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Immerse Yourself
Prepare for a mind-shattering VR experience with insanely immersive visuals and 360 sound that will launch you and your friends into virtual worlds more realistic than anything you've ever imagined. Shoot, soar, save the day and play to win in a state-of-the-art IMAX VR Experience Centre. Welcome to the future. You're not ready, but you will be.
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Suit Up
This isn't your friend's living room. With IMAX VR you're getting the most advanced VR headset and motion-tracking technology powered by blazing fast computers in a state-of-the-art facility purposely designed to let you suspend reality. The result? A VR experience that's light years ahead of anything else available.

Features of the IMAX VR experience include: Room-tracking technology that allows players to explore virtual space more than has ever been possible. Single-player and head-to-head multiplayer competition. A combination of the most advanced VR headset technology for unmatched immersion and image resolution. Control devices that give lifelike haptic feedback, adding a deeper layer of realism.
Drop In

From Star Wars to John Wick, our partnerships with world-class content and gaming producers mean you'll get to explore the most epic stories and worlds in entirely new ways, only possible with IMAX VR.

Check out the list of our current and upcoming IMAX VR experiences.

Lose Your Mind
Take down an invading force. Slay zombies. Face off against Stormtroopers. Get revenge on the criminals who killed your dog. All while your friends try to beat your high score. You're not just playing the game; with IMAX VR, you are inside it.
Locations
Experience IMAX VR now at one of our state-of-the-art IMAX VR centres.
Stay tuned for more updates!
IMAX VR Experiences
There's something for everyone, from VR beginners and casual explorers to avid gamers and adrenaline junkies looking for an intense thrill ride. Find the experience that best suits you by locating the content rating associated with the experience.
Sprint Vector
Mindshow
John Wick Chronicles

Sprint Vector

Sprint Vector is a multiplayer adrenaline platformer that merges the physical thrill of athletic competition with the unhinged energy of a crazy game show. Race, leap, climb, and fly head-to-head at extreme speeds across deadly courses designed to challenge you both physically and mentally. Feel the adrenaline rush!

Category: Age-Restricted  Casual Experience 

Content Advisories: Mild Cartoon Violence

VR Advisories: Simulated Motion, Extreme Heights

Available At These Experience Centres:

Los Angeles (Across from The Grove)

Mindshow

Step inside a 3D cartoon! You can animate characters that move with your movement and speak with your voice. Make your own animated short in VR and take home a video of your scene!

Category: Casual Experience

Content Advisories: Comic Mischief, Mild Cartoon Violence

VR Advisories: Extreme Heights, Simulated Motion

Available At These Experience Centres:

Los Angeles (Across from The Grove)

John Wick Chronicles

Dive into a world of criminals and hit men and become the most legendary hired gun of them all as you pick up the iconic weapons of John Wick. Your experience begins at the top of the Continental Hotel with waves of enemies out for your blood. © 2016 Summit Entertainment, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Category: Intense / Action  Age-Restricted  Physically Active 

Content Advisories: Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Language

VR Advisories: Intense Combat Situations

Life of Us
PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE LOST SOUL
THE MUMMY PRODIGIUM STRIKE™

Life of Us

Breathe fire, swim underwater, survive the Ice Age, and soar over volcanos as you evolve through different creatures and a billion years of evolution in this action packed, multi-player VR adventure! Experience new voices, bodies, and special abilities before joining a post-singularity intergalactic dance party set to original music by Pharrell Williams. Created by Chris Milk and Aaron Koblin, with music by Pharrell Williams. A Within Original, produced by Chris Milk, Megan Ellison through her Annapurna Pictures, and Made with Unity.

Category: Suitable for VR Beginners

Content Advisories: Comic Mischief, Cartoon Violence

VR Advisories: Simulated Motion, Large Creatures, Extreme Heights, Simulated Water Immersion

PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE LOST SOUL

Engineered from conception for VR, "Paranormal Activity: The Lost Soul" immerses you in a terrifying realistic environment with haunting atmosphere, and the need to survive. With very limited guidance, your free-movement enables you to discover the secrets that lie in this house of horror. ™ & ©2017 Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved. ©2017 PAVR, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Category: Intense / Action  Age-Restricted 

Content Advisories: Age-Restricted 13+, Violent References, Mild Blood, Intensely Scary Situations

VR Advisories: Simulated Motion, Enclosed Spaces/Possible Claustrophobia, Jump Scares

THE MUMMY PRODIGIUM STRIKE™

Play an exciting and pivotal scene from Universal Studios' 2017 film, The Mummy, as a Prodigium Agent tasked with capturing the ancient princess Ahmanet, while battling hordes of ravens, spiders and undead. From a helicopter hovering above and from the thick of the action on the ground, you must protect your fellow agents as the Mummy grows in power. It's a battle to the finish to either capture her or be her slave for eternity! The Mummy Prodigium Strike © and ™ 2017 Universal Studios. All rights reserved.

