Local streaming platform &Scene has released a series of immersive virtual games called ESC Games, ranging from fictional homicide investigations to surviving a virtual winter.
Hollywood Homicide is a noir thriller and an ideal game to start with to get familiar with the online experience.
The game puts players in the shoes of a young sleuth who investigates a cold murder case after receiving a tip-off from an aspiring actress. Players have to solve the online clues and a paper trail of incriminating evidence that could uncover one of Tinseltown’s best-kept secrets.
Hollywood Homicide has a difficulty rate of 4 out of 5 and is recommended for players 13 years and older. One ticket allows up to 4 devices to access the game with an additional charge for extra players. Each team requires one member to have a smartphone with a QR code reader.
Venue: Online, link sent in the confirmation email
Time: Various time slots
Cost: R650 for 1 hour and 4 devices | Additional players from R125