The 10 Best Virtual Reality Games You Can Play Right Now

The Climb
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The Climb

The Climb is one game that will either cure your fear of heights or send you into a frenzy. It’s one thing to watch a movie like Everest on a big screen, it’s quite another to be high above a valley floor clinging for your life to rocks. To truly experience virtual extreme solo rock climbing, you need to have the Oculus Touch or HTC Vive controllers for full control of your hands as you scale cliffs and mountains. (The Xbox One controller just doesn’t immerse you in the moment.) Real mountain ranges across North America, Europe, and Asia were used to bring this photorealistic game world to life. You can hone your skills in training mode before attempting to climb in Tourist mode, eventually ascending to the Bouldering mode, which requires perfect technique and fast scaling. [Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, $50; theclimbgame.com]