Best Upcoming VR Horror Games

Virtual reality has already had a huge impact on video games. This is perhaps most apparent in those with a horror theme. In no other genre do we appreciate stellar graphics and characters as we do in horror games.

Playing a VR horror game is completely different from any other type of game. It’s a thrill seeker’s dream, fuelled by a mix of eerie settings and characters designed to evoke pure terror. Far from cushy games of bingo at and its list of UK bingo sites, playing horror themed VR games is not for the faint-hearted. If you think that you can handle it, then here is a list of our top 4 recommendations of VR horror themed games set for release.


Resident Evil VII

You can’t call yourself a true horror fan unless you’ve taken a look at this famed, zombie-themed series. Resident Evil 7, or Resident Evil Biohazard, is set for release on 24th January 2017. It is a first person POV which can be played in PlayStation VR mode. The final film in the franchise is also due for release shortly after the game, on the 24th February 2017. Fans can expect serious scares from both, as only this series can deliver.


Until Dawn: Rush of Blood

Fans of Until Dawn can celebrate as a second instalment in the series is reportedly set to be released in October 2016. It will be available for PlayStation VR. The developers have made a switch from a third person adventure to a first person virtual reality shooter game.


Paranormal Activity VR

The creators of the Paranormal Activity are taking the franchise in a new direction. Despite the horrendous ratings suffered by the last instalment, Paranormal Activity VR looks to restore the good name of the series. It will be compatible with PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.


Here They Lie

This is a game that comes from extremely good stock. Its developers have worked on some amazing titles such as Call of Duty and Tomb Raider. This joint venture will premiere later in the year. It’s certainly not for those who scare easily. Based on an eerie city, filled with all manner of malevolent creatures, you’ll be forced to make hard choices to work your way through the game. Through in the virtual reality component and you’re guaranteed a psychological horror fest.

The titles listed above are all set to be realised within the next six months, so you won’t have to wait too long to scare yourself silly. We can’t wait to see how the VR tech ramps up the experience.

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I love prosthetic effects, stop-motion animation and gore, but most of all I love a good story! I adore B-movies and exploitation films in many of their guises and also have a soft spot for creature features. I review a wide range of media including movies, TV series, books and videogames. I'm a massive fan of author Hunter S. Thompson and I enjoy various genre of videogames with Kingdom Hearts and Harvest Moon two of my all time favs. Currently playing: Kingdom Come: Deliverance

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