Here is the Latest List of the Best Games of 2014 (PC, PS3, Xbox)
1 – Thief (Games, PC)
Asingle-player/multiplayer action stealth game for the PC, Thief is a revamp of the classic game series with the same name and is set in a fantasy world that darkly mirrors the Victorian era. The game progresses in “The City” which is ruled by a despot named “The Baron”. In The City, the rich and more fortunate keep amassing more and more wealth while the poor live a wretched life and hence they rebel often. In the midst of this chaos, Garrett, a devious outlaw who has returned after a long time, sees an opportunity to exploit the well off.
2 – Watch Dogs. (Games, PC)
A single-player/multiplayer third-person action-adventure video
game for the PS3 console, Watch Dogs is set in an alternate version of
modern day Chicago, Illinois. After a hacker let loose a virus that
turned off all the electrical devices in many parts of Northeastern and
Mideastern United States, a computer software known as the CtOS
(Central Operating System) was activated in order to manage the many
electrical devices of Chicago so as to provide centralized control over
traffic lights, electricity grids, subway lines, surveillance cameras
and much more. Private companies fund the CtOS and hence get to know
personal information about everyone who is connected with technology.
3 – Metal Gear Solid V : Ground Zeroes
4 – Grand Theft Auto V (Games, PS3)
Grand Theft Auto 5 also known as GTA V is actually the fifteenth game in the series and follows the game play style of the previous versions but with much better graphics and a few surprises that will thrill fans. Gamers who love playing role-playing games and enjoy the freedom of exploring the world will find that GTA V will not disappoint. This incredible game is an open world action adventure game that is played in the third persons view. GTA V was developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games. ESRB has currently rated this game RP-M+ which stands for rating pending and targeting a rating of mature or above. M+ rating means this game could contain intense violence, blood and gore, sexual content and strong language.
5 – Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII
A third-person role-playing action game for the PS3 console, Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII is set 500 years after the events that occurred in Final Fantasy XIII-2 and follows Lightning, the central character in Final Fantasy XIIIand a vital one in Final Fantasy XIII-2, who, after waking up from her hibernation, sets out to save the masses and her loved ones by bringing about balance to the dying world during the last 13 days of its existence following the deity Bhunivelze’s command. As she treads along the perilous journey, she understands the truth behind the Chaos that has been unleashed from the Unseen Realm as well as the actual intentions of Bhunivelze.
6 – Batman Arkham Knight (Games, PC)
A single-player action-adventure video game for the PC,Batman: Arkham Knight is set a year after the events that took place in Batman: Arkham City, the previous installment in the Batman game series. After the death of the Joker, Batman is overwhelmed by the loss of his nemesis and the deep bond that they shared. The citizens of Gotham, however, feel more secure than ever. Seeing this, the Scarecrow decides to make a return to Gotham with a crew of some of the most ruthless villains, i.e., Riddler, Two-Face, Penguin and Harley Quinn. Scarecrow threatens to unleash a whole new strain of a fear toxin. And, that’s not all. A new villain named the Arkham Knight makes an introduction in this game as well. It is now up to the Caped Crusader to save the innocent citizens of Gotham.
7 – 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (Games, PS3)
A highly anticipated single-player/multiplayer sports game for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil is the closest you will get to experiencing the prestigious soccer World Cup. Developed by EA Canada and published by EA Sports for the PS3 console, this game runs on the Impact Engine. The player, while playing the Road to the FIFA World Cup mode, gets to decide which team he or she wants to represent among the 203 countries that participated in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification process. The Road to Rio de Janeiro mode enables players to challenge each other in an online tournament that takes place across the 12 venues to be used during the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Other modes that are featured in this game include Online FIFA World Cup, Captain Your Country, Story of Qualifying and the Story of the Finals mode, all of which were present in the 2010 edition. Also, the game won’t just restrict itself to the 12 venues that are going to be played on at the 2014 FIFA World Cup but it will include an array of generic stadiums and the ones that were utilized during the qualifications as well. Having received a PEGI rating of 3, the gameplay of 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil has been enhanced in contrast to its predecessors with regard to first-touch mechanics, passing accuracy and player dribbling. Goalkeeper animations such as knee wobbles and prompting opponents to shoot in one particular direction during penalty shoot-outs have been incorporated too. With so much and more to offer, this game will take your virtual sports experience to another level.
8 – Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Trilogy (Games, PC)
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Trilogy is a game trilogy that features three installments from the Ghost Recon single-player/multiplayer game series, i.e., Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 and Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier. The first two games in this edition are purely first-person shooter and require you to incorporate various squad-centric tactics while mainly controlling your own character who is the squad leader. Being stealthy ghosts, you and your elite soldiers are to quell Mexican rebels whose terror is spreading from their country and into the United States as well as other Latin American countries. Both these games are tactical shooters and are chronologically closely mapped in plot.
9– Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (Game of the Year Edition)
10 – Assassin’s Creed III (Games, PC)
Assassin’s Creed III continues the legacy of one of the greatest games of our generation. This game is actually the fifth major installment in the series and is also the direct sequel to Assassin’s Creed Revelations that came out in 2011. Gamers who have a feel for stealth games and prefer taking their enemies down quietly and tactically will love this game. This game allows you to explore America during the American Revolution, as you play Desmond’s ancestor Ratonhnhake:ton, who is half-English and half-Mohawk.
Hardcore gamers who have played the previous installments of this game will appreciate the improvements made to this installment. This action-adventure stealth game was developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft. This version of the game is for the PC and is configured to be played using the keyboard and mouse. ESRB has given Assassin’s Creed III a rating of Mature 17+ and Pegi has rated it 18 above due to the intense violence, blood and gore, sexual content and strong language present in the game.