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Just finish watching Avengers: Endgame but aren’t ready to leave Thor and his Mjölnir hammer behind? In ThunderGod, you control the Norse god of thunder and must defend your village from incoming giants. As you defeat enemies, you can gain access to lightning bolt attacks to do devastating damage. You’ll have to deal with multiple types of giants, each with their own strategies.

Fitness Potential

As you face giants in ThunderGod, you must swing and throw Mjölnir to defeat enemies. Based on how hard you throw the hammer, your attacks can go faster and straighter. Alongside your attacks, you must avoid getting hit by rocks to keep your multiplier higher. You can even pick rocks off the ground and throw them, or deflect them back with your hammer.

Developer/Publisher: Goodbye Kansas Games

Release Date: May 29, 2019

Compatible With: Oculus Rift, HTC Vive

Price: $9.99

Link: ThunderGod

Wheelie King VR

Riding a motorcycle can be an exhilarating and thrilling experience. It also happens to be super dangerous. If you want to get the experience of riding one without the chance of flying over the handlebars and breaking your head, Wheelie King VR is for you. You have the option to fully customize your bike before taking it out, and there are multiple modes to choose from.

Fitness Potential

Wheelie King VR makes use of the tracked motion controllers for using your motorcycle. You will manually steer by moving your arms from side to side and leaning. If you want to pop a titular wheelie, you must pop up the front tire with your wrist. You’ll need quick reflexes and control if you want to succeed, and you can test your skills against the cops.

Developer/Publisher: Kimble Games

Release Date: May 29, 2019

Compatible With: Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Windows Mixed Reality

Price: $8.99 to 9.99

Link: Wheelie King VR

Epic Food Fight VR

After a long day of work, don’t you just want to launch food at unsuspecting children? In Epic Food Fight VR, you can do so across three worlds. You have an unlimited supply of food for launching, so don’t get stingy, and there are numerous weapons to use. You’ll have to make the most of them, because there are also different types of child enemies to annihilate.

Fitness Potential

Epic Food Fight VR gives you access to weapons like slingshots and pseudo-railguns to take down your enemies. You will make use of the tracked motion controllers to fire these weapons, and you’ll need to have steady balance and control in order to eliminate your targets. With nonstop enemies, you can keep it up as long as possible before you wear out.

Developer/Publisher: Zugalu Entertainment

Release Date: May 30, 2019

Compatible With: HTC Vive

Price: $8.99

Link: Epic Food Fight VR

Space Ops VR

For fans of the classic science-fiction satire film Starship Troopers, you are not going to want to miss Space Ops VR. Set hundreds of years in the future, you venture into space in search of a solution for Earth’s energy crisis. Unfortunately, you’re greeted by giant bug monsters. This means you’ll need to make the most of your weapons and work with your friends in order to survive. Player-versus-player mode also lets you compete against others, rewarding those with quick, accurate shots.

Fitness Potential

Space Ops VR is an extremely quick VR shooting game. You’ll by firing at targets of different heights, many of whom will be close enough to attack you. Some of these targets will also be coming from the air, requiring you to quickly take your shots. Other weapons use lasers, which you must hold steady in order for them to deal damage.

Developer/Publisher: DevCubeStudio/Fibrum Limited

Release Date: May 30, 2019

Compatible With: Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Windows Mixed Reality

Price: $11.24 to $14.99

Link: Space Ops VR

Blood & Truth

PlayStation VR users have long waited for a game that could make them feel like the star of an action movie. Blood & Truth is that game, delivering set-piece moments and thrilling VR shooting as you attempt to save your family from criminals in London. It’s an expanded version of the short “London Heist” game from PlayStation VR Worlds, and it’s one of the system’s strongest exclusives.

Fitness Potential

Blood & Truth isn’t a standard shooting gallery VR game. You’ll certainly take out plenty of targets using your guns. However, you’ll also climb on unstable piping, pick locks, and even DJ. When things pop off, however, you’ll need to use your wits and quick reflexes in order to kill the enemies you encounter.

Developer/Publisher:  London Studio/Sony

Release Date: May 28, 2019

Compatible With: PlayStation VR

Price: $39.99

Link: Blood & Truth