Blow zombies up with explosives in Zombie Grenades Practice. Credit to: ARVI LLC/AGA Ad Media LLP

Zombie Grenades Practice

Throw grenades at zombies to save hostages and blast them apart with specialized frag, contact, and UV grenades as well as other exciting explosives and objects! Hide and strategize which grenade to use, aim and then throw them to avoid taking damage from zombies and turrets.

Fitness Potential  

Throwing virtual explosives while taking cover in room scale and across many levels and areas makes for a light upper and lower body game that requires you to be stealthy. The more grenades with special abilities you throw with precision, the better odds you have at survival.

Adding a weighted vest to Zombie Grenades will add resistance and trigger fat burn.

Is having fun and throwing things a workout you enjoy? Play: Throw Anything and Rage Room.

Developer/Publisher: ARVI LLC/AGA Ad Media LLP

Release Date: April 10, 2018

Compatible with: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Windows Mixed Reality, with tracked controllers

Price: $12.99

Link: Zombie Grenades Practice

 

Time Carnage

Like dinosaurs, zombies, monsters, and robots? Good, Time Carnage is a first-person wave shooter where you’ll be blasting those beasts to bits with 25+ double handed weapons and fun perks to survive. Play Campaign, Challenge and Arcade modes as you travel through time.

Fitness Potential  

Players will want to utilize room scale for Time Carnage. Holding up dual weapons is going to use your arms and standing or dodging will work the legs with extended gameplay times. People who sit and shoot will work their upper body the most with this game.

If you like FPS and a blend of monster and dinosaur VR games for exercise try playing: Island 359 and ZR: Zombie Riot.

Developer/Publisher: Wales Interactive

Release Date: April 10, 2018

Compatible with: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Windows Mixed Reality, PSVR, with tracked controllers

Price: $15.99 to $19.99

Link: Time Carnage, Time Carnage, Time Carnage

 

Exterminate the world – 灭世VR

Video Credit to: VR EXPLORER via YouTube

Destroy a voxel world and everything in it, including funky looking spaceships, people, buildings and more. Choose from a variety of unlockable weapons like a dual ax or something more explody.

Fitness Potential  

Exterminating the world and getting an upper body workout can be done by using guns and melee weapons, but you can also get a good workout by throwing what you tear apart. Wear a weighted vest as you thrash through and throw items quickly to elevate your heart rate.

If you like voxel VR games for exercise try playing: Virtual Ninja VR and Zombie City.

Developer/Publisher: 深圳市虚游科技有限公司

Release Date: April 10, 2018

Compatible with: HTC Vive, with tracked controllers

Price: $4.79 to $5.99

Link: Exterminate the world – 灭世VR

 

Baseball Kings VR

Wanna hit a home run or practice your swing? Pick up a flamey bat, a racket, or other special bats in your arsenal. There are no running bases in Baseball Kings, but there is a hit distance tracker to see how far you can blast that ball into the outfield. This is an early access game.

Fitness Potential  

Battering up for the pitch and then sending the baseball into the bleachers will keep your upper body moving and will keep you busy in the offseason. Switch up your batting arm to even things out.

If you like sports VR games for exercise try playing: VR Dream Match Baseball.

Developer/Publisher: Appnori Inc.

Release Date: April 11, 2018

Compatible with: HTC Vive, with tracked controllers, Vive Trackers

Price: $14.99

Link: Baseball Kings VR

 

Archery Kings VR

Archers and hunters will love Archery Kings, a game that’s all about aiming and shooting arrows with your bow. Play against an AI challenger as you shoot against the wind and under pressure. This game is early access.

Fitness Potential  

Archery uses timing, coordination and upper body muscles when pulling back and letting go of the arrow. For extra immersion and to simulate the weight and grip of an actual bow use a real one and attach Vive Trackers to it. This will keep your muscle memory intact for the days you can’t make it to the range.

If you like archery VR games for exercise try playing: In Death and Holopoint.

Developer/Publisher: Appnori Inc.

Release Date: April 11, 2018

Compatible with: HTC Vive, with tracked controllers, Vive Trackers

Price: $14.99

Link: Archery Kings VR

 

Deadly Cryptids

Video Credit to: Portal Virtual Reality via YouTube

Fight your way through ruins in Deadly Cryptids, a single player multi-weapon survival game that also slows down time. Light some massive monsters up with grenades, molotovs, and use two-handed weapons as you play through a game that uses real-time cryptocurrency value to increase or decrease the difficulty of play.  

Fitness Potential  

Using 11 dual weapons, knives, and throwing grenades are all going to activate your upper body. Hiding, dodging and even ducking behind things in room scale is going to save you from being killed but also going to give you a lower body workout.

If you like fighting and monster VR games for exercise try playing: Serious Sam 3 VR: BFE and OVERTURN.

Developer/Publisher: Timothy Brake/Flow VR

Release Date: April 11, 2018

Compatible with: HTC Vive, with tracked controllers

Price: $10.79 to $11.99

Link: Deadly Cryptids

 

Cross Country Skiing VR

Credit to: Levrage

Race against an AI challenger in a cross-country race of 500 or 1,000 meters in a competition to the finish line. Make your way through the snow as you squat to ski and push the poles with your arms.

Fitness Potential  

This is a non-traditional way to get lower body conditioning through squatting and pretending you’re skiing. Move the poles with your arms for momentum and better times. Add a weighted vest so you can add a bit of heat behind holding a squat in the virtual snow.

If you like VR games that will target your legs for exercise try playing: Hot Squat and Superhot.

Developer/Publisher: Levrage

Release Date: April 12, 2018

Compatible with: HTC Vive, with tracked controllers

Price: $3.59 to $5.99

Link: Cross Country Skiing VR

 

OniBushi VR

Credit to: CentVire

Play as a samurai battling invaders with dual swords, fling throwing stars, and shoot arrows. The game has Survival mode where you try to deal the most damage against the invaders until you get overtaken. The game is early access.

Fitness Potential  

Using a sword, throwing stars, and a bow and arrow is going to activate the upper body. Players will want to play in room scale to promote lower body activity with back and forth fighting. In its current state, OniBushi would go well as a supplementary game for light activity.

If you like being a warrior in VR games for exercise try playing: GORN and Virtual Ninja VR.

Developer/Publisher: CentVire

Release Date: April 13, 2018

Compatible with: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, with tracked controllers

Price: $8.49 to $9.99

Link: OniBushi VR

 

Dead Ground: Arena

Players become a Blackrain secret agent and are to complete missions to save and protect NPCs from over 30 different blood-curdling creatures. Lots of maps to play through and over 20 different types of weapons to use against the meanies that are surrounding your group or after you. This is an early access game.

Fitness Potential  

Use military-grade weapons to prevent waves of dead and other creatures from taking over your location and objective, and also to help out some NPCs that need saving. Long play times while shooting in multiplayer, single, or co-op is going to keep the upper body active. Moving around in room scale and staying light on your feet to move out of the way from attacks will work your lower half.

If you like zombie VR games for exercise try playing: Killing Floor: Incursion and Dead Effect 2.

Developer/Publisher: VRillAR

Release Date: April 13, 2018

Compatible with: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, with tracked controllers

Price: $9.89 to $14.99

Link: Dead Ground: Arena


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