Check out the top 100 VR games that every player wants!

The 100 VR Games That Every Gamer Will Want to Play

VR technology is still in its infancy compared to other forms of gaming but it’s been around for long enough now to have amassed a considerable number of titles. Whether you’re into RPG, shooters or puzzles, there’s an enviable choice across more or less every headset.

Whether you’re just starting out on your VR journey or you’re looking to expand the titles you own, it’s not always easy to know which one to try next. But never fear, we’re at hand with a selection of the top 100 VR titles that we think you should try.

Just before you get started, we just thought we’d mentioned that these are games, not experiences – if you’re looking for the latter, there are many other beautiful titles which provide immersive landscapes without a gaming element.

So, without further ado, bring on the games!

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Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot VR

Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Windows VR, Index, PSVR

Developer: Bethesda

The latest in the series of Wolfenstein games, players will recognize the three huge mech available: the Panzerhund, Zitadelle and the stealth drone. Like previously, you’ll be battling the Nazis in an alternate reality where Germany won, but this time you’re a member of the French Resistance. From repairing machinery to piloting the terrifying mech, your mission is varied and challenging. With three levels of difficulty to challenge you, the good news is if you die you can simply respawn.

As one of the most recent games to hit the market, it’s not a surprise that the visuals are amongst the best. The only drawback is that it’s a relatively short game – and with the ability to fire super guns and smash apart Nazi labs, we’d have loved a little longer.

Everybody’s Golf VR

Platforms: PSVR

Developer: Sony

If you’re not a golf fan, you might want to skip past this one but if you enjoy the game this VR title is a treat. Released in May 2019, you’ll feel as if you’re actually standing on the fairway as you swing your club – or rather your Motion Controller! There’s three magnificent courses to play on and with a charismatic caddy to accompany you, but be prepared for the last course – it’s dinosaur-themed. You might never have played with pterodactyls flapping noisily overhead but it’s an experience to remember!

If you feel a bit rusty you can head down to the driving range or putting green for a bit of practice before you tee off for a round of 18.

It’s a single player mode only but with a global leaderboard you can compare your own performance to others worldwide.

No Man’s Sky VR

Platforms: Index, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive

Developer: Hello Games

Although No Man’s Sky came out a while ago, it’s only just been released in VR with the full, updated game available on the platform. A space odyssey with what the developers described as more than “18 quintillion”procedurally-generated far-flung planets to explore, you’re going to be playing this game a while. There are four modes to choose from – including the sinister-sounding Permadeath – allowing the choice between more peaceful, craft modes and out-and-out killer experiences. Following missions to survive initially before extending to new territory to explore the universe, it’s up to you whether you want to trade goods, discover new worlds or indulge in something a little darker.

An immersive experience, what’s really exciting about No Man’s Sky VR is that you can choose how you want to play and the game will respond accordingly. Truly a VR game of the next generation.

The Exorcist: Legion VR

Platform: PSVR, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

Developer: Wolf & Wood Interactive

If you’re hoping for a game that’s just full of jump scares, you’ll be disappointed. Although there’s true terror and moments where you’ll be frightened out of your skin, Exorcist offers so much more. A slow-burner of psychological torture, the sense of mounting dread and fear will remain with you long after you’ve switched the game off.

Just like the movie it was inspired by, this game aims to unsettle and disturb at the deepest level. VR is used to its fullest to deliver a game that will leave even the most hardened horror fans with their heart pounding.

Fallout 4 VR

Platform: HTC Vive

Developer: Bethesda Game Studios

Another classic from Bethesda Game Studios, Fallout 4 is a 2015 game which has been reimagined for VR. Faced with an enormous wasteland you’ll need to choose your weapons carefully as you set out on your mission, attempting to avoid getting killed in the process. The post-apocalyptic landscape is hostile with enemies waiting at every turn, from robots and synths to Deathclaws.

If you feel like taking a break from the constant attacks, you can choose to take a step back for a while and focus on creating your own space. With your pet pooch that you acquired at the start, the slower pace just for a short while is very welcome!

Fantastic Contraption

Platform: HTC Vive, PSVR, Windows VR, Oculus Rift

Developer: Northway games, Radial Games

Move the pink ball over to the pink goal – how hard can that be? The concept may sound simple but it’s the way in which you achieve your target that really makes the difference. You’ll be equipped with a range of tools which will enable you to construct a vehicle with wheels – and this is what can carry your ball…if you can get it right.

Think of Frankenstein in mechanical form and you’ll get the idea. Challenges become increasingly more demanding and based on physics, you’ll have to really get your thinking cap on if you want to succeed. Hours of gameplay which will leave you mentally exhausted, this is quietly quite brilliant.


Platform: PSVR

Developer: Impulse Gear

Delivering a superior FPS in the VR world is never an easy task but Impulse Gear have really stepped up the game with this title. After crash-landing on an alien planet, your goal is to escape and find a way back home but that’s not going to be as easy as you hoped.

The main hurdle you’ll face is the hordes of aliens who want to block your way and attack. And oh, did we mention this is a spider alien race? Yes, a planet full of weird intergalactic spiders who want to kill you. Marvellous.

The Aim controller will play an important part in your experience but you’ll be blasting your way through as you try to survive. The campaign isn’t particularly complex, but if you ever wanted the chance to shoot at alien spiders, your wish has been granted.

Fated: The Silent Oath Episode 1

Platform: HTC Vive, PSVR, Oculus Rift

Developer: Firma Studio

If Game of Thrones were to have a VR game, it would look just like this. It’s a game that’s been around a while now and with no sign of Episode 2, there’s a good chance this is all you’ll ever going to get – so enjoy it.

For sheer adventure in a world which is beautifully crafted and vibrant, it’s hard to think of any better. Look around and enjoy the magnificent landscapes replicated in the VR world in impressive detail. There are many elements which help to elevate this game, but the interaction and engagement from NPCs are certainly part of it. Among all the beauty there are moments of tenderness and even poignancy, and you’ll feel every emotion as if were happening in the real world – that’s how good this is.

Firewall Zero Hour

Platform: PSVR

Developer: First Contact Entertainment

It took two years from the launch of the PSVR for this game to launch – and it’s one that shooter fans had been desperately waiting for. Using the Aim controller to the max, Firewall has some of the most authentic and realistic combat scenes out of any game you’ll play.

You won’t be embroiled in enormous battles that go on for days; instead the focus is sharply on 4 x4 battles, with players working in teams to clear their map of enemy pockets. Full of suspense and tension as you hunt down the enemy with stealth, you’ll finish up in a rapid gunfire exchange hoping that you’ll be the one to walk away…

Sprint Vector

Platform: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PSVR

Developer: Survios

Running around on foot may not sound particularly appealing, even in VR, but make no mistake Sprint Vector is a game you won’t want to miss. In many ways it’s like the Mario Kart for VR, bringing together a number of different events which includes climbing, running and flying, to name just a few. With enormous obstacle courses and clever mechanics, you’ll almost feel as if you have superhuman powers as you challenge the competitive community.

