Many people are convinced that VR is future of gaming. Thanks to this technology, players can fully immerse into the gameplay. A few year ago, VR gaming was an almost unattainable dream due to technology constraints.
Fortunately, VR has now become accessible and affordable for many gamers. And there is also a particular category of gamers who really enjoy playing VR games: kids.
The only issue is that there aren’t too many titles especially developed for kids. If you’re looking for a fun, challenging and engaging VR game for your kids, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we’re going to list the best VR games that your kids can play on PC.
Best VR games for kids
The Diner Duo VR
Players take on the role of a chef who needs to satisfy his customers in a limited amount of time. The game also includes a local multiplayer mode, allowing your kids to share their gaming experience with a friend. The first recipes may seem easy, but chaotic levels are waiting for players as they progress through the game.
The Diner Duo VR features 30 levels of increasing difficulty, many cosmetic customization options, 14 different recipes to master, as well as randomized orders, and fully adjustable kitchen for all sizes and heights.
Player review: First VR game I could get both my 7-year-old son and my wife into, great memories for them. At the end of the video you hear my son tell my wife he’s proud of her, lol. The option to have someone in VR and a 2nd person with a controller is awesome!
Audioshield is one of the most popular VR games at the moment and it’s easy to see why. The game puts players at the point of impact for every hit in their favorite songs. Players’ task is to block incoming orbs with their shields. In other words, this game allows your kids to fight music in VR.
Audioshield works with any song file, and online music streaming service. This is a great tool to keep your kids busy for hours on end. Not to mention that they’ll get a fair dose of physical exercise as well.
If your kids love painting, then Tilt Brush is the perfect game for them. Tilt Brush lets players paint in 3D space with virtual reality. Your kids can unleash their creativity with three-dimensional brush strokes, stars, light, and even fire. This game turns your house into a canvas with endless possibilities.
Player review: I was showing Tilt Brush to a friend and his son, he’s maybe 8yo? His son sits on the floor and pulls his knees up, and makes these sweeping arcs overhead. I can see his POV from my monitor but have no idea what he’s painting, everything is mostly white. […] It’s an igloo. His very first time using VR and trying Tilt Brush, the kid immediately understood he could build 3D inhabitable objects.
You can buy Tilt Brush for $26.88 from GamesDeal. The game is compatible with both the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift VR headsets.
Fruit Ninja VR
As its name suggests, Fruit Ninja VR challenges players to take on the role of a powerful ninja fighting against waves of hostile fruit.
When players step into the Fruit Ninja universe, they need to become extremely alert because fruit will attack from all angles. Your kids will slice shedloads of fruit in a virtual reality environment that will keep them busy for hours on end.
Fruit Ninja VR features five modes:
- Dual wielding – Double the blades, double the fun.
- Classic Mode – Slice fruit and avoid bombs.
- Arcade Mode – Slice as much fruit as you can in 60 seconds.
- Zen Mode – 90 seconds, all fruit, no bombs. A great way to hone your ninja skills.
- Survival Mode – Face off against flying cannons in the game’s hardest mode.
You can buy Fruit Ninja VR for $13.97 from GamesDeal.
Castle Must Be Mine
If your kids love strategy games, we’re sure they’ll enjoy playing Castle Must Be Mine. This game is similar to KingdomRush, it is a tower defense game developed for VR.
Players need to constantly collect coins in order to have enough resources to build and upgrade defensive towers, as well as manage the skills of their soldiers. Castle Must Be Mine is a bird-eye’s view game that will make your kids feel like army generals. They’re in control of the game and can command the hero to attack enemies and get more experience point to level up.
The game features over 20 different monsters, including land monsters and fly monsters, five forest-style maps and four desert-style maps.
You can buy Castle Must Be Mine for $11.99 from Steam.
There’s a group of naughty moles that are wandering in the vegetable field of the backyard, ruining your crops. Players’ task is to attack all kinds of moles with the hammer, and eliminate them within a specific limited time.
But be careful, don’t accidentally injure the kind-hearted rabbit. Bear in mind that some moles will put up a fight and will throw all kinds of things at players. Also, watch out for flying saucer props and think twice before picking them up, because they can turn your hammer into a smaller one and make your task even more difficult.
Player review: I played it briefly to see if my 6-year old daughter would like it and I think this game is very nice! Perfect for kids! Beautiful world, game mechanics work very good, nice sound effects,… she’s gonna love it! If you’re looking for a VR game for your little kids, this is definitely a game you should buy.
You can buy WackyMoles for $5.99 from Steam.
UMA-War VR challenges players to end a vicious UMA invasion. UMA stands for Unidentified Mysterious Animal, and trust us, there will be many of them. Players’ task is to use the bow or the crossbow to shoot the UMAs. There’s also a catch: you can only use arrows of the same color to shoot the UMAs. As players progress through the game, the UMA attacks will intensify and it will be more and more difficult to stop them.
You can buy UMA-War VR for $3.99 from Steam.
There you go, we hope that this list helped you to pick a VR game for your kid(s). If you’ve come across other kid friendly VR games that you think should be included on this list, use the comment section below to tell us more about your gaming experience.
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