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Are you looking for a gaming rig capable to run No Man's Sky? Or are you more of a Photoshop kind of person?

If you want to select your next console based on how it runs that piece of software, you're at the right place! below you'll find a list of popular programs, apps, and games. Each of them offers 3 options based on how hardcore your needs are:

Compatibility ratings

Compatibility for software is determined based on their makers' recommendations. Here's what to expect from different ratings:

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For systems meeting the software's minimal requirements.
This means the software will run but it might get slow when tasks grow in complexity.

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For systems meeting the software's recommended specs.
This is what most people will need.

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For systems exceeding recommended specifications.
This leaves some headroom for things such as mods, plug-ins or simply to complete tasks of uncommon complexity.

Different companies have different performance expectation for minimum and recommended specs. As a result, there can be quite a bit of variation in performance from one program to the next but this should still be a good reference point.

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Web & Communication

Texts & Numbers

  • LibreOffice

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    The free, open-source, productivity suite.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running LibreOffice
  • Microsoft Access 2019

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    The professional standard for operations database.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Microsoft Access 2019
  • Microsoft Excel 2019

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    The professional standard for spreadsheets.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Microsoft Excel 2019
  • Microsoft Project 2019

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    Microsoft's project management utility.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Microsoft Project 2019
  • Microsoft Word 2019

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    The professional standard for word processing.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Microsoft Word 2019
  • QuickBooks Desktop 2018

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    If you need an accounting program for individuals and businesses of any size, QuickBooks is pretty much the industry standard.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running QuickBooks Desktop 2018
  • Visual Studio Code

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    Based on Open Source Technology, this development suite works on all platforms form most popular programming languages.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Visual Studio Code

Drawing and Illustrations

  • Adobe Illustrator CC 2018

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    Adobe's industry-standard for vector drawings.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Adobe Illustrator CC 2018
  • ArtRage 5

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    Great natural media drawing program.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running ArtRage 5
  • Clip Studio Paint

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    Previously known as Manga Studio, Clip Studio Paint is popular among anime-style illustrators.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Clip Studio Paint
  • Corel Painter 2019

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    The industry standard for organic-feeling digital illustrations.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Corel Painter 2019
  • Inkscape

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    Open source vectorial illustration software.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Inkscape
  • Krita

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    A free sketching / painting program.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Krita
  • Microsoft Visio 2019

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    The professional standard for chart creation.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Microsoft Visio 2019
  • PaintTool SAI

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    A well-known, battle-tested and lightweight painting program.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running PaintTool SAI
  • Procreate for iPad

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    A drawing program for the iPad with an impressive array of features.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Procreate for iPad

Audio & Visual medias

  • Adobe InDesign CC 2018

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    Adobe's for professional page layout.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Adobe InDesign CC 2018
  • CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019

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    A creative suite capable of handling all aspects of 2D graphics, from illustrations, photos and page layout. It's even available for perpetual purchase or as a subscription if you prefer.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019
  • Microsoft Publisher 2019

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    Microsoft's entry-level page layout program.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Microsoft Publisher 2019
  • Scribus

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    Originally built on Linux, this Open Source Desktop Publishing Program is a powerful tool to format intricate documents.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Scribus

3D and CAD

  • AutoCAD 2019

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    The industry standard for Computer-Assisted Drawing.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running AutoCAD 2019
  • Autodesk 3ds Max 2019

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    3D Studio Max is one of the premium 3D software suites used in big-budget projects like movies and games. It handles modeling, materials, animating and rendering and a plethora of plug-ins are available to add even more features.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Autodesk 3ds Max 2019
  • Autodesk Maya 2018

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    Maya is a total solution for professional 3D creation.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Autodesk Maya 2018
  • Blender

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    An impressive and free 3D modeling, animation and video editing program. A great choice to get acquainted with 3D or if you can't afford the standard options.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Blender
  • KeyShot

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    Keyshot is a specialized renderer helping to visually iterate as you experiment with materials and volumes.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running KeyShot
  • SketchUp

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    Learning 3D modeling can be complicated, but SketchUp offers an easy-to-learn alternative to create models, plans, etc. A useful tool for the budding 3D modeler or if you need to prototype something in digital form before starting building.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running SketchUp
  • Substance Painter 2018

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    Once 3D modelling is done, it's necessary to apply materials and textures. And substance painter allows you to edit and preview those in real time for games and movies.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Substance Painter 2018
  • ZBrush 2018

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    This renowned sculpting program excels at detailing 3D objects, including organic subjects.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running ZBrush 2018

Music Production

  • Ableton Live 10

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    Professional music sequencer and audio editor.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Ableton Live 10
  • Adobe Audition CC 2018

