Action, Shooter, First-Person, Sci-Fi, Arcade

Half-Life

Valve Software

Half-Life

Half-Life combines great storytelling in the tradition of Stephen King with intense action and advanced technology to create a frighteningly realistic world where players need to think smart to survive. Half-Life has won more than 50 Game of the Year awards from publications around the world, and was named 'Best PC Game Ever' in PC Gamer's November 1999 issue. [Sierra]

Action, Shooter, First-Person, Sci-Fi, Arcade

BioShock

Irrational Games, 2K Marin

BioShock

Going beyond "run and gun corridors," "monster-closet AIs" and static worlds, BioShock creates a living, unique and unpredictable FPS experience. After your plane crashes into icy uncharted waters, you discover a rusted bathysphere and descend into Rapture, a city hidden beneath the sea. Constructed as an idealistic society for a hand picked group of scientists, artists and industrialists, the ...

Role-Playing, PC-style RPG, Western-Style

Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn

BioWare

Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn

An epic continuation of the story that began in "Baldur's Gate," this RPG is set along the southern portion of the Sword Coast, a detailed and rich area of the Forgotten Realms called Amn. It features 300 spells and 130-plus monster types compared to only 130 spells and 60 monster types in Baldur's Gate. [Interplay]

Action, Shooter, First-Person, Sci-Fi, Arcade

Portal 2

Valve Software

Portal 2

Valve is working on a full-length sequel to its award-winning, mind-bending puzzle action game for the Xbox 360 and PC.

Sci-Fi, Strategy, Real-Time, General, Command

Command & Conquer

Westwood Studios

Command & Conquer

Set in a gritty, high-tech world C&C utilizes electronic intelligence and covert surveillance to determine who reigns supreme. Join the forces of either the Global Defense Initiative (GDI) or the Brotherhood of Nod, and fight for what you feel is right. [Westwood]

Role-Playing, First-Person, Western-Style

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Bethesda Game Studios

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

The next chapter in the Elder Scrolls saga arrives from the Bethesda Game Studios. Skyrim reimagines the open-world fantasy epic, bringing to life a complete virtual world open for you to explore any way you choose. Play any type of character you can imagine, and do whatever you want; the legendary freedom of choice, storytelling, and adventure of The Elder Scrolls is realized like never before...

Role-Playing, Action RPG

Mass Effect 2

BioWare

Mass Effect 2

The Mass Effect trilogy is a science fiction adventure set in a vast universe filled with dangerous alien life forms and mysterious uncharted planets. In this dark second chapter, Saren’s evil army of Geth soldiers has just been defeated, and humans, who are still struggling to make their mark on the galactic stage, are now faced with an even greater peril. [BioWare]

Action Adventure, Modern, Open-World

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

Rockstar North

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

[Metacritic's 2003 PC Game of the Year] The PC version has enhanced features including improved graphics and sound, additional PC controls, as well as several options for players to customize the game. "Welcome to Vice City. Welcome to the 1980s." Having just made it back onto the streets of Liberty City after a long stretch in maximum security, Tommy Vercetti is sent to Vice City by his old bo...

Strategy, Turn-Based, Historic, General, 4X

Civilization II

MPS Labs

Civilization II

An empire-building turn-based strategy game. The game starts at the Old Stone Age in 4000 BC. Your tribe begins with a Settlers unit and has no knowledge about the surrounding area. As you found new cities and explore the surroundings, you may find hostile barbarians, villages, and other competing cultures. [Civ Fantatics' Center]

Action, Shooter, First-Person, Sci-Fi, Arcade

Quake

id Software

Quake

Rage through 32 single player levels and 6 deathmatch levels of sheer terror and fully immersive sound and lighting. Arm yourself against the cannibalistic Ogre, fiendish Vore and indestructible Schambler using letal nails, fierce Thunderbolts and abominable Rocket and Grenade Launchers. [id Software]

Action, Shooter, First-Person, Sci-Fi, Arcade

BioShock Infinite

Irrational Games

BioShock Infinite

Initially conceived as a floating symbol of American ideals at a time when the United States was emerging as a world power, Columbia is sent to distant shores with great fanfare by a captivated public. What begins as a fresh new endeavor of hope turns drastically wrong as the city soon disappears into the clouds to whereabouts unknown. The player takes on the role of former Pinkerton agent Boo...

Role-Playing, First-Person, Western-Style

The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion

Bethesda Softworks

The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion

Oblivion is a single-player game that takes place in Tamriel's capital province, Cyrodiil. You are given the task of finding the hidden heir to a throne that sits empty, the previous emperor having been killed by an unknown assassin. With no true Emperor, the gates to Oblivion (the equivalent of hell in the world of Tamriel) open, and demons begin to invade Cyrodiil and attack its people and to...

Adventure, General, 3D, Third-Person, Fantasy

Grim Fandango

LucasArts

Grim Fandango

Something's rotten in the Land of Dead and you're being played for a sucker. Meet Manny Calavera, travel agent at the Department of Death. He sells luxury packages to souls on their four-year journey to eternal rest. But there's trouble in paradise. Help Manny untangle himself from a conspiracy that threatens his very salvation. [LucasArts]

Action RPG, Role-Playing, Western-Style

Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition

Larian Studios

Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition

Divinity Original Sin: Enhanced Edition is a much lauded Role-Playing-Game that blends deep customization and humor with dynamic turn based combat. Either in online co-op, split-screen co-op on your TV, or even alone, take advantage of a classless RPG system to create your heroes and conquer the evils of Rivellon! Embark upon a journey with up to three companions as you bend the very fabric of...

Role-Playing, Action RPG

Diablo

Blizzard Entertainment

Diablo

The kingdom of Khandaras has fallen into chaos. An unknown force of evil has swept across the land. Plunging it nto civil war and terrorizing the populace. A mad king, his missing son, and a mysterious archbishop are all pieces to the puzzle that faces you. You have journeyed to the source of the evil. The town of Tristram. Now inhabited by only a handful of survivors. The catherdal there is bu...

Strategy, Turn-Based, Historic, 4X

Sid Meier's Civilization IV

Firaxis Games

Sid Meier's Civilization IV

Faster-Paced Fun - Gameplay has been streamlined for a tighter, faster, and more compelling experience.Greater Accessibility and Ease of Play - An easy-to-use interface will be immediately familiar to RTS and action game players, and newcomers to the series will be able to jump in and play. Tech Tree - Flexible Tech tree allows players more strategic choices for developing their civilizations a...

Action RPG, Role-Playing

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

CD Projekt Red Studio

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

With the Empire attacking the Kingdoms of the North and the Wild Hunt, a cavalcade of ghastly riders, breathing down your neck, the only way to survive is to fight back. As Geralt of Rivia, a master swordsman and monster hunter, leave none of your enemies standing. Explore a gigantic open world, slay beasts and decide the fates of whole communities with your actions, all in a genuine next gene...

Strategy, Real-Time, Historic, General

Company of Heroes

Relic

Company of Heroes

A real-time strategy game set in World War II, Company of Heroes brings to life, in full cinematic detail, the greatest war mankind has ever known. Company of Heroes is built on Relic's next-generation Essence Engine and also utilizes the Havok Physics engine, delivering cinematic visual detail in a world completely driven by realistic physics. Gamers will experience the journey of the brave me...

Action RPG, Role-Playing, Western-Style

Divinity: Original Sin II

Larian Studios

Divinity: Original Sin II

Master deep, tactical combat. Join up to 3 other players - but know that only one of you will have the chance to become a God.

Action, Shooter, First-Person, Sci-Fi, Arcade

Unreal Tournament 2004

Epic Games

Unreal Tournament 2004

Reload, rev up and ride out. The new Tournament is faster, higher and meaner. Land and air based vehicles take combat to a new level; while an arsenal of new weaponry, daunting arenas and battlefields and the challenge of the Assault and Onslaught modes make the gladiator blood sport of the future a brand new experience. Buckle up; it?s gonna be one hell of a ride! [Atari]