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IMAX VR AT SCOTIABANK THEATRE

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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 Scotiabank Theatre Toronto. Welcome to the future.
259 Richmond Street West
Toronto, ON M5V 3M6
416-368-5600
Buy tickets at the theatre on the ground level.
IMAX VR Experiences
Star Wars: Droid Repair Bay
Justice League: An IMAX VR Exclusive
Star Trek: Bridge Crew

Star Wars: Droid Repair Bay

In Star Wars: Droid Repair Bay, participants join BB-8 aboard General Leia’s ship in the depths of space. By working quickly to repair Poe Dameron's popular sidekick and his droid friends, participants help the Resistance in their fight against the First Order. The experience will introduce yet-unseen droids to the Star Wars universe, each with their own unique personalities.

Category: Suitable for VR Beginners

Content Advisories: Mild Cartoon Violence

VR Advisories: Combat Situations

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

Star Trek: Bridge Crew

Star Trek: Bridge Crew “Rescue at Perseph” allows you to step into the world of Star Trek like never before. Up to four players—taking on the roles of Helm, Tactical, Engineering, or Captain—can play together on the bridge of a Federation starship. Through VR technology, you will actually reach out and operate your station to fire phasers, raise shields, plot a course or bring the ship to warp! Your mission: work together to rescue stranded Vulcan scientists escaping from a damaged space station. Just like in Star Trek, teamwork and coordination are the keys to success, and be sure to keep your eyes out for any potential Klingon interference... See you on the bridge! TM 2017 CBS Studios Inc. (C) 2017 Paramount Pictures Corp. All Rights Reserved.

Category: Casual Experience

Content Advisories: Fantasy Violence

VR Advisories: Simulated Motion, Combat Situations

Archangel
Space Flight: Orbital Emergency
John Wick Chronicles

Archangel

Archangel, the first original game by Skydance Interactive, is an action-packed, story-driven shooter that was created exclusively for virtual reality. In the experience, players are dropped into the cockpit of a six-story-high war-machine, a one-of-a-kind weapon that must stop a tyrannical corporation from taking over a post-apocalyptic America. Through stunningly detailed graphics, engaging storytelling techniques, and explosive action, Archangel delivers state-of-the-art VR experience like no other.

Category: Age-Restricted  Casual Experience 

Content Advisories: Violence, Blood, Language

VR Advisories: Simulated Motion, Extreme Heights, Combat Situations

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

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
STAR WARS: TRIALS ON TATOOINE
EAGLE FLIGHT MULTIPLAYER

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

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

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

Star Wars: Droid Repair Bay

Star Wars: Droid Repair Bay

In Star Wars: Droid Repair Bay, participants join BB-8 aboard General Leia’s ship in the depths of space. By working quickly to repair Poe Dameron's popular sidekick and his droid friends, participants help the Resistance in their fight against the First Order. The experience will introduce yet-unseen droids to the Star Wars universe, each with their own unique personalities.

Category: Suitable for VR Beginners

Content Advisories: Mild Cartoon Violence

VR Advisories: Combat Situations

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

Star Trek: Bridge Crew

Star Trek: Bridge Crew

Star Trek: Bridge Crew “Rescue at Perseph” allows you to step into the world of Star Trek like never before. Up to four players—taking on the roles of Helm, Tactical, Engineering, or Captain—can play together on the bridge of a Federation starship. Through VR technology, you will actually reach out and operate your station to fire phasers, raise shields, plot a course or bring the ship to warp! Your mission: work together to rescue stranded Vulcan scientists escaping from a damaged space station. Just like in Star Trek, teamwork and coordination are the keys to success, and be sure to keep your eyes out for any potential Klingon interference... See you on the bridge! TM 2017 CBS Studios Inc. (C) 2017 Paramount Pictures Corp. All Rights Reserved.

Category: Casual Experience

Content Advisories: Fantasy Violence

VR Advisories: Simulated Motion, Combat Situations

Archangel

Archangel

Archangel, the first original game by Skydance Interactive, is an action-packed, story-driven shooter that was created exclusively for virtual reality. In the experience, players are dropped into the cockpit of a six-story-high war-machine, a one-of-a-kind weapon that must stop a tyrannical corporation from taking over a post-apocalyptic America. Through stunningly detailed graphics, engaging storytelling techniques, and explosive action, Archangel delivers state-of-the-art VR experience like no other.

Category: Age-Restricted  Casual Experience 

Content Advisories: Violence, Blood, Language

VR Advisories: Simulated Motion, Extreme Heights, Combat Situations

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

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

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

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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How long is each experience?

IMAX VR experiences can vary in length. Please check the experience description for specific details.

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What is the 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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How much does it cost?

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

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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 does IMAX VR compare to the VR headsets available in the home?

IMAX VR is a premium “end-to-end entertainment experience” that combines the highest-end technology (HMD, room-tracking, peripherals, etc), unique content, and experiential design to create the best VR experience available.

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How do I leave feedback?

Email us at info@imax.com or guestservices@cineplex.com.

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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 are prone to seizures are directed to proceed with caution.

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I don’t want to sign the waiver. Can I enjoy the experience anyway?

The Waiver must be signed at time of purchase. Its intent is to ensure the safety of all parties.

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Can I bring food or drinks in the pod area?

Food and drinks are not allowed in the pod area.

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Will my personal belongings be safe?

You can place your personal articles into the provided cupboard in the pod.

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I’m not a gamer, is IMAX VR for me?

VR is not necessarily about gaming…We have scenarios that are purely experiential.

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Can I book multiple experiences in a row?

Yes, you can… in fact we encourage booking back to back experiences because one is never enough.

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I don’t like this experience; can I get a refund?

Speak with the current manager on duty and let them determine what should be done.

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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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Can I play a game with the person in the pod next to me?

Yes, if the pod is available and the game is one of those that can accommodate multiple users.

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How early should I show up before my schedule time?

Please give yourself time to park and arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled time to review and sign releases.

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Can my friend watch me play?

Visitors are welcome to watch from outside the pod.

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How many pods are there?

There are 10 pods in total.

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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.
Glasses cannot be worn with the StarVR headset, as it will scratch the StarVR optics.

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How often are the headset and peripherals cleaned?

Headsets, peripherals and headphones are sanitized after every use.

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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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What is HTC Vive?

HTC Vive is one of 2 technologies that we use for the visual portion of your experience.

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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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Can I bring my own peripherals or headphones?

We provide everything you will need for your experience… Your own equipment is not interchangeable.

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What is different about the HTC Vive at IMAX VR vs the one you can purchase in the store?

Our location uses the Business Edition of the HTC Vive powered by Acer, the best in class computing and GPU hardware in the market.

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What is the StarVR Headset?

StarVR is one of 2 technologies that we use for the visual portion of your experience.