The 50 best games for HTC Vive

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1# DOTA 2 - 2013

Review
90
Score

Dota is a competitive game of action and strategy, played both professionally and casually by millions of passionate fans worldwide. Players pick from a pool of over a hundred heroes, forming two teams of five players.
DOTA 2 is a free to play. DOTA 2 is a strategy game in teams (MOBA).

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2# Project CARS - 2015

Review
82
Score

Project CARS is the ultimate driver journey!
Project CARS is a racing simulation game.

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3# Elite: Dangerous - 2015

Review
80
Score

Take control of your own starship in a cutthroat galaxy. Elite Dangerous brings gaming’s original open world adventure into the modern generation with a connected galaxy, evolving narrative and the entirety of the Milky Way re-created at its full galactic proportions.
Elite: Dangerous is a Massive Multiplayer Online (MMO) simulation game in space.

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4# Ice Lakes - 2016

Review
98
Score

Ice Lakes is a modern ice fishing simulator with different single and multiplayer game modes and sandbox approach to wintertime fishing. Use and customize wide selection of fishing gear and learn how changing season, bottom topology, time of day and weather conditions affects fish behavior.
Ice Lakes is a open-world simulation game.

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5# War Thunder - 2013

Review
81
Score

War Thunder is a free-to-play, cross-platform MMO combat game for Windows, Linux, Mac and PlayStation®4 dedicated to military vehicles used in the World War II and the Korean War periods. Fight in major air, land, and sea battles, with international players in an ever developing environment.
War Thunder is a Massive Multiplayer Online (MMO) simulation game.

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6# Cosmic Trip - 2016

Review
93
Score

Early Access

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Cosmic Trip is an interstellar VR-native first-person real-time strategy game, playable with the HTC Vive. Build and command swarms of cosmobots to harvest resources and battle against the slimy alien forces!
Cosmic Trip is a VR RTS (real-time strategy) game.

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7# Nevermind - 2017

Review
74
Score

Nevermind ushers you into dark and surreal worlds within the minds of trauma patients. When played with biofeedback technology (via a standard webcam and/or supported heart rate sensor), Nevermind picks up on indications of fear—lashing out if you allow your feelings of anxiety to get the better of you.
Nevermind is a horror game.

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8# Lunar Flight - 2012

Review
89
Score

A modern take on the classic arcade game, Lunar Lander, Lunar Flight extends the experience to a fully fictionalized and accessible lunar module simulator
Lunar Flight is a VR simulation game in space.

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9# Lethal VR - 2016

Review
90
Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Lethal VR is an immersive Virtual Reality weapons experience created especially for the HTC Vive by Three Fields Entertainment, creators of Burnout, BLACK and Dangerous Golf. Step into our VR Weapons Range and prepare for your skills to be tested.
Lethal VR is a VR simulation game.

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10# The Gallery - Episode 1: Call of the Starseed - 2016

Review
88
Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Your missing sister, an ancient machine, and a sinister presence await within The Gallery, an episodic, built-for-VR game inspired by dark 80’s fantasy films. Step into a VR adventure with groundbreaking new game mechanics, in a forgotten world filled with bizarre characters and wonder.
The Gallery - Episode 1: Call of the Starseed is a VR puzzle adventure game.

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11# Final Approach - 2016

Review
88
Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Take control of the skies like never before in a full Virtual Reality world! Airplanes on fire, commuter aircraft low on fuel, mid-air collisions, emergency helicopter rescues, military exercises and so much more!
Final Approach is a casual VR strategy simulation game.

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12# Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes - 2015

Review
84
Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Find yourself trapped alone in a room with a ticking time bomb. Your friends have the manual to defuse it, but they can't see the bomb, so you're going to have to talk it out – fast!
Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes is a VR local multiplayer puzzle game.

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13# DCS World - 2013

Review
85
Score

Feel the excitement of flying the Su-25T "Frogfoot" attack jet and the TF-51D "Mustang" in the free-to-play Digital Combat Simulator World!
DCS World is a free to play. DCS World is a simulation game.

