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Written By:
Mitchell Adams
Marketing Manager
VirtualRealityRental.co

 

Looking To Rent VR Games For Your Next Event?

 

Renting virtual reality is great way to take your next event from normal to extraordinary. With a huge amount of innovative and fun experiences to choose from, VR games offer a nearly unlimited range of options that will keep your guests entertained whether your event lasts three hours or three days. Through VR games, you can turn your guests into space pirates, adventurers climbing to the top of Mt. Everest, Formula 1 race car drivers, and essentially anything else you can imagine. We’ve been to hundreds of events where our partners have used VR games to create awesome guests experiences, and we’re confident that we can help you do the same.

 

What Kind OF Virtual Reality Game Is Right For You?

 

As you consider your VR gaming options, one of the things to think about is the type of virtual reality you want to use at your next event. At VirtualRealityRental.co, we offer two different VR options: Room Scale virtual reality and 360˚ virtual reality. Both options offer tons of great experiences, but also differ in key areas.

Below, we’ll cover the two types of VR and include examples of the games that make each option great.

 

Room Scale Virtual Reality Games

 

Room Scale virtual reality is the most immersive and mind-blowing type of virtual reality on the market. In Room Scale VR, special sensors or cameras are used to track your motions in a three dimensional space. Specifically, a headset is used to track your head motion while also displaying a full 360˚ virtual world. In order to allow you to interact with the objects you are seeing in your new space, users hold controllers that track their hand movements. This combination creates the feeling that you are actually inside a completely virtual environment. Imagine swinging your light saber while dodging blows from a sith lord, opening an elevator door and walking the plank off the side of a high-rise building, or stepping up, pulling back your arrow, and releasing at just the right moment to hit your target.

If you’re interested in bringing Room Scale virtual reality to your next event, you’ll need to make sure you have a few key requirements. First, you need a dedicated play area big enough to fit the full VR experience. An 8ft x 8ft area is perfect, and will fit any VR game you want to bring to your event; however, we do have some experiences that are playable in a 6ft x 6ft space. Next you need to make sure you have access to electrical outlets to run the experience. We also recommend including an external monitor so that all of your guests can see what’s happening inside the headset.

Benefits Of Room Scale VR Games

  • Most Immersive VR Games Available
  • Ability To interact With Virtual objects
  • Cutting-Edge VR Technology
  • Great For Drawing A Crowd At Your Event
  • Promotes Your Brand As Being Tech-Forward And Fun
 

 

360˚ Virtual Reality Games

 

360˚ virtual reality involves using a headset that tracks your head motion to allow you to experience a 360˚ virtual space. Unlike Room Scale VR, 360˚ VR is a stationary experience where guests remain either seated or standing still. It is also different from Room Scale VR in that your hand motions are not tracked. Instead, users tap a touchpad on the side of the helmet in order to navigate through menus and control the experience. Because there is so much less movement in 360˚ VR, the games take up much less space, allowing multiple guests to experience VR in the same area that would only allow one Room Scale experience. Plus, in 360˚ VR, it’s easy to switch between multiple games and videos, giving your guests a customizable, self-guided experience.

If you’re looking to bring 360˚ games to your next event, we can help you make it happen. First, you’ll need to make sure you have a dedicated table and four or five chairs so that everyone has space to use the headsets (can be as small as a cocktail table if guests will be standing.) You will also need access to power as the headsets rely on smartphones to display the VR game, and may need to be charged when not in use.

Benefits Of 360˚ VR Games:

  • Small Space Requirement
  • Ability For Multiple People To Play At Once
  • Guests Can Customize Their Own Experience
  • Great Way To Draw People To Your Event Space
  • Tons Of Games To Choose From
  • Combine Fun Games With Awesome Videos
 

 

Themed Virtual Reality Games

 

As you think about the virtual reality games you would like to bring to your next conference, trade show, meeting, or party, don't forget that can match any event theme. No matter what kind of experience you would like your guests to have, we can help you make it happen. Our library of VR games was developed to give you the ultimate level of flexibility in matching your guest experience to your event vision. Check out the examples below for just a few of the themes we commonly see along with an example of a VR game that will take your event to the next level!

 

Scary / Zombie / Post-Apocalyptic 

In Arizona Sunshine, players get to test their survival skills as hordes of the undead attempt to take them out. Games like this get your guests' hearts pumping and create an engaging, can't miss experience that will keep them coming back for more.

 

 

Nature / Adventure

One of the most powerful applications of virtual reality is it's ability to take users anywhere in the world. A great example of that can be seen through Everest VR. Giving you the ability to walk above giant caverns, climb endless ice sheets, and experience the ultimate mountaintop view, it;s hard to beat this type of VR game.

