From fantastical delves through the darkest dungeons to adrenaline-packed shootouts straight out of a Hollywood blockbuster, gaming can transport you to new realms of the imagination.
Singapore is home to a range of unforgettable gaming experiences for newbies and veterans alike, from homegrown tech brands to immersive virtual reality experiences.
Whether you’re a 360 no-scoping Call of Duty player, an Animal Crossing enthusiast or shopping for your very first gaming PC or console, you’re bound to find a spot to get your game on here in the Lion City.
Esports Experience Centre
Located at Kallang Wave Mall, this 12,000 square foot space is paradise for gamers of all stripes.
Step into the Free-To-Play venue to try your hand at a plethora of games from various genres—from racing to First Person Shooters—or lounge on the beanbags in the cosy corner while indulging in a bout of console gaming with the entire family.
If you’re an aspiring esports gamer, be sure to drop by the LAN Gaming Area to enjoy a bout of friendly competition—the space is decked out in top-notch PCs and premium peripherals that’re bound to enhance your gaming experience.
Esports Experience Centre at Kallang Wave Mall. 1 Stadium Place #02-09/10, Singapore 397628. +65 8823 7241. Mon-Fri & Sun 11am-10pm; Sat 11.30am-10pm.
Discover the brave new world of Virtual Reality (VR) gaming at Zero Latency. Singapore’s largest VR arena boasts sprawling spaces and state of the art equipment that’s bound to immerse you in this unforgettable experience.
Group up with your friends, strap on VR headsets and get geared up for an unforgettable experience. There’s a range of VR settings to choose from, including the post-apocalyptic cityscape of Undead Arena and the fantastical outer space realm of Engineerium.
Zero Latency at Suntec City. 3 Temasek Boulevard #03-346/347 (between Tower 2 and 3), Singapore 038983. +65 6931 0331. Mon-Thu noon-9pm; Fri noon-10pm; Sat 11am-10pm; Sun 11am-9pm.
Book your experience here.
If you’re looking for a no-frills gaming experiences without all the trimming of AR and VR technology, Khakabo is your go-to haven for PC gaming.
With an affordable hourly rate, this cosy space boasts comfy sofa seats, massive 32-inch screens and an extensive library of PC gaming titles, from classic zombie shoot-em-up Left 4 Dead 2 to competitive multiplayer games like League of Legends.
While you can certainly game at home with your own PC , Khakabo remains a popular stomping ground for enthusiasts looking to team up in a social setting. Don’t be shy to make new friends and team up for a round or two of DOTA.
Khakabo at Burlington Square. 175 Bencoolen Street #01-58, Singapore 189649. +65 8128 0922. Daily 24h.
Razer Flagship Store
Ask any gaming enthusiast what mouse, headphones or keyboard they use, and chances are you’ll hear the name Razer. Founded by Singaporean entrepreneur and avid gamer Tan Min Liang, the brand has grown into one of the most famous names in PC hardware.
Creators of the world’s first dedicated gaming mouse—the Razer Boomslang—this world-renowned brand is your go-to spot for top-notch hardware like the Blackwidow series of gaming keyboards and Kraken gaming headsets.
RazerStore Singapore at Razer SEA HQ. 1 one-north Crescent, Singapore 138538. +65 6505 2190. Mon-Fri 9am-8pm; Sat 9am-noon.
Tech enthusiasts who’re in the know often prefer to build their own gaming computer, rather than buying one off the shelves. Homegrown brand AFTERSHOCK PC epitomises this DIY mantra, with custom-built computers for every budget.
Whether you’re looking for a mammoth machine decked out with the latest graphics card and central processor or a more modest piece of hardware, the good folks at AFTERSHOCK are bound to deliver.
AFTERSHOCK PC Showroom | Experience Center. B Central, 994 Bendemeer Road, #05-07, Singapore 339943. +65 6293 0296. Mon-Fri 11.30am-8pm; Sat noon-6pm.
If you’re looking to game in the lap of comfort, look no further than Secretlab. First founded in 2014, this local brand prides itself on its stellar range of gaming chairs that have garnered positive reviews from international media outlets like PC Gamer and Tom’s Hardware.
All of the brand’s chairs are ergonomically designed with lumbar support, and customers will get to pick from a range of leather or fabric options for their gaming thrones.
Secretlab Global HQ and R&D Centre. 351 Braddell Road #05-02, Singapore 579713. +65 6341 5032. Daily 11am-8pm.
Book an appointment before visiting.
Formerly known as Funan IT Mall, this retail paradise has long been a stomping ground of gamers and tech enthusiasts alike.
This futuristic mall boasts a range of stores for gamers looking to stock up on accessories and hardware, from headphones at Bose and Audio-Technica to games consoles and laptops at GameMartz and GamePro Shop.
Funan. 107 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179105. +65 6970 1668. Daily 10am-10pm.