Up for a challenge? Here’s where to embark on some movie-inspired missions and adventures

Forget board games—if you’re really up for a challenge, choose escape room experiences for a change. Below, we list five escape room providers in Singapore, offering everything from daunting, deadly missions to magical adventures. But remember to choose your experiences wisely, as you will be locked up with your teammate(s) with little to no help at all...
 

Captivate Escape Rooms
 

For some movie-inspired fun, head to Captivate Escape Rooms where its top puzzles and escape room experiences are based on blockbuster flicks. There’s the Murder on the Singapore Express, Mythical Beasts (yes, like the Harry Potter spin-off), as well as Alien vs Human; not to mention Hitman (Kingsman) and CSI. Review the full list of challenges here to see which one you like best; Captivate Escape Rooms is located at Dhoby Ghaut MRT and delivers the experiences in compliance with local social gathering guidelines.
 

Lost SG
 

If you’re the type to willingly trap yourself within a prison island or a haunted mausoleum, then Lost SG’s games are perfect for you. Boasting a tech-driven, 60mins escape room experience at its sizable 2,500 sqft space in Peace Centre, the game provider offers a total of five themed missions to get your adrenaline pumping. Highlights include Alcatraz, which gives patrons the chance to use their skills to solve the disappearance of three dangerous felons, as well as Exodus, which tasks visitors with the mission of escaping oppression.
 

Trapped Escape Room Singapore
 

Fans of chilling horror films will really appreciate the myriad of creepy challenges Trapped Escape Room Singapore has to offer. Besides a Purge-inspired gameplay, the game organiser also boasts A Quiet Place experience as well as a Saw Escape Game. That said, Trapped is clearly not for the faint-of-heart.

 

Virtual Escape Room Singapore by The Fun Empire
 

Homebodies can still have a good time, and that’s all thanks to The Fun Empire’s Virtual Escape Room experience. Simply head online to select from over 10 thrilling games; or ask for customised sessions guided by professional facilitators. The best part? The virtual affair allows for an unlimited number of guests to participate—no cap!
 

Xcape Singapore
 

Touted as the first and largest escape room provider in Singapore, Xcape spans over 8,000 sqft at its Bugis Village outlet, offering 10 game themes and 52 game chambers. Needless to say, guests will be spoilt for choice. So you’ll have to be decisive in your decision-making, and choose between options like the magical Azkaban or the frightening Busan Express.