Virtual reality is quickly rising to the forefront of gaming, especially within the indie market. This year, we saw the release of several remarkable indie VR games. While we wish we could honor each and every one, we've narrowed the list down to a select few. Before we reveal the winner for the 2016 IO Indies - Best VR Game, be sure to check out the list of incredible nominees below!
Best VR Game - Nominees
Developed by Owlchemy Labs and released for PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Windows, Job Simulator skyrocketed to popularity thanks to its colorful visuals and quirky humor. Enjoyable and highly immersive, Job Simulator is definitely one of the most humorous indie VR titles released this year.
Designed by Tetsuya Mizuguchi and released for PlayStation VR, Rez Infinite quickly became one of the most popular PSVR titles on the market. Influencing the senses and boasting a solid soundtrack, Rez Infinite is a shining example of what future PSVR titles should aspire to.
Developed by Drool and released for PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Windows, Thumper is a dark "rhythm horror" game where you'll control a metallic beetle as it rockets through the bleak voids of outer space.
Developed by Dylan Fitterer and released for PC play courtesy of the HTC
Developed by Stress Level Zero and released for PC play courtesy of the HTC