Over the past few years especially, virtual reality games have become more popular than ever before. With affordable virtual reality headsets being introduced to the market in recent years, like the Oculus Quest 2 (also known to gamers as the Meta Quest 2) and PlayStation VR, virtual reality gaming is certainly on the rise. So, which are the best virtual reality games out there for VR gamers to enjoy?
The team at VR Space has published this new infographic that looks at the best-reviewed VR games, which uses ratings of virtual reality games from Metacritic to determine which virtual reality games are the best VR titles available.
Per the data on this infographic, it was found that the best virtual reality games available would be both Half Life: Alyx and Beat Saber, which both had Metacritic scores of 93. The first game, Half Life: Alyx is an action-adventure game that includes many different elements like combat, exploration of the environment in the game, and puzzle-solving. It’s a popular title that’s available for both the HTC Vive and the Valve Index.
The other popular virtual reality game that also had a Metacritic score of 93 is Beat Saber, which is a rhythm game in virtual reality that presents players with challenges of slicing blocks with virtual sabers, all to music. The game won a number of awards when it was released in 2019, including winning the award for the Best VR/AR Game at the Game Awards. It als won the award for ‘VR Game of the Year’ at the SXSW Gaming Awards, and includes music from Lady Gaga, Linkin Park, Green Day, and more.
On this ranking by the team at VR Space, it was found that only two other games besides Half Life: Alyx and Beat Saber had Metacritic scores of at least 90, with the others being Tetris Effect and Astro Bot: Rescue Mission, which both had Metacritic scores of 90.