Good news to gamers and VR fans, VRinity ~ Virtual Centre of Excellence at Mall of Medini, Iskandar Puteri, was officially opened by Virtua Realm Sdn Bhd, a joint venture company between Iskandar Innovations Sdn Bhd ( a member of Iskandar Investment Berhad group of companies) and KT Corporation on 28 August 2019. The opening ceremony was graced by YB Jimmy Puah, Chairman of International Trade, Investment, Utilities Committee of Johor.
|Mr Kim Hoonbae and YB Jimmy Puah Wee Tse trying the VR Roller Coaster|
VRinity, with an investment close to USD 2 million is the latest attraction in Iskandar Puteri joining the likes of LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort, SANRIO Hello Kitty Town and Thomas Town, offering 5,000 square feet of a fully immersive gaming center equipped with the best virtual reality (VR) technologies from Korea including motion platforms, racing simulators and VR touch experiences.
From left: Encik Wan Ahmad Saifuddin Wan Ahmad Radzi, YB Dzulkefly Ahmad,
YB Jimmy Puah Wee Tse, Datuk Ir. Khairil Anwar Ahmad, Mr Kim Hoonbae, Mr Kim Youngwoo
"I am delighted to officiate the opening ceremony of VRinity today as the latest attraction in Iskandar Puteri. The opening of VRinity is a milestone to mark a successful foreign domestic investment (FDI) coming into Iskandar Malaysia. The state government welcomes more investment in the high impact, high value and high technology sectors such as this initiative in order for Johor to emerge as the new economic powerhouse in the region," said YB Jimmy Puah at the opening ceremony.
"The opening of VRinity is a testament of IIB's strong commitment in driving digital transformation in Iskandar Malaysia. Additionally, this collaboration with KT Corporation as the latest attraction in Iskandar Puteri is targeted to obtain 40,000 number of visitors in the first year and create value for the tourism industry for this region," said Wan Ahmad Saifuddin Wan Ahmad Radzi, Chairman of Virtua Realm Sdn Bhd.
"KT is managing VR experience zone VRIGHT, based on 5G convergence technology for virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR). VRinity will be the first global reference applying our best knowledge and experience for successful VR business. We will also further collaborate with IIB to pursue innovative and catalytic initiatives through developing new contents in the technology sector," said Mr Kim Hoonbae, Senior Vice President and Head Retail of New Media, KT Corporation.
The opening ceremony was also graced by the presence of YB Dzulkefly Ahmad, Ahli Dewan Chairman of Housing, Communication and Multimedia of Johor and also Undangan Negeri (ADUN) Kota Iskandar, YBhg Datuk Ir. Khairil Anwar Ahmad, President / Chief Executive Officer of Iskandar Investment Berhad and YBhg Datuk Ismail Ibrahim, Chief Executive of Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA).
Currently, VRinity offers 8 games as below:-
2 Signature Games ~ Suitable for visitors aged 12 years old and above
- Special Force VR: Ace
- Black Badge: Signal
6 Other Games
- World War Toons ~ Suitable for visitors aged 12 years old and above
- Tobot VR ~ Suitable for visitors aged 8 years old and above
- Dynamic Theater ~ Suitable for visitors aged 8 years old and above
- Taekwon V Reality ~ Suitable for visitors aged 8 years old and above
- VR Sports ~ Suitable for visitors aged 8 years old and above
- VR Room ~ Suitable for visitors aged 8 years old and above
In conjunction with the opening, VRinity is having a special opening promotional price as below:-
VRinity opens daily from 10am until 10pm.
Bookings can be made via www.vrinity.com
or contact number at +607-567 8901
Lot 627 - 629
Ground Floor, Mall of Medini
No. 4, Lebuh Medini Utara
Medini Iskandar Malaysia
79250 Iskandar Puteri
Johor Darul Takzim