100ft Robot Golf
Starting off is 100ft Robot Golf. It doesn’t need all that much explaining because the title pretty much says it all. It’s giant robots, playing golf across a massive city. The environment is fully destructible, so don’t let that pesky skyscraper stop you from nailing that hole-in-one!
Ace Combat 7
Ace Combat 7 is set to put players right in the middle of aerial dogfights that the Ace Combat series is known so well for. With photo-realistic visuals and an evolving and adapting ecosystem which promises to dictate the flow of battle, this looks set to be one immersive PlayStation VR experience.
Simply put, Atom Universe is a virtual theme park coming to PlayStation VR. The theme park is filled with rides and games and will allow users to chat, make friends and have fun together. Atom Universe was successfully Kickstarted back in April last year.
Adrift is a first-person adventure game that puts you in the spacesuit of an astronaut floating through the wreckage of a destroyed space station with no memory of the incident. Over the course of the game, the player will be tasked with finding clues to discover exactly what happened and try to return home.
Albino Lullaby just freaks us out from the images we’ve seen. Described as a horror adventure game that doesn’t rely on jump scares or gore, Albino Lullaby instead twists and contorts its environments in its dynamic way.
The spiritual successor to P.T., Allison Road puts players in the shoes of an unnamed protagonist who awakens in his house in Britain with no memory. The player is tasked with exploring his house to find clues on what exactly is going on, but with the friendly looking thing pictured above keeping you company, we feel many PlayStation VR headsets won’t stay on too long.
Apollo 11 VR Experience
The Apollo 11 VR experience aims to allow players step foot on the Saturn V Rocket, the most powerful machine ever created by humans, and go where no man had gone before. For any space enthusiasts, this is one to keep an eye on.
ARK: Survival Evolved
Starting off completely naked on the mysterious island of ARK, you’re tasked with hunting, harvesting and surviving with all manner of friendly dinosaurs just waiting to make you their chew toy. The game has now been confirmed to be coming to PlayStation VR and PS4, though it’s already out on PC and Xbox One.
In The Assembly, players are thrown into the underground world of a group called The Assembly. These guys are a secretive collection of scientists, academics, and engineers who believe morality in society is preventing scientific advancement and are committed to discovering a universal theory of everything.
Battlezone is the modern day reimagining of the game of the same name from back on the Atari days. With a fresh new lick of paint and PlayStation VR compatibility, we’re all set to use our periscope viewfinder to blow some enemies up!
Bebylon Battle Royale
One of the weirder games on this list, Bebylon Battle Royale allows you to fighter your superstar baby against another one and see who will stand victorious at the end. Okay then!
Chernobyl VR Project
Developer The Farm 51 is attempting something rather ambitious in an attempt to provide virtual tourism for Chernobyl and Pripyat. Aside from letting players explore a virtual recreation of Chernobyl, The Farm 51 has also stated there will be a campaign of sorts, too.
You know how you’ve always wanted to cheat on a school test underwater in a school of dolphins? Yeah, that’s this. You’ll cheat, sabotage and manipulate your way to be the top of the class. Take that, smart-ass dolphins!
Cult County was originally intended to release on the Nintendo 3DS. However, with the game exceeding the limitations of the platform, this has been scrapped and developer Renegade Kid is keen to get the project on VR. Cult County is a first-person survival horror game blending tension, exploration and action into one.
Crystal Rift is a grid-based dungeon-crawler in a classic first person perspective. The player will uncover the narrative and story through exploration of each of its 30 levels.
Cyber Danganronpa VR: Class Trial
Combining the class trial portion of the first two games in the series, this VR Danganronpa title tasks players with exposing a killer among the students. For any fans of Danganronpa, you’ll want to check this out.
DEAD OR ALIVE XTREME 3
Team Ninja’s latest iteration on the vacation and volleyball-themed spin-off of their fighting series Dead or Alive will be getting the PlayStation VR treatment when it eventually releases at some point this year.
In Dead Secret, you’ll be tasked with finding out who exactly killed Harris Bullard. You’ll play as an ambitious journalist on a mission to make headlines. Players will have to search the crime scene for clues and look back into Bullard’s past if they’re to make it big, though.
Desert Bus 2.0
Desert Bus 2.0 is a remaster of the gag mini-game from Penn & Teller’s Smoke and Mirrors back in 1995. You’ll drive a bus through endless highway, weaving its way through a desert at 45 miles per hour… huh.
