VR & AR games in Singapore
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Sometimes, all we really want to do is to escape from reality. And with virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) games, we now have a way to venture into alternate realms.
Gear up your courage and save the world from a zombie apocalypse, or be a hero in a time-travelling mission – the possibilities are endless. Here are 7 gaming arenas in Singapore where you can enjoy such immersive gaming experiences.
– Virtual reality –
1. V-Room VRcade Singapore – solo and multiplayer games (from $12/hour)
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At V-Room VRcade Singapore, you can choose from a variety of over 30 multi- or single-player games. Beat Saber is a solo game perfect for those who enjoy grooving to music while Sam and Dan: Floaty Flatmates is a multiplayer puzzle game that will test your team work.
Thrill-seekers can try their hand at Arizona Sunshine, which features zombie-like creatures whose heads roll off their shoulder as you take them down.
With rates from just $12/hour per person, this is the cheapest place of the lot!
Address: #02-02, 277 Orchard Gateway Singapore 238858
Opening hours: 11AM-10PM Daily
Telephone: 6677 8478
Price: Newcomers to sign up for lifetime membership at $5| $12/hour per pax on weekdays, $15/hour per pax on weekends and PH
2. Headrock VR – Singapore’s first VR themepark (from $35/pax)
Headrock VR is a VR theme park, the first of its kind in Singapore. Not only do you get to battle it out with the zombies in Zombie Busters, you can go Jungle Rafting as well as experience a different climate in Storm Blizzard. Thrillseekers can take a ride on the VR coaster.
Located in Sentosa, this place is fantastic for families, as children and first-timers can warm up with milder games – Beat Saber will test your rhythmic skills and Robin Hood will challenge your aiming abilities.
Read about our experience at Headrock VR here.
Address: #01-38/39, 26 Sentosa Gateway, next to Trick Eye Museum
Opening hours: Daily 10AM – 8PM, last admission at 7PM
Price: $35 for 3 attractions | $50 for 5 attractions | $65 for 7 attractions (family and student promotions may be available, check here)
3. Virtual Room Singapore – escape game with sci-fi and time-travel themes (from $44/person)
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Virtual Room Singapore combines two of the best themes – Science fiction and time travel – and blends this ingenious VR technology with an escape room gameplay. They currently have 2 missions of different difficulty levels where you travel back in time to save the world. A third mission is soon to be added in July 2019.
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With a time limit of 45 minutes for one game, your wits will be tested as you figure out a way to swiftly coordinate with your teammates and complete the mission in time.
Address: Basement 3, Lucky Chinatown, 211 New Bridge Rd, Singapore 059432
Opening hours: Daily 10AM -10PM
Telephone: 6966 8060
Price: Off Peak (Monday-Thursday 10AM-5PM): $44/pax
Walk-In, email or phone bookings will be $49/pax
Peak (Everyday 5PM-10PM, including Public Holidays): $49/pax
Walk-in, email or phone bookings will be $54/pax
Minimum 2 players.
4. Sandbox VR – conveniently located in Somerset (from $32/person)
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If you like spending time in town but want to go just beyond shopping and the movies, Sandbox VR offers a rush of adrenaline with their VR games. If you’re up for a treasure-hunting expedition, Curse of Davy Jones is a good choice. Those curious as to what the distant future may be like can try their hand at Amber Sky 2088, and witness a dystopian city at war.
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Sandbox VR offers corporate packages for company team bonding, and on top of special rates, you can choose to add food catering and free flow beverages for a fee.
Address: #05-31, Orchard Central, 181 Orchard Road, Singapore 238896
Opening hours: Monday – Thursday 12:30PM – 10:15PM | Friday 11:30AM – 12AM | Saturday 10:30AM – 12AM | Sunday 10:30AM -10:30PM
Telephone: 9832 5988
5. Zero Latency – largest VR gaming arena in SG (from $48/person)
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Zero Latency promises a “free-roaming experience”, as they’re the largest virtual reality gaming arena in Singapore. Their ample space means you won’t have to fear walking into walls or bumping into friends. Along with that is the freedom of movement with wireless devices, so you can fully focus on fighting the battle.
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They also have a generous variety of games – apart from the usual zombies, robots, and apocalyptic scenes, you can try defying gravity and walking amongst flying whales with more whimsical themes.
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Address: #03-346, Suntec City Mall, 3 Temasek Boulevard, Singapore 038983
Opening hours: Monday -Thursday 11AM-10PM | Fri 11AM-11PM | Sat 10AM-11PM | Sun 10AM-10PM
Telephone: 6931 0331
Price: $48-$59/person depending on time slot. View their full list of prices here.
– Augmented reality –
6. Hado Singapore – AR dodgeball (from $6/person per game)
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Hado Singapore is where you can play AR dodgeball in a team, and get a fun workout while you’re at it.
Other games here include Hado Monster Battle, which will test your agility as you dodge monsters while collecting special powers to win the battle. In Hado Shoot, you’ll be launching fireballs against poisonous mushrooms and other creatures.
Telephone: 8802 7527 (WhatsApp only)
Price: AR Dodgeball – $15 for 30 minutes | Hado Monster Battle and Hado Shoot – $6 for adults and $5 for students | Experience All Package – from $20 for adults, from $16 for students. View their full list of ticket prices here
Virtual reality and augmented reality games in Singapore
Instead of the usual birthday party or day out with friends, change it up with these VR and AR games. Feel the rush of adrenaline in your blood and hear the pounding of your heart in your ears – these games are sure to incite hearty laughter and create good memories for you to treasure for a long time.
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