Category: Intense / Action

Content Advisories: Violence, Scary Situations

VR Advisories: Intense Combat Situations, Simulated Motion, Jump Scares, Extreme Heights

STAR WARS: TRIALS ON TATOOINE
EAGLE FLIGHT MULTIPLAYER
RAW DATA MULTIPLAYER

STAR WARS: TRIALS ON TATOOINE

Take Your First Step into a Larger World of Star Wars. The creative minds of Lucasfilm's ILMxLAB take you to a galaxy far, far away...Star Wars: Trials on Tatooine. Wield a lightsaber and leap into action in the most immersive Star Wars virtual reality experience ever. Repair the iconic Millennium Falcon on Tatooine, and defend the plucky droid hero R2-D2 from incoming stormtroopers in this captivating experience set after the events of Return of the Jedi. ©2017 & TM Lucasfilm Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

Category: Suitable for VR Beginners

Content Advisories: Fantasy Violence

VR Advisories: Combat Situations

EAGLE FLIGHT MULTIPLAYER

50 years after humans have vanished from the earth, the city of Paris, as well as the skies above it, are yours. Soar, dive, race and fight to protect your territory from your opponents. Experience the freedom of flight along with the thrill of aerial combat. ©2017 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved.

Category: Casual Experience

Content Advisories: Mild Violence

VR Advisories: Extreme Heights, Simulated Motion

RAW DATA MULTIPLAYER

Built from the ground up for virtual reality, Raw Data puts your wits, boldness, and endurance to the test. Action combat mechanics, sci-fi atmosphere, intuitive controls, and a darkly humorous narrative will completely immerse you within the game world. Go solo—or team up with a friend—and become the adrenaline-charged heroes of your own futuristic techno-thriller.

Category: Intense / Action  Physically Active 

Content Advisories: Violence

VR Advisories: Intense Combat Situations

THE WALK
RAISING A RUKUS

THE WALK

94 stories up on a wire stretched between two skyscrapers. Don't look down. In "The Walk" you step into the shoes of Philippe Petit as he attempts to walk a cable between the towers of the World Trade Center in 1974. Petit trained for years to make history. Do you have what it takes?

Category: Age-Restricted  Suitable for VR Beginners 

Content Advisories: Age-Restricted 13+

VR Advisories: Extreme Heights

RAISING A RUKUS

Twins Amy and Jonas just found a dog — or did he find them? Either way, Rukus has a magical secret — he's about to take them to a whole new world. Equal parts thrilling, breathtaking, and inspiring, Raising a Rukus is a first of its kind animated experience from the Academy Award winner, Robert Stromberg, and The Virtual Reality Company. © The Virtual Reality Company. All Rights Reserved. The VRC logo, Raising a Rukus and related marks and logos are trademarks of The Virtual Reality Company.

Category: Suitable for VR Beginners

Content Advisories: None

VR Advisories: Large Creatures, Simulated Motion

Available At These Experience Centres:

Kips Bay (31st & 2nd Ave in Manhattan)

Sprint Vector

Sprint Vector

Sprint Vector is a multiplayer adrenaline platformer that merges the physical thrill of athletic competition with the unhinged energy of a crazy game show. Race, leap, climb, and fly head-to-head at extreme speeds across deadly courses designed to challenge you both physically and mentally. Feel the adrenaline rush!

Category: Age-Restricted  Casual Experience 

Content Advisories: Mild Cartoon Violence

VR Advisories: Simulated Motion, Extreme Heights

Available At These Experience Centres:

Los Angeles (Across from The Grove)

Mindshow

Mindshow

Step inside a 3D cartoon! You can animate characters that move with your movement and speak with your voice. Make your own animated short in VR and take home a video of your scene!

