Do you get impressed by people jumping from building to building? I do too. And, that jumping from building to building has a name for it. It is called PARKOUR.
Parkour is a sports originated from France and is now practiced globally. People form groups where they practice parkour moving from one place to the next while covering the lowest distance. It is also called as the ART OF DISPLACEMENT.
But there are many who want to play games about parkour. Fortunately, there are some great games that involve parkour moves. Some of the best ones are listed here.
Companies are now making more games on Parkour and free running because of the hype attached with it. Most people love to do parkour in their real life but wish they could play games. Now that can easily be achieved.
Top console parkour games you can play in free time include:
List of the Best Video Games for Parkour & free running you should download
It is an immersive first person shooter game that can be played either in story mode or co-op multiplayer. The game allows you to develop your character overtime.
In the game, two factions SECURITY and RESISTANCE battle each other to take control of an area.
The game environment is of a floating city above the flooded earth.
It is famous for its parkour-style movements. You can select from 16 characters and can play against either players or bots.
Assassin’s Creed is an action-adventure game series by Ubisoft. The game depicts the centuries-old struggle of Assassins who fought for peace and free will against the Templars. The game is a first-person shooter and you will play different roles.
It is filled with parkour-action. The game is based on a novel ‘Alamut’ by one historian Vladmir Bartol. It is made on a mix of history and fiction.
Prototype is an open world action-adventure game by Radical Entertainment. It is set in Manhattan and revolves around a shape shiter ‘Alex’ who must stop a plague ‘Black monster’ that turns individuals to monsters.
Mirror’s Edge is a futuristic action-filled game set in a dystopian society. It revolves around a network of runners who deliver parcels while evading government surveillance. The game is a three dimensional platform game and involves parkour moves to jump over buildings, enter ventilation shafts, run over rooftops, and negotiate obstacles. It is completely inspired by Parkour art form.
The game is about a prince in Persia who fights to regain his home back from the evil clenches of his uncle. Prince of Persia is made by Ubisoft and has been turned into multiple series because of different story lines. A film was recently made on the game. It is known for its
Watch Dogs is an action-adventure role playing game by Ubisoft. The game revolves around a hacker who wants to take revenge for the killing of his niece. For that purpose he hacks into the central database of the government to get information. The game is heavily involved with action scenes and includes ton of parkour moves. It is a third person perspective game.
Dying Light is an open world game that revolves around a person who is sent to a quarantined area in a city to infiltrate it and save people. It is similar to the movie ‘Legend’ as the game becomes difficult during the night because the enemies are more aggressive.
You as the player have to perform parkour maneuvers and use weapons to protect yourself from these enemies.
Another open world game where the hero Cole has super powers of electricity. He is on his way to grow and then defeat the nemesis, the Beast. Cole knows parkour and can use many weapons apart from his own super powers during the game.
The game has a Karma level, where by Cole can use the powers for himself or for the public. The karma system changes he mood of the people based on the karma level cole has.
These are some of the best parkour games that you can play on a PC, PS2, or an Xbox. Most of these games are open world and based on a third person perspective.
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