In 2008, there were several video game titles released for the PC that struck a chord with a wide variety of gamers. Whether you wanted to evolve your organism or fight your way through a European country side, there is something for everyone when you look at the top five video games for the PC.
Released in October of 2008, Fallout 3, you get a chance to enter the postapocalyptic Washington DC where you are thrust into an idyllic society and where to side on the issue of slavery. What makes this game enjoyable to play is the freeform play and how your actions affect the way you play and it’s affect on the world around you. Fallout3 is a role-playing game where you will find yourself immersed in the world as you leave reality behind. To better capture the beauty of this game, it is best to play it from the first person view than the other options. When it comes to the combat aspect of the game, you have a variety of sidearm, rifles, and other weapons to choose from to help aid in your survival. From if you are looking for a solid role playing game Fallout 3 for the PC is a natural selection.
Far Cry 2
The life of a mercenary can be a lucrative one or a short lived one, depending on your abilities. If you are willing to find out how far you can go, take a chance with the PC video game, Far Cry 2, which was released in October 2008. As you explore the African landscape, your employer will assign the task of taking down a notorious arms dealer. With the single person campaign, you will find over 30 hours of play time as your explore the detail landscape and interact with the various factions. The video game boasts a solid online multi-player for up to 16 people to interact. If you are looking a visual stunning game to keep you entertained for hours, check out the PC game, Far Cry 2.
One of the most anticipated games, Spore, was released upon the gaming public in September and became an instant success. The gamer beings the game controlling a single cell organism completely designed by you. From here, you are left to control the evolution of the organism through the various stages up and through space travel. What adds to the enjoyment of the game is your creations are released into the world and can be experienced by other gamers. Though the five different aspects of the game are not overly in-depth, they do provide enough enjoyment where the PC gamer will enjoy replaying the game as there are countless of scenarios each time.
Wrath of the Lich King – World of Warcraft Expansion
When Blizzard released their second expansion to the widely popular MMORPG, World of Warcraft, gamers across the world were eager anticipation. The expansion allows video gamers to advance their characters to level 80, while giving them access to new higher end talents and a series of revamped lower tier talents. The expansion also gave way to a Hero Class, the Death Knight, which allows gamers to use runes to create their variety of darker magic spells to help squash their enemy. You will need to have both the original World of Warcraft and expansion Burning Crusade to be able to play in this. But if you know the difference between a Tauren and a Troll and are ready to dive into new instances, then the Wrath of the Lich King expansion is the perfect video game for the PC.
Brothers in Arms – Hell’s Highway
When it comes to video game, the first person shooter series, Brothers in Arms became a favorite among PC users. The gripping portrayal of a small bad of men fighting their way enemy territory is sure to quicken your heart rate. The dazzling graphics draw you into the scenery as the combat aspect of the game keeps you. From destroyable elements to the strategy you will need to employ to best the German counterparts, Brothers in Arms makes sure you earn your stripes. The realistic audio sounds of the various weapons to the ambience make this game just about perfect in every aspect. Brothers in Arms – Hell’s Highway will not only attract the World War II History buffs, but anyone who enjoys playing a realistic first person shooter game.
Despite the advancements made with gaming consoles, there are certain video games meant to be played on the PC to ensure the gamer experiences it in every aspect.