If you are looking for the latest and upcoming video games for Samsung Gear VR then you have come to the right place. As the Samsung Gear VR was released last year there are many new apps which can all be downloaded from the Oculus Store, either directly from your smartphone or once it’s slotted into the headset. Samsung’s new VR video and experience platform, launched in March 2017, can also be accessed from a new Samsung VR app, as well as from SamsungVR.com.
The best Samsung Gear VR games
Here are the best new eight Samsung Gear VR game apps to enjoy this month
1. Star Wars: Droid Repair Bay
Star Wars: Droid Repair Bay, created by ILMxLAB, is the official virtual reality story connected to Star Wars: The Last Jedi. In this game Poe Dameron needs your help in the Star Wars universe. You’ll need to get down and repair BB-8 and other adorable droids so that they’re ready to take on the First Order. Each of the droids has its own personality, and this one is even connected to the story of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. This free app can be downloaded from here and can be enjoyed with your Facebook friends or log in with your Oculus account to get going.
2. IT: Escape from Pennywise
Also available for Google Daydream, Escape from Pennywise takes its cues from the blockbuster horror movie IT. You’ll be trapped by Pennywise the Dancing Clown, and you’ll have to choose your path and escape. Seems simple though. Well, if only these things were that simple. Just as Georgie discovered. The app costs AU $1.49 at app stores.
3. Dead Target VR: Zombie Intensified
Dead Target VR: Zombie Intensified is a zombie first-person shooter. The game takes place in 2040, a betrayer CS Corporation has infected the whole city with zombies. You play as agent M, and the future of this city is all your hands. Purge the city and bring back piece to the place. The game supports Gear VR controller and Touchpad. This app costs US$6.99 at app store.
4. Coaster Combat
Coaster Combat is a thrilling action roller coaster game with combat gameplay. Right through an unlimited number of different track combinations, fight enemies on the web and increase your score by hitting treasure targets with a range of different weapons. A roller coaster game like no other where you engage in ‘coaster combat’ as you rack up scores by hitting treasure targets with a range of differently themed weapons! Invite your VR friends to your own personal score challenges for social multiplayer fun, all against the backdrop of a wide variety of different worlds, ranging from beautiful pirate paradises to cursed castles filled with jump scares!
Note that this app doesn’t support Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Samsung Galaxy S6, Samsung Galaxy S6 edge and Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+. Click here to get this game app free.
Quirky characters come to life on Gear VR courtesy of Waffle, your one-stop destination for VR animated shows. The weekly, episodic format is a first for VR, and there are three shows to enjoy: Water Bear, All-Star Party, and Dessert Island. The game is perfect for fans of off-beat comedies and animated shows like Rick and Morty and Bob’s Burgers. Click here to get the app or play with your Facebook friends all free.
6. Masters of the Sun
Explore a zombie outbreak in 360° and watch characters come alive on the streets of 1980s Los Angeles. Adapted from the graphic novel of the same name, Masters of the Sun stars Stan Lee, Queen Latifah, Jamie Foxx, KRS-One, Rakim, Jason Isaacs, and Slick Rick and features an original, cinematic score from Black Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am and Academy Award-winning composer Hans Zimmerman. Download this game app from app store at AU$2.99
7. ARTE360 VR
Explore culture and the arts in full 360° with ARTE360 VR, the first broadcasting platform dedicated to distributing immersive and interactive narrative cinema experiences in virtual reality. The app is part of the ARTE brand, a German-Franco TV broadcast station focused on culture and art. Content is updated regularly, with notable works like Iceman VR, a realistic recreation of the life of Ötzi the Iceman during the Neolithic period. Download the game app all free from app store.
8. Smithsonian Journeys: Venice
Smithsonian Journeys: Venice brings the Italian adventure in an immersive 30-minute trip to the famous floating city comes with an Italian history professor as your guide. Ride a gondola and explore the many nooks and crannies that make Venice a popular destination. Guided by the charming professor Kenneth R. Bartlett, who has been teaching Italian history for nearly 40 years, you’ll discover fascinating facts along the way that will make your journey so much more memorable and rewarding. Download this app all free from here or play with your Facebook friends.
Have fun with these wonderful apps and have the best of VR gaming experience with your Samsung device.