Star Trek: Bridge Crew

Platform: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Windows VR, PSVR

Developer: Ubisoft

Any Star Trek fan will have dreamed about stepping onto the bridge and sitting in the captain’s chair and this game provides the opportunity to take control of the Enterprise. Some franchise links offer weak gameplay but with Star Trek, the VR works well and you’ll find lots of content to play through. The VR really takes this title into another dimension and enhances the experience far beyond what would have been possible with non-VR play.


Platform: PSVR

Developer: Tarsier Studios

Trapped in the lab of Dr Ingen, in order to escape you’ll have to solve a series of puzzles but there’s just one problem – your hands are trapped! Using your intuition, solve the puzzles the nasty doctor has set you but take a moment to look around and you might just find some subtle clues to help! With great detail and depth, and visually strong surroundings, this is a game that’s intriguing and quite honestly just not long enough!

Sublevel Zero Redux

Platform: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

Developer: Sigtrap

If you’ve never tried the six degrees of freedom shooter niche (6DOF), give it a whirl in VR. Sublevel Zero is the perfect example of this type of game, offering a crazy array of mazes to navigate and firefights so immersive you’ll be checking your skin for bullet wounds. This title has an enormous amount of content and during the campaign you’ll be able to upgrade your weapons and ship almost constantly. This provides the opportunity to continuously come back as more resilient and stronger, and with a better chance of surviving what awaits.

Whether you’re an experienced player of 6DOF or new to the style, it will impress you when coupled with VR.


Platform: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

Developer: Unknown Worlds Entertainment

When your house is destroyed and you find yourself stuck in the middle of the ocean, there’s nothing more to do than go deep-diving, right? VR is the perfect partner for diving games, giving the underwater world a richness of detail never seen before.

You’ll certainly find times of serenity under the waves when you can appreciate the submerged beauty and surrounding marine life. However, it’s not just another marine safari as things can get a little hairy too. Alternately terrifying and tranquil, this game will keep you on your toes while delivering a powerful reminder of just what VR is capable of.

Superhot VR

Platform: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Windows VR, PSVR

Developer: Superhot

This game has been compared to the Matrix by more than one reviewer and it’s not hard to see why. With a futuristic setting and under attack from slightly odd red beings, there’s more than a hint of sci-fi about the plot. But there’s more.

The red beings which are attacking you are equipping with superhuman speed and if you try to beat them on their terms, you’ll lose. One hit from them and you’ll be dead so it’s highly advisable to try another strategy. The good news is that you have something rather wonderful hidden up your sleeve. When you stop moving, so does everything else. This gives you the chance to look around, Neo-style, at everything frozen in action and formulate a plan of attack.

Scoring highly on many review lists, Superhot is a clever twist on a combat action game.

The Talos Principle VR

Platform: HTC Vive, Windows VR, Oculus Rift

Developer: Croteam

Croteam is most associated with Serious Sam ports and games but the developer moved over into VR recently, bringing with it the option to experience delightful detail and exquisite landscapes. This puzzler is one that’s a bit different from all the others, taking an environmental approach to challenge the player. Even if you’ve completed this before, going through it again in VR is highly recommended because of the sheer richness of the world around you and the details you simply wouldn’t have been able to appreciate before.


Platform: PSVR, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

Developer: Secret Sorcery

If you crave adoration, this is the game for you as you’ll assume the role of a god and if all goes well you’ll have the unadulterated worship of those who live under your rule. Your job is to make sure people build their towns as you instruct and help to keep them happy. Of course, it’s not that easy as pesky enemies come along and attack at night – making your inhabitants feel down and depressed. If things get too bad they’ll hurl themselves off a cliff, so you’ll need to be on top of your divine game to interject. Lots of content, quirky themes and fun play are order of the day here.


Platform: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PSVR, Oculus Go

Developer: Drools

It’s the title that everyone’s talking about in the new genre which is being dubbed rhythm violence. With streams of cascading lights that flicker, whirl and change color, and accompanied by pounding music and beats which call to your soul, the whole experience is dazzling. You’ll be hurtling along the track at breakneck speeds, trying to keep your mini-character alive as the suspense builds. Alongside the normal levels, there’s some giant boss battles too but to survive you’ll need to think fast. It’s a game filled with terror but not as you know it…underestimate the adrenaline-pumping nature and you’ll be in for a shock. Don’t say you weren’t warned.

Tiny Trax

Platform: PSVR

Developer: Futurlab

A Scalextric game may seem ridiculously simple for VR but give it a chance and you’ll soon appreciate exactly what it’s capable of. A teeny-tiny racer with arcade features and all of the fun that you’ll have enjoyed playing this in the past, it’s far more than just your basic car game. The more you put into it, the more you’ll get out of it as the gameplay is sophisticated and refined. If you want to relive the Scalextric experience, there’s a multiplayer mode too where you can get all your friends involved. Even if you’re not normally a fan of racers, the different slant this offers means that it’s worth taking a look.

To The Top

Platform: PSVR, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Windows VR

Developer: Electric Hat Games

Cast off your chains and discover what it’s like to move with real freedom as you maneuver your way around this giant obstacle course. Movement within a VR headset can cause nausea for many people but the clever tricks employed here make it possible to experience a fluid and rapid locomotor system that enables you to glide, jump and climb without restrictions. Using the motion controllers you’ll be whirling through the jungle gyms on screen in what’s one of the most liberating VR titles around.

Windlands 2

Platform: Windows VR, HTC Vive, PSVR, Oculus Rift

Developer: Psytec Games

If you’ve ever wondered what life was like for Spiderman, this is your chance to find out as your hurtle through the air in a manner very close to the webslinger. Equipped with two grappling hooks, you’ll be swinging from one building to the next as you set out on a journey to obliterate the titans and save the globe from an ancient but sinister danger.

The movement is undoubtedly the strongest part of this game and once you master the ability to soar across the sky, the sense of freedom is nothing short of incredible.

Wipeout: the Omega Collection

Platform: PSVR

Developer: Sony XDev

If you’ve been a mad keen fan of Wipeout games in the past, you’ll approve of this collection available to play in VR. Sci-fi races and fantasy settings never looked so good – or were so much fun! You’ll have a choice of various comfort options to alter the intensity but the amount of content included is staggering. A fast-paced racer with a difference, there’s no other game that offers you such a thrilling experience with hairpin cornering and breakneck speeds that will really get your pulse racing.

