The Biggest Oculus Rift and Gear VR Releases For The Week Of 08/06/17

by Jamie Feltham • August 11th, 2017

A rock solid week of new releases awaits you here. If you’re on Rift then there’s the return of a beloved classic. If you’re on Gear there’s some ports of some great PC VR games.

If you missed the previous entry of this list you can see those new releases here. And don’t forget that UploadVR has a Steam community group, complete with a curated list of recommendations so that you don’t have to waste any money finding out what’s good in the world of VR.

Plus — check out our list of the best Oculus Rift games and best Gear VR games for more suggestions!

The Big Releases

Rez Infinite, from Enhance Games
Price: $24.99 (Rift, currently discounted)

The classic rhythm action game finally makes a move from PSVR over to PC headsets. Rez Infinite allows you to play the entire original game inside VR for the first time, plus it included a new Area X mode that allows for free movement. This is a classic revived inside VR.

Recommendation: If you loved the original you have to try this out.

War Robots VR: The Skirmish, from Pixonic
Price: Free (Rift)

More well-polished mech action waits for you here. War Robots VR is a quick teaser of what the main series would look like inside of a headset. It’s not the longest VR experience and only uses gamepad, but it’s worth checking out for free.

Recommendation: Definitely give this one a look.

The Tower, from Headroom.one
Price: $4.99 (Rift)

This is an intriguing exploration of VR’s room-scale mechanics. The Tower has you climbing (you guessed it) a giant tower, avoiding obstacles as you go. It certainly has the potential to be a lot of fun, and it’s only in Early Access right now.

Recommendation: Give it a look, we really like it.

Cloudlands: VR Minigolf Mobile, from Futuretown
Price: $9.99 (Gear)

Cloudlands has been available on Rift and Vive for a while now, but this mobile edition allows people with Gear VRs to giver it a try. This is a fun and imaginative little golf game that shows you how sports can be all the more fun inside VR.

Recommendation: A great game to check out on Gear.

Ultrawings, from Bit Planet Games
Price: $9.99 (Gear)

Another mobile VR port of a PC VR game. Ultrawings supports Gear’s new motion controller and allows you to take flight around an island. It’s a breezy experience that quickly shows you the power of VR.

Recommendation: Check this one out, although be aware that the PC version did have its issues.

Also Available

SBSVR
Atlas Obscura VR
imos VR LOFT
Darts VR
Impromptu Vector Field Painter
Synthetic Dreams
Dracula: Vampires vs. Zombies
Sankhara
Grand Expanse
Gal*Gun VR
Rift Coaster HD Remastered VR
Range Day VR
Dream Coaster VR

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  • iThinkMyCatIsAFlea

    Don’t support Oculus.

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    • Alorwin

      Google “Palmer Luckey isn’t with Oculus anymore so who gives a fuck”.

      • iThinkMyCatIsAFlea

        Facebook bought Oculus for $400m plus 23.1m Facebook shares. If Oculus does well then Facebook does too, and their share price increases. Which means that Palmer’s Facebook shares are worth more.

        Don’t support Oculus.