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5 Essential VR Games Coming Out in 2022



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For the last few years, VR games have evolved into an immersive gaming experience. The visuals are now more realistic and controls seem more refined. We also saw the release of new VR headsets like Quest 2. Some popular video games are also turning to VR and launching their games on the next-gen platform.

On the same note, we decided to take a look at some upcoming VR games. Some are sequels to iconic games, while other titles have enticing trailers. With that in mind, here are the top 5 most-awaited Virtual Reality games that have a 2022 release window.

5 VR Games to Watch Out for in 2022

Here goes the list!

1) Mothergunship: Forge

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Mothergunship: Forge developed by Terrible Posture Games, Inc. is expected to roll out in June 2022. In this VR FPS game, players will have to craft their own weapons and survive the Mothergunship.

By surviving the metal minions of Mothergunship, players will get gun parts that could be equipped for their weapons and make them more powerful. There is a wide range of gun parts that can be upgraded to railguns, chainguns, pizza launchers, and so on.

Players will get to experience movements like limbo-ing, dodging, and so on, making the game more interesting and lively.


2) The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners – Chapter 2: Retribution

The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners Ch2 l Debut Trailer l Meta Quest 2 + Rift

The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners is an iconic VR game. Considering the rich legacy of The Walking Dead, it doesn't come as a surprise that Saints & Sinners Chapter 2: Retribution is a much-awaited entry.

The second chapter in the series is a direct sequel to the previous title. Retribution will have a new campaign and new maps. Players will get the same enthralling experience, but with a new arsenal. Equipped with powerful new weapons, you can wipe out hordes of new zombies. Unlike the previous games, you can now take a night tour of New Orleans for dangerous scavenging.

The game would be released for Oculus Quest, Quest 2, and PSVR later this year.


3) NFL Pro Era

nfl pro era

 NFL PRO ERA by Status Pro is the first fully licensed VR game that allows the players to experience how it is like to play at the highest level of the sport. You step into the shoes of the player from a first-person perspective.

For players who like to lead their side, there is some good news, you can lead your team to Super Bowl and experience the thrill of competing and leading your side at the same time. 

To improve QB skills, players can enroll themself in drills or they can play catch with their friends virtually. NFL PRO ERA is expected to come out this year and is one of the most anticipated VR games. 


4) Peaky Blinders: The King’s Ransom

Peaky Blinders: The King's Ransom | Teaser Trailer

The famous BBC original Television Series, Peaky Blinders, is now moving to the game industry as it's going to be out as a VR game, expected to roll out in 2022. Considering the popularity of the TV show, 

The VR developer Maze Theory has ensured that the game will be an adaptation of the Peaky Blinder, a popular media giant which has won millions of hearts since its first release in 2013. In this dark-adventure VR game, you have to hustle and gain the trust of Thomas aka Tommy Shelby and be a part of one of the most powerful gangs of all-time, Peaky Blinders: The King’s Ransom.

The game is set in 1928 and has engaging gameplay revolving around crime drama. The developers had announced its release back in 2019 and confirmed that it will be launched on Oculus Quest.


5) Vertigo

Vertigo 2 Showcase - Autonica + Development Update

Vertigo 2 by Zulubo Production is the sequel to the 2016 hit, Vertigo. This VR game has been built from scratch up and promises to deliver a “high-end” VR experience. Vertigo 2 picks up where the previous title had left off.

Players will find themselves in the deep underground setup around the Quantum Reactor VII. Remember the stranger from Vertigo Remastered? Well, the stranger is your accomplice, and you have to rely on them to complete the game. This time around, you can equip yourself with new, powerful weapons.

The game is a complete revitalization of the thrill that had attracted many gamers in the past. The exact release date is still unknown, although fans are speculating on a 2022 release. Errol Bucy and Zach T. Brown, the developers, have been actively sharing their progress with the game.


And a bonus…

6) Propagation: Paradise Hotel

Propagation : Paradise Hotel - Official Teaser

Propagation: Paradise Hotel is the second part of the Propagation video game series developed and published by WanadevStudio. This intense virtual reality game has fascinating storytelling in the gameplay that will pump your adrenaline like crazy.

With the perfect blend of elements of horror and adventure, the game opens the door for dark and terrifying combats. The producers are planning to release the game on all major VR platforms for you to access. Propagation: Paradise Hotel is expected to release towards the end of this year. Looking at the trailer, the game sure looks worthy of all that wait.

Wondering what's your objective in Propagation: Paradise Hotel? Well, you have to make it out of the Paradise Hotel alive.


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