The Witcher 3
Welcoming players to the vast and detailed world of Novigrad, The Witcher 3 is a visually stunning masterpiece. The sheer level of detail in the landscape, cities, and various monsters that are thrown at gamers look absolutely amazing. As could be expected, the game looks best on PC, but still, contends for first place amongst console titles.
Set in WWII, Battalion 1944 aims to make the most photo-realistic recreation of what it was like for soldiers on the battlefront. Even the finest of details get their attention here and will have you admiring the bushes and blades of grass rather than the enemy that just locked you in his sights.
At first glance, you may not quite realize the beauty of this game, but upon closer examination, you’ll notice the stunning level of detail in this steampunk themed world. Between wonderful up close and personal kill moves and towering Orwellian-era buildings, you’ll be quick to adopt the games “kill things and have fun” attitude.
Ashes of the Singularity
Take massive space battles with hundreds of ships on screen at a time and to top it off, make it visually impeccable. Ashes of Singularity will do just that, given you have the computer hardware to handle the level of stress these intense graphics will put on your system.
Star Wars: Battlefront
Getting involved in the Star Wars universe has never been so easy. EA succeeds in creating a beautiful world of extreme detail in Star Wars: Battlefront. Be it zipping through the forests of Endor on a speeder bike or battling AT-AT walkers at Hoth, players will genuinely feel like they are a part of the intense action.
Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn immerses players in a visually detailed and diverse world of aggressive machine creatures. You’ll quickly become lost in the lush scenery coupled with a compelling storyline. Vivid colors tie it all together to create a powerful display of how far graphics have come.
Commonly referred to as the computer killer, the Crysis series is notorious for pushing systems to their max. Sporting unrivaled particle effects that have the power to simply melt even the best PCs, Crysis 3 is an absolute joy to play and experience. Delve into the gorgeous post-apocalyptic environment while battling your way through modern landmarks.
Not known for its great racing mechanics, Project CARS delivers an okay gameplay experience that is easily forgotten by surreal visuals. Under the right circumstances in the game, it’s easy to forget what you’re seeing is actually a game and not real life.
Boasting graphics that are still hard to handle by some of the most modern gaming computer titans, ARMA 3 takes visuals and particle effects to the max. Turning the visibility to 25 kilometers will be enough to stress your system to its near breaking point, but the visual prowess is a reward well worth it.
Metro: Last Light Redux
Post-apocalyptic Russia never looked so amazing. You’ll be immediately taken in by this game’s detailed lighting effects while everything looks clean and crisp in 4k resolution. The combat spares no graphics and aims to bring out the best-looking weapons.
Star Citizen is still not fully released but has fans eagerly awaiting for the full effect of these jaw-dropping graphics. Take to space in this massive multiplayer titles and fly gorgeous ships and witness space battles that can just look too real to be true. If you ever wanted the realistic feel of being in space, here’s your chance.
Taking the gaming world by storm, Prey is a visual masterpiece. Bringing to life the eerie setting of being trapped on a space station with a hostile alien lifeform, the detailed environment and atmospherics truly set this title apart. It all comes together to make for some engrossing gameplay that will have you hooked.
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
This addition to the Resident Evil series is a true wonder to see and play. The team held back nothing when designing the Baker house, giving details to the smallest of features for added visual splendor. Drawing players into the filthy and downright creepy world of the Baker family make this game an absolute pleasure.
Few games can capture the glorious visuals that NieR Automata achieves during fast paced combat. It’s somewhat simplistic design and smooth 60fps gameplay all add to the graphical work put in by 2B. You can take on the robotic enemies of this unique world with full confidence that you’re in for a stunning visual treat.
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
Following up Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End which won the best looking game last year, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy looks to do it again. The visuals create a stunning replica of India’s backwaters and truly capture the essence along with detailed characters. Gamers will be in for an exciting experience with this next addition.
Whether you’re gunning down enemies or being blown away by a tank, the gorgeous graphics of Battlefield 1 will leave you awestruck. Dropping gamers into one of the most realistic shooters around, this title focuses on even the smallest of details to make sure the gameplay is as engrossing as possible.