The Oculus Rift currently has over 2,000 games and apps in its library. Declaring 2017 the year of content, the company has been on a tear, releasing new games from various publishers every month with no signs of stopping. But with so many new titles on the horizon, how do you know what games to play? Never fear, Tom's Guide is here with our list of our most anticipated Oculus Rift games.
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Time to get back into the swing of things. Windlands 2 is a direct sequel to last year's title and brings you back into its vast world with a pair of grappling hooks, a bow and arrow and three of your closest friends. Navigate the massive world to find and eliminate huge metal monsters. You can take on the beasts yourself, but like the saying goes, "the more, the merrier."
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Can't get enough Blade Runner after the latest movie? Then check out Blade Runner 2049: Memory Lab. After a replicant pursuit goes horribly wrong, you're brought to the titular memory lab to reconstruct your memory and find out what happened. However, a holographic AI helper shows you that everything isn't as it seems. Solve the mystery and expose the conspiracy.
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Ever wanted to wield Mjolnir, Hulk Smash or dice up bad guys like Deadpool? Well, with Marvel Powers United you finally get your chance. Up to four players are transported to different arenas to do co-op battle with a variety of famous foes from the Marvel Universe. Each hero has its own unique moves and powers, and you can unlock more characters from the Marvel pantheon the farther you progress.
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The zombie shooter simulation is back with a new way to play. Team up with a partner to mow down wave after wave of the undead in the new, free Holdout Mode. Starting out with a pistol and a knife, be sure to keep a lookout for new weapons and powerups. And pro tip: Stay on the move, those zombies are fast and they're hungry.
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Jetpacks, guns and hostile aliens, what could be more fun? In Space Junkies, Ubisoft's latest VR title, you play as gunslinging Spacer fighting for glory and survival in the Dirty Bowl, an arena of hostile space. Play in 1 vs. 1 or 2 vs. 2 matches as you master the physics of weightlessness and jet propulsion while wielding a menagerie of wild weaponry.
Insomniac Games' popular PvP title, The Unspoken, is finally getting a single-player campaign. Dubbed The Unspoken: Acolytes, this add-on will finally give players some backstory on the secret order of spellcasters and their involvement with Chicago's storied underworld. Choose a class and prepare to do battle with demons and magicians alike.
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Heavy is the head that wears the crown. In Skyworld, you play as the king fighting to reclaim his lands from the armies of evil in this VR strategy title. Lead your armies into battle from a seated position or walk around the battlefield to get a better perspective. But Skyworld is more than just battles, you'll have to manage your kingdom's economy to keep everything flowing smoothly. But buck up! Play your cards right, and there might be a dragon or two in it for you.
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