8 Scary VR Games Out Right Now
Scary VR games aren’t for the faint of heart so if you are brave enough to dive into its horrors, we’ve scoured for the best horror VR games there that will sure to keep you up for days!
Sure, the usual horror games are thrilling. Though we can all agree that they still provide some sort of safety as the game character go through the dreadful plot while you just sit there and watch the screen, right? Now, take away that one security you have and you got yourself a game that will haunt you. Literally. Enter scary VR games! This experience enables you to truly immerse yourself into the gameplay, ensuing more adrenaline to pump in your veins as you play.
Killing Floor: Incursion
Zombies and guns! This classic gameplay is now a scary VR game. Killing Floor: Incursion is a first person shooter game that offers horror sci-fi carnage. You’re a soldier immersed into a virtual world where you are tasked to protect a computer system from a virus. Where do the zombies come in? Well, they’re out to get a piece of you. You’ll need to multitask as you solve computer malfunctions and mow through armies of zombies hungry for your brains…and the rest of you, of course.
For a more exciting game, you can even tag a friend and mow through waves of zombies as this game also offers unmatched cooperative VR shooter combat.
If you’re into a horror adventure, this next game is for you. Nothing more of a hospital gown you’re wearing and a weird thing in your chest where your heart used to be, you must piece out what is going down in the hospital that’s descending into madness. Oh, did we mention that you must fend off for your life from monsters while doing so? From a living murderous teddy bear, a tentacle monster and even a zombie soldier, the creatures that lurk the hospital are all out to get you.
The game play is simple in order to unravel mysteries: stay alive. With a long, compelling narrative, beautiful graphics, and a haunting atmosphere, figure out the mystery around the intriguing story of Wilson’s heart.
Affected — The Manor
Venture into the darkness covering the manor but beware of what lurks within. With just about the spookiest stuff you can imagine, Affected: The Manor immerses you into this terrifying psychological horror walk-through where every step will make you question your sanity and every turn has terror. You know what that means: jump scares ahead. You have been warned!
What’s more thrilling about it is the uncertainty it gives you with alternate endings and different scares to keep you on your toes. Will you even make it all the way to the end? Try it now and find out what lurks out there in the darkness.
If a dilapidated cargo ship floating in the unknown waters of the ocean isn’t reading high on your spook-meter, then how about a dilapidated cargo ship that is home to monsters which are hostile entities with a certain taste for human flesh?
Your job is to avoid those nasty creatures as you navigate around the ship’s confinement but be warned, it gets tricky! You will have no idea where to go or what you’re running from as each time you play, the ship and even the monster will be different. That’s right, there is no certainty that you can dodge death while you are being chased by one of the three monsters. Then of course, if you die, you start all over again, questioning every decision and turn you make.
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
If you love being scared or want to aim a gun without the use of a gamepad, then you ought to play this game. Unlike Resident Evil 5 and 6, the gameplay emphasizes horror and exploration over action so prepare to be scared out of your wits!
Encounter the Baker family and reanimated monsters known as the Molded, the humanoid form of fungus, in a battle of strategy and stealth.
A Chair in a Room
Jump scares are terrifying as hell but what’s more terrifying is when the game takes a more measured approach in brewing fear and anxiety. If you’re into that, then this game is for you.
A Chair in a Room tells a vague story of abuse, addiction and mental volatility that can all plague a family. This game not only taps into your fear but also to your empathy towards corruptions of the human society. If you’re willing to take in these dark undertones for several days, you should give this a try!
Here They Lie
In this first person horror game, you will explore a terrible place populated by outlandish, malevolent creatures which makes you struggle to survive.
As you struggle with moral choices and try to uncover the mystery of the workmen in yellow, just out of sight, they’re haunting and infecting your mind. Dare to go deeper down the rabbit hole and confront the meaning of your existence with Here They Lie.
For every trigger-happy arcade shooter fan out there, this last one’s for you! You will have to arm yourself to the teeth to blast your way out through hordes of enemies and monsters coming at your way in this game.
It has seven disturbing but highly repayable levels of pure terror, each themed around a different nightmare. Throughout the story, you alternate between all eight characters available, making critical choices as the story advances which radically affects the game’s result, leading to hundreds of different scenarios. Are you ready to strap in for the most disturbing roller coaster ride you’ll ever take?
And that’s the end of our list. Which scary VR game caught your attention? Or did we miss a favorite of yours? Well, 2019 is almost there and there’s plenty of time and games to update our list. Here’s to more scares and fun!