For the past few years that you have been playing Minecraft, there is no doubt that the game has probably grown stale for many people. It is among the key reasons that have made sandbox become so popular today.
Currently, many more amazing games have come to provide great pleasure into the sandbox environment. To the Minecraft lovers, these games are not less exciting than Minecraft. They are just amazing like Minecraft itself.
For us, Minecraft sharply focuses on survival, creativity, and freedom. The following listed games focus and fulfill the same criteria. So, Minecraft fans should at least make a trial on these games.
This game was produced by Endnight Games. The game has closed premise whereby you find yourself alone in the wilderness, and all you are looking for is survival. Its availability on Steam Early Access is dated back to May 2014, and you can have it for USD $14.99.
Just like you would do in Minecraft, you begin with resource collection, building structures and fashioning your weapons while at the same time you are contending with fearful fire and the humanoid predators on the wilderness of that island.
The game has beautiful, appealing graphics and realistic environment. In addition, there are no built-in quests and missions, this is absolutely free form. Even if the game is somehow horrific, it can’t make you experience nightmares but you may become startled sometimes.
Unturned is a zombie characterized game that can either be played by the single player or multiplayer. There are various features that make it not to be just a hybrid game.
Since the game is technically an early access one, it is not completely polished but there is much to be enjoyed in it.
The game has three difficulty levels; the easy mode where you can frequently loot spawns, normal mode ( standard) and the hardcore mode for those who want to face a challenge and increased danger with a reduced rate of spawn looting.
The game is often updated and is ranked among the top 10 games played on Steam. You can try it today and enjoy.
Life is Feudal
This is another game in Steam Early Access with a hefty price of $39.99. The worthiness of this price all depends on your interests. The game is quite challenging with dangerous adventures and it heavily emphasizes on the nitty-gritty, not as forgiving as Minecraft is. One thing that one may bet is that there is a high probability of you not liking it, and there is also a chance of you loving it. Before making the decision to purchase the game, watch a few Twitch Streams and YouTube videos to get an idea of how it is.
Kerbal Space Program
Only a few games can reward creativity aspect the way Kerbal Space Program does. There are those who were drawn by the gathering and building aspects of the Minecraft and they didn’t even care for the adventures it had. However, Kerbal Space Program is good enough to make them care due to its adventure survival aspect.
With $29.99, you can get yourself this game from Steam Early Access and it is worth the price. Spaceflight simulator is the core of this game whereby you are provided with components which you are supposed to use to make vehicles and rockets and then use them to complete missions. The wide range of possible combinations and choices creates room for creativity and freedom.
Initially, the game is tough due to a lot of information that you are required to digest, but once you get used to it, it is an absolute blast.
Rust is very much inspired by other sandbox games but its difference is brought about by its different themes and content. With its predecessors being characterized by zombies, this game had the zombies being eradicated early and they will not be brought back.
The game is lovable and with $19.99, you can have it from Steam Early Access. Contrary to Minecraft, the game has got multilayer mode. The game keeps you on your toes because you are not aware who your enemies and friends are. This is what creates a thrilling experience in the game.
It seems that you are someone looking for fun and adventure through gaming and you have already gone through the thrilling experience of playing GTA. Now you are ready to move on and taste new fruits, that’s where we come in. In this article, you will get to know about some of the best games in the world and what’s more is that we have tailored this list keeping in mind that you already love GTA, so get ready for a non-stop ride to gaming town.
1) Saints Row IV
It’s an open world, action-adventure game. This game features over-the-top action with superhero powers. It has a huge sandbox world to be explored by free-roamers which it makes it extra special. In a virtual world, you want a place where you are free to do anything anytime and this game gives you exactly that combined with an awesome matrix-like environment full of heart-beating action.
2) Watch Dogs 2
Now, this is something refreshing because this game has a storyline. There is a guy who is a hacker, his niece was killed and now he wants to change the system. He hacks into the central operating system of this home-town, Chicago. Now he can control almost everything in the city. He can look into the data of any person and manipulate it to his liking or according to the mission. Like GTA, you can explore the whole town and do anything you like, even stop trains. In this game, you can rob the people of their privacy, which has a charm of its own.
