Best VR Horror Games and Psychological Thrillers

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by Team VRGC

As Halloween looms and the nights are getting longer, it's the perfect time to take a look at the best VR games that get your adrenaline pumping and which provide a good dose of suspense. Whether you are looking for a full-on horror experience or would like to immerse yourself into a mysterious and unsettling story – everyone's entitled to their seasonal treat of choice. Now take your pick, dim the lights and see who's managing to keep the headset on for longer, you or your friends?

TITLES DEVELOPERRIFTVIVEPSVR
Resident Evil 7 biohazardCapcomN/AN/AYes
Wilson's HeartTwisted PixelYesN/AN/A
The PersistenceFirespriteN/AN/AYes
Dead SecretFrame Interactive, Robot InvaderYesYesYes
Edge of NowhereInsomniac GamesYesN/AN/A
Until Dawn: Rush of BloodSupermassive GamesN/AN/AYes
Killing Floor: IncursionTripwire InteractiveYesYesYes
TransferenceSpectreVision, Ubisoft MontrealYesYesYes
The Exorcist: Legion VRWolf & Wood InteractiveYesYesYes
Home Sweet HomeYGGDRAZIL GroupYesN/AYes
Paranormal Activity: The Lost SoulVRWERXYesYesYes
The InpatientSupermassive GamesN/AN/AYes
DreadhallsWhite Door GamesYesYesN/A
A Chair in a Room: GreenwaterWolf & Wood InteractiveYesYesYes
Ghost Town Mine Ride & Shootin' GallerySpectral IllusionsYesYesN/A
Organ QuarterOuter Brain StudiosYesYesN/A

Resident Evil 7 biohazard

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Set with in a sinister plantation mansion in modern day rural America and taking place after the dramatic events of Resident Evil 6, players experience the terror directly from the first person perspective for the first time in the Resident Evil series. Embodying the iconic gameplay elements of exploration and... » Learn more

Wilson's Heart

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Wilson's Heart is an immersive first-person psychological thriller set in a 1940's hospital that has undergone a haunting transformation. In this original virtual reality adventure, you become Robert Wilson, a patient who awakens to the shocking discovery that his heart has been replaced with a mysterious... » Learn more

The Persistence

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The Persistence is a brutal sci-fi horror game with roguelike elements set on board a deep space scientific vessel. 1291 light years away, The Persistence, an Eon-class colony ship is caught in the inexorable pull of a black hole after a freak Dark Matter incident. With the entire crew mutated into horrific and... » Learn more

Dead Secret

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Who killed Harris Bullard? A reclusive man with a mysterious past is dead and it's up to you to crack the case. Investigate the crime scene, uncover secret documents, and piece together the puzzle to name his killer. But keep your wits about you: nothing is as it seems and you are not alone. Bullard took his... » Learn more

Edge of Nowhere

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Edge of Nowhere is a VR third-person action-adventure where you follow the trail of a missing expedition that leads across the treacherous mountains of Antarctica. Scale massive ice walls and travel deep into alien caves in this unsettling psychological thriller. In Edge of Nowhere, nothing is what it seems and... » Learn more

Until Dawn: Rush of Blood

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Descend into madness. Strap yourself in for the most disturbing rollercoaster ride you’ll ever take. From the warped minds of the team behind horror classic Until Dawn, comes Until Dawn: Rush of Blood – a virtual reality experience to strike fear into the hearts of every trigger-happy arcade shooter... » Learn more

Killing Floor: Incursion

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Players must take on the role of an elite Horzine Security Forces soldier as they, along with allies, team up to fend off the horrific Zed hordes with an array of weapons including guns, blades and more. Players will be able to freely explore the area as they move throughout the environment scavenging for weapons... » Learn more

Transference

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Transference is a psychological thriller bridging the gap between movies and games, we invite you to lose yourself in the destructive tale of a man’s obsession as you explore his digitally recreated memories. Escape the maze-like puzzle of an impossible home concealing a corrupted truth. Meet the troubled... » Learn more

The Exorcist: Legion VR

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The Exorcist: Legion VR is a fully interactive, multi-chapter story set in the world created by horror maestro William Peter Blatty. Delve deep into the heart of the supernatural as you learn the trade of demonic exorcism and uncover secrets leading you towards a final confrontation with your darkest, most hidden... » Learn more

Home Sweet Home

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Home Sweet Home is a first-person horror adventure game based on Thai myths and beliefs. After his wife’s disappearance, Tim awakens to find himself in a strange, dilapidated building instead of the comfort of his home. While he begins to search for a way out and solve questions that could lead to his wife's... » Learn more

Paranormal Activity: The Lost Soul

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Armed with a flashlight, you find yourself exploring what appears to be a quiet average looking home in a woodsy neighborhood. Before long, you discover you’re not alone as you unravel the mystery of what’s gone on in this house and struggle to survive the terror that begins to hunt you. » Learn more

The Inpatient

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The Inpatient is a psychological horror game with a rich story, deep immersion and branching narrative. Set 60 years before the nerve-shredding events of the award-winning game Until Dawn, you awaken in a strange medical facility, with no memory. It’s up to you to discover why you’re trapped within Blackwood... » Learn more

Dreadhalls

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You will wake up in a scarcely lit dungeon. Find its exit, and avoid the creatures that dwell in it. Your only weapons will be stealth, your own courage, and a faint light that you’ll have to keep fed with oil, lest you want the darkness to engulf you. This s an intense and scary experience, not for the faint... » Learn more

A Chair in a Room: Greenwater

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A Chair in a Room: Greenwater is a tense room-scale virtual reality horror game set in America’s Deep South. Drawing on elements of Southern Gothic and using settings of derelict towns, run-down motels and murky, decaying swamps, A Chair in a Room will take you through an investigation of institutional... » Learn more

Ghost Town Mine Ride & Shootin' Gallery

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"Ghost Town Mine Ride & Shootin' Gallery" is a thrilling interactive VR horror experience. In this approximately 25 minute scenario, you are exploring an abandoned tourist attraction, The "Ghost Town Mine Ride & Shootin' Gallery", built at the site of the old Black Rock Mines,... » Learn more

Organ Quarter

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Organ Quarter is a survival horror VR game which takes place in an abandoned, nightmarish and surreal urban environment. Immerse yourself in the overwhelming dread of the Organ Quarter: large sprawling environments, gun combat, strict resource management and engaging puzzles. » Learn more
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