Delve into the shadows of a decades-old murder, shrouded in the secrets of a reclusive tech magnate. Armed with Hindsight, a groundbreaking system that uses recovered CCTV footage to reconstruct chilling crime scenes, and guided by Aya, your trusty AI companion, you’ll embark on a journey that will push your limits. But be careful, dark secrets await you at every turn. Will you crack the case or will it crack you?
Can you survive all six challenges from the hit TV show Squid Game? Join your friends and become contenders in the extraordinary Netflix series that took the world by storm. You’ll be at the heart of the action in this atmospheric digital adventure that reacts to your movement and touch. Survive each challenge and advance through the 60-minute game, collecting rewards and climbing the leaderboard. Recommended for ages 16+.
Immerse yourself in the hit TV show as you play fun rescue missions alongside Ryder and your favorite four-legged friends. This interactive digital experience lasts 60 minutes with a short break in the middle for any young pups who need a breather. Can you sniff out the clues, solve the problems and lead your pack to mission success? Suitable for the whole family, ages 3 and up.
Aliens have invaded London and are now testing all humans to see who is worthy of sticking around. Can you survive the aptitude tests that examine your agility, teamwork, memory, and fortitude? Four challenges cover 60 minutes of immersive digital fun as you attempt to prove your worth and make the grade. Suitable for ages 8+.
Help Shaun and his friends to sporting glory in the Mossy Bottom Championsheeps! Work as a team in a series of fun-filled interactive games that react to how you move around the room. Will the sheep solve the puzzles and overcome the antics of the mischievous pigs? Whether they succeed is up to you. Flock to Immersive Gamebox and join the fun. Suitable for ages 5 and up.
Take charge of the Angry Birds and slingshot them across the room to defeat the King Pig once and for all. This life-size digital version of the game responds to your body movement and touch, letting you fire your feathered friends through the air. Use your skill and judgment to defeat the Bad Piggies across over 50 levels of engaging gameplay. It’s ideal for adults or families with kids aged 5 and up.
Dash around the temple collecting as many gold coins as you can. Use the power-ups but avoid the ghosts to improve your performance in this interactive masterpiece that lasts 30 minutes. Your movement around the room directly influences the digital game, making it a high-octane, exciting experience. Suitable for ages 8+
Young ones will love testing their memory and dexterity in this exciting 30-minute session made up of two games. First, the Tip Tap Memory Challenge tests their teamwork and power of recall. Then it’s time to dash around collecting as many gold coins as possible in Temple of Coins Junior. The kids will love how the games in our extraordinary digital playground react to their movement and touch. Suitable for ages 5 and up.
Take part in a CIA training program designed to test your suitability for a career in international espionage. Face up to four challenges over one hour, completing as many interactive levels as you can. It’s colorful; it’s tricky. But above all, it’s awesome fun. Sign up for the Psychedelic Mansion today. Recommended for players aged 12+.
Humanity needs your help to secure its colony on Mars. Tech billionaires behind the new civilization are relying on you to mine Elonium (named after Elon Musk) and solve challenges to make life on the red planet a success. Are you ready for blast-off? Only the best space travelers need apply for this out-of-this-world experience. Suitable for ages 8+.
Agent Bunny, we’ve been expecting you. Accept the mission to stop Francisco Salamander from using this Caribbean casino as a front for his criminal activities. Take on the role of James Bunny as you work together with friends to find encoded playing cards and solve the puzzles. You’ll infiltrate the casino to save the world from slippery Salamander’s evil plan (hopefully!). Ideal for players aged 12+.
Fabulously fishy fun! It’s not easy to communicate underwater – which is why you always find fish in a school! Help our sea-dwelling friends expand their vocabulary and earn points along the way. Exploring the deep sea through action-packed games that stimulate the mind. Using the whole Gamebox as an interactive classroom, students will work together to spell, conjugate and swim around to collect the right words.
Priced for your whole group to enjoy!
Junior pricing is for 11 year olds and under. Under 12s must have a paying 18+ adult with them in the Gamebox.
School and bank holidays are peak periods.
Immersive Gamebox, Arndale Centre, Market Street,
Manchester, M4 3AQ
Find us on the Ground Floor of the Arndale Centre, by the entrance on Market Street.
Thinking about booking an experience with us? Please fill out the form below or email [email protected]
Parties and Work Socials
Parties · School Outings · Team Bonding
Looking to book for group game with an immersive twist? We’ve got just the space. Whether it’s a team outing, kids’ birthday, or a special celebration, our venues are designed to bring people together. Check out our private parties page for the latest on what your group can get up to at Immersive Gamebox.Learn More
Is there parking available at Immersive Gamebox?
