Parents' Guide to

Marvel's Iron Man VR

By David Chapman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

I am Iron Man ... and you can be, too, in VR adventure.

Game PlayStation VR 2020
Marvel's Iron Man VR Poster Image

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What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 1 parent review

age 10+


I Absolutely loved this game. I bought this game for myself as I wanted to get out of my boredom and have some fun. So I got it and put it into my daughters PS4 and put on the VR. I then spent playing it for 2 hours because i felt like I was Iron Man. Just I'm not a Billionaire or a Super Hero BUT I do live in Los Angles and I am American so thats a start. I would totally recommend this game to anyone who wants to feel like someone they wish they were.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
Easy to play/use
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Is It Any Good?

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We've all imagined what it would be like to be our favorite superhero, like kids that have picked up a hammer or a trash can lid and pretended to be Thor or Captain America. Marvel's Iron Man VR takes this role-play to a whole different level by letting gamers suit up as Marvel Comics' iconic hero, flying into the skies with a front row seat to all the aerial action and comic book thrills fans could possibly hope for. Of course, as Tony Stark himself would point out, it's not easy to be Iron Man. It takes a lot of practice and patience to get the hang of maneuvering around the environment in the Iron Man armor. This isn't anything like a standard flight simulator. Players tilt and position their hands to perform all sorts of nimble moves while also using their palms to aim and fire at enemies. At first, it feels like a chaotic mess, but with practice, it becomes more of an aerial ballet of destruction.

Although piloting the Iron Man suit is a blast, that's not to say there aren’t a few dents in the armor. For starters, the game gets a bit repetitive after a while. While the setup from the story might be different in each stage, players tend to find themselves fighting against the same handful of rogue Starktech drones over and over again. Players should also be aware that, with all the action happening all around and from every conceivable direction, it's easy to get disoriented in the VR environment, especially during longer stints. It's important to take breaks and reacclimate to reality. Finally, watching scenes play out and interacting with characters from Tony's point of view is fun, but the overall plot might not be as deep as one would expect. It feels more like living out a one-shot comic story than a big budget flick from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Still, it's hard to deny the thrill of living out your comic book fantasy and soaring off to adventure, and it's there that Iron Man VR delivers like no other experience could.

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