Distance takes the classic arcade racing we all know and love and throws it into a fully-realized, futuristic world. You’ll make your way from point A to point B trying to survive the obstacles in your way.
Media Molecules’ Dreams is essentially a game that acts as a crafting tool. Dreams gives players the ability to create whatever they like in a very eery 3D dreamworld. You’ll be able to share your levels with others and explore other people’s dreams. Think Little Big Planet gone a tad ethereal.
Driveclub has already been out on the PlayStation 4 for a couple years, but when the PlayStation VR releases, you’ll feel like you’re quite literally in the driver’s seat.
Dynasty Warriors 8 VR
Remaining one of the most critically acclaimed titles of the franchise yet, Dynasty Warriors 8 will allow fans of the series to jump right into the heart of the hack-and-slash action with the help of PlayStation VR.
Ubisoft answered our prayers when Eagle Flight was revealed as PSX. Allowing you to fly like an eagle around a decadent town with a beautiful art direction with your friends, this is one to keep an eye on.
The Easel is a relatively unknown title coming to PlayStation VR. The game will allow you to paint in three-dimensional space with a number of different brush options. However, Harmonix uses music to spice things up. You’ll use either a preset track in the game or upload your own and as you paint, your brushes will react dynamically to the song that’s playing.
The Earthlight Project
The Earthlight Project is a new astronaut virtual reality experience using Unreal Engine 4. In Earthlight, you’ll get to perform everyday astronaut tasks such as undoing screws and eating weird space food!
In Eclipse, players will awaken on the planet after crash-landing to find a world covered in the remains of a failed civilization. You’ll have to get exploring in order to unravel the “mysterious story” of this world.
EVE: Valkyrie, multiplayer dogfighting shooter set in the EVE universe, will use PlayStation VR to put you right in the cockpit of your very own ship.
Very little has been said about FATED, but according to the game’s website, “FATED is an upcoming virtual reality action-adventure experience set in a Norse land during Ragnarök.”
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn invites players to explore the world of Eorzea with friends from across the world. In Final Fantasy XIV, you’re free to do whatever you want whether that’s battling monsters, or crafting the finest wares in the land.
Futuridium EP Deluxe
Futuridium EP Deluxe is already out on the PlayStation 4, but will receive PlayStation VR support upon the headset’s release. Futuridium EP Delux is an indie shoot ’em up title focused on high score chasing across fifty levels, five bosses and extra bonus levels.
Running natively at 120 frames per second, Futuridium VR will bring the classic gameplay from the Futuridium series that fans know and love. However, interestingly Director Mario Fanelli stated, “The early version we’re showcasing draws a lot from Futuridium EP Deluxe, but the final version of the game will be a lot more similar to a certain space game with a fox and will sport gameplay mechanics peculiar to VR.”
The Gallery: Six Elements
The Gallery is a fantasy exploration game built purely as a virtual reality experience. Put in the role of an Urban Explorer, you’ll have to seek out The Gallery and journey into the six painted portraits within, each of which representing one of the core elements of life. You’ll have to unravel the true meaning of The Gallery to find each of the six sacred keys.
Get Even is a first-person shooter with elements of horror, puzzle-solving and exploration. The campaign will allow players to use sci-fi gadgets and surveillance equipment to predict the future and work out the best way to defeat enemies.
GNOG is a pretty funky-looking puzzle-adventure game that focuses on discovery in a world made up of weird monster heads. Each of the monsters has its own personality and a separate micro-world on the other side of its head. By interacting with both sides of the head, you’ll be able to solve the puzzle. Fail to do so and heads will roll.
Godling puts you in the tiny shoes of a toddler God, unsurprisingly called a Godling. After a bit of time exploring, you’ll discover you have tons of powers and abilities at your fingertips. It’s up to you whether you use these to watch your surroundings flourish, or burn them to the ground.
Not much is really known about Golem. The trailer we saw back in December at PSX showed a stone golem exploring an abandoned city, and its master controlling it. You’ll be searching through ancient ruins in search of artifacts and treasure, and we’re guessing you won’t be alone.
The Golf Club
The Golf Club aims to be the first definitive PlayStation VR experience to deliver realistic golfing gameplay. However, it also aims to really mix up your experience every time you play with procedurally generated courses. You can also use the course editor to customize, tweak and craft any course you can think of, before sharing them with your friends of course.
