PlayStation VR, HTV Vive, Windows MR, and Oculus Rift are still a bit too expensive for most gamers, but VR gaming has had a good year in 2019 with an awesome lineup of games that can rival even the other triple A titles. If you are planning to invest in a VR headset this year, you should try these awesome VR games.

Tetris Effect

Remember that feeling when you are so immersed in a video game that when you finally go out into the world, you begin to see real-life objects as familiar patterns and shapes from the game? That’s what Tetris Effect is about—breathing life into a classic game and understanding its effects on your brain.

Beat Saber

This rhythm games lets you use glowing stick similar to light sabers to slash approaching blocks that represent musical notes. Your score is based on the angle of your swings and your accuracy.

Red Matter

It is a puzzle adventure game set in a cold war in a dystopian world. You will take on the role of an astronaut sent to investigate a suspicious research project in a moon.

Astro Bot Rescue Mission

Remember The Playroom in PS4? Its popularity has apparently led to the development of this surprisingly good platformer that plays to the strength of the PSVR.

Firewall: Zero Hour

First-person shooters are becoming better in the VR platform. This game pits you against other players in teams of four people with the objective of disabling a firewall then hacking the data from the other team.


In this adventure game, you take on the role of Faerie who wakes up in an orphanage and learns she has the ability to manipulate time or store life energy in her hands. However, if she can find a golden wand, she can drain a person’s life and use it to time travel.

Vox Machinae

You get to control a giant mech, called a Grinder, and customize it with different weapons accessories as you are pitted against other grinders.


A mix of adventure and psychological thriller, this game is surprisingly good in bringing light to family relationships and troubles. You get to traverse the unusual simulation created by Raymond from the perspective of his family.

Brass Tactics

This strategy game brings all the wonders of tabletop gaming but in virtual reality. Your objective is to win the war by making the best possible army you can have.


This racing platformer is quite an experience as you rotate, fly, and jump through different obstacles in the neon city.


The game introduces the mouse Quill who finds herself in a fantasy land after being sucked into a mysterious book. She learns that the land was being threatened by a snake and that she must save her uncle.


Interact with virtual toys and discover hidden worlds inside them in this charming puzzle game. It’s quite fun to play with its amazing soundtrack, too.