With the extremely well received launch of Tetris Effect on PlayStation VR, we thought it would be the perfect time to create a list of some of the best mind-bending and frustratingly awesome VR puzzlers out there. While Tetris might be credited for revolutionizing and popularizing this game category, puzzle elements can today be found in a range of genres.
Get ready to polish your strategy, train your memory and puzzle your way through brain-teasing worlds as a secret agent, elite hacker and much more – now don't get all bamboozled!
|Tetris Effect||Monstars, Resonair||N/A||N/A||Yes|
|The Talos Principle VR||Croteam||Yes||Yes||N/A|
|Esper 2||Coatsink Software||Yes||N/A||N/A|
|Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes||Steel Crate Games||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|I Expect You To Die||Schell Games||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Crazy Machines VR||FAKT Software||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|XING: The Land Beyond||White Lotus Interactive||Yes||Yes||Yes|
From Tetsuya Mizuguchi and the same people who brought you the award-winning Rez Infinite, Tetris Effect surrounds you with fantastic, fully three-dimensional worlds that react and evolve based on how you play. Music, backgrounds, sounds, special effects – everything, down to the Tetris pieces themselves,... » Learn more
Statik is a game about solving puzzles in a place you don’t know, with a person you don’t recognise, and hands that aren’t completely yours.
You join Dr Ingen and his delightful assistant Edith on a journey to unravel the complexities of the human mind. Awaking to each new day with a unique,... » Learn more
The Talos Principle VR is a virtual reality version of Croteam's critically acclaimed first-person puzzle game in the tradition of philosophical science fiction.
As if awakening from a deep sleep, you find yourself in a strange, contradictory world of ancient ruins and advanced technology. Tasked by your... » Learn more
Reprising your role from the original game, you will become an agent of the enigmatic ESPR organisation. ESPR was set up to deal with the outbreak of telekinetic abilities among ‘special’ citizens and consequences of the event. You’ll venture to exotic locations, including the outer reaches of your mind, as... » Learn more
As you walk in the woods on a pristine night, a distant thunderclap demands your attention. A curious, organic artifact falls from the starry sky and inexplicably, without asking permission, moves you across the universe. The answer to your questions about where you are, and why you’re here, lie... » Learn more
In Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes, one player is trapped in a virtual room with a ticking time bomb they must defuse. The other players are the “Experts” who must give the instructions to defuse the bomb by deciphering the information found in the bomb defusal manual. But there’s a catch: the experts... » Learn more
I Expect You To Die is a virtual reality puzzle game that places you in the well-polished shoes of an elite secret agent. You must attempt to survive deadly situations in immersive and dangerous locales.
Complete each operation using problem-solving skills and wits… oh, and the power of telekinesis that all... » Learn more
Enter a surreal adventure where puzzles are built from dreams and memories. Solve the mystery behind an ancient artifact. Advance through a world that transforms around you. Transcend this existence.
Dr. Devin Eli is a brilliant physicist at the global technology mega-conglomerate Mindful Laboratories. Working... » Learn more
Transpose is a dreamlike VR puzzle game set in a universe where time and gravity are used as tools to manipulate the world. By creating and working with looped recordings of their actions, players must solve increasingly complex physics puzzles in a mysterious setting where notions of space and time no longer... » Learn more
Darknet is a strategy/puzzle game in which you play as an elite hacker in cyberspace. Plug into the Net, installing viruses, injecting code, and tunneling through cybersecurity in an experience inspired by the classic cyberpunk vision of the future.
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Let imaginations run wild designing wacky physics puzzles with a strange assortment of objects. Complete many crazy chain reactions and experience a rousing adventure surrounding the odd Clumsycorns! Or just mess around in the ingenious interactive sandbox rooms. With the help of a cheeky robot assistant and... » Learn more
SUPERHYPERCUBE is a VR first-person puzzler with classic controls and intuitive shape-matching gameplay. You control a group of cubes and rotate it to fit through a hole in a wall that is constantly moving toward you. Each time you fit through another wall without crashing, more cubes are added to your cluster.... » Learn more
GNOG is a wondrous journey through a universe of playfully interactive monster heads. Explore a myriad of unique interconnected heads and the worlds they carry within, as you try to decipher each one's quirks and advance to the next. Interact with the outside to change the inside and vice versa to reveal the... » Learn more
What if you had the power to go up to a gravestone, read the epitaph, and transport yourself into the lives of the departed? Your body may be gone, but your life has just begun. In death, you will find yourself on a journey across a series of mysterious lands, an afterlife filled with the thoughts and... » Learn more