Gran Turismo Sport
Gran Turismo Sport aims to bring Polyphony Digital’s racing titan to PlayStation 4 and PlayStation VR in serious style. Players will also be able to enter and compete in a couple of FIA championships in-game and get a chance to win real-life prizes alongside Formula 1 racers such as Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel.
Harmonix Music VR
Harmonix Music VR isn’t so much a game as it is a music visualizer. Allowing you to load up any song you want, the game will then generate a unique visualization of the song. The visualization will vary completely on what world you select and, of course, the song that you select.
Hatsune Miku Project
Hatsune Miku Project will bring the classic rhythm gameplay from the series and allow players to experience it up-close with the help of PlayStation VR.
Headmaster is a game from studio Fame Interactive that aims to improve your soccer skills with the help of PlayStation VR. After being sent to the Football Improvement Center, you must go through a whole host of different training activities to reach the expectations set out by your manager.
Holodance is a collaborative multiplayer Virtual Reality music game that somehow includes a dragon. Very little is known about the game but we’re sure as hell intrigued. You can find out more about the game here.
Hyper Void is already out on the PlayStation 4, but will get PlayStation VR support when the headset releases. Hyper Void is a game that will take you through cross-dimensional wormholes across 29 levels in order to defeat a whole ton of bosses and enemies awaiting your interstellar adventure.
The Hum: Abductions
The Hum: Abductions is a first-person alien horror game, that puts you in the role of Holly Sanders, a mother and wife whose husband mysteriously vanished months ago. Of course, aliens are involved and it’s down to you to work out exactly what’s going on.
iO Moon is an immersive experience that’ll have you piloting an exploration probe into Jupiter’s moon iO. You’re tasked with exploring this unknown and mysterious moon, and all that that entails. It’s a pretty game for sure and will certainly provide an immersive sci-fi experience when it releases.
In the future, robots have successfully taken over the world and are now doing all jobs that humans used to do. To make sure we don’t forget exactly what it was like to do some work, the job simulator was created. You can be a gourmet chef, office worker or a convenience store assistant and experience all those fun things you used to do!
Joysound VR looks like it may only be released in Japan, but it will bring back the popular karaoke gameplay that the likes of Singstar offer us over here in the West. With a full 360 degree view and 3D sound, Joysound will make you feel like you’re really up on that stage all over again.
In Jurassic Encounter, players will find themselves stuck in one place with only the ability to move their right arm holding a branch with a couple of leaves on it. You’ll look around the prehistoric world as all manner of giant dinosaurs appear and interact with each other and the environment around them.
Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes
A multiplayer game, Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes tasks a duo with diffusing a bomb. One player will be able to see the bomb and has to disarm it with the help of their friend, who has sole access the bomb diffusal guide. This is truly chaotic fun.
From the developer of Technolust comes Kerser, a high-speed endless runner style racer built specifically for virtual reality. In Kerser, you’ll steer a ship through a cyberpunk landscape avoiding obstacles and collecting power-ups in an attempt to get the highest possible score. You’ll also earn cash which can be spent on upgrading your vehicle to improve your chances of getting even further.
Kôna is a first-person adventure which puts players in the role of a private detective who has been hired to investigate the vandalism of a wealthy guy’s home in Northern Quebec. When you arrive there, you’ll find that the entire population seems to have left the city and it’s down to you to investigate what’s going on.
In Loading Human, you’ll be put into the shoes of a man named Prometheus as he begins his training for his deep space mission in the year 2185. In the game, you’ll be tasked with solving puzzles as you venture through Prometheus’ mind and relive fragments of his memories.
The London Heist
The London Heist compiles a number of different demos that we’ve seen on the show floor at a number of expos. Placing you at the heart of London’s criminal underworld, players will pull off a heist on the Russian mob before taking the gunfight to the roads of London for a bullet-filled getaway.
Megaton Rainfall uses procedurally generated cities and terrain to create a real-sized Earth for you to save in the role of a superhero. Your goal is to stop an alien invasion by shooting energy blasts. Rescue the cities before their life bars deplete to save the day!
Mind: Path to Thalamus
Mind: Path to Thalamus will have you exploring some rather unusual environments as players manipulate elements in order to advance in the game. You’ll have the ability to switch between day and night and control time too!
