Everything was normal. We were going about our business. We had everything under control. And then WHAM… the coronavirus pandemic hit and turned our entire world upside down. The things that we wanted to do were banned and we were stuck inside our homes not knowing what to do. The pandemic rages outside and you are stuck on the inside. If you are lucky—you are doing your job from the inside—and keeping yourself busy. But if you are not part of that community, chances are that you are sitting at home, watching television, getting too much information about the pandemic and worrying your socks off. We are all getting stressed and anxious thanks to the information overload and we all need something to do so that we can focus on other things. So, what do we do? How do we battle the feelings of hopelessness and depression? The answer is gaming apps. Yes! This is a good time for you to get into gaming and all that it offers. Here, we have listed down 5 of the best and hottest games in the industry for you. Read on, and play on.
1. Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield
According to top android professionals, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield are the best version of the game to come out in years. There are a lot of monsters to battle and a whole new world to explore. Catch the most amazing Pokémons and battle against monsters. The game itself is very smooth and streamlined and you can spend hours upon hours playing, without even knowing it. The game’s storyline is absolutely mesmerizing and it will pull you into it once you start playing.
2. Sunset Overdrive
Human beings are social creatures and there isn’t a lot that can keep them inside the house for a long period of time. When something like that happens, they start feeling grim and lonely. One of the games that is equipped to deal with these issues is Sunset Drive. There is a continuous sense of humor that you will enjoy immensely. Sometimes it will get a bit over the top, but never too much. Jump, run, and grind through the city and enjoy the beautiful graphics and the game. Top iOS experts have made sure that you can play on an iPhone too. The game is all about stopping a virus from taking over the city. It turns everyone into a zombie. Remind you of something? Yup! That is why it is so satisfying. You get to do things that you cannot do in the real world.
3. Stardew Valley
If you have always lived in a mega city, then nature is something that you are not used to seeing on a daily basis. We do get out every now and then but you cannot enjoy fresh air or wide open spaces in a city. And now, you are cooped up in your house or apartment, looking out at the world and there’s not much that you can do about it. Enter Stardew Valley. Enjoy the warm Sun, take a break from your stressful life, and immerse yourself in this amazing game. Plant trees or water your crop. You can even go fishing. It is a very therapeutic game that will have you forgetting about the pandemic outside and focusing on the nature inside. For everyone who is seeing a lot of tweets, posts, and videos about the pandemic, this is just the one to forget your troubles and get some R&R.
Now who hasn’t heard of this widely popular game? PUBG is all the rage at this time and it doesn’t seem to be going down soon. One of the coolest features in this game is the social interaction. You get to get together with your friends and play games. Reminds you of the good old times when you could get together and go for movies or play at each other’s houses. It has really come a long way since it was introduced and now you can even get things like gliders if you want. Yup! You heard us right. Gliders!
For those of you who want the gameplay, the realistic sounds and graphics as well as the social interaction, this is perfect.
5. Ravenhill: Hidden Mystery
If you have ever been a fan of Sherlock Holmes, Famous Five, Secret Seven, the Hardy Boys, or Nancy Drew, then this is the one for you. It will appease your mystery loving spirit and give you good graphics and a soundtrack to match. The gameplay is pretty simple. You have to find hidden objects that are scattered around the various pictures that you see. If you have ever seen I-Spy books, then it will remind you of those. If you think that it has become too easy, go for Seeker’s Notes. The same app design company has developed this. You can call it the tougher version of Ravenhill.
Summing It Up
So, there you have it. The best 5 games that you should be playing to stop yourself from worrying too much and having a good day instead. Once you start playing, you will forget about anxiety, depression, and stress. Liven up your life and enjoy the time that you have.