When was the last time you were genuinely astonished by a gaming experience? Welcome to Sandbox VR, where astonishment is part of the daily routine. Their first store in Montreal, which opened February 1st inside the Sources Mega Centre in Pointe-Claire, is already creating a buzz.
In it, a state-of-the-art virtual reality gaming platform invites you, your family and your friends to experience a full-body immersion into another world. A world where seeing, hearing, and even touching converge to produce a VR action-adventure game like no other. In the techno-magical universe of Sandbox VR, everything is possible.
A Californian company founded in 2016 by Steve Zhao, with the help of a number of celebrity investors, including Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom, and Will Smith; Sandbox VR offers an unprecedented level of immersion in its smartly designed “stores”. With multiple locations in North America, Europe, and Asia, these stores, with their 45-minute long, full-body VR experiences, are redefining the standards of gaming.
All Sandbox VR stores invite groups of minimum two to maximum six players to dive in one of seven interactive experiences with captivating narratives. They can:
- Repel an alien invasion in Amber Sky 2088
- Find pirate treasure and escape the Curse of Davy Jones
- Fight zombies in Deadwood Mansion and more zombies in Deadwood Valley
- Embark on a epic fantasy adventure with Seekers of the Shard: Dragonfire
- Explore strange new worlds through a Star Trek: Discovery Away Mission
- Or play gladiator games in the Unbound Fighting League
These VR action-adventures involve elements of collaboration, exploration, and problem-solving, forging a collective experience that transcends traditional gaming paradigms.
And soon Sandbox VR is about to increase its allure by capitalizing on the worldwide sensation, Netflix’s Squid Game. The company announced plans to launch a game based on the South Korean survival drama later this year.
The Squid Game-inspired experience will allow groups of players to compete in challenges based on scenes from the hit show, fully dressed in Sandbox gear that captures their movements and lets them interact with others in the simulated environment.
Rodolph Dandan, the charming owner of the Sandbox VR store in the West Island, emphasizes the distinction between their offerings and regular VR games that can be played at home with a headset. The full-body immersion and group play at Sandbox VR are key features that set these in-person, multiplayer experiences apart. And the upcoming Squid Game experience is poised to elevate this distinction to a whole new level.
The success of the Star Trek-inspired game and the announcement of the Squid Game-inspired game indicate a future where television and gaming intersect in unique ways. Sandbox VR is a creative hub where stories come alive, blurring the lines between virtual and physical reality. This interactive element, paired with the social aspect of the gaming experience, is revolutionizing the way people engage with VR technology.
Sandbox VR is much more than just a VR gaming experience; it’s an entire universe where boundaries are redrawn, and fantasies become tangible. So what are you waiting for? Suit Up, Lock, Load and Fire!
About Sandbox VR West Island
Location: Sources Mega Centre | 48B Brunswick Blvd, Pointe-Claire, Quebec H9R 4W3
Contact: 514.424.7298 | email@example.com
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 1PM to 10PM
Friday: 1PM to Midnight
Saturday: 10:30AM to Midnight
Sunday: 10:30AM to 10PM
Special Event: Cars & Coffee on Sunday, May 28th (9AM to 12PM)
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