Today is an exciting day for PlayStation. The PlayStation VR is finally here, with an arsenal of games releasing with it. For many gamers the price tag of owning an HTC Vive, or Occulus Rift has been holding them back from exploring this new world of Virtual Reality. Now PS VR has made it a lot more affordable. The Vive & Rift have been out for a while now. Will the lower costs of owning the PS VR be the deciding factor in this building Virtual Reality war?

The launch price for the PlayStation VR is starting at $400. Or for an extra $100 you can pick up a bundle that includes 2 Move Controllers, and the PlayStation Camera. You probably thought the move controllers died when they pretty much failed with the PS3. PlayStation is bringing the technology back for its new virtual endeavor.

We have a lot of games here to check out. I thought it would be nice to compile all of the games descriptions, best videos, and launch prices all into one post. I’m not looking forward to putting this article together. PlayStation has done a great job of seeing that they launched with a lot of variety. Please let us know what games your excited about, what you think about PS VR, or your predictions on this developing VR war in the comments below.

#1. 100ft Robot Golf

Video Source – GameSpot

100ft Robot Golf is a real time golf game where you get to control impossibly large robots on their quest for par. Never get your ball stuck behind a pesky tree or skyscraper ever again! Just swing your golf club to smash even the tallest buildings out of the way – or into the way of your robot golfing buddies.

Up to four players can hit the greens, cities, mountains and orbiting moons that comprise the Robot Golf Tour Circuit. Either split-screen or online, budding robot golf pilots can play frantic real-time golf, classic turn based action, or even custom rulesets crafted for your own custom Robot Golf round!

Looking for something solo? 100ft Robot Golf’s unique campaign mode reveals the real stories and experiences of today’s robot golf pilots. Experience the excitement, romance, and thrills of controlling one hundred feet of raw golfing power through some of the cheapest ’90s-inspired animation ever committed to screen.

Get 100ft Robot Golf For $19.99

 

#2. Ace Banana

Video Source – PlayStation

A Shooting Gallery-style game, players must take up their bow and protect their banana stash against waves of monkeys coming to get them. Gameplay involves the player taking up the PlayStation Move controllers and mimic the movements shooting an arrow. Features a child-friendly cartoon style with cheerful graphics, Gameplay mode is solo play (with cooperative multiplayer coming out soon with up to four players fighting together). Compare your scores and compete for the rankings, with waves and waves of enemies are varied with huge Boss Battles occurring randomly. Player can look around with their VR Headset while aiming with their Move Controllers. Players are fixed in one position while being able to switch to various other locations in the game with their Rope.

Get Ace Banana For $13.49

 

#3. The Assembly

Video Source – IGN

A first-person interactive story for mature audiences, The Assembly is a long-form game designed and tailored for PlayStation VR. Play as two individuals and discover a morally challenging organisation from contrasting perspectives. Face trials, investigate the Assembly’s secret bunker and make tough decisions. Will your actions and their repercussions save lives or lead to catastrophe?

Get The Assembly For $29.99

 

#4. Batman: Arkham VR

Video Source – Batman Arkham

Batman™: Arkham VR immerses you in the Dark Knight’s Universe and redefines what it means to be the Batman.

Experience Gotham City through the eyes of the World’s Greatest Detective in an all new Arkham mystery.

Think like Batman. Utilize his legendary gadgets in Virtual Reality to unravel a plot that threatens the lives of Batman’s closest allies.

Get Batman Arkham VR For $19.99

 

#5. Battlezone

Video Source – PlayStation

Strap into the cockpit of the Cobra – the most powerful tank ever built – and experience first-person VR combat across neon-scarred sci-fi landscapes in an explosive campaign for 1-4 players.

Load your tank with a wide range of devastating weapons and power-ups, and blast your way to a colossal final showdown.

EPIC VR TANK WARFARE – Built from the ground up for PlayStation® VR, Battlezone offers unrivalled battlefield awareness, a monumental sense of scale and breathless combat intensity.

