Virtual World Entertainment

Company Description

Headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan Virtual World Entertainment, LLC (VWE) was a supplier of attractions to the location-based entertainment industry. Virtual World Entertainment, INC founded and owned by Tim Disney had produced and distributed the original gaming cockpits since 1990.

Virtual World Entertainment,INC was formally closed and dissolved as corporate records filed indicates.[citation needed]

BattleTech Cockpit Simulator Pods

VWE's gaming cockpits provide gamers the opportunity to play the part of BattleTech MechWarriors the exhilaration of piloting a virtual BattleMech in networked combat with other players. The Tesla II cockpits, featuring the BattleTech: Firestorm software, are fully-enclosed, arcade-style simulators that feature seven screens, over 90 control systems, and a 12-speaker surround sound audio system. When seated in the cockpit (or 'pod'), the player pilots their own 'Mechs onto the virtual landscape to compete for battlefield superiority with those seated in surrounding cockpits.

BattleTech Centers

The BattleTech Pods were available as various retail centers across the United States. (See map for locations.) NOTICE: list of centers was updated May 2020.

BattleTech Pods at Conventions

BattleTech Pods travel throughout the year to various conventions across the United States. This convention tour listing provides upcoming venues. Further information for planning and scheduling of pods should be done through event organizers, with specific details found at the Con Organizers site.

Example Pod Media

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