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5 Gratifying Video Games That Take Place In Brazil



From the bustling waves at golden-sand beaches, to the colonial architecture of churches and convents, to the romantic language of Portuguese, Brazil has many sights for tourists to see. Video game development in Brazil existed in Brazil as early as 1983, when Renata Degiovani developed the first computer game in Portuguese called Aventuras na Selva (renamed Amazônia and Airport 83 for for a computer specialized magazine called Micro Sistemas). 

Even in the Sonic X comic series, Brazil is a featured country located on Earth. 5 gratifying video games that take place in Brazil are? 

5.  Max Payne 3:

With a setting taking place in São Paulo, Brazil, Max Payne works in executive protection for the family of a wealthy real estate mogul, Rodrigo Branco. Max Payne’s wounds from tragedies that took his loved ones, refuse to heal. Living as a New York cop is in the past and he is searching for the truth.


Max Payne 3 - Official Launch Trailer

4. 171:

Because Betagames Group’s 171 (called the Brazilian Grand Theft Auto), was not officially released yet, it does not earn the number one spot on the top 5 list.

171| Xbox Series X, Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch, PC

3. Angry Birds Rio: 

Rovio Entertainment’s puzzle game, Angry Birds Rio, became available for Android, iOS, and Mac OS X, in 2011. Full of 320 levels and 72 action-packed bonus levels, Angry Birds Rio is the third and final game of the series, where in Rio de Janeiro, you shoot birds. 

Nigel kidnapped the Angry Birds from Piggy Island, in exchange for one hundred thousand dollars. Then the Angry Birds break themselves free, to rescue the other birds.

Angry Birds Rio Gameplay Trailer

2. Formula One Grand Prix:

In Sao Paulo, the 1991 released Formula One Grand Prix (also known as World Circuit) is noted for its 3D graphics and 25 frames per second. Formula One Grand Prix is the second serious 3D polygon-based racing sim, released without textures, besides some in the scenery of the PC version. 

1. Pro Evolution Soccer 2018: 

Would it really be Brazil without soccer? Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 can be more fun than the FIFA series, if you bring along friends. Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 was released worldwide in 2017 for the PS3 (PlayStation 3), PS4 (PlayStation 4), Xbox 360, Xbox One, Android, and iOS. 

Isaiah Joshua is an author and poet and has a love for video games. In May 2016, he graduated from Columbia College Chicago with a Bachelor's Degree in Cinema Arts and Science. As an avid gamer, some of his favorite games are "WWF No Mercy, Hitman, Manhunt, Sims 3, Mortal Kombat, and Street Fighter. Conscious in gaming culture, he is always researching gaming history, as well as the latest games to write about.