Category: Casual Experience

Content Advisories: Comic Mischief, Mild Cartoon Violence

VR Advisories: Extreme Heights, Simulated Motion

Available At These Experience Centres:

Los Angeles (Across from The Grove)

John Wick Chronicles

John Wick Chronicles

Dive into a world of criminals and hit men and become the most legendary hired gun of them all as you pick up the iconic weapons of John Wick. Your experience begins at the top of the Continental Hotel with waves of enemies out for your blood. © 2016 Summit Entertainment, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Category: Intense / Action  Age-Restricted  Physically Active 

Content Advisories: Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Language

VR Advisories: Intense Combat Situations

Life of Us

Life of Us

Breathe fire, swim underwater, survive the Ice Age, and soar over volcanos as you evolve through different creatures and a billion years of evolution in this action packed, multi-player VR adventure! Experience new voices, bodies, and special abilities before joining a post-singularity intergalactic dance party set to original music by Pharrell Williams. Created by Chris Milk and Aaron Koblin, with music by Pharrell Williams. A Within Original, produced by Chris Milk, Megan Ellison through her Annapurna Pictures, and Made with Unity.

Category: Suitable for VR Beginners

Content Advisories: Comic Mischief, Cartoon Violence

VR Advisories: Simulated Motion, Large Creatures, Extreme Heights, Simulated Water Immersion

PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE LOST SOUL

PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE LOST SOUL

Engineered from conception for VR, "Paranormal Activity: The Lost Soul" immerses you in a terrifying realistic environment with haunting atmosphere, and the need to survive. With very limited guidance, your free-movement enables you to discover the secrets that lie in this house of horror. ™ & ©2017 Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved. ©2017 PAVR, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Category: Intense / Action  Age-Restricted 

Content Advisories: Age-Restricted 13+, Violent References, Mild Blood, Intensely Scary Situations

VR Advisories: Simulated Motion, Enclosed Spaces/Possible Claustrophobia, Jump Scares

THE MUMMY PRODIGIUM STRIKE™

THE MUMMY PRODIGIUM STRIKE™

Play an exciting and pivotal scene from Universal Studios' 2017 film, The Mummy, as a Prodigium Agent tasked with capturing the ancient princess Ahmanet, while battling hordes of ravens, spiders and undead. From a helicopter hovering above and from the thick of the action on the ground, you must protect your fellow agents as the Mummy grows in power. It's a battle to the finish to either capture her or be her slave for eternity! The Mummy Prodigium Strike © and ™ 2017 Universal Studios. All rights reserved.

Category: Intense / Action

Content Advisories: Violence, Scary Situations

VR Advisories: Intense Combat Situations, Simulated Motion, Jump Scares, Extreme Heights

STAR WARS: TRIALS ON TATOOINE

STAR WARS: TRIALS ON TATOOINE

Take Your First Step into a Larger World of Star Wars. The creative minds of Lucasfilm's ILMxLAB take you to a galaxy far, far away...Star Wars: Trials on Tatooine. Wield a lightsaber and leap into action in the most immersive Star Wars virtual reality experience ever. Repair the iconic Millennium Falcon on Tatooine, and defend the plucky droid hero R2-D2 from incoming stormtroopers in this captivating experience set after the events of Return of the Jedi. ©2017 & TM Lucasfilm Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

Category: Suitable for VR Beginners

Content Advisories: Fantasy Violence

VR Advisories: Combat Situations

EAGLE FLIGHT MULTIPLAYER

EAGLE FLIGHT MULTIPLAYER

50 years after humans have vanished from the earth, the city of Paris, as well as the skies above it, are yours. Soar, dive, race and fight to protect your territory from your opponents. Experience the freedom of flight along with the thrill of aerial combat. ©2017 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved.

Category: Casual Experience

Content Advisories: Mild Violence

VR Advisories: Extreme Heights, Simulated Motion

RAW DATA MULTIPLAYER

RAW DATA MULTIPLAYER

Built from the ground up for virtual reality, Raw Data puts your wits, boldness, and endurance to the test. Action combat mechanics, sci-fi atmosphere, intuitive controls, and a darkly humorous narrative will completely immerse you within the game world. Go solo—or team up with a friend—and become the adrenaline-charged heroes of your own futuristic techno-thriller.

