The future of gaming has hit in the form of next-gen virtual reality. With many VR headsets now available, gaming in the virtual space is growing in popularity at an exponential rate. More importantly is determining which the newest virtual reality games really immerse the player and provide the best VR experience. Here are six of the best VR games you’ll want to get your hands on.
Live Blackjack is an online casino game that allows you to play blackjack as if you were truly at the table. You play with a live casino dealer and interact with actual people while playing. The atmosphere is so much more authentic because you’re playing with a crowd than just sitting alone, clicking buttons on your home computer.
Star Trek Bridge Crew
Have you ever watched Star Trek and thought you would be a better bridge commander? Well now’s your chance with Star Trek Bridge Crew available on Oculus Rift, Playstation VR, and HTC Vive. Join the crew of the Federation Starship U.S.S. Aegis and make the decisions that will affect your crew and ship. Play solo or with 3 other players and take on the roles of Captain, Science Officer, Tactical Officer or Engineering and work together to do your part for The Federation. Take on Klingons and Romulans in the massive starship to starship battles and try to outwit your enemy like so many of the Captains that came before you.
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
Enter the horrifying world of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard on the Playstation VR. Control Ethan Winters as he heads to the swamps of Louisiana to search for his missing wife and encounters the hideous Baker family as you try to survive deadly monsters, traps, and puzzles. Collect an armory’s worth of weapons including handguns, shotguns, and flamethrowers. With hours of gameplay and a heavy amount of replayability, Resident Evil 7 is a game no VR collection is complete without. With extra challenges and upcoming free DLC resident Evil 7 provides extreme value for your dollar. Step into the world of survival horror and see if you can master the game’s true challenge; being brave enough to keep your headset on!
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Available on the Oculus Rift, Lone Echo sees you with a synthetic body and use A.I. tools to solve its many puzzles. Lone Echo has the most realistic simulation of zero gravity of any game on the market. See and feel the beauty and loneliness of space as you traverse Lone Echo’s beautiful visuals and eerie sounds.
Apollo 11 VR
Jealous of the astronauts that achieved mankind’s greatest accomplishment and explored our moon? Well, you no longer need to be with Apollo 11 VR for Playstation VR and Oculus Rift. Join Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin as they conquered the impossible and stepped on the lunar surface. Collect samples, explore, and take a look back at Earth from your new vantage point and see your place in our universe.
Gran Turismo Sport
Available on the Playstation VR, allow Gran Turismo Sport to transport you to a world where you’re a professional race car driver. Take the wheel as you compete for the top spot of Gran Turismo Sport’s competitive style racing and feel the rush as your supercharged automobile speeds past the gorgeous environments of its sprawling streets. Purchase and upgrade new vehicles to give you the edge in all your races and whatever you do, don’t come in last.
Take on the Earth and Mother Nature herself with Everest VR for Playstation VR, Oculus Rift, and HTC Vive. Traverse Mt. Everest’s icy inclines and jagged rocky surface while marveling in the natural beauty of our world. Shield your eyes from the bright sunlight as it reflects off the shimmering ice as you make your way to Everest’s peak as you breathe heavily in the icy air in one of the greatest tests of survival known to mankind.