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    Adobe's suite for audio edition, composition and recording.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Adobe Audition CC 2018
  • Audacity

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    Open-source audio recording and editing suite.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Audacity
  • Cubase 10

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    Cubase has been in the digital audio editing business for a very long time and is used by many professionals.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Cubase 10
  • FL Studio 20

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    A highly customizable and extensible music creation suite with lifetime free updates.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running FL Studio 20
  • GarageBand

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    Apple's App for starting musicians.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running GarageBand
  • GarageBand for iOS

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    The mobile version of Apple's music creation app.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running GarageBand for iOS
  • LMMS

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    A free multi-platform program to produce music. Using recordings, synthesizers and digital instruments.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running LMMS
  • Logic Pro X

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    Pro Audio recording and music production software by Apple.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Logic Pro X
  • StudioOne 4

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    Multi-platform software to record and master audio.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running StudioOne 4

Photo Editing

  • GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP)

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    The open-source photo edition program.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP)
  • Paint Shop Pro 2019

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    A powerful photo edition program.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Paint Shop Pro 2019
  • Photoshop CC 2018

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    The industry standard for Photo manipulation and more.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Photoshop CC 2018
  • Polarr

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    Powerful photo edition app available for every platform, including the web browser.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Polarr

Video Editing

  • Adobe After Effects CC 2018

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    Adobe's professional video animation and special effects program.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Adobe After Effects CC 2018
  • Adobe Animate CC

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    Aptly named, this animation software handles 2d animations of all sorts, from cartoons, video game sprites, and more.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Adobe Animate CC
  • Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2018

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    Adobe's video editing software.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2018
  • DaVinci Resolve 16

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    A professional video editing suite with a special affinity for colour grading.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running DaVinci Resolve 16
  • Final Cut Pro X

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    Apple's professional video editing solution.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Final Cut Pro X
  • HitFilm Express 12

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    Here's a capable but mostly free video editing software. For free, it provides a solid base, and it lets you buy new features as you grow as an editor.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running HitFilm Express 12
  • iMovie

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    For simple movie editing. Perfect for home movies.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running iMovie
  • OpenShot

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    Open source video editing program

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running OpenShot
  • Shotcut

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    For a free video editing program, Shotcut is surprising powerful and has plenty of features. A good pick if you're doing more than just trimming home videos but aren't ready to spend a lot of money on video editing software.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Shotcut
  • VEGAS Pro 16

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    Popular professional video editing suite previously published by Sony and Sonic Foundry before that.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running VEGAS Pro 16

Video Games

  • A Hat in Time

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    This family-friendly 3D platformer offers fun little challenges spread in 5 massive worlds. It's very well received by the community and should keep you occupied for quite a while.

  • Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

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    Create the perfect campsite for your animal friends.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp
  • Clash Royale

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    A popular multiplayer game combining of tower defence and collectible card game elements.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Clash Royale
  • Enter the Gungeon

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    Rogue-like Shoot-em-up.

  • Factorio

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    Create the optimal factory in this puzzle game.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Factorio
  • Hearthstone; Heroes of Warcraft

    Platforms:

    Collectible Cards Game for your smart device of choice.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Hearthstone; Heroes of Warcraft
  • MAME

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    Open Source emulator for the retro games aficionado.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running MAME
  • Minecraft

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    Famous Indie mining, building and survival game.

  • PC Building Simulator

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    Want to build your own PC and learn the ropes of PC assembly and repair? This simulator features real-world parts and common problem-solving scenarios for you to learn how computers work in a risk-free environment.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running PC Building Simulator
  • Return of the Obra Dinn

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    Investigate the mysteries of the Obra Dinn, lost at sea for five years before mysteriously appearing near Falmouth in early 1807. With a striking monochrome aesthetic, this adventure game is worth a look.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Return of the Obra Dinn
  • Stardew Valley

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    Enjoy the simple life, in a video game.

  • Terraria

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    A famous sidescrolling game about exploration, resource collection, and Crafting.

  • The Battle of Polytopia

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    A mobile turn-based strategy game with a colourful polygonal aesthetic.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running The Battle of Polytopia
  • The Sims 4

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    The classic life simulator.

Enthusiast Games

  • 7 Days to Die

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    Set in the Zombie Apocalypse, this survival game requires you to scavenge, hunt and build through increasingly unforgiving undead hordes.

  • Amid Evil

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    This retro-inspired FPS combines some of the best elements from Heretic and Hexen into a game with modern specs and sensibilities.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Amid Evil
  • ARK: Survival Evolved

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    Stranded on a mysterious island, it's up to you to survive by building your base, forming a tribe as well as capture, train and breed dinosaurs to help you navigate this strange world.

