When we want to download and install games on our PCs, we try to look for games that have been vetted by other gamers. If they hate it, then we have to hate it too even though we’ve not checked it out ourselves. Nobody wants to waste their time and internet bundle subscription to download and even play a game that turns out badly. It has to be worth it. The only way we know this is by checking the ratings. In this article, we’ve provided the 20 best-rated games for PC. I know you haven’t played them all. Even if you’re an avid gamer, there’s surely one you haven’t tried out yet. So, keep your eyes glued to the page and peruse our top 20 games.
Bloodroots is an action game about a character, Mr. Wolf seeking revenge. The player searches various locations for the person who betrayed him and left him for dead. In Bloodroots, the world is your weapon. You can pick anything you find in your environment including ladders, wooden sticks, and even carrots or other plants. Sounds insane right? Unlike other action games where you’re given big machines to mete out destruction, you have to improvise here. Each makeshift weapon you pick changes both the way you move and how you fight. Get ready to meet a deranged set of characters in this vengeful tale.
2. Final Fantasy 7 Remake
This new game released in April 2020 made it to the top of our list. Who doesn‘t want to relive the experience of playing the renowned Final Fantasy VII? This game is set in the metropolis of Midgar, a fantasy world. You’re to control Cloud Strife, a mercenary who is fighting against a megacorporation planning on using the living force on the planet to generate energy for its gain. Along with an eco-terrorist group called AVALANCHE, you will head on to face Shinra, and stop them before it’s too late.
3. Streets of Rage 4
Ever played an action game with nice electronic dance music to get you in the mood? Streets of Rage (AKA Bare Knuckle) in Japan will do just that to you. It is the fourth installation of the game series, building on the trilogy before it. If you’ve played any of the Streets of Rage games, you’ll realize that this installment has better visuals, new mechanics, and a badass soundtrack. There are interesting characters such as Axel, Adam, and Blaze, that carry out activities to protect society. With their fantastic moves, they beat down criminals in the streets. Join these veterans in this mind-blowing action-adventure game.
4. Nioh 2
Nioh 2 is the sequel to the 2017 action game, Nioh. In Nioh 2, players get to create their characters. Your characters are also equipped with weapons and increase their skills as they keep fighting. As your character, Hide (a half-Yokai) tries to sell a Sohaya group demon hunter, he encounters an entity from his past, Kashin Koji. Kashin doesn’t stop coming back and tries to obstruct you every time. At specific locations known as Benevolent Graves, you can on artificial intelligence-controlled players to join your fight against this enemy.
5. DOOM Eternal
Many gamers have enjoyed this installment of the Doom series. This single-player game involves you slaying all the armies from hell that have taken over the earth. Your goal is to send them running back to their home or kill them to save humanity. With the right use of your power and extraordinary speed, you’ll be able to face these demons with your head up. This action game has both the single-player and 2 versus 1 multiplayer mode. In the multiplayer mode, a DOOM Slayer faces two demons controlled by players. You have to fight them and win. Remember, hell creatures won’t leave earth if you don’t deal with them the right way.
6. Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos
This fantasy game was developed almost two decades ago (2007), but the game is still one of the best rated by avid gamers. It is the sequel to the first two installments of Warcraft and has a storyline set several years after the events that occurred in Warcraft 2. Your goal is to stop the Burning Legion who seeks to conquer Azeroth, a fictional world. In Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, you are expected to collect resources, make an army by training several people, and building bases. All these things are required to finally face the enemy.
7. Phoenix Point
Phoenix Point is a strategy game about scientists that will keep you on your seats. In 2046, during an alien invasion, you have to undergo various challenges that will enable you to save the earth. The aliens are about to annihilate everything and everyone you know. As you keep fighting and using your weapons on them, these aliens adapt. So, as they get stronger, you also have to get stronger, or you won’t last long enough to see the rest of the world terminated. Meanwhile, you will also encounter other human factions that will compete with you for resources in this world. Everyone is trying to live. Deal with the aliens and survive for as long as possible.
8. Unity of Command 2
Unity of Command was one of the best strategy games out there. With the release of its advanced and more entertaining sequel, you know what to expect. Unity of Command II will turn you into a standard soldier. In the game, you are in charge of the Western Allies in World War II. There’s a new feature in Unity of Command II known as Fog of War. You’re going to capture enemies and use them to gather information on your enemy troop positions. This war game takes you right back into the World War, and you get to experience all the action.
9. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Many of us have watched the recently released Witcher series, and we agree that it was fantastic. If you’ve played the first and second installments of the video game series, you would also attest to this fact. The Witcher: Wild Hunt is set in a fantasy world with monsters roaming the place. You are a trained monster slayer, Geralt of Rivia. Your goal is to find the child of prophecy in this open-world filled with many things such as mountain passes, pirate islands, and caverns you may not come out from.
