The Biggest VR Games of E3 2018

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by Team VRGC

This is the time of the year gaming journalists across the world migrate to Los Angeles California to experience, uncover and enjoy what the games industry has been working on. The Electronic Entertainment Expo, short E3, rarely lets anyone down, offering a multitude of press conferences, game updates and reveals from some of the most important players in the industry.

Below you will find some of the titles that have been revealed or have seen major updates.

New Announcements & Reveals

TITLES DEVELOPERRIFTVIVEPSVR
Arca's PathDream Reality InteractiveYesYesYes
ASTRO BOT: Rescue MissionSIE Japan StudioN/AN/AYes
DéracinéFromSoftwareN/AN/AYes
Echo CombatReady At DawnYesN/AN/A
Ghost GiantZoinkN/AN/AYes
StormlandInsomniac GamesYesN/AN/A
Tetris EffectMonstars, ResonairN/AN/AYes
The Elder Scrolls: BladesBethesda Game StudiosYesYesYes
Trover Saves the UniverseSquanch GamesN/AN/AYes
Wolfenstein: CyberpilotMachineGamesYesYesYes

Arca's Path

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In a beautifully abstract yet enchanting world, a new path lies ahead of a girl. Skill, instinct and awareness will guide her through the rich labyrinth and its dangers. To return home and to reality, she must tear down the walls of Arca. » Learn more

ASTRO BOT: Rescue Mission

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Take control of ASTRO the captain BOT and go on an epic VR rescue mission to save your fellow crew who are dispersed all over space. You will be running, jumping and punching throughout 26 stages across 5 worlds, each ending with an epic boss fight. » Learn more

Déraciné

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Déraciné is a virtual reality story adventure. As a spirit summoned by a young girl in a secluded boarding school, the player must prove its existence and build a unique bond with the students through clever interactions. As the mystery of the story unfolds, the spirit must use its ability to manipulate the... » Learn more

Echo Combat

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In Echo Combat you play as a futuristic military robot in a team-based competitive zero-g first-person shooter. The game is set in the universe of the Echo VR franchise and builds upon Lone Echo and Echo Arena’s core mechanics. It offers compelling, novel, and competitive combat beyond anything experienced... » Learn more

Ghost Giant

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Ghost Giant is a heartfelt puzzle story in VR about trying to keep life together with a little help from a very big friend. You are the protector of the lonely little boy Louis. Invisible to everyone but him you can explore his world and help him and the citizens of Sancourt. » Learn more

Stormland

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Stormland is an action‐adventure game that brings the structure of first-person open‐world exploration to VR. The Tempest shattered your android body. Now you must journey through an ever-changing cloudscape to augment yourself and save your friends. Explore an expansive world with complete freedom – bound... » Learn more

Tetris Effect

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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

The Elder Scrolls: Blades

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Headset support and release dates to be confirmed. The Elder Scrolls: Blades is a massive first-person role-playing game set in the world of The Elder Scrolls. As a member of The Blades, the Empire’s top agents, you are forced into exile. On the run, you return to your hometown to find it destroyed. Create... » Learn more

Trover Saves the Universe

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Wonderful. Your dogs have been dognapped by a beaked lunatic who stuffed them into his eye holes and is using their life essence to destroy the Universe. Does that make sense? You’ve partnered with Trover, a little purple eye hole monster to save them. Find power babies and plug them into his eye holes so that... » Learn more

Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot

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Headset support to be confirmed. Experience the world of Wolfenstein from a whole new perspective. Paris. 1980. You’re the best hacker in town. Your mission: aid the French resistance by taking control of powerful Nazi war machines. Ram, gun down, and burn your way through the City of Love, leaving dead... » Learn more

Also on the Show Floor

TITLES DEVELOPERRIFTVIVEPSVR
Beat SaberHyperbolic MagnetismYesYesYes
Blood & TruthSIE London StudioN/AN/AYes
Bow to BloodTribetoyN/AN/AYes
Creed: Rise to GlorySurviosYesYesYes
EvasionArchiactYesYesYes
Firewall Zero HourFirst Contact EntertainmentN/AN/AYes
Gungrave VRIGGYMOBN/AN/AYes
Jupiter & MarsTigertronN/AN/AYes
MegalithDisruptive GamesN/AN/AYes
Space JunkiesUbisoft MontpellierYesYesN/A
Space Pirate TrainerI-IllusionsYesYesYes
The PersistenceFirespriteN/AN/AYes
TransferenceSpectreVision, Ubisoft MontrealYesYesYes
Vacation SimulatorOwlchemy LabsYesYesYes

