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New outdoor escape game comes to West Yorkshire


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New outdoor escape game comes to West Yorkshire


"As West Yorkshires biggest city, it makes perfect sense to bring the game to Leeds. Its a great outdoor activity for teambuilding and exploring the city in a fun way. "
Mark French, Creative Events



A new interactive outdoor escape experience is coming to Leeds.

The Big Escape sees teams move around the city centre’s streets solving puzzles, cracking codes and completing challenges to take down Big Al’s casino in a classic heist.  

The GPS activated game can be played any time has already proved a success in Ireland with thousands enjoying the challenge following its launch there late last year.

The creators of the new gaming experience are established Dublin company, Creative Events. Director, Mark French said:

“As West Yorkshire’s biggest city, it makes perfect sense to bring the game to Leeds.

“It’s a great outdoor activity for teambuilding and exploring the city in a fun way. We believe it will not only appeal to people who live and work in Leeds but also to the huge number of visitors to the city.

“Starting at City Square, the interactive experience turns the city centre into a giant playground by bringing together the physical and digital worlds into a new easy to use group gaming activity.

“Thousands have already taken up the challenge to take down Big Al’s casino with reviewers praising the smooth technology and the fact it can be played at their own pace”

There are plans to roll out the game to more than 50 locations.

Tickets cost £14 per person and can be booked at www.thebigescape.com

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