Tyler, like most of us, worked at a job and had created a lifestyle that led to weight gain. He got an Oculus and has since had a 65-pound weight loss by playing BOX VR, Beat Saber, and other VR games. Here’s how he shook up his lifestyle and...
Be The Hero VR
BE THE HERO https://youtu.be/-nxa1RFCdog Be The Hero is part virtual comic and part first-person melee combat game. Players become Kurogane, the hero with hyperspeed running abilities, parkour moves, and the power to attack from above. Use your sword’s powerful Thunder Rush attack to slash through groups of enemies and Thunder Strike...
Several virtual reality games completed qualifier tournaments and winners will now advance to the World Finals at Oculus Connect 5 on September 26-27. Finalists have been decided for Sprint Vector, The Unspoken, and Echo Arena. The Onward Summer Championship will continue as teams battle for the last spots on...
The Virtual Athletics League (VAL) is a competitive esports organization that offers VR athletes (players like us!) and neighborhood VR arcades to take part in worldwide tournaments. The Virtual Athletics League has just celebrated their inaugural Beat Saber tournament on August 17th -- a significant first for VR esports! It’s...
A robust boxing game with mini-games galore. Comfortable enough for entry-level with ambitious plans. Virtual Boxing League starts with a kickin’ soundtrack and an introduction to Willie Jackson. He’s your trainer and leads you through the Virtual Boxing League (VBL). Look around the room to spot challenges, mini-games, and Easter...
Bill Lindsay's weight climbed to almost 400 pounds but he stopped it before it got any higher with VR and fitness. We had a chat with Bill about the games he plays to keep his metabolism going full force, the importance of mods, healthy eating, and how he lost...
Archery is excellent for exercise because it works multiple parts of the body, and the mind, in a single activity. You need strength to knock the string and hold it at the ready. You will require focus to aim carefully, as precision requires that you carefully cut out the...

Let’s Get Fit In OrbusVR

Lo and behold! OrbusVR is the very first MMORPG to grace the PC VR catalog, and I’m excited to dive into the juicy fitness potential waiting inside. But first, for newcomers to gaming, what does “MMORPG” mean? An MMORPG, or Massively Multiplayer Online Role(p)laying Game, is a persistent virtual world where...
Punch Pad Workout https://youtu.be/FhNxaQDdMsw Credit to: vrgamecritic Use it as a memorization game or as a coordination and a boxing workout. Punch Pad Workout has 3 rounds of punching numbered pads in different combinations. The faster and more accurate the hits the better off your score will be on the leaderboard. The...
After months of anticipation, CREED: Rise to Glory will be opening up its digital and physical disc pre-orders today, August 16, 2018, for the PlayStation VR (PS VR). Survios, whose past VR games include Raw Data, Sprint Vector, and Electronauts, just announced that they will debut their PS VR...
Rec Room is somewhat of an anomaly in the VR gaming market. It contains an ever-increasing cache of multiplayer VR content, but it still manages to fall underneath the radar for many players. But now, boasting a 16 to 18-player battle royale mode, Rec Room is finally taking a crack at...
At the conclusion of VR League season 1, we discussed how esports had been brought to a new level with the introduction of virtual reality games that involve ducking, jumping, dodging, and stealthy movements. Throughout season 2, competitors and teams have continued to discover new techniques in gameplay, improve...
Like most Americans, I get pretty terrible sleep. A combination of factors add up to this, but my average night of sleep is full of wakefulness, heavy on light sleep, and I always wake up feeling tired. But these days something is different. On July 24th, I woke up exhausted...
Virtual reality games are crushing stereotypes about ways we can use computer games to lose weight, improve our mental health, increase cardiovascular activity, gain muscle and achieve overall wellness. It's no secret that traditional video games have been linked with increased BMI (body mass index) and obesity. For twenty years,...
Electronauts https://youtu.be/UhTyPzl7NpM Electronauts is a dance-worthy single and dual collaboration game where you become the mixmaster with a DJ deck full of musical tools. The game has 40 catchy songs from 50 befitting artists from EDM, hip-hop, trap, and more. It is a no experience necessary game that will unleash your...
The ESL (Electronic Sports League) has made huge waves in the VR pool lately with Season 2 of the VR Challenger League. With the climactic run-up to the Season 2 Finale at Oculus Connect 5 now underway, with hundreds of thousands of dollars (USD) awarded to champions throughout the season, you might...
As an adult, do you reminisce about the good old days of donning a laser tag vest and hiding behind pillars to stop getting zapped? I know we do! HappyGiant and Jido Maps are bringing us a new game called QuasAR Arena, a mobile AR game that's a throwback to...
Beat Saber has taken off around the world, with new music coming directly to the platform from the likes of Virtual Self (aka Porter Robinson), a major household name in the dance music scene. However, the official releases on new music are happening slower than many Beat Saber-ists are patient...
With only a few weeks left in VR League season 2, competitors and fans alike had been anxiously waiting to hear which games would be featured in the grand finals, how many players would be invited, and even how qualifiers would work. Everyone was excited when this information was...
It's amazing to hear about stories like this. Reddit user named Bigrob7605 (Robert Long) claims to have lost an astonishing 138 pounds by changing his lifestyle and playing the popular VR game Beat Saber. We here at VRFI write about success stories like this so frequently it never ceases to...