Despite being someone who plays more games than I’m openly willing to admit, I’ve always struggled to choose which are truly my favorites. While a couple tend to stay in the top 5, they fluctuate from week to week. With that in mind, and considering my Sunday feels rather tame, I figured I’d sit down and definitively look at the answer. So, without further adieu, here are the 10 games that I truly believe are the best in the medium.

10) Half-Life 2

I was admittedly a bit late to the party on this one, but it’s phenomenal to see how Half-Life 2…


Many of today’s racing games are heavily focused around hardcore racing with other players or computer players through large and intricate tracks. This has obviously worked well, as series like Forza Horizon and Forza Motorsport have thrived off the idea of racing on various race tracks and vast countrysides. I even found enjoyment playing Forza Horizon back during my Xbox days.

One such game that changes this formula up is a little known game by developer RageSquid named Descenders. It’s an extreme downhill mountain biking game that has a large focus on the word extreme rather than the racing aspect…


The Turing Test is a first-person puzzle game developed by Bulkhead Interactive back in 2016. It follows the main character named Ava, an engineer and vehicle officer working for the International Space Agency, as she searches for her colleagues inside an ISA facility on Jupiter’s moon Europa. The whole premise around her and her team being there is the potential for them finding life on Europa, but the game quickly evolves around this idea and the moral consequences of discovering something this impactful to the human race.

As you enter and move through the facility, you discover that the crew…


This past weekend (and partway into the week), I got a chance to get my hands on a new experience known as Splitgate: Arena Warfare. Splitgate is a multiplayer first-person shooter developed by 1047 Games that combines Halo’s fast-paced gameplay and Portal’s portal mechanics to offer an FPS like no other that we’ve seen before. In the beta, we had access to the full host of guns along with a few maps to toy around with.

From my first look at the game, I was immediately blown away by just how reminiscent of Halo it was. Back in the day…


Around the summer of 2016, Overwatch was considered the FPS that you had to get your hands on. It featured very satisfying mechanics, a wide range of different characters to choose from, a large selection of maps to play from, and a lot more. It was a game I grabbed day one and fell in love with almost immediately. I had only been gaming on PCs for a year at that point so I was a little rusty when it came to playing games, but it immediately felt like something I’d enjoy and that I’d want to get better at.


Apex Legends is the kind of game where the amount of healing items you have can truly be a deciding factor on who wins a fight or, more importantly, who wins the entire match. If you’re out of medkits or syringes, you could find yourself taking on a fight with roughly 20 health and get absolutely stomped on by the enemy, putting your team at a disadvantage or losing the game altogether.

If you constantly find yourself having this issue, then maybe Lifeline can prove to be your saving grace. Her utility and healing that she can provide can make…


Imagine this scenario: You’re running through the tight corridor in Bunker, trying to make your way to the next room upstairs where you can perhaps find a weapon to take on the opposing team that is inevitably coming after you. You find a weapon, but your teammate goes down outside. You go to revive him, and the enemy team comes over and takes you and your other teammate out, eliminating your squad. If you’ve played Apex Legends, you’ve gone through this bad situation at least once or twice at this point. …


The title screen for Apex Legends

I’ll be honest and say that I’ve never really been one to actively play battle royale games. Fortnite never entirely clicked with me and just felt kind of meh from a gameplay standpoint, Realm Royale was fun at first but slowly got worse as the development team made some really terrible decisions with it, and Ring of Elysium felt like one huge walking simulator only to get sniped from a huge distance away. For the most part, it just felt like these games were unfun and I often found more enjoyment in spectating my teammates than I did actually playing…


One of the locations you visit in the Resident Evil 2 remake

Capcom recently released a much-anticipated remake to a very classic survival-horror game from the Resident Evil series, Resident Evil 2. This game has garnered very much critical acclaim from fans and reviewers alike, with PC Gamer saying the game is “a tense, challenging, and beautiful remake of a classic survival horror game”. This was the result of some serious passion from the company and managed to not only deliver but excel in fan’s expectations of it.

The game is really an excellent example of a remaster (or in this case, a remake) done exactly the way it should be done…


Maddie, the main companion of the protagonist in A Story About My Uncle

A Story About My Uncle is a game developed by Gone North Games, a group now better known as Coffee Stain Studios and published by Coffee Stain Publishing. It is a platforming adventure game made for Mac and Windows and released way back in July of 2012. I recently was able to pick it up due to a free promotion through Steam, and today got the chance to finally play through it. Without further adieu, here are my thoughts!

Gameplay

Shawn Robinson

19 | PC Games Writer for FinalWeapon.net | Twitter: @ShawnRazor

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