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IMAX VR AT AMC KIPS BAY 15

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31st & 2nd Ave in Manhattan
Prepare for a completely immersive VR experience—with stunning visuals and 360-degree 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 environment with IMAX VR at AMC Kips Bay 15. Welcome to the future.
570 Second Avenue
New York, NY 10016
212-447-0638
MON-THURS: 12PM-9:30PM
FRI-SAT: 12PM-11:30PM
SUN: 12PM-10:30PM
IMAX VR Experiences

Skyfront

Skyfront is a fast-paced multiplayer FPS built exclusively for VR. The game launches you into mesmerising zero-G arenas. But not before equipping you with an array of awesome weapons and impressive special abilities.

Category: Casual Experience

Content Advisories: Fantasy Violence

VR Advisories: Combat Situations, Extreme Heights, Simulated Motion, Possible Vertigo

Superhot

Blurring the lines between cautious strategy and unbridled mayhem, SUPERHOT VR is a first-person shooter in which time moves only when you move. No regenerating health bars. No conveniently placed ammo drops. It’s just you. Outnumbered and outgunned, grabbing the weapons of fallen enemies to shoot, slice, and maneuver through a hurricane of slow-motion bullets.

Category: Intense / Action  Age-Restricted  Physically Active 

Content Advisories: Violence, Drug Regerence

VR Advisories: Intense Combat Situations

Tree

This award winning virtual reality experience transforms you into a majestic rainforest tree. With your arms as branches and body as a trunk, you’ll experience a tree’s life from a seedling to its fullest form and witness its fate firsthand.

Category: Suitable for VR Beginners

Content Advisories: None

VR Advisories: Enclosed Spaces/Possible Claustrophobia, Extreme Heights, Possible Vertigo, Simulated Motion

Richie’s Plank Experience
Nickelodeon Slime Zone
Justice League: An IMAX VR Exclusive

Richie’s Plank Experience

Are you afraid of heights? Take an elevator to Richie’s plank that sits 80 floors above the ground, then dare to walk to the end! After braving the plank, you're free to explore the wealth of other fun (and even scary) activities. You can paint in the sky, fight fires as a superhero, or face more fears in the Nightmare Mode!

Category: Casual Experience

Content Advisories: Comic Mischief, Scary Situations

VR Advisories: Enclosed Spaces/Possible Claustrophobia, Extreme Heights, Large Creatures, Simulated Motion, Possible Vertigo, Jump Scares, Overall Intensity: Medium

Nickelodeon Slime Zone

Nickelodeon Slime Zone invites you and your friends to slime and get slimed! Inside the Nickelodeon metaverse, an interactive virtual reality playground filled with the characters you love, you will step into a Nickelodeon character avatar and explore this multi-player, social play space with unexpected fun around every corner. Slime your friends, shoot hoops, have a dance party, create art, watch cartoons… and then come back to explore more!

Category: Suitable for VR Beginners

Content Advisories: Comic Mischief

VR Advisories: Possible Vertigo

Justice League: An IMAX VR Exclusive

Join the Justice League in a thrilling Cinematic Virtual Reality Experience that allows you to step into the shoes and master the powers of the iconic DC Super Heroes: Batman, Wonder Woman, Superman, Aquaman, The Flash, and Cyborg. The Missions include: outrace your enemies as BATMAN, fight Parademons as WONDER WOMAN, fly across land and sea as SUPERMAN, face a creature from the deep as AQUAMAN, stop a ticking bomb as THE FLASH, or take out enemy drones as CYBORG. You can’t save the world alone. Join the League! JUSTICE LEAGUE and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics. © 2017 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

Category: Intense / Action

Content Advisories: Fantasy Violence, Mildly Scary Situations

VR Advisories: Combat Situations, Extreme Heights, Large Creatures, Simulated Water Immersion, Simulated Motion, Possible Vertigo

The Unspoken
Space Flight: Orbital Emergency
EAGLE FLIGHT MULTIPLAYER

The Unspoken

Discover your inner Arch-mage. Veteran developer Insomniac Games presents The Unspoken—an Oculus Touch‐enabled VR action game that pulls players into a hidden world of spellcasting and magician’s duels. Manipulate the environment around you with the powerful arcane forces that flow through your fingertips, summon unfathomable monstrosities with your bare hands, and rise up through the ranks of an urban magic fight club. (C) 2017 Insomniac Games, Inc.

