7 Classic PC Games That Still Hold Up

The most interesting part of gaming is that it never gets old. There are several games that were released in the 1990s and are still popular. We call them Good Old games. Back then the games were not easily available to play. It was a real battle to get the game and run it on the machines due to compatibility modes and patch error. But with today's modern technology, the games are easily available, thanks to the platform like GOG and steam which allows you to digitally download games which can be played on several different types of machines. People who have played these games will refer to it as nostalgia and if you are someone who has never tried the classic games, here is a list of 7 Classic games that you must play now. Classic Games that Every Gamer Needs to try

1 | Fallout 3

Fallout 3 - 7 Classic PC Games That Still Hold Up

The action role-playing game, Fallout 3 was developed by Bethesda game studios. The game was published by Bethesda Softworks. The players of Fallout 3 play in the first-person perspective. The game is incorporated with shooter elements which makes the title more accessible. The Fallout 3 has all the hallmarks of the series which includes the enormous world, the deep character customisation and the branching narrative. The plot of the game is shown in the year 2277 in the ruined cities of Northern Virginia, Washington D.C. and some parts of Maryland.

2 | The Witcher

The Witcher - 7 Classic PC Games That Still Hold Up

According to today's standards, The Witcher is slow-paced and a little clunky. However, the two sequels of the game are better when compared to the first one. The action role-playing game was published by Atari but was originally developed by CD Projekt. The story of the game takes you to the medieval fantasy world. Going deep into the game will allow you to play with different characters which will bring up an unpredictable story that can change with your choice. The players have to take control of Geralt of Rivia who is termed as a Witcher and is said to have lost his memories. The witcher can regain his memories if he pursues the wrath-like entity called the King of the Wild Hunt.

3 | Civilization IV

Civilization IV - 7 Classic PC Games That Still Hold Up

The turn-based strategy game Civilization IV was designed by Soren Johnson. The theme song of the game is provided by Christopher Tin which is enough to describe the worth of the game. In the game, you are given control of powerful civilization. Civilization is led by a charismatic ruler who is a guide to your tribe. The narration of the game is provided by great Leonard Nimoy.

4 | Psychonauts

Psychonauts - 7 Classic PC Games That Still Hold Up

When the was first released, it was charitably called "cult classic" but uncharitably the game was a "flop". The game's bizarre premise was difficult for the audience getting invested. In the game, the player plays as Raz who is physic and was sent away to a summer camp with kids who had supernatural mental powers. You need to reach to more trickier level through the game of action and adventure. Several new fantastical abilities will help you complete the levels which you will learn while your journey of the game. The diverse array of levels you'll tackle which also includes suburban conspiracy thriller and a Mexican black-velvet bullfight.

5 | Half-Life 2

Half-Life 2 - 7 Classic PC Games That Still Hold Up

The predecessor of Half-Life 2 combined tactical first-person gunplay along with clever physics-based puzzles. However, Half-Life lacked a character-driven cinematic story. Half-Life 2 which was picked after 20 years of its predecessor has turned into a full invasion of aliens. The character controlled by the players, Gordon Freeman who is armed with a crowbar and a new gravity gun and find a way across a gorgeous, dangerous world by shooting, jumping and solving the puzzle.

6 | Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

Star Wars - Knights of the Old Republic - 7 Classic PC Games That Still Hold Up

The role-playing video game series Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic was published by LucasArts. Knights of the Old Republic was the first game to set in the Star Wars Universe. The players can play either as a servant of the light side or dark side of the force. The story of the games is of 4000 years before the formation of the Galactic Empire. The story is about Jedi, the Sith and a superweapon that will shape the fate of the galaxy.

7 | StarCraft

StarCraft - 7 Classic PC Games That Still Hold Up

StarCraft was published in 1998 which perfected the real-time strategy genre with its release. The game intertwines the story of three distinct races which includes the insectile Zerg, the human Terrans and the telepathic Protoss. The three races are different from each other even though it's perfectly balanced and that's something which makes the game remarkable. The game has kept players hooked up for more than 10 years with its radically different playstyle which includes constructing buildings, amassing an army and waging wars.

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