Want more fit games to consider the next time you’re on your Vive? No problem! We sifted through the library and found another five that are sure to give you the cardio blast you need and get your arms, legs and body moving more than you ever thought possibly while having a lot of fun! Your waistline, cardiovascular health and overall fitness will all improve, you’re going to look and feel better and you’re about to have a lot of fun. We envy you!
#1 – Pierhead Arcade
You’ll be amazed how a combination of old arcade games can help you out on your quest to a great shape achieved via VR fitness. Pierhead Arcade features some of the most infamous arcade games in an immersive virtual world. The best part is that most of the games require extortive and fast arm movements, which resemble air punches, perfect for toning out your arm muscles.
Price: $9.99 on Steam Store
Fitness Elements: Air Punches; Pressing motions.
#2 – Fantastic Contraption
If you want to engage your creativity in Virtual Reality, one of the best ways to do so is via Fantastic Contraption. An HTC Vive surreal building game, Fantastic Contraption provides you with an amazing array of options to create life-sized contraptions that will help you solve different puzzles. Similar to other games on this list, the game requires fast and extortive arm movements, but another great element with this game is the fact that you will be walking with purpose in circles, as you need to enhance your creations.
Price: $29.99 on Steam Store
Fitness Elements: Air Punches; Power Walking; Steady state low intensity cardio.
#3 – Final Approach
Final Approach may not be the first game you think of when considering fit games on the HTC Vive. Nonetheless, its engaging gameplay does require you to constantly move your hands in dance-like motions, which can be great for your arm muscles (it’s a little like Zumba). Furthermore with its unique action, Final Approach is considered to be one of the best VR games available to date.
Price: $24.99 on Steam Store
Fitness Elements: Dancing for cardio; Punch and pressing motions.
#4 – Quanero VR
If action games are not for you and you prefer solving different puzzels and being a time detective, Quanero VR will manage to give you that, while helping you get in shape with its VR fitness elements. Even though you might not expect that a puzzle game may help you get in shape, and it is a fact that speed is not exactly required in this game, Quanero features gameplay, which will require you to squat, lay down, get up, turn around, walk and more, to be able to find the right pieces and solve the time detective case.
Price: Free on Steam Store
Fitness Elements: Squats; Lunges/Side Lunges; Power Walking; Steady state low intensity cardio.
#5 – Firebird La Peri
Firebird La Peri can’t truly be considered a game and is much more an interactive experience for the HTC Vive. Unique in its own way, Firebird La Peri is able to engage you on multiple levels including phsyical, mental and emotional. When played, you will be required to do dance-like moves, that will certainly kick up your fitness efforts in VR. In fact, in some elements of this VR experience, you will be able to even enhance your rhythm and can dance within the game. The classical music and soothing atmosphere of the game are great for stress relief, making this game a perfect combination of VR physical and mental fitness elements.
Price: $9.99 on Steam Store
Fitness Elements: Dancing for cardio; Lunges/Side-Lunges; Power Walking; Steady state low intensity cardio.