VIRTUAL REALITY IN HOUSTON – TOP 5 VR EXPERIENCES

Houston is the 4th largest city in the US. One of its major attractions is the Space Center Houston, the coastal visitor center at NASA’s astronaut training and flight control complex. The city’s Downtown includes the Theater District, home to the renowned Houston Grand Opera, and the Historic District, with 19th-century architecture and upscale restaurants.

It is also home to some cool VR experiences. Keep reading….

1. ExitusVR

Address: 5629 Southwest FWY, Houston TX 77057
http://www.exitusvr.com/index.html
Twitter: @exitusvr

Ok, this is seriously awesome. ExitusVR is the first and only virtual reality escape quest in Houston. Owned and operated by women, ExitusVR provides multiple VR experiences to thrill and quite frankly scare you. Go with friends or schedule your next corporate event for a VR experience you won’t forget. Contact Nicole and Dora for a kickass VR time.

2. Best Buy Galleria

Address: 5133 Richmond Ave Houston, TX 77056
http://stores.bestbuy.com/tx/houston/5133-richmond-ave-291.html
Twitter: @BestBuy

Starting in October, Best Buy became one of the first retailers where you can try out the new Oculus Touch controllers with its Rift virtual reality headset. The games include Touch Tutorial, VR Sports Challenge, Unspoken, The Climb (with added Touch controls) and Medium.

3. Houston VR Meetup

Address: 205 Roberts St, Houston TX 77003
https://www.meetup.com/Houston-VR
Twitter: @HoustonTexasVR

Houston VR is a group for anyone interested in VR. They are a diverse group of enthusiasts and developers. Join to try out hardware, test some demos, or discuss VR development. They will have multiple Oculus Rifts (CV1) and HTC Vives to try out, as well as a handful of GearVRs. Great opportunity to a part of the Houston VR scene. Upcoming meetup dates in January, February and March.

4. Houston Real Game

Address:9889 Bellaire Blvd. Unit C321, Houston, TX 77036
http://houstonrealgame.com
Twitter: @houstonrealgame

Houston Real Game offers a multitude of VR experiences; Tilt Brush, Google Earth VR, Job Simulator 2050, Chronos and many more. You can choose from either HTC Vive or Oculus Rift headsets. They are located on the southeast corner of the Dunhuang Plaza, second floor, next to Eastern Foot Spa, and above East Wall Restaurant.

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