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VR gaming experience for novice

Today 15/06/18, VR you must try it yourself, I recommend and rate “The National Videogame Arcade... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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I wish I found this earlier!

This needs more advertising as I stumbled upon it rather than researching the venue and the first... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2018
Colin B
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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Experience 3 floors of fully interactive games, events and activities designed to inspire, educate and entertain you all day! There's loads to do: * Take command of Mission Control for the ultimate space battle in which you control every aspect of...more
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24-32 Carlton Street | Hockley, Nottingham NG1 1NN, England
+44 115 881 3092
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Today 15/06/18, VR you must try it yourself, I recommend and rate “The National Videogame Arcade” on this genre only, We tried Zombie, Star Wars, Room smash, Alien sword and shield bash up, Alien robot laser shoot, archery, all that in a 1 hour taster...More

Reviewed June 8, 2018

This needs more advertising as I stumbled upon it rather than researching the venue and the first time I went it was closed (very limited opening hours). I earmarked it for a visit the following day and the comparisons initially lend itself to the cambridge...More

Thank Colin B
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Nice few hours watching my husband getting excited about the old games and after a toasted sandwich lunch, enjoying playing the codex bash game together!

Thank Emma T
Reviewed June 1, 2018

Once found, it is an interesting place, but I feel it lacks a little thought and imagination, I know these retro games consoles and games can be expensive but a wider selection would be nice. It all feels a little thrown together, there is no...More

Thank BrumieLass
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic day out for a gaming loving teenager. Lots to see and lots to learn (if you take the time to read as well as play!!). Well laid out, accessible with a push chair as there’s a lift to each floor. Would be a brilliant...More

Thank gemmabullimore
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Took our two teenage daughters, and spent a long time playing lots of different games, from old favourites to some under development. It was surprisingly quiet, so we were always to find something to play. Obviously, it would be even better if there were more...More

Thank terribledad
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Took my friends' 14 year old (I'm 47) to educate him on gaming history, play some classic games and some new ones. Six hours flew by. We booked an hour in the vr suite which was brilliant. Just the two of us with a member...More

Thank Glen J
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

We recently used the NVA for our annual mid-year conference. We always try and look for somewhere a bit different and this definitely ticked the box! Booking was easy and Anne-Marie really listened to our requirements. The conference and AV facilities are fab and could...More

Thank Jblake1985
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

We went to the nva today to try and escape the sun, it was our first visit, our party included myself my husband and my 11 year old. It really wasn’t what we were expecting. I thought there would be a greater mix of current...More

Thank NottsKim
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

I came yesterday with my husband and our son for a surprise day out for them both as there big gamers, my husband is into the rotro consoles and games and my son is into the moden consoles. We all really enjoyed ourselves and are...More

Thank Kerry C
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May 18, 2017|
Response from Phil T | Reviewed this property |
it's great took my son 14 and he loved the retro vibe and also the VR game. enjoy
Rebecca S
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Response from JK2605 | Reviewed this property |
£9.50 per adult. It's all on their website
April 11, 2017|
Response from Iain S |
Hello there. The galleries are open from 10-6pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday - but everyday during school holidays. To plan your visit in advance, if you book using the site, it'll show you the days when the galleries... More