The 49 best games for Oculus Rift

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1# Project CARS - 2015

Review82Score

Ford GT40 Mk IV BMW M1 Pro Car McLaren F1 Sauber C9 Mercedes-Benz AMG C-Coupe DTM Create a driver, pick from a huge variety of motorsports and write your own tale in a sandbox career mode. Featuring an unprecedented track roster, a ground-breaking dynamic time of day & weather system as well as deep tuning & pit stop functionality,Project CARSleaves thecompetition behind in the dust.

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Price: $5-$15

2# Rez Infinite - 2001

Review89Score

The legendary action-shooter finally comes to PC, and in style! Blast your way through mind-melting visuals and amazing beats, all in your quest through cyberspace to save a world on the verge of collapse. Playable on your desktop or in fully immersive VR.

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Price: $25-$40

3# DiRT Rally - 2015

Review86Score

It perfectly captures that white knuckle feeling of racing on the edge as you hurtle along dangerous roads at breakneck speed, knowing that one crash could irreparably harm your stage time. Every stage tests you differently, as you race on the edge of control across snow, ice, tarmac and dirt and tackle a variety of weather types. DiRT Rally also includes officially licensed World Rallycross content, allowing you to experience the breathless, high-speed thrills of some of the worlds fastest off-road cars as you trade paint with other drivers at some of the series best-loved circuits, in both singleplayer and high-intensity multiplayer races.

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Price > $40

4# Elite: Dangerous - 2017

Review80Score

The Elite Dangerous Standard Edition is a bundle that includes Elite Dangerous: Arena, Elite: Dangerous and the Elite Dangerous Core

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Price: $25-$40

5# Batman: Arkham VR - 2017

Review75Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Experience Gotham City through the eyes of the World's Greatest Detective in an all new Arkham mystery.

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Price: $25-$40

6# Mervils: A VR Adventure - 2017

Review96Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Mervils is an open world RPG platformer built specifically for third-person VR with over 6-8 hours of gameplay. In Mervils, you are tasked to defeat Balazar the Evil and save the four picturesque Mervil worlds from imminent destruction.

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Price: $15-$25

7# Allumette - 2016

Review94Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Allumette tells a story about love, sacrifice and a deep bond between a young girl and her mother.

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Price: Free

8# TOKYO WARFARE - 2016

Review94Score

Arcade battling in real life locations of Japan commanding a multitone rolling beast. Choose between Japan Defence Forces and the invading Red Star forces and engage in battle in fully destroyable anime flavored environments.

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Price: $15-$25

9# Cosmic Trip - 2016

Review93Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

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

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Price: $15-$25

10# Thumper - 2017

Review82Score

Thumper is rhythm violence: classic rhythm-action, blistering speed, and brutal physicality. You are a space beetle. Brave the hellish void and confront your nemesis: a maniacal giant head. Scream down the endless track and crash through punishing obstacles with simple, airtight controls. Hurtle forward, master new moves, reach overwhelming velocities, and survive epic boss battles. Every crushing impact is interwoven with a pounding original soundtrack. To reach synesthetic bliss, you must conquer rhythm hell.

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Price: $15-$25

11# War Thunder - 2013

Review78Score

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.

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Price: Free

12# Overload - 2017

Review90Score

Early Access

A new six-degree-of-freedom shooter from the creators of Descent. Available now on Early Access!

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Price: $25-$40

13# Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony - 2017

Review82Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

A new cast of 16 characters find themselves kidnapped and imprisoned in a school. Inside, some will kill, some will die, and some will be punished. Reimagine what you thought high-stakes, fast-paced investigation was as you investigate twisted murder cases and condemn your new friends to death.

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Price > $40

14# Project CARS 2 - 2017

Review74Score

THE ULTIMATE DRIVER JOURNEY! Project CARS 2 delivers the soul of motor racing in the world’s most beautiful, authentic, and technically-advanced racing game.

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15# Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes - 2015

Review84Score

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!

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Price: $15-$25

16# Monstrum - 2015

Review87Score

Monstrum takes the traditional survival horror formula and remixes it completely with procedurally generated levels, permadeath, and AI driven predators, ensuring that nowhere on its derelict cargo ship is ever truly safe.

