Most Common Video Games for PC

The gaming industry is where developers put their skills into actualization. Most ideas are fictitious, but we can all relate them to real-life situations. There are so many video games that one might be confused during selection as there is no clear guides for selection like theone for betting guides.

Different developers create different games with different characteristics. Every game has a specific platform(s) that supports it. In this article, we look at some games that you can play on your PC.


Hollow Knight was designed by Ari Gibson & William Pellen, then developed and published by Team Cherry in 2017. It is a fighting action-adventure game.

The player controls a nameless insectoid warrior called the Knight. The Knight encounters friendly and hostile characters as they explore the Hallownest kingdom infested by a supernatural disease. During the game, a player can unlock new powers in every region.


It was developed and published by CD Projekt Red in 2015. The Witcher: Wild Hunt is a single-player role-playing video game.

In the game, a player controls the Witcher (Geralt of Rivia) in search of his adopted daughter, who is on the run. The player fights many obstacles with weapons and magical powers. 

As the player battles with the hostiles, they acquire experience points and gold for purchasing tools and increasing the Witcher’s capabilities.


Portal 2 was developed and published in 2011 by Valve Corporation. It is both a single-player and multiplayer puzzle video game. 

In the single-player mode, a player controls the main character, Chell, as he moves around an old science center under repair. In the multiplayer mode, the players take up the role of robots Atlas and P-Body to solve puzzles together.


It is a multiplayer video game developed by Firaxis Games and published by 2K Games in 2016. It was initially released for Microsoft Windows and macOS, but later versions were modified to support Linux, iOS, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Android.

The player’s goal is to build a civilization to become a world power. They can achieve this through culture, technology, or military dominance. It is fictitious where a player has to build cities, deploy military troops, and even negotiate with other leaders.


It was developed and published by ZA/UM, Humble Bundle, and Spike Chunsoft in 2019. It is a role-playing video game in a city recovering from a war that took place decades ago.

The player takes up the role of a detective tasked to solve a murder mystery. The game is non-combative and is based on skills and reasoning.


XCOM 2 was developed by Firaxis Games and published by 2K Games in 2016. It is a multiplayer video game supported by Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Android, PlayStation 4, macOS, Linux, Classic Mac OS, and iOS.

The game has two sides. On the first side, the players work together to control soldiers fighting the enemy. The other side involves the players controlling an alien ship, the Avenger, which acts as the base for the XCOM troop.


Half-Life 2 is one of the first games to be released in the first decade of the 21st century. It has won several awards, including VGX Award for Best PC Game (2004) and BAFTA Games Award for PC (2005). It is a first-person shooter game developed and published by Valve Corporation in 2004.

In the game, the Combine, the enemy empire, has taken over control of the earth. The role of the players is to control the main character, Gordon Freeman, in fighting the Combine to save the earth.


Mass Effect 2 was developed by BioWare and published by Electronic Arts in 2010. It is an action role-playing video game supported by Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3. 

The fiction is based on a Milky Galaxy in the 22nd century where the Collectors, an insectoid alien race, threaten humanity. The player takes up the role of Commander Shepard, who should gather a team to stop the Collectors.


There are over five million games that developers have put on the market for you to choose from. Every game has specific features that make it unique from others. Likewise, gamers have particular qualities they want in a game they wish to play. 

In this article, we have explored some of the best video games for PC. Choose your favorite and have fun playing.

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