Video game players are surely no strangers to solving puzzles, but with “escape room” experiences like a new Zelda-themed room announced by Nintendo, video game players will get to tackle some of those infamous puzzles and challenges in real-life.
Nintendo has announced today that the company is working with live events producer SCRAP for a new “escape room” experience called “The Legend of Zelda: Defenders of the Triforce.” Based on the idea of other similar experiences such as the popular “Escape the Room” events series, the “Defenders of the Triforce” event from SCRAP and Nintendo for a similar live-action “real escape” event where players will experience “a fully-hosted, story-based escape event designed for puzzle fans and fans of the Zelda franchise.”
Specifically, a teaser video for the event highlighted that players of the “real escape” experience will enter a challenge room themed around The Legend of Zelda, and have to complete the room’s various puzzles before time runs out. Players will be assembled in teams of six, while staff from SCRAP will also be on hand to assist teams of 5 or less at the door.
The Legend of Zelda: Defenders of the Triforce event will be coming to San Francisco, Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Diego, Seattle, Houston, Chicago, and New York, with the event to start in San Francisco on January 31st, 2016.
Tickets range in price from $36 – 61, with special packages also available with collectibles including an exclusive poster and collectible coin. Early bird tickets to the event will begin going on sale starting today, November 16th, at reduced prices until December 31st, 2016. In the meantime, you can click here to head over to the event’s official website for more info on tickets and locations – a teaser video for the event and a video highlighting the Real Escape event series can also be found below: