Something for the Weekend: RPGs and Futuristic Racers on Sale on Steam

Let us guess, you need a brand new virtual reality (VR) experience to get you in the mood for the weekend, right? Of course you do! Below we’ve listed some of the very best VR videogame you’ll find on Steam, and they’re all discounted too! HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Windows Mixed Reality users will find plenty to get excited about in the list below…

Vanishing Realms: Rite of Steel

Vanishing Realms - Rite of Steel screenshot

Compatability: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

Got an urge to go cave spelunking in virtual reality? Well good news, Vanishing Realms: Rite of Steel might be exactly what you’re looking for. It’s still in early access, but with a nice discount and overwhelmingly positive reviews, there’s not much to lose out on here. Even we think it’s a fascinating experience.

At £8.99 down from £14.99 it’s a good time to jump into Vanishing Realms.

The Sniper VR

Sniper Rust VR screenshot 1

Compatability: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

Go on a variety of missions and snipe your opponents from afar in The Sniper VR. Here you’ll have to keep a steady hand to aim your rifle and shoot down opponents from miles away. You’ll get 16 unique sniper missions, 6 rifles, 7 scopes and much more with The Sniper VR, and at this price it’s hard to argue with what it offers.

The Sniper VR is now £4.94, down from £10.99.


Redout image 2

Compatability: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

Redout is a love letter to the futuristic racers of the past, and also a statement of intent for the future. Boasting some of the nicest, most impressive graphics of any racing game, combining that with blitzing speeds, great visuals and arcade-like controls and you have yourself a modern VR masterpiece.

With 50% off Redout is only £14.99, so get it now.

AirMech Command

AirMech: Command screenshot

Compatability: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

Take control from above the ground in AirMech Command, where you’ll be looming over a holographic battlefield, moving around your infantry units and turning the tides of war. Play solo, with friends or against them in this action RTS.

AirMech Command has 60% off, making it only £6.00 right now.

Mervils: A VR Adventure

Mervils A VR Adventure screenshot

Compatability: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

Take your crew on a VR adventure in Mervils, the RPG platformer built so you can experience all of the action in VR. Defeat Balazar the Evil and save the four Mervil worlds. This experience will last you between 6-8 hours and you’ll have loads of fun along the way.

Mervils: A VR Adventure is now only £7.49 on Steam.

MineSweeper VR

minesweeper vr

Compatability: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Windows Mixed Reality

Okay, so yes, it’s Minesweeper but in VR. We’re not trying to trick you here, the use of 3D game board and flag you can place yourself make MineSweeper VR the most interesting and interactive version of the classic game yet.

On top of that, it’s only £1.95. Not bad!

The Town of Light

The Town of Light screenshot

Compatability: Oculus Rift

The Town of Light isn’t exactly a light hearted experience to get you through the January blues, instead it’s a much more somber experience that asks you to patiently understand the woes of living with mental health issues, and takes a different approach to the horror genre.

The Town of Light is now only £4.33 on Steam.

Starway Fleet

Starway Fleet

Compatability: HTC Vive

Take your ship to the outer reaches of our galaxy and shoot down your foes in Starway Fleet. Take part in missions either by yourself or with a few friends, and soon you’ll dominate the universe.

Starway Fleet is now only £5.03.



Compatability: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift

Warpaint is a physics based board game where you use dwarves to strike fear into the hearts of your enemies. Fling catapults and siege enemy fortresses and you climb the online rankings.

Warpaint is now only £3.49.


to the top

Compatability: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Windows Mixed Reality

TO THE TOP is essentially a VR obstacle course where you’ll have to fling yourself through 35 levels in order to get yoursefl TO THE TOP. The challenge doesn’t stop there though, as you compete online for the best times – there was a multiplayer update back in November, too!

TO THE TOP is 20% off on Steam, making it £15.19.