Category: Intense / Action  Age-Restricted  Physically Active 

Content Advisories: Fantasy Violence

VR Advisories: Combat Situations, Large Creatures, Extreme Heights

Space Flight: Orbital Emergency

"Only very few people have experienced what it’s like to be in outer space. Now, with Space Flight, you can have this unique experience too! Enjoy the exhilarating feel of a space jet take off and witness the stunning view of planet earth in zero gravity. This space venture mesmerizes you with countless memorable moments whilst orbiting our planet. Until disaster strikes…."

Category: Suitable for VR Beginners

Content Advisories: Mildly Scary Situations

VR Advisories: Extreme Heights, Simulated Motion

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

Skyfront

Skyfront

Skyfront is a fast-paced multiplayer FPS built exclusively for VR. The game launches you into mesmerising zero-G arenas. But not before equipping you with an array of awesome weapons and impressive special abilities.

Category: Casual Experience

Content Advisories: Fantasy Violence

VR Advisories: Combat Situations, Extreme Heights, Simulated Motion, Possible Vertigo

Superhot

Superhot

Blurring the lines between cautious strategy and unbridled mayhem, SUPERHOT VR is a first-person shooter in which time moves only when you move. No regenerating health bars. No conveniently placed ammo drops. It’s just you. Outnumbered and outgunned, grabbing the weapons of fallen enemies to shoot, slice, and maneuver through a hurricane of slow-motion bullets.

Category: Intense / Action  Age-Restricted  Physically Active 

Content Advisories: Violence, Drug Regerence

VR Advisories: Intense Combat Situations

Tree

Tree

This award winning virtual reality experience transforms you into a majestic rainforest tree. With your arms as branches and body as a trunk, you’ll experience a tree’s life from a seedling to its fullest form and witness its fate firsthand.

Category: Suitable for VR Beginners

Content Advisories: None

VR Advisories: Enclosed Spaces/Possible Claustrophobia, Extreme Heights, Possible Vertigo, Simulated Motion

Richie’s Plank Experience

Richie’s Plank Experience

Are you afraid of heights? Take an elevator to Richie’s plank that sits 80 floors above the ground, then dare to walk to the end! After braving the plank, you're free to explore the wealth of other fun (and even scary) activities. You can paint in the sky, fight fires as a superhero, or face more fears in the Nightmare Mode!

Category: Casual Experience

Content Advisories: Comic Mischief, Scary Situations

VR Advisories: Enclosed Spaces/Possible Claustrophobia, Extreme Heights, Large Creatures, Simulated Motion, Possible Vertigo, Jump Scares, Overall Intensity: Medium

Nickelodeon Slime Zone

Nickelodeon Slime Zone

Nickelodeon Slime Zone invites you and your friends to slime and get slimed! Inside the Nickelodeon metaverse, an interactive virtual reality playground filled with the characters you love, you will step into a Nickelodeon character avatar and explore this multi-player, social play space with unexpected fun around every corner. Slime your friends, shoot hoops, have a dance party, create art, watch cartoons… and then come back to explore more!

