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The Best Virtual Escape Rooms to Play Straight from Your Browser

We’ve all been looking for things to do at home for over a year now, and it’s a struggle finding something that piques your interest and keeps it that way. Because let’s be honest: sometimes, monotony can be a real pain, especially during a stressful time in our lives.

Breakout Escape Rooms: The Best Virtual Escape Rooms Online in 2021

Luckily, Breakout Philippines teamed up with SHOOR to bring us the best virtual escape rooms you could enjoy online, and straight from your browser. Would you look at that? No fuss! But before we delve into the exciting Breakout escape rooms, here are a few things you might want to know about these fun VR games that are all the rage these days.

What are virtual escape rooms?

Virtual escape rooms are escape room games you can play online. Actual, real- life locations are shot to produce a different kind of experience as you explore Breakout escape rooms on SHOOR. And contrary to popular belief, you don’t need VR glasses to enjoy these virtual reality escape rooms! All you need is your PC or laptop and a good internet connection, and you’re all set.

How does a virtual escape room work?

Well, you already know that you don’t need VR or 3D glasses to enjoy the best online escape rooms to the fullest. So here’s all you need to know: once you start the game, you will find yourself in a room where you can click on items to find clues and solve riddles that will help you escape. That’s it! Figuring out how to play these fun VR games is easy; it’s the actual digital escape room puzzle that will challenge your wit.

What are the best virtual escape rooms?

We are so glad you asked. Thrill is the game, and we are excited to play! Dive inside the best virtual escape rooms you can find online where you solve mysteries one by one in order to escape. Riddle after riddle, these 360 virtual escape rooms, brought to you by Breakout Philippines in partnership with SHOOR,  will test your survival instincts as you play thrilling games straight from your browser. These 360 virtual escape rooms are the FIRST of their kind in the Philippines, featuring real-life Breakout escape rooms you can explore from the comfort of your home.

 

Super Soldier

Best Virtual Escape Rooms: Breakout: Super Soldier

It all happened so fast. From accidentally discovering your older brother was part of a secret organization, to saving your brother from villains and proving to the agency that you, too, have what it takes, you’ve found yourself on a whirlwind of training to initiate you to the team.

You finally get the mission you’ve always dreamed about: to work alongside your brother. The orders sounded simple: retrieve the Super Soldier Serum. You sneak in a hidden lab with doors that needed security access. Your brother splits up with you to shut off the alarm system.

You finally get your hands on the serum, thanks in great part to your brother who’s sending you messages and manipulating door access. All of a sudden, the messages stop coming. And even worse, the doors stopped unlocking.

Time to use your wit and trust your gut in order to escape. The question is, do you have what it takes to Breakout on your own? Find out here.

 

Dead End

Best Virtual Escape Rooms: Breakout: Dead End

At some point in the barkada timeline, you’ve parodied a game show for laughs. In this virtual escape room, though, the mechanics are as psychotic as the darkest corners of the internet which you’ve most likely already stumbled upon in your browser. In cooperation with Columbia Pictures Philippines and SHOOR, Dead End is an immersive experience inspired by the movie Escape Room.

You travel to a mysterious building to experience the escape room, a game where players compete to solve a series of puzzles to win $1,000,000 and you’ve got your eyes on the prize! Little do you know, the real prize in this game goes way beyond fame and fortune. Fun and games are traded in for torture and terror in this escape room, where you and five other victims must solve devious puzzles and avoid traps in order to walk away with your lives intact.

You’re invited to play for your life. Do you think you can BREAKOUT of a Dead End?

 

The Town

Best Virtual Escape Rooms: Breakout: The Town

You and your friends have binged every murder documentary on Netflix, but wouldn’t it be more thrilling if you’re actually immersed right in the middle of one of the best virtual escape rooms featuring a thoroughly frightening 360 slaughterhouse? 

An elderly couple has taken you in and offered you shelter in their barn after finding you at death’s door. While waiting for the authorities to arrive, you try to recount the terrors you survived and come to grips with the fact that what you lived through is reality. As you replay the night’s events in your head, one terrifying, overlooked detail comes to light. Your pair of good samaritans already knew your name.

Your heart sinks and you head straight to the door, but it’s locked. As if having your organs harvested for fun and profit in a ramshackle motel wasn’t enough, now you must find a way to escape the barn and cheat death twice in a 24-hour span. It’s out of the frying pan and into the fire for you in this virtual escape room. Can you survive The Town a second time?

 

 

BFF

Best Virtual Escape Rooms: Breakout: BFF

Meet your new BFF–Browser For Fear, that is. It’s been years filled with countless days spent together with your best friend, and yet you’re still kept at arm’s length. She knows virtually everything about you: from your family background to your pet peeves, down to your dreams and aspirations. You don’e even know where she grew up. This Breakout puzzle game will have you exploring her home, diving deep into her psyche.

It started out with good intentions. She’s been away, so you set up a surprise in her home. Your preparation soon turns into nosey detective work as you notice there’s not a single trace of her past on display. Your snooping leads you to the attic, where your world is rocked by the dark secrets you uncover. You have to tell someone, but first, you have to escape. See how well you know your BFF.

 

The Reunion

Best Virtual Escape Rooms: Breakout: Game Night: The Reunion

As you grew older and your priorities shifted, you and your friends’ weekly game nights devolved into a chorus of cancellations and excuses. At least that was the case until you received an invite that was too intriguing to refuse. Adulting is hard, so a get-together with your friends — playing all the board games of your childhood — should be a nice breather, right? Not quite.