The Modern Zombie Taxi Co.
The Modern Zombie Taxi Co. is a weird and wonderful game for PlayStation VR that will have you chauffeuring zombies around a quaint little town. You’ll even be able to look in the back seat and see their horrified faces as you almost crash. Excellent!
Mortal Blitz is an arcade-style shooting game where you’ll have to take down wave after wave of enemy hordes as they approach your position. Don’t worry though, you’ll have a variety of weaponry and some slick movement options to give you the upper hand.
The Music Room
The Music Room is another game that has seen little talk so far. It aims to teach you to play some VR instruments, record songs and then go and share them with the world online. You’ll record songs through arranging loops using a layout system. As long as it’s easy enough to use, this sounds like it could be a great title for the musical gamer out there.
Nighttime Terror 2
Nighttime Terror 2 is a top-down shooter that takes place within your childhood nightmares. You’ll fight against those toys in your room that always seemed cute and cuddly in the day but a bit creepy at night. It’ll also include a leaderboard so you can tell your friends how you obliterated more of your childhood toys than them.
Omega Agent straps a nuclear-powered jetpack to your back and lets you fly around an open-world city. Missions and events will be dotted around the world, so you’ll have plenty of ways to put your newfound flying skills to the test.
Paranormal Activity VR
Not all that much has been said about Paranormal Activity VR. If what we’re thinking is true, demons will be jumping out of nowhere and dragging us down hallways by our feet as we scream like little kids.
P.O.L.L.E.N will allow players to interact or operate with everything they see in the virtual world. By doing so, players will be able to find their own unique way of discovering what happened in the mysteriously named Research Station M.
The Playroom VR
Sony has decided to bring some multiplayer fun to the PlayStation VR lineup in the form of Playroom VR. The wearer of the headset will be playing as a cartoon monster attempting to wreak havoc on the city with swings of their head, and the other players try to escape from said head-swinging monster.
Racing-sim Project Cars will also be receiving the PlayStation VR treatment when the headset releases later this year. With a ton of cars to choose from and tracks to test them out on, Project Cars offers a ton of replay value for racing fans.
Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin
Revealed at PSX late last year, Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin will tell the story of what happens straight after the end of the original Psychonauts game. Bridging the gap between the original game and the upcoming sequel, Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin will be a must-play for fans of the series.
Q.U.B.E² will give players the chance to slip on the high-tech gloves of the first game and solve more physics-based challenges, 3D jigsaws, and platform-based trials. The sequel is aiming to refine some of the core mechanics from the original game and throw in a ton of new puzzles too.
Radial-G is a sci-fi racing experience that will have players piloting high-speed vehicles around cylindrical tracks in all manner of weird and wonderful futuristic environments. The game aims to support 32-player multiplayer, too.
RIGS: Mechanized Combat League
RIGS is one of Sony’s headline games for PlayStation VR and has players put into these rather sleek mech suits. Your objective? Steal the ball off your opponents and drop it in the goal in the center of the map. It’s fast-paced and looks like it will rely heavily on teamwork to be an effective force on the field.
Rez Infinite is a PlayStation 4 remake of the classic musical shooter from Sega back in 2001. The remake in PlayStation VR will feature 3D audio, 120 frames per second and a new level called Area X.
Robinson: The Journey
Robinson: The Journey will have you playing the role of a young boy who has crash-landed on a mysterious planet. You’ll have to explore this unknown world in order to progress through the game. As long as our robot friend from the trailer stays with us, we’ll be happy.
Snow is the first winter sports game to come to PlayStation VR and attempts to be the most authentic game in the genre to date. It’ll allow players to create their own slopes by adjusting the terrain and adding in jumps, rails, and all other features anywhere onto the mountain.
Summer Lesson will have you become a linguistics teacher for two high school girls, one Japanese, one English-speaking. You’ll answer questions the girls have by shaking or nodding your head and you’ll watch as they read from their textbooks.
Superhypercube is all about rotating shapes into correct positions. However, while playing you’ll be making your way through some pretty vibrant and vivid tunnels with a shape in front of you and an opening at the end of the tunnel. The opening at the end of the tunnel will only fit the shape through in a particular way, so it’s down to you to rotate and get through the gap.
Surgeon Simulator puts you in the intense position of performing all kinds of different operations and trying not to kill the patient. The comedic catch? The game purposefully doesn’t control great and you’ll end up flinging your scalpel across the OR and sadly butchering your patient!
