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Best 15 Free Mobile Virtual Reality Games

Mark Metry, Founder of VU Dream

March 10, 2017

Mobile Virtual Reality and games have had an interesting relationship with one another. Plenty of amazing and immersive games have been released on computer-based VR headsets. However, the same extent can’t be said about mobile VR platforms, especially devices that are NOT the Samsung Gear VR and Google Daydream.

Here are the TOP 15 FREE VR Games compatible for your phone’s mobile Virtual Reality Headset. If you need an affordable headset you can check out VU Dream’s Headsets Shop.

1. BattleZ VR

BattleZ is the very first multiplayer first-person-shooting game for Cardboard VR. In this game, players team up with their friends to defend their homes in a world overrun by zombies, however, players can also turn their backs on each other to score bonus powers. We don’t want to give away all the details…… but watch out for the dragons!

To fully enjoy this app you’ll need a Virtual Reality Viewer and a motion-tracking controller, such as the RealViewer and the RealControl. Learn more and get your own RealViewer and RealController at www.realiteer.com

Click here to learn more about BattleZ VR.

 2. Vanguard V

Vanguard V is a fast action VR experience that takes you on a journey from the low orbit of our planet, down to the very core. Designed for VR from day one, Vanguard V is a celebration of control, design, and amazing music.

You play as Qu, who has tracked the parasite menace from worlds afar and with the help of her A.I. companion, BiT, is fighting to save the planet’s inhabitants from utter annihilation. Fly in low orbit while re-entering the atmosphere, skim the waters of the ocean, dive into the tunnel from the initial impact and make your way to the center of the planet to exterminate the source of the parasite infestation. Lock on with your VR targeting system and blast through the alien threat!

Click here to learn more about Vanguard V.

Vanguard V

 

3. Wizard Academy VR

Wizard Academy is an immersive action and learning games in virtual reality. We launches you into a magical land where you can experience learning and gaming in a brand new way. In Wizard Academy, you navigate around the village and discover the following challenges:

GermBuster: find and shoot giant germs.

Fire Archery: speed up your algebra like never before.

Ice Fortress: destroy ice castles, but you need to know a little physics.

Earth Maze: finding yourself trapped in a maze and surrounded in danger, you have to find your way out before it’s too late. Put your spatial memory to a test.

Telekinesis: the space is an endless mess, use your telekinesis power to bring back order.

Each challenge is associated with a magic skill, and you will receive a transcript with your WQ (Wizard Quotient). Share your WQ with #WizardAcademy to compete with wizards all over the world!

Click here to learn more about Wizard Academy VR.

4. InMind VR 2

InMind 2 is an action/arcade VR game with a bit of decision making strategy and neuroscience of the human brain.

You’ll take part in the process of one teenager named John becoming an adult, and help shape John’s future self, while experiencing an exciting journey inside the unusual micro world of the carefully recreated human brain. Remember that in this world even one small molecule can change a person’s destiny!

The game places emphasis on the chemistry behind human emotion, greatly inspired by the Pixar/Disney movie “Inside Out” and (more scientifically) Lövheim’s theory of emotions. On the gameplay side, we take the best from our experiences developing the games InMind and InCell, to create an innovative and eye-catching VR experience.

Click here to learn more about InMind VR 2.

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5. InCell VR

InCell is an action/racing game with a bit of strategy and science thrown into the mix in a rare and highly unusual micro world of the carefully recreated human cell. This is the right project to start your acquaintance with Cardboard VR or receive new VR impressions. The game is focused on Virtual Reality but you can play just fine without a set (Cardboard or any other).

6. Romans from Mars

Experience the all-time favorite Romans from Mars in Virtual Reality (VR) with Google Cardboard! You are a Roman soldier, and you and your crossbow are all that stands in the way of the invading Martian army. Use hands-free movement to launch arrows or use your elemental powers like Fire, Ice, Earth, and Lightning to take down enemies. Hold the line and defend your castle walls or risk Earth being overrun by these wacky Romans… from Mars!

FEATURES

• Battle endless waves of Martians determined to take over Earth

• Upgrade your crossbow ballista to create the ultimate weapon of destruction

• Immerse yourself in a fun & colorful cartoon world with a 360-degree virtual reality experience

Click here to learn more about Romans from Mars.

7. Cyclops Duck Hunt VR

Cyclops duck hunt is a modern virtual reality retelling of the classic duck hunt story. You play as a post-apocalyptic cyclops alien trying to fend off an invasion of evil mutant ducks.

Reckless genetic engineering has released upon the world an army of robot ducks, zombie ducks and worst of all, Donald Trump ducks.

