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Top 10 Must-Play PC Games of 2023

A Diverse Range of Genres and Engaging Gameplay Mechanics for Every Gamer's Preferences

By Ashok kumarPublished about a year ago 4 min read
Top 10 Must-Play PC Games of 2023
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I don't have personal preferences, but I can provide a list of top 10 PC games that have received critical acclaim and have a strong player base. Here are 10 PC games that you should consider playing till 2023:

1. Cyberpunk 2077

Developed by CD Projekt Red, Cyberpunk 2077 is an open-world, sci-fi RPG that takes place in the dystopian future of Night City. Players control V, a mercenary who can be customized in various ways, including gender, appearance, backstory, and skillset. The game offers players multiple paths to complete objectives, allowing for a high degree of player agency in the game's story. The game was highly anticipated but faced some criticism upon release due to bugs and performance issues. However, the developers have released several updates to improve the game's stability and performance.

2. Red Dead Redemption 2

Developed by Rockstar Games, Red Dead Redemption 2 is an open-world, western action-adventure game that takes place in a fictionalized version of the American Old West. Players control Arthur Morgan, an outlaw and member of the Van der Linde gang, as they try to survive in a world that is rapidly changing. The game offers a vast open world, a rich story, and immersive gameplay mechanics such as hunting, fishing, and horse riding. The game received universal acclaim for its storytelling, characters, and attention to detail.

3. Death Stranding

Developed by Kojima Productions, Death Stranding is an action game set in a post-apocalyptic world that has been ravaged by supernatural events. Players control Sam Porter Bridges, a deliveryman who must travel across the country to reconnect isolated cities and people. The game features a unique gameplay loop that involves balancing deliveries, exploration, and combat. The game has received praise for its innovative gameplay mechanics, stunning visuals, and thought-provoking story.

4. Doom Eternal

Developed by id Software, Doom Eternal is a first-person shooter game that puts players in the role of the Doom Slayer, a warrior who must battle the armies of Hell to save humanity. The game features fast-paced, intense gameplay that emphasizes movement, strategy, and skill. The game also includes an extensive single-player campaign, a multiplayer mode, and a level editor. Doom Eternal has received critical acclaim for its gameplay mechanics, level design, and soundtrack.

5. Microsoft Flight Simulator

Developed by Asobo Studio, Microsoft Flight Simulator is a realistic flight simulation game that allows players to explore the world from above. The game features an extensive database of real-world airports, cities, and landmarks, and uses real-world weather data to simulate the weather conditions in-game. The game has received praise for its attention to detail, stunning graphics, and realistic flight physics.

6. Valorant

Developed by Riot Games, Valorant is a team-based shooter game that combines elements of Counter-Strike with unique agents that possess their own abilities. The game features a high degree of strategy, with players needing to coordinate with their teammates and choose the right agents to complement their playstyle. The game has a strong esports scene and has received praise for its gameplay mechanics, balance, and competitive nature.

7. Control

Developed by Remedy Entertainment, Control is an action-adventure game that puts players in the role of Jesse Faden, the new director of a secret government agency called the Federal Bureau of Control. The game takes place in the FBC's headquarters, known as the Oldest House, which is a supernatural location that is constantly changing. The game features a unique storytelling style, innovative gameplay mechanics, and stunning visuals.

8. Horizon Zero Dawn

Developed by Guerrilla Games, Horizon Zero Dawn is an action role-playing game that takes place in a post-apocalyptic world overrun by robotic creatures. Players control Aloy, a skilled hunter who sets out to discover the truth about her past and the world around her. The game features a vast open world, a rich story, and engaging gameplay mechanics that include hunting, crafting, and using a variety of weapons and traps to take down robotic creatures. The game has received critical acclaim for its storytelling, characters, world-building, and gameplay mechanics.

9. Assassin's Creed Valhalla

Developed by Ubisoft Montreal, Assassin's Creed Valhalla is an action role-playing game that takes place in 9th century Europe during the Viking Age. Players control Eivor, a Viking raider who leads their clan to settle in England while facing resistance from the Anglo-Saxons. The game features a vast open world, a rich story, and engaging gameplay mechanics that include raiding, settlement building, and combat. The game has received praise for its storytelling, characters, world-building, and attention to historical detail.

10. Resident Evil Village

Developed by Capcom, Resident Evil Village is a survival horror game that takes place a few years after the events of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard. Players control Ethan Winters, who finds himself in a mysterious village full of horrors that he must survive and uncover the truth behind. The game features a tense atmosphere, challenging combat, and a compelling story that ties into the larger Resident Evil universe. The game has received critical acclaim for its horror elements, gameplay mechanics, and graphics.

These games represent a diverse range of genres and gameplay styles, ensuring that there is something for everyone on this list. Whether you prefer immersive open-world adventures, intense first-person shooters, or thought-provoking narrative experiences, these games offer some of the best gaming experiences available on PC.

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Ashok kumar

Amateur storyteller, you can expect me from all genres and also All sorts of stories: some funny, some sad, some a little motivational all of them told from the heart.

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