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Metro Vancouver Is Getting Its First Virtual Reality Arcade

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Calling all gamers!

Univrs is set to open an epic virtual reality lounge—the first of its kind for Metro Vancouver.

The new dimension of gaming uses incredible ground-breaking technology to give users a truly unique and immersive experience.

Virtual reality gaming allows computer-simulated multimedia to replicate an environment in digital space. The new arcade will blur the lines between what is real and what is fiction. This unique style of gaming allows users to interact with others and have a more immersive experience than traditional gaming.

Univers opens their doors to the public on Saturday, November 19th. The arcade will be equipped with industry-leading HTV Vive VR headsets and MSI gaming computers.

How it works is simple—just put on the headset and be transported to a whole new world of possibilities and capabilities.

Controllers and tracking peripherals allow the gamer to see and interact with the virtual reality space. There will also be LEDs and infrared lasers that offer highly accurate tracking abilities that transfer your movement to your characters’ movement.

There’s a large selection of virtual experiences to explore, including some family-friendly options. Whether you are a big gamer or just want to try it out for the first time; there’s something for everyone. It would also be an awesome place to host a birthday party with friends.

Game time is priced by the time per hour and each station can accommodate up to 3 players.

Be one of the first to check it out at 100-8160 Park Road in Richmond. If you’re really passionate about the gaming industry, consider applying for a job as they’re currently hiring.

For more information, and to sign up for exclusive tickets and prizes, visit their website.

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