Best War Video Games You Must Play
War Video Games is one of the most popular game genre and lots of people love to play it. War video games have a lot of fans because this genre offers so many great and exciting things such as spectacular action, dramatic bullets and gunfire sounds, powerful bombs explosion, captivating graphic, and real war environment. In addition, the story is packed nicely that makes you glued for playing those war video games while imagining that is really you who makes those heroic actions with your team destroying enemy nest with a deadly attack.
There’s so many war video games produced for a variety of gaming platforms. Those war video games are able to bring tremendous profits to the developers and publishers so it’s no wonder if they are very creative in making a sequel or a new war video games projects. Yup, maybe they know that inside every gamer there is element of patriotism so they create war video games to let gamers’ adrenaline and heroic act burst out.
Below I give you some of the best war video games that you must play. Just play the war video games below and you can feel how to be engaged in a fierce battle but exciting and fun without having suffered actual injury. Thankfully, those are just war video games not the real ones.
Gears of War
Gears of War is one of the best war video games available and developed by Epic Games. Released on 7 November 2006, this third person game was initially an exclusive game for the Xbox 360 but later on was made for the PC a year later.
Gears of War tells the story of humankind’s epic battle for survival against the powerful enemy known as the Locust Horde. To win the battle you can perform a variety of ways such as take cover in an interactive environment, surpass enemy with blindfire, and work with your teammates.
Gears of War is one of war video games that receive remarkable success both commercially and from critics. With high definition visuals from the Unreal Engine 3 and awesome combat system, the game has won several titles in the Game of the Year award in 2006.
Gears of War is one of the cool war video games that can be played in multiplayer. A maximum of 8 people can play this game online.
Rome: Total War
This game is considered as one of the best strategy war video games ever created. Released on September 22, 2004 by Activision, the game received very positive reviews from critics and reviewers, got high scores from various gaming sites and gaming magazines, and won numerous prestigious awards such as the “Best Strategy Game of 2004” and “4th Best PC Game of All Time”.
The main objective of this game is to become the most powerful emperor in the Roman era by conquering 50 provinces or simply 15 provinces only if you play the “short game”. Just like any other war video games, in Rome: Total War you’re not just battling in a real time, but you also should do other things, such as building infrastructure, making diplomacy, and managing population growth.
Rome: Total War has a complicated concept but fun and certainly is one of great war video games worth to play.
Halo 3 is one of first person war video games exclusively for the Xbox 360 which occupies the top five best-selling Xbox 360 game of all time. Released on September 25, 2007, the game is getting a very positive response from gamers and critics. Halo 3 has successfully won several prestigious titles such as “Best Multiplayer Game” and “Best Real Time Visuals in a Video Game”.
Halo 3 tells the epic story of Master Chief to save the earth from the Covenant, a story that began in Halo: Combat Evolved and continued in Halo 2. In this game you will find a variety of weapons, vehicles, and gameplay that you can’t find in the prequels. There are also additions / improvements to various features such as file sharing, saved gameplay films, and the Forge map editor (a tool that allows the gamer to make modifications in the game).
Certainly, Halo 3 is one of the best war video games you deserve to play.
Released on June 21, 2005, Battlefield 2 is one of awesome war video games for PC that you can play either for the single player or multiplayer, offline or online. The new features in this game are the “character growth”, “Commander mode”, and a more realistic environment. Yup, Battlefield 2 is one of first person war video games that have the elements of RPG and strategy.
In this game, players are in modern war environment and weaponry. You can choose to fight for one country or faction of the existing three, namely, United States, Middle East Coalition, and China. Through expansion packs, the other factions are playable such as the European Union and Russia.
Battlefield 2 is one of war video games that reap success both commercially and from critics. This game has already sold over 1 million copies in its first month of release. Besides that Battlefield 2 has also won numerous prestigious awards such as “Best Online Multiplayer 2005” from the Game Critics Awards and “Best Multiplayer Game of 2005” from GameSpot.
So, for PC gamers, we recommend you to try this one of phenomenal war video games ever created.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Modern Warfare 2 is one of the best war video games in Call of Duty series. This game was released on November 10, 2009 for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. Modern Warfare 2 was very successful commercially and obtained a very positive response from various gaming sites and publications. This first person game has received some numerous awards such as “Best Overall Game of 2009” and “Action Game of the Year”.
Modern Warfare 2 is one of war video games that take place in modern times and not during WWII, as found in previous Call of Duty games. This game can be played in various modes; the single player, multiplayer, and co-op. And like the current war video games, you can play it online to prove yourself that you are the best player in the world.
With cool gameplay, incredible visuals and a captivating storyline, Modern Warfare 2 absolutely is one of the best war video games you must play.
Those are some war video games which have high quality, commercially success, earning many prestigious awards, and have a high replay value. So, if you’ve never played a war game, then it’s time you taste the tension and excitement in war video games and feel the joy of destroying the enemy with heroic actions.