Welcome to your weekly fix of UK and Irish escape room news covering everything that this site has discovered in the last
seven fourteen days!
Exit Games is always on the look-out for new rooms or venues that are opening, references in the media or anything else that might be of interest to the readers, so please do send an email if you spot anything of interest. That applies to owners too – feel free to send me your news for inclusion here. Don’t be shy!
On to the news
- South East England
- Another news article on the Panic Room this week with the announcement that they’re entering the Gravesham Business awards.
- West Midlands
- South West England
- East of England
- Doomsday Games are a new Colchester-based company. They’ve announced that their first game will be Pathogen.
- Yorkshire and the Humber
- Stuck in the Riddle opened their second game, Murder Mystery.
- North West England
- East Midlands
- Escapologic Leicester opens this week with Chronos, Operation Magnus and Reactorvate available now and more games hot on their heels.
- …and the local paper ran an article on the venue too.
- Cryptology are relocating within Nottingham. Yesterday was the last day in their old site but they’ll be back up and running at their new site next week. Cypherdyne will get a significant overhaul and be relaunched as Cypherdyne v1.5 while you The Crypt is retiring to be replaced by an entirely new game, Rameses.
- This company has actually been around since late last year but they’ve only just appeared on my radar: Deception Escape Rooms in Matlock already have two games open, Trapped and Jilted, and are close to opening their third.
- Blog posts
- The Logic Escapes Me
- The Live Escape (Huddersfield): Underground
- A Door in a Wall (London): Dead Drop
- Trapped In (Bury): CSI
- Trapped In (Bury): Interstellar
- Time Race (Bury): Vault 17
- Time Race (Bury): The Invitation
- The Vault Festival 2018 (London): The Lifeboat
- Escape Room Hull: Prison Break
- Game Over (Derby): Jack the Ripper
- Brit of an Escape Habit
- Escaping Rooms
- Escape Reviewers
- Escape the Review
- Inkwell Investigations: Murder History
- No Escape London: Escape the Dentist
- Cambridge Escape Rooms: Heaven and Hell
- Escape Rush: Submarine Bunker
- Let Me Out: Alice in Wonderland
- Let Me Out: Spaceship
- Escape Prod: Blacksad – Private Detective
- Escape Prod: The Daltons’ Escape
- Chamber Challenge: The Lab
- mostly harmless…: Lifeboat
- Escape Review
- Lock Us Up
- The Panic Room Gravesend: Enigma
- The Panic Room Gravesend: Dino Land
- The Panic Room Gravesend: Ten Fathoms Deep
- The Panic Room Gravesend: Loop
- The Panic Room Gravesend: The Gilman Hotel
- The Panic Room Gravesend: The Dollhouse
- The Panic Room Gravesend: The Panic Room
- The Panic Room Gravesend: North Pole Panic
- The Panic Room Gravesend: Defective Detective
- The Panic Room Gravesend: The Don
- The Logic Escapes Me
That’s all I’m aware of. If any of the above is incorrect or if you’re aware of other news, significant discounts or competitions, then let me know via email or in the comments below and I’ll include updates in the next edition.
Thanks for reading!