Virtual Reality

Best VR Experiences 2021

The rise of virtual reality (VR) has brought innovation not only in the gaming industry but in other industries as well, such as the entertainment industry. Apart from playing games, you can even enjoy interactive stories, animated movies, and a lot of other fun experiences in virtual reality.

A virtual reality experience can be anything, it could be a semi-interactive game, a short interactive movie, or a virtual tour of any place of the world. The primary objective is to provide an experience of a completely different world through your VR headset.

In this post, we are going to discuss some well-liked virtual reality experiences. Many VR theaters will give you an amazing VR experience with a specifically crafted environment and equipment. But we will discuss those experiences that are easily accessible, you don’t even have to leave your home to enjoy them. Such experiences are available on SteamVR, Oculus, and HTC stores; some are good but others are super fun and exciting, all you need is a VR headset.

Let’s check some of the best VR experiences to enjoy in 2021!

1. Richie’s Plank Experience

Richie’s Plank Experience is a psychological experience designed to invoke fear, thrill, and fun in you. It is an entertaining experience that can be enjoyed with your friends and family. In this experience, you have to wear your headset and walk on the plank. A real wooden plank can also be used to add more fun to the immersion. This experience is truly utilizing the power of virtual reality.


2. Kingspray Graffiti VR

How about creating graffiti without the fear of getting behind bars? Yes! It is possible through virtual reality. Kingspray is a multiplayer game, and up to four players can collaborate at the same time. You can customize not only the walls but also your hat, spray, and even mask. Kingspray has 12 different locations including train yards, rooftops, and subway stations. What are you waiting for? Call your friends, grab your motion controllers, and unshackle your creativity.


3. The Line

The Line is a short interactive experience based on a story of two miniature dolls, Pedro, and Rosa who love each other but are shy to talk. Your task is to pull the knobs, buttons, and even crawl under the machinery to reveal the story. This multi-language experience is available on Oculus Store and SteamVR and can be played using any headset with motion controllers.


4. Anne Frank House VR

This experience tells a story of a thirteen years old Jewish girl, Anne Frank, and her family who escaped and hid from the prosecutions of the Nazis during World War 2. It is incorporated with an emotional experience of a Secret Annex of a building in Amsterdam where the Frank’s was. You can walk through different rooms of the Annex and explore the story of Anne Frank.


5. SculptrVR

This virtual reality experience lets you create a massive three-dimensional sculpture in solo modeor with your friends. You can also explore already made sculptures and edit and share your creativity with the community. Moreover, export 3D models of your creation in obj or fbx format for 3D printing. So, unleash your creativity in ScupltrVR with unlimited fun.


6. International Space Station Tour VR

Well, who doesn’t like to visit international space station? This experience is specifically crafted for space enthusiasts who want to explore and know what happens on a space station. In this experience, you will join Samantha Cristoforetti, an astronaut from ESA, and learn the inner-working and forty key areas of the international space station. This free experience can be enjoyed using any headset with motion controllers.


7. Ultimate Booster Experience

This is another VR experience that lets you ride a giant swing with beautiful visuals. Apart from the huge swing, there are other height challenges as well that is full of exhilaration and fun. Other experiences include bungee jump, rocket mode, canyon ride, eagle flight, etc. This fun pack is available on steam and compatible with all headsets.


8. Let’s Create! Pottery VR

How about making different clay products in a comfortable environment with soothing music? This is a unique VR experience that lets you create beautiful ceramics in whatever way you want. Shape the ceramic on the potter wheel after selecting the color of the clay. Add various elements and decorate it as real artists do. This experience gives you different tasks to complete, or you can also make entirely different clay objects of your own choice since there is no limitation.


9. vSpatial

Workspace is a very important place for anyone who spends most of his/her time in front of a computer screen. Sometimes, your work does not fit on a single screen and you cannot buy multiple monitors because they occupy so much space. In that case, virtual reality can help you. vSpatial is a VR experience that lets you add monitors as many as you want. You can have chat and even share screens with up to 4 persons. Moreover, there is a media manager, web browser, and webcam support as well. vSpatial can assist you in a great way to manage your entire work in virtual reality. You can get this app from SteamVR and Oculus Store.


10. National Geographic Explore VR

If you love to explore new places, then this experience is for you. Virtual Reality has somehow changed the course of tourism, though it cannot be an alternative to real tourism, it can give you an idea of a place before visiting. This experience offers two iconic locations to explore, which are Antarctica and Peru, in the comfort of your four-walled room. Climb the ice shelf, navigate through different areas, and survive the stormy weather. Surely, this experience has a lot to uncover.



In this post, we discussed some amazing virtual reality apps that can help you do a more in-depth exploration of VR technology. We also understood that virtual reality is not just about gaming, rather, it is composed of hidden gems on SteamVR and Oculus store that is worthy to be uncovered. These hidden gems focus on things that are possible in VR, such as virtual tours, virtual films, art, creativity, and productivity. Virtual reality has impacted many industries in different ways. Whether it is education, military, aviation, even entertainment, VR is slowly becoming an essential part of them.

About the author

Sam U

I am a professional graphics designer with over 6 years of experience. Currently doing research in virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality.
I hardly watch movies but love to read tech related books and articles.