade impaled by Darth Vader’s lightsaber.

This was not real life, clearly, but it felt like it.

The adventure took place within the “Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire” virtual reality attraction that opened Jan. 5 in the Downtown Disney shopping district.

The attraction was co-created by The VOID, a virtual reality company, and ILMxLAB, a division of Lucasfilm that...

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