No matter how powerful dedicated gaming consoles get, the master race of PC gamers will never go away. PC gaming remains popular, despite cryptocurrency miners spiking prices in early 2018. PC game developers are still pushing out great content to please those of us who depend on our desktop computers.
If you’re a member of the PC Master Race, these are the best gaming experiences released in 2018.
10. Warhammer Vermintide 2
Genre: First-Person Action
Warhammer understands how to create worthy weaponry built for great combat.
9. Sid Meier’s Civilization VI: Rise and Fall
Developer: Fireaxis Games
Publisher: 2K Games, Aspyr
Genre: Turn-Based Strategy
The latest expansion to the popular strategy game has you conquering the world with new civilizations.
8. Hitman 2
Developer: IO Interactive
Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Set out on a stealthy adventure as Agent 47 hunts down the mysterious “Shadow Client.”
7. Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire
Developer: Obsidian Entertainment
Publisher: Versus Evil
Battle for control of the Deadfire Archipelago with a strategically built party.
Developer: 11 bit studios
Publisher: 11 bit studios
Genre: City-Building Survival
You’re in charge of the last city remaining on earth after a new ice age. You won’t be rebuilding a civilization – you just need to survive.
Developer: Unknown Worlds Entertainment
Publisher: Unknown Worlds Entertainment
Genre: Open-World Survival
Not since “Ecco the Dolphin” have gamers been invited to explore a more expansive ocean environment.
4. Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus
Developer: Bulwark Studios
Publisher: Kasedo Games
Genre: Tactical Dungeon Crawler
The most technologically advanced humans are battling it out in mechanized robot wars.
3. Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden
Developer: The Bearded Ladies Consulting
Genre: Tactical Adventure
Fans of XCOM will love this deeper dive into tactical combat using stealth, strategy, and your wits to gain an edge.
2. Final Fantasy XII: Zodiac Age
Developer: Square Enix
Publisher: Square Enix
Genre: Fantasy Role Playing
A classic in the FF series, this game is remastered for PC to provide an immersive experience not to be missed.
Developer: Nomada Studio
Publisher: Devolver Digital
Genre: Puzzle Platformer
Not enough good things can be said about this beautiful watercolor come to life. If you’re looking for something different but can’t quite put your finger on it, “Gris” delivers.