Category: Suitable for VR Beginners

Content Advisories: Comic Mischief

VR Advisories: Possible Vertigo

Justice League: An IMAX VR Exclusive

Justice League: An IMAX VR Exclusive

Join the Justice League in a thrilling Cinematic Virtual Reality Experience that allows you to step into the shoes and master the powers of the iconic DC Super Heroes: Batman, Wonder Woman, Superman, Aquaman, The Flash, and Cyborg. The Missions include: outrace your enemies as BATMAN, fight Parademons as WONDER WOMAN, fly across land and sea as SUPERMAN, face a creature from the deep as AQUAMAN, stop a ticking bomb as THE FLASH, or take out enemy drones as CYBORG. You can’t save the world alone. Join the League! JUSTICE LEAGUE and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics. © 2017 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

Category: Intense / Action

Content Advisories: Fantasy Violence, Mildly Scary Situations

VR Advisories: Combat Situations, Extreme Heights, Large Creatures, Simulated Water Immersion, Simulated Motion, Possible Vertigo

The Unspoken

The Unspoken

Discover your inner Arch-mage. Veteran developer Insomniac Games presents The Unspoken—an Oculus Touch‐enabled VR action game that pulls players into a hidden world of spellcasting and magician’s duels. Manipulate the environment around you with the powerful arcane forces that flow through your fingertips, summon unfathomable monstrosities with your bare hands, and rise up through the ranks of an urban magic fight club. (C) 2017 Insomniac Games, Inc.

Category: Intense / Action  Age-Restricted  Physically Active 

Content Advisories: Fantasy Violence

VR Advisories: Combat Situations, Large Creatures, Extreme Heights

Space Flight: Orbital Emergency

Space Flight: Orbital Emergency

"Only very few people have experienced what it’s like to be in outer space. Now, with Space Flight, you can have this unique experience too! Enjoy the exhilarating feel of a space jet take off and witness the stunning view of planet earth in zero gravity. This space venture mesmerizes you with countless memorable moments whilst orbiting our planet. Until disaster strikes…."

Category: Suitable for VR Beginners

Content Advisories: Mildly Scary Situations

VR Advisories: Extreme Heights, Simulated Motion

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

FAQ
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What is IMAX VR at AMC?

IMAX VR is a Virtual Reality experience in a location-based setting inside AMC Kips Bay 15 in New York.   Virtual Reality is defined as the computer-generated simulation of a three-dimensional image or environment that can be interacted with in a seemingly real or physical way by a person using special electronic equipment, such as a helmet with a screen inside or gloves fitted with sensors.

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What does the IMAX VR Experience cost?

Experience prices vary between $7 and $15 depending on the length and complexity of the experience you choose.

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How do I purchase an IMAX VR at AMC experience?

You can purchase your experience at the AMC Kips Bay 15 at the box office during regular hours of operation. The box office opens 30 minutes prior to first showtime starting.  Experiences can also be purchased in advance. Single-player experiences have 1 “seat” per showtime. Multiplayer experiences have multiple “seats” per showtime (the number can vary by experience). You can currently only purchase tickets for one experience at a time.

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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, Using 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?

Blindness. In addition, pregnant women, people with vertigo, motion sickness, heart problems or those who 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. 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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Why is a waiver required?

All participants must sign a waiver to participate in the IMAX VR experience at an AMC Theatre. The waiver ensures the safety of all parties.

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What type of equipment is offered at IMAX VR at AMC?

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 is the equipment cleaned?

Headsets and earphones are thoroughly cleaned and sanitized after every use.  Every pod attendant is trained on the cleaning processes and procedures. 

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How big are the pods?

The pods are approximately 10’ x 10’.

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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 will 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 to 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.  AMC recommends wearing comfortable clothes and to avoid wearing shoes with heels.

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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.

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Is the facility ADA compliant?

Yes, all public and staff spaces are ADA compliant.

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Can I book multiple experiences in a row?

Yes, at the Box Office we encourage booking back-to-back experiences because one is never enough. If purchasing online, each ticket must be processed as a separate transaction.

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Do I need to print my tickets at home before I get to the IMAX VR Centre?

Both printed tickets and tickets presented on cell phones are accepted. Please make sure the barcode is clearly visible.

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What should I do if I’ve purchased IMAX VR tickets in advance but have not received an email with my tickets?

After you complete your purchase, a confirmation will be sent to your email. If you can’t find your confirmation email, first check your spam folder. If it’s not there you can view and print a copy directly from your Fandango VIP account! Just sign in, click on ‘My VIP Account’ in the top right corner of the homepage, then go to your ‘Purchase History.’