  • Assault Squad 2: Men of War Origins

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    The remake of Men of War, the WWII-themed Real-Time Strategy Game.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Assault Squad 2: Men of War Origins
  • Astroneer

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    Be a space pioneer. Explore distant worlds, extract their resources to craft new equipment and research new technologies.

  • Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition

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    Play one of the most beloved classic CRPG with updated graphics and now easier to run on modern systems including mobiles.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition
  • Battle Chasers: Nightwar

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    A classic JRPG set in the world of the Battle Chasers comic.

  • Battlefleet Gothic: Armada II

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    This sequel to the space strategy game set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe put you through another black crusade and this time, Cadia might be in for an even tougher time than usual...

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Battlefleet Gothic: Armada II
  • Black Desert Online

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    A gorgeous Massively Multiplayer Online RPG featuring real-time combat, guild competing over territory and rewarding crafting; and each of these paths allow you to progress through the game. There are no monthly fees, but expect micro-transactions.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Black Desert Online
  • Blaster Master Zero

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    This updated Sunsoft Classic lets you battle mutants at the wheel of a powerful tank, explore on foot and face up against bosses hidden in their lair.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Blaster Master Zero
  • Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

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    By the maker of Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, this Metroidvania promises to revive the beloved formula in a new, updated format.

  • Boundless

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    Combining Building and Crafting in a voxel world with massively multiplayer gameplay without a subscription fee (but there are premium upgrades).

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Boundless
  • Conan Exiles

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    Set in the fantasy world of Conan, this games pits you against a hostile environment with nothing but your wits. But overcome the harsh environment and your enemies and your home will grow into a settlement, then a kingdom.

  • Cuphead

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    This run-and-gun side-scroller brings the 30s back to life with intense action and challenging boss fights.

  • Darkest Dungeon

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    The toll of adventuring is immense; can your heroes survive the darkness, let alone remain sane in the process?

  • Dauntless

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    An online co-op, Free-To-Play RPG focussed on hunting down gigantic creatures called Behemoths threatening the fractured land.

  • Dead by Daylight

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    4 vs. 1 Multiplayer where one player plays the killer and the others try to escape.

  • Eagle Island

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    This beautifully-crafted indie Metroidvania introduces fresh falconry-themed game mechanics.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Eagle Island
  • Elite Dangerous

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    Space privateering simulator.

  • Farming Simulator 17

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    Drive realistic farming equipment and manage a farm in this simulation.

  • Farming Simulator 19

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    First, to include realistic John Deere vehicles, this game attempts to recreate life on the farm.

  • Fortnite

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    There are two Fortnite Games; the most popular is the Free-to-Play Battle Royale edition, but there's also the original "Save the World" edition focussed on cooperative sandbox survival. Both games have so much in common that I'd still consider them as a single entry, but their gameplay differs while their look-and-feel does not.

  • Frostpunk

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    With humanity on the brink of extinction, you make challenging decisions to keep your people alive.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Frostpunk
  • Graveyard Keeper

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    A little bit like one of those farming games like Harvest Moon and Stardew Valley; except it's about managing a graveyard and involves a few unsavoury decisions... potentially.

  • Grim Dawn

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    A top-down ARPG in a world where humanity is on the brink of extinction.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Grim Dawn
  • Guild Wars 2

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    Fantasy Massively Multiplayer Online Game without a monthly fee.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Guild Wars 2
  • Hades

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    Battle your way out of the underworld in this rogue-lite from the creators of Bastion and Transistor.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Hades
  • Heroes of the Storm

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    Multiplayer competitive MOBA, featuring famous characters from Starcraft, Diablo, Warcraft and other Blizzard games...

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Heroes of the Storm
  • Hollow Knight

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    An atmospheric Metroidvania set in a decaying world.

  • Kenshi

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    Survive in a harsh world filled with cannibals, slavers and other perils, or assemble a team and carve a portion of this land for yourself.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Kenshi
  • Kerbal Space Program

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    Dreaming of leading your own Space Program? This game has you covered!

  • Killing Floor 2

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    Team up with your friends to survive wave after wave of gruesome zombies; unless you'd rather play the zeds.

  • Kingdoms and Castles

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    Build your medieval kingdom from a humble hamlet, overcoming rough winters, Viking raids and dragon attacks along the way.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Kingdoms and Castles
  • Littlewood

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    The epic battle raged, you at the forefront, but you saved the day and now's time to settle down and rebuild in a quiet little village.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Littlewood
  • MechWarrior Online

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    Free-To-Play team-based combat game where everyone pilots giant robots.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running MechWarrior Online
  • Minit

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    An adventure game with 1bit graphics where the protagonist respawns endlessly, but only lives at most 1 minute until he breaks the curse.

