5 Best Games From the Last Decade to Play Right Now (Part-1): PC Games Worth Your Time and Energy

Updated: Jan 4

Sometimes you just need a game to have a good time, doesn't matter when it was released or whatsoever. Some PC games are just like that. You can play them even after 10 years of their original release date. In this gaming article, I will be giving my top recommendations of PC games that you can play right now and not regret it at all. All these games are from the last 5 years. So, they are sure to have good graphics and moderate to large download size. Hop in!!

Batman: Arkham Knight:

Batman Wallpaper
Batman Arkham Knight

Image Credit: The Verge

The top recommendation will be Batman: Arkham Knight. The game got released in 2015, but this is one of the best superhero games ever and the best game of the Batman franchise. You are surely going to enjoy the stealth and also face to face combats in the game if you learn skills and use different combo attacks. The graphics and sound of the game are just awesome. Different gadgets along with the amazing Batmobile are there for you to take advantage of. You as Batman are required to fight with scarecrow, the joker, and some other foes of Batman along with a mysterious character named "Arkham Knight". This game is a must for all Game and Batman fans. Check out the system requirements for the game.

  • OS: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1 (64-bit Operating System Required)

  • Processor: Intel Core i5-750, 2.67GHz | AMD Phenom II X4 965, 3.4 GHz

  • Memory: 6GB RAM

  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 (2GB Memory Minimum) | AMD Radeon HD 7950 (3GB Memory Minimum)

  • DirectX: Version 11

  • Hard Drive: 45GB available space

Quantum Break:

Quantum Break Wallpaper
Quantum Break Game

Image Credit: Digital Spy and Gamestop

Quantum Break is another recommendation that I played in 2018. This is a TPS sci-fi action game with quite an impressive storyline. Quantum Break was created by the developers of another amazing game named #control . Just like that game, quantum break has got great visuals and details. You get time and space manipulation powers after a certain science project fails. You use those powers to stop any potential time apocalypse. The game also features some unique abilities that your character uses during the gameplay like making things float and making time move slow etc. Below are the system requirements for quantum break.

  • OS: Windows 10 (64-bit)

  • DirectX: DirectX 12.

  • CPU: Intel Core i5-4460, 2.70GHz, or AMD FX-6300.

  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 or AMD Radeon R7 260x.

  • VRAM: 2GB.

  • RAM: 8GB.

  • HDD: 55GB available space.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider:

Lara Croft Tomb Raider Game
Shadow of the tomb raider

Image Credits: Polygon and Daraz.lk

Shadow of the Tomb Raider is another one of my fav action-adventure games out there. This is also one of the best Lara Croft: Tomb Raider games out there. Shadow of the tomb raider got its release in 2018 and got a lot of positive reviews and acclamations. The is full of stealth and close combats, amazing puzzles, and beautiful environments. Your job as Lara Croft in the game is to retrieve a dagger from the antagonist to stop a huge mass cleansing activated because of her own ignorance. This is the twelfth installment of the Tomb Raider series. Check out the system requirements for the shadow of the tomb raider.

  • CPU: i3-3220 INTEL or AMD Equilevant

  • RAM: 8 GB

  • OS: Windows 7 64 bit

  • VIDEO CARD: Nvidia GTX 660/GTX 1050 or AMD Radeon HD 7770



Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist:

Splinter Cell: Blacklist Wallpaper
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist Game

Image Credit: Polygon and player.one

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist is an action-adventure stealth game from 2013. The game has decent graphics but the most realistic stealth combats. You use different guns using different tactics to take down enemies without getting noticed. Splinter Cell: Blacklist is one of the most love games of the Tom Clancy's franchise. The game does not require high specification from your PC but will surely give you the best stealth gaming experience ever. The system requirements for Splinter Cell: blacklist are listed below.

  • OS:Windows® XP (SP3) / Windows Vista® (SP2) / Windows® 7 (SP1) / Windows® 8.

  • Processor:2.53 GHz Intel® Core™2 Duo E6400 or 2.80 GHz AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 5600+ or better.

  • Memory:2 GB RAM.

  • Graphics:512 MB DirectX® 10–compliant with Shader Model 4.0 or higher.

  • DirectX®:9.

  • Hard Drive:25 GB HD space.

hellblade senua's sacrifice:

hellblade senua's sacrifice pc game
hellblade senua's sacrifice pc wallpaper

Image Credits: ComicBook.com and Vr the Game

hellblade senua's sacrifice is a fantasy action-adventure game from 2017. It is a role-playing video game(RPG) integrated with a good storyline. The game includes a lot of close combats, horror, and puzzle-solving in its gameplay. This is a perfect choice for those gamers who love games which involve a lot of sword fighting and other ancient fighting techniques. Also, for those who value the story of a game more than anything else. The system requirements for hellblade senua's sacrifice are available below.

  • OS: Windows 7, 8, 10.

  • Processor: Intel i5 3570K / AMD FX-8350.

  • Memory: 8 GB RAM.

  • Graphics: GTX 770 with 2GB VRAM / Radeon R9 280X 3GB.

  • DirectX: Version 11.

  • Storage: 30 GB available space.

That's it for this post. Will make sure to recommend more such amazing games in the upcoming parts. Give your views in the comments section. Cheers!!

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