15 Best VR Melee Games 2023

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There are several types of VR melee games. While some feature physics-based backgrounds allowing you to feel the weight of objects and the hit of characters, others feature superpowers.

Both of these games are great choices for fun, according to us.

Are you aware that fighting games can also boost your workout routine? In addition to the entertainment aspect of combat VR, you can swing your arms, legs, and other body parts in response to attacks. You might get an enjoyable workout doing this.

Here are 16 of the best VR sword fighting games you can play if you love action VR games involving swords, arrows, and other weapons.

Let’s do this!

1. Star Wars – Game Duration

Approximately 1 hour per episode Available for PSVR, Oculus Quest, Oculus Link, and Rift.

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Using VR technology, Vader Immortal mimics the story of Darth Vader alongside iconic star wars characters, exploring the world of Darth Vader.

To discover what Vader is doing, you’ll have to navigate the dangers along the way in episode one.

The journey continues in episode two with a new coach in the form of the Sith Lord who will help you improve your lightsaber skills and defeat new enemies along the way.

With an ancient lightsaber, you will lead a troop into the tower of Vadar where you will face the dark lord himself.

It is possible to purchase each episode of the VR fighting game separately since each focuses on implementing a unique ability. However, if you want to survive, you must master the lightsaber.

2. Chronos

Game Duration – Approximately 15 hours Available for Oculus Rift

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Chronos is a fully immersive third-person VR game that will captivate you for hours.

Chronos has a traditional background, which allows you to use swords and shields in a lifelong battle with a fiery dragon to protect your homeland.

Chronos has you entering an ancient labyrinth to defeat a dragon.

There is an interesting fact about this game: the labyrinth is only opened once a year, so if your hero is killed by the dragon, he can still fight the next year when the labyrinth is opened.

Each year, your character gets older with clear aging effects like gray hair, reduced physical ability, and voice depletion. This can negatively affect your fighting power.

It will keep you absorbed in VR for hours upon hours as you fight your way through heavy obstacles, attack, carry, and dodge while solving puzzles.

Even professional gamers may struggle with Chronos.

3. Moss

Game Duration – 4 to 6 hours Available for Oculus Quest, PC VR, and PSVR.

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Combined with immersive action and puzzles requiring smart thinking and action, Moss offers an immersive action-packed adventure like no other.

It’s a third-person VR game that lets you play as a ‘reader’, whose tiny little mouse goes by the name of Quill.

Through the Quill, you can read through each chapter of Moss.

By using a small ball of light, you can communicate with the environment. You can also push obstacles and control enemies with the Quill.

In this game, you get to solve puzzles that include getting rid of the enemy using Quill to help you.

As the game progresses, you will be able to control Quill using your analog stick and control your enemies via your controller’s motion tracker.

A mix of combat and tourism makes Moss one of our best VR games if you like traditional game settings.

4. Blade and Sorcery

Game Duration – 61 hours 24 minutesAvailable for PC VR

Blade and Sorcery

With solid physics and a sound combat system, Blade and Sorcery is one of the most authentic sword fighting games ever created.

This is purely a realistic combat game with no storyline or levels. There is no winning in the game. You either defeat random enemies or you don’t.

The developers of Blade and Sorcery have created a violent game with realistic brutal and gory scenes and heavyweight characters.

There is a hand-to-hand weapon fight with several virtual enemies that are as endless as the game itself.

As the mighty warrior, you get to use ancient combat weapons such as battleaxes and claymores.  

You may also be interested to know that the game has no end, more like an infinite game filled with fun adventures. Therefore, playing the game requires a lot of time.

5. Iron Man VR

Game Duration – Approximately 10 hours Available for PSVR

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It’s an action-packed VR game that doubles as a first-person shooter and a fighting game.

Tony Stark faces the consequences of making weapons in the past. He has to fight Droids and a ghost enemy.

With Iron Man VR, you can experience a realistic superhero adventure. The game will keep you on your toes and you’ll feel all the tension, fear, and tension of fighting the villains.

As you move through the gaming world, you swing your arms (as in flying combat) and move your head, requiring a great deal of effort.

You can customize a variety of weapons in Iron Man VR, including beams and missiles, but you should make sure you are familiar with them so that you don’t forget to use them.

By exploring optional challenges, learning new fighting methods, and even doing workouts, you can take a break from the game’s tension.

6. In Death: Unchained

Game Duration – Approximately 30 minutes Available for Steam, Oculus Quest, and PSVR.

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As you struggle to restore harmony in the afterlife, you will have to battle angelic troops, demons, and forsaken souls.

While In Death is more of a shooter game, it also involves bow and arrow combat with lost souls, angels, and demons.

This game features a multiplayer mode in which you can play against other players and test your ability to use weapons at will.

7. Gorn

Game Duration – 4 hours 30 minutesAvailable for SteamVR, Windows Mixed Reality, Oculus Quest 2, Oculus Rift.

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There are several weapons you can use to kill monsters in Gorn, including swords, bows, throwing knives, hammers, two-handed straight swords, maces, and hammers.

The VR fist fighting game Gorn lets you attack the enemy with your bare hands.

Blood splashes from the bodies of the combatants would fill the arena during the intense fight, turning it into a blood bath as soon as the fight began.  

Using the dismembered lines of your opponents to fight other monsters is a pretty creative way to kill your opponent.

In our opinion, Gorn is a straightforward combat game with intense gaming scenes.

