The PC has been one of the longest running platforms for playing video games. Its defining characteristics which made it suitable for gaming are its greater degree of user control and a greater software and hardware capacity. With this and with all the fantastic game releases this year, we are rounding up the best PC games 2016 as this year ends.
Overwatch is a team-based multiplayer first-person shooter video game by Blizzard Entertainment launched just this May 2016. The main aim of the game is for one team to combat with another team. The game encourages friendly competition and strategic teamwork with co-players. That is why this game makes it to the best PC games 2016 list.
Undertale is a role-playing video game released by Toby Fox last July. The child, controlled by the players, has fallen into the Underground which is situated under Earth and secluded by magic. With this, the player encounters monsters. The main purpose is to return the child to Earth and on the journey, the player may choose to either kill, pet or talk to the aforesaid monsters. The outcome of the story is game-based.
The Witcher 3
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is an open world action role-playing video game which is a larger franchise than the first two editions developed by CD Projekt RED. Released in May 2015, in this latest version, players can sail or ride horses to go to some locations in Geralt of Rivia. Players can immerse in The Witcher world for hours.
“CD Projekt Red delivered the largest and most convincing fantasy open-world,” according to Trusted Reviews. The storyline, quests and systems make it incredibly compelling to play the game, adds Trusted Reviews.
Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is a game developed and published by Square Enix and released in 2013. This reboot of the 2010 Final Fantasy XIV Online was a triumph. Eorzea has attracted new players. Game Spot calls the game gorgeous, rich in content and regularly updated in an MMO framework.
Playdead developed and released Inside, a 2D puzzle-platformer adventure game, after the release of its previous game Limbo. The company released the 2D game in June 2016 wherein the player controls a boy in a dystopic world and solves puzzles. Kotaku calls it “an immaculately assembled” game which takes approximately three and half hours of gameplay.
With various PCs appearing in the market and with their corresponding major changes, games have been made to appear more realistic. The graphical and overall performance of these best PC games 2016 is something to look out for once the games are downloaded.