Most people have been spending a lot more time indoors recently, because of the pandemic and its many lockdowns. When you’re indoors for long periods of time, it’s easy to get bored. In times of boredom, video games can be a great way to unwind and occupy yourself. There are so many different video games that it can be difficult to choose one, especially if you’re new to gaming.
In this article, we are going to tell you about some fantastic video games that you definitely need to try out:
Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag
Assassin’s Creed is one of the world’s most popular game franchises. According to GameMite.com, Black Flag is the series sixth installment. Every Assassin’s Creed game takes place at a different period in time, with Black Flag taking place just before the American Revolutionary War. The game puts the player in control of Edward Kenway, a pirate. Like all of the Assassin’s Creed games, Black Flag features stealth and action gameplay, but unlike other games in the series, has a nautical focus. The game is still very popular, because of its ship-to-ship combat and open-world.
Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart
Ratchet and Clank was a very popular game series in the early 2000s. The long-awaited sequel was released this year, published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. The game serves as a sequel to Ratchet and Clink, released in 2016. Like earlier sequels, the game received critical acclaim. You take control of Ratchet, a feline humanoid, and her companion Clank, a robot. Ratchet and Clank protect the universe from malign forces, intent on destroying it.
The Last of Us: Part II
The Last of Us: Part II is a game that must be on your to-play list. It was published by Sony Interactive Entertainment and was released last year. The game’s protagonists are Ellie and Abby, who both fight for survival in a post-apocalyptic version of the United States. The game features zombies, rogue cults, and lots of action.
Watchdogs: Legion was released last year by Ubisoft. The game is an action-adventure game and the third installment in the Watch Dogs franchise. It is a sequel to 2016’s Watch Dogs 2. Gamers were very excited about its release because it was based in a futuristic dystopian version of London. The game follows a team of elusive hackers, who are attempting to clear their names after being framed for terrorism by a shadowy private military company.
Cyberpunk 2077 was perhaps 2020s most hyped video game release. Players take control of a mercenary named V, who navigates the shady Night City, interacting with gang members, evil corporations, and unique characters. The game is set in the Cyberpunk universe. Players can choose to acquire skills in hacking, fighting, or robotics. It is a first-person game that you’re guaranteed to enjoy. The game was released on the PS4 and Xbox, as well as on other consoles.
Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla
Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla, was one of 2020s most popular games. It is the twelfth installment in the Assassin’s Creed series, this time focusing on the Viking expansions into the British Isles, from 872 to 828 AD. Players play the character of Eivor Varinson, a raider embroiled in a conflict between warrior Viking clans. There are parts of the game set in the 21st century, following Layla Hassan, an Assassin who relives Varinson’s memories, in an effort to save the world from certain destruction. Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla is action-packed, filled with lore, and a great way to spend a quiet afternoon.
Spider-Man: Miles Morales
Spider-Man: Miles Morales is a 2020 video game in the Spider-Man series Instead of focusing on the original character, Peter Parker, this game focuses on the superhero’s successor, Miles Morales, popularized by the 2018 animated film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. The game focuses on Miles’ difficulty living life as a civilian and as a superhero. The game descends into all-out chaos, which helps to make it one of 2020s most enjoyable games.
Tony Hawk’s Pro-Skater 1 + 2
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 is a remaster of the original two games in the Tony Hawk’s series, which were developed by Neversoft. The game is one of the most popular in the entire franchise. It was released to huge critical acclaim. It is beloved by fans, old and new. If you’re not into action games and want to play something a little more technical, then Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater could be for you.
Yakuza: Like a Dragon
Yakuza is a very popular games series, focusing on the shadowy Japanese underworld. Yakuza: Like a Dragon is the series eighth game. The game introduces a new protagonist, Ichiban Kasuga, who is released from prison after 18 years and goes on to uncover the reason for his betrayal. The game was met with positive reviews and is considered to be quite a fun, enjoyable experience.
If you’re an avid gamer, then you need to check out every game on this list. Each of the games mentioned here has been met with positive reviews, particularly the Assassin’s Creed games. Don’t take our word for it, try them out for yourself!