May 24, 2019
Escape room vs city adventure game
The popularity of escape rooms has soared with the last count at 150 in the UK, taking an estimated £10m in revenues every year. City adventure games or street games are seemingly the next step as more and more are cropping up including spy games, city treasure hunts, zombie runs and Cluedo. Question is, will […]
6 ways immersive gaming boosts employee morale
There are many factors that impact employee morale that comfortably fit within the realms of the workplace, including pay increase, recognition and professional development. But what, we hear you cry, does immersive gaming have to do with it? Twenty years ago, the idea of play in the work environment would have been scoffed at. After […]
Feb 14, 2018
Black Mirror USS Callister: Quips & Highlights
We share funny quips and top highlights from the first episode of the latest series of Black Mirror, USS Callister. Reflecting on its genius sadistic reminders that game immersion should only go so far and reliving some of these moments through the magic of YouTube.
Oct 04, 2017
Blade Runner Escape Room Replicant & Blade Runner 2049
Prepare to be amazed with DenisVilleneuve’s BladeRunner 2049 set to hit our cinema screens later this week (Oct 6). Set in a dystopian Los Angeles in 2019 it looks to be as deep and beautiful as 1982’s Blade Runner. The original was a key inspiration behind our latest game Poppa Plock’s Wonky Workshop, so we felt compelled to cover the upcoming film, but also revisit the role of BladeRunner in the concept of our latest escape room.
Nov 04, 2016
Black Mirror Playtest: How immersive are you willing to be?
The capabilities of technology continue to blow our minds as we become more reliant on it, wading aimlessly through a sea of screens. The latest Black Mirror series from Charlie Brooker’s futuristic predictions are becoming less difficult to imagine. Episode 2 Playtest in particular got us thinking. If you haven’t managed to catch it on Netflix yet, then the general gist is that we will be able to experience immersive gaming via brain implant technology and experience days in seconds.