Floor Plan

Platform: HTC Vive, Windows VR, Oculus Rift, PSVR, Oculus Go, Google Daydream, Gear VR

Developer: Turbo Button

One of the newest VR developers, this is a game that’s eccentric and fun, but appealing to all. You’ll find an unforgettable collection of characters waiting to interact with you, adding and enriching the gameplay. You’ll be reminded of retro adventure gaming but with some bizarre puzzles thrown in, just for good measure. What’s included in your journey will make you laugh as much as think, and sometimes both at once! Incredibly random but captivating too, the only downside is that this game is too short!


Platform: Windows VR, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

Developer: Charm Games

A puzzle game but like none which have gone before, Form offers players one of the most immersive experiences in VR. After a scientific experiment leads to you embarking on a journey of enlightenment you’ll have the opportunity to face puzzles, mysteries and challenges which do far more than just stimulate the mind. You’ll be interacting with VR on an intimate level and caught in a game where anything could happen. Prepare for Form to take you by surprise as the adventure unfolds, leading to its ultimate conclusion.

It’s quite a short game but has a truly unique experience to offer and even for those who don’t normally dip their toe into puzzlers, this one is worth the effort.

From Other Suns

Platform: Oculus Rift

Developer: Gunfire Games

A co-op shooter that you can play with up to three friends, you’ll be embarking on an intergalactic journey through space. Facing many hazards and perils, you’ll have to manage your own ship to survive making sure you keep enough resources for your quest into deep space. Along the way, you’ll board other spaceships, facing up to armies of robots and aliens to battle to victory. From corridor shootouts to an endless range of weapons, From Other Suns answers the call for a more extensive VR game.

The Gallery Episodes 1 & II

Platform: Windows VR, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

Developer: Cloudhead Games

Putting these two together is an ingenious idea as it ally demonstrates the full capacity of VR in different directions. The original shows the roots of VR and its potential while the second soars onward to impress with the full range of possibilities.

Episode 1 has an appealing simplicity and isn’t unlike Dark Crystal with a fantasy setting that isn’t too complex. Still atmospheric and full of character, players found Episode 1 an absorbing and entertaining play.

Enter Episode 2 and everything has changed. Full of intricate puzzles and meticulous details, the storyline has exploded as you travel around the world in search for your missing sister. You’ll visit many other realms in the world along the way and discover more about this world than you ever thought possible.

A balanced pairing of games that will leave you hungry for more, delivering a world that feels authentic and will stay with you long after you’ve left.


Platform: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

Developer: Free Lives

If you want a game that’s serious and responsible with no unnecessary violence….Gorn isn’t it. With over the top injuries, bloodshed and killings aplenty, it’s a celebration of violence that’s as graphic as you can get. You’ll take the role of a gladiator and to survive in one piece you’ll need to be prepared to rip apart anyone that gets in your path, in all manner of creative ways.

The fact that it’s so excessive, with some slapstick scenes of violence makes it entertaining despite the gore. You’ll be laughing as you cheerfully rip your opponents eyes out or bash their head in with a brick. Hey, we never said it was highbrow – but it is a lot of fun!


Platform: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Windows VR

Developer: Drifter Entertainment

Part shooter, part RPG, part co-op…this is a game that draws several different elements together in one neatly bundled package. Battle with terrible aliens while appreciating their inventive styling, and admiring the beauty of the world in which you’re inhabiting – it’s a crazy mix.

We liked the number of side missions available here, plus the customization available. With support for flat screen you can play with a wider range of people, making this a title that’s difficult to pick fault with.

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

Platform: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

Developer: Ninja Theory

This title wasn’t specifically designed for VR but when it arrived, boy, were we pleased. It charts a Celt warrior’s descent and her grapple with grief and madness and she tracks down her lover into the bowels of Viking Hell where she must emerge victorious if she wants to save his soul.

Poignant and moving in parts, as well as offering a gut wrenching honesty, it’s not just about raw emotion as some of the battles you’ll engage in are nothing short of stupendous. We’re just very happy that this epic story-game made its way to VR.

Hot Dogs, Horseshoes and Hand Grenades

Platform: HTC Vive

Developer: Rust

There’s nothing even remotely sophisticated or complex about this games, but if you like to shoot guns this is for you. With no complicated story lines to engage with or distractions from the main event, just set yourself up in the sandbox and enjoy blowing everything you see to smithereens time and again.

Simple yet very effective and dare we say, lots of fun!

How We Soar

Platform: PSVR

Developer: Penny Black Studios

This is an absolute gem of a game that flew under the radar because in truth, the pace won’t suit everyone. However, if you love to immerse yourself in a game where the narrative is strong and the story unfolds at its own pace, this is a beautiful example of the very best.

You’ll be soaring in the air quite literally as you glide on the back of a mythical phoenix who is following a writer through their struggles in life. The visuals are glorious and create a world that you just won’t want to leave when it’s over.

I Expect You to Die

Platform: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PSVR

Developer: Schell Games

Being a secret agent always has its trials and tribulations and this time it’s no different. You’ll need to use your sharp mind to unpick the puzzles laid for you but wait! This is no ordinary puzzler and you’ll need to be fast and accurate to avoid terrible consequences. Get it wrong, miss a hazard or just complete it too slowly and you’ll meet your end in a variety of comical ways.

This game uses the best tech available in VR to combine genres for a creative, fast-paced and fun experience for all.

In Death

Platform: Oculus Rift, Windows VR, HTC Vive

Developer: Solfar Studios

Head back to medieval times for a combat game where you’ll be taking on more than human opponents. Ghouls and demented beings are just part of your woes as you battle for survival against hordes of enemies who are intent on doing you harm. You’ll have a bow and arrow so you’ll need to pick them off one-by-one but be quick on the draw and you’ll despatch them before the next attacks.

The whole experience is atmospheric and beguiling, and you’ll really feel as if you’ve stepped back in time. Even better, the game is still in Early Access so it’s only likely to expand or improve on a format which is already outstanding.

Island 359

Platform: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

Developer: Cloudgate Studio

Dinosaurs roam the world in this game and if you’ve ever wanted to have the chance to shoot a T-rex in the head, now’s the time to do it. It may not exactly be Jurassic Park but it’s a game that will certainly delight dinosaur fans in a battle for survival that’s hugely entertaining.

There’s lots of experimental elements to Island 359 which brings the VR effects to the max. You’ll even find full-body tracking using the peripherals available on the Vive Tracker – and there’s very few games that can boast that.

Job Simulator

Platform: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PSVR, Windows VR

Developer: Owlchemy Labs

It’s fair to say that this isn’t the most enthralling title because it’s not as if you don’t already spend enough hours at work – you now want to simulate it in your leisure time?! For most people that would be a resounding no. But look closer and you’ll discover that it’s not what you might think and actually, you could just get the chance to work off some serious stress issues.

With Job Simulator you can be as destructive as you want, and that’s really the aim of the game. If you’ve always longed to smash up and overturn your desk – this is your moment to do your worst. There are lots of other scenarios where you can cause absolute mayhem; it’s not rocket science but it is a great stress-reliever!

