Try out 12 tracks and 9 challenge courses by playing Sprint Vector. Credit to: Survios

Sprint Vector

The anticipated release of Sprint Vector is finally here! Flail those arms in fluid locomotion to race around 12 tracks and 9 challenge courses as you zip past other racers in a PvP match or up to 8 players online in private or public multiplayer mode.

Fitness Potential

With special modes like Hardcore, Collection, and Time Trial, fit gamers are going to get an upper body cardio workout like no other. Sprint Vector fans who play competitively will want to play this game with weighted gloves or vest to add drag to their arm pumping motions. For lower body conditioning players will want to play this game in a squat or lunge position.

If you like cardio meets upper body VR games for exercise or fun, try playing: Soundboxing and BOX VR.

Developer/Publisher: Survios

Release Date: February 8, 2018

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

Price: $23.99 to $29.99, Deluxe Edition $31.18 to $44.98

Link: Sprint Vector

 

Sairento VR

Sairento is another highly anticipated VR game with a full release! Players will become a cyber ninja warrior fighting samurais and other baddies with katanas, bows, and other awesome combat weapons like shurikens and kunais. Slow down time and shoot to kill with accuracy, or jump through the air and make a precision cut.

Fitness Potential  

The best fitness opportunities in Sairento will come from fighting with the bladed weapons and crouching, squatting, or lunging to dodge away from projectiles or attacks in real time or slow motion. There are 4 game modes: Story, Arcade, Co-op, and PvP. Playing against real players in Multiplayer or Co-op instead of fighting against AI will give you the most exercise intensity.

Is slowing down time or fighting your jam? Play these VR games: Raw Data and Superhot VR.

Developer: Mixed Realms Pte Ltd, Swag Soft Holdings Pte Ltd

Publisher: Mixed Realms Pte Ltd

Release Date: February 6, 2018

Compatible with: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Windows Mixed Reality, with tracked controllers; Hardlight Haptic Suit and TPCAST

Price: $25.49 to $29.99

Link: Sairento VR

 

Balls! Virtual Reality Cricket

Video Credit to: Karl Binder via YouTube

Grab a friend for a game of cricket and try out the 20 Over, Test Match, One Day, and Just Bat game modes. This cricket sim is great practice for athletes who want to practice their swing against a bowling machine indoors or outdoors or play a game against an AI team.

Fitness Potential  

The different play modes of the Balls! Virtual Reality Cricket sim will work the upper body and is a great coordination game that will test the timing and accuracy of your hits. This game can be used for lefties and righties, so you’ll want to switch up which arms you are using for symmetry. There are varying options like International difficulty level and off spin and leg spin bowling speeds like Fast Medium and Fast to challenge even the most experienced cricket player.

Is playing cricket in VR part of your exercise routine? Give these VR games a try: Cricket Club and Spud Cricket VR.

Developer: Karl Binder, David Nestoruk

Publisher: stickee

Release Date: February 7, 2018

Compatible with: HTC Vive with tracked controllers

Price: $9.99

Link: Balls! Virtual Reality Cricket

 

Atoms

Credit to: 视趣互动

Atoms is a MOBA style game, or a Multiplayer Online Battle Arena game, where players will team up to take on an opposing team in arena style combat. Hunt down players, attack them, and level up your hero skill and equipment, unlocking upgrades along the way. Play as a single player against AI opponents or go Co-op so players won’t fight alone.

Fitness Potential  

Ducking and dodging bullets and enemy fire is going to give you a lower body workout, while the upper body movement comes from the weapon used in combat. There are 9 weapons that can be used two at a time depending on the type of weapon. Wearing a weighted vest will give fit gamers an ignited workout.

If you like multiplayer combat games try playing: Sairento and Containment Initiative.

Developer/Publisher: 视趣互动

Release Date: February 8, 2018

Compatible with: HTC Vive with tracked controllers

Price: $4.19 to $6.99

Link: Atoms


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