While mobile games are the norm these days, nothing beats playing an actual video game on a PC. However, not all PC are equal - some are much weaker than others. In this article, we are going to list out the top 5 best PC games under 10GB that most machines could run smoothly. This list will be genre-based, with one game for each.

1 - Batman: Arkham Asylum (Action)

Size: 8GB

Batman: Arkham Asylum is an action-adventure game, viewed from the 3rd person perspective. Players step into the shoes of Batman, whose mission is to deal with an uprising in Gotham's main Prison/Mental Facility Arkham Asylum.

Batman: Arkham Asylum
Batman: Arkham Asylum gameplay

Gameplay involves puzzles and combats. The Puzzle aspect has Batman use his various gadgets to solve tasks, explore the game world and gather collectibles. The Combat aspect has the players chain two buttons Strike and Block to create chain combos. Boss fights are combinations of both puzzles and combat, with Batman using his gadgets to exploit the weakness of his opponents.

There are a lot of famous characters who have appeared in various Batman-based media - from the Joker to Harvey Dent "Two-Face" and even Mister Freeze. Overall, if you are a fan of the cartoon, movies or comics, you would find yourself right at home in Batman: Arkham Asylum.

2 - Warcraft 3: The Frozen Throne (RTS)

Size: 2GB

Warcraft 3 and its expansion are the best PC games under 10GB in the RTS genre. The game has such longevity that people are still playing it online in 2021. You can only get the original version by pirating.

In fact, with its modest size, Warcraft 3 is also highly recommended for 5GB RAM.

Warcraft 3
Warcraft 3 Gameplay

Warcraft 3 can be divided into 2 main components: Vanilla and Custom Maps. Vanilla consists of the game's long campaign (almost a hundred missions, in both the original game and the expansion), and the normal RTS maps. In vanilla, players usually take control of a base from one of the 4 races (human, night elf, undead, orc), gather resources, build an army and annihilate enemies.

Custom maps, on the other hand, are very different. It can be considered the actual main content in Warcraft 3. There are thousands of maps you could download and play - from tower defense, hero defense to custom campaigns and even RPGs. You can get thousands of hours of gameplay from this.

3 - Fallout New Vegas (RPG)

Size: 10GB

If you are looking for a worth-playing modern RPG under 10GB, Fallout New Vegas is probably the top pick. In this game, players would step into the shoes of the Courier, who's on a revenge quest across the desert of post-nuclear apocalypse Nevada.

Fallout: New Vegas
Fallout: New Vegas Gameplay

The storytelling and world-building aspect of FNV is probably the best part of the game. With the story and faction system, your decisions during quests would affect the destiny of the region and the ending you get. Not many RPG manages to get a good story with decisions and consequences.

Gameplay-wise, New Vegas is another heavy RPG, with more than 10 stats for players to juggle around, tons upon tons of perks, and hundred of main and side quests.

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4 - Saint Row: The Third (Adventure)

Size: 8GB

You can consider the Saint Row games a less serious parody of GTA, with identical gameplay and a vastly different set of arsenal and aesthetics. In Saint Row: The Third, players step into the shoes of the boss of a gang, whose mission is to clear out all rival gangs from the city.

Saint Row: The Third
Saint Row: The Third gameplay

Similar to GTA, the combat is in 3rd person, with players selecting guns from their weapon wheels. However, the weapons in Saint Row are much weirder. There are rocket launchers that shoot squid, grenades that contain fart, a purple dildo bat... and more. Players may use various vehicles to navigate the city, including cars, bikes, hover jets, and tank.

Most actions in the game give players money and reputation points. These resources are for purchasing various upgrades for both the player and their gang.

5 - Far Cry 2 (FPS)

Size: 6GB

Far Cry is an open-world game for low end PCs set in the desert of Africa, with the players going on a quest to assassinate a notorious arms dealer. It is a complete sandbox experience in which players can progress and complete the mission the way they want. From head-on assault or stealthy infiltrating and assassinations, the playstyles that you can pick are endless.

Far Cry 2
Far Cry 2 Gameplay

The best part of Far Cry 2 is probably its location. The whole thing takes place in a sprawling African landscape, with terrain ranging from desert to savannah to jungle. Various factions and vehicles are featured with enemies being human mercenaries.

There is a dynamic weather system that has a day-night cycle and different weather conditions such as storms and strong winds. The weather and time of day also affect the behavior of AIs.

This is the end of our list for the Best PC Games Under 10GB. Interested in more of our posts related to PC games? Please check out this article to find out more about the Top 5 Best Open World Games For 4GB RAM PC.