Ever wanted to jump into a video game because what you are looking in the screen is simply amazing and you want to experience it up close and personal? These kinds of feeling are very common to the insanely pretty graphics we come across daily on the screen during our playtime. Here are 10 games based on real life locations that not only offer a great gaming experience, but inspire you to travel also.
Pictured almost in the post apocalyptic surrounding, you must be wondering what is so inspiring about the real life locations featured in this game. Then, try to recall the part when the character of the game travels through places like Salt Lakes City, Boston and Pittsburgh. Even after the destroyed sceneries, the reality is pretty visible as you witness the virtual resemblance of the places like Massachusetts State House and the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge. Everything looks super stylish and green.
Delsin Rowe, the protagonist of the game, filled with super powers can take you on the trail of Seattle in the matter of minutes. As the makers of the game are from Seattle only, the references of the home land can be easily notice. With stunning display of visual effects, the games takes you to the Space Needle, Seattle Center Monorail, Mt. Rainier, Lincoln's Towing Pink Toe Truck and even the Gum Wall. The moment you play, you will feel like going into that zone and enjoy.
This sequel to Assassin’s Creed II, takes you on a journey of the city of Rome. Not particularly in looks, but even the layout displays the references. Designed by a renaissance scholar, even historically the visuals are accurate. Through your playing trail, you can visit several places including Colosseum and Capitoline Hill.
This world famous game includes six real life locations including Nice, Saint Martin and Castelletto. Visual effects with sunlight and water dazzle as you roar down the coastline in the vehicle of your choice. Another place that passes through the journey includes beautiful vineyards and lavender fields of Sisteron.
The makers of the games have put great efforts in research and execution of Hong Kong environment as the setup of the game to make it look more relatable. From recognizable skyscrapers like Bank of China Tower to the sounds of the street and the accents of the characters, it’s everything just like in Hong Kong. Have you been to Hong Kong yet? If not, Book your Hong Kong Holiday Package now with EaseMyTrip and avail the best offers.
This adventure filled game is set in the fictional country of Kyrat, but hugely inspired from Nepal and several other real life locations in the Himalayas. Glacier as you wander in the games you see yourself surrounded by the Glacier capped peaks, winding roads and various wildlife animals in the region.
In L.A. Noire, you get to play as an officer from the LAPD, solving crimes in the settings hugely influenced by film noir: Los Angeles in the 1940's. The familiarity of the setting is so much that it encourages you to just jump into virtual world and turns into a reality. Notable landmarks found in the world include Pershing Square, Los Angeles Public Library, Musso and Frank Grill, Roosevelt Hotel and the La Brea Tar Pits.
The representation of daily life and the city itself in the game is heavily inspired by the wonder destination of Paris. Seeing landmarks like Notre-Dame, the catacombs, Palace of Versailles, the Louvre and the Hotel de Ville will allure you to travel these places soon .And once you do visit Paris, you might even feel like you have seen and been here before.
Graphics and platforms have admittedly advanced since this game was launched. Yet, the ambience has always remained wanderlust inspiring. The sparkling lights of the Ocean Drive, the lively colors of the cars and clothing, the extensive mansions of Starfish Island and the clad of happening beachgoers, it all takes you to the vibrant feel of nothing but Miami. If Vice City does not make you nostalgic about the bygone era, it will at least make you desire to visit any beach soon.
The game takes you on the famous Chicago landmarks which have been imitated fairly realistically. Places like Millennium Park with Cloud Gate, the Chicago River, Willis Tower and the game's skyline bears huge similarities to the real attractions. Better yet, these nuances will surely inspire to give up your remote and travel to the wonderful destination of Chicago.