Diablo – 1996 / Isometric Action RPG
Set in the fictional Kingdom of Khanduras, located in the world of Sanctuary, Diablo has the player take control of a lone hero battling to rid the world of Diablo, the Lord of Terror. Beneath the town of Tristram, the player journeys through sixteen dungeon levels, ultimately entering Hell itself in order to face Diablo.
Batman: Arkham Asylum – 2009 / Action Third-Person 3D Action
Arkham Asylum, written by veteran Batman writer Paul Dini, is based on the long-running comic book mythos, as opposed to most other Batman games which are adaptations of the character in other media besides the source material. The Joker, Batman’s arch enemy, has instigated an elaborate plot from within Arkham Asylum where many of Batman’s other villains have been incarcerated. Batman investigates and comes to learn that the Joker is trying to create an army of Bane-like creatures to threaten Gotham City, and is forced to put a stop to the Joker’s plans. The game’s main characters are voiced by the actors from the DC Animated Universe, namely Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill, and Arleen Sorkin reprising their roles as Batman, the Joker, and Harley Quinn, respectively. The game is played as a third-person perspective action-adventure game with a primary focus on Batman’s combat abilities, his stealth and detective skills, and an arsenal of gadgets that can be used in both combat and exploration.
Crysis – 2007 / First-Person Shooter
The game is based in a future where a massive ancient Alien structure has been discovered buried inside a mountain on an island in the fictional Lingshan Islands, near the coast of the East Philippines
World of WarCraft – 2004 / Persistent World Online RPG
World of Warcraft, often referred to as WoW, is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) by Blizzard Entertainment, a subsidiary of Activision Blizzard. It is the fourth released game set in the fantasy Warcraft universe, which was first introduced by Warcraft: Orcs & Humans in 1994.
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty – 2010 / 3D Real-Time Strategy
Set in the 26th century in a distant part of the Milky Way galaxy, the game revolves around three species: the Terrans, human exiles from Earth; the Zerg, a mix of species infested by the same virus; and the Protoss, a species with vast mental powers. Wings of Liberty focuses on the Terrans, while the expansions Heart of the Swarm and Legacy of the Void will focus on the Zerg and Protoss, respectively. The game is set four years after the events of StarCraft: Brood War, and follows the exploits of Jim Raynor as he leads an insurgent group against the autocratic Terran Dominion. The game includes both new and returning characters and locations from the original game.
Battlefield 2 – 2005 / First-Person Shooter
Lock And Load Soldier!
You’re shipping out to the high-tech frontlines for modern warfare like you’ve never seen it. In this revolutionary sequel to Battlefield 1942™, the action escalates to fever pitch with enhanced team play, advanced weapon systems and the most intense internet firefights ever. The latest version is v1.50, which was released on September 1, 2009 and added the content of the Euro Force and Armored Fury booster packs, as well as the Highway Tampa and Operation Blue Pearl maps.
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 – 2000 / Real-Time Strategy
Command and Conquer: Red Alert 2 contains 2 playable factions, Soviets and Allies which both previously appeared in Command & Conquer: Red Alert. Red Alert 2’s single player campaign is structured in an alternate-ending mode as opposed to a progressive story mode.
Super Meat Boy – 2010 / Platform
Super Meat Boy is a platform game developed by Team Meat and is the successor to Edmund McMillen’s and Jonathan McEntee’s flash game, Meat Boy, originally released on the Newgrounds website in October 2008. It was released on Xbox Live Arcade on October 20, 2010, and on Windows on November 30, 2010. Versions for Mac and Linux are planned for future release. The game follows Meat Boy as he attempts to rescue his girlfriend Bandage Girl from the villainous Doctor Fetus.
Fallout 2 – 1998 / Isometric Rpg
This is a computer role-playing game developed by Black Isle Studios and published by Interplay in 1998. The game’s story takes place in 2241, 80 years after the events of Fallout. It tells the story of the original hero’s descendant and his or her quest to save their primitive tribe from starvation by finding an ancient environmental restoration machine known as the Garden of Eden Creation Kit (GECK). Although featuring an almost completely new game world, stories, and adventures that are several times larger than its predecessor, the game mechanics from Fallout remain mostly unchanged, with the majority of changes dedicated to fixing interface issues.
Worms Armageddon – 1999 / Strategy
Worms Armageddon is an artillery game/turn-based strategy game developed by Team17 and part of the Worms series. The player controls a team of up to eight worms in combat against opposing teams.
Street Fighter IV – 2009 / Fighting
Game features models and backgrounds rendered in 3D, the gameplay remains on a traditional 2D plane, with the camera having freedom to move in 3D at certain times during fights, for dramatic effect. Producer Yoshinori Ono has stated that he wanted to keep the game closer to Street Fighter II. A new system called “Focus Attacks” (“Saving Attack” for the Japanese version) has been introduced, as well as Ultra moves. The traditional six-button control scheme returns, with new features and special moves integrated into the input system, mixing classic gameplay with additional innovations.
Half-Life 2 – 2004 / First-person shooter
The senquel to pc gamer’s greatest pc game ever created opens the doors to a world where your presence affects everything around you from the physical environment to the emotions of both friends and enemies. As Gordon Freeman, pick up the crowbar again and rescue the world from the wrong you unleashed back in Black Mesa. Remember, a lot of people are counting on you.
Bioshock – 2007 / First-person shooter/rpg
This is a first person shooter experience unlike any other, played out in Rapture, an immense underwader utopia torn apart by a genetic civil war. Explore a deadly but incredible art deco world filled with formidable technology and fascinating characters. You’ll have a complete arsenal at your disposal, from simple revolvers to rocket launcers and flamethrowers. Challenge the constraints of nature by genetically modifying your DNA with injected PLASMIDS and embrace super human powers.
Braid – 2009 / Platform-Puzzle
The past is now on your side in a universe drawm in a paintery style where time is no longer a boundry, one man called Tim will utilise the power of time in order to save a princess who time is running dry.