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Price: $15-$25

17# Gladius - 2003

Review80Score

Early Access

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Gladius is an immersive sword fighting game set in the ancient Rome. As a gladiator, you will choose your weapons, train against different enemies, and finally fight for your freedom in an epic battle against the mightiest warriors and creatures of the ancient world. Win the crowd and you will win your freedom.

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Price: $5-$15

18# Lunar Flight - 2012

Review87Score

A modern take on the classic arcade game, Lunar Lander, Lunar Flight extends the experience to a fully fictionalized and accessible lunar module simulator

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Price: $15-$25

19# Blasters of the Universe - 2016

Review87Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Blasters of the Universe is the first of its kind, bringing the bullet hell genre into first person VR. Intense gameplay is heavily reliant on physical movement, requiring the player to duck, dodge, twist, turn, and maneuver their way through tons of enemies and hundreds of bullets.

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Price: $15-$25

20# Found - 2015

Review87Score

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.

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Price: Free

21# Carpe Lucem - Seize The Light VR - 2016

Review87Score

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.

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Price: $15-$25

22# Gon' E-Choo! - 2015

Review86Score

'Gon' E-Choo!' is a 3 stage, arcade-style game based on the earliest arcade platformers. Collect 10 letters in each stage while avoiding an irate and unrelenting gator!

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Price < $5

23# Distance - 2014

Review85Score

Early Access

Distance is survival racing. Fusing arcade racing action with exploration, your car must survive by jumping, rotating, and flying through a deadly and mysterious city.

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Price: $15-$25

24# Chess Ultra - 2017

Review85Score

Explore an array of intricately crafted environments and choose from a selection of iconic chess sets designed with both the modern and traditional chess player in mind. Whether youre a beginner or a veteran of the great game, Chess Ultra has something to offer for players of all ages and ability. - Stunning chess sets and beautiful environments - 10 Grandmaster-approved AI levels - Intuitive, overhauled local and online multiplayer with ELO ranking system - Comprehensive time controls, including Classical, Blitz and Marathon, available online - Spectate and compete in Official Ripstone tournaments - Demonstrate your skills in over 80 chess puzzles - Re-write the past by winning the biggest historic matches - In-depth tutorials to help improve your game

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Price: $5-$15

25# Pinball FX2 VR - 2016

Review81Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

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!

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Price: $15-$25

26# Conductor - 2017

Review85Score
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Requires a virtual reality headset.

Conductor is a action-adventure, puzzle, VR game that takes place in a post Industrial apocalypse. Take control of a locomotive and clear anything that stands in your way. Solve puzzles by using tools and wit. Defend yourself from the forces of Overcorp.

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Price: $5-$15

27# Nevermind - 2017

Review69Score

Nevermind is an adventure thriller game in which you must explore strange worlds and solve puzzles to unlock the mystery that lurks within the inner psyche of psychological trauma survivors. Within the game, you are a Neuroprober a unique physician who, through the use of cutting-edge technology, is able to venture into the minds of your Clients for whom traditional treatment methods have proven ineffective. Traumatic experiences, especially those left untreated, take their toll in countless ways, often triggering other serious problems as each Client's subconscious mind desperately tries to cope.

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Price: $15-$25

28# Trackmania Turbo - 2016

Review76Score

Available for the first time on Xbox One, Trackmania offers you the ultimate arcade racing universe. Test your skills in outlandish tracks and challenge your friends at home (offline splitscreen) or online. - Rollercoaster Lagoon: Defy gravity in a tropical paradise, racing on magnetic tracks.

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Price: $25-$40

29# MINE! - 2017

Review84Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

This VR Shooting Gallery single player game has three levels of game play challenging you to defend the mine from invading forces. From your static vantage point you need to shoot as many aliens as possible, as fast as you can. Are you able to stop them stealing your crystals?

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Price: Free

30# EVERSPACE - 2017

Review82Score

EVERSPACE is an action-focused single-player space shooter, combining roguelike elements with top-notch visuals and a captivating story. Your skills, experience, and talent for improvisation will be tested continuously as you piece together the puzzle of your existence through encounters with interesting characters, each having their own unique part of the story to tell. * Single-player roguelike space shooter with persistent progression * Captivating fully voice-acted story featuring interesting and thoughtfully designed characters * Three unique player ships, each with different capabilities and starting gear to choose from * In-depth crafting and damage system * Dynamic, functional cockpit displays for all player ships

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Price: $25-$40

31# Job Simulator - 2016

Review73Score

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'.

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Price: $25-$40

32# DCS World - 2013

Review80Score

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!

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Price: Free

33# Surge - 2006

Review84Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

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

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Price: Free

34# SUPERHOT VR - 2016

Review80Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Blurring the lines between cautious strategy and unbridled mayhem, SUPERHOT VR is the definitive VR FPS in which time moves only when you move. It's just you, outnumbered and outgunned, grabbing the weapons of fallen enemies to shoot, slice, and maneuver through a hurricane of slow-motion bullets. SUPERHOT VR now also includes the massive SUPERHOT FOREVER update, bringing hours of new replayable challenges, achievements and hardcore endless levels to SUPERHOT VR's time-bending gameplay, including: - Test your aim where only headshots take out enemies.

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Price: $15-$25

35# Tethered - 2017

Review81Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Thirteen unique islands await your guiding hand in this beautiful and engrossing virtual reality strategy game, unlike anything you have experienced before!

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Price: $25-$40

36# Fruit Ninja VR - 2016

Review84Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Step inside the Fruit Ninja universe and experience a slice of virtual reality like never before. Play Fruit Ninja VR now!

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Price: $15-$25

37# Dreadhalls - 2017

Review83Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

You are trapped deep inside a massive dungeon. Explore it, survive it and find a way to escape. Your only weapons will be stealth, your own courage, and a faint light. Dreadhalls is an intense and scary experience, not for the faint of heart. You have been warned!

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Price: $5-$15

38# INVASION! - 2017

Review82Score

Early Access

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Invasion is bullet-hell shoot 'em up, a direct descendant of Galaxian video game with new ideas and technical implementation. If you like a non-stop shooting and full screen explosions - this is your game.

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Price: $5-$15

39# Out of Ammo - 2016

Review83Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

An intense virtual reality strategy game, Out of Ammo has you constructing defenses, calling in artillery, issuing orders, and even taking control of your soldiers directly in order to survive for as long as you can!

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Price: $15-$25

40# Sayonara Umihara Kawase - 1994

Review79Score

Umihara Kawase is a girl who uses a fishing hook as a grappling hook. You’ll need quick reflexes to swing your way through the branching surreal environments. Use your brains to figure out the best way through. They say fish is brain food—you’re going to need it!

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Price: $15-$25

41# InMind VR - 2015

Review80Score

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.

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Price: Free

42# Dead Effect 2 VR - 2017

Review82Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Dead Effect 2 is the newest addition to the acclaimed Dead Effect franchise. This action sci-fi shooter is looking to push the boundaries of first-person shooters to new levels with slick graphics, rich narrative and RPG elements.

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Price: $25-$40

43# The Solus Project - 2017

Review76Score

- Plants grow and rot, weather changes from scorching heat to chilling storms, the wind and humidity are unforgiving... - Craft items, explore vast areas, monitor your health, sleep regularly, and more A true survival experience! - Learn the secrets of a mysterious alien civilization that might hold the key to humanity's survival!

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Price: $15-$25

44# The Trace - 2017

Review79Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Matthew is a less successful private detective, trying to make his career take off. One day, he took a child kidnapping case. However, as he continues to investigate, but found that a terrible fact is gradually surfaced, and will be able to expose a group of ongoing appalling experiments. But is this the whole picture of things?

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Price: $15-$25

45# EVE: Valkyrie - 2016

Review73Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Become an elite fighter pilot and immerse yourself in virtual reality space combat. Welcome to the next life.

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Price > $40

46# Noda - 2007

Review80Score

Early Access

Requires a virtual reality headset.

Noda is virtual reality environment where you can move data around with your hands, connect things together, see structure and dive into the details.

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Price: $5-$15

47# AirMech: Command - 2017

Review81Score

Requires a virtual reality headset.

AirMech Command is the definitive Action/RTS experience in VR. With all new tactical room-space controls AND ground-level flight controls, you can command troops and units from orbit, or grab the stick and pilot your AirMech directly. Play Solo, Co-Op, or PVP with dozens of 'Mechs, customizable armies, and unlockable vanity items.

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Price: $15-$25

48# Redout - 2017

Review81Score

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.

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Price: $25-$40

49# Stealth Labyrinth - 2016

Review80Score

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.

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