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14# Pool Nation VR - 2016

Review
87
Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Built from the ground up for VR Pool Nation VR is the coolest VR space on the VIVE, hangout at the air hockey tables, shoot some pool, throw a few rounds of darts, take part in the time-honoured pastime of throwing empty beer bottles against the wall... and we won't make you clean up the mess!
Pool Nation VR is a VR pool simulation game.

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15# Shatter Quest - 2016

Review
85
Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Put your tennis skills to the test in this Virtual Reality adventure game. You must save the angels from the terrifying monster that has come to this peaceful forest. Break the walls that trap you and find the path to battle this evil creature and save the forest.
Shatter Quest is a casual VR game in a science fiction world.

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16# Found - 2016

Review
87
Score

Early Access

Requires a virtual reality headset.

“A dimly lit train cabin … swaying grassy plains … flickering fireflies … a mighty dragon.” Found is an interactive short film experience. Its story speaks to the connection and lack there of between nature, technology and fellow travelers as you make your way through a fantastical yet familiar world.
Found is a free to play. Found is a VR game.

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17# Zaccaria Pinball - 2016

Review
78
Score

Early Access

Zaccaria was founded by three brothers (Marino, Franco, & Natale) and was the 3rd largest manufacturer of pinball machines in the world (behind Bally & Williams). They had created and produced more than 35 different pinball machines between 1974 and 1987.
Zaccaria Pinball is a free to play. Zaccaria Pinball is a simulation game.

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18# Audioshield - 2016

Review
86
Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Block the beats! Audioshield puts you at the point of impact for every hit in your songs. Block incoming orbs with your shields and feel the music. Works with any song file, plus online music streaming and Song of the Day.
Audioshield is a VR game.

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19# Chunks - 2016

Review
87
Score

Early Access

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Build and share worlds, design rideable roller-coasters, or try out user created game modes and tools in this block-based VR sandbox.
Chunks is a VR sandbox simulation game.

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20# Trackmania Turbo - 2016

Review
78
Score

Trackmania offers you the ultimate arcade racing universe where everything is about reaching the perfect racing time. Test your skills in over 200 tracks, experience immediate fun by challenging your friends at home (offline splitscreen) or online.
Trackmania Turbo is a multiplayer racing game.

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21# Surge - 2016

Review
87
Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Surge is a short music video made by Arjan van Meerten and produced at House of Secrets.
Surge is a VR game.

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22# Carpe Lucem - Seize The Light VR - 2016

Review
87
Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Carpe Lucem challenges and entertains players by transferring classical 2D puzzles into the virtual space. It creates a whole new way of interacting and playing mind teasing puzzle games and it made nobody sick in hundreds of demos at trade shows. VR equipment such as HTC Vive or Oculus required.
Carpe Lucem - Seize The Light VR is a casual VR strategy puzzle game.

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23# Redout - 2016

Review
84
Score

Redout is a tribute to the old racing monsters such as F-Zero, WipeOut, Rollcage, and POD. It is designed to be an uncompromising, fast, tough and satisfying driving experience, soaked in that vertigo that stands at the core of the arcade racing genre.
Redout is a VR fast-paced racing game.

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24# Water Bears VR - 2016

Review
83
Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Requires HTC Vive to play. Free trapped water bears by rerouting, remixing and redirecting water flows in a frolicking 3D environment! Water Bears VR is the next evolution of Water Bears, winner of the 2015 Serious Play Awards “Best in Show” and the 2015 CTR “Editor’s Choice for Excellence in Design.
Water Bears VR is a casual VR puzzle game.

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25# The Solus Project - 2016

Review
77
Score

The Solus Project is a single player exploration adventure with survival elements. The adventure is set on a mysterious planet and is the spiritual successor to The Ball - 2010 PC Gamer Action/Adventure Game Of The Year...
The Solus Project is a survival game in a science fiction world.

