Video games have come a long way in the past few years. Gone are the days of playing simple games on a console or PC. Now, we have games that are so complex and challenging, they can keep you occupied for hours on end. But which games are worth your time and money? In this blog post, we’re going to introduce you to 10 of the most challenging video games out there and why they’re worth your investment. From platformers to RPGs, these games will have you hooked from start to finish.
Introducing the newest Batman-themed video game coming to consoles and PC this fall, Gotham Knights. The game features an original story written by acclaimed Batman writer Paul Dini and features the voices of Kevin Conroy (Batman: The Animated Series), Mark Hamill (The New Adventures of Batman), Dana Delany (Star Trek: The Next Generation), and others. Players will journey across the city to battle villains, solve puzzles, and explore the depths of Gotham City. Gotham Knights is a 3D action adventure game that lets you control the Dark Knight as he tackles some of Gotham City’s most notorious crime lords. You’ll need to use all your detective skills as you try to piece together the mysteries of Gotham Knight’s past in order to stop the city from becoming a total disaster. If you love Batman then you definitely need to check out Gotham Knights this fall!
- Four characters with unique skillsets,
- Customizable characters,
- Original story set in the DC Universe,
- Two-player co-op mode and single-player.
- Dynamic battles.
Hades, an upcoming video game for the Xbox One, Playstation 4 and PC, is a dark and intense experience that will leave players wanting more. Developed by Cyanide Studios, Hades takes players on a journey into the underworld, where they must fight their way through hordes of demons in order to save the world from darkness. Players take on the role of Persephone, a goddess who has been imprisoned by Hades for centuries. The only way to release her is to find and activate seven magical artifacts known as the Fates. These items hold the power to reshape reality, but they are protected by legions of demonic creatures led by Hades himself. Hades is an extremely challenging game that will require players to think on their feet in order to survive. The game features Unreal Engine 4 visuals that are jaw-droppingly realistic, making it one of the most visually striking games yet released. If you're looking for an intense and atmospheric experience that will leave you wanting more, then look no further than Hades!
- Developed by Sandbox Interactive.
- Features 3D graphics, realistic physics, and an interesting story.
- Released for PC, Mac, and Linux
- Explore the underworld and fight against mythical creatures.
- The game also feature co-operative multiplayer gameplay.
Darkest Dungeon is a challenging gothic roguelike turn-based RPG about the psychological stresses of adventuring and leading a team of flawed heroes. The game requires you to recruit, train, and lead a team of flawed heroes through dark forests and forgotten warrens in a battle against stress, famine, disease, and an ever-encroaching dark. You'll encounter bizarre mysteries as you pit your hero against an array of fearsome monsters with an innovative strategic turn-based combat system.
- The Affliction System – a battle not only monsters but stress! Contend with paranoia, masochism, fear, irrationality, and a host of gameplay-meaningful quirks!
- Striking hand-drawn gothic crowquill art style.
- Innovative turn-based combat pits you against a host of diabolical monsters.
- Narration system to celebrate your successes…and failures.
- 16 (and counting!) playable hero classes, including Plague Doctor, Hellion, and even the Leper!
- Camp to heal wounds or deliver inspiring speeches.
Dark Souls is an action role-playing video game developed and published by From Software for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. It is the sequel to Demon's Souls, and the third game in the Souls series. The game was announced at E3 2009, alongside Demon's Souls. It was released in March 2011, with a Windows port following in October of that year. A remastered version of Dark Souls was released for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in March 2018, along with a Windows version on October 19th of the same year.
- The base game and Artorias of the Abyss DLC,
- A polished combat system,
- Exciting boss fights,
- Dark fantasy world to explore,
- Improved multiplayer,
- 4K graphics.
Elden Ring, the action RPG from FromSoftware and Bandai Namco Entertainment. Elden Ring tells the story of the last survivors of a world that has been shattered by a great cataclysm. You play as one of these survivors, journeying into an eerie world filled with fantastical creatures and treacherous landscapes in search of answers and a way to restore balance to the universe. The game offers a unique combination of action combat and role-playing elements, letting you interact with enemies and NPCs in different ways to suit your playstyle. You'll need to use all your cunning and strength to survive in this dangerous world, as enemies are powerful and adaptive. Fight against fearsome beasts, solve intriguing mysteries, and make meaningful choices that will impact your journey through this epic adventure. Elden Ring is an uncompromisingly intense action RPG experience that will leave you breathless with anticipation. Get ready for a journey unlike any other!
- Original lore created by George R. R. Martin.
