The Gear has a number of design features that puts it ahead of its competitors – such as a custom inertial measurement unit, a proximity sensor, a hand touchpad and buttons on the side of the set, soft cushioning and a dazzling 5.7 inch Quad HD Super Amoled display to name but a few.
The Gear is only compatible with a number of Samsung phones which can make it limiting, but it holds an immense number of possibilities due to the volume of high-quality applications available.
But what games are the best? There are numerous games that work perfectly with the Samsung Gear VR, such as:
Explore the world of Minecraft like never before in the Gear VR Edition of the world-renowned game.
Build, explore and battle mobs - do all the things you know and love - but from a fresh perspective. With a VR headset on, coming face-to-face with monstrous mobs takes on new meaning; creeping into dark caves inspires even greater trepidation thanks to 3D audio; and the light of a gorgeous sunrise seems to envelop you more completely.
Minecraft on Gear VR supports all the features of Minecraft, including the full game loop, marketplace, multiplayer, Realms, Add-Ons, and more
In Star Wars: Droid Repair Bay, Poe Dameron's sidekick needs your help. Repair BB-8 and his astromech droid friends, each with their own unique personalities, so they can roll back into the fight against the First Order.
Aboard General Leia’s ship in the depths of space, you’ll need to work quickly before battle breaks loose just outside the droid repair bay.
Blending stunning visuals with explosive action, Augmented Empire is a story-driven tactical RPG set on the island of New Savannah, an isolated neo-noir city divided into three tiers by the ‘Citizen Grade System.’ While the citizens deemed of high societal value live in luxury at the summit, outliers and criminals are forced to live in squalor at the island’s depths.
From the creators of Esper 2 and A Night Sky, Augmented Empire combines tactical action and a vibrant cast of characters – including the voice talents of Kate Mulgrew, Nick Frost and Garrick Hagon – into an unforgettable VR-RPG experience.
The game includes 6 playable characters and 60 environments that you can develop with upgrades.
The thoughtful and vibrant Melita: A Human Journey is a cut above other games on the market.
In 2026, the world is rapidly deteriorating due to climate change. Anaaya, a brilliant Inuit female scientist, is appointed to find a planet that humans can inhabit, and she's joined by Melita, an advanced A.I sent to help her on the task.
Together, they will embark on a journey against time to save humanity from extinction.
Face Your Fears is an experience that exposes you to terrifying scenes based on common fears and phobias - and it is truly haunting.
A simple, old prop plane ferries its passengers just as it has a thousand times before. Things take a turn for the worst when the engine starts sputtering. Will Flight 101 have to turn back? Will the engine restart?
Some of these experiences are terrifying, some fun and spooky, some are simply mysterious! Robots and ghosts and femme fatales can all be found within!
Try looking around, looking up, looking behind you. You never know what’s lurking in the dark.
From the creators of Monument Valley comes picturesque exploration game Land’s End.
Perfect as a de-stressing tool – you can take part in light puzzles while also taking in the opulent scenery of the fictional environment.
In End Space use your Gear VR controller, gamepad or Touchpad, to fly through intense space battles wiping out the TLF across the Tartarus Sector.
It’s a time of uncertainty in the Tartarus Sector. The United Trade Consortium has started to regain control but the Tartarus Liberation Front has become stronger, more daring, unwilling to let up. The United Trade Federation is looking for a few good contractors to support the war efforts in the Tartarus Sector.
Your powerful Pulse Laser cannons and homing Meteor missiles are neural linked to your sight providing a deadly combination of technology and skill.
Unlock progressively harder levels and upgrade your weapons after each success.
Dreadhalls is a horror dungeon crawler that is definitely NOT for the faint-hearted.
You will wake up in a scarcely lit dungeon. Find its exit, and avoid the creatures that dwell in it. Your only weapons will be stealth, your own courage, and a faint light that you’ll have to keep fed with oil, lest you want the darkness to engulf you.
Take a surreal journey through an otherworldly dimension, move in harmony with sound and music in Smash Hit.
Smash everything in your path as you work your way through a variety of bright, vibrant, and challenging levels.
Wrath of Loki will allow you to enter a fantasy world, gather magical artifacts, and solve puzzles that epitomize the genre.
Collect fragments of magical horn, and destroy the powerful and unpredictable Loki.