Linq introduces interactive, immersive gaming

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From left, company officials Ryan Hammer, Christian Stuart and Tony Rodeo cut the LED ribbon to one of the Linq Hotel + Experience's new immersive gaming environment during a ceremony on June 7,.
From left, company officials Ryan Hammer, Christian Stuart and Tony Rodeo cut the LED ribbon to one of the Linq Hotel + Experience's new immersive gaming environment during a ceremony on June 7,.

Hologram gaming, virtual reality and other high-tech innovations debuted at the Linq Hotel + Experience in Las Vegas this month.

"Caesars Entertainment has been at the forefront of gaming and innovation for many years," Caesars Entertainment CEO and president Tony Rodio said during a ceremony on June 10. "What you see here at the Linq is a diversified selection of experiences curated for a variety of visitors and offers adults new ways to play."

The celebration, which featured hoverboard girls, electric drummers and GoBots, marked a series of interactive and immersive gaming and entertainment experiences at the Linq.

RE:Match bar features 27 touchscreens that create a cohesive bar-top underwater world with interactive games.

"Dataland: Linq," a digital exhibition by Turkish-born artist Refik Anadol. Visitors become an active part of the experience with LED screens, 3-D LED sculptures and other immersive zones throughout the casino.

Six virtual reality bays, powered by Survios, invite guests to become superstar DJs in outer space or action heroes saving the world against enemy robots.

Guests can also test their luck against a hologram in games such as tic-tac-toe, rock-paper-scissors and Pop 'em. They can then share a moment captured during the game on social media.

A dedicated esports gaming area, with 24 stations next to the Catalyst Bar, is designed for daily game play and competitive gaming tournaments.

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