- The beautiful world of the Lands Between.
- Challenging fights.
Halo 5: Guardians
Halo 5: Guardians is the newest installment in the popular Halo series, developed by 343 Industries and published by Microsoft Studios. The game follows the adventures of the Arbiter, a prophesied hero who leads a group of humans against an alien race known as the Covenant. The game offers an immersive experience that allows players to control the action from a first-person perspective. The game features an extensive multiplayer mode that lets players battle against each other using custom characters and vehicles. Halo 5: Guardians is available for purchase on Xbox One.
- 4-player cooperative epic that spans three worlds
- Challenge friends and rivals in new multiplayer modes
- Massive 24-player battles, and Arena
- 4-vs-4 competitive combat
Devil May Cry 3
Devil May Cry 3 is an action video game developed by Capcom and published by Sega. Released in 2003 for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox, it is the third installment in the Devil May Cry series. The game tells the story of Dante, a young man who has been possessed by the demon Sparda, and his journey to free himself from his grasp. In Devil May Cry 3, Dante fights his way through a variety of locations, including medieval castles, abandoned mansions, and even an underwater city. The game features various weapons and devil powers that allow Dante to fight his foes effectively. The game also uses real-time combat mechanics that allow players to take advantage of Dante's agility and quick reflexes. The game was well-received by critics, who praised its graphics and gameplay.
- Choose Dante's fighting style – maximize the impact of close-up blade attacks, or blow enemies away from a distance.
- Huge arsenal of weapons – handguns, shotguns, swords, and more.
- A horde of demonic enemies – more ferocious than ever – with powerful weapons and abilities to transform and fly.
Assassin’s Creed Origins
The Assassin’s Creed Origins video game is a new installment in the popular video game series. The game is set in ancient Egypt and follows the story of Bayek, an assassin who fights for the Egyptian pharaohs. The game has been praised for its graphics and gameplay, which are both top-notch. Players can explore the game world at their own pace, which makes it easy to get lost in the storyline. There are a variety of side missions available, which add an extra layer of complexity to the game. Overall, Assassin’s Creed Origins is a fantastic video game that offers a lot of content for players to enjoy. If you’re a fan of the Assassin’s Creed series, then you should definitely check it out.
- A gripping narrative,
- Updated combat with a skill tree,
- Day and night cycle with NPCs behaving accordingly,
- Visually stunning open world with different options of traversing it.
Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne
Nocturne is a role-playing video game for the Nintendo 3DS, developed by Atlus and published by Nintendo. The story follows a demon summoning ritual that goes wrong and the protagonist's attempt to stop the impending apocalypse. The game uses an open world style of gameplay, with players able to freely explore the game's setting of Tokyo. The protagonist can summon allies to help them in combat, and can also fuse demons to create stronger ones. Additional features include a day/night cycle that affects enemy behavior, and a auction house where players can sell items they find. Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne received mixed reviews from critics; while some praised its new battle system and graphics, others found its story uninteresting or frustrating.
- Remastered 3D models and backgrounds
- Additional difficulty settings for players of all skill levels
- Suspend save — save your progress whenever you need!
- Voiced audio — choose between Japanese and English VO
Super Mario Odyssey
Super Mario Odyssey is the long-awaited return of the iconic plumber, Super Mario, and his sidekick, Cappy. In this game, you play as Mario as he journeys through an open-world environment in search of new kingdoms to conquer. Along the way you'll find power-ups that will help you progress, but you'll also have to watch out for enemies that will try to stop you in your tracks. The game has been praised for its innovative gameplay and for its stunning graphics. It's one of the most anticipated games of 2018 and is sure to be a hit with fans of the Mario series.
- Explore huge 3D kingdoms filled with secrets and surprises, including costumes for Mario and lots of ways to interact with the diverse environments – such as cruising around them in vehicles that incorporate the HD rumble feature of the – Joy-Con controller or exploring sections as Pixel Mario.
- Thanks to his new friend, Cappy, Mario has to brand new moves for you to master, like cap throw, cap jump, and capture. With capture, Mario can take control of all sorts of things, including objects and enemies!
- Visit astonishing new locales, like skyscraper-packed New Donk City, and run into familiar friends and foes as you try to save Princess Peach from Bowser’s clutches and foil his dastardly wedding plans.
Video games can be a great way to relax and have some fun, but they can also be a challenge. These are the 10 most challenging video games that are worth your time and investment, so if you're looking to add an extra level of difficulty or stimulation to your life, these are the perfect games for you. Who knows — maybe one of them will become your new favorite!