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5 Latest Games To Look For These Holidays

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This article is sponsored by Fahad Bachani. 

Holidays are here. And yes it is a celebratory season, Right! So what must we do? Go dancing on the streets? Go shopping? Board the next flight for a vacation? Or you just want to sit in the home and relax. If so, why not try a little bit of exploration in gaming? Well, It doesn’t hurt anyway.

There are thousands of games being released every day, and internet users are growing every year, raising the demand of online as well as offline gaming. Apparently, a majority of them are games that require no WiFi connection.

What’s the advantage of playing game, you asked. For some of you, it may sound ridiculous but playing games is a kind of therapy, not for your body only, but for your mind. There are many researches that prove playing games

  • Is a great source of leaning
  • Improves attention and concentration
  • Enhances response time and multitasking capabilities

To learn more read: 22 Fascinating Facts About Video Games

But what kind of games we are talking about here? Let me show you a few examples of the latest ones.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2

If you are looking for an action role-playing game, this might be you. It features a new world where you will be searching for Elysium, the ultimate paradise for humanity. The game will take you to the endless ocean of clouds, where the last remnants of civilization live on the back of several beasts named Titans. Moreover, you have to play in a day and night time cycle, which frequently affects in-game events, enemy strengths, quests, and availability of items.

NFS Payback

In terms of competition, Payback is not anywhere near the Need for Speed Most Wanted, but it comes with tons of additional features that make it unique. The game takes place in Fortune Valley and follows 3 main characters – Jess (Wheelman), Mac (Showman) and Tyler Morgan (Racer) who attempt to take down a cartel that controls Fortune Valley’s underworld.

Super Mario Odyssey

If you think Super Mario Galaxy 2 was the last game of the Mario series, think again. They have come up with a new 3D platform video game Super Mario Odyssey. The story follows Mario and Cappy as they set on a journey across different worlds to save Princess Peach from Bowