At this point it’s been a while since we’ve all been cooped up at home. And while frolicking around outside isn’t recommended, a little bit of exercise most definitely is! So why not have some fun while we’re at it?
Some of the VR games listed further down are relaxing, others will help you bust out a sweat in no time, but what they all have in common is what an absolute blast they are to play at home during the quarantine.
Genre: Dystopian, Action, Adventure
Valve’s very own entry into the VR market and a much anticipated breath of dystopian air, Half-Life: Alyx takes place between the events of Half-Life and Half-Life 2.
Genre: Space Exploration, Action, Adventure
Don’t let its initial release infamy fool you - nowadays No Man’s Sky is jam-packed with galaxies to explore, bases to build, starships to destroy and cute alien pets to breed.
Genre: Shooter, Indie
The hit game where time moves only when you do! Ever daydreamed of being as cool as Neo from The Matrix? This is the game to make that wish come true.
Genre: Puzzles, Exploration
As relaxing as it is thought-provoking, The Talos Principle sure to quench your thirst for puzzle-solving.
Genre: Shooter, Arcade
Do you like shooting stuff? Want to be a space pirate? Choose your weapon and have at it! Need we say more? As of 2020, this is already a classic!
Genre: Rhythm, Workout
If space pirating isn’t your forte, how do light sabers sound? Pick a song, adjust your difficulty and get ready to bust out a sweat.
Genre: Fantasy, RPG, Adventure
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is one of the most commercially successful games of all times. With more than 30 million copies sold worldwide, it’s no wonder Bethesda decided to give this dragon-slayer game the VR treatment.
Genre: Horror, Survival
The Resident Evil series has long been a staple in the horror gaming genre and Resident Evil 7 is a shining example. Atmospheric and nerve-wracking, this is not to be played by those weak of heart.
Genre: Exploration, Space, Open World
Aptly named the “definitive massively multiplayer space epic”, this is a must-play game if your heart shines close to the stars. The massively multiplayer open world will suck you in better than a black hole.
Genre: Party, Puzzle
This ultimate bomb disposal sim will put your friendships to the test better than Monopoly.
Genre: RPG, Action, Adventure, Post-Apocalyptic
The world has been destroyed by nuclear war and few survivors remain - you’re one of them. Find your place in a different, war-ravaged land in this award-winning post-apocalyptic role-playing masterpiece.
Genre: Shooter, Zombies, Survival
Since we’re on the post-apocalyptic wave, here’s another, gorier spin - jump into the zombie action solo or joined by 3 more friends.
Genre: Sci-Fi, Simulation, Teamwork
Grab your friends and hop aboard the U.S.S. Aegis as one of four roles: Captain, Helm, Tactical or Engineer. VR me up, Scotty?
Genre: Puzzle, Action, Adventure
Adorable characters, a whimsical world, gripping combat and compelling puzzles - Moss has got it all! Did we mention how adorable it is?
Genre: Shooter, Action, Simulation
Maybe you recently saw Pacific Rim again and now your fingers are itching for some action-packed mecha warfare? Look no further!