Vests at Sandbox VR have sensors that let users feel impact of being hit

Hong Kong-based Sandbox VR (above) is the latest in Singapore to offer gamers a chance to immerse themselves in a virtual world.
Hong Kong-based Sandbox VR (above) is the latest in Singapore to offer gamers a chance to immerse themselves in a virtual world.PHOTOS: SANDBOX VR

The vests at the newly opened Sandbox VR have sensors that let users feel the impact when they are hit

Stepping into a virtual world to blow off some steam has just gotten easier, as another player has entered the growing free-roam virtual-reality (VR) gaming scene here.

Hong Kong-based Sandbox VR, which officially opened two weeks ago, is the latest to offer gamers here the chance to immerse themselves in a virtual world, where they can shoot zombies in a haunted mansion or search for pirate treasure in the high seas.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 11, 2018, with the headline 'Suit up for a realistic feel'. Print Edition | Subscribe