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Gaming has been a go-to for some during quarantine. It has also been a time for new games to play.

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This year more than ever, we need a good excuse to stay indoors with something to keep us occupied. What better way than with some snacks and a great new video game? Luckily, despite so much being changed and postponed, there are still a number of great video games to try out. 

 

The Sims 4: Tiny Living

 

The Sims has given thousands of people the chance to live out their wishes and “Tiny Living” aims at the interior design crowd. This game focuses on furniture, housing and endless ways to make your Sims the perfect or worst house you can imagine. It is available for PC, Playstation 4 and Xbox One.

 

Life Is Strange 2  

 

The newest installment in the cult-like “Life Is Strange” series continues the episodic gameplay in a new season that has new characters, storylines and gameplay. It is narrative with a supernatural element. The story depends on your choices to see where you end up. This game is for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.

 

One Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows 

 

Fan-favorite anime character One Punch Man has finally gotten a video game for all of the people waiting for more punching. This fighting game offers all of the personality and style that the series it is best known for. This game is available for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. 

 

John Wick Hex 

 

Anime fans aren’t the only ones who get to see their favorites break-out into video games. The heavily successful and action-packed John Wick franchise is making its mark with “John Wick Hex.” The in-game mechanics are quick and powerful in an attempt to simulate the colorful battles from the films as John Wick explores even more criminal underworlds. This game is a PlayStation 4 exclusive. 

 

Maneater 

 

A weird but wholly fresh game this year is “Maneater,” in which players play as a shark seeking revenge in shallow waters. You grow from a baby shark to an adult while munching on seals and humans alike, putting even “Jaws” to shame. Also, there is a lot of attacking boats and outwitting the people on them. This game is available for the PC, PlayStation 4, Switch and Xbox One.

 

Spelunky 2 

 

For something a little “cuter,” try out “Spelunky 2,” a side scrolling game that has added online multiplayer. With a nice art design and updated features such as turkey riding, the developers have made it fresh for old fans and exciting for new ones. Check out all of the new characters in this PC and PlayStation 4 game coming out Sept. 29.  

 

Star Wars: Squadrons 

 

Star Wars hype always remains relevant, and this year is no different in a new game that focuses on piloting and narratives in the rich universe we all know. The story follows two pilots on opposite sides of the war as well as having Virtual Reality functions. This game is coming on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

All of these games meet each gamers specific preferences when it comes to becoming indulged in the virtual world. Remember to game responsibly.

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