There is good news for gamers across the world this summer – from strategy games such as Red Alert 3 to first person shooters such as Call of Duty 4 – Modern Warfare 2, some of the most anticipated games will see the light this summer in 2009. So sit tight and enjoy this list of the top 10 PC games of summer 2009.
1. Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War 2
Following the successful action game, Dawn of War, Warhammer has many similar features. Dawn of War 2 will display animal action, a non-linear single-player campaign and co-operative multilayer. The Dawn of War 2 trailers seem stunning enough to put the game on the number one spot.
2. StarCraft 2
A close rival of Dawn of War 2, the developers of StarCraft 2 believe it to be the “ultimate competitive real-time strategy game.” This sequel will have three original races inspite of the fact that Terran: Wings of Liberty, Zerg: Heart of the Swarm, and Protoss: Legacy of the Void will be launched discretely.
3. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
A part of the most gripping and realistic war-time FPS PC games, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 will ensure that PC gamers employ more computer controls. Infinity Ward’s team has promised a an improvement from the previous version and we can’t wait!
4. Aliens: Colonial Marines
Aliens: Colonial Marines is set after the events of Alien 3 and will mark no HUD to ensure that gamers use their presence of mind rather than computer aided gaming. Interestingly, the game has ‘quick time events’ which will happen when a player faces a one-on-one situation with an alien.
5. Operation Flashpoint 2: Dragon Rising
After some initial post-production hiccups, Operation Flashpoint 2 is at last set for release. Sequel to the globally popular Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis, this one is mature and emphases extreme authenticity. It will be exciting to match it against Modern Warfare 2.