10. Half-Life: Alyx
The Half-Life series got us hooked and we cannot let go. Your goal here is to defeat the alien race known as Combine that has taken over the earth. Only you can save humanity, so you cannot mess this up. You are Alyx Vance, a scientist who is one of the two people that founded the resistance against the invaders. You have to carry out heavy research, learning about the enemies, and what things can them. Every day, you learn new things and try to develop weapons that will be able to take them down.
11. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
In Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, you are a Jedi Padawan who has to train very hard and to win the game. Still worn down by your past, you must pick up the pieces as you set on a quest to rebuild the Jedi Order. You must master the lightsaber and fight intense battles to master your abilities. Use both your strengths and weaknesses to defeat your enemies in this game. There are different mysteries in your paths. You have to solve them. When playing the game, you will recognize various locations, creatures, gear, and enemies if you’re a Star Wars fan.
12. Granblue Fantasy: Versus
Granblue Fantasy games usually get high ratings, even though some of them receive mixed reviews. With the right amount of RPG-style adventure and a blend of action, this game has become one of the best-rated computer video games. The soundtrack is better than others, and it also has a game system suitable for both smartphone and console users. There is an RPG mode and a Versus mode in the game. In Versus mode, you activate different skills by touching a button and control your characters to fight game veterans. If you haven’t engaged in an intense battle before now, buckle up. It might get rough.
13. Call of Duty: Warzone
This Battle Royale video game is free for all. Many gamers have played one or more of the installments in the Call of Duty series. Call of Duty: Warzone is a part of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, but you do not need to purchase the latter. There are two major modes when playing COD: Warzone – The Battle Royale and the Plunder. The developers have implemented a new currency system in the game. So, you can now use cash to purchase various items. Join the over 60 million people that have installed the game and are enjoying it on their PCs.
14. Portal 2
Portal 2 falls into so many categories as one of the best video games you can download right now. The original game, Portal earned so many accolades in several industries. Now, Portal 2 brings something new to the table to blow your mind even further. The puzzle game has both single-player and multiplayer modes. In the single-player mode, you’ll get to explore new areas in the science Labs and also meet GLaDOS, the computer companion who may want to murder you. The multiplayer mode is almost an entirely different story. Everything you think you knew about portals changes, and you have to cooperate with your partner if you’re ever going to get out.
15. The Orange Box
The Orange Box is a compilation of games that will blow your mind. It includes five titles from the puzzle adventure game, Portal, to others like Half-Life 2, Half-Life 2: Episode One, Half-Life 2: Episode Two, and Team Fortress 2. So, if you’re ready to hop on this epic journey, you should download The Orange Box. You won’t get tired of thinking and trying to solve original puzzles while listening to the kick-ass soundtracks.
16. Monster Hunter: World
Monster Hunter: World provides you with exciting hunting experience. In the latest installment of the Monster Hunter Series, you take the role of the hunter looking for roaming monsters to kill or trap. Your reward, if successful, is loot containing equipment or materials used to build weapons, and also parts from the monster you’ve taken down. Enjoy hunting down monsters in this new world full of surprises.
Quake is a first-person shooter video game series. The earliest installment was released in 1996, and the latest, Quake Champions, was released in 2018. You are provided with a wide variety of interesting weapons for you to fight your opponents, such as the electrifying Lightning Gun, a Railgun, and a Rocket Launcher. Also, there are various game modes for you to enjoy. You may end up on the list of elite champions. Who knows?
18. Grim Fandango
Grim Fandango is a 1998 video game that has won several awards after its release. You may not enjoy the old graphics, so a remastered version was released in 2015. The game is set in the Land of Departed Souls. Your character, Manuel Calavera, a travel agent tries to save a virtual soul on her journey to the Land of the Dead.
19. Resident Evil 3
This 2020 survival horror video game has garnered positive reviews from critics and gamers worldwide. It is a remake of the 1999 Resident Evil 3: Nemesis. The story focuses on Jill Valentine, as she tries to survive Nemesis. Nemesis was unleashed by Umbrella, a corporation that has committed so many atrocities known to no one but Jill. You must survive. The game also features a new multiplayer mode (1 versus 4) where four survivors face a very powerful villain.
20. Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot
Dragon Ball Z Battles are here again, and there’s no escaping them. You are going to enjoy a unique storyline of Dragon Ball Z as you complete new quests, fight, eat, and train with the other Z fighters, Gohan, Goku, Vegeta, and many others. Use RPG mechanics to increase your powers as you fight epic battles against strong opponents. The battlefields in the game usually change. Rise to this challenge and learn more about Dragon Ball Lore in the process. The universe is counting on you.