Pittsburgh Escape Rooms at Breakout Games
Breakout Games - Pittsburgh offers an exciting experience quite unlike any other. Imagine being locked into a room with your best friends, trapped in a mysterious web of puzzles and riddles, with only 1 hour to escape and secure your freedom! The only thing that will help you escape is your mind. Are you up for the challenge? At Breakout Games in Pittsburgh, you’ll find a wide array of the highest quality, thought-provoking escape rooms around, where you and your friends/family will enjoy a thrilling hour of puzzle solving and clue hunting. The only question that remains, is whether you and your team will break out in time…
Escape Rooms in Pittsburgh
Current Adventures in Pittsburgh
This spine-chilling holiday adventure starts in the ruins of an old mansion – abandoned decades ago by a reclusive and eccentric family. Since then, rumors have spread about a presence looming over the old house. Work as a team to race the clock and uncover the mansion's secrets in this all-ages mystery adventure.
The kidnapping begins with you and your fellow captives waking up handcuffed and blindfolded in a strange room. With nothing but collective brainpower, hidden clues and 60 minutes on your side, you have to free yourselves before the kidnapper returns. A heart-pumping thriller from start to finish, you can expect a rush of non-stop fun.
While vacationing on a tropical island, you awake to the sounds of a dormant volcano rumbling to life. The only people still on the island, you and your team are left to your own devices and must work together to discover the keys to safety before the lava reaches shore. Bring your inner explorer out to play for this adrenaline-packed, all-ages adventure.
In this life-sized spy game, you will be sent on a trail of clues to discover the alias of a missing agent, and bring down the syndicate responsible for his disappearance. Follow unexpected twists and turns, break codes and channel your alter-ego secret agent to escape the room in an hour or less. If you're down with espionage, this is your game.
Do Not Disturb
A recent string of kidnappings has awakened old fears in the people of Breakout City. You've tracked the Kidnapper to a run-down motel on the outskirts of town. Unfortunately, he was expecting you, and now you're caught in his twisted web of games. This investigation-gone-wrong will send your mind spinning as you try to save his next victims... Or become one yourself.
As former art thieves, you and your friends are hired to find a rare collection of stolen artwork on the eve of a prestigious gallery opening. Breaking your way into the thief’s home, you must follow clues, find the stolen goods and escape before the clock runs out. This all-ages adventure will give even the most experienced escape artist a run for their money.
While on a flight, your plane is hijacked and you lose consciousness as the cabin depressurizes. Later you wake up and realize you're trapped, handcuffed to your friends, in the hijackers' headquarters. Can you lose your handcuffs, find out the details behind their hijacking and escape before time's up?
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Directions to Breakout Games - Pittsburgh (North Hills)
8 miles north of downtown Pittsburgh, Breakout North Hills is a quick 15 minute drive from the city center. Take I-279 North until Exit 4 for McKnight Rd/US-19 Truck North. Take a U-turn at Babcock Boulevard/Peebles Rd. Breakout will be on the right, following the U-turn.
Directions to Breakout Games - Pittsburgh (South Hills)
About 6 miles south of downtown, Breakout South Hills is also about a 15 minute drive from the city. Use I-279 South through downtown and take I-379 West to cross the Fort Pitt Bridge. Continue to Exit 69A for Banksville Rd/US-19 South. Take Banksville Rd south and then a left onto Wenzell Ave. Take a right onto Espy Ave, a left onto Edgehill Ave, and then a right onto West Liberty Ave. Breakout will be on the left.
Other Escape Rooms in Pittsburgh
Escape rooms abound in the greater Pittsburgh area, providing ample opportunity to play fun rooms with your family or friend groups. Since escape rooms are usually played just once, you’ll often be on the lookout for new rooms, especially after you play all the available games at Breakout! Here are some of the best escape rooms in Pittsburgh that we recommend: On the north side, check out Code Breakers, IQ Escape Pittsburgh (North Hills), West Hills Escape Room, Escape Room Pittsburgh Mills, and Enter the Imaginarium Pittsburgh. Near downtown, play The Great Escape Room, Escape the Room PA, Questburgh, Escape Room Pittsburgh, and Mystery Key Escape Room. East of town, try out either The Haunted Dollhouse Escape Room or Escape Room Pittsburgh (Homestead). On the south side, play Escape Room 51 or IQ Escape - Pittsburgh (Crafthouse).
Other Escape Games
Breakout Games is breaking ground on a wonderful new subscription based service called Dispatch. This take-home escape game series features a box that is mailed directly to your home each month with a delightful set of clues and mysteries that you can solve with your family and friends, right at home! The first edition, “On the Run” is already out and features 7 boxes in a harrowing worldwide adventure to save your framed friend from a murder conviction. If you love escape rooms, you’ll certainly love Dispatch too!
While you may want to leave your youngest children at home when you play an escape room, Dispatch Kids is an exciting new offering from Breakout Games that will peak their interest as well. The puzzle-based subscription service is similar to Dispatch in that you’ll be receiving a monthly box, but the puzzle inside is geared specifically for early learners (ages 3-5). Here, your young ones will be thrown into a kid-friendly adventure story where they’ll discover basic skills that will get them ready to succeed in kindergarten and years ahead. This fun and engaging story will teach your little ones hands-on problem solving skills, motor skills, and how to work together with their friends. Get your child ready for school with Dispatch Kids!
Escape Room Tips and Strategy
Few things can adequately prepare someone for the intensity and excitement of an escape room, but here are a few quick pointers: Work together as a team. There’s no need to showboat or make conflict with teammates. You’re all striving for the common goal of escaping in time. Also, keep an eye on the clock, as time passes very quickly. Lastly, take advantage of your clues. We try to offer assistance when needed, and inevitably, most groups get stuck on something or another. So instead of digging deep into your advanced Calculus knowledge, when you get stumped for 5-10 minutes on a single step, just ask for help. Chances are the solution was something pretty simple that you guys just happened to miss. Trust me, you’ll feel a lot better having broken out after using 2 clues than fretting over what went wrong when you refused to ask for help.
Restaurants and Recommendations for an Escape Room Night
Breakout North Hills
Located close to the Ross Park Mall, there are numerous restaurants, shopping, and other activities to include in a trip to Breakout Games. We often recommend eating out following your escape room so that your group can debrief from the experience, and the North Hills area has plenty of options for that, or continuing the fun with another activity nearby. Check out these restaurants: Eat’n Park, Taj Mahal, Sesame Inn, Mad Mex, CoreLife Eatery, Olive Garden, IHOP, Bob Evan’s, The Cheesecake Factory, and Chili’s Grill & Bar. If you want more of a bar atmosphere, try Rum Runners Saloon. If you want another fun activity in North Hills after your game, play some lazer tag at Laser Storm Pittsburgh.
Breakout South Hills
South Hills also has plenty of options for eating and fun after your escape room as well. Here are some of our favorite local restaurants: Tom’s Diner, The Dor-Stop Restaurant, Eat’n Park, Mexi Casa, My Thai, Vocelli Pizza, Katana Pittsburgh, Uncle Tony’s Pizza, Molly’s Pizza, Don Campiti’s Pizzeria, and Cain’s Saloon Pittsburgh. There are also several fun bars nearby for drinks, including Jamison’s, R Bar, and Breaker’s, where you can enjoy a fun game of pool. The nearby Hollywood Theater on Potomac Ave is a historical movie theater built in 1926, which shows films both new and old."
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