The Oculus Go is officially here, bringing a wireless, phone-free VR experience to Facebook's Oculus ecosystem. It might not be as powerful as the Rift, but there's still a lot to be excited about. The Oculus Go offers high-quality audio and a powerful LCD display, not to mention support for over 1,000 games and apps.
This can make finding a good game for your Oculus Go a little overwhelming. So if you're struggling to make a decision, we've gone ahead and done the work for you. Here are 10 great games to play on your new virtual-reality headset.
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Playing Settlers of Catan in virtual reality is a lot like playing the board game in real life. You and three other friends sit around a virtual table and compete to build the best civilization. Playing online is a nice perk, though, and cross-platform support for Oculus Go, Rift and Gear VR makes it easier to get a game going.
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Want to live out your inner Harry Potter fantasies? This gorgeous VR game puts you in the shoes of a powerful wizard. Build your own wand and pick your spells before facing off against your opponents in online magic duels. You can also practice against the computer, and test your skills in survival mode.
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This online update to the space-based dogfighting series let's you team up with friends to take on over 50 sci-fi missions. There's plenty of customization options and ways to level up your ship after each objective. You can also compete against other humans in exciting player-versus-player matches. It's cross-platform, too, so you can play with people on Oculus Go, Rift, and Gear VR headsets.
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This Facebook-developed Oculus app combines gaming and social interaction into one seamless VR experience. Get together with friends in a virtual space to watch movies or play simple games like chess. You can also share photos and videos, or just chat using the Oculus Go's built-in microphone.
This first-person, endless-runner VR shooter puts you in charge of a team of second-rate heroes with unique abilities. You'll dodge obstacles, solve puzzles and take out aliens in this comedic quest to save the world.
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In this story-driven stealth game, you'll help a woman escape from a totalitarian government. By hacking into a strategically placed camera, you'll guide her through a series of puzzles, combat challenges and intricately designed environments. The 10-hour experience (broken into five episodes) should keep you on the edge of your seat all the way through.
Wheel Rushis a fast-paced futuristic racing game with an endless runner twist. Pilot a Tron-style motorcycle down a track full of obstacles to avoid and coins to collect. You can also upgrade you bike in between games.
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