121 Best PC Games to Play in 2015 & 2016: Page 7 of 10

Sorceress, Dragon Knight and Nightblade from Elder Scrolls Online.
Only the best get to look this awesome.

 

47. FIFA 15 (2014)

Take on the world.

Developer: EA Canada

Genre: Sports

Theme: Soccer

FIFA 15 puts you, the player, in charge of a world class soccer team. Learn the ropes and win games with your dream team to win the World Cup!

Plan carefully!

FIFA 15 gives players something new feature in the ability to sign loan players for a limited amound of time in matches. Players can also create a hypothetical squad of their desired players in all of the game. This is the kind of game made to be a Soccer (or Futbol) lover's dream, so if that applies to you, then this is a great fit for you.

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46. Magic: The Gathering (Duels of the Planeswalkers) (2012-2015)

Build your deck carefully.

Developer: Stainless Games

Genre: Strategy, Card Game

Theme: Use your cards well.

Magic: The Gathering is one of the most popular card games out right now, going strong for several years. It was only a matter of time until a video game arrived allowing players to enjoy it on their PCs. Make the deck of your choice and take on players from around the world as well as AI opponents to offer a variety of challenges.

Pick a card. Any card. As long as, y'know, it's a legal move.

Each Duels of the Planeswalkers adds new card sets to experiment with, and sometimes incorporates new game modes as well. In Duels of the Planeswalkers 2014, a mode called Two-Headed Giant allows players to tag team with their individual decks against another team of two players, allowing for a whole new experience with the game.

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45. Dying Light (2015)

Day of the Dead with some seriously hardcore parkour.

Developer: Techland

Genre: Action Adventure, RPG

Theme: Survive the Zombie Apocalypse

Have you ever wondered what would happen if there were a zombie survival game with open-world opportunities? If so, Dying Light is the result. Make weapons, sneak through hordes of zombies, and run for your life in this action-packed open world adventure.

D'awww! Lookit that face!

There's a lot to look out for and a reason to be afraid of the dark. When night falls, certain nocturnal zombies come out of the woodwork. These monsters are faster and more aggressive as well as more resilient than normal day-walking zombies.

Your parkour skills are going to need to be top notch if you're going to try and brave the night. You really do run for your life in this game, albeit there are plenty of weapons to make protecting your life a little easier. This is a great game for anyone who wants a rush while playing an awesome zombie game!

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44. The Walking Dead (Episode 1: 2012)

Keeping everyone alive is sometimes more trouble than it's worth...

Developer: Telltale Games

Genre: Action Adventure

Theme: Survive your story

The Walking Dead video game series puts the player in charge of character decisions in order to influence the outcome of the story. Be sure to make the right ones, or you could end up in a worse situation than before.

Who's next?

The Walking Dead video games offer a dramatic and well crafted story that has already left many a player wanting more. You make decisions for a variety of events and are occasionally thrown into situations that test your reflexes by making you input a variety of keys before the main character bites the dust. It's a great game for anyone looking for something light that allows for story-altering decision-making.

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43. Alliance of Valiant Arms (2009)

Lock n' load.

Developer: Red Duck Inc.

Genre: FPS, Multiplayer

Theme: Carry out the objective

Players will complete missions or eradicate the members of the opposing team as a member of the EU forces or playing as one of the NRF. You take on one of three classes (rifleman, point man, and sniper) and master their play style in order to beat your opponents at either getting the objective completed first or wiping them out entirely.

Shot through the heart... Or maybe the face?

It's a great shooter, especially if you're interested in competing as a team against teams of other players. There's a wide variety of game modes, so there's lots to try and learn. If you're interested but afraid to make a fool of yourself in front of other players, you can do an AI mission and allow yourself to learn at your own pace.

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42. Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (2010)

Yeah, but when does Vinn Diesel come onscreen and give me a fist-bump?

Developer: Criterion Games

Genre: Racing

Theme: Go faster

Put the pedal to the metal in this high octane racing game. Weave in and out of other cars to stake your claim as speed-king of the road. Use sweet and sleek cars built to test the limits of vehicle acceleration.

Police chases just leveled up.

Hot Pursuit takes on gameplay styles of previous games while also presenting new cars and an open world where racers can outmaneuver the chasing police, or even be the police! The driving system is pretty responsive, so it's fun for everyone, even beginners! If you're a car enthusiast and love going fast, give Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit a try.

