While eagerly awaiting the blockbuster this year, remember ten years ago, the game village was equally exciting with the monuments that exist until now?
2020 can be said to be a fascinating year for the game village when a series of super products are expected to launch, such as The Last of Us Part II, Cyberpunk 2077, Doom Eternal, Final Fantasy VII Remake,…
However, did you know that 2010 was an equally exciting year to witness the new monument was born ten years ago?
Battlefield: Bad Company 2
Before the terrible influence of Call of Duty, Battlefield: Bad Company 2 still proves itself to have a foothold in the market of modern military FPS games. With the large-scale multiplayer, realistic graphics, and impressive environmental destruction mechanism, Bad Company 2 did not hesitate to confront the giant Call of Duty, paving the way for other heated fights between the two. FPS boss later.
After nearly ten years, Halo Reach is the last Halo game developed by Bungie before stopping cooperation with Microsoft to create Destiny. This is the previous Halo game for many fans before 343 Industries took over this legendary FPS series. Nearly ten years later, PC gamers have had the opportunity to experience Halo Reach through a unique game package called Halo Master Chief Collection on Steam.
In the middle of the blockbuster AAA budget game everywhere, an indie game called Limbo suddenly emerged as a phenomenon of the gaming village at that time. Possessing a graphic background and simple control mechanism, Limbo scored in the player’s eyes thanks to the vague and full hidden storylines, intelligent gameplay, and dark and scary atmosphere. The success above expectations paved the way for the Playdead studio to continue creating another super product, Inside.
Mass Effect 2
After a great success in 2009 with Dragon Age: Origins, Bioware continued to assert his name in the RPG genre with the blockbuster Mass Effect 2. In 2010, this game was rated exceptionally well by both professionals subject and community, said to be the pinnacle of the Mass Effect series, was also an immersive genre at the time. The adventure story that followed the journey of Captain Shepard and his team tried to fight the Reaper race again, making the gaming community admired it. Unfortunately, now Bioware cannot maintain its glory as it was in the past.
God of War III
Although the PS3 was officially launched in 2006, the 2007 God of War II was still on the PS2. It was not until 2010 with the 3rd version, this legendary guillotine series with the official foot on the PS3. With stunning graphics and tight guillotine gameplay, Kratos’ revenge against the gods ended in a more imposing way. But as we all know, this is not the end of Kratos’ journey. At least it was only ten years ago that God of War ended.
The year 2010 marked the rise of a young but talented studio, PlatinumGames, when it released two extremely high-quality titles, Bayonetta and Vanquish. In particular, to mention the hack-and-slash game Bayonetta. The game is considered the true spiritual sequel of Devil May Cry when it owns a cool and personality protagonist and crazy slashing gameplay. Also, from here, the reputation of PlatinumGames flew away, paving the way for the Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, Nier: Automata, and Astral Chain later. Of course, it cannot be missed the official version: Bayonetta 2 with the main character changed the style to an extremely short hair girl who is as playful as the original long hair.
Quantic Dream’s name exploded in 2010 when it launched Heavy Rain. Possessing a unique and novel gameplay mechanism, Heavy Rain was very well received by the PS3 gaming community. Heavy Rain’s success paved the way for other similar games to follow, such as Beyond: Two Souls. Until Dawn and Detroit: Become Human. Even Heavy Rain’s influence is so strong that a series of games not developed by Quantic Dream learn to follow this unique plot-driven style.
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty
Experiencing seven years of development, finally, in 2010, StarCraft’s legendary strategy game series officially came back with part 2. When officially launched, StarCraft II had awakened the PC game market when There was a lack of developers compared to the console at the time, and it helped keep the esports arena alive. Besides, a series of new details in Starcraft’s world is also added as Hybrid species and their creator. It can be said that Starcraft II, with three separate single-player sections, continues to adorn the Starcraft universe with more colors and fill the unresolved gaps. Now looking at Blizzard, it’s hard to imagine how this company has changed.
Red Dead Redemption
Many people believe that it is not GTA that Red Dead Redemption is the best game Rockstar has ever created. When it first launched, people used countless words when talking about this game. With the epic open-world gameplay and a unique storyline, Red Dead Redemption has achieved great success. It became a new giant in the open-world gaming genre, rivaling its GTA cousin so that after eight years, gamers will continue to adventure in the wild West in part 2.
Above is just one of many popular games of 2010. This year also has other big names like Metro 2033, Mafia II, Super Mario Galaxy 2, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, Darksiders, Fallout New Vegas,… In your opinion, in 2010, any other super products worth mentioning again? Let me know in the comments!