Synthesis Universe is a sci-fi game which will put you in the role of an android. Very little else is known about the title, but indie developer OlivierJT was overjoyed about the availability of VR to truly make his visions for the game a reality.
Tea Party Simulator 2015
In Tea Party Simulator 2015, you’ll finally be able to become the tea party master that you’ve always dreamed of being. Serve tea, biscuits, and cake doing your very best not to screw up. Much like Surgeon Simulator, controls are purposefully difficult, meaning your tea party will most likely turn out to be a complete disaster.
Technolust Scanlines is set in the cyberpunk future that was seen in the original Technolust game. Scanlines will see players assume the role of a security professional placed in charge of a checkpoint known as a scanline. With the help of an AI known as IRIS, players will scan and interrogate people to prevent threats from getting past.
Tekken is a notorious fighting franchise with stellar gameplay and a roster of memorable characters. With PlayStation VR integration you’ll be able to get up close to the action and watch as you kick your friend swiftly in the face.
Thunderbird is a first-person adventure game designed exclusively as a virtual reality experience. The game is set to take you on a fantastical and immersive journey. The gameplay clip above gives you an idea of the fantasy setting you’ll be exploring in the game. The title is due to be released as an episodic adventure with the first episode, Thunderbird: The Legend Begins, due out sometime mid-2016.
Bringing all the classic action fans of the series will know so well, Trackmania Turbo is the series’ first outing on console. High octane, fast-paced racing action is aplenty in this one. Combine these high-speed thrills with even more obscure and insane track layouts, and you’re getting an idea of what to expect in Trackmania Turbo.
Until Dawn: Rush of Blood
Until Dawn: Rush of Blood is an on-rails shooter that takes a lot of the memorable characters and enemies from the smash-hit horror franchise. A different direction from the original game, players will experience fast-paced scares as they make their way round this funhouse-like ride.
Vanguard V is a flight action game that’s been designed from the ground up specifically for virtual reality. By looking where you want to fly, Founder of developer ZeroTransform Justin Moravetz believes “Vanguard V uses what comes to us naturally to enable anyone to fly.”
Vector 36 gives players the chance to race across the surface of Mars in some seriously futuristic spacecraft. However, in order to survive on this alien planet, you’ll need to modify your craft with parts, accessories and weapons to make sure you don’t end up face down in red dust.
VizionEck is a competitive first-person shooter that has you playing as a cube. The game uses a simple art-style to great advantage in order to put a true spin on the traditional shooter gameplay. For example, having low life in some instances can be hugely beneficial and self-destruction isn’t always a negative. It’s a game you should check out as it’s got some really novel ideas.
Volume: Coda is a standalone, free expansion following on from the events of the core game, Volume. You’ll play as a new character known as The Troubleshooter and test your skills against 30 new levels.
War Thunder is an MMO game inspired by the events of World War II. You’ll take part in aerial dogfights, duke it out on land in a tank and even take the war to the high seas. The game has been out on the PlayStation 4 for just over 18 months now, but with PlayStation VR, the action will reach a new level of immersion.
In Wayward Sky, you’ll take on the role of Bess, a co-pilot for her father as they adventure across the sky. Unfortunately, you crash into a mysterious fortress that appears out of the clouds and destroys your plane. To make things even worse, your father has gone missing and it’s down to you to go find him. You’ll guide Bess around the environments by pointing with your head where you want to go from a third-person perspective. You’ll then switch to a first-person view to interact with objects in the environment.
White Day is a remake of White Day: A Labyrinth Named School, which was a Korean horror game released back in 2001. In White Day, you’ll take on the role of a boy who finds himself trapped in his school on the night before the eponymous holiday. Little else is known about the game, and whether it will see a Western release is also uncertain.
World War Toons
World War Toons is a cartoony, multiplayer, first-person shooter designed for both VR and non-VR players. The game looks like it’s set to bring a ‘kid-friendly’ shooter experience to the PlayStation 4 and could be one of a few PlayStation VR games suitable for a younger audience.
XING: The Land Beyond
XING: The Land Beyond is a first-person puzzle-adventure game set in the afterlife. You’ll travel across mysterious and unknown lands on a journey to earn the freedom of your soul. With the help of other spirits trapped in this limbo between life and death, you must solve puzzles in order to finally find peace.