Karnage Chronicles

Platform: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Windows VR

Developer: Nordic Trolls

Another title that’s still in Early Access, Karnage Chronicles has emerged to become an atmospheric dungeon crawler. Similar to The Mage’s Tale in a number of ways, the environment you’ll be playing in is just breathtaking. With both ranged combat and melee, there’s an excellent mix available which is supported by creative character design. Choose your preferred combat method and dive right in – with a game that’s this good already, the full launch should be spectacular.

Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes

Platform: Gear VR, HTC Vive, PSVR, Oculus Rift, Google Daydream, Oculus Go

Developer: Steel Crate Games

The idea of sitting around trying to defuse a bomb may not sound that thrilling, but bring in the party element and it’s a surefire winner! Designed to be played by groups of people, one person is responsible for defusing the bomb but they can’t see the instructions. The other players can see the instructions but not the bomb… Working together they’ll need to figure out what to do before time runs out and everyone gets blown to bits (virtually of course…)

Killing Floor: Incursion

Platform: PSVR, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Windows VR

Developer: Tripwire Interactive

An FPS which is graphic, violent and fast, you’ll need to be quick if you want to avoid meeting your maker following a zombie attack. Sharing more than a passing similarity to Resident evil, it’s a game that will leave your heart pounding as you try to push the enemy back by shooting everything that you can see. With various wave-based modes and the option to play with a friend, it’s a polished shooter that fans of the genre will enjoy getting to grips with.

Knockout League

Platform: Oculus Rift, Windows VR, PSVR

Developer: Grab Games

Sports simulators have their place but if you’re not a hardcore fan, they can sometimes lack a bit of appeal. Enter Knockout League, the boxing game with a difference that aims to grab your attention – even if you’re not normally a boxing enthusiast.

Although the moves are solid and there’s excellent mechanics, this title goes beyond what you’d expect. The developers seem to understand that simulators shouldn’t just appeal to fans of the sport so offer extra features to keep everyone entertained. You’ll need to play it to discover what lies in store but all we’ll say is watch out for the octopus stepping into the boxing ring…

LA Noire: the VR Case Files

Platform: HTC Live, Oculus Rift

Developer: Rockstar Games

One of the most classic and popular detective games around, LA Noire has made its way over to VR with the elegance and poise you’d expect. It’s not a complete offering but instead the developers have picked episodes that they think will translate to VR well. And it does – the end result is impressive, with realistic face-scanning technology providing good-quality imagery.

You’ll enjoy the usual round of interrogation, interviews, high-speed car chases, fist-fights and shoot-outs in a title that works beautifully with VR technology.

The Lab

Platform: Oculus Rift, Windows VR, HTC Vive

Developer: Valve

Developers Valve haven’t yet delivered a full VR game but this selection of mini-games pulled together in a delightful package will certainly whet the appetite. Polished play and sophisticated visuals combine with a creativity which is up there with the best. The Lab is the perfect showcase for the possibilities of VR, offering players the chance to fix robots, shoot enemies with a bow and arrow or nurture robo-dogs as a virtual pet.

Although this really is only a taster of what’s available, it’s hard to beat the immersive qualities of what Valve offer up here.

Land’s End

Platform: Gear VR, Oculus Go

Developer: Ustwo Games

Land’s End is one of the very first true VR games but it remains right up there with the best. Visually exceptional, your role is to explore what’s left of an ancient civilization. The structures and environment in Land’s End have been well-planned to leave you feeling awe-struck, such as when you’re marveling at a towering cliff edge in one scene and then not long after, standing atop and gazing as the panorama all around.

The artwork included in this game defies words, and whether you want to play the whole game, just visiting the landscape is an experience in itself. This is what VR was created to deliver. Stunning.

Loco Dojo

Platform: Windows VR, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive

Developer: Make Real

Who doesn’t love a Mario Party-style game, right? This collection of mini-games will remind you heavily of that as players compete against each other in increasingly madcap ways. Both you and your friends will be in stitches as you play, and the voice over from Brian Blessed just increases the hilarity further.

You can play it on your own but if possible, enjoy it with friends because as a party play it’s utterly hilarious.

Lone Echo/Echo VR

Platform: Oculus Rift

Developer: Ready at Dawn Studios

Take to space in a VR experience which will make you feel as if you’re actually in zero-gravity. The controls provide a sense of weightlessness, backing up the storyline to become a fully immersive play. You have the choice of either single or multi-player and either works well. The story is creative and draws you in, with a couple of twists which you won’t see coming.

Unlike some games, this won’t exacerbate nausea for anyone who suffers because of the innovative design. Therefore you can bounce and float around to your heart’s delight without having to worry about your stomach!

The Mage’s Tale

Platform: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

Developer: inXile Entertainment

A dungeon crawler that is infused with magic, The Mage’s Tale gives you the power to create your own spells and fight your enemies with your personalized enchantments. The setting is pure fantasy and with a library full of magical spells, you can practically feel the air crackling around you. With complex character design and interactive play, you’ll be irresistibly drawn into the game as you develop your knowledge.

The boss battles in this game are simply epic, and add to the tough battles you’ll face with a range of horrible creatures with evil in their heart. Conjure up your best and walk away as the winner – if you can!

Megaton Rainfall

Platform: Oculus Rift, PSVR, HTC Vive

Developer: Pentadimensional Games

In one of the most thoughtful and well-conceived games out there, you’ll play a supervening whose job it is to battle the evil aliens that have arrived. However, just for once they’re not out to get you personally but instead are hell-bent on destroying the planet. Your job is to protect the environment as well as minimizing damaging to people in urban areas too, a tricky task that will stretch you in multiple ways.

The visuals are stunning, with a combination of Google Earth and Superman fused together in one glorious bundle. Creative and inventive, this is one of the most unique titles out there.


Platform: Oculus Rift, Gear VR

Developer: Mojang

The global hit that is Minecraft now comes to VR when the blocky wonder world will seem more realistic than ever before. All the classic elements remain unchanged, but everything has more depth as you enter an immersive experience to play Minecraft like you never have before.

One nice touch is that for those who find VR simulation sickness too much to handle, it’s possible to continue to play the game on a virtual screen but surrounded by a 3D setting. Thoughtful and fascinating, we like this idea!

Monster of the Deep: Final Fantasy XV

Platform: PSVR

Developer: Square Enix

Before you get too excited, it’s worth pointing out this isn’t a true Final Fantasy game. Well, it is in the sense that it’s made by Square Enix and features the characters you know and love, but it’s a spin-off rather than part of the main series. What’s the subject? Fishing – which may seem a little strange to some. But even if you’re not enthralled by typical fishing simulation games, if you enjoy Final Fantasy this could still be a winner for you.

