2009 is an exciting year for anybody that loves playing video games. A lot of great games came out in the beautiful year of 2009.
Video games like Batman: Arkham, Call of Duty, Assasin’s Creed ii, New super Mario Bros, Bayonetta, Resident Evil, Fight Night round 4, Wolfenstein, Wii Sports Resort, Grand Theft Auto, and so many other captivating video games blessed our screen in the beautiful year of 2009.
Furthermore, I have decided to write about some of the blockbuster 2009 video games, not in any order.
So enough of preambles, let us dive into some of the best 2009 video games.
1. Batman: Arkham Asylum
Platforms: Playstation 3, Xbox 360, Windows, Mac OS X, Xbox One, Playstation 4
Batman: Arkham Asylum is an adventure video game of 2009. Rocksteady develops it. This game changed so many people believe that it is impossible to make a superhero game that is not terrible.
Since we knew that games based on superheroes were notorious for giving a sub-par performance, Arkham Asylum changed this general notion on superheroes games.
Furthermore, the game storyline is about the joker, who is Batman’s Arch enemy, who instigate plots of bringing down and seizing the control of Arkham Asylum.
He succeeded in trapping Batman inside with many of his foes, then started threatening the beautiful city of Gotham city with a Hidden bomb.
Furthermore, The joker lets loose all the asylum bad guys forcing Batman to fight some of this badass.
In addition, Batman has access to several gadgets that he can use to fight his enemy, fighting his enemy with brute strength, gliding through with his cape from one part of the asylum to another.
In conclusion, Arkham Asylum is a game where gamers will have to live out of the game fantasy. This beautiful game of 2009 remains one of the most compelling batman entertainment experiences out there.
2. Call of duty: Modern Warfare 2
Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Playstation 3, Xbox 360, Playstation 4, Xbox One, macOS.
Call of duty: Modern Warfare 2 is a first-person shooter video game developed by infinity ward. The 2009 video game is the sixth installment of the Call of Duty series. This series brings the horror of modern war with terrifying authenticity.
The story of this game features a particular unit commanded by captain Soap MacTavish as they hunt for the leader of the Russian ultranationalist party Vladimir Makarov. The game involves the player engaging in fast-paced gunfights against enemy combatants.
Furthermore, as a player, you have to control a soldier who can perform several jumps and sprints. The game features several traditional guns, including assault rifles, shotguns, and sniper rifles.
In addition, don’t expect to be given a sniper at the beginning of the game; the player will only be given a specific gun at the beginning of each level.
Despite some criticism, the game was a successful all-rounder; the game sold 4.7 million copies in North America and the United Kingdom within 24 hours of its release.
3. Assassin’s Creed II
Platforms: Playstation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Playstation 4, Xbox One.
Assassin’s creed ii is a 2009 action-adventure video game. Ubisoft developed and published the game. The player will directly control the on-screen character through a third-person perspective.
Furthermore, the good thing about this video game is that the game takes place in an open world where the player can roam freely within the region of Italy.
Half the fun of this game is exploring the cities, scaling up to the top of the buildings. The player Assassin is armed with knives to fight the enemy. He can also disarm enemies and use their weapons to fight them.
Assassin creed is a top-rated and exciting game that I will advise you to try out and have some fun playing the creed.
4. Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Platforms: Playstation 3
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves is an action-adventure game published by Sony Computer Entertainment. This 2009 uncharted game is the second game in the uncharted series.
Have you seen this game? Common, this 2009 video game uncharted ii blurs the line between a video game and a movie; it smashes it. Furthermore, looking closely at the video game, this game might be the best video game ever.
Furthermore, the intense fighting and Immaculate graphics help tell the game’s story. Nathan Drake chases a Marco Polo lost treasure.
We already know we are in for something extraordinary from the first scene with Nathan dangling over a wretched train. Nathan can jump, climb and he has two firearms and grenades.
Also, the player is required to solve some puzzles as the game continues with a drake journal which provides a clue to the mystery.
In conclusion, this game receives the game of the year accolades from numerous publications and award events. The video game was a success for the producer selling over 6 million copies worldwide.
5. New Super Mario Bros
Platforms: Wii, Nvidia Shield TV
New Super Mario Bros is a scrolling platform video game developed by Nintendo. Like the other side-scrolling game produced by this company, the player controls Mario as he travels across the world to fight henchmen to rescue the princess. This video game also has a multiplayer capacity.
New super Mario bros was a success commercially. Wii needed the series to be so successful, and they achieved their aim and restored the company’s hope after some series of losses.
The game receives praise for its multiplayer aspect. The video game receives several awards and honors, including the 2009 spike video games awards.
This video is also the 4th best-selling game for the Wii when putting this article together.
6. Resident Evil 5
Platforms: PS 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Shield Android TV, PS 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch
Resident Evil 5 is a third-person shooter video game developed and published by Capcom.
In this game, the zombies move so slow that they are straightforward to pick out with a shotgun. The scary part of the game is that it can get tricky when surrounded by these zombies and are out of ammo.
Furthermore, this game can keep you always wanting to play more; it keeps you on the edge of your seat as it alternates between zombies massacres and what I call a deep plot that you have to unravel little by little.
However, this video game is a combination of shooting and solving puzzles. Besides dealing with zombies, you also have to be very careful with crocodiles, gigantic creatures that look like worms, and motorcycle-riding zombies. Zombies riding motorcycles is entertaining.
In conclusion, This movie is one of the best-selling resident evil. The game also receives a positive reception upon release, selling 12.6 million units as of writing this video game of 2009 article.
7. Bayonetta 2
Platforms: Playstation 4, Xbox 360, Wii U, Microsoft Windows, Playstation 3, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One
Bayonetta is an action-adventure game series. Created by Hideki Kamiya and published by Platinum Games. Bayonetta is a single-player, third-person action game.
The player control Bayonetta. Bayonetta is a lady witch can perform long-ranged attacks on her enemy, and she can select multiple weapons at her disposal to damage her enemy.
Furthermore, the player can use witch time, which activates anytime she dodges an attack. This witch time temporarily allows her to have more speed, causing her enemy to move in slow motion, allowing Bayonetta to inflict maximum damage on her enemy before the enemy can react.
Furthermore, Bayonetta can use her enemy weapon. In this 2009 video game, five difficulty levels were created: Easy, easy, normal, challenging, and Non-stop infinite climax.
In addition, upon release, the game received lots of positive reviews for its combat, presentation, and soundtrack. Bayonetta as a video game also won several awards and sold over a million units worldwide by 2010.
8. Brutal Legend
Platforms: Playstation 3, Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, OS X, Linux
Brutal Legend is an action-adventure video game. Published by Electronic Arts. The game features the character of Eddie Riggs, who becomes the world savior.
Eddi will lead humans against a range of supernatural overlords using battle-ax and his magical flying V guitar that can tap into the magical powers of the world.
Furthermore, the game features heavy metal musicians such as Lemmy Kilmister, Rob Halford, Lita Ford, and Ozzy Osbourne.
9. Borderlands 2
Platforms: Windows, Playstation 3, Xbox 360, macOS, Playstation Vita, Linux, Playstation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Android
Borderlands 2 is a 2009 video game, and a video game is a first-person shooter game developed by Gearbox Software. The story is about vault hunters who must collaborate with the crimson Raiders.
A resistance group made up of civilian survivors. These two groups allied to defeat Handsome Jack before he could unlock the power of a new vault.
Furthermore, after being released, the game received several positive reviews, praising the game’s visuals, story, writing, and gameplay.
Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Playstation 4, Xbox One
The prototype is an open-world adventure video game. This 2009 video game is a game developed by Radical Entertainment and published by Activision.
Furthermore, the game features Alex Mercer, who must stop an outbreak of Blacklist, A plague that changes an affected one into a violent monster.
The game recorded commercial success. Critics praised the game’s originality and engaging gameplay.