Tag Archives: sci-fi

Escape Hunt: Worlds Collide

Oxford, Feb 2019

Rated between 3.5 and 4 out of 5
While there are any number of escape rooms that carefully skirt intellectual property laws with thinly veiled ‘homages’ to popular franchises, fully licensed games are much rarer, and so it was with much fanfare that Escape Hunt announced their offic… (more)

AIM Escape: Patient Zero 2150

London, Jul 2018

Rated between 3.5 and 4 out of 5
It takes a pretty ballsy company to launch a set of escape games in London promising “the most immersive and high tech escape rooms you have ever experienced”. But marketing departments have a way of getting carried away, and while for most experien… (more)

Dextrophobia: vol. 2

Sofia, May 2018

Rated 4 out of 5
This curiously named game is second in a series that currently numbers three in total, each in a different location in Sofia; I chose to play the second one because that was the one I’d noticed recommendations for. Despite the implied continuity, Dex… (more)

Escape Reality: Machina

Leeds, Apr 2018

Rated between 2.5 and 3 out of 5
Escape Reality’s Leeds branch is out on the western side of the city sharing with a laser tag facility next to a major road; we managed not to miss the turning for them on the third attempt. Perhaps because of the location or the number of games they… (more)

Exit: Huxley

Berlin, Nov 2017

Rated 4 out of 5
Huxley is only the second virtual reality escape game I’ve played, and so it remains a challenge to write a fair review. The aim is to assess the game, but with such a new format it’s far from straightforward to tease out what’s impressive about the … (more)