This Week’s VR Game Roundup — Sci-Fi FPS, Tower Defense, and Rhythm Games

Credit to: Mercury Aerospace Industries

Dead Moon – Revenge on Phobos

Fight waves of monsters on the Phobos moon base in this science fiction FPS game. Dead Moon is said to have interactive environments, is flush with weaponry and beasts that will test your ability to survive. Each beast has a unique fight style that will keep you fighting thisclose or from afar.

Fitness Potential  

Shoot, brawl, dodge, and escape from these moon dwellers across 4 single player campaigns. Practice and move up in skill with 3 difficulty levels over the course of the campaigns. Strafe with your own legs in room scale and also use the trackpad to move and teleport to get distance from enemy hordes. This game will be a light to mid-range upper and lower body game depending on how you play it.

Developer/Publisher: Mercury Aerospace Industries

Release Date: December 19, 2018

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

Price: $12.99

Link: Dead Moon – Revenge on Phobos



This is an early access game. The king owes you money and you’re getting bombarded by attacks in this tower defense and survival game. Use your keen eye for aim from all that past FPS experience with range weapons. You’ve got a boomerang, crossbow, slingshot, and a magic staff to defend yourself against beasts and major bosses.  

Fitness Potential  

Defend ELASH Kingdom with your range weaponry and by evading enemy attacks. Use your legs to do this, keep quick on your feet and use the trackpad to move around the levels. There’s light upper body motion since most of these are range weapons that rely on aim. Use the boomerang as part of a paired weapon loadout, it looks like it has the most movement.

Developer/Publisher: HIVOLVE

Release Date: December 21, 2018

Compatible with: HTC Vive, with tracked controllers

Price: Follow the link for the price.



Beats Fever

Use your Move controllers like their drumsticks hitting illuminated cascades and single digital beats. Tally up combos and use ambidextrous arm movement. There’s 4 futuristic stages and platforms to play on and over 40 songs to choose from. Keep the beat to gain a higher score!

Fitness Potential  

Looking for something super upbeat to play? Shimmy into Beats Fever to keep your body moving like a cardio dance machine. Listen to catchy tunes and hit the streams of beats like a drummer would if you want an upper body workout. Move your feet so you don’t become leg locked.

Developer/Publisher: Arrowiz/Shanghai Chenyou Information Technology Co., Ltd.

Release Date: December 18, 2018

Compatible with: PS VR, with tracked controllers

Price: $19.99

Link: Beats Fever


Smash The Beats Demo

This is a demo of the full version so you can try before you buy. Use a shield, sword, and hammer as your main weapons to clash with music beatboxes. Change your loadout with a press of the controller trigger and match the color of your weapon to the beat.

Fitness Potential  

Oculus Go has one controller, use it wisely to block and break blocks. This is an upper and lower body game for people who like to dance and keep rhythm or for those who want to try their hand at it. Turn it into a leg game by dancing and not anchoring yourself to one spot.

Developer/Publisher: NiVision

Release Date: December 19, 2018

Compatible with: Gear VR, Oculus Go, with tracked controllers

Price: Free, Buy the full version it here.

Link: Smash The Beats Demo