Best sandbox games
As kids, we lived a world which we could manipulate. We would create anything which brought happiness to us or that we wanted. What a wonderful world that is. The concept of a sandbox which kids use to play and mould whatever makes them happy has been adapted greatly to what are now sandbox video games.
Sandbox games have increasingly become popular because of the need to incorporate, gamers’ ideas, creativity and innovation. There are many sandbox games but the best are characterized by the ability of the game to give you the needed resources as well as the ability to use the resources creatively in an open game.
The amount of freedom is necessary to determine the extend that a gamer can manipulate and thus, benefit from gaming.
Here are some of the best sandbox games :
Minecraft is one of the most popular sandbox games. It has sold over 8 million copies and still more copies are being purchased. In Minecraft, you construct buildings in a randomly generated world made of cubes. You are supposed to gather the necessary resources and crafts use them to explore and combat alien creatures to survive.
You are free to do anything. This means that throughout the whole game, there is no set objective for you to accomplish, instead you set your own objectives. You use your intellect and creativity to explore and survive. If you limit your imagination, there are chances that you will not be able to fully exploit the open world in Minecraft.
On the first day, you work for a few minutes before night falls and enemies attack. What you do in the first five minutes of gameplay will determine how well you’ll be able to survive. Minecraft has no limit to your imagination; you can build your own house out of whatever material you wish. You can make weapons and armor to help protect yourself from mobs. You can make contraptions with the form of electricity known as redstone to kill other players in multi-player to an automated farm.
Saint’s Row: The Third
The first two series give you the ability and freedom to run around naked killing opponents with a cannon. The world is composed of a large city with many different missions. You may choose to don different clothes if you choose from such as a baby shark hat making you kind of alien as you go through your mission.
The third series sums all the pleasure and freedom of a sandbox game. You complete your mission dressed like a clown, making it not only comical but the mission becomes completely absurd.
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA)
It’s one of the most popular sandbox games. It is an action adventure where a gamer controls three criminals who go committing crimes and heists while under pressure from a government agency. They roam all places in the world which is a setting of San Andreas.
The Grand Theft Auto story is centered on the heist sequences, and many of the missions involve shooting and driving gameplay. The criminal activities may incite a response from law enforcement agencies, measured by a “wanted” system that governs the aggression of their response. This is a must play addictive game.
Choose what you need to use or do, from magic or pistols, swords or hammers, skills or strength, male or female, good or evil, but the bottom-line you will need to exert revenge on your enemies.
The world is composed of cities to explore and a host of hidden feathers and glyphs to find, this new world can be challenging to survive. As you advance, the new challenges are met that will constantly throw new things at you.
The player’s companion is a dog which the player befriends as a child. This dog follows the player throughout the game. The dog can learn tricks, fight enemies and find treasure, and lead the way to quest objectives, although the player is required to do so most of the time. It can also aid in combat situations by attacking downed enemies. The dog cannot be killed, but can become injured and ineffective, requiring healing by the player.