Horror & Scary Virtual Reality: A Peek into Mobile Games & VR Haunted Houses Before Halloween
Virtual Reality is having an impact on many different experiences for gaming, discovery, communications and entertainment. In addition, it allows us to experience emotional responses in new ways. One of these is the ability to experience fear and terror in a safe, immersive environment. Halloween is just around the corner and we wanted to take a look at some of the most exciting horror titles for mobile scary VR games and shocking experiences. For all of these titles, we recommend using headphones in order to increase the creepy factor. Also, for those of you getting dressed in your finest zombie attire, you can now browse your Halloween photo albums on Facebook in VR using our app, Spaceout.VR (available for Android and iOS). We encourage you to try it out and check out some other great titles for mobile Virtual Reality below:
Sinister Edge 3D is one of our favorite scary VR games drawing inspiration from point-and-click horror games. It features incredible 360° graphics along with a number of challenging puzzles and scary locations to explore. Navigation is simple and during gameplay, it feels even more creepy while wearing an HMD because someone in real life could be right behind you. Sinister Edge is compatible with VR cardboard devices or a device like the SpaceoutVR Premium Virtual Reality Viewer. It can be played with or without a gamepad. You can download now for Android.
Next on our list of scary VR games, Sisters features a Virtual Reality ghost story that revolves around creepy twin sisters. We as gamers don’t know what happened to these sisters and it’s up to you to explore a creepy house to learn more about what happened. The game has simple gaze navigation controls that will help you explore haunted rooms. The game was also created independently as an experiment and is now available on many popular VR platforms including, Steam, Oculus, HTC Vive and Android or iOS for mobile.
Originally created for Google Cardboard, Silent Home is another experience on our list of scary VR games where you can explore an abandoned house on a deserted farm. Inside, you’ll discover several special objects. As you try to collect them, someone of some thing and try to collect them, but someone does not want you in the house. The experimental short game is very creepy and despite some glitches, it will keep you at the edge of your seat.
Up next on our list of scary VR games and experiences is 11:57. This isn’t exactly a game. In fact, 11:57 sets out to offer a 360° Virtual Reality nightmare by making you the main character of a horror film. Rather than just watching the film, you become part of the actual VR experience, making the action revolve around you. Download 11:57 for Andoid or iOS now.
VR Horror House makes our list of scary VR games with great sound design and a cool atmosphere. Also, this game is free to download which is a bonus. As you search for the only exit and run away from cannibals in order to survive, you’ll get sucked into the gameplay. It’s simple to move around using gaze navigation and fun to explore.