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26# Job Simulator - 2016

Review
75
Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

In a world where robots have replaced all human jobs, step into the "Job Simulator" to learn what it was like 'to job'.
Job Simulator is a VR simulation game.

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27# Sketchfab VR - 2016

Review
83
Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Teleport yourself to Rome, hold a beating heart, or walk among dinosaurs. Open Sketchfab VR to discover a showcase of explorations through remote places, fantastic creatures, game worlds, cultural heritage, science and other wonders.
Sketchfab VR is a VR adventure game.

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28# Arcane - 2016

Review
82
Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

You have arrived on a small island with nothing but a stack of magical weapons. A local warlock has been summoning elementals and causing chaos. You're here to fight and brawl your way to the top of the island, restoring peace to this arcane battleground.
Arcane is a Massive Multiplayer Online (MMO) RPG game.

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29# Murder of Crows Dendi's Pudge Set - 2013

Review
84
Score

Dota is a competitive game of action and strategy, played both professionally and casually by millions of passionate fans worldwide. Players pick from a pool of over a hundred heroes, forming two teams of five players.
Murder of Crows Dendi's Pudge Set is a free to play. Murder of Crows Dendi's Pudge Set is a game in teams (MOBA).

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30# Catlateral Damage - 2015

Review
81
Score

Catlateral Damage is a first-person destructive cat simulator where you play as a cat on a rampage, knocking as much stuff onto the ground as possible.
Catlateral Damage is a first-person simulation game.

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31# EVE: Valkyrie - 2016

Review
74
Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Become an elite fighter pilot and immerse yourself in virtual reality space combat. Welcome to the next life.
EVE: Valkyrie is a multiplayer simulation game in space in a science fiction world.

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32# Deadlock - 2016

Review
82
Score

Early Access

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Computer networks control everything in the world, therefore evil forces seek to control them. You are an experienced Systems Administrator in charge of a large and powerful network, and you hear disturbing rumors of a shadowy organization, a lunatic hacker, and his digital army.
Deadlock is a VR twin-stick turn-based strategy game.

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33# InMind VR - 2015

Review
81
Score

InMind is a short scientific adventure with arcade elements designed for the Oculus VR. Submerge into the microworld and experience the miracles of the human mind.
InMind VR is a VR simulation game.

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34# Werewolves Within - 2016

Review
80
Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Werewolves Within brings the fun of game night with friends to Virtual Reality. This is a fast-paced game of hidden roles and social deduction for 5-8 players.
Werewolves Within is a casual fast-paced simulation game.

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35# Pinball FX2 VR - 2016

Review
80
Score

Creating a brand new way to play pinball that deftly combines the look and feel of digital pinball with the sensation of a real-world experience, Pinball FX2 VR is the premiere place for pinball action in VR!
Pinball FX2 VR is a simulation game.

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36# NoLimits 2: Roller Coaster Simulation - 2014

Review
81
Score

NoLimits 2 is the ultimate roller coaster simulation that lets you experience authentic roller coaster thrills. Climb into the world's most famous roller coasters and experience the excitement in real time. Or design a new roller coaster that is engineered to your specifications.
NoLimits 2: Roller Coaster Simulation is a simulation game.

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37# Bounce - 2016

Review
79
Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Bounce is a VR physics-based puzzle game for HTC Vive. Players are tasked with helping their playful robot companion, D1G-B, bounce, sling, shoot, and roll his way through an increasingly complex labyrinth of rooms on a galactic spaceship making his way to his final destination.
Bounce is a casual game.

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38# Stealth Labyrinth - 2016

Review
80
Score

Stealth Labyrinth is a first-person shooter game based on stealth mechanics. In a sci-fi labyrinth, the player must proceed, room after room, finding the right way until the end, before the time is out and everything explodes and avoiding all guard robot.
Stealth Labyrinth is a stealth FPS (First Person Shooter) game in a science fiction world.

