Virtual Reality gaming is all we ever wanted and it is finally possible. The always improving technology and creativity of developers all over the world allows us to experience amazing new worlds.
2018 makes a huge leap for VR in all genres especially one of the most beloved one – First Person Shooters. So take a look at what we think are some of the best VR shooters for 2018.
Downward Spiral: Horus Station – HTC Vive; Oculus Rift, Windows Mixed Reality
Downward Spiral: Horus Station is an action Sci-fi adventure shooter that focuses on visual story telling which you can enjoy in single player or a two player co-op. It takes you through an abandoned by its crew lost vessel where you have to navigate through observation and interpretation. The game allows you to experience zero gravity and an arsenal of weapons and tools to use against various of enemies, ensuring it to be one of the good titles of 2018.
The Persistence – PlayStation VR
Soon to be released, The Persistence is one of the most anticipated VR games for 2018. It is a FPS horror survival that has procedurally generated maps. It tells the story of a group of scientist that study a black hole, however, during an experiment something goes terribly wrong, some of the crew members mutate and start attacking the others. You play with a different character with a unique story and your mission is to eliminate the threat and fly your ship away from the area.
The game offers some amazing features, with beautiful graphics and thrilling horror gameplay that will surely make it one of the best titles of 2018.
PlayStation Store: 29.99€
Skyfront VR – HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Windows Mixed Reality
Skyfront VR is a completely nausea free, multiplayer FPS offering complete freedom of anti-gravity movement. You can play a Single Deathmatch or a 5v5 Deathmatch and fly around beautiful floating maps with grappling hooks and thrusters. You can choose between a variety of weapons or special abilities to fight with. Skyfront is currently on Steam Early Access so updates and improvements are expected to really claim this game as one of the greatest shooters of 2018.
Oval – HTC Vive. Oculus Rift, Windows Mixed Reality
Oval is a fast-paced, controlled multiplayer FPS that guarantees to be sickness free thanks to its locomotion system. The game offers a unique competitive game mode that mixes great with the locomotion. You have a variety of weapons and abilities to choose from when playing with friends or teaming up against bots if you have no one to play with. The game is on Steam Early Access and promises updates and feedback to be one of the best titles for 2018.
In Death – HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Windows Mixed Reality
In Death is a VR shooter that takes you to the Afterlife where forsaken souls,demons and creatures have run amok and your mission is to stop them and restore Harmony. The game is presented in a beautiful Medieval scene with roguelike elements and procedurally generated monsters, mysteries and loot. You are armed with a longbow which you can update throughout the game as you progress and a unique locomotion system that lets you move around easily. The game is in Early Access which entitles you to updates and further improvements.
Primordian – HTC Vive, Oculus Rift
Primordian is a fantasy action adventure FPS that brings you to the center of the universe – the first planet – a gorgeous world of an ancient civilization. Due to the planet’s unusual rotation, one side of it is always in darkness and the other in light. But every few thousand years a small eclipse occurs, allowing the creatures from the dark to roam the light. You take the role of a dark creature sent out to destroy temples of the light. At your disposal you have strange and unique weapons, creatures and characters to help you through the game. The game includes shooting as well as melee combat and the gorgeous lush landscape really make the game come to life.