You all assumed that the mysterious “Dungeon Master” was one of you, but you soon found out that this host was one with malicious intent. Can you get to the bottom of this mystery and make it out in one piece? Dare to BREAKOUT of The Reunion.

 

The Red Door

Best Virtual Escape Rooms: Breakout: The Red Door

What was once a peaceful home, filled with loving parents and joyful kids, is now surrounded by haunts and strange visions. Things took a turn for the worst when your family disappears, leaving you to piece together the twisted story. Overcome trials, solve puzzles, and set the claimed souls of your family free.

In order to save them and escape, you need to go deeper into The Further. This is the scariest and hardest out of all the 360 virtual escape rooms on SHOOR. Do you think you have what it takes to BREAKOUT of The Red Door?

 

Fairy’s Tale

Best Virtual Escape Rooms: Breakout: Fairy's Tale

You’ve always been close to your dear grandma, so when the family’s matriarch passed away, you made sure to tidy up the possessions she’s left behind. You reminisce about the time you’ve spent together and the fairy tales she’d always tell while you organize the now empty home. Everything is going smoothly until you find a strange box with items that are new to you but feel vaguely familiar.

It suddenly hits you: these are the things she’d tell you about in her tall tales. Before you have time to let it sink in, a mysterious light shines through. The allure is too much to overcome, and you find yourself in the fantasy land you’d always heard about. While it seems too good to be true at first, you realize that you’re alone and stranded. Can you make it back to the real world and escape the world straight out of a Fairy’s Tale?

Experience A Different Kind of Thrill With the Best Virtual Escape Rooms on SHOOR

Pick the kind of Breakout thrill you and your friends want in on with the best virtual escape rooms! And if you do manage to breakout — why not go at it again with your workmates as a virtual team building activity? You’ve dared to Breakout with your barkada, now nudge your colleagues and bond over these virtual team building activities on SHOOR.

Rae Cay

Rae Cay

Rae Cay is a Social Media Lead for SHOOR who can’t go a day without her daily dose of caffeine. She finds comfort in music, books, and the beach, but it’s her family and food that she loves over anything else Earth-based.
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GLOBE PREPAID Escape Room Challenge

Scope & Coverage, Mechanics, FAQs

 

  1. SCOPE & COVERAGE

Scope: This Escape Room challenge is open to customers who have vouchers or will purchase an access pass to the Virtual Hangouts: A Day Escape Room.

Promo Dates: 

  • The Escape Room Challenge will run from June 24 to July 31, 2021.
  • Escape Room Access is available for purchase from June 24 to July 31, 2021.

Mechanics: 

  • To join, customers must have a valid access to play the game at Shoor. https://shoor.com.ph/online/play-games/virtual-hangouts-a-day-escape-room/ 
  • Customers must finish the escape room to qualify for the fastest elapsed time to escape. They are given 45-minutes to finish the game.
  • Whether the customer was able to finish or not, they are given unlimited tries within the promo period. 
  • Customers who won’t be able to finish the escape room will not qualify for the P10,000 worth of GCash credit.
  • The customer with the fastest elapsed completion time will win.

Prize:  Winner will receive PHP 10,000 worth of GCash credit. 

Channels: 

 

  1. MECHANICS:

How to purchase an Escape Room Access:

  1. Customers can purchase access via SHOOR for PHP 400. https://shoor.com.ph/online/play-games/virtual-hangouts-a-day-escape-room/
  2. Customers who have voucher codes can use their code in the “Coupon Code” box upon check-out.

How to play the Escape Room:

  1. Customers who have successfully purchased an access for the Escape Room will receive the link to the game.
  2. They are given 45-minutes to escape the room. They are given unlimited tries. 
  3. Once the customer finishes the room – their elapsed time will be recorded and they will automatically be part of the challenge.

Determination of Winners:

  1. Customers who have successfully finished the game will be prompted to input their email address at the end of the game. Their email address will be automatically recorded with their elapsed time. 
  2. Elapsed time will be recorded in minutes. 
  3. In case of a tie, the prize will be shared equally amongst all winners.

III. FAQs

What is the challenge all about?

The challenge is a promotional event for the movie “A Day” and is in partnership with Globe Virtual Hangouts. Customers who will finish the Escape Room can get a chance to be part of the leaderboard. The fastest to escape will win PHP10,000 worth of GCash credit. 

Where can I register to join the challenge?

Customers to use their vouchers or can buy an access pass to the escape room for PHP 400 at Shoor https://shoor.com.ph/online/play-games/virtual-hangouts-a-day-escape-room/ 

Where can I find my elapsed time? 

Once a customer finishes the Escape Room, they will automatically receive their certificate with the elapsed time.

Until when can I try to join the Escape Room Challenge and have a chance at winning?

The Escape Room Challenge will start on June 24, 2021 and entries will be accepted until July 30, 2021. Completing the escape room outside of this date will no longer be eligible for the challenge.

How will I know if I won the challenge?

Globe team will notify the winner to get their details via email or SMS. The winner for the challenge will also be posted in the Globe’s social media channels.

What if 2 or more participants get a tie in the record?

The prize of P10,000 worth of GCash will be equally splitted to the winners.