Our Central Manchester venue is housed within Manchester Arndale Shopping Centre, which has an NCP car park. The address is Arndale, High Street, Nicholas Croft, M4 1AZ.
Is there a place to store bikes at Immersive Gamebox?
We don’t have a specific bike rack available, however there are various options in the surrounding areas - the nearest are along Market Street.
What should I do if I'm running late for my booking?
While we can't promise that we'll be able to fit you in, the best thing to do is turn up as close to your booking time as possible (remember, your arrival time is 10 minutes before the session is due to start) and our team will do everything they can to get you into a Gamebox. Please be aware that this may include playing a shorter game.
What is the age suitability?
We have games suitable for ages 3 and up, but not all games are suitable for young children. PAW Patrol is a perfect family experience for those with young children aged 3+. For families with children aged 5+ we would also recommend Shaun the Sheep, Angry Birds and our Junior Bundle. All other games are suitable for ages 8+ to adult, with the exception of Squid Game which we recommend for ages 16+. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the experience. In our US venues, under 18s will require an adult to sign a waiver in the venue on their behalf.
My child is under 3 can they play?
Children under 3 are very welcome to be inside the Gamebox and watch but unfortunately they cannot play the game. You will not need to purchase a ticket for under 3s, but please bear in mind the experience is heavily sensory and may not be suitable for children of this age as a result. Gameboxes hold a maximum of 6 people and this includes any younger children not participating.
Do you serve drinks?
Yes! All of our UK venues offer a drinks service including soft drinks, beer, wine and pre-mixed spirts. Our US venues varies by state, with most offering soft drinks and beers and wine at select venues. Check the venue page to see if your local Gamebox offers full drinks. To make sure your drinks are served quickly and our Gameboxes are in top shape, all our drinks are served in cans or plastic.
How does pricing work?
We have different length games and bundles so the amount will change depending on what adventure you’d like to play and when you want to visit us! You'll be able to see prices when you're booking your tickets.
What should I wear?
Please wear sensible footwear: flat shoes or trainers, no open toes or heels. We advise wearing just one layer, as you may get warm when being active in the Gamebox!
Are there any physical requirements?
You will be moving around your Gamebox as the controller of the game, however our games aren’t too physical and all activity is contained in one Gamebox, so you don’t need a specific level of fitness to play.
Can more than 6 people play?
Our gameboxes hold a maximum of 6 players so when making your booking our system will automatically reserve multiple game boxes to accommodate your group size. You will need to split the group into teams and you will all play at the same time.
Can I store my stuff?
We have lockers for small bags and coats, however we do not have storage for large items such as suitcases or bikes inside our venues. Please seek alternative arrangements for storing such items. Storage of pushchairs / strollers may be able to be accommodated, but space is limited so please contact us in advance if this is something you need and we’ll see what we can do.
Will I be put with other groups?
No, you won’t be put in with another group. Bookings are private and you will only be joined in your Gamebox by those you booked to play alongside, even if there’s only 2 of you.
If I have a disability or access requirements can I still take part in the games?
Most disabilities and access requirements can be accommodated but we want to make sure the games are safe and enjoyable for everyone, so if you’re not sure, please get in touch before booking and we can help you figure it out. For any players with photosensitive conditions please be aware that our adventures contain digital projections that are a source of flickering light. Please contact us if you have any questions and we’ll be happy to discuss.
Do you have discounted carer tickets?
We offer 1 Free Carer Ticket per booking for UK venues Our venue team will ask for one of the following as proof of carer status: – DLA/DWP/PIP award letter – A Blue Badge – International Proof of Disability (ISA (international symbol of access) or similar must be printed on it. If unable to provide you are required to purchase a General Admission ticket at full price.
Can I play if I'm pregnant?
Playing Immersive Gamebox is a physical activity, with lots of moving around on your feet. While we have no restrictions on pregnant players, every person’s pregnancy is different and we defer to your own judgement on whether you should play.
Do you offer a student discount?
Yes, we offer a Student Ticket for 60 minute games played on Mondays-Wednesday only. The student discount is available to people aged 18+ in full time education. Valid forms of ID are a College or University Student ID card or badge, NUS or ISIC card (UK). Not valid Thursday-Sundays.
Do you cater for school groups?
Yes, Immersive Gamebox is a very popular activity for school group visits. Visit immersivegamebox.com/schools for more information.