15 virtual reality games we can't wait to play in 2019


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This year has been amazing for virtual reality games, but 2019 looks even better with a slew of sleek titles coming to PSVR, Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.


Let’s move on to the top 15 titles for 2019.


Don't miss the "To Be Announced," a spokesperson for the eight high-profile games that don't have release dates yet, but hopefully we'll see them in 2019 as well.

Population: One

Platform: Virtual Reality, Vive, Windows VR


Developer: BigBox VR


Release date: early 2019


One Population: This is a VR Indie Smashbox Arena game. One population: Offers a ton of fun mechanics like the ability to climb anything, build forts, fly, and shoot with a variety of weapons.


Stormland

Platform: Oculus Rift


Developer: Insomniac Games


Release Date: 2019


Description: A storm shattered your android body. Now you have to travel through changing worlds to grow and strengthen yourself and save your friends. Explore a vast world with cliffs. Explode explosives, harness the electricity for yourself, and operate improvised weapons to overcome titanium sentinels and guardians. Play single player, or explore forgotten ruins together.

Blood &Truth


Platform: PSVR


Developer: SIE London Studio


Release Date: Now 2019


Description: You are an elite force soldier Ryan Marx, on a desperate mission to save his family from the viewer serious danger. Fight and blast everyone your way face-to-face with enemies, uncover secrets and experience the thrill of high-chase, action-play narrative inspired by PlayStation VR Worlds "London".

Lone Echo II

Platform: Oculus Rift


Key: Ready at dawn


Release Date: 2019


Studio Description: Jack and Liv return to Lone Echo II. Return to Saturn's rings to unravel the mystery of a single demon journeying deep into space - across the boundaries of time itself.


Failspace

Platform: Oculus Rift, Vive, Windows VR


Developer: Games


Release Date: Q2 2019


Description: Your goal is to smuggle aliens on the whole shaky ship all over the galaxy! At Failspace everything is always up to you and your team. Action game if difficulty level changes.


Platform: Oculus Rift


Key: Distorted pixel


Release Date: 2019


Studio Description: Overcoming the Impossible Odds To Survive This is a zero-sum world, the enemy will do anything to gain an advantage. To defeat them, you and your team of elite personnel must use all advanced weapons, innovative technology, and deceptive tactics in your arsenal.


A Fisherman’s Tale


Platform: and Colossus Rift Vive, Windows VR, PSVR


Developer: InnerSpace VR, Vertigo Games


Release Date: January 22, 2019


Studio Description: Twist in Fisherman Story, VR Puzzle Game This is an adventure game where everything is upside down and not just puzzles of words.

Typhon Hunter VR Multiplayer


Platform: Oculus Rift, Vive, PSVR


Developer: Bethesda


Release date: early 2019


Eleven years after Prey's first launch of the series, three years after Prey's cancellation of 2 and a year has passed since the Prey scramble was announced at the E3 2016 conference for the first time, the game is finally coming. A year prior to PREY's release, it's hard to say that he got the hype, on the contrary, he was ruled out of the net in several respects, one of which was defamation because of one of the powers (transformation), "Oh beauty, cup simulator on the way". Plus, not many people liked the idea of the romp, and yet they wanted Prey 2 to come back to life. I tried not to go into this war and stay away from it as much as possible, although curiosity got me out of various video games and trailers, as well as a game from the studio I love, Arkane, and after trying his free blood, the passion I wanted to try the full game, what happened And changed my facial expression - happy or sad - that you will discover in criticism.

Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown


Platform: PSVR


Developer: Bandai Namco


Release Date: January 18, 2019


ACE COMBAT 7 is unfortunately not completely playable in VR, as the company's game campaign focuses on PS4 users, although Bandai Namco has created a handful of tasks specifically developed for PSVR that the studio says will provide "several hours of VR play."

Trover Saves the Universe


Platform: PSVR


Developer: Squanch Games


Release date: early 2019


Description: Your dogs have been abducted by a lunatic who has pushed them into his eye holes and is now on his way to destroying the universe. Does that make sense? You have an assistant Trover, a purple monster to help you save them. Aim to save your dogs (and the universe).


Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs

Platform: Oculus Rift, Vive, PSVR


Developer: Rovio, Decision Games


Release date: early 2019


We don't know much about the game mechanics yet or the plot.


Respawn’s VR Shooter


Platform: Oculus Rift


Developer: Respawn Entertainment


Release Date: 2019


Respawn Entertainment, the studio behind Titanfall and Call of Duty, has partnered with Oculus to develop what they call "a great VR release." There is still not much detail about the game, including the specific title or release date, but it promises realism on the battlefield that will give you a chance to "experience life closer to what a soldier might encounter in real combat."


Vacation Simulator


Platform: Oculus Rift, Vive, PSVR


Developer: Owlchemy Labs


Release date: early 2019


Studio Description: First you are JOBBED, now you are on vacation. The Island of Hide is the lost art of TIME OFF.


Space Junkies


Platform: Oculus Rift, Vive &


Developer: Ubisoft Montpelier


Release Date: 2019


Studio Description: Visral, jetpack-fueled shooter VR arcade where you fly through deadly orbital Arenas in hostile space, facing extreme battle. You are now part of the elite of tribes who are fighting the treacherous 2v2 1v1 battles.

ZED


Platform: Oculus Rift, Vive


Author: Eagre Games, Skymap Games


Release Date: 2019


Description: ZED is a story of an aging artist, lost in regret, and the fog of dementia. In a dream of his creative mind, actors aim to rebuild the artist's split memories into a final, lasting legacy: a last-ditch love for his unborn granddaughter.


Golem


Platform: PSVR


Key: High wire games


Originally teased was on PSX 2015 with a release scheduled for October 2016, High Wire Games but after game enhancements will be launched only in 2019. In Golem you play as an adventurously injured child. You're stuck at home in your bed, dreaming of exploring the outside world. The minds behind the game are former Bungi people, including Halo composer Marty O'Donnell.

Star Child


Platform: PSVR


Key: Naughty Corp.


Playful Corp, the minds behind Rift's launch title Lucky's Tale (2016), though the release date is unknown at this time.

irmament


Platform: Oculus Rift, Vive


Developer: Cyan Inc.


From the Mist makers (1993) and Obduction (2016) comes another virtual reality puzzle, this time promising better than steampunk. Cyan calls it "a glamorous, magical, monumental journey through four diverse and intriguing areas, working in conjunction with a constant companion, the watch, and the support and guidance of a long-dead, spiritual teacher."


Borderlands 2 VR (PC release)


Platform: Unknown


Developer: Gearbox software


Borderlands 2 VR is already available on PSVR, but it's more likely that the loot-em and shoot-em action game is also headed by PC VR headphones. According to a new image film, Sony confirms that Borderlands 2 VR is an exclusive time, giving it at least five months on the PSVR platform; A hypothetical PC VR launch date may come as early as May 14, 2019.



Bebylon Battle Royale

Platform: Oculus Rift, Vive


Key: Kite and Lightning


The minds behind early successes Senza Peso (2014) and Insurgent (2015) were busy developing VR's first game. Called Bebylon Battle Royale, the VR hustle and melee side puts ridiculously dressed infants into a battle-based smash-fighting style warrior.




The studio previously focused on an early version of 2018, though now it looks set for 2019.