Types of VR Fields


Gaming is an important part of the VR industry. It is one of the main reasons that VR has so rapidly improved in the last few years. The video gaming industry made over 100 billion dollars last year, and it is expected to continue growing. As a future developer for VR, it is important to know the types of games that can be made.

Action Games

Action games focus on combat and other physical skills. Players primarily focus on fighting enemies and maneuvering their character with speed and expertise.

Adventure Games

In adventure games, players become the main character of a playable story. Focusing more on navigating environments and solving problems, these games offer players interesting narratives and puzzles. Many adventure games involve elements from action games and role-playing games!

Role-playing Games

In role-playing games (RPGs), the player becomes a participant of a virtual world. Similarly to adventure games, the player engages in both stories and escapades. Role-playing games often let players customize their avatar’s appearance, skills, and attributes so that they feel more immersed in the game. Also, they let players make decisions that can change the entire outcome of the story.

Real Time Strategy Games

RTS games are types of games that progress in real-time. RTS’s are similar to chess, except there aren’t any turns and both players are moving their pieces as fast as they can. Games that fall into this category are often highly competitive. Many RTS’s have tournaments where players compete for prizes and the #1 spot on the leaderboard.


Watch the video about the Top 10 VR Games June 2019


Before we dive into the entire history, let’s take a look at what virtual reality was like in the 1800’s. The program “Looking Glass VR” will show you a device called a stereoscopic viewer. This device was a huge milestone for virtual reality, as it was the first invention that allowed people to see photos that have depth to them. We’ll talk more about stereoscopic viewers a little later


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