Lightning VR Amsterdam


Step into the virtual world

Are you looking for the most impressive and unique virtual reality experience in Amsterdam? Look no further!

Our Amsterdam location was the very first free-roam VR arcade in Europe! The place where an idea became (virtual) reality. Lightning VR Amsterdam offers the ultimate VR experience, with over 1200 reviews and an impressive 4.9/5-star rating. Our unique games are specifically developed for us in our own studio, and we use the latest technology to provide you with the most immersive experience.

Armed with a VR headset and a (VR) gun, you'll step into a 200m2 virtual world, and it's up to you and your team to successfully complete the mission together.


Promotion period: February 12th through February 25th. Book your VR experience within this period to take advantage of our irresistible discounts. Use the discount code KROKUS65WS when completing your booking.

Unique and Exclusive Games

Our games are specifically developed for us in our own studio, which means that at Lightning VR Amsterdam, you can expect an exclusive and unique VR experience. Our team of game developers has ensured that each game takes you on an immersive adventure in a different world.


Lightning VR: Close Combat

Competitive shooter

Unite in Battle, Celebrate in Victory. Step into the ultimate competitive shooter experience. Are you ready for the battle?

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Zombie shooter

After a failed experiment, an Eastern European village disappears from the radar. Your team is the last line of defense to keep the virus from spreading. Is your group able to work together and stop the zombie apocalypse?

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Overrun stage 2

Zombie shooter

Will you survive the zombie apocalypse? For the most favorite game, we have improved the entire gaming experience. This means new levels with additions that take the gameplay experience to the next level. Walking longer distances and traveling on the metro, with the zombies you're used to!

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Toon Strike

Kid friendly shooter (10+)

In the cartoony VR shooter Toonstrike you defend the beautiful town of Altesa against an invasion of evil creatures. Will you restore order? Play this immersive game together with your friends or family.

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Strike Team Delta: Defenders of Earth

Alien defense game

Become a brave marine, on a mission to save humanity from an alien invasion. Scour crash sites in search for crucial data needed to finally win this war.

The fate of the world lies in your hands!

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What can you expect at Lightning VR Amsterdam Noord

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YOTEL Amsterdam is our hotel partner which is situated a few doors down from us on Asterweg. The canal-side hotel features 202 cleverly designed rooms, tech-enabled facilities to complement your stay and relaxed public areas to relax, eat, drink and socialise. Its 202 rooms cover a range of categories for up to three people. All feature YOTEL’s signature ergonomic design to maximise space, including reclining SmartBed, which goes from couch to fully flat bed at the touch of a button. Other features include work desk, mood lighting, multiple USB ports, rain shower and smart TVs to cast your own content.

As the proud hotel partner of Lightning VR, gamers can enjoy special rates at the hotel and should not miss our neighbourhood bar, restaurant and terrace, Deck. With a menu that is inspired by street food from all corners of the world as well as delicious cocktails, local beers and an extensive wine list, Deck is a popular place for brunch, lunch or dinner, or just drinks.

Guests can meet, work, relax and recharge in the hotel's social spaces including DECK, its large co-working area and canal-side terrace. There is a 24/7 gym and bike hire available at the hotel.

Book your stay and start the beginning of your city trip to Amsterdam with YOTEL!


At Locatie NRD you're more than welcome to enjoy a cup of coffee, lovely lunch or a full dinner. The venue is right across the street, so the ideal place to grab a bite to eat before or after your visit to Lightning VR.


In the middle of the iconic NDSM-Wharf, in the 100-year-old Shipbuilding Shed, you will find IJver Amsterdam.

A restaurant where you can enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks.

34 taps, tap tables, countless types of beers, delicious food and the hottest parties. For the wine drinkers among us, do not worry, we have also selected delicious wines with care for you!


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Check-in with your team and select your player names (shown in-game).


Enjoy a drink at the bar before you dive into the VR experience.


You can watch other teams play and see if they can manage to beat your highscore.


We've also got a selection of VR mini-games that are absolutely worth a try.


Enjoy 200m² of free roam virtual reality at the VR Arcade.


A truly immersive experience. You aren't just playing a game. You're in it!

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Asterweg 19E1
1031 HL Amsterdam

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Monday 15.00 -22.00
Tuesday: 15.00 - 22.00
Wednesday: 12:00 - 22:00
Thursday: 12:00 - 22:00
Friday: 12:00 - 0:00
Saturday: 12:00 - 0:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 20:00

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