Whether you took the plunge into VR with the accessible and compelling Oculus Quest 2, fell for the solid but expensive Valve Index, or got your hands on a PS VR, it doesn’t matter: if you’re here, lies It’s because they’re looking for the best virtual reality games of the moment to make the most of this unique and increasingly accessible gaming experience.

A few pearls in a sea of ​​middle titles

Before you start this selection, some important details. First, it is neither complete nor classified. Then all the games presented here will unfortunately not work on all platforms. We’ve tried to avoid exclusives as much as possible, but some games are still too important to skip.

Half-Life: Alyx

Reason for buying a helmet for probably half of the players (the other half motivated by the second game of this selection…), Half-Life: Alyx deserves all the praise that has been bestowed on him since 2020. Valve’s FPS is the most successful experience in VR today, both in its mechanics and in its atmosphere or even its solid lifespan, almost making up for the lack of Half-Life 3, since the game was focused on Alyx, it is addictive and exhilarating.

Available on Steam (compatible with Valve Index, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift) for €49.99.

beat saber

Probably the most popular VR title online, beat saber It must be said that it is an excellent rhythm game. Solo or against other players, it’s up to you to slice dice to the beat of the music and proper lightsaber slicing. New content is regularly offered for the title, which should make you sweat. If you have a choice, prefer the Steam version, which is compatible with mods and, in particular, allows you to import hundreds of music created by the community.

Available on Steam (compatible with Valve Index, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift), PlayStation Store and Oculus Store for €29.99.

ragna skirt

Another solid and exciting rhythm game, ragna skirt puts you in the shoes of a viking who must rhythmically beat drums to move his drakkar against a background of metal music. Once again, the PC version allows for hundreds of additional tracks to be imported, while free and paid content is regularly added by the Wanadev teams. Personally, I got to Quest 2 beat saberi stayed there for ragna skirt.

Available on Steam (compatible with Valve Index, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift) and the Oculus Store for €24.99. A PS VR version is on the way.

moss

What magic that is moss. And its sequel Moss: Book II, which you can do immediately. In the role of the reader, the player is responsible for guiding the adorable mouse Moss into a fantasy world full of puzzles and accessible combat. Moments of wonder and delicious artistic direction make the Rendezvous one of the most enjoyable experiences in VR yet.

Available on Steam (Valve Index, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift compatible), Oculus Store and PlayStation Store (or physically on PS4) for €24.99 or €29.99.

Super hot VR

Warning, awesome game. Already brilliant in its classic version, Super hot VR is even stronger in virtual reality. Under the atmosphere of another shooter, the title hides two main arguments: its beautiful artistic direction and, above all, its central twist. Time only advances (and therefore enemies and bullets move) when the player moves. It will therefore be necessary to be attentive, precise and wise to hope that the end will be reached.

Available on Steam (Valve Index, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift compatible), Oculus Store and PlayStation Store (or physically on PS4) for €22.99 or €24.99.

Lonely Echo

Exclusive to Meta Helmets, Lonely Echo has since seen an equally acclaimed sequel. In space, in zero gravity, you embody an AI robot tasked with helping an astronaut in a space station plagued by strange problems. Rich in memorable moments, the adventure is very enjoyable to flip through, especially thanks to its well thought-out controls, solid atmosphere and ideal lifespan.

Available in the Oculus Store for 19.99 euros.

Keep talking and nobody explodes

Originally offered in non-VR, Keep talking and nobody explodes even more fun in virtual reality. Played only in local asymmetric cooperation, this game challenges one of the players to try to defuse bombs by following the instructions of the other participants, who must consult a manual. Communication and efficiency are required to move forward.

Available on Steam (Valve Index, HTC Vive, and Oculus Rift compatible), the Oculus Store, consoles, and even mobile at a variety of prices.

Resident Evil 7 Biohazard

In the mood for horror? Resident Evil 7 Biohazard stretches out his arms to you. Unlike its sequel, this installment is officially VR compatible and we cannot be held responsible for any footage that lands on your screen.

Available on Steam and PlayStation Store (and physically on PS4) for €19.99.

Astro Bot: Rescue Mission

Exclusive to PS VR, Astro Bot: Rescue Mission is extremely friendly. Through the skillful use of virtual reality and perspective, the title shines with its cute universe and varied mechanics. We will simply regret a very high price in dematerialized form for a somewhat short lifespan.

Available on PlayStation Store (and Physics on PS4) for €39.99.

pistol whip

Let’s wrap up with one last fancy rhythm game. in the pistol whip, hard not to mistake yourself for John Wick. On a rail and to the rhythm of the music, you’ll have to quickly eliminate your targets with one or more pistols to avoid being shot down. As addictive as it is grueling, the game is just plain fun.

Available on Steam (compatible with Valve Index, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift) and the Oculus Store at 24.99 and 29.99 euros.

Recognitions:

  • i expect you to die : pretty funny retro puzzle game in two parts
  • Batman Arkham VR : Set aside a few dozen minutes for The Dark Knight on PS VR
  • Wipeout Omega Collection : Excellent VR compatible remake of the iconic futuristic racing game
  • blood and truth : Very fun and satisfying popcorn FPS on PS VR
  • Father immortal : beautiful interactive adventure in the Star Wars universe on the Oculus Store
  • Nobody’s heaven : The space exploration FPS takes on a new dimension in VR
  • flight simulator : With your PC holding the charge, get ready for the flight of your life
  • A fisherman’s story : as short as it is clever, this little puzzle game really deserves the investment in advertising

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