While the current crop of generation solely rests on gaming consoles such as the Xbox or PlayStation for all their gaming fixes, there was a time when PC ruled the roost among gamers all over the planet.
2013 has been an exceptional year for gaming in all categories. There have been a number of releases in the past year that have brought a lot of joy for gamers all around the world. And similarly, 2014 has started off in a fashion that will excite most gamers.
In reality, as popular as console gaming is, there are some gamers who still like the feel and precision of a mouse and keyboard a lot more. Moreover, most of them will tell you the experience is far more immersing and graphically appealing than any console could ever be.
So if you are one of those people who still love playing on the PC that anything else, which the PC-based gaming titles that you should play this year? We take a closer look.
The Division talks about how a disease that spread on Black Friday decimated the US in just five days. As part of the Division, the player is needed to save what is left in the slowly rotting world. Players can go up against both AI and other players in Ubisoft's hugely ambitious third-person shooter MMO, making it one of the best games of the year.
No list is complete without a mention of a GTA game, and the new GTA 5 isn't any different. Easily one of the biggest releases of 2013, GTA 5 sees the player take on the role of three different characters trying to make a name amid the small town of Los Santos. And with an online offering for the same, things get much more realistic now.
Star Citizen is an upcoming space trading and combat simulator video game for PC and Linux. Star Citizen will consist of two main components: first person space combat and trading in a massively multiplayer persistent universe and customizable private servers, and a branching single-player and drop-in co-operative multiplayer campaign.
What happens when you combine Dead Island and Mirror's Edge? You get Dying Light, of course. Dying Light is an upcoming survival horror game from Techland which is a zombie apocalypse-themed game with an open world similar to South American slums and cities.
Watch Dogs is an action-adventure game played from a third-person perspective. Players need to complete missions-linear scenarios with set objectives-to progress through the story. The game, itself, players take control of Aiden Pearce, a grey hat hacker and vigilante. You got to play the game to believe it.