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41. Mass Effect 2 (2010)

Note: this isn't necessarily the language you'll have to play in.

Developer: BioWare

Genre: Action Adventure / 3rd Person Shooter

Theme: Preserve life in the Universe.

Mass Effet 2 lets players behind the eyes of Commander Shepherd again in this sequel. Players can import save data from the previous game to continue playing as the Shepherd they worked so hard to shape. Likewise, players new to the series can jump right in and start shaping Shepherd's character their own way.

Just blasting some aliens, don't mind me.

For starters, the gameplay mechanics feel more streamlined than the first. Everything has a more engrossing feel. As you play, you get equipment that allows you to upgrade the way your version of Commander Shepherd approaches combat while he gains levels to unlock more abilities and more ways to fight.

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40. Guild Wars 2 (2012)

Developer: NCSoft

Genre: MMORPG

Theme: Fantasy RPG

Guild Wars 2 takes place several years after the events of the final installment for the first game: Eye of the North. You begin by picking a race and a class, then you pick your characters biography. This determines who they are as characters, which is an interesting mechanic not usually seen in MMOs.

You then journey forth into a living world full of beautiful natural and artificial structures and unfold your character's story. Master your skills to defeat your foes and advance to defeat the ultimate enemy.

Don't mind the moon, it's probably not falling.

If you enjoy MMORPGs, this is a great game to check out. It has a really strong PvP base as well as PvE, and a truckload of skills and equipment to make the character you've always wanted to play. It takes a really cool approach to its role-playing aspect and contains tons of skills to master, so it's well worth mentioning on this list.

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39. Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 (2012)

Got ammo?

Developer: Treyarch

Genre: FPS

Theme: Fulfill the mission

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 puts the player in the year 2025 as well as the 1980s. You choose your arsenal and fire in a variety of missions, culminating in one of several endings.

Cool guys never look at explosions. Or apparently even cities ravaged by hellfire.

The game incorporates several endings, each of which give a unique treatment to the game's story. These are dictated by the decisions the player makes during play, giving a bit more depth to the way the player approaches the situation. There are also new weapons and more maps to play.

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38. Warhammer: Space Marine (2011)

40,000 tons of whoop-ass.

Developer: Relic

Genre: Action Adventure

Theme: Fulfill the mission

Based on the acclaimed table-top game and taking place in its universe is Warhammer 40k: Space Marine. Players use Captain Titus, a Space Marine who's seen his share of action. The Orks are invading a protected planet, and Titus is here to protect it. Unleash the power of a devastating arsenal of weapons and live the story!

The galactic firing squad's here to dish out some punishment.

There's a great story to enjoy for players looking for that sort of thing as well as an 8 vs 8 online combat mode for those looking for some PvP action. In addition, there are loads of weapons to play around with, so you'll have your hands full for a good while.

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37. Mass Effect (2007)

Buckle up, kids.

Developer: BioWare, Demiurge Studios

Genre: Action Adventure, RPG, 3rd Person Shooter

Theme: Preserve order in the galaxy

Take the roll of Commander Shepherd and build his persona from square one! Influence those around you as well as future events with the choices you make and unravel the mystery of what's happening to the galaxy. Properly utilize the best weapons you can find as well as skillfully take down monstrous and evil denizens of the universe and start your path on thwarting the greatest threat known to life.

Commander Shepherd, it's rare to see you out of bed with your crew?

Ever wanted to be the captain of your own ship and crew, flying around and checking out strange planets, influencing alien politics, and even finding love with a member of an alien species? This is right up your alley then, friend! You'll get to romance various shipmates as well as kick some serious tail in a vast universe made for exploring!

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36. Left 4 Dead 2 (2009)

Where'd all that marinara sauce come from?

Developer: Valve

Genre: Multiplayer FPS

Theme: Humans vs Zombies

Left 4 Dead 2 is similar to its predecessor in that it focuses on four individuals trying to survive together during a zombie apocalypse. These four must brave their way through various environments and utilize them to their advantage to escape the zombie hordes hot on their trail. You begin the stage with a few weapons and make your way to the next safe house- a check point to stock up on ammo and heal yourself.

What's scarier than a clown? A zombie clown.

The game can be enjoyed by pretty much anyone. To win, all four players must arrive at the end of the stage, which is usually in the form of a helicopter. So rev up your chainsaw and load up your shotgun, because the horde's on its way and you need to protect your getaway chopper!

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