There is no need to go out and spend the amount of a car payment on gaming consoles, flatscreen TV’s, and surround sound systems to get all the gaming action that anyone could ever need. These amazing PC games offer mystery, puzzles, beautiful scenery, and action packed gameplay for a fraction of the price. Here are twenty of the most downloaded and loved games currently on the PC market that are sure to please everyone.
1. Bejeweled 3
Multi-colored jewels line the screen in arcade, time-trial, and puzzle mode and must be lined up to blow them up and clear the screen. This puzzle game is great for all ages, taking only a few minutes to get the hang of but years to master.
2. Royal Envy
Players take on the challenge of running the whimsical empire in an attempt to expand boundaries and keep citizens happy while maintaining resource levels. A slow-paced game that will require a lot of foresight and a ton of strategy.
With every successful completion of a level players are given game-money to liven up their e-aquarium with new fish, ornaments, and accessories in over 120 levels. This is the original game in the beloved Fishdom series
Moving through 15 rooms, players will solve minor puzzles to collect over 1000 items and return this deteriorated mansion to its former glory. It will take quite a bit of sleuthing to click and solve some of these mysteries.
5. Plants vs Zombies: Game of the Year Edition
The ultimate home defense for zombies? Zombie eating plants. This game has 50 levels, 26 types of zombies, and 49 types of perennial plants looking to protect a home. Click and buy custom zombie avatars, plant food, and baby seeds.
6. Zuma’s Revenge
A throwback to arcade-style games, Zuma’s Revenge could be one of the best ball-blasting games ever created. Players launch fiery spheres to match with one another and beat the tiki bosses before the time runs out.
7. Golden Trails: The New Western Rush
Shoot-outs, bandits, sleuthing, and cowboy hats. These are just a handful of words that describe Golden Trails. This is one of the best Western-mystery games that has ever been produced. The mini-games range from shooting bottles off of a fence to figuring out who stole the swill.
8. The Rise of Atlantis
An addictive game in which players will be able to travel all over the ancient Mediterranean in order to collect powers and finally raise Atlantis.
9. Millionaire Manor: The Hidden Object Show 3
This is an exciting hide-and-seek style game in which players must save contestants from a psychotic game show host bent on killing.
10. Dark Parables: Curse of Briar Rose
This is a sullen mystery and allows for a creepy and exciting alternative to the traditional Sleeping Beauty story. While this game may allow for slower click-and-play, the excitement of figuring this mystery out is sure to entertain for hours.
11. Fishdom 2
Following in the footsteps of the original Fishdom, Fishdom 2 has more items, puzzles, and customization than ever before. Don’t worry, the great puzzle-style gameplay remains the same.
12. Mortimer Beckett Bundle: Spooky Manor & Time Paradox
Two games in one, this pack contains mystery games to find clues and solve puzzles for hours on end. These are a mixture of Where’s Waldo and I Spy.
13. Dream Chronicles Trilogy 1 Bundle
This RPG will have players searching for clues and enjoying dozens of mini-games throughout a fanciful and well-designed world. Walk around and enjoy this fanciful world with limitless options.
14. Fishdom: Spooky Splash
With dozens more puzzles, players will enjoy this new Fishdom which has a slightly sinister tinge to all parts of gameplay. New fish, aquariums, items, and puzzles.
15. Cradle of Persia
This multi-leveled puzzle game involves solving problems and eventually releasing the powerful Genie of Persia. These themed logic puzzles will take hours to master
16. Dream Chronicles: Book of Air
Another mini-game/clue-finding adventure in one of the best selling RPG’s available on the PC with beautiful scenery and increasingly difficult puzzles.
17. The Clockwork Man: The Hidden World
An amazing blend of adventure, hidden objects, and beautiful scenery that is impossible to stop playing.
18. Lilly Wu and the Terra Cotta Mystery
A hands-on puzzle game to solve a 2,000 year old mystery of the Terra Cotta warriors. Great for children wishing to learn a bit more about ancient history.
19. Mahjongg: Ancient Egypt
20. Jewel Quest Heritage
One of the largest and most prestigious puzzle games with over 175 boards and puzzles. Solve dozens of logic puzzles to trace back Rupert’s family history for a shocking surprise.