Beat Saber

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Beat Saber is a unique VR rhythm game, where your goal is to slash the beats (represented by small cubes) as they are coming at you. Every beat indicates which hand you need to use and also the direction you need to match. All the music is composed to perfectly fit the hand made levels. The goal is to make... » Learn more

Blood & Truth

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Blood & Truth puts you into the shoes of an action hero in a way you won’t have experienced before. From the moment you slip on the headset, you become Ryan Marks, an elite Special Forces soldier who is on a dangerous mission to save his family from a ruthless criminal overlord. Playing as Ryan, you will come... » Learn more

Bow to Blood

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Take to the skies as captain of a powerful airship in Bow to Blood, and discover a fantastical world of airborne gladiatorial sci-fi. In Tribetoy you’ll compete to become champion of The Arena, as its inscrutable overseers test you and your fellow challengers with harrowing high-speed races, deadly battles with... » Learn more

Creed: Rise to Glory

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Creed: Rise to Glory puts the player in the gloves of underdog Adonis Creed, son of heavyweight champion Apollo Creed. Under the tutelage of the legendary Rocky Balboa, you’ll train hard in the gym and battle against the world’s best fighters inside boxing’s most iconic rings. Intuitive VR melee combat... » Learn more

Evasion

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Evasion is a multi-platform sci-fi VR shooter, designed to immerse players in high-intensity co-op multiplayer combat. Authentic movement options provide incredible locomotion freedom and let players find their own play style and comfort level. The game features four hero classes with unique strengths, weapons... » Learn more

Firewall Zero Hour

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Firewall Zero Hour is a team-based, tactical multiplayer FPS. Two teams of mercenaries are hired by anonymous contract handlers to either protect or obtain highly sensitive information on a laptop in dangerous and exotic locations around the globe. Each team’s anonymous contract handler acts as their “eye in... » Learn more

Gungrave VR

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In Gungrave VR, players take control of Grave with his iconic set of dual guns, Cerberus, and will have to master different playstyles to take down the various foes that stand in his way. Levels consist either of free-moving third-person gameplay or first-person action that includes both stationary and mobile... » Learn more

Jupiter & Mars

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Jupiter & Mars is an eco-inspired adventure game set in a distant future in which mankind has disappeared and much of the world is underwater. Players control two dolphins, Jupiter and her partner, Mars, as they navigate the devastating, still-functioning industrial legacy that humans left behind. Jupiter and... » Learn more

Megalith

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Megalith is an action packed hero shooter that transforms you into a titan, letting you use your massive size and firepower to compete with others in a quest to become a god. Immersed in the conflict of an ancient world, you will need to use a combination of teamwork and skill to survive. Fight for supremacy on... » Learn more

Space Junkies

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Space Junkies is a visceral, jetpack-fueled VR arcade shooter where you fly through deadly Orbital Arenas in hostile space, facing off in extreme battles! The game leverages full VR embodiment and navigation to immerse players in intense micro-gravity battles. Space Junkies pits players in 1-vs.-1 or 2-vs.-2... » Learn more

Space Pirate Trainer

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Remember those awesome classic arcade cabinets? Imagine if those were immersive... Space Pirate Trainer puts you in one of those; fighting off relentless waves of droids with all the weapons and gadgets you would ever need as a Space Pirate. You better dodge some of those incoming lasers though, since just using... » Learn more

The Persistence

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The Persistence is a first-person stealth horror game set on board a deep space scientific vessel. In the year 2521 the ship, called The Persistence, arrives at the site of a collapsing star 17,000 light years from earth. While conducting a major experiment, a horrific incident occurs mutating many of the crew.... » 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

Vacation Simulator

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First you 'jobbed', now you 'vacation'. Visit Vacation Island and experience recreation, optimal relaxation, and classic human pasttimes like sunburn. Vacation Island offers all this and more so that you can discover the lost art of time off. » Learn more
This is not intended to be a complete list of all titles, but simply a reflection of updates we have done on the back of hot announcements and newly revealed assets. If you are aware of titles relating to this event which we have not yet listed, we’d love to hear from you. Developers and publishers are as well welcome to get in touch.

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