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Video Games Encyclopedia by Gamepressure.com

PC (Personal computer) - one of the most popular home platforms and the only one which doesn’t offer playing video games as its main purpose. PC was born in the 1970s, but it is impossible to give an exact moment of its birth or even a name of its creator. However, IBM is the one who gave computers their present shape, using, at the beginning of the 1980s, an idea of open architecture – which is today one of the most important differences between computers and consoles.

The foundations of PC as a gaming platform are currently systems of digital distribution of video games (Steam, Origin, Uplay) and MMO games that mostly work in f2p (free-to-play) model.

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Forza Motorsport 7 (PC)
Forza Motorsport 7 (PC)

Racing 03 October 2017

Another installment in the best-selling racing game series developed by Turn 10 in cooperation with Microsoft. In Forza Motorsport 7, the players can participate in races taking place on over 30 different tracks, while driving one of the 700 available licensed cars. All of the vehicles can be modified in terms of their performance and appearance. The driving physics implemented herein are neatly balanced between a simulation and arcade racing and should suit both racing veterans and beginners, who can use a number of available facilitations. Forza Motorsport 7 is one of the first games ever to exploit the full potential of Xbox One X, allowing the players to experience the 4K resolution at stable 60 frames per second. Apart from the free-to-play spinoff - Forza Motorsport 6: Apex - the seventh full-fledged installment is also the first in the series’ history to be released not only on consoles but also on PC. Windows 10.

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DiRT 4 (PC)
DiRT 4 (PC)

Racing 09 June 2017

Another installment in the popular series of racing games developed by Codemasters. The game expand the concepts its predecessors were based on, adding however, plenty of novelties at the same time. DiRT 4 offers over 50 cars and several kinds of championships - above all, rally events. Furthermore, the Landrush mode makes a re-appearance here, but also rallycross events were included, based on the FIA World Rallycross Championship license. The Joyride complements the game modes, offering various kinds of challenges for the player to enjoy. The Career is the most basic mode - the player creates their own driver, attracts sponsors and develops their team, which gradually gets more and more effective. Apart from that, the game brings a competition-based multiplayer component supervised by the RaceNet service, which makes it possible to organize on-line leagues and tournaments. What is completely new here, is the so-called "Your Stage", which is a special module that allows the player to create their own routes. DiRT 4 utilizes a modified and modernized version of the Ego engine, which is at the source of the game's high-quality visuals.

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Forza Horizon 3: The Blizzard Mountain (PC)
Forza Horizon 3: The Blizzard Mountain (PC)

Racing 13 December 2016

The first major expansion for the bestselling racing game, Forza Horizon 3, by Playground Games. The Blizzard Mountain takes us back to Australian roads and off-road tracks where yet another edition of the Horizon moto festival takes place. The most important element of the DLC comprises of fifty new events and challenges taking place in previously unavailable locations: on snow-covered mountain routes that, contrary to popular belief, can also be found in Australia. The game is enriched with three new gameplay modes: Hill Climb, Descent, and the eponymous Blizzard. The rich set of licensed cars from the vanilla game was expanded with seven new models, including a hidden one. All in-game vehicles can be equipped with winter tires that make driving in harsh, winter conditions significantly easier.

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Professional Offroad Transport Simulator (PC)
Professional Offroad Transport Simulator (PC)

Simulation 2018

A game by an independent studio dev4play; it is a simulator placing the player in control of specialist vehicles used for transportation of resources in rough terrain. The player drives off-road vehicles, trucks, as well as an excavator - one's task is to load the vehicle with rocks, water bottles or wood, and afterwards to transport the cargo to another location. The game includes two maps filled with narrow trails and forests. Nonetheless, the effort put in executing subsequent assignments earns the player benefits in the form of money, which can be spent on new machines or upgrades. Additionally, it is worth noticing, that Professional Offroad Transport Simulator fully supports modding.

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Crashday Redline Edition (PC)
Crashday Redline Edition (PC)

Racing 10 August 2017

A refreshed and extended version of 2006's Crashday, developed by the creators of the original version, the Moonbyte studio. The game offers twelve cars (urban vehicles, heavy off-road cars, and sport rides), and the player participates in insane and dynamic racing events taking place on 36 tracks filled with obstacles and jumps. Apart from the necessity to get familiar with each track, victory is achieved through making a good use of tools that can make it harder for the opponents, such as cannons or missile launchers. Collecting the power-ups scattered throughout the track is an important aspect as well, as they can instantly fix one's ride or refill the ammunition. Crashday offers seven kinds of championships, namely Race, Wrecking Match, Stunt Mode, Hold The Flag, Pass The Bomb, Bomb Run and Test Drive. These are complemented by a complex track editor (one can share tracks they have created with others via Steam Workshop), and a multiplayer mode, which gives an opportunity to compete against up to seven players. Those who prefer the singleplayer experience can launch the career mode, special challenges and single races. Compared with the original version, the game offers improved visuals. As in the original Crashday, competition gets intensified through listening to tracks by such musicians as Lowbuz, Peter Struck or Pencilcase.

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Absolute Drift: Zen Edition (PC)
Absolute Drift: Zen Edition (PC)

Racing 29 July 2015

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