Everybody loves a good old shooting game. They have been testing our reaction and accuracy skills for as long as we can remember. And the developing VR technology now doesn’t only test our hand reflexes but our full body ones and allows us to dive into a completely different world.
For that reason, we want to share with you some of the best VR shooting games out there that offer amazing new experiences.
1. FARPOINT VR – PLAYSTATION VR
If you ever wanted to experience an immersive space adventure in VR FarPoint is а great place to start. Set on a hostile alien planet, you find yourself seperated from your team after your station crashes. You have to use the holographic logs that are scattered around to reunite with your team and find a way to go home. Amazing foreign sceneries, thrilling alien encounters and intense space gun fights will be sure to leave you fascinated for a long time. The game is played using the Aim Controller and has a single player campaign and a co-op campaign that you can enjoy with a friend.
2. RESIDENT EVIL VR – PLAYSTATION VR
One of the first blockbuster horror shooting games but in VR – yes, please. Resident evil 7 VR brings the VR horror to a whole new level with terrifying, decayed zombies and frightening jump scares that are going to boost your adrenaline to the sky. The game is played with the regular PlayStation controlers and it is a horror survival shooter that will surely make your skin crawl.
3.SERIOUS SAM VR: THE LAST HOPE – OCULUS RIFT, HTC VIVE AND WINDOWS MIXED REALITY
Serious Sam, an old classic which can now be fully enjoyed in virtual reality where the explosions and rushing enemies look more real, gory and are right up in your face. The huge variety of guns such as lasers, shotguns, machine guns, chainsaws and more help you defeat the endless hordes of enemies. The title speaks for itself and is sure to provide tons of fun. You can play it on both Oculus Rift and HTC Vive as well as Windows Mixed Reality.
4. SUPER HOT VR – OCULUS RIFT, HTC VIVE AND WINDOWS MIXED REALITY
Super Hot VR is a title that takes a whole different approach to gameplay and as the developers said it is “blurring the lines between cautious strategy and unbridled mayhem”. It is built around a slow-motion mechanic which means that time moves only when you move. You have to carefully build your strategy of action in your mind before you wreak havoc, you don’t have ammo drops or guns available and you use your enemies’ instead. This surely makes the game on of the most unique ones for VR, available on Oculus, Vive and Windows Mixed Reality.
5. ROBO RECALL – OCULUS RIFT
Robo Recall is an Oculus exclusive, action-packed shooting game, in which you take the role of a Recaller whose task is to eliminate the uprising of homicidal robots. You have a large variety of weapons to choose from as well as a very fun feature to dismember any robot or use them as your own shield. And teleportation helps you move around. If you enjoy taking endless enemies out, this Virtual Reality FPS game is surely going to bring you lots of fun.
6. DAMAGED CORE – OCULUS RIFT
Another Oculus exclusive, in this game you are an AI fighting on human side and your main goal is to jump from robot to robot eliminating them along the way until you reach the Damaged Core. The transition between the robots feels amazing and shooting them down with their own weapons is highly addicting. A very unique FPS game that is definitely worth a shot and can be played with a classic controller or Oculus Touch.
7. ARIZONA SUNSHINE – OCULUS RIFT, HTC VIVE AND WINDOWS MIXED REALITY
Arizona Sunshine is another horror game shooter that takes you to the deserty Canyon State in the middle of a zombie apocalypse. Your survival skills will be tested amongst the open world and your limits will be pushed to shoot down zombies with your motion controlled weapons. Available on Oculus, Vive and Windows Mixed Reality the game is going to bring you an authentic apocalyptic FPS experience.
8. THE BROOKHAVEN EXPERIMENT – OCULUS RIFT, HTC VIVE AND WINDOWS MIXED REALITY
Another great Virtual Reality horror, The Brookhaven Experiment is goint to test your limits of survival with an array of weapons and tools to eliminate a monster invasion. The objective is to fully close up a hole created by The Experiment that went terribly wrong and unleashed all types of monsters in the world. You will find that using track motion cotrollers is really going to test your skills but will still bring a lot of fun.
9. RAW DATA – OCULUS RIFT AND HTC VIVE
Raw Data is a futuristic Virtual Reality FPS that allows you to dual wield pistols, use katanas, different projectiles and gun tricks. You can play solo or team up with a friend to make your way through the wide variety of enemies like stealth ninjas, exploding bots, drones, laser gunners and more. Raw Data is a VR title that will surely provide an immersive futuristic experience.
10. SPACE PIRATE TRAINER – OCULUS RIFT, HTC VIVE AND WINDOWS MIXED REALITY
Space Pirate Trainer is an FPS title that reenacts the classic arcade cabinets. It is a fun shooter in which you take the role of a Space Pirate who fights off hordes of droids with the help of a variety of weapons, dodges lasers or shields up against them. The game provides hours of immersive gameplay for VR that is going to keep you hooked for quite some time.