 

Mixed Reality

Mixed reality games refer to any VR game that also takes advantage of real world objects. For example, in Richie's Plank Experience, we use an actual plank to simulate the one you see inside the VR headset. In this way, we can increase the level of immersion and allow you to have a one-of-a-kind virtual game experience.

 

Sport Simulators / Action

Want to create some friendly competition at your next event? If so, then you should definitely consider utilizing one of our many VR sports simulators. We have options for every sport you can think of, so whether your guests want to show off their golf game or drain some 3-pointers, we'll make it happen. 

 

Arcade 

Arcade-style VR games are light, fun, and great for drawing people to your event space. Because they tend to be intuitive and extremely replayable, you can expect to see repeat visitors, (and they might even bring their friends!)

 

 

Under The Sea / Ocean

Looking to take your guests on an ocean adventure? Virtual Reality the perfect chance to see whales, shipwrecks, manta rays, and more up close and personal while staying warm and dry. 

 

 

Space / Future

If you're bringing virtual reality to your next event, there's a good chance your company is already thinking ahead. We can help transport your guests into the future with some truly awesome space-themed games. One of our favorites, Space Pirate Trainer, allows you to fend off waves of sci-fi attackers using futuristic weapons and shields. 

 

Winter / Holiday

Are you feeling the holiday spirit? Whether you want to take your holiday party to the next level, or throw snowballs in July, we can't fault you for choosing one of our awesome holiday themed virtual reality games. 

 

 

 

 

Why Should You Rent VR Games For Your Next Event?

 

The easy answer to this question would be, simply, because they’re fun! However, we know that you have a lot to consider as you think through what type of activation to bring to your next event. While the games are undoubtedly fun, they also you a powerful tool in achieving your event goals, and we can help you create a game plan that matches your event vision.

For example, at your next event you might be looking to increase lead generation, promote your brand, make an impact on your VIP clients, maximize foot traffic, or create a friendly sense of competition. We’ve helped our partners achieve all of these goals and more. Plus, we’ve found that no matter what your event goal is, our VR rentals drive participation among guests through word of mouth alone. We’re confident that incorporating our VR games into your next event will keep your guests engaged while they create lasting memories and continue to talk about your brand long after the event has ended.

In short, VR games are a great way to brand your company as innovative and fun. They deliver an awesome guest experience, and they actively draw people to your space. If you’re ready to start thinking about which games are right for you, then were ready to help!

 

How We Work

 

In order to crate the perfect event plan for you, we use a proven three-step process. Our aim is to make the entire rental experience as easy as possible for you and your team. First, we take our time getting to know exactly what you’re looking for so that we create the best experience for your guests. Next, we work with you to decide the best equipment to make your event vision a reality. Then, we execute the event day-of with trained, professional event managers who can take car of all your technical needs while also interacting with your guests in  a friendly, engaging manner. Specifically, our three phases include:

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Every event begins with our pre-event strategy process. During this phase, we focus on educating you, the customer, on what’s possible and empowering you to make the best decisions for your event. For example, we work with you to plan every detail of the experience, including which VR technology to leverage, how to maximize guest throughput, which VR experiences to feature, and how we plan on accomplishing the goals your company has set for the event.

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In addition to strategic planning, VirtualRealityRental.co provides every piece of equipment needed to execute your VR experience at your next event. We deliver, set up, and breakdown the equipment with little to no oversight required, allowing you to focus on other important obligations. Our equipment is the best in the industry, which leads to the best possible experience for your guests.

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The final piece of the puzzle revolves around our professional and knowledgeable staff. First, our experts really know and care about VR. Second, they love interacting with event attendees. Our experts use their knowledge and excitement for the technology to ensure your guests have a great time. They are on-site to manage the VR event experience from start to finish, including setup, experience delivery, and takedown. Think of them as one-half VR technician and one-half brand ambassador. Not only can they execute your VR activation, they can blend in by wearing the same attire as your staff and be able to speak intelligently about your products and services.

Additional VR Game Resources

Still not sure? No worries. We've included some additional resources to help you think through your next virtual reality game rental. All of the options below will give you a better idea of what to expect when planning your perfect VR event experience. 

VR Sports Simulators - Check out this post for examples of our favorite VR sports simulators. We've included options for football, basketball, soccer, baseball, boxing, racing, and more!

Virtual Reality at Parties - Planning a party? Virtual reality is guaranteed to get your guests talking and kick the party off right.

Virtual Reality At Tradeshows - Wondering how to create the perfect booth at your next tradeshow? You want to check out this post.

Virtual Reality Rental - This is a great place to start for everything you need to know about renting virtual reality for any type of event.