Naturally, the only force in the world capable of taking on this unnatural threat to the planet is the Cyclops Alien and his arsenal of laser eye blasters.

Cyclops Duck Hunt is playable in both standard and virtual reality modes.

Click here to learn more about Cyclops Duck Hunt VR.

Cyclops Duck Hunt iPhone Android Google Apple App Store Cardboard VR Headset

8. VR Planet Defense

Simple but fun.

In a galaxy… not that far away, a little cute planet has been living for millions of years. However, the planet is in danger now. Meteorites are coming. Quick, grab your Cardboard and defend!

Features:
+ Destroy meteorites by just looking at them.
+ Capture health kit and heal the planet.
+ Earn scores and compete on the global leaderboard.

Click here to learn more about VR Planet Defense.

 

9. Maze Walk VR

MazeWalkVR takes maze solving to a whole new level by utilizing a unique movement and selection method using the accelerometer and gyroscope on your mobile device (iPad, iPod, or iPhone). You can physically walk in both the real and the in the virtual world simultaneously (or if you prefer just jiggle your hands, bend your knees, or run on the spot to mimic walking movement).

A Maze Walk VR features challenging physics-based gameplay and is fun for any age.

OBJECTIVES
1) Use your cunning and your memory to make your way to the Tower. Unsure where it is? Just jump in place (or give your phone a sudden big jiggle) and you’ll be able to see over the maze walls.
2) Race to the finish in the quickest time…You may even hit the leader board!
3) Find hidden Easter eggs

Click here to learn more about Maze Walk VR.

Maze Walk VR

My name can be found on the bottom right in the game Maze Walk VR.

 

10. Trail World VR

Choose your trail in this beautiful open fantasy world! Experience amazing visuals, events and rides that bring out the best in mobile Virtual Reality – VR. Journey across beautiful landscapes to reach the town of secrets, can you uncover all of its mysteries?

Unique events:
– Rollercoaster: Discover the great mine and enjoy the rollercoaster.
– Flying: Learn the secret and fly across the world in an airplane.
– Characters: Find all the characters and villagers to interact with in VR.
– Fishing: Let the fish surprise you!
– Hidden message: Will you be able to discover the message?
Many more for you to discover…

Click here to learn more about Trail World VR.

11. Ninja Kid Run VR

Play the most EXCITING RUNNER game on the Appstore Now with a VR mode: Be a NINJA for a day and RACE through the city!

– Swipe to ESCAPE from obstacles
– JUMP to avoid blocks
– DUCK to avoid being hit
– SHOOT stars to break objects
– RACE as fast as possible!
– Very EASY CONTROLS (swipe and touch Screen)

Go as far as possible and collect coins to beat your FRIENDS!

Click here to learn more about Ninja Kid Run VR.

Ninja Kid Run VR Free

12. Age of Diamonds

Age of Diamonds is a classic arcade game for mobile Virtual Reality (VR) headsets. It offers a great blend between pure arcade “breakout” like gameplay, and original physics and logic based puzzles. Your goal is to collect all the soul-diamonds in the level. Diamonds are locked in the beginning of the level and it takes the shattering of all the bricks in the game for the diamonds to unlock. However, that’s where the game gets interesting, as 60 different levels will present different challenges making the shattering of the different bricks a challenging task.

Click here to learn more about Age of Diamonds.

Age of Diamonds

13. VR X-Racer 

Click here to learn more about VR X-Racer.

 

14. Lamper VR

The addictive virtual reality game is back – and is now on iOS! How far can you fly as a small bug in a HUGE world?

In this runner game, you will fight your way to safety through a series of treacherous tunnels through the eyes of a firefly bug called Lamper. The Lampers’ kingdom was attacked, and they are now fleeing for their lives. Explore the world of Lampers, through a seamless virtual reality experience.

Click here to learn more about Lamper VR.

Lamper VR

15. VR Pandora Survive

This VR game tell a story about human travel through cosmos. In 22nd century, when the Earth was drought, all natural resource are exhausted, human have to seek and exploit energy from many planets in Galaxies. One day, they found Pandora – a mysterious land in fairytale. On this planet, human found unobtanium – a rare metal which could against gravity and also provide energy.

On Pandora planet, there is a dangerous area with complex gravity, cause of unobtanium mineral. But this secret zone contain many energy spheres which provide energy for spaceship to travel.

The visuals on this game are quite amazing.

And the game story begin then!

Click here to learn more about VR Pandora Survive.

Conclusion

Check back on this page frequently for updates and additions.

We’ve seen a tremendous amount of disruptive change coming from the Virtual Reality Industry. It is surely certain that this kind of content will accelerate based on trends in the future.

You most likely have some other VR ideas that can change the world! Share them with us on social media!

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