  • Mordhau

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    With a focus on multiplayer melee, customization of armour, weapon and fighting style Mordeau simulates medieval battles, from duels to massive 64-player battles.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Mordhau
  • MotoGP 19

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    Featuring official Championship riders from 2019 and past years, this edition of MotoGP features advanced AI and historical challenges.

  • Outer Wilds

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    With the local star about to go supernova, you find yourself stuck in a time loop in an unknowingly doomed system. Manage your time right and investigate the clues, and you might find a way out of this predicament.

  • Oxygen Not Included

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    Can you keep your colony of space miners alive, happy and productive?

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Oxygen Not Included
  • Paladins, Champions of the Realm

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    Free-to-Play competitive game of point capturing and payload delivering with a unique collectible ability system to customize your character.

  • Path of Exile: Delve

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    Free-to-Play multiplayer Action RPG.

  • Pathfinder: Kingmaker

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    A CRPG inspired by the classics like Baldur's Gate, this game uses the rules and world of Pathfinder 3.5 for a rich story-driven adventure.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Pathfinder: Kingmaker
  • Planet Coaster

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    Build your own Coaster Park Empire in this new coaster simulator.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Planet Coaster
  • Rebel Galaxy

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    Explore the galaxy and engage broadside combat with space pirates... unless you prefer to join them.

  • RimWorld

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    This space colony simulator with an AI storyteller. Try to keep your colony together through the hardship and adversity.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running RimWorld
  • Rising Storm 2: Vietnam

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    For the hardcore competitive FPS player. This Vietnam War-themed game features massive 64 players battles on huge maps dotted with multiple objectives for you to take or defend.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Rising Storm 2: Vietnam
  • Rocket League

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    What if race cars played soccer? Give it a try yourself in this hit multiplayer game.

  • Skellboy

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    As a cute, pixelated skeleton, save the kingdom from an undead horde, swapping gear and body parts with you fallen foes along the way.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Skellboy
  • SMITE

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    Hop into the arena of the gods.

  • Space Engineers

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    A sandbox game where you get to build space crafts, mine asteroids and discover new planets, alone or with your friends.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Space Engineers
  • Squad

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    With a focus on realism and large-scale combined arms combat, Squad is a game about communication and teamwork.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Squad
  • Starbound

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    A side-scrolling sandbox where you explore strange planets, overcome their hazards and exploit their resources in order to move on to better worlds.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Starbound
  • Steel Division 2

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    Set in WW2's Eastern Front, this military simulation lets you manage your army turn-by-turn, and fight your battles in real-time.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Steel Division 2
  • Stellaris

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    Space-themed grand strategy game

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Stellaris
  • Subnautica

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    Stranded on a water-based alien planet, you have to explore, scavenge, build shelter, and attempt to stay healthy to survive.

  • Subnautica: Below Zero

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    A new chapter in the Subnautica story; this stand-alone expansion opens up the polar region of gorgeous Planet 4546B where more mysteries await.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Subnautica: Below Zero
  • Sunless Skies

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    This gothic horror rogue-like puts you at the helm of a flying steam locomotive as you travel the skies.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Sunless Skies
  • They Are Billions

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    Can you defend your steampunk colony against literally billions of zombies? This real-time strategy game will help you test that theory.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running They Are Billions
  • Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales

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    Combining the card-based strategy of Gwent with a compelling RPG and rich story-telling, this game set in the Witcher Universe has you taking critical decisions and managing your troops in preparation for the upcoming invasion.

  • Totally Accurate Battle Simulator

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    This goofy physics-based strategy game pits two armies against each other, with some units inspired by history, others... not so much.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Totally Accurate Battle Simulator
  • Tropico 6

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    Lead your archipelago as its dict... erm I mean beloved leader.

  • Two Point Hospital

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    Think you can run a hospital? What if patients suffer from wacky illnesses like denim genes or cubism?

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running Two Point Hospital
  • Undertale

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    Classic RPG game with a modern twist; famous for its pacifist options.

  • Warframe

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    A free-to-play cooperative game where you play alien "space ninjas".

  • Warhammer: Vermintide 2

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    A collaborative melee action game set in the Warhammer universe.

  • World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth

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    The latest installment of the legendary Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth
  • World of Warships

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    Take command of historical warships and engage in epic fleet-vs.-fleet combat.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running World of Warships
  • World War Z

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    Based on the movie of the same name, this game has you team up to survive an impressive undead horde as level-wide bosses.

  • X4: Foundations

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    A massive Space simulation sandbox set in the X universe allowing you to play it as you want and have a sizeable impact its vast world.

    Sorry, could not find a console capable of running X4: Foundations

Triple-A Video Games