Elly Zulaikha
April 14, 2020
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From PC to Playstation 4, gaming has never been more interactive and interesting. We're here with some recommendations of top games you should try throughout your stay at home.

1. Animal Crossing: New Horizons

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Rating: 4/5

Available devices: Nintendo Switch

Where to buy/play: Official Nintendo 

The journey begins with you arriving on a small island where you will be given a house and a mortgage for a head start from the shopkeeper, Tom Nook. All you have to do in this game is performing daily, low stress routines like fishing, gathering and selling fruits. The more you play this game and grow a village, you’ll have your own animals complete with their own personalities and interests. Sounds therapeutic, right?

2. Overcooked! 2

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Rating: 4.0/5

Available devices: Nintendo Switch, Windows/Mac (Steam/GOG)

Where to buy/play: Official Nintendo 

A part 2 to its 2016 indie release, Overcooked! 2 is a fun and chaotic interactive game you can play with your family members. Race against time and find a way to cooperate with others to cook the dishes! This will get you hooked up for hours on end, a great source of distraction from the otherwise boring time stuck at home. 

3. Fortnite Battle Royale

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Rating: 4.5/5

Available devices: XBox, Windows

Where to buy/play: Official EpicGames

Fortnite Battle Royale is a free-to-play combat game where the player plays against another player. Think you have what it takes to be the best surviving player in the island? 

4. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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Rating: 4.5/5

Available devices:  PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, or Switch.

If you’re a fan of The Witcher long before Netflix’s series, check out The Witcher: Wild Hunt for more of that immersive and compelling game play and storylines of this game. Plus, there is a whopping 36 alternative endings for you to play until this quarantine season ends. 

5. Detroit Become Human

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Rating: 4.5/5

Available devices: PC, PlayStation 4

Where to buy/play: Official Quantic Dream

A multiple choice game with highly realistic visuals and an interesting storyline, Detroit Become Human is one of the best games of 2018. The fate of androids and humans lies in your hand, where your choices will lead to multiple moral dilemmas. Are you up for it?  

6. Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

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Rating: 4.5/5

Available devices: Nintendo Switch, Wii U

Where to buy/play: Official Zelda

Link has come a long way since its first release in 1986. This action-adventure game continues with the quest of Link to save Hyrule kingdom from Ganon, and this game will definitely take a lot of time to explore because of its long lists of quests. 

7. Mario Kart 8

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Rating: 3.5/5

Available devices: Nintendo Switch

Where to buy/play: Official Nintendo

Combine classics and fun in one word, this racing game from Mario world is sure to get you and your siblings racing to get the best and fastest racer in Mario Kart. 

8. The Sims 4

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Rating: 4.0/5

Available devices: PC/Mac

Where to buy/play: Official Sims 4

Now is the time to play The Sims 4, where you control your sims daily life just like us humans live. Try out a couple of famous challenges you can join using your sims like The100 Baby Challenge, Home Building Challenge and many more! 

9. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

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Rating: 4.5/5

Available devices: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows

Where to buy/play: Official Call of Duty

A long time fan-favourite, Call of Duty continues delivering high quality visuals and improved features like cross multiplayer mode, this game is sure to get you and your partner fully immersed in the highly realistic feel of what it’s like being in a modern warfare. 

10. Minecraft

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Rating: 4.0/5

Available devices: PC, XBox, Nintendo Switch

Where to buy/play: Official Minecraft

A fully immersive, three dimensional game consisting of creating and destroying various types of blocks, Minecraft is the perfect game for you to help you get through this quarantine period. The best part is, you get to build your own virtual world at your own pace and it also allows you for cross multiplayer modes, where you can invite your friends into your Minecraft world.