Below the water you’ll find terrifying monster fish that definitely don’t have any place in a regular fishing sim. And with plenty of the regular characters popping up during play, you’ll feel as if you’re one of the Final Fantasy gang at last.


Platform: Google Daydream, Oculus Rift, Windows VR, HTC Vive, PSVR

Developer: Polyarc

This game is so adorable we refuse to believe there’s anyone in the world who doesn’t like it. You’ll make friends with the diminutive main character, a mouse called Quill, who you’ll be accompanying on the adventure through to the end of the game. Solving puzzles and even engaging in rodent sword-fighting, is there anything that this clever little creature can’t do?

It’s not just the narrative that’s so appealing, it’s the character of Quill. By the end you’ll have really bonded and you’ll feel more than a little bit sad to be saying goodbye.


Platform: Google Daydream

Developer: Resolution Games

Yo ho ho, it’s a pirate’s life! Or at least it is if you play Narrows, the VR title which takes you out onto the seven seas. As you might expect from a pirate adventure, there’s plenty of ship action in the form of combat and sword-slinging. You’ll really feel part of life on the ocean waves with your crew, with a VR game that’s simply good fun.

Narrows may not be serious but it’s one of the few games which really stands out as special of the Google Daydream, along with Eclipse, the notable other choice.


Platform: HTC Vive, PSVR, Oculus Rift

Developer: Cyan

If the name Cyan sounds familiar that’s because it was responsible for Myst, the huge narrative-driven hit from many years ago. Now it’s back and exploring VR with the same ridiculously high attention to detail that marks out any of their games.

With Obduction you’ll be exploring the enormous world and solving puzzles as you go, bringing in the motion controllers to make the full use of the available VR. It’s a visually spectacular game and if you enjoyed the likes of Myst and Riven in the past, this is the VR equivalent for the modern era.


Platform: Oculus Rift, HTC Vive

Developer: Downpour Interactive

Created from a vision of just one man, and still in Early Access, Onward is a military combat game that aims to stretch the status quo. If you enjoy this genre, Onward is a title that we think you need to see, because unlike so many others, it doesn’t borrow elements or replicate games that have gone before.

Onwards has its own very distinct identity with the most realistic shooting mechanisms you’ll find in any game. Not sufficient to simply be a good shot, you’ll need to be able to work with your team and plan strategically if you want to have any chance of survival.

As the game is still in development, there could be much more to come from this and we can’t wait.


Platform: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

Developer: davevillz

You’ve probably played FPS titles before but Pavlov really ups the ante. This title extends the simple gunfire to requiring you to do everything for your weapon that a real fighter would have to do. This means while you’re trying to avoid hostile fire, you’ll need to load your magazine, or pull the slide on your handgun in preparation to discharge your weapon. It’s not just the mere fact you have to do these actions, it’s the reality of the movements and how it feels in your hands that creates the realism associated with the title.

On the battlefield you’ll need to be smart to stay alive and that means thinking about strategy. If you go plunging in you’ll end up with a bullet in your head so be patient and tactical and you could win the day.

As an extra bonus, Pavlov is compatible with Steam Workshop so you’ll be able to find custom maps that other players have created.

Payday 2

Platform: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

Developer: Overkill

If you are happy using a weapon in VR and don’t mind killing your way past anyone who opposing your plans, Payday 2 might be your kind of thing. You can hook up with three of your friends who are either in or out of the VR world to plan a series of bank heists so you can become seriously rich.

But these are no gentle robberies and your gang will have to do what it takes to blast your way to success, collecting the goodies and dispensing with any interfering do-gooders that try and stop you.

The Persistence

Platform: PSVR

Developer: Firesprite

A space horror, The Persistence will see you trying to stealthily survive aboard a spaceship which is filled with terrifying enemies with murder on their mind. If you’re a fan of Dead Space, this title will probably be enjoyable for you too, as there are similarities between both.

Give yourself around 10 hours to complete the whole game, but don’t bin it after that as there are lots more elements you can go back and discover. There’s character engagement aplenty but it’s the audio which really makes this title stand out as one that’s really immersive.


Platform: PSVR

Developer: Llamasoft

One of the more simpler games and reminiscent of arcade titles of the past, Polybius will challenge your senses and reactions – and if you’re not careful, your stomach too! Your mission will be to guide your tiny ship through the course, smashing obstacles that get in your way and aiming to maneuver through the narrow gaps to score points.

With swirling lights and colors, it’s a trippy experience which is enhanced by the speed of the game. To cope with everything that’s thrown your way you’ll need a strong dose of caffeine and an even stronger stomach to cope with the swirling sensations!

Project Cars 2

Platform: Windows VR, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

Developer: Slightly Mad Studios

If you’re a petrol head this is the game you’ve always fantasized about, giving you everything possible that’s connected with a racing game. Although there’s plenty of action on the track it would be wrong to describe this as a mere driving game as there’s so much more included. In fact, for some, this game will be just too big as it’s possibly the largest game currently available on VR. The variations and the detailing will be just too vast for some but if you love racing, this game represents a real step forward and a must-play.

Rec Room

Platform: Windows VR, PSVR, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

Developer: Against Gravity

On first glance this is more of a social networking platform for VR rather than a game, but if you just use it as the former you’ll be missing out on the full functionality. True, you can just hang and chat but there’s so many more elements to explore such as the range of mini-games.

All included for free, there’s all genres available – including some Battle Royale-lite style games too. There are co-op quests if those are your preferred play, or you can just engage on your own. Rec Room is expected to mushroom in the future with sources suggesting this is not much more than the prototype to get it up and started. If this is true, and future content is of the same high quality, Rec Room is absolutely one to keep your eye on.

Resident Evil 7

Platform: PSVR

Developer: Capcom

The well-known franchise gets a new look as it makes its debut in VR. However, there are real differences to the usual format as rather than the third-person narrative you’ll find yourself exploring the terrifying Baker mansion in first person. This, combined with the VR, means that Resident Evil is even more terrifying than usual – prepare yourself for some serious jump scares!

If you want the maximum amount of VR content – and who wouldn’t?! – the Gold Edition has extra which is of the same high quality as the primary part of the game.

Rez Infinite

Platform: Oculus Rift, Google Daydream, PVSR, HTC Vive

Developer: Enhance

A game that’s as unusual and strange as you’ll find anywhere, Rez Infinite offers stunning audio and visuals for the player to go on a journey, which is stimulating, intriguing and at times sinister too.

As your tiny figure whirls around the cyberspace setting, your mission is to find the being that slumbers at the very heart. But it won’t be that simple as there’s viruses that are out to get you, and you’ll need to duck the projectiles that they hurl in your direction. But it’s more than just an action game as elements of it will continuously surprise you. For example, the alien enemies emit a trill of hypnotic tones rather than the usual crashes and bangs when hit.

This title absolutely utilizes VR to its fullest with a magnificent sense of time and space which you’re open to explore.

Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-Ality

Platform: Oculus Rift, Windows VR, PSVR, HTC Vive

Developer: Owlchemy Labs

If you’re a Rick and Morty fan, keep your eyes open for the vast quantity of Easter eggs that are hidden all over this game. The first title to tie-in to the enormously popular show, it really encapsulates the absurdity of their world and the type of humor which is symbolic of their brand.

You don’t need to be a Rick and Morty fan to play though, and even if you’ve never seen the show before you’ll find plenty to enjoy. Do prepare for a quirky, entertaining and fun ride though – if nothing else you’ll be laughing by the end.

Sacralith: The Archer’s Tale

Platform: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

Developer: Odd Meter

If you’ve always felt a kinship with Legolas, this is your time. The Archer’s Tale is set in the most visually impressive world which is one of the best around. As archer games go, this is right at the top too, allowing you to gradually hone your skills helping you to become a master of the bow.

The story in dominant in this game though, and that can only be a good thing. With plenty of interaction with NPCs, the developers weren’t afraid to make something different to the norm – and that’s to their credit.

A Chair in a Room: Greenwater

Platform: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR

Developer: Wolf & Wood Interactive

Piecing together parts of your memory from clues littered around a selection of interconnected rooms, this atmospheric thriller is a harrowing story which explains how you arrived in the Greenwater Institute. Will you escape with your sanity intact? Chilling and slowly filling you with a growing sense of dread, A Chair in a Room offers an immersive experience like no other.
If you’ve got the space available, you can play this with full room-scale technology – of course, that’s if you dare to immerse yourself any further…


Platforms: PlayStation VR, HTC Vive

Developer: Crows, Crows, Crows

From the minds that brought you Rick and Morty; Accounting is a darkly bizarre and comical trip to various virtual reality worlds. Beginning at an accounting firm and transporting you to such far-flung places as a zoo and the obligatory trip to hell, this is not a game aimed at improving your attention to detail on balance sheets – despite what the title might suggest.

The American Dream

Platforms: PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive

Developer: Samurai Punk

A short, but sweet view of the 1950s drenched in humor around America’s obsession with gun ownership. Guided through the experience by the family dog, there is nothing you can’t solve without your trusty pistol. Whether it is enjoying a barbecue or even cleaning the car, the gun is the most powerful tool at your disposal. Did you know that you can help to deliver a baby with a bit of help from your sidearm? It’s in the game so it must be true…

Apex Construct

Platforms: PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Windows VR

Developer: Fast Travel Games

As a player thrown into a barren post-apocalyptic world by an oppressive A.I. known as Mothr, you must escape to freedom using your trusty bow and arrow as well as other weapons scavenged along the way. To survive you will need to defeat a plethora of murderous robots intent on your destruction while uncovering the secrets of why you are on this mysterious world. You do have allies, such as Mothr’s enemy – Fathr – but is he really who he seems? It’s your quest to find out what’s really going on…

Archangel: Hellfire

Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR

Developer: Skydance Interactive

As a pilot thrust into war, you must upgrade and unlock weapons to enable you to take down your opponents in both single and multiplayer battles. It’s a mech combined with VR and as such, the potential is endless. Along the way you’ll engage in some battles which are nothing short of epic, set in spectacular surroundings. Using the motion controls immerses you in the management of mechanical marvels, which combined with the crystal-clear visuals makes this one of the best examples of mech warfare available in VR.

Arizona Sunshine

Platforms: PlayStation VR, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Windows VR

Developer: Vertigo Games, Jaywalkers Interactive

Originally released in 2016, Arizona Sunshine is a zombie-filled shooter with a large selection of firearms available at your disposal. Whether you want a pistol, a machine gun or even a good old-fashioned shotgun, the shooting mechanics available are among the best available in VR – especially if you use the PSVR Aim controller. Playable in single player and in co-op, who wouldn’t want to shoot some zombies in the sun?


Platforms: Oculus Go, Oculus Rift, Windows VR, HTC Vive, Gear VR

Developer: E McNeill

Astraeus is an RTS game which is easy to learn but hard to master. Awoken from stasis and supported by an A.I. with a seriously dark sense of humor, your job is to create a network of mining bases across the universe. The end goal is to obliterate your competitors leaving you with a futuristic intergalactic mining company that no-one else can touch. With an intuitive control system, Astraeus is one of the most impressive VR strategy games around.

Augmented Empire

Platforms: Oculus Go, Gear VR

Developer: Coatsink

As a turn-based, strategy RPG, Augmented Empire is based in the futuristic, dystopian city of New Savannah. Evoking Blade Runners vibrant neon-drenched atmosphere with the tactical gameplay of XCOM Coatsink have created an immersive mobile experience to rival even the most in-depth PC VR games. What particularly stands out is the development of the characters and the realism they’re imbued with. We’ll bet that you’ll be thinking about them while you’re not playing and your fingers will be itching to get back and play!

Batman: Arkham VR

Platforms: PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive

Developer: Rocksteady Studios

From the creators of the renowned series of Batman Arkham games, Rocksteady’s first foray into VR puts you into the shoes of the Dark Knight himself. From investigating crimes scenes to battles with Killer Croc and other members of the rogues’ gallery, Arkham VR gives you immersive access to the world of the Bat using Batarangs, the grapnel gun and other tools in Batman’s inventory. There’s not full combat included just yet but stand by for the future as who knows how this could unfold?

Beat Saber

Platforms: PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, Windows VR, HTC Vive

Developer: Beat Games

Have you ever wanted to feel like a Jedi in a nightclub, wielding lightsabers and having a dance? No? You may want to now.
Following on from games like Just Dance and Dance Dance Revolution, Beat Saber is the new revolution in rhythm action games which, featuring music from various artists and genres, urge you onwards to complete various tasks. Quickly becoming one of VR’s most well-known games and a cultural phenomenon, Beat Saber is the game you’re secretly going to be addicted to.

Blasters of the Universe

Platforms: Playstation VR, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive

Developer: Secret Location

A throw-back to arcade games of the 1980s, Blasters of the Universe is a VR title that comes of age for the shoot ‘em up genre. With thousands of bullets coming at you from every direction, you’ll have to dodge and duck to avoid the gunfire while taking out wave after wave of enemies. To wreak revenge for the acrobatics you’ll need to do to avoid getting shot, you can tool up yourself with the choice of customizable weapons.

Bow to Blood

Platforms: PlayStation VR

Developer: Tribetoy

Based in a game show setting, far in the future, you’ll be controlling your airship and battling for valuable points. You’ll make friends as well as enemies along the way but you’ll be hoping for more of the former as you’ll need their support so you don’t get voted out! A bizarre pairing of fighting and game show voting, you’ll need to stay in if you want to progress and stand a chance of winning. A curious combination of combat and psychology, we can confidently say this VR title is unlike any other.


