What to Play: Best PC Games of 2020

Did you know that around 25 new games are released on Steam alone each day?

With so many games to play, it can be hard to know which ones are worth your time and money.

Do you want to learn what to play on PC next? Keep reading for 10 of the best PC games of 2020.

1. Control

Remedy Entertainment is known for making great games, including Max Payne, Alan Wake, and Quantum Break. With Control they have continued to uphold their reputation for originality and creativity.

Control is a game of cinematic experiences, psychedelic physics, and thrilling combat. This action-adventure masterpiece is not only one of the best single-player PC games to come out this year but it’s also one of the best PC games on the market period.

2. Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

In the vein of their legendary series Dark Souls, From Software has gifted us with Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, a game that brings to life the gloomy yet mesmerizing world of samurai mythology.

The combat is as challenging and unforgiving as any Dark Souls game, so expect to die much more than twice. But in such a lush world filled with beautifully creepy demons and monsters, you’ll be begging to die again and again.

3. Resident Evil 2 (Remake)

This year’s remake of Resident Evil 2 is the perfect cocktail of nostalgia and fear. Rather than just polishing the graphics, Capcom really put the devil in the details with this release, turning it into a visual masterpiece. Plus, the gameplay is both modern and true to the original.

What are you waiting for? Turn off the lights, boot up your PC, and don’t forget to wear a diaper.

4. Baba is You

Do you like challenging yourself to think outside of the box? If so, you’ll soon be a believer that Baba Is You is one of the best single-player games out there. The reason why this game is so great is that it takes everything you think you know about puzzle games and flips all expectations upside down.

To conquer this fascinating world, you’ll have to make new rules by brainstorming different word arrangements. As you experiment, you’re bound to be surprised by all of the different ways you can interact with the objects around you.

5. Apex Legends

Apex Legends perfects the concept of battle royale games. There is a range of different characters you can play as, all with unique abilities and personalities. Choose wisely so that you can build the perfect team and dominate the other players with your friends.

In order to win, you’ll truly have to work as one, scouring for epic loot, running toward strategic vantage points, and more. Best of all, it’s free to play!

6. Heaven’s Vault

In this sci-fi adventure game, you play as an archaeologist who goes on an epic expedition to uncover secrets from the past and solve a mysterious disappearance. As you explore each historical site, every choice you make has an impact on the unfolding narrative. This game is such a treat for the senses that you’ll definitely want to play more than once.

If you think that graphics are just as important as plot, you’ll be blown away by all of the care that’s been put into Heaven’s Vault. Aside from the stunning visuals, players have also fallen in love with the fascinating interactive storytelling.

7. Devil May Cry 5

You would think that by the 5th game, the Devil May Cry series may be getting a bit tired, but this game is the best one so far. Just by looking at the graphics, players will be able to tell that Capcom has pushed current technology to the limit to create a breathtaking experience.

Rather than having puzzles like previous games in the series, Devil May Cry 5 focuses on action-packed gameplay that is as addicting as the environments are beautiful. You’ll be hacking and slashing for hours.

8. Slay the Spire

Slay the Spire is an addicting roguelike card game that allows you to create insane combinations as you build your deck.

Whether you want to strategize how to defeat all of your enemies or goof around with your monsters, this game provides hours and hours of top-notch entertainment. As you ascend the spire and collect random cards, you’ll have to learn how to adapt to the fate of each hand. It definitely belongs in the category of top single-player PC games.

9. Metro Exodus

In this new installment of the Metro series, the player has said goodbye to the eery subways and is now above ground in a huge open world of apocalypse and radiation. You’ll have to use combat, stealth, and more in order to survive in a variety of harsh environments.

Like with most games of this nature, there are a few tasks that may feel repetitive or unnecessary but aside from that, Metro Exodus is a wonder to play, breathing fresh life into stories of dead worlds.

10. Observation

In this unique sci-fi thriller puzzle game, you play as the AI onboard a space station that has veered off its orbit around the earth and is drifting toward Saturn. Your mission is to help the astronaut survive all of the chaos that ensues.

As you play, you receive a command from an unknown sender that says, “BRING HER.” Can you help the astronaut find her way back to the earth before you encounter the ominous being who sent that message?

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