PHILIPPINES – Video games have a way of absorbing us to glorious digital worlds and enabling us to interact with technology in new ways. Today, with the improvement of virtual reality gaming has reached a whole new level of amazing.
Now that the Samsung Gear VR is out on shelves, gaming has never been as thrilling and exciting as before. At only P4,990, gamers can now try their hand at first person shooter games and become their favorite RPG character.
In case you’re wondering, the device comes equipped with all the bells and whistles to provide a truly immersive virtual reality (VR) gaming experience.
Now the question is, how do you make the most out of it?
In case you haven’t noticed, the options for games abound on the Samsung Gear VR. And to ensure that you don’t miss out on the best ones, we’ve rounded up the top games you should download:
1. Smash Hit VR (Free)
This arcade game transitions from the smartphone and onto the VR platform with ease. It’s the kind of game that you can easily play for days on end. The goal is simple—hit the target. But instead of thumbing through your screen, you now have to shift your head and tilt it side to side to hit your targets.
2. Temple Run (Free)
One of the most popular games to ever come on Android, Temple Run is making its way to the VR platform. Run as fast as you can from the artic demon monsters and collect treasures throughout your path. The nerve-wracking game gives you an immersive, first person view of the snowy trails you need to cross as you are being chased through icy terrain and rickety bridges.
3. Dead Secret (Paid)
Ever wonder what it’s like to actually live through the games that you play? Particularly the more thrilling ones? Dead Secret lets you play detective in this mystery thriller where you investigate a suspicious death. You’ll certainly feel the thrill as you walk through the entire game complete with sound effects that could easily creep out even the most intrepid investigators.
4. Oculus Arcade (Free)
Here’s a very cool throwback that you can play on VR. Remember Pac-Man? Sonic? Galaga? These are just some of the classic games that you can now play on Samsung Gear VR’s virtual world.
5. Land’s End (Paid)
For more relaxing recreational options, Land’s End offers a fairly slow puzzle game that uses the device’s head tracking as controls. Each level on the game takes you to splendid environments. The surroundings are serene and beautiful sights to behold, so sit back and relax—it’ll take a while before you decide to slip off the Gear VR and give up on the puzzles presented.
6. Gunjack (Paid)
Gunjack sets the bar for VR shooter games and for the entire genre on mobile. In the game, you take the role of a gun turret operator based on a mining ship in deep space. Your goal is to keep the vessel safe by keeping pirates seeking to plunder your precious cargo at bay.
With VR on the rise, it’s about time you choose a device that will allow you to get the best gaming experience the platform has to offer.