LIMITLESS SOLO & CO-OP PLAY – Experience a thrilling campaign for 1-4 players where different environments, enemies and missions blend together across a procedurally generated campaign. No two playthroughs will be the same!

DEVASTATING ARSENAL – Unleash destructive weapons and awesome special equipment, from laser-guided missiles and artillery to EMPs and shield boosts.

CUTTING-EDGE UPGRADES – Unlock more powerful tanks, weapons and special equipment and pick from hundreds of deadly combinations!

Get Battlezone For $59.99

 

#6. Driveclub VR

Video Source – PlayStation Access

GEAR UP FOR VIRTUAL REALITY RACING
The roar of the engines… the screech of the tires… the scream of the crowds…

Experience the wild rush of high-octane VR racing from behind the wheel of the most powerful, high-end cars on the planet.

Strap into the driver’s seat and thunder across challenging tracks around the world in an action-packed solo career, or with your friends in an online VR driving club.

Whether you’re a debut driver or a rapid-racing veteran, your steering skills, reflexes, and courage will be pushed to the absolute limit.

DRIVECLUB™ VR is packed with the best bits from the hit PlayStation®4 game, along with selected packs from the extensive DLC collection – as well as new and totally bespoke VR modes and features.

DRIVECLUB™ REFUELLED
• Drive over 80 cars on more than 100 tracks.
• Play and create driving challenges.
• Race through five all-new Urban locations.

Get Driveclub VR For $39.99

 

#7. Eve: Valkyrie

Video Source – PlayStation

Experience the thrill of being an elite spaceship pilot in the sprawling sci-fi universe of EVE.

Join the Valkyrie, an outlaw band of galactic pirates, and take up arms to claim what’s yours. Trade cannon fire for cash as you chase wealth and notoriety on the edge of space.

With a wide variety of ships, customization options, weapon loadouts, and combat styles, EVE: Valkyrie™ gives you the ultimate freedom to fly. Virtual reality space dogfighting is here. Welcome to the next life.

The EVE: Valkyrie PlayStation® VR Founder’s Pack content:

– Legendary ‘S4 Wraith’ Fighter
– Exclusive ‘Cobalt’ Flight Suit
– Official EVE: Valkyrie Founder’s Avatar
– Limited Edition ‘Founder’s Pilot’ Forum Tag
– 2,500 Gold

Get Eve: Valkyrie For $59.99

 

#8. Gunjack

Video Source – Gunjack

Gunjack is the visually stunning best-selling VR game built from the ground up for virtual reality. Take on the role of a gun turret operator on a mining vessel in the Outer Ring region of known space. As part of the ship’s defense team, it is up to you to protect the rig from pirates, opportunists and anyone else looking to take what rightfully belongs to the company. Jump into your heavy weapons turret, power up your guns, and challenge deadly waves of enemy ships determined to blast you and your crew into oblivion.

• Intense, full-immersion arcade gameplay that puts you in the gunner’s seat.
• Intuitive controls for immediate pick-up-and-play action.
• Multiple missions, bonus levels, and leaderboards for endless replayability.
• A virtual reality gaming experience set in the sprawling EVE universe.

Get Gunjack For $9.99

 

#9. Harmonix Music VR

Video Source – PlayStation

‘It’s unlike anything else I’ve seen in VR to date. The world was literally my musical canvas.’ – Upload VR

Unlock the transcendent potential of your music with Harmonix Music VR™. From a whacky dance party, to 3D reactive art, and even a nice relaxing alien beach, Harmonix Music VR is the next evolution of your music library. Launching exclusively on PlayStation®VR this October.

Features:

– Works with any song in your PlayStation®4 music library! Plug in a USB flash drive loaded with your favorite songs and Harmonix’s internal music analysis engine does the rest.

– Four unique worlds will let you experience your music like you never have before. Chill on a transforming alien beach in The Beach, create 3D drawings in The Easel, get the dance party started The Dance, and more!

– Featuring 17 music tracks, including songs from the cult classic beatmatch rhythm game Amplitude™, A City Sleeps™, and hand crafted music from Harmonix’s very own, M-Cue.

