With games released left, right and centre, it is sometimes inevitable to miss out on a game or two as they slip through the cracks, forgotten for months at a time. Sometimes your work life gets in the way, or your busy social life foils any gaming attempts, but these games should be forgotten no more.
The list below carries a few examples of incredible games you may have missed out on, but fear not, they’re still very much readily available.
For years, fans of Ridley Scott’s Alien franchise have been calling out for a game that truly allows them to immerse themselves in the events of the film as if they play as Ellen Ripley and captain the Nostromo spacecraft. The game is set 15 years after the events of the first 1979 Alien film and is full of suspense and terror. Alien: Isolation is first and foremost a stealth game and is a host to excellent graphics that’ll play perfectly on high-end gaming PCs.
Although you do not play as Ellen Ripley, you do play the role of Amanda Ripley, daughter of the Alien protagonist. Alien: Isolation really is the perfect companion to lovers of the Alien franchise.
Monopoly Roulette Tycoon
If your family Monopoly nights creates bouts of nostalgia, then make sure to not miss out on this table game spin-off. Offering a fun approach to the usual roulette found on other casino sites, you can play and bet in the comfort of your own home or through a wireless device when commuting to or from work.
If you are new to the gambling scene, then this is a perfect game for the first-timer with its simple rules and user-friendly experience.
Overwatch manages to break away from the usual point and shoot games currently on the market. While shooting games usually foster the grey-scale and create a bleakness, Overwatch replaces the darkness with vibrant colours and likeable characters. You will also find yourself immersed in the backstories surrounding each character through the adjoining webcomics.
Another plus is, if you are unable to afford a high-tech computer, this game can run smoothly on older PCs. It is also cheaper than its console counterparts, and the online gaming community is incredibly active.
This first-person shooter game became a quick phenomenon for PC gamers after its release in the 90s and grew into a must-have game for gamers to possess. Although controversy followed amidst its first release due to the crude depictions of blood and gore, this franchise managed to create quite a comeback in 2016, allowing players to once again campaign against the Hell demons of their childhood in a bloody battle to the death.
Playing as wardens, Prison Architect tasks you with keeping prisoners in check, preventing riots, and foiling any escape plans they may be cooking up. This alternative game is different to those currently out there and is welcomed with open arms. However, if you do not wish to play as an officer, there is a second mode that allows you to become a prisoner as you hedge your bets on escaping and avoiding the electric chair as you lead your inmates to freedom.
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