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10 best VR games for Google Cardboard

Introduction

VR stands for virtual reality. Google Cardboard is one of the cheapest VR headsets available. The headset is made up of cardboard and the user's phone is used for the VR experience. Apart from cardboard, the plastic option is also available.

 

Google Expeditions

The name says it all. The Google Expeditions app sends the user on an expedition across the globe. The user can be sitting in the comfort of his or her home, a classroom, or office. The Google Expeditions app will show the user, historical landmarks, ocean beds, mountains etc. It's like a virtual field trip with 3D technology acting as the guide.The app currently has more than 200 expeditions. It is a great teaching tool that can be used in schools and colleges for enhanced learning experience.

Google Expeditions

 

NYTVR

New York Times built NYTVR to give people the ability to experience news as a virtual reality. Natural disasters, political issues, wars, pop culture, world news etc can be experienced from a bystander's perspective. The world's most talented journalists will let users experience news like never before.

NYTVR

 

vTime

vTime is when social media meets virtual reality. The app provides the users with a virtual reality of reality. What this means is, the user can socialize and chat with his/her friends and family, as if he/she was doing it in real life. The application has a humongous community. It is guaranteed to help the user pass time in an enjoyable way.

vTime

 

Apollo 15 Moon Landing VR

The Apollo 15 Moon Landing is the iconic journey of man to the moon that occurred in 1971. The Apollo 15 Moon Landing VR provides virtual reality experience of this iconic mission. NASA data and footage has been used to create the application. This application gives the user the experience of being an actual astronaut and the experience of space. The attention to detail is impeccable.

Apollo 15 Moon Landing VR

 

Discovery VR

Discovery VR is an application that allows the user to experience Discovery channels' best documentaries first hand. Clips and behind the scene footage from various spell-bounding documentaries are available within the application. Born in China, Let's go: Florida, Under The Net, Mythbusters etc are some of the documentaries available.

Discovery VR

 

Cardboard Camera

From the inception of VR technology, there has been great demand for software that would help laymen create VR content.Google introduced Cardboard Camera that allows the creation of VR content with 3D perspectives.Now, any memory/event can be stored in a re-livable manner.

Cardboard Camera

 

Insidious VR

The Insidious VR application is one of the coolest VR applications to ever exist. It was developed by Focus Features to give complete horror experience to the users. Tension is built to smart use of sound and visual elements. The application gives the most thrilling and horrifying experience to the users.

Insidious VR

 

Google Street View

Google Street View let the user have an experience of the world and all that it has to offer. It lets you experience natural landmarks and foreign cultures. The application has the feature of photo spheres. Users can submit own photographs to these photo spheres.

Google Street View

 

Public Speaking VR

Public speaking is a fear for most people across the world. The Public Speaking VR single handedly takes the price for being the best solution to the public speaking fear. Users can practice public speaking in a virtual reality.Job interviews, speeches, presentations etc can be tackled easily after practicing using Public Speaking VR. The virtual audience is animated, the environment is 3D and the entire application is designed specifically to train and develop public speaking skills.

Public Speaking VR

 

Cardboard

Earth, Arctic Journey, Photo Sphere, Exhibit, My Videos and Tour Guide are some demos that come with this application. Cardboard has all the bare necessary content to get a person started on a VR journey. Cardboard is free of cost and it is developed by Google Inc.

Cardboard

 

Conclusion

VR is the future. It is the game changing technology that is going benefit all of us in amazing ways. Everyone must jump in, to experience the joys of virtual reality.

About The Author
Sejal Parmar

Working at Web Ratna Digital and SEO Marketing, Vadodara, Gujrat.

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