3) Red Dead Redemption
This game lets you explore the vast expanse of the wild west. Its open world environment is certainly larger than that of GTA. There are many quirky things for you do in this game. You can hunt, rob trains, tame wild horses, avoid marshalls and take on bounties etc. This game will make you fall in love with the nostalgic world of the great American wild west.
4) Mafia III
You remember Godfather, a masterpiece in its own right, well, how would you feel if we tell you that you can live in the world depicted in this movie. The whole package, the family, the mob, the crime everything would be there. That’s what this game is about. The main character is Lincoln Clay, who is an orphan and also a Vietnam veteran. Lincoln wants to confront Italian mob. This game will give you a pure cinematic feel.
5) Just Cause 3
This game goes overboard with its havoc-wreaking weapons. You will instantly fall in love with the quirkiness of this game because it presents a non-linear world without no particular storyline. This world can be made more chaotic with insane out of the world action. The creative ways you can cause destruction in this game are unmatched. You can do many of the things that aren’t there in other games like exploring skies, seabeds or using creative ways to blow up people.
There you have it, the list of five mind-blowing games to play if you loved playing GTA. While there are numerous games to choose from, we made this list to acquaint you with best of the best. We would consider ourselves successful if we gave you even one or two thrilling games to suit your individual peculiarity.
Gaming is one of the biggest industries in the world. To enhance the gaming experience of gamers, every other week we have new accessories coming up on the market. However, it’s a challenge in itself to choose the best accessories from n number of accessories.
I have compiled a list of 6 accessories that enhance gaming experience to a large extent.
What is better than having one gaming monitor? Multiple monitors. The decision to buy multiple best gaming monitors has never been a bad decision to any gamer till now. It just extends your gaming area. Imagine surrounded by gaming monitors. Exactly! It’s heaven.
However, before running to buy multiple monitors, analyze the desk space you have. There is no point in cramming multiple monitors into small desk space. Also, research on what type of monitor do you want before buying monitors.
Ever wondered, what exactly is the difference between a standard keyboard and Gaming Keyboard. Well, as the name suggests, gaming keyboard has specialized keys which are just meant to enhance your control over the game. Don’t take me wrong, you CAN be a good gamer even with a standard keyboard. However, the mechanical switches have its own advantages starting from durability to versatility. So, you might want to try them sometime.
If you ask me what is the one thing that matters a lot to me when I am playing a game, my answer would be comforting. If I am not comfortable enough no matter what accessory you provide me with, it would be pointless. If you are a gamer, who have gaming sessions for several hours, you have to get yourself a comfortable chair. It shouldn’t be hard to get yourself a comfortable gaming chair considering there are several gaming chairs available in the market.
Virtual Reality Headset
I cannot tell you how much a VR headset changes the gaming experience for you. It is like an entrance to your own gaming world- without any barrier. Imagine kicking a ball in a game and actually experiencing the sound of the stadium. It only gets more exciting!
Just like Gaming keyboards, gaming mouse are just built specially for long hours of gaming sessions. It means these kind of mouse are made to feel comfortable even when you are using the mouse for long long hours. Another advantage of a gaming mouse is that they come with customizable buttons. If you are still not convinced, let me tell you that gaming mouse can have 15 plus programmable buttons. How about that?
When you play an online multiplayer game, it is necessary to have a wireless headset. Without wireless headsets, you might even feel left out in the entire game mainly because you will not be able to communicate with other team members. It might sound a bit absurd but if you have played an online multiplayer game, you will know what I am talking about. These days we have headsets coming with new technologies like noise cancellation, long battery life to name a few.
So these are the 6 cool accessories I think every gamer should own to enhance their gaming experience, however, note that every accessory will not have the same impact on everyone. I might find one thing very useful and some other might find the same thing useless, so before buying any of the accessories, research on it. A few hours of research are definitely better than spending money on a useless product!