Category: Intense / Action  Physically Active 

Content Advisories: Violence

VR Advisories: Intense Combat Situations

THE WALK

THE WALK

94 stories up on a wire stretched between two skyscrapers. Don't look down. In "The Walk" you step into the shoes of Philippe Petit as he attempts to walk a cable between the towers of the World Trade Center in 1974. Petit trained for years to make history. Do you have what it takes?

Category: Age-Restricted  Suitable for VR Beginners 

Content Advisories: Age-Restricted 13+

VR Advisories: Extreme Heights

RAISING A RUKUS

RAISING A RUKUS

Twins Amy and Jonas just found a dog — or did he find them? Either way, Rukus has a magical secret — he's about to take them to a whole new world. Equal parts thrilling, breathtaking, and inspiring, Raising a Rukus is a first of its kind animated experience from the Academy Award winner, Robert Stromberg, and The Virtual Reality Company. © The Virtual Reality Company. All Rights Reserved. The VRC logo, Raising a Rukus and related marks and logos are trademarks of The Virtual Reality Company.

Category: Suitable for VR Beginners

Content Advisories: None

VR Advisories: Large Creatures, Simulated Motion

Available At These Experience Centres:

Kips Bay (31st & 2nd Ave in Manhattan)

Get Ready
Hello. Your experience begins the moment you step inside the sleek, social and futuristic lounge of the IMAX Experience Centre where you will prepare to have your mind blown.

Enter one of our IMAX VR Experience pods, strap on your headset and literally escape into an adventure. Our uniquely designed pods track your every movement so anywhere you look your senses are bombarded with stunning, otherworldly vistas and 360°, over-the-ear sound.

IMAX VR also features unique haptic feedback from industry-leading control devices - meaning you will feel every shot's recoil, every sword's swoosh, every arrow leaving the bow.

It's time to level up.
FAQ
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What is IMAX VR?

IMAX VR is a mind-shattering VR experience in a location-based, state-of-the-art Experience Centre.

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What does the IMAX VR Experience cost?

Experience prices vary depending on the length and complexity of the experience you choose.

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What is IMAX VR Experience about?

The IMAX VR Experience features a unique combination of premium technology and world-class content that lets users see, feel, move and play in new worlds in a powerfully immersive and realistic way, much like IMAX® theatres offer moviegoers a differentiated and best-in-class film experience. With groundbreaking VR headset technology, 360-degree sound and sophisticated room tracking, players will be instantly transported into new virtual worlds that are more realistic than anything imaginable.

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Are there any physical limitations that would prevent me from participating?

Visual impairments. In addition, pregnant women, people with vertigo, motion sickness, heart problems or are prone to seizures are directed to proceed with caution.

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How many people can participate at one time?   

It depends on the experience selected. Some games and experiences are single-user, while others can accommodate multiple users (multiplayer). Please read the experience description for more details.

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What is the age limit for IMAX VR?

If you are under 18 years of age, a parent or guardian must complete a waiver on your behalf. Your parent or guardian may sign an online waiver by clicking on the "Sign Up" button above or complete the waiver in person at an IMAX Experience Centre. Children aged 7 to 12 years also require the accompaniment of a parent or guardian prior to participating in an IMAX VR Experience. No children under the age of 7 are permitted to participate in an IMAX VR Experience.

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What type of equipment is offered at IMAX VR?

IMAX has combined advanced VR headset technology with sophisticated motion-tracking and computing for unmatched immersion and image resolution. IMAX VR leverages two industry-leading VR headsets –the HTC Vive and Star VR– and features unique haptic feedback from a variety of control devices, adding a deeper layer of realism.

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How big are the pods?

The pods are approximately 12’ x 12’.

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Can I wear glasses inside the headset?

Most standard prescription lenses will fit in the headset. If your frames are very large, they may not fit inside the headset. Depending on which headset, crew members can adjust the focal length of the lenses.

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What if I feel dizzy/nauseous?

Tell your attendant immediately and they can help remove your headset and headphones. Closing your eyes, sitting down or calm breathing can also help.

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Will I walk into walls?

A virtual blue wall will appear in your display to help prevent you from walking into walls.

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Can anyone use these headsets?

Consult your doctor before using the product if you have serious pre-existing medical conditions, psychiatric conditions, conditions that affect your ability to safely perform physical activities, or are pregnant or elderly. Do not use the product if you are sick, fatigued or are under the influence of intoxicants.

Star Wars: Tatooine
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