PC game programs: The best programs dedicated to PC games.
Steam is the most popular online video game store which allows you to buy the latest generation of computer games at cheaper prices than the boxed versions through digital delivery. This means that games are not sent by post but downloaded directly to the user’s computer in real time (as if they were programs). The service was developed by Valve and is available for both Windows and Mac PCs. A version for the free Linux operating system will be coming soon. Download from here.
Daemon Tools Lite
Many games require the insertion of a CD / DVD inside the computer in order to function. Daemon Tools Lite eliminate this boredom by making it possible uploading ISO image files (not just games) on virtual drives that simulate the presence of diskettes inside the PC. The program is completely in Italian and supports all the main image file formats. A paid version with additional features is also available, but for the simple execution of the games the features of the free one are enough. Download from here.
When downloading games from the Internet, they are often distributed as CD and DVD image files (eg ISO, NRG, BIN, etc.). ImgBurn is one of the best free burning programs which allows you to burn all major CD and DVD image file formats quickly and easily. It also includes other advanced features, such as creating image files from existing CD / DVDs and burning data discs. It is in Italian, but to activate the translation you need to download the language file separately and set Italian in the options. Download from here.
Construct 2 is a free program for Windows that allows you to create games in HTML5 format in an extremely simple way (by drag-and-drop) even to those who do not have advanced knowledge in the field of video game development. The games made with Construct 2 are playable via browser without installing any program or external plug-in on the PC. On the official website of the software there are numerous tutorials and examples of the games that can be created, in this way it is possible to immediately realize the high potential of such a solution. Download from here.
As its name suggests quite easily, Game Booster is a free program that allows you to maximize Windows performance for running games. This means that in a few simple clicks it is possible to free up RAM and other PC resources before launching a game, in order to avoid lag, clicks and various malfunctions. Of course it doesn’t work miracles, but in cases where the system is not very responsive because of the memory occupied by unnecessary data, it works very well. Download from here.
Gamesave Manager is a very useful program that allows you to save and manage PC game saves quickly and easily. Once installed, it allows you to create backups of the saves of all the games on your computer, then having the possibility to restore them at any time and on any PC. Although it is in English, its interface is extremely understandable and easy to use even for less experienced users. It is compatible with all major versions of Windows, including 64-bit ones. Download from here.