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Which Types of Games Should You Get Into During the Pandemic?

by Aishwarya Gaikwad
Which Types of Games Should You Get Into During the Pandemic

Did you know playing video games can benefit your mental health? If you want some game recommendations, we can help.

In this guide, we’ll go over different types of games to try at home. Invite your friends to play as well.

Want to learn more? Keep reading.

Minecraft

Are you a fan of creating worlds or building things? If so, you’ll want to check out this game. 

You can also play with your friends. Up to eight of your friends can join the game. You can build things in the creative mode.

Play Minecraft on PC, Switch, PS4, or Xbox One.

Warzone

If you have a friend group of four or want to play a game with your partner, try Call of Duty: Warzone.

This action game is fun and an alternative for people who like Fortnite. An average game will last half an hour.

You can play Warzone on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and your PC as a free download. When you play as a group, you can chat with one another. This game is great for players who have various skill levels.

Warzone drops groups of four or two players into a large map. You can gather new guns, defend yourself against other gamers, and explore the map.

As the match goes on, the map will begin to shrink. Players will need to face other players and fight them to survive.

Overcooked 2

If you love to cook and want to play a game, try this game. Play it on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PC, or Xbox One.

Teams of four people will run a kitchen. You have to combine the ingredients, cook the order, plate the meal, and serve it to customers. You’ll also need to keep the kitchen clean.

Groups can work through different levels that become more difficult.

You’ll begin with cooking rice and serving it plain. As you go on, you’ll tackle seafood dishes that cook in different stages.

Warframe

If you loved World of Warcraft, consider Warframe. People will play for thirty minutes to hours into the night. You can play this game on Nintendo Switch, PC, Xbox One, or PlayStation 4.

Warframe is a game that’s been around for a long time. This is a third-person action RPG.

Warframe has puzzles, monsters, and open-world quests and stories. You can customize the spaceship and pets and experience space combat.

This game is free. If you’d like to play with your friends, they need to be on the same gaming system.

Cards Against Humanity

Cards Against Humanity is a funny and popular card game for people who want to laugh. This game is for adults only.

In the game, players will fill-in-the-blanks using phrases or words. You can choose things that are offensive or risky.

Friends can play an online version and enjoy hanging out together even if you’re miles apart. Skype your friends and have fun laughing together.

Catan

This game was once known as Settlers of Catan. Players will expand their territory on roads, settlements, and cities, using stone, brick, and wood. They may end up getting a return on the investment or not.

A successful game is when you negotiate and trade with other players. The rule book is long, but the gameplay is straightforward. Enjoy the player interaction when you trade goods.

Plan a game night on the weekend with friends or family.

Dominion

If you like card games, try out this Medieval-themed game. You’ll start with 10 estate and copper cards. You’ll want to try and get rid of the estate cards during the game.

You’ll try to get victory and treasure cards. Use these cards to buy more valuable cards.

Cards give you the chance to interact with the hands of the other players. You can play with up to four players, and the game tends to last half an hour.

Stardew Valley

If you live in the city, you might like this game. You can enjoy the country’s landscape and farming life.

Play this game and enjoy growing and watering different crops. Go fishing for an afternoon or hang around and chat with the locals.

Enjoy the calming soundtrack as you tend to your farmer duties. You’ll get to experience new festivals during the different seasons. Some people play for a couple of hours on the weekend or at night during the week.

If you end up enjoying this game, consider checking out Starbound. Learn about Starbound mods for your server.

Animal Crossing New Horizons

Animal Crossing was a popular and much-anticipated title before 2020. It became super popular in March 2020 after it was released.

A lot of people enjoy this game because it improved the sense of connection with friends and family during the pandemic.

Doing daily activities on the game is routine but fun. The new island setting’s something fun for people to explore.

Players create and share their outdoor paradises as they explore the imaginative world.

If you want to play a popular game and hang with friends, check out this game. It’s a safe way for people to interact in a creative way.

Now You Know What Types of Games to Try

We hope this guide on game recommendations was helpful. Now that you know new types of games add some new ones to your collection. Consider a few new board games like Catan or Dominion. Try Warzone or Overcooked 2 with a friend.

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