- The number one antidote we recommend in case of boredom: PC Games. Try any one of them, and you'll see how easily time flies by.
- It's really hard to rank games since there are many different genres available and, of course, personal preferences. We tried introducing a variety of styles in our list.
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If you’re looking for a new game to play but can’t decide on which one to grab, we’ll give you a helping hand. In this article, we’re going to list a series of random games to play when you’re bored.
Random games to play on your computer
1. World of Tanks
A strategic shooter focused on tanks – this massively multiplayer online game has been around for many years and has kept evolving and improving. The latest versions have received massive improvements in the graphics department.
You wouldn’t even recognize the current version if you compare it with some of the older version released a couple of years ago.
If you played the game before, give it a try now. If you’ve only heard of it, there isn’t a better moment like the present.
World of Tanks
A good and fun multiplayer game especially if you are interested in war games, a bit of history, and, of course, tanks.
2. Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition
This games challenges players to take on the role of Grayson Hunt, a man torn between two hard choices: survival or revenge. Grayson is an exiled member of the elite assassin group Dead Echo and find himself stranded together with his crew. He must make a tough choice: confront the commander behind his betrayal or get his team off the planet alive.
Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition allows players to execute masterful kills and use a unique combat system that rewards them for performing the most creative and deadly kills imaginable. You can engage in single-player campaigns, one of 30 competitive score-challenge levels, or 12 co-operative multiplayer maps.
Yooka-Laylee is an all-new open-world platformer that allows players to explore huge, beautiful worlds. In this epic adventure, the game’s heroes will tackle a huge variety of puzzles and challenges in their search for Pagies, golden bounties that unlocks new worlds.
Players have a high degree of liberty and control in this game. They can purchase and unlock moves, expand their favourite worlds into even larger, more complex playgrounds, and customise their playstyle. Yooka-Laylee offers a unique experience for each and every gamer.
4. Impact Winter
Do you have what it takes to survive in a cold, winter environment for 30 days until help arrives? Impact Winter challenges players to take on the role of Jacob Solomon, the leader of a makeshift team trying to survive after a devastating asteroid collision.
Your main task is to lead your team to survival, coordinate the survivors, and keep up their morale. Provide for your team and unite their skills in a freezing struggle for life.
5. Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series delivers a brand new story starring Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket, and Groot in which they discover a very powerful artifact. Each of them wants to get their hands on it — but so does a ruthless enemy who is the last of her kind. Think twice before your act and react, because your decisions and actions will influence the story you experience.
6. Syberia 3
Syberia 3 takes players to an enchanting and mysterious universe. After abandoning the island, Kate is found dying on the edge of a river by the nomadic Youkole tribe. They remain stuck in Valsembor village and must find a way to continue their journey. Staying in one place for too long is dangerous both for the tribe and for Kate. Ruthless enemies are coming after the Youkole tribe while Kate’s past catches up with her.
7. Dragon Quest Heroes 2
Dragon Quest Heroes 2 is a hack-and-slash RPG that bestows a very important mission upon players: restore order to a once peaceful world invaded by monsters. Gamers can join forces in teams of up to 4 players and cooperate to defeat a vicious threat.
The game offers a bevy of playable characters, each with unique moves and abilities. You’ll recognize a series of familiar faces from the Dragon Quest series and four brand new heroes.
8. Outlast 2
If you’ve already played Outlast, we’re sure you’ll hit the buy button for Outlast 2 as well. Outlast 2 is set in the same universe as the first game, but features different characters and a different setting.
The game is a twisted new journey into the depths of the human mind where nothing is ever black or white. At the end, only time will tell who was right and who was wrong, good and evil. Outlast 2’s developers promise you that this game will test your faith, pushing you to a place where going mad is the only sane thing to do.
9. Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3
Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 challenges players to go behind enemy lines and accomplish difficult missions across an unforgiving open world. You can choose to play as one of the following four characters:
- Play as a Sniper and engage your targets from the long range.
- Play as a Ghost and eliminate your enemies silently using a broad variety of impressive takedowns.
- Play as a Warrior if you prefer to fully dive in the middle of the action. You can choose your favorite weapon from a wide array of assault rifles, shotguns, machine guns and even explosives.
- Play as all three: You are an American sniper dropped behind enemy lines in Georgia, where warlords have taken over part of the area. Your mission is to prevent the entire country from collapsing into chaos.
10. What Remains of Edith Finch
What Remains of Edith Finch is a collection of strange tales about a mysterious family. Players take on the role of Edith, a woman who explores her family history and tries to figure out why she’s the last one left alive. Each story you uncover offers you more information about the life of various family members and ends with that family member’s death.
Pinstripe is the result of a one-man team’s work over the course of five years and is an emotionally charged adventure through Hell. You’ll play as Teddy, a man who ventures through the frozen afterlife in search of his three-year-old daughter and her perverse kidnapper. As you progress through the game, you’ll discover dark secrets of Teddy’s past and confront his demonic nemesis, Mr. Pinstripe.
You can buy Pinstripe from Steam.
12. Expeditions: Viking
This game sends you back in history to 790 AD and puts you in the role of a chieftain of a small band of Norse warriors who land on the shores of England. If you want to carve your name into the runestones of history, you’ll need great strength and wealth to grow your village’s prosperity. From there, you can lead your tribe to victory!
13. Conan Exiles
Conan Exiles is one of the hottest games of the moment. As its title suggests, this open-world survival game is set in the land of Conan the Barbarian. As a player, you need to do everything you can to survive in a vast and harsh world, build your own home and kingdom, and dominate your enemies. Have you got what it takes to stay alive?
PlayerUnknown’s Battleground is definitely the most popular game release of 2018. The title has millions of active players who are fighting to stay alive. This survival game is perhaps the best creation of its kind and the huge player base confirms it.
PUBG pits 100 players against each other in a struggle for survival. You need to outwit your opponents to become the last person standing.
These are the most interesting random games that came to our mind. Have you decided which one to buy?
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in March 2017 and has been since completely revamped and updated in June 2020 for freshness, accuracy, and comprehensiveness.