10 Best Oculus Rift Games (Free/Paid) 2017

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The revolution of Virtual reality has taken the gaming experience to the next level because when users wear the screen on the face, they feel their presence in the gaming world and participate like a real person. Exception visuals, awesome sound and effective controls let you play like a pro and captivate you for a long time without having any concern for the real world. There are many options available for VR gaming to the users like Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Sony PlayStation VR.

Top 10 Best Oculus Rift Games (Free/Paid)

Here in this article, we will discuss particularly the Oculus Rift games that are considered as the best and are focused more on virtual reality gaming rather than computers. Earlier we have also covered some best Augmented Reality Games for Android and iOS devices.

  1. Edge of Nowhere

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Edge of nowhere is one of the most anticipated single player game for Oculus Rift which has been developed by Insomniac Games. In the game, you play the role of Victor Howard and explore the dangerous mountains of Antarctica to search his fiancée Ava Thorne. The journey becomes more adventurous when he enters into the mysterious dark monstrous world. The games give you sufficient chances to use your brain to escape from dangers and experience horror. The game is specifically developed for VR and the story is also very much engaging.

  1. CHRONOS

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Chronos is a fascinating role-playing game action game that offers loads of fun and thrill. The story is based on a young boy’s lifelong pursuit who wants the save his homeland from an evil. The game is a perfect blend of RPG mechanics and Adventure Game elements. You can play this game on PC but it if want to explore the real fantasy, then play it on virtual reality where the level of immersion and details are way to high. The game is engaging and you might take 15-20 hours to finish it while playing for the first time.

  1. Windlands

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Glide through the ruins of perishing land and explore the mysteries of the ancients. The game provides an immersive virtual reality experience and doesn’t let you feel that your body is not collaborating with your mind. Although the game is specifically designed to work seamlessly with VR but also works fine with non-VR. You will get many chances to jump over unbelievable heights and swing across horrifying gaps throughout the game. The game is pretty engaging and users play like a first person.

4. Eve: Valkyrie

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It provides single player EVE mode in which you play the role of a combat-ready pilot who strikes on an enemy with a well-equipped spaceship. Enjoy the lighting fast speed and hunt as many enemy ships as you can but at the same time you need to save yourself from the missiles that are heading towards you. The game lets you flow free in the EVE universe and provides immersive movements. It also packs a Scout Mode, which is a non-combat flight mode. If you have pre-ordered Oculus Rift then Eve: Valkyrie will be included in the bundle.

  1. Subnautica

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Subnautica is another engaging game which provides immersive gaming experience on VR. The game includes multiple movements that are adventurous as well as horrifying. You would a lone survivor of a crashed spaceship and will land in a mysterious world of alien where you need to navigate through the see and use your skills to save yourself in the secret world of aliens. The game packs day and night cycles. Survival is not too difficult during the day when the sea seems to be in a state of calm, but at night, you will encounter the dangerous creatures that come out from the deep. Users need to seek shelters and rely on survival elements throughout the game.

  1. TECHNOLUST

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Technolust is a Virtual Reality game which is inspired by Cyberpunk dystonia of 1980’s and 90’s. The gameplay is based on exploration driven by an engaging story and on VR you feel your presence in the adventurous world of the game. The game offers mini-games, collectibles, free digital expansions and has the ability to keep you engaged for hours. Throughout the game you experience the supremacy of corporate and revolutions. Users also get a chance to interact with the natives of the world who are in a peculiar situation and reveal the mystery of mass suicides.

  1. The Assembly

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It is a first person adventure game with a distinctive approach that is based on a dramatic theme. The Assembly is not even close to the other games in terms of integration of latest gameplay elements, but still has the potential to engage the player through its exception story. The game is all about two characters and an organization which is named as an Assembly. However, the guidelines and motivations of the Assembly are not clear. It is a long game and you might take hours to explore the environment.

  1. Fated

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Fated is a first person adventure game in virtual reality that brings emotions through a touchy story to the forefront. The awesome visuals and amazing sound quality makes your experience even better on Oculus Rift. In the game you play the role of a man who is at the edge of death and his family returns to home after meeting an accident. You don’t have a voice, but you need to show all your courage and accomplish impossible tasks to save your family from a destruction. The story is lengthy yet engaging and seems to have a bit of influence from Norse mythology.

  1. AirMech: Command

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AirMech: Command gives you the chance to lead a powerful army and run an ultimate was machine. You get extra-ordinary immersion while playing the game on VR. You can watch the whole battle field in your war room and get involve into the fight directly. Developers have enhanced the function which helps to play the game more effectively and achieve the win. You can build endless strategies, track head movements of other player, play solo or with friends using multiple maps and various modes and do a lot more.

  1. Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes

There should a fun VR game to meet every user’s expectation as some gamers don’t tend to play serious games all the time. It is a multi player game in which one person uses the VR headset and the other one sits with a paper outside VR. The game is developed by Steel Crate Games and is surely a nice way to experience virtual reality. The person wearing the VR headset is the diffuser and functions with a target to disarm a bomb and the other one who sits outside acts like an expert and reads the instructions to help his/her friend out.

Verdict

If you have already bought an Oculus Rift VR then you might have played some of the above mentioned games already. If any one them is left, then you can go ahead and give it a shot. Feel free to share your experience and do not hesitate to provide your valuable feedback about these best Oculus Rift games.

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