Platforms: PlayStation VR

Developer: Plastic

As you gracefully guide the princess through Bound, dancing across its magical levels, you’ll be touched by the emotive story and depth found within. With its striking visual design and engaging soundtrack you’ll be enveloped within the unique VR experience until the very end.

Brass Tactics

Platforms: Oculus Rift

Developer: Hidden Path

Brass Tactics is a tabletop RTS that many players have been asking for since VR became widely accessible. Using the Oculus Rift gives you unparalleled control of your units on the battlefield, allowing you to experience the ecstasy of victory or crushing disappointment of defeat. The design is distinctive and unlike any other titles we’ve seen, fusing tabletop gaming with fully animated battles. A truly unique VR experience that’s available in both single and multiplayer modes.

Catan VR

Platforms: Oculus Go, Oculus Rift, Windows VR, HTC Vive, Gear VR

Developer: Experiment 7

Experience the classic strategy game in VR for the first time, which offers stunning animation. Select your character and play or watch a game in a variety of different environments, building settlements, cities and roads and develop resources for trading. Earn valuable points, make friends and enemies and if you’re lucky, win the game. You can now crossplay Catan across all platforms so no matter which headset you have, there is always a game waiting.


Platforms: Oculus Rift

Developer: Gunfire Games

Chronos is a dark third-person, adventure game with the goal of defeating a world-threatening dragon. Taking inspiration from several other RPGs like Dark Souls and Zelda, Chronos has deep, engaging fight mechanics which increase in difficulty as the game progresses. Solve puzzles, fight orcs and traipse through an ancient dungeon, the gameplay is endless and varied. Gunfire Games have crafted an intricate, beautiful game and one of the only examples of this type currently available on VR.

The Climb

Platforms: Oculus Rift

Developer: Crytek

As the creators of Far Cry, Crytek have a history of making visually stunning games. A simple concept, you’ll need to get to the top of the mountain while not falling – that’s really all there is to it. Despite the lack of complexity, Climb is one of VRs most unique yet physically challenging experiences. Combining a subtle yet dynamic control system with gorgeous realistic visuals you will be both inspired and terrified simultaneously.


Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

Developer: Bevan McKechnie

Compound is a modern rogue-lite with a 1993 feel. Echoing games such as Doom and Wolfenstein, Compound combines the original feel with a randomized level design, meaning every play-through will be unique. The pace is slower than you might find with other shooters but this adds quality to the gameplay that’s not found elsewhere. With various movement control options available and even with the game still in Early Access, Compound is one of the best shooters available for VR headsets.

Dead Effect 2 VR

Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

Developer: BadFly Interactive

Dead Effect 2 VR is a FPS brimming with all kinds of sci-fi enemies. Whether it’s a horde of zombies or a selection of galactic marines, you’ll have to battle and improve your equipment and skills through a variety of challenging levels. Taking inspiration from games such as Doom 3 and Dead Space, Badfly have done an excellent job converting an existing game into VR for a wider audience to enjoy.

Downward Spiral: Horus Station

Platforms: PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, Windows VR, HTC Vive

Developer: 3rd Eye Studios

As you explore and investigate an abandoned space station, your main goal is to re-establish control by working your way through a variety of puzzles. If these weren’t hard enough, you also have to manage the intelligent zero-gravity mechanics while trying to battle it out with the robot adversaries you’ll encounter on your mission. The sense of weightlessness is surprisingly real and contributes to a highly atmospheric game which everyone needs to experience.

Dirt Rally

Platforms: PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift

Developer: Codemasters

Released as an expansion to the already popular Dirt Rally, the VR element covers all of the main game’s tracks and modes. As a hardcore driving simulator, every small mistake can cost you time which can be the difference in both single player or multiplayer championships. Codemasters have made rallying games for over 20 years, so it’s no surprise that this is one of the best VR racing titles available.


Platform: HTC Vive, PSVR, Oculus Rift

Developer: Aspyr

Take on the role as a blogger who discovers a large mansion and enters, intent on solving the puzzles that are scattered throughout. Your mission is to determine exactly what happened to the previous owner through gameplay which may be simplistic in parts but it’s also engaging.

The writing behind the story is magnificent and when it’s paired with such excellent mechanics, it’s enough to get anyone involved in a puzzler. Nothing is as straightforward as it seems and you’ll need your wits about you if you want to solve the clues. Whether you’re new to puzzling or a pro, this isn’t a title you should let slip through your fingers.

Until Dawn: Rush of Blood

Platform: PSVR

Developer: Supermassive Games

This title has attracted a lot of publicity and if you head over to YouTube you’ll see people carrying out all kinds of dares just to watch this movie. The developers had absolutely no compunction about making a game that sets out to deliberately terrify its audience and it certainly achieves that in spades.

You’ll embark on a journey through the mind of one of the characters, with on-rails shooter action and jump scares which take fear to another level. It’s loud, full of screams and downright nasty in parts but they’re all the reasons why it’s such a popular play with those who can withstand the sheer horror that’s involved.

Vanishing Realms

Platform: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

Developer: Indimo Labs

Combat, archery and spell-casting, there’s a bit of everything in this game which pits you against your opponent in a battle to the finish. Melee style gets you up close to your enemies and you’ll need to know how to swing a sword and wield your shield if you want to stay alive.

In truth, this game is desperately overdue an upgrade and there’s hopes that one might be coming along soon. However, even if that doesn’t transpire, it’s still a sword-fighting game that’s better than the others with an authentic weighted feel from the moment you pick your weapons up.

Virtual-Virtual Reality

Platform: Google Daydream, Oculus Rift, Oculus Go, HTC Vive, Gear VR

Developer: Tender Claws

Don’t worry, we haven’t developed a stutter – that really is what this game is called. Virtual-Virtual Reality takes you deep into the future where humanity has changed beyond recognition. VR is now the basis of society and humans rely on the tech so get through each day. The story contains twists and revelations, and you’ll be carried along in this story-driven game which offers a dark vision of what the future could hold. Widely acclaimed for its design and execution, this title is one that’s smooth, sophisticated and absorbing.

Wayward Sky

Platform: PSVR

Developer: Uber Entertainment

A game that almost defies description, Wayward Sky has a little bit of everything. Playing in a diorama world you’ll be searching for your father who has been taken captive. Along the way you’ll need to overcome the obstacles in your path and solve puzzles, and don’t forget about exploring the floating fortress.

There’s a mix of first-person and third-person gameplay, an interesting mix. When in first-person the interactions are deep and intimate while the spectacular surroundings can be really appreciated from the third-person perspective. A title that’s often overlooked, this adventure is one you’ll enjoy.

The Well

Platform: Oculus Go, Gear VR

Developer: Turtle Rock Studios

You’ll probably be more familiar with this developer from the Face your Fear series, but this RPG is a quiet contender for top title. Rather than attempting realistic graphics, this game brings stunning artwork from gaming past into the present. With the retro styling combined with the VR tech, the results are simply startling. You’ll be battling others for the win in this turn-based play which has understated elegance and a sophistication often missing from modern titles.

