This list is going to be really interesting for people who are a huge fan of the horror games genre. Virtual Reality has really given another dimension to horror games and if you have missed out any major horror game releases this year then do check out the compilation of the best horror games releases for 2017 below-
1. Resident Evil 7
This is one of the best horror games of all times! The game released in January and took the internet by storm with all the let’s play videos that one could find on YouTube. It is one of the best horror games that anyone could play and has raised the bar for the standard of other VR horror games releasing this year.
You would be playing the protagonist and trying to save your girlfriend. Th story has two different endings so it really depends on how you play the game and the endings would be different. The game is pretty long and it is interesting and the story unravels of what is happening in the house that you enter.
There is one family that has pretty much been affected by the evil and you need to get past all the crazy family members who are trying to kill you to find out about your girlfriend and discover the mysteries of what happened and how everything went downhill. If you haven’t played this game yet, then this should on the top of your list of games.
2. Here they Lie
Here they lie is a game strong on narrative and has way too many things going on in the game making it a pure classic. In the game you would find different creatures having some infections and interaction with them would just affect our mind.
The game is pretty amazing with the graphics and detailing. It is the one of the best horror game on the Oculus Rift and with all the effects and storyline you are going to love this game. The game is going to take you through a really engaging narrative in VR and the best part about the game is that it is way too realistic.
This game is certainly one of the best and you can check out the trailer down below and let us know what you think about it!
3. Paranormal Activity VR
The Paranormal Activity VR is one of the scariest games ever and it can be said that it is as terrifying as the Resident Evil 7. In the game, you are all alone inside a home and are exploring the place with nothing but just a torch. Soon you realize that you have company and things are not looking good.
Escape the terror that is haunting you in the house and unravel the mystery on what really happened in the house.The game is a copy of the Paranormal Activity franchise movie and if you are a big fan of the movie then you are definitely going to like the idea of being in the movie and being able to interact with the objects in VR.
The game is immersive and one of the best horror games on Oculus Rift and if you are looking for something that would give you goosebumps all along the game then do check out this game on the Oculus Store.
4. Get Even
This is a first-person game where you are going to be the protagonist. In the beginning of the game, you wake up at a mental asylum with the only memory of saving a teenage girl with a bomb strapped to her chest. The entire game is about you figuring out what is happening and how you got to the asylum and who is the girl.
The game gets pretty confusing with all the flashbacks and a few unknown character that you see every now and then. This game does not come with jump scares but everything that is going around might freak you out. It is a psychological horror so even if you don’t really get any jump scares, it still manages to get you paranoid.
This game has great graphics and amazing detailing, the scenes that are shown in the game look pretty realistic and the game is a first-person shooting game along with a hint of horror. The overall storyline is more like a suspense thriller where a few moments can get a little freaky.
Although this game might not involve ghosts or any other typical horror game characters it does scare you and if you want a game that has a slight hint of horror along with an amazing storyline then you should clearly try this game. The game releases in Spring 2017.
5. Don’t Knock Twice
The movie was scary enough and now we have a game. The game is about a witch who lives in a manor and you are playing the game as a mother who is looking for her daughter inside the manor. The daughter is trapped inside and as you progress within the game you would find many clues and unravel mysteries which would aid you in finding your daughter.
The game looks pretty good and it has a really good gameplay and an engaging narrative. The game trailer makes it look pretty promising and it is definitely worth playing! The game has tons of positive reviews and if you haven’t experienced this game in VR yet then you should go ahead and watch the trailer now.
6. The Brookhaven Experiment
The Brookhaven experiment is one of the most amazing games which will take you to the environment of The walking dead and is more like a narrative game making it overall amazing gaming experience. The storytelling really gets you excited and thrilled along with the post-apocalypse situation which is quite scary.
One of the scariest horror games that one could play on the Rift, the Brookhaven Experiment is one of the best games where you need to keep shooting all the creepy and disgusting monsters that come your way. This game is definitely going to be one of the best horror games we have in VR.
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