As our devices continue to become more powerful game developers are able to deliver better games. In the recent years virtual and augmented reality video games have started to gain traction as more people are able to play and enjoy them. Below you can find a short list of games that make use of these technologies in order to provide an impressive experience.
Notice: Some of these will require the use of an external VR headset in order to work.
- Eclipse: Edge of Light
Eclipse: Edge of Light is an impressive visual experience that sends the player in a science-fiction world filled with wonders, betrayal and the remains of a long-lost ancient civilization that should offer a memorable experience and serve as a great starting point for those that want to try VR games. It is designed for Google’s Daydream VR headset.
- Hunters Gate
This title was also designed for the Daydream VR headset. Prospective players can pick between two characters: Forge, a skilled gunslinger and Payne, a mage that seeks to annihilate the demons. A rich progression system includes a variety of character skills, equipment and challenges. Procedurally-generated maps and a co-op mode will keep players busy for a long while.
- Hidden Temple
Hidden Temple is a popular point-and-click adventure game that sends powerful Indiana Jones vibes. Puzzle lovers are in for a treat since the game allows them to explore an ancient temple that is filled with hidden treasures and mind-bending challenges. The game works on devices that are able to support a 360 degrees view but a VR headset is recommended for the full experience.
- BAMF VR
This game is only available to Google Cardboard users but it delivers an impressive platforming experience. The game features 5 challenging levels and the puzzles are quite creative.
- Pokemon Go
Pokemon Go is the most popular AR title on the market. Those that want to be a Pokemon trainer will be able to catch and train their dream team. Gyms and PvP battles are deliver a sizeable challenge and the game is available for free.
- Jurassic World Alive
Nicole Hicks a graduate of UFT. She’s based in Toronto but travels much of the year. Nicole has written for NPR, Motherboard, MSN Money, and the Huffington Post. Nicole is a financial reporter, focusing on technology, national security, and policing.