Just recently we shared with you our list of the 10 best horror games for PC. If playing horror games on PC wouldn’t scare you anymore, try playing it with VR Headset or the Virtual Reality headset where you will get the first person to play the game and will give you an immersive experience. For die-hard fans of horror games, virtual reality will take your gaming experience to another level. Check out these ten best VR horror games that will scare the wits out of you and haunt you long after you have won the game.
If you are not sure what are PC VR Games here’s a short detail about it. PC VR Games are games that can be played using a VR device such as the Oculus Rift VR Gaming – this VR headset is connected to a PC/Laptop where the game is installed. You only have a VR headset and VR consoles to play it not using a monitor.
Here are the Top Virtual Reality Horror Games for PC
The Exorcist Legion
The above image is already scary the game would definitely be. Top on our list is the Exorcist Legion When a detective investigates a series of cases related to a priest’s death, he finds the cases strongly linked to demons worldwide. As he proceeds, he is armed with a toolkit that contains a cross for banishing the demons, holy water to quench the hellfire, and a lantern that dimly lits the dark areas.
You play the detective exorcist across five chapters, with each one around 30 minutes. Plus, you get puzzles and mini-puzzles in each level, which are all immersive. The Exorcist toolkit tools used in combat are specific to the demons and their powers. Hence, you have to know when and where to use each of the tools.
What makes it the best virtual reality horror game is that it has excellent visuals and audio engineering, which will give you the most realistic experience. Put on your gears, begin your game, feel the demons crawling behind you and the unexpected whispers in your ear. You are sure to get an unforgettable experience out of the game.
The second on the list is Paranormal Activity – In this epic game, you get to explore a suburban home that hides a deadly secret. Armed with a flashlight and using stealth as your weapon, you maneuver your way through the eeriest places in the haunted house. As you unravel the haunted past, the spirits become restless and chaotic, following you and consuming the area with more terror.
After every chapter, you will contemplate whether or not to proceed with playing. The game leaves you with sweating palms and cold feet as you hear the loud thuds of your own heart.
Of course, who doesn’t get excited with zombie games? Arizona Sunshine is your game. This game is a great zombie apocalypse fantasy where you get to be the hero who saves the world from the undead onslaught. As a lone survivor living in a cave in Arizona, you set out to find the location of a military safe zone. On the way, you encounter an endless wave of zombies and take them down with weaponry. You face off the horrendous creatures on the mountain tops, underground mines, and atop train carts.
You can play as a single-player or play with up to four players in Horde mode. The game combines stealth, combat, and foraging to create the most enjoyable experience.
Resident Evil-7: Biohazard
Resident Evil game is everywhere. Now we have the VR version of it. While searching for his lost wife, the protagonist Ethan Winters ends up at a house in Louisiana. Unfortunately, he is kidnapped by the cannibal Baker family. The residence of the Baker’s is scary, ugly, deserted, and rotting with garbage. And the residents are even more frightening as the Father, Jack, and his ilk terrifies the player with a cunning wit.
It is a slow-paced game with stunning and detailed visuals, grotesque scenarios, and innovative animation to instil terror.
A genuinely horrifying game where stealth is your only weapon to evade the creepy creatures lurking in the dark, Dreadhalls is a horror game worthy of your time. With a lantern and limited oil supply, navigate through the winding halls of Dreadhalls, a claustrophobic dungeon. Besides stealth, you have the help of the audio cues to warn you of incoming monsters.
This gameplay is played using Oculus Rift VR Headset
As the smart Amanda Ripley, you explore a space station in Sevastopol where you have to combat an alien. The alien is an eight feet tall creature who is smart and is difficult to outsmart. Amanda’s weapons are no match for him as he is tough as tough can be. It will stalk you and sniff around for you, wanting to tear you to pieces. But when it gets bored and walks away, that’s when you are momentarily safe to proceed. But beware, it is unpredictable and can return anytime.
The game is designed for seated play.
KOBOLD chapter 1
KOBOLD Chapter 1 is an intensely realistic VR horror game that will give you a cinematic experience. The location where the abandoned villa of the game is situated was scanned meticulously with photogrammetry. They 3D scanned even the actors with advanced facial capture technology.
The game will take you deep into a forest in Germany where an ancient evil will chase you.
What do you do when you do not remember who you are, where you are, or why you are stuck? In The Inpatient, you play as an amnesiac trapped in the Blackwood Pines sanatorium, weirdly stumbling through the hospital. You can interact with the hospital staff and patients, which keeps the conversation going.
The hospital is dark, crawling with shadows and strange sounds. Your voice controls certain elements and can determine the next scene. You can scream and shout (to your neighbor’s curiosity) in frustration. And the emotions will come strongly on the protagonist’s face giving you the feeling that it is you who is lost.
Contagion VR Outbreak
Another zombie apocalypse fantasy, Contagion VR Outbreak, is divided into three missions where you play different characters to fight and escape the walking dead. In task one, you get to play the role of a responsible husband and father who has to reach out to his family and take them to safety. In the second mission, if you survived, you are traveling out of town at night with your brother when the car breaks down. In the third mission, you play as a little girl escaping from a monster.
This gameplay is played using HTC Vive VR Headset
You have a wide range of ammo, which you can try out at the practice sessions. You can shoot targets or kill a wave of free-roaming zombies.
And the last on this list Narcosis – Imagine being trapped in the Pacific Ocean floor with only a limited supply of oxygen. This slow-paced game enhances the psychological thrill by using a haunting soundtrack. Driven by fear of being lost in the oceans forever, alone and afraid, you explore the dark place in despair, trying to find a way out.
This horror game is a great cinematic masterpiece with stunning visuals.
By just watching the game plays they are sure is scary as hell. I couldn’t even watch the videos without closing my eyes how much more if you are using a VR headset yourself. Don’t pee your pants off!