Werewolves Within

Platform: PSVR, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

Developer: Red Storm Entertainment

A brilliant new interpretation of a real life concept, this is a party game where you must disguise your identity. You’ll be playing this with a group of friends and one of you will be a werewolf. If it’s you, you’ll need to be able to hide your identity to win the game. If you’re not the werewolf your job is to identify them as quickly as possible in the style of party games of the past.

If you’ve ever played Wink Murder in real life, you’ll be more familiar with this type of party game but you’ll need to control every movement and your voice if you want to avoid giving away the plot. Just don’t play this on a full moon!

Wilson’s Heart

Platform: Oculus Rift

Developer: Twisted Pixel

We’ve all had bad mornings but nothing that compares to waking up alone in an abandoned mental asylum with no idea how you got there. As you try to discuss why you’re there, the game throws a constantly evolving set of challenges your way so that two things are never the same. That’s possibly the greatest strength of this game and shows great creative use of VRm exploring it to the fullest potential. Using the smart Touch controllers for the Rift, it’s a stylish but terrifying descent into insanity. Thank goodness it’s just VR…

Dragon Front

Platforms: Oculus Go, Oculus Rift, Gear VR

Developer: High Voltage Software

Dragon Front is a turn-based high-fantasy card game mixing magical spells and giant mechanical war engines in a similar art style to Clash of Clans. Watch as figures from 8 different factions battle it out on a virtual battlefield to claim victory. Collect powerful cards and legendary champions to build up a terrifying deck before going to war in both single and multiplayer matches. The title is now available across multi-platform headsets which means a battle is never too far away.

Duck Season

Platforms: Oculus Rift, HTC Vive

Developer: Stress Level Zero

Taking direct inspiration from the 1980s pop culture and specifically NES classic Duck Hunt, this feels like an homage to one of the original games. While you play what feels like a modern version of the classic in your front room, the ‘real’ world outside Duck Season is changing, leading you to investigate and delve into the deeper, darker mystery.

Eagle Flight

Platforms: Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Windows VR, PlayStation VR

Developer: Ubisoft Montreal

If soaring through post-apocalyptic Paris is something you’ve always wanted to do, you’ve come to the right place. You control a young eagle with the primary goal of building your home, all whilst competing in single and multiplayer races. Ubisoft use an innovative system to reduce motion sickness and this together with head movements provides accuracy over steering without any of the nausea.A new form of aerial combat that’s distinct from many others, Eagle Flight is a great addition to the library.

Echo Grotto

Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

Developer: Gaugepunk Games

Echo Grotto is a randomly generated cave exploration game, which means every time you play you will experience different locations. No matter which route you take with your teleporter, you always need to make sure you have the right equipment. On your journey through the cave system you will find accessories such as improved torches and scuba masks to aid you on your quest.

Eclipse: Edge of Light

Platform: Google Daydream

Developer: White Elk Studios

The Google Daydream doesn’t have as many stand-out games as the others but the rich environment with vast areas to explore makes this a real contender for top title. You’ll be playing on a planet which is doomed, and you’ll progress through environmental storytelling which creates some moments along the way which you’ll never forget. Pacy without being rushed, you’ll have a jetpack to get around to be able to explore the surroundings to the fullest.

Beautiful, engaging and thought-provoking, this game is a real winner.

Edge of Nowhere

Platform: Oculus Rift

Developer: Insomniac Games

The Arctic is a landscape that’s about as hostile as you’ll find anywhere so when things go wrong, it’s not good news. Unfortunately that’s just what happens in Edge of Nowhere as you desperately journey through the frozen wasteland to try and find your team. Insanity never feels far away and as time ticks past you’ll find yourself descending into true madness.

More of a traditional game that other VR titles, many of the aspects could have been managed on a regular console. Nevertheless, adding the VR amplifies the sensations and makes it even more of a heart pounding experience.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR

Platform: Windows VR, PSVR, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

Developer: Bethesda Game Studios

This isn’t a shortened version; what you’ve got is the complete Skyrim available in glorious VR. With complete support for motion controllers for the full range of spells, bows and swords VR really adds something extra to Tamriel. You can explore every corner of the land as you embark on your adventure and how you want the game to evolve is up to you. Mods are a big part of Skyrim and even more so in VR as they allow you to customize the game to find new characters or enhance the visuals just how you want.

Elite Dangerous

Platform: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

Developer: Frontier Developments

Elite Dangerous was one of the first titles to be available on VR headsets and it’s still one of the largest out there. A game of combat combined with space exploration, you’ll find the vastness of intergalactic adventure provides almost unlimited gameplay. You get to decide how you want the sci-fi adventure to unfold and as you make friends and enemies alike, you’ll discover new elements constantly.

Coupled with the expansion packs which are available, Elite can stretch out endlessly, giving you the chance to venture into space to have the adventure that you choose.

Serious Sam VR: The Last Hope

Platform: Oculus Rift, HTC Vive

Developer: Croteam

There’s no shortage of Serious Sams available so we’ve plumped for this one which just happens to one of the very best wave shooters around. Encapsulating many elements from previous series, you’ll find yourself with access to some seriously bad weapons. Woo-hoo! There’s explosive action aplenty, and drowned with a fair bit of gore along the way, you’ll find the content in this title will keep you busy for quite some time.

The Solus Project

Platform: HTC Vive, PSVR, Oculus Rift

Developer: Hourences, Grip Games

One of the most complete games you’ll ever find on VR, the Solus Project defies words. With flawless detailing in every aspect, the main focus is on the world around you and how you interact. To say it’s stunning beautiful is a gross understatement but with a savage environment to survive, you’ll need to think about every step you take.

This is the kind of game that VR was made for, and where the differences between this and regular play are underlined. Simply magnificent.

Space Pirate Trainer

Platform: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PSVR

Developer: CCP Games

A VR wave shooter, this game isn’t particularly complex but it’s no less absorbing because of it. With its arcade vibe, you’ll have the opportunity to actually move around inside the VR world which produces captivating results.

As part of the game, you’ll be loaded up with weapons and at first you’ll need to learn how to use them. Futuristic and creative, to be a professional you’ll need to get to grips with your armory before you shoot but once you do, there’s no stopping you.


Platform: HTC Vive, PSVR, Oculus Rift

Developer: CCP Games

CCP Games have created something which is more akin to the VR in the movies with an actual sport which is designed to be played purely in the VR world. Challenging opponents to see who comes out on top, you’ll work up a sweat tackling the various games. Competitive yet also futuristic, this could be what the future really does look like…

And that brings our list to a close! If you‘ve got a different suggestion, we’d love to hear it – just add it to the comments below!

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