Despite being a nascent technology, VR has taken the video game industry by storm and only keeps getting better and better.
Let’s take a look at the best games for VR in 2021:
Doom is a reboot of the classic PC game of the same name. The main character is a space marine known as “Doomguy” who is deployed to Mars to investigate a distress call from the Union Aerospace Corporation.
He discovers a portal to Hell which is being used by demons to invade Mars. The player must then fight his way through the demon-infested Mars base to prevent the demons from spreading to Earth.
Doom was developed by the same studio that created the original Doom. It is a gore-filled, fast-paced shooter that is a perfect fit for VR. You can expect the same violent action and bloody carnage that you would expect from the Doom series.
8. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Skyrim is an open-world fantasy RPG with a focus on exploration and combat. The player character is a Dragonborn, a mortal with the souls of dragons, which makes them immune to the effects of the dragon’s realm of Oblivion.
You must travel through the land of Skyrim to take on dragons and complete quests for the different guilds in the game.
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is a remake of the original game in the Elder Scrolls series. The graphics are updated and improved and the story has been rewritten to fit the context of the game.
7. Lone Echo 2
Lone Echo 2 is the sequel to Lone Echo, a zero-gravity VR action game that is set in space. The player controls an android named Jack who is tasked with helping a mining colony on Titan to find a missing scientist.
Jack and the player must explore Titan and uncover the secrets of the moon to find the scientist.
Lone Echo 2 is a single-player-only game. The player can choose to play Lone Echo 2 with a friend in co-op mode.
6. Tetris Effect
Tetris is a classic puzzle game that has been enjoyed by gamers for decades. It is considered to be one of the greatest video games of all time.
Tetris Effect is a remake of the original game with a new visual style. The game is set in a 3D environment and the gameplay still involves the player arranging blocks of different shapes in order to form horizontal lines.
The player must clear at least four lines to make the blocks disappear. However, the blocks that the player gets are affected by the music that is playing in the background.
5. Two Point Hospital
Two Point Hospital is a management simulation game that is set in the fictional town of Two Point County. The game revolves around the player trying to restore the town to its former glory by building an efficient hospital.
There are a total of 23 diseases that the player must cure. The player can cure diseases by building and upgrading facilities in the hospital.
The player can also research new technology to cure more diseases. Two Point Hospital has over a dozen diseases to cure including allergies, paranoia, and depression.
4. Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey
Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey is a survival adventure game that is set in Africa. The player takes on the role of a hunter-gatherer who must find food and water to survive.
The player is also tasked with finding members of the tribe that have gone missing. The player must find clues at crime scenes and use his wits to solve puzzles.
The game is played from a first-person perspective and is meant to be a realistic simulation of the life of our ancestors. It is a very immersive experience that will make you feel like you are actually living in the Stone Age.
3. Red Matter
Red Matter is a puzzle platformer that is set on a space station. The player takes on the role of a scientist that has been imprisoned in a space station on a distant planet.
The player must escape the station by solving puzzles and overcoming obstacles. The player can use a special gravity gun to manipulate platforms and solve puzzles.
Red Matter is set to be a trilogy, so there are plenty of puzzles and obstacles for the player to overcome.
2. Blood and Truth
Blood and Truth is an action shooter that is set in modern-day London. The player takes on the role of Ryan Marks, an elite Special Forces soldier who is fighting the London underworld.
Ryan has the ability to slow downtime, which is useful for gunfights. The player can also teleport to different locations.
Blood and Truth is the second game in the VR Worlds series. The first was The London Heist, which was a game set in a London pub that was released with PlayStation VR in 2016.
1. Half-Life Alyx
Half-Life 2 is an award-winning first-person shooter that was released in 2004. It is a remake of the original Half-Life game that was released in 1998.
The game is set in the fictional city of City 17 which is being invaded by aliens. The player takes on the role of Gordon Freeman, a scientist who must fight his way out of City 17 with the help of resistance fighters.
Half-Life 2: Alyx is a fan-made mod that takes place in the Half-Life 2 universe. It is a single-player-only experience where the player takes control of Alyx Vance, the love interest of Gordon Freeman.
Alyx has her own set of weapons and abilities that the player can use to fight her way through the game.
VR is an incredible technology that will only get better as time goes by.
These are the best VR games in 2021. Let us know what your favorite VR games of 2021 are in the comments below.