Whether you agree to that or not, virtual reality entertainment is slowly taking Manila by storm and providing Filipinos a new, thrilling way to have fun. Those who have never tried VR gaming and would like an introduction to its possibilities can head on over to Virtual PH, the newest virtual reality theme park in the Metro.
Located in Ayala Malls Feliz along Marcos Highway, Pasig City, Virtual PH offers a diverse set of VR activities for anyone — seasoned gamer or not — to enjoy. The best part is that you don’t have to burn a hole in your pocket to experience this state-of-the-art playground to its fullest; one ride will just cost you at least PHP 120 per person!
Here are just some of the state-of-the-art games you can try at Virtual PH:
If you’ve ever wanted to ride a motorcycle from Tron Legacy, Virtual PH’s VR Motor Racing can help you fulfill those dreams. Race against time and your opponents in a challenging racetrack, and take advantage of boosts to speed ahead.
Live out your fantasies of being Iron Man in this VR flight simulation which lets you experience flying across the sky and shooting down enemies with your built-in weapons. You can also choose other experiences in its library, including one where you are flying through the sky as a bird and one where you’re riding a thrilling rollercoaster.
Featuring full VR equipment (a sturdy rig, sensors for the hands, waist, and feet, and a “gun”) and an Omni Directional Treadmill, the KAT WALK VR immerses you fully in your game. You can walk, crouch, run, and jump anywhere and anytime without you leaving your spot. Choose among first-person shooter, horror, and RPG games to experience this one-of-a-kind technology.
It’s time to step up your barkada game nights! Bring the squad over to Virtual PH and try out its three themed VR Escape Rooms: “Mind Horror” for the horror and mystery fans, “Cosmos” for the sci-fi enthusiasts, and “Alice in Wonderland” for the kids and kids at heart.
Open for three to six players
3 to 4 players – PHP 700 each 5 players – PHP 650 each 6 players – PHP 600 each
Virtual PH also has an area where you can just play virtual games while stationary, using two handheld controllers. They’re slowly building up their library, but one of the games you can play right now is Fruit Ninja!
Find yourself right inside this once-popular phone game, cutting up random flying fruit with your swords. Just be careful not to get too addicted!
Another game is this Guitar Hero-esque game which went viral a few months back. Beat Saber is a VR rhythm game where you have to slash red and blue cubes with your light sabers to the beat of the music.
Virtual PH is located at 5/F, Ayala Malls Feliz, Marcos Highway, Pasig City. Visit facebook.com/VirtualPH, instagram.com/virtualph, and govirtual.ph for more information.
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