8. Until you Fall

Game Duration – Approximately 15 hours Also available for SteamVR, Windows Mixed Reality, and Oculus Rift.

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It features a visually engaging scene and a unique weapon selection in which you die and keep coming back.

In this game, you have access to numerous fighting weapons with which you fight your way to moving forward in the virtual world. You can evade death by fighting the enemy, but if they overpower you, you will return to another scene. Each time you return, you will have a new experience.

Your goal is to survive as long as possible while slashing and striking your way through mysterious enemies.   

It is one of our best-fighting VR games, Oculus Quest 2. It tests your strength and skillfulness while requiring you to act quickly and accurately.

9. Boneworks

Game Duration – Approximately 15 hours Available for SteamVR, Windows Mixed Reality, and Oculus Rift.

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As Boneworks features advanced VR concepts and mechanics, the game might not be suitable for new VR players.  

Fighting games VR incorporates the law of physics as closely as possible to reality.  

You can engage your opponents in a fight with an arsenal of weapons provided by the game. As part of Boneworks VR, you can wield weapons such as swords, clubs, axes, hammers, spears, and even guns. With the immersion effect of Boneworks VR, you can wield the weapon as you wish.

Fighting your way through each level, you try to unravel the mystery of the game narrative.

10. The Walking Dead: Saints and Sinners

Game Duration – 15 hours + (Available for Oculus Quest 2, Oculus Rift l, Mixed Reality, and SteamVR.)

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It is a first-person shooter game with an interesting yet complex storyline.

While exploring the appealing gaming environment, the player will find himself in the middle of a zombie invasion in New Orleans and will have to fight their way through.

In addition to guns, different melee weapons are available for combat, such as knives, axes, and swords. You can shoot, stab, tear, or even blow up your enemies with these weapons.

The game gets tougher as you progress, and as you complete missions, you gain access to additional fighting tools that will give you an advantage.  

It’s not a multiplayer game and you can only play it alone. If you like suspense, action, and a scary adventure, you might enjoy the walking dead.

11. Tales of Glory  

Game Duration – 30 hours + (Available for HTC Vive/ Viv Pro and Oculus Rift)

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Tales of Glory is a medieval sword fighting game that lets you build your fighting army from scratch, talk to kings, and explore the fantasy world.

Game on a room-scale setup for better immersion.

This game features physics that makes the game scenes more realistic. You have access to an array of fighting weapons and multiple battlefields. You can even ride a horse in the game.  

Our best VR sword battle game is Tales of Glory.

12. Swords of Gargantua

Available for PlayStation VR, Oculus Quest, and PC VR headsets.

A realistic sword fighting VR game, Swords of Gargantua lets players attack and defend themselves against virtual enemies with a variety of weapons. While trying to avoid an attack from your enemy, strike him several times for a fatal effect.

Playing with your friends is even more fun since there is an online multiplayer mode for up to three players.

As part of the VR sword fighting game multiplayer mode, players battle their way through enemies on up to 101 floors in order to reach Gargantua, the huge giant boss.

13. Iron lights

Available for PC VR, Oculus Quest

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A unique fighting game, Iron Lights features different weapons and fighting styles.

If you resist an attack, you render the weapon of the enemy useless. As soon as you get attacked, use all your energy to launch a furious attack on the enemy before you run out of energy.

Your stamina pool decreases with each hit. Swinging your weapon behind your back replenishes your stamina.

Slow-motion settings require accurate moves and attacks in the game.

Also available in multiplayer mode is solo play and online play, so you can enjoy the adventure with your friends.

14. Swords of Gurrah

Available for Valve Index, HTC Vive, Windows Mixed Reality, and Oculus Rift.

Every time you hit an enemy in Swords of Gargantua, your sword breaks and you must wait for a power recharge to continue fighting.

If you strike carefully enough, your weapon will recharge faster so you can strike your opponent before he strikes back.

Swords of Gurrah lets you fight with different swords in any way you like.

As you will be dodging a lot and moving your body parts actively throughout the game, it is also a great way to work out.

Additionally, it has a multiplayer mode for up to 12 additional players.

15. Skyrim VR

Game Duration – Approximately 25 and a half hours

Among our best fighting VR games, Skyrim offers multiple gaming options for varieties of adventures, as well as multiplayer options so you can compete with your friends

In Skyrim VR, the gaming character must battle villain soldiers and giant spiders to survive.

Different tools such as realistic bow aiming, realistic shield grip, realistic swimming, and physical sneaking can help you immerse yourself in the game and control it better.

Your character can complete and explore particular missions for townspeople, apart from the action combat in the VR game.

Available for Oculus Rift, PSVR, HTC Vive, Vive Pro.

16. Hellsplit: Arena

Game Duration – Approximately 15 minutes

The characters in Hellsplit will not be human, like in some of our other VR fighting games. You will engage these monsters in violent fights and defeat some unique bosses.

It takes place in a dark and scary arena where you must face heinous monsters in fierce combat. You can buy more weapons and fighting aids as the game goes on to help you fight the monsters.

You will fight vigorously against your enemies, grabbing and smashing them as the occasion requires.

In order to defeat your enemies, you only need to know how to wield your sword professionally.

In addition to incredible graphics and a physics setup that simulates your physical movement, Hellsplit has high-impact sounds and haptic feedback that keep you immersed in the game.

Available for Valve Index, HTC Vive, Windows Mixed Reality, and Oculus Rift.

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