Get Harmonix Music VR For $14.99

 

#10. Headmaster

Video Source – PlayStation

You’ve had a bad season, eh? Well it’s no accident that you’ve been sent to The Football Improvement Centre, which is not a prison. Inside our Heading Facility, you will undergo an intense re-education under the guidance of our world class staff. We’ve constructed an impressive variety of lessons to ensure you are no longer a threat to the reputation of your club, who has so generously sponsored your enrollment. You will find your time spent here to be quite valuable, but do remember… improvement is mandatory.

Features:
– Single player campaign with over 40 levels and a story that keeps you guessing
– Local multiplayer ‘Group Session’ with up to 6 player pass and play high score challenge
– Approachable yet skillful hands-free gameplay (per Football Improvement Centre regulations)
– A brand new game mechanic that is only possible in VR
– A great way to show off VR to friends and family. Fun for the audience and a high comfort level for the player.

Get Headmaster For $19.99

 

#11. Here They Lie

Video Source – GameNewsOfficial

VR games may cause some players to experience motion sickness.

Developed by Tangentlemen under the banner of Santa Monica Studio’s external development group, enter an uncanny horror experience where death is not a checkpoint. Delve into an inescapable, surreal world where unsettling encounters and environments come to life. Here They Lie is a mind bending first-person VR descent into madness.

Get Here They Lie For $19.99

 

#12. Job Simulator

Video Source – PlayStation

In a world where robots have replaced all human jobs, step into the ‘Job Simulator’ to learn what it was like ‘to job’.

Players can relive the glory days of work by simulating the ins and outs of being a gourmet chef, an office worker, a convenience store clerk, and more.

Key Jobbing Features:
● Throw a stapler at your boss!
● Learn to ‘job’ in four not-so historically accurate representations of work life before society was automated by robots!
● Use your hands to stack, manipulate, throw, and smash physics objects in an inexplicably satisfying way!
● Aggressively chug coffee and eat questionable food from the trash!
● Use the confluence of decades of VR research to accurately track your every movement so that you eat VR donuts, of course!
● Able to juggle tomatoes in real life? Do it in VR! Unable to juggle? There’s no cleanup required in VR!
● Gain valuable life experience by firing new employees, serving slushy treats, brewing English tea, and ripping apart car engines!
● Have a comfortable VR experience where vomiting is solely a gameplay mechanic, not a side-effect!

Get Job Simulator For $29.99

 

#13. Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes

Video Source – Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes

One player is trapped in a virtual room with a ticking time bomb they must defuse. The other players are the “Experts” who must give the instructions to defuse the bomb by deciphering the information found in the bomb defusal manual. But there’s a catch: the Experts can’t see the bomb, so everyone will need to talk it out – fast!

Rounds are fast-paced, tense, occasionally silly, and almost always loud. Everybody has a role to play whether they are defusing the bomb in virtual reality or deciphering information in the bomb defusal manual!

Get Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes For $14.99

 

#14. Loading Human: Chapter 1

Video Source – Machinima Trailer Vault

Loading Human is the adventure game of the future. Your dying father, an esteemed scientist, has summoned you to his Antarctic base to undergo an intensive interstellar quest: retrieve the Quintessence, an elusive energy source that will help reverse the aging process.

Built exclusively for Virtual Reality, Loading Human creates a completely immersive experience. With unparalleled freedom to move and explore as you wish, placing you directly in an emotionally charged story that makes you feel like you are truly living the game. Along your journey through Loading Human, you will make difficult decisions and interact with other characters.

By raising the stakes of your actions through emotional connectivity, moral choices, and real consequences, Loading Human isn’t just a game you play it’s a game you experience.

Get Loading Human: Chapter 1 For $39.99

 

#15. PlayStation VR Worlds

Video Source – PlayStation

• PlayStation® VR WORLDS takes players on a journey through five high quality VR experiences built exclusively for the launch of PS VR.

• PlayStation® VR WORLDS features a breadth of content and game genres that wonderfully showcase inventive VR design, best in class visuals and binaural audio soundscapes.

