The Oculus Quest 2 video games I’ve been enjoying in September 2022

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The Oculus Quest 2’s digital retailer is stuffed with nice video games, and it may be arduous to resolve which title you need to choose up and play subsequent.

This month I’ve performed some unimaginable video games – together with one which took me on an journey by way of outer house and is worthy of a spot on our greatest Oculus Quest 2 video games checklist – however I’ve additionally performed some that sadly aren’t as enjoyable – video games from the Quest 2’s retailer that you simply is perhaps higher off avoiding.

Listed here are the Oculus Quest 2 video games I am enjoying in September 2022.

Historic Dungeon VR

Historic Dungeon VR remains to be one thing of a piece in progress, however in the event you love rogue-lite video games then this can be a must-play Oculus Quest 2 title.

Admittedly I used to be fairly pessimistic about Historic Dungeon. The clearly Minecraft-inspired visuals weren’t my favourite, and I usually hate rogue-lites (Hades is the one recreation within the style I’ve ever loved), however I used to be completely happy to sink loads of time into Historic Dungeon, and I sit up for enjoying extra.

Whereas simplistic, the hack-and-slash fight is a variety of enjoyable, and the sport’s scale is ideal for VR. The dungeons are massive sufficient to be a delight to discover, whereas not so massive that you simply really feel such as you’re wandering round a labyrinth. And since the dungeon is at all times completely different each run, with loads of secrets and techniques to find, this recreation will present a variety of bang in your $20 / £15 / AU$27.32.

Plus, the rogue-lite gameplay is ideal for VR, as there are many alternatives to pause and take a break in the event you want a minute again in the true world. What’s extra, whereas it wants some work, there’s teleportation motion for all you gamers who (like me) can’t abdomen easy motion in VR.

On prime of all that, Historic Dungeon is nice pass-and-play title. Try our information on the best way to solid your Oculus Quest 2 to a TV, after which compete in opposition to your pals to see who can enterprise furthest into the dungeon.


I used to be very excited for Eolia. A climate-conscious puzzle journey that’s themed round music – what’s to not love? Properly, a good bit it seems.

The Oculus Quest 2 title’s first misstep was an intro display screen that described it as a ‘hands-first expertise’. I’ve usually discovered the Quest 2’s hand-tracking to be not half-bad, however Eolia anticipated a bit an excessive amount of from the funds {hardware}. Its hand movement controls weren’t at all times that distinct from each other, so it was very easy for the sport to register the fallacious gesture or not register something in any respect – which as you possibly can think about was very irritating.

Moreover, Eolia isn’t probably the most comfy recreation to play in the event you undergo from movement illness. There’s no choice to make use of teleportation motion, and the sections of the sport the place you experience on the again of a giant beast are near-unbearable. I did handle to search out some consolation controls within the recreation’s important menu by quitting out to it, however the settings didn’t go fairly far sufficient to make Eolia’s motion pleasing.

Including insult to harm, I wasn’t that impressed by Eolia’s puzzles, which lacked the artistic spark I’ve present in VR video games like I Anticipate You To Die 2.

Eolia would have benefited loads from a scaled-down scope. By lowering the dimensions of the world and chopping down the variety of various things gamers can do, the builders might have given what remained the TLC it wanted, and made enjoying Eolia really feel extra worthwhile.

Pink Matter 2

Simply as with final month’s advice, Moss Guide 2, I’d counsel enjoying by way of Pink Matter earlier than enjoying the sequel. Certain, Pink Matter 2 does a high quality job of getting you in control on the whole lot that is occurred within the Chilly Conflict-inspired sci-fi story to date, but it surely’s on no account a alternative for the unique recreation.

That mentioned, in the event you do resolve to drop into Pink Matter 2 you’ll have an out-of-this-world expertise, whether or not you’re a fan of the sequence or an entire newcomer.

As soon as once more getting into the sneakers of Sasha Riss – or no less than the physique her consciousness is inhabiting – you’re despatched on a planet-hopping mission after discovering a misery sign from a comrade who’d lengthy been presumed useless.

In your journey, you’ll have the chance to discover a number of environments, along with your curiosity rewarded with story particulars or hints for the best way to remedy the sport’s subsequent puzzle. Talking of, which, there are some repetitions amongst the sport’s puzzles, however usually the challenges are diverse sufficient that you simply’ll be stored engaged.

One minor but much-appreciated element is that Pink Matter 2’s in-game controllers completely match up with the Quest 2’s handsets, which drastically helps to spice up the sport’s immersion, because it feels such as you’re truly holding what your character is meant to be holding.

I additionally beloved the developer’s choice to permit teleportation motion even throughout the jetpack platforming sections. Different VR recreation creators would have compelled you to make use of the extra immersive easy motion, however in Pink Matter 2, Vertical Robotic enables you to play the best way that feels most comfy in order that movement illness doesn’t maintain you again.

When you’ve been intrigued by video games like Lone Echo 2 however don’t wish to hassle with connecting your Oculus Quest 2 to a PC, Pink Matter 2 (and the unique Pink Matter) might be precisely the video games it’s essential play subsequent.

When you’re in search of extra video games to play, then take a look at our picks of the very best VR video games.

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