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Low Spec Video Games stand out for being accessible to most people because of low requirements to the devices to launch them. Most of these games have simplified graphics and low-resolution textures, and do not occupy a lot of space on the hard drive. The gameplay, however, can be complicated and provide the players with a massive amount of content to explore. Simplified graphics and animations allow the developers to implement unique in-game mechanics and stylized features for the players to unlock or purchase in the in-game shop.

Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura
Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura is a role-playing game developed by Troika Games and published by Sierra On-Line in 2001. The game takes place in a Victorian-era world where magic and technology coexist and the player assumes the role of a customizable character who must navigate various quests and challenges.

Sci-fi space survival horror with a huge open world and procedural generation of game content

Dungeon Lords

Classic third-person roleplaying game set in the fantasy universe

9th Dawn II

Indie open-world dungeon crawler RPG set in the dark fantasy universe


Indie 3D isometric RPG game set in the dark fantasy universe

Hollow Knight

2D action-adventure roguelike metroidvania with souls-like elements

SYNTHETIK: Legion Rising

Hardcore isometric roguelike shooter in sci-fi setting

Tales of Vesperia

Classic adventure Japanese Action RPG game set in the fantasy anime universe

Tales of Symphonia

Tales of Symphonia is an atmospheric Japanese RPG game made in anime-inspired style

Tales of Zestiria

Anime-inspired Japanese Action-RPG game with action combat system


Isometric old-school styled RPG with immersive nonlinear gameplay

Devil May Cry 4

Hack-and-slash action adventure game with intense and hardcore combat system

Devil May Cry 2

Continuation of the hack-and-slash action shooter game series Devil May Cry

Devil May Cry

First part of the famous hack and slash video game series Devil May Cry

Torchlight 2

Second instalment in the hack-and-slash action/RPG game series Torchlight

Torchlight 1

Old-school hack-and-slash action RPG game from the developers of Diablo

Dead Island

Survival cooperative RPG game in post-apocalyptic zombie setting

Age of Pirates 2: City of Abandoned Ships

A pirate-themeted action RPG game developed by Akella

ArcaniA: Gothic 4

Spin-off of the original CRPG series of dark fantasy games Gothic

Gothic 3

Third part of the famous open-world CRPG in the unique dark fantasy setting


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Low Spec Video Games have small, simple worlds and low-resolution textures, and the core aspects of these projects are not the visual quality of the characters and objects in the virtual worlds, but the gameplay features and the quality of the content. The games provide a broad range of activities, the main storyline and other challenges to experience. You can participate in single-player and multiplayer modes, and some of the gameplay aspects may be different in each of them.

Low Spec Video Games provide numerous customization options of graphics, and they can change control settings and other in-game features. In some cases, it's possible to change the visual outlook of their characters; however, only a few changes are available due to graphical limitations. You change multiple gameplay aspects, such as character class, equipment and other features. You can also participate in diverse activities that suit your playstyle and skip others. That way, both casual and hardcore players can find suitable objectives to enjoy the games. Multiplayer functions also add more depth to the gameplay, and the most skilled players can compete against each other in numerous modes available.

Best Low Spec Video Games

  • The Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind features a massive explorable world that uses low-resolution textures. You may interact with various creatures and participate in the main storyline of the game.
  • Terraria is a sandbox game that allows the players to modify the environment and create custom objects, along with developing their characters and their abilities and equipment. You can interact with other players and participate in numerous objectives.
  • Darkest Dungeon is a turn-based game where the players explore numerous dungeons and face different opponents to obtain better equipment and experience. The game features low-resolution graphics and unique stylistics.