The popularity and craze of PC games has been on a constant increase amongst the game lovers. With each successive year we find new additions to games that the gaming world seems to thrive upon whilst the older games continue to live out their reputations from the loyal fans. Based on the popularity and acceptance of the games we have shortlisted the top 10 PC games of all time, though it was quite a difficult task to select from a wide range of collection.
10. HARD LIFE 2
Hard life 2, which was a sequel to Hard Life was released in the year 2004 after almost 6 years from its first part. It is developed by Valve Software and published by Vivendi Games. This was the first of the first person shooter genre game that marked its appearance in the PC game world. The game revolves around story telling that is done in a brilliant and narrative way as well as a perfect environment is added to it to draw the attention of the players.
9. BALDUR’S GATE 2-SHADOW OF AMN
It was released long back in the year 2000 but Bioware developers but till date the game enjoys to be very popular amongst the PC game lovers. It had a very unique pseudo combat system that made it a craze amongst the players. The game showed some Hilarious NPC characters while the antagonist of the game gave a very sinister and a dangerous look. The game was set up in excellent and expensive environment which made it more interesting to play.
8. STAR CRAFT
Star craft was released in 1998 and was developed and published by the Blizzard group. This game is still readily played by the gamers because the game highlights the real time strategy that is not seen much on the PC games. The game shows a brilliant galactic war between the Protoss, Terrans and Zerg that really entertained the gamers.
7. ROGUE-THE ADVENTURE GAME
Rogue is still considered to be one of the best action role play games that have been ever released on the PC. Though the game was originally released for UNIX mainframe systems in the year 1980, it soon made its way to the PC world in 1984 including the IBM PC’s as well. Since then the game has not lost its charm and continues to be played by millions of game lovers.
6. SIM CITY
Sim city was developed by Maxis Software and was released in 1989. The exclusivity of this game lies in the fact that it appears to be new every time you indulge in playing. This is because the game is not preordained and you yourself create the game as you move ahead. Sim city is a unique game that uses very simple subsystems like property value, traffic and crime and still manages to build a very entertaining and adventurous experience for you to enjoy.
Doom was released in 1993 and was developed and published under Id Software. This game marked the beginning of gaming with multiplayer options and is also much appreciated for the special 3d shooting genre. It is an action packed game that highlights brilliant graphics, game play and sound that cannot be found in other PC games till date.
4. ROME-TOTAL WAR
Released in the year 2004 and under Activision production, Rome-the total war highlighted the most intense, polished, deepest and addictive strategies that have ever been used in a game play. Rome offered the most siege battles, impressive backgrounds, high quality sound and a very wide collection of highly detailed units.
3. STAR WARS TIE FIGHTER
Star wars was released by Lucas Arts in 1994. This game occupies a special place in the hearts of those gamers who love to play space combat games. It offered few of the best mission designs and flight mechanics that have ever been seen.
2. X-COM: UFO DEFENSE
Developed by Mythos Group and published by microscope in 1994, X com has one of the finest gaming strategies that have ever been found in the PC games. Though you might require disabling the direct draw from your PC in order to run this game it captures a special place even today. It focuses on worldwide defense against the alien invasions.
1. WORLD OF WARCRAFT
Released in 2004 by Blizzard Entertainment, this game is abbreviated to be called WOW. Doing justice to the name this game offers you with top notch art direction, high quality background scores, the world around the players is immense, varied and detailed that they find it very difficult to leave it.