Over the years, gaming consoles have just become part and parcel of the furniture in living rooms across the UK, but a venue offering a whole new concept has recently opened in Manchester - and it's about as addictive as cheese when you're a red wine down.
Deansgate Mews at the Great Northern has welcomed a new kind of VR experience called Virtual Hideout - and it's the coolest, most addictive thing to do with friends if you find yourself entertaining.
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You won't believe what Virtual Reality has to offer! David here is currently having his mind blown from all the amazing virtual reality experiences - and you can try VR for yourself as early as tonight! Head over to the Virtual Hideout website to book now! #VR #Gaming #Manchester #thingstodo #BigCamera #GiantHead #htcvive #Overclockers
Virtual Hideout offer experiences for novices as well as seasoned gamers, but whatever your skill level prepare to immerse yourself in a whole other virtual world that feels all too real and plays host to a variety of cutting-edge games using all of the latest technology.
Over one hundred different games are on offer here, so there's something for everyone and you'll be completely spoilt for choice. Popular favourites include the Fruit Ninja, Beat Saber and Space Pirate Trainer - but there's also an immersive horror experience for those who fancy a post-Halloween scare. We won't ruin the surprise for you too much but if you're not a fan of creepy crawlies perhaps avoid this one. At all costs.
The venue offer an exciting array of themed packages, including sci-fi simulations with fantasies from Star Wars, Star Trek and Fantastic Beasts.
Or if you're more partial to a puzzle, you can enjoy the escape room themed games; which is a nice family-friendly option available for children as young as 6.
"Genuinely immersive and thrilling"
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Face Your Fears!! A terrifying addition to the Virtual Hideout horror catalogue. Three mini immersive experiences,taking you right back to your childhood nightmares as you watch defenceless from your bed as clowns, demons and poltergeists draw closer. Come and see if you can handle it! #VR #faceyourfears #oculus #manchester #gaming #gamers #geeks #horror #horrorgame #ghosts #ghouls #poltergeist #clowns #VRexperience
Not only is it fantastic fun and something just a little bit different, there are tons of different packages - all depending on your interests and ability, and each experience includes a trained game host, single headset and lasts one hour, so you don't have to feel nervous if you've not done anything like this before.
Prices tend to vary depending on the number of people taking part and the day of the week you visit but you can find out more information and book your tickets here.
Sponsored By Virtual Hideout
Manchester's first Virtual Reality and Gaming Centre located in the vibrant Deansgate Mews has over one hundred VR and gaming experiences available.
You can book in teams of 1-4 people and experience the future today!