Adrenaline junkies lay off technology in Escape Rooms

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Adrenaline junkies lay off technology in Escape Rooms

It’s the latest trend for thrill seekers: Escape Rooms are popping up across the U.S. and the world.

You have 45 minutes to solve a puzzle with other players, working together to get out of a room alive.

CCTV’s Patrice Howard shows us how this experience driven game is growing in popularity, as people put down their cell phones in search of an authentic experience.
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Adrenaline junkies lay off technology in Escape Rooms

Adrenaline junkies lay off technology in Escape Rooms

You have 45 minutes to solve a puzzle with other players, working together to get out of a room alive.

Escape rooms take video games to the next level – inserting real people into the action. They gained an audience first in Asia, but can now be found in major cities worldwide.

It’s why theme parks are now putting top dollar into building immersive lands instead of high tech rides. Some experts say escaping reality is in demand.

Escape games are also becoming an unconventional training tool with corporate companies taking employees out of the boardroom to bond.