Tech Crunch: A VR-powered circus is opening its first (virtual) big top in Los Angeles

A VR-powered circus is opening its first (virtual) big top in Los Angeles

By Jonathan Shieber

On a scorching July day in Los Angeles, the normally bowtie-bedecked co-founder of Two Bit Circus, Brent Bushnell, was taking a group of guests on a tour through the virtual reality inflected extravaganza of an indoor amusement park that, at the time, was still very much a work in progress.

But in a few short weeks everyone in Los Angeles will get the opportunity to take the first peak at what, for Bushnell and his co-founder Eric Gradman, has been a years long quest to reinvent the funhouse for a new generation of amusement seekers.

In an interview with GamesBeat, the younger Bushnell said, “It’s coming together. This is the movie theater for interactive. It has zones, just like an amusement park, with different…

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