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8 PC Sandbox Games that Let You Wander Their World

Ron Whitaker | 8 Jan 2016 20:00
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While there are plenty of games that qualify as open-world or sandbox titles, there is a far smaller number of really great ones. Those games that reach that distinction get there for a variety of reasons. Maybe their open world is very immersive, or maybe they overwhelm you with the freedom they offer. Whatever the reason, these eight games are some of the most solid examples of the popular genre.

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Batman: Arkham City

Batman: Arkham Asylum revived Batman as a video game character, but it wasn't until Arkham City came along that gamers got a chance to really experience life under the cowl. City eschewed the closed-in grounds of the Asylum, opting to toss players into the wide open expanses of Gotham City. You'll patrol the city, protecting innocents and beating up bad guys, all while the story progresses around you. It's a great experience, and easily the closest most of us will ever come to being Batman.

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