Straight Out Of The PC: Games You Can Actually Play in Real Life


You know how they say that “reality is better than fantasy”? It can sometimes be true. PC gaming has been a big part of our lives since time immemorial but actually living outside the game and playing the role can be a good break from the screen.

Below is a list of games that came straight out of the PC that you can try for yourself. Have fun and enjoy the outside reality!

Auto Racing

Forza Horizon 4, Driver: San Francisco, Dirt Rally, Assetto Corsa, Shift 2, Project Cars 2, or the classic Need For Speed, you name it. Auto Racing and PC Game Racing are games that just gets our adrenaline rushing and our hearts thumping and pounding.

According to the data collected by Statista, video game sales in the United States in 2017 were high with 6.4% of the total sales coming from racing games in that same year.

Why not actually try it in real life for a change? Find your local go-kart track and get racing! However, be sure you do not participate in illegal drag races, be a responsible gamer as well as a responsible racer.

Escape Room Games

Generally new in the amusement and entertainment arena, escape room games simulate PC escape games like Murder Escape, Morningstar, The Crimson Room and Baba Yaga.

According to Wikipedia’s definition, an escape game is “a physical adventure game in which players solve a series of puzzles and riddles using clues, hints, and strategy to complete the objectives at hand”.

These games are set for a limited time, generally, between 45 minutes to 1.5 hours. An escape game requires its players to break out  of a room or maze by strategically utilizing the available materials, puzzles, riddles and clues around them and using the same to complete the goals of the game: to solve the mysteries and escape.

Since its rise to popularity, escape Breakout Games have popped up almost everywhere in the country. Try searching online or asking your fellow PC gamer friends for good recommendations.

Laser Tag

Simulating a real life Counter Strike scenario, this game requires the use of strategic and tactical configuration in order to outwit your fellow competitors and win. Try laser tag to get a taste of a first-hand and actual experience of being in the world of Battlefield, Doom, Far Cry and Team Fortress.

Like most First Person Shooter (FPS) PC games, laser tag is a weapon-based, highly realistic combat game in which the player (you) plays the game in the first person perspective.

This highly competitive game makes use of guns equipped with infrared lasers that can be detected by infrared-sensitive vests worn by the players. It can be played indoors or outdoors, depending on the chosen venue.

Laser tag is a game that is popular with players of all ages. This game is a painless alternative to paintball because it mainly uses infrared-sensitive equipment and do not involve any physical ammo.

The indoor version of the game is especially child-friendly because most indoor laser tag venues prohibit the roughhousing and boisterous playing that is allowed in paintball arenas.

If you’re feeling more confident with your laser tag skills, you can even join the international championships for laser tag called the Zone Worlds Laser Tag Championships.

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