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39# Perch - 2017

Review
80
Score

Early Access

Requires a virtual reality headset.

"The World Is Flat!" Proclaims Sir Douglas. To defeat you, the heretic, who would believe the world is round, he has amassed a diverse army to siege your castle. Our game is compatible with both HTC Vive and Oculus Rift!
Perch is a puzzle game.

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40# The Visitor - 2016

Review
78
Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

The Visitor is a VR horror experience about an unexpected visitor calling to your door in the middle of the night. The game relies heavily on atmosphere, utilizing a dark environment to make the player both as nervous and uncomfortable as possible.
The Visitor is a casual VR horror game.

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41# Rooms: The Unsolvable Puzzle - 2015

Review
75
Score

Rooms: The Unsolvable Puzzle is a unique puzzle game inspired by sliding puzzles and platformer games. In a twisted mansion made of rooms that slide like sliding puzzle, player should find a way to the exit by moving rooms and using what's inside them.
Rooms: The Unsolvable Puzzle is a casual puzzle adventure game.

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42# Dead Secret - 2016

Review
78
Score

Dead Secret is a first-person horror mystery set in rural Kansas in 1965. A reclusive professor is dead and it’s up to you to crack the case before you become the next victim. Investigate the murder and explore the story Time Magazine called “captivating” and “deeply creepy” .
Dead Secret is a VR horror game.

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43# Mind: Path to Thalamus - 2015

Review
72
Score

MIND: Path to Thalamus is a First Person Puzzler that throws you into a fantastic and surreal environment. You will bend the natural elements to your will in order to progress in this emotive, mindbending tale. Now also in Virtual Reality!
Mind: Path to Thalamus is a first-person puzzle game.

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44# Radial-G: Racing Revolved - 2016

Review
77
Score

The fastest AG VR racer! Climb into the cockpit of a futuristic race craft and tear up the anti-gravity track. Offering single & multi-player action, Radial-G delivers full immersion combat racing on tubular tracks featuring gut-wrenching twists, jumps, splits & unique inverted racing.
Radial-G: Racing Revolved is a VR racing game in a science fiction world.

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45# ADR1FT - 2016

Review
63
Score

ADR1FT is the story of an astronaut who wakes up floating silently in space amongst the debris of destroyed space station…the only survivor of a catastrophic event, left with no memory, a critically damaged EVA suit leaking oxygen and no way home.
ADR1FT is a first-person survival simulation game.

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46# Windlands - 2016

Review
72
Score

A first person grappling hook exploration game. Soar through the ruins of a fallen world and discover the secrets of the ancients. Designed with full Virtual Reality support for the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, also works great in Non VR.
Windlands is a VR first-person game.

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47# Emily Wants To Play - 2015

Review
74
Score

It’s 11pm and the last house on your route. The windows are boarded up, the yard is overgrown, but the lights are on and the front door is open… strange place to deliver a pizza. You’re getting soaked from the rain, so you hesitantly step inside the house. You shouldn’t have done that.
Emily Wants To Play is a horror survival-horror simulation game.

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48# Adventure Time: Magic Man's Head Games - 2016

Review
75
Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Experience Adventure Time like never before in this amazing new VR game, Magic Man’s Head Games.
Adventure Time: Magic Man's Head Games is a VR top-down view adventure game.

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49# INVASION! - 2016

Review
74
Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Narrated by Ethan Hawke and created by the director of Madagascar, INVASION! is a colorful VR animated short about a duo of aliens with grand ambitions to take over our world. Instead, they are greeted by two adorable, white bunnies…..and you are one of them! Come experience what happens!
INVASION! is a casual VR grand adventure game.

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50# Flock VR - 2016

Review
71
Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Flock is an interactive music video with a score composed by Tim Fain and Julien Mier. Players swing Golden Orbs around on strings. The Orbs attract birds which eat the bugs that the surround you. As bugs are eaten the music and imagery transitions through a psychedelic rainbow of light and color.
Flock VR is a cute casual simulation game.

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