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Virtual reality gaming coming to Scene75

Scene75 annouced some major news this weekend.

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They shared this exciting announcement on their Facebook page:

Drum roll please!!! Scene75 is proud to present a new attraction that will be coming to the Scene75 Dayton location very soon!

After playing and testing virtual reality I instantly believed that virtual reality would be the next big thing, and knew that I wanted people to be able to try it at Scene75. At that point it was just a question of how are we going to get people to experience virtual reality. With the help of many eager team members, Scene75 has put together a virtual reality attraction that will transform your surroundings and give you a new gaming experience.

In a few short weeks one of the Scene75 Dayton Chaos Rooms will be transformed into a Virtual Reality Room, featuring 11 Virtual Reality HTC Vive systems and a variety of games to choose from. Stay tuned to our Facebook page as we update you on everything happening with Scene75 Dayton’s Virtual Reality Room.

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Sean Cope, the VP of margeting for Scene75, spoke energetically about the new concept.

"We've been working on the concept for a couple of years now," Cope said. "But it was when the HTC Vibe came out that it really became a possibility for us."

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The space will have 11 gaming stations in 8-foot by 8-foot spaces, with headsets suspended from the ceiling to give players the maximum range of motion while gaming. Both single and multi-player games will be available in categories including first-person shooter, adventure, puzzles and sports.

Gaming will be available for kids as young as 5 years old in 10, 30, and 60 minute increments. Entry to the room will be an extra cost (yet to be determined).

According to Cope, the goal for opening the virtual reality room, which was formerly a video gaming theatre room, is early August.

"We're very excited to be bringing virtual reality gaming to Dayton," Cope said. 

We can assure you, the feeling is mutual.

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