Players tap, swipe and tilt touch screen devices to play 30 person multiplayer video games in a dynamic theatrical environment. Each unique video game is entertaining to all levels of players, from casual to competitive, and lasts approximately 10 minutes.
The ESC Game Theater features a high definition projection system, with surround sound and theatrical lighting systems. There are over a dozen professionally developed video games on its roster suited for daily or league play. Every video game has clear instructions that teach players how to dodge, fly, tackle and shoot. A live MC creates an exciting environment as players are guided, celebrated and encouraged through each original title.
The patent-pending game platform and engine have been developed on Unity for easy development and deployment of new video game titles.
Each video game has been optimized to provide a thrilling, immersive experience through top-notch design and patent-pending technology.
Football meets fantasy in this no-holds-barred competition for field dominance. Strike swords, cast spells, shoot arrows and summon dragons - all in order to score that winning touchdown!
Be the first team of bees to fill the hive for nectar in this high-octane game. Work with your team of up to 15 players to pollinate, collect nectar and kamikaze the enemy in no-holds-barred competition.
Players control turrets that suck and blow free-floating particles in a weather-whipped world. This game features 2 teams of up to 15 players who compete for the highest score in a game where the odds change dramatically every time the wind blows.
Up to 4 teams smash and slingshot their way through the universe trying to collect the most neutrinos for their team in this free-flying sci-fi world.
Grab the wheel and start hauling cargo as an interstellar tucker in this part racing and part puzzle game. Travel through space dodging traffic and up to 30 players, as you weave, speed, and crash at light speed.
Adorable animals in fantastic hats? Enough said. Players place as many hats on assigned animals within a time limit as possible in this seek and find drama.
Two teams of up to 15 players roll across a grassy field passing and shooting two soccer balls into the goals in this soccer-like game. Players can score by shooting, smashing into opposing players, or simply rolling into the other team’s goal.
In a strange land robots gather to play an ancient and mysterious game called “basketball” for the pleasure of their human overlords. Will your team be victorious? Or will you wind up on the junk heap?
Keep the beat while avoiding rather vulgar (and messy) birds as you and your team of balloon float handlers navigate a perilous parade route. Team coordination and rhythm skills are necessary if you want to gain the Mayor’s favor and be crowned Top Performer in the Parade!
Beat the competition to a pulp as you smash into gnarly fruits to steal tattoos to decorate your wall with glorious combat trophies. Ever wonder what really happens when you close the fridge door? You’re about to find out and it ain’t pretty.
The ESC Games team is based in New York City. The office features a full-scale ESC Game Theater lab used by leading game developers to create video games for the unique platform.
ESC Games was incubated through a partnership of several world renowned companies:
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