Top 5 computer games by Ukrainian developers05 December 2018
Ukrainian developers have repeatedly made their names worldwide, designing computer games with incredible plots and spectacular graphics. We will tell you about 5 best games by Ukrainian developers, which will allow none of gamers to stay indifferent.
A series of the S.T.A.L.K.E.R first person shooters was designed by specialists from Ukraine-based GSC Game World. S.T..L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl was released on March 20, 2017. Two additions in terms of independent games, S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky and S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat, were launched in August 2008 and October 2009. A game for mobile devices, S.T.A.L.K.E.R: Mobile, was issued in December 2007.
Events of the legendary game happen in the alternative world. Actions take place in Ukraine, near the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. According to the plot, the exclusion zone underwent the abnormal impact. Afterwards, it became full of artifacts and mutants. All these make gamers immerse themselves into the weird world of Pripyat that has been sparking interests of both Ukrainian citizens and foreigners over the years.
Especially atmospheric S.T.A.L.K.E.R has gained hearts of gamers from across the world. Therefore, a lot of players are looking forward to the release of S.T.A.L.K.E.R 2 scheduled for 2021.
Cossacks 3 real-time strategy game was launched on September 20, 2016. It was developed by GSC Game World. Cossacks 3 is a remake of the first part of Cossacks presented in 2001.
Actions of the historical strategy game take place in 17th-18th centuries. Gamers can enjoy five single historical campaigns. The game allows to build your own base, hire troops, and obtain various resources. There is also a multi-user mode where gamers’ detached forces fight with each other. Their goal is to defeat the enemy and destroy bases belonging to it.
Cossacks 3 features three-dimensional graphics and dynamic lighting. This differs it from the previous series games.
Cossacks 3 has become a blockbuster in its genre. It is still considered one of the best real-time strategy games.
Ukraine released the first person horror shooter designed by 4A Games on March 20, 2010.
The plot is based on the ‘Metro 2033’ book by Dmitry Glukhovsky. Actions are carried out in the territory of Russia’s capital, Moscow, mainly in the metro. Artyom, the video game’s main character, performs various missions, moving across dark metro stations and sometimes getting out of the subway.
Dipping into the Metro 2033 world, players will be able to talk to various characters and annihilate mutants.
Its special features include amazing graphics and unusual atmosphere helping gamers to enter the world of adventures taking place in the post-apocalyptic Moscow Metro.
А sequel of the video game called Metro: Last Light was introduced on May 17, 2013. Ukrainian developers are going to issue the third game of the Metro 2033 series – Metro Exodus – in February 2019.
Soldiers: Heroes of World War II
The series of action strategy video games, which plot develops during the World War II, is designed by the Best Way Ukrainian Company. The first game was launched in summer 2004.
Heroes of World War II impresses with its realistic environment. Unlike other strategic games, it unities elements of arcade, role-playing, and simulator games. Players should equally focus on both fighting enemies and battle preparations.
The game offers four campaigns. Each of them is dedicated to a certain period of the World War II.
The of 2018, Ukrainian developers have produced 13 games in this series. The latest one (Men of War: Assault Squad 2) was issued in 2016.
Cryostasis: Sleep of Reason
The survival horror game is developed by Action Forms. Cryostasis: Sleep of Reason was released on December 5, 2008.
The main character is Alexander Nesterov, a meteorologist who has accidentally landed on the atomic icebreaker getting lost on the ice of the Arctic Regions many years ago. Alexander has a knack for penetrating memories of died characters and changing their actions conducted shortly before their death. Using this ability, he should correct past mistakes of ship’s crew. It will allow to prevent captain’s death and shipwreck.
The game’s special feature is its bone-chilling atmosphere that sometimes makes gamers experience real fright.
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