Our Recommendations for New VR Games

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It’s exciting times for the VR community. With games and updates being released left and right, it’s hard to keep track of it all. Trust us, we know the struggle. And so whether you’re looking to top the leaderboards, or explore unknown worlds, we have a game recommendation for you.


presenting our picks

There are plenty of exciting and captivating VR games that are set for release this year. This includes brand new games, updated versions, and VR version releases. For now, we will hold off on the updated versions and will simply be covering new games that are being released in VR for 2022. Without further ado and in no particular order, here are five VR games we recommend based on your play style.


Wanderer


Set in an alternate, apocalyptic timeline, Wanderer is a blend of escape-room style puzzles and action arcade sequences. This game is filled with an enthralling narrative where you defend ancient civilizations from danger, uncover grueling secrets and ultimately, change the course of history. If you are looking to immerse yourself in a world of time travel and adventure that gets you asking, “what if?”, then this is a game for you.


Release Date: January 27, 2022

Developer: Oddboy and M Theory

Platforms: Available on PS VR, Oculus and Steam


Check it out here.


Zenith: the last city


Built in an infinite universe, the world of Zenith is a lush fantasy world filled with challenging world bosses and dungeons in anime-style graphics that will surely captivate you. This JRPG-inspired VR MMO will test your spell-casting skills and your ability to make quick battle decisions in spite of the monsters around you. You can complete missions, gain powerful equipment and level up with friends you’ve met along the way. Whatever you decide, this is a game where you have full reins on who you can be and what you can do.


Release Date: January 27, 2022

Developer: Ramen VR

Platforms: Available on PS VR, Oculus and Steam


Check it out here.


green hell vr


Based on the highly acclaimed PC game, Green Hell, Green Hell VR is an open world survival VR experience set in the Amazon rainforest. The game is as authentic as it gets in terms of survival as it recreates the dangerous conditions of the Amazon jungle and places you in life or death situations. This is a game that allows you to strategize, think and make decisions in an action-filled environment. If you love challenges and harrowing gameplay, then this is a game for you.


Release Date: 2022

Developer: Creepy Jar, Forever Entertainment S. A., and Incuvo SA

Platforms: Available on Quest 2 and Steam


Check it out here.


cities vr


Cities VR is another example of a widely popular game being brought into VR. Based on the original called Cities Skylines, this city-building experience allows players to control every aspect of urban planning. Through an expansive birds-eye view, you can create buildings and structures, manage your city’s economics, direct the flow of traffic and so much more. Once you’re done managing, you can also see your creation come alive through the streets. It’s a game that allows you to be creative, but also strategic with your city building.


Release Date: Spring 2022

Developer: Fast Travel Games

Platforms: Available on Quest 2


Check it out here.


ultimechs


Ultimechs is a multiplayer VR gaming experience. The game puts you aboard a mech to play professional athletics. Featuring the typical gameplay of trying to get a ball into a net, the game is enhanced through electrifying power moves in VR that gives its gameplay that extra edge. Developed by Resolution Games, whose latest title won 2021 VR Game of the Year, we can’t wait to customize our own purpose-built mechs, explore the different modes of the game and play with friends or meet new ones.


Release Date: 2022

Developer: Resolution Games

Platforms: TBA


Check it out here.


Keep your eye out

There are exciting things about to happen on the horizon and it’s good to keep an eye out. The year has only just begun, but if 2021 has taught us anything, it’s to always be prepared for the unexpected and also find things to look forward to. And what better way to do that than through VR. Tell us, which one are you most looking forward to? Did we miss your personal favorite? Come join the Archiact Discord and tell us all about it.