A real-world version of the "Resident Evil" video game coming to Universal Studios
Scheduled to debut on July 19, the new "Resident Evil: The Real" walk-through attraction at the Osaka movie theme park will let visitors step inside a lifelike re-creation of the survival horror video game series and film franchise, known as "Biohazard" in Japan. The summertime-only attraction is expected to close Nov. 10.
Located inside the park's
Once inside the attraction, visitors will use realistic 25-ounce handguns similar to practice weapons employed in police and military training ranges to "shoot" zombies unleashed by the evil Umbrella Corporation.
Those brave enough to experience the attraction are expected to have "zero percent" chance of surviving the undead onslaught before running out of ammo or succumbing to the multiplying monstrosities. Visitors will wear a "contagion meter" that measures their
Costumes for the Licker mutants and Tyrant super soldiers in the new "Resident Evil" attraction were designed by creature effects artist Shinichi Wakasa, who created
Last October, Universal Studios Japan built an elaborate "Resident Evil" scare zone for
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