Samsung Gear VR is the best VR headsets we have for android phones, to be specific-Samsung Phones which are compatible with the Gear VR. Gear VR is loaded with games that offer a high-resolution VR experience to the user and the quality of VR experience on this VR headset is the major reason that it is one of the best VR headsets you could ever own.
The games on the Gear VR are as great as the VR headset itself. Almost every game has a great graphics and none of the games are disappointing. Let’s look at a few games that you should get started with once you have your hands on the Gear VR.
1. Land’s End
Land’s End is a visually stunning game with beautiful landscapes in VR. The exploration in Land’s End makes you see all the beautiful sceneries and it is an amazing experience for anyone who is trying out the VR for the first time. The game is packed with puzzles which you must solve in order to move forward in the game.
The puzzles are not as easy as you might expect them to be making the game more challenging altogether. The game has a great blend of amazing graphics and engaging gameplay. The Land’s End is one of the best games on the Samsung Gear VR and if you are not yet convinced, then look at the video trailer below.
2. Hitman Go: VR Edition
Hitman Go VR edition is more like a chessboard where you try to move the character by taking a path so that it does not get detected by any of your enemies. It basically has the elements of the Hitman game put together in a different pattern for the VR ready game.
There would be elements that would be slowly added to the narrative as you go on progressing in the game. The game is interesting and has a pretty immersive gameplay that can keep you engaged for a really long time. If you have tried this game then let me know your thoughts about it in the comment section below!
3. Dark Days
This is a point and click game where there is a heavy dose of narration along with gameplay. In the game, you would be haunted by a shadow which would take up most of your energy to find out who it is and why has it been following you. The character of the game is Jade and it is more like an amnesia which tends to make him question certain incidents in his life.
The game has an amazing graphics which make everything inside the game look so real. It is an amazing experience and is a must play for all the Gear VR owners. Having said that check out the video trailer of this game since it would give you a better idea about the game.
Tactera is a strategy based game where you need to eliminate all the enemy units and you would be playing the entire game from a third person perspective. The game involves different modes and the real fun begins in the multiplayer mode.
You are a commander at war and it needs a real-time strategy to win the game. It is a beautifully RTS game crafted for the Gear VR and you could easily play it without the use of any controllers. Check out the video trailer of the game below.
Do dark passages creep you out? Are you scared of walking around in dark rooms? If yes, then Dreadhalls is one such game where you would be screaming your lungs out. It is a really scary game and you need a heart of steel to undergo all the different levels on this game.
It is a wonderful VR experience and it is one of the best horror games that you can play on the Gear VR. The game is pretty long and can sustain you for a really long time. The gameplay is really immersive and if you have the Gear VR then go ahead and play this game right now!
6. Minecraft VR
Minecraft is not known for realistic graphics and that is something that makes the game unique. This block building game is so immersive that for a moment you would actually feel like you are inside the pixelated game and most of the gamers found it very addictive.
This game can result in long hours of gameplay and the graphics may not be usually immersive but it can be a really addictive gameplay. The tasks given in Minecraft can be really interesting and the game can get really addictive after a while. Minecraft VR is one of the most famous games on the Gear VR and people were really excited when it was launched in VR.
We all love Harry Potter, at least majority of us do and getting an opportunity to be in one such mystical land will be a dream come true. Well, this is possible through the Daydream VR title- Wands where you would be casting spells and perfecting your unique magic wands.
The game includes multiplayer gameplay making it even more exciting and there are several relics and other spells that you will discover. It is one of the best gameplay experiences in VR and if you own a DayDream VR then I do not see any reason for you not to be interested or excited about this game.
8. Affected: The Manor
Affected: The Manor is another horror game which involves you roaming around in a creepy Manor. Although this may be termed as a game by many, it is more like an experience. Yes, not all games require that you hold guns and collect objects to unravel the mystery but this game involves just opening and closing doors.
The game involves a lot of jump scares and the entire game contains a number of such instances where you would be scared to death. How is it when compared to Dreadhalls? Well, Dreadhalls has a definite gameplay but this game is more like wandering around a creepy house along with creepy music in the background.
9. Drop Dead
This is a zombie shooter game and the game has fine detailing which makes playing it in VR an amazing experience. It is a really great game if you like the typical arcade shooting games. This game is one of the newest releases on the Gear VR which makes us realize that there is a constant update of the Content on Gear VR.
The game is not scary and all you need to do is just look at the zombies and shoot. You might find it a bit scary from the trailer but trust me you just can’t take this game seriously. It is a fun-filled experience where you have gaze triggers to shoot the zombies and clear out the area.
10 Smash Hit
Smash Hit is a pretty simple game where you are going to shoot metal balls on beautiful glass structures that come your way. The entire set up is really gorgeous and in VR it looks even better. Smash Hit is one of the easiest and yet addictive games on the Gear VR.
The gameplay is amazing and you will fall in love with the graphics. It is a fun and simple game without any strategy involved. Check out the video trailer to get a glimpse of how the game works!
Hope you liked all the games that have been reviewed. In the case you have any further recommendations then do let me know in the comments section below.