• PlayStation® VR WORLDS demonstrates the diversity of critically renowned VR experiences The London Heist, VR Luge and Ocean Descent and featuring additional game modes, VR World challenges and more.

• Compete with friends in the living room and other gamers around the globe on the VR Worlds Leaderboards.

• Something for everyone, from the casual player to the gaming veteran.

Get PlayStation VR Worlds For $39.99

 

#16. Rez Infinite

Video Source – PlayStation

Prepare yourself for the ultimate version of Rez, a thrilling journey of sights and sounds and shooting action, remastered and upgraded by members of the original development team exclusively for PS4 and (optional) PlayStation VR.

Experience 360 degrees of mind-blowing synesthesia as you blast through waves of enemies and massive transforming bosses, with colors and sounds that sync and blend to the beat of Rez’s legendary techno soundtrack.

Whether you’re an old fan of the original Sega classic or never heard of Rez before, whether you’re playing on your TV or your PS VR headset, whether you’re looking for a quick diversion or a deeper game you can lose yourself in for hours at a time — you owe it to your senses to experience Rez Infinite.

PlayStation®Camera Compatible
Enhanced play with 1 PS®Move controller
VR games may cause some players to experience motion sickness.

Get Rez Infinite For $29.99

 

#17. Rigs Mechanized Combat League

Video Source – PlayStation

VR games may cause some players to experience motion sickness.
PlayStation®VR is not for use by children under age 12.

Pilot your finely-tuned double-gunned sports “RIG” in futuristic custom-built arenas where mechanized combat and sports collide head-on.

Build your skills to unlock extra RIGS in the exhilarating single player experience, then team up and go online to take on the world*.

Get Rig Mechanized Combat League For $49.99

 

#18. Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration

Video Source – GameNewsOfficial

Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration includes the critically acclaimed Rise of the Tomb Raider, nominated for over 75 “Best Of” awards, in which Lara Croft becomes more than a survivor as she embarks on her first Tomb Raiding expedition to the most treacherous and remote regions of Siberia.

Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration also includes the new “Blood Ties” single player content, VR support, new Co-op play for Endurance mode, “Extreme Survivor” difficulty mode for the main campaign, 20 Year Celebration outfit and gun, and 5 classic Lara skins. Also includes all previously released Downloadable Content including: Baba Yaga: The Temple of the Witch, Endurance Mode, Cold Darkness Awakened, 12 outfits, 7 weapons, and 35 expedition cards. With over 50 hours of gameplay, this is the most comprehensive version of the award-winning experience.

Get Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration For $59.99

 

#19. SuperHyperCube

Video Source – PlayStation

Fly through endless waves of abstract geometry in the warm analog glow of virtual neon. SUPERHYPERCUBE challenges you to rotate and grow your set of cubes to fit through a stream of oncoming walls. Rotate and match shapes as you fly through a transcendent neon world, in this immersive spatial reasoning puzzle game from Kokoromi.

Get SUPERHYPERCUBE For $29.99

 

#20. Super Stardust Ultra VR

Video Source – PlayStation

FACE INVADERS

Super Stardust explodes onto PlayStation VR with a whole new perspective and a totally new way to play.

Pilot your star fighter and defend your planet once more, but this time jump into the cockpit and battle the alien invaders face-to-face. Get right down to the surface of the planet and the very center of the action and fight using intuitive controls only possible with PlayStation VR: simply look to aim… then fire to destroy.

Play the original Super Stardust Ultra game modes enhanced for PlayStation VR for a brand new immersive experience, and battle for global domination in the online leaderboards. Will you claim the title of Best Super Stardust Pilot in the World?

Intergalactic war just got a LOT more personal…

Get Super Stardust Ultra VR For $19.99

 

#21. Thumper

Video Source – PlayStation

Thumper is rhythm violence: classic rhythm-action, blistering speed, and brutal physicality. You are a space beetle. Brave the hellish void and confront a maniacal giant head from the future.

