There’s a new game in town. Introducing the virtual reality (VR) arcade that provides an immersive experience and takes the whole concept of video gaming to a new level.
VR arcades are installations in a public place where people experience computer-generated worlds. The technology simulates the game environment and puts the user at the heart of the action.
From parties to events, they are great fun for everyone. Instead of looking at a screen, users can interact with 3D worlds. Everyone wants to switch from PC game to VR game.
Here is a list of VR arcades in Hyderabad.
VR Gaming Cafe:
Located in Kondapur, VRcafe™ focuses solely on virtual reality gaming experience. A user can make an appointment online or can come in and talk to the front desk to book the VR machine(s) for their game choice.
A few of the games are Beatsaber, Creed Rise to the Glory, Cricket Club, Blade and Sorcery, Lone Echo and many more. VRcafe™ also offers snacks and hot and cold drinks for players.
Pricing differs based on categories such as individuals, corporate team hangouts, anniversary events, dating, gamer pass, and pro-gamer pass.
Located at Prasads Multiplex, Khairatabad, Area 51 is an immersive sci-fi themed VR game center with over 15 different experiences and over 100 games for everyone. The games vary from action shooters to puzzle games and even horror.
A few of the games are The Trip, Robo Rumble, Call of Duty WWII, Escape Walk, Tekken 7, Whack-A-Bat, Project Cars 2, Superhot. New games are added every month.
The arcade also has Cafe 51 which offers snacks for gamers.
Located in the Inorbit Mall, Hitech City, the arcade is packed with activities including games, cricket and virtual reality.
It features a range of games that deliver a virtual reality experience and combine the best of sports, music and dining into a highly immersive, interactive, innovative and engaging entertainment experience. Some of the games are: Fly max, Finger Coaster, Jurassic escape, X2 racing, Vertigo (WTP), Valcan gun and Art of attack.
The arcade also has a cafe which also offers snacks for players.
Located at Hyderabad International Airport, this VR gaming studio spans 2000 square feet. It features award-winning cutting edge technology from one of the pioneers of VR entertainment allowing players to move freely, as well as talk, interact and strategize with their teammates in real time.
Participants can choose from a variety of exciting multiplayer games ranging from cooperative type games surviving the zombie apocalypse or saving a space station from robots. A few games are Zombie Survival, Engineerium, singularity, and Outbreak origins.
Prices from Friday (evening) to Sunday are Rs 999, Rs 1,899 and Rs 2,799 (plus tax) for sessions of 15 minutes, 30 minutes and 45 minutes respectively. Prices are lower by Rs 100, Rs 200 and Rs 300 respectively on weekdays.
Spread over 32 quarries, this technopark is located near the Rajiv Gandhi international airport. It has many innovations in the park such as Cymax Institute of Creative Technology, VR Labs in Schools and Colleges, VR Movies in Web‐Series, CYMAX Film Museum, Virtual Productions, Virtual Architecture& Real‐estate, CYMAX Indoor Theater, CYMAX Outdoor Theater , Virtual TV / Studio / Tours / Showrooms / Virtual Events and 360 degree live streaming.
City of sensations:
Opened in Necklace Road, Thrill City offers roller coasters, flight simulator, cricket simulator, bowling, bumper cars, magic train, gym and swimming pool, as well as games and entertainment facilities. fun for all ages. It spans over two acres and features over 50 games for all ages.
A few games are flight simulator, roller coaster, roller coaster, real Skoda car simulator, real apache bike simulator, cricket simulator and shooting.
Visitors can also enjoy a variety of delicacies at the food stalls.
Located in Banjara Hills, The Matrix is a family entertainment center. It offers virtual games and experiences for all age groups (6-60). It is open from 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on weekdays and from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekends.
Irusu VR game area
Located in Kompally, the play center is intended for people aged 8 and over. A few games available are Beatsaber, Pistol Whip, Dance Central, Elven Assassin, Bowling, Richie’s Plank Experience.