What are the best games for nerds?

asked by Darian Magcalas Lee
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    #1Diablo III

    Diablo III

    Diablo III is an online action game by Blizzard Entertainment and the 3rd installment in Diablo franchise. There are seven characters in the game that you can choose from, the goal is to defeat the lord of the dark.

    Games

    Windows, Mac

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    Olivia Hernandez
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "THIS IS AN AWESOME GAME FOR ANYONE"
  2. 17

    #2World of Warcraft

    World of Warcraft
    World of Warcraft is an MMORPG released by Blizzard Entertainment on November 23, 2004. Choose your faction between the Alliance and the Horde, build up your chosen character class, and prepare to battle it out in the war-torn world of Azeroth.
    Games

    Windows, Mac

    Check price

    Denise Pearson
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "Not my type of game, but I downloaded it to my tablet for my grandson and he loves it. Can't keep him off of it!"
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    #3League of Legends

    League of Legends

    League of Legends is a real-time strategy multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game for Windows and Mac computers. It was developed by Riot Games and was first released on October 27, 2009.

    Games

    Windows, Mac

    Free

    Grace Hernandez
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "Although this is a free game, I am just not into these kind of games of battle. Just doesn't interest me at all. Maybe for more of a "nerdy" person into these kinds of things.."
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    #4Hearthstone

    Hearthstone

    Hearthstone is a card game available for different platforms like Android, iOS, Mac, and Windows. Players can collect cards, prepare your deck, and battle it out with other players. This card-based game is set in the Warcraft universe. 

    Games

    Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Kindle Fire

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Tyler Wilson
    Written on May 5, 2018
    "As a nerd who loves card games and strategy this is right up my alley. The mechanics are smooth and the game play is fun, and they keep rotating in new sets so it doesn't get boring. "
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    #5Heroes of the Storm

    Heroes of the Storm
    Heroes of the Storm is a multiplayer online battle arena video game developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment that is readily available for Windows, Mac, and Linux. The user can use micropayments to purchase other characters.
    Games

    Windows, Mac

    Free

    Phillip Davidson
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "This is such a treat for gamers. Characters from various beloved games come together to do fun battle. The graphics and sound are excellent, and there are a wide variety of customization options. Anyone can enjoy it, but nerds will love it. "
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    #6Catan

    Catan

    Catan is a board game where 4 players compete against each other to see which one can build the longest roads, the most settlements, and the bigger armies. Trade your resources wisely to build cities and roads to beat enemies.

    Games

    Android, iOS, Amazon

    $4.99- with in-app purchases

    Katherine Wilson
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "My nerdy teenage son loves this game! It's not a brainless like game, but an engaging game that you must think about!"
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    #7Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos

    Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos

    Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos is a real-time strategy video game for Windows and Macintosh computers. It was developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment and was first released on July 3, 2002.

    Games

    Windows, Mac

    $11.62

    Eugene Day
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "Blizzard was wise not to change a good user interface in this game. If you know how to play Star Craft, you will pick this game up in a matter of minutes. High level of replayability. Overall, it's the best game I've in a long time. I'm still playing it now, over and over. "
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    #8Yu-Gi-Oh: Duel Generation

    Yu-Gi-Oh: Duel Generation
    Yu-Gi-Oh: Duel Generation is based on the characters from the popular anime and allows you to play against other players from around the world. Collect and trade cards that represent monsters, spells, traps that will help you to build your winning deck among 6000 cards to choose and collect from.
    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Yuan Ma
    Written on May 5, 2018
    "This game is incredibly fun really like dueling all of the characters, however getting cards is so bothersome. I decided to buy Six samurai because it was so difficult but now when I play online nobody has challenging deck"
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    #9Minecraft

    Minecraft

    Minecraft is a sandbox video game developed by Mojang and Markus Persson. Released in 2009, this game became the best-selling computer game with over 29 million copies sold worldwide. Available on various platforms.

    Games

    Windows, Android, iOS, Nintendo 3DS , Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PS Vita, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4

    $26.95

    Jacqueline Morgan
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "Minecraft is a good game. It makes me be creative. I can play it with my friends and build cities, etc. I highly recommend for you to download it."
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    #10PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

    PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

    PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) is a competitive survival shooter game developed by Tencent International Limited. Players must fight to locate weapons and supplies in a massive 8x8 km island to be the lone survivor.

    Games

    Windows, Android, iOS

    Free

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    #11Dota 2

    Dota 2

    Dota 2 is a free-to-play multiplayer online strategic action battle arena game developed and published by Valve in 2013. It has a pool of more than a hundred heroes that all ten players of a match can pick for free.

    Games

    Web, Windows, Mac

    Free

    Jonathan Cole
    Written on May 2, 2018
    "Great game that is highly addictive. Hours os fun with lots of action."
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    #12SMITE

    SMITE
    Smite is a free-to-play multiplayer online battle arena created by Hi-Rez Studios. It was released in 2014 and has different multiplayer modes. It has become an eSport and hosts the annual Smite World Championship.
    Games

    PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One, Online

    Free

    Teresa Stephens
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "SMITE is an awesome game that includes Greek and Chinese empires fighting. The graphics are pretty cool too."

Summary

Best What are the best games for nerds
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Diablo IIIGames 22 Paid
2World of WarcraftGames 17 Paid
3League of LegendsGames 16 Free
4HearthstoneGames 15 Free
5Heroes of the StormGames 13 Free
6CatanGames 11 Paid
7Warcraft III: Reign of ChaosGames 10 Paid
8Yu-Gi-Oh: Duel GenerationGames 8 Free
9MinecraftGames 6 Paid
10PlayerUnknown's BattlegroundsGames 4 Free
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