Scream down the endless track and crash through punishing obstacles with simple, airtight controls. Hurtle forward, master new moves, reach overwhelming velocities, and survive adrenalizing boss battles. Every crushing impact is interwoven with a pounding original soundtrack. To reach synesthetic bliss, you must go through rhythm hell.

Feel the violence in ultra-glossy 2D or fully immersive VR.

Get Thumper For $19.99

 

#22. Tumble VR

Video Source – PlayscopeTrailers

Puzzle it out!
Are you a strategic thinker? Do you have a steady hand and nerves of steel? Do you enjoy building towers or are you more of a demolition demon? With over 70 fiendishly addictive levels of balancing, building and demolishing, Tumble VR – exclusive to PlayStation®VR – will test your physical and mental dexterity to the max.

Get hands-on with gravity-defying building tasks where the highest tower gets the biggest score, or take on tricky balancing acts with blocks of all shapes, sizes, weights and dimensions. Enjoy blowing things up? Lay mines in tactical positions to topple towers and score points for the biggest blast radius.

Solve puzzles together with friends or go head-to-head in social screen play, where what you see on your PlayStation®VR headset’s screen is what your friends see on their TV.

Get Tumble VR For $9.99

 

#23. Until Dawn: Rush of Blood

Video Source – PIXEL PLANET

Descend into madness.

Strap yourself in for the most disturbing rollercoaster ride you’ll ever take. From the warped minds of the team behind PS4™ horror classic Until Dawn, comes Until Dawn: Rush of Blood – a virtual reality experience to strike fear into the hearts of every trigger-happy arcade shooter fan.

Arm yourself to the teeth then blast your way through a horde of enemies and monsters coming at you from all angles. Duck and dodge everything that’s thrown at you in this fright-filled rollercoaster ride from hell– exclusive to PlayStation®VR.

Can you survive seven levels of pure terror to top the global leaderboards? With multiple paths to take and nightmarish themes to scare the living daylights out of you, no two rides will ever be the same – and neither will you…

Get Until Dawn: Rush of Blood For $19.99

 

#24. Waddle Home

Video Source – PlayStation

Waddle Home is a game about life as a benevolent alien who loves saving penguins and solving puzzles. Guide penguins through a snowy world filled with traps, guards, and ice, and lead them back home to the Rescue Ship. Bop blocks and toggle switches to help them escape nasty traps and dodge those pesky robot guards. Save the penguins as fast as you can, and collect all three eggs in each level to get a high score!

– This game is compatible with both the PlayStation®Move and PlayStation DualShock®4 Wireless Controller.

– Hang out in an arctic wonderland, complete with the Aurora Australis and a spaceship or two.

– Bop and spin 40 different frozen levels! Maybe wear mittens?

– Collect eggs! Penguins love eggs. They also love fish, but those are harder to hold.

– Watch whales and dive underwater (Note: We are not responsible for thawing out your PlayStation®VR headset).

Get Waddle Home For $9.99

 

#25. Wayward Sky

Video Source – Uber Entertainment

Wayward Sky is a third person single player adventure game that focuses on atmosphere and storytelling through light puzzle solving designed to ease players into VR.

You are Bess, a young pilot flying with your father when you crash into a mysterious fortress that emerges out of the clouds. Your father kidnapped and plane in ruins, you set out to explore the fortress and rescue him.

Get Wayward Sky For $19.99

 

#26. World War Toons

Video Source – PlayStation

World War Toons BETA does first-person shooters like you’ve never seen: WWII action plus a boatload of wackiness, totally free-to-play and designed for VR.  It’s Axis vs. Allies, sharks vs. yetis, and tanks leaping through the air!  In BETA!
Throw on a VR headset to fly across the map and jump into the action!  And if you’re not there yet, no sweat – we’re fully playable on your non-VR flat screens, too.
World War Toons is headed your way! Toon in.

Get World War Toons Beta For Free

 

Well, that took as long to put together as I expected. As you can see, PlayStation has a lot of games to start their VR battle. Is it enough to combat the HTC Vive, or Occulus Rift? Who’s gonna come out on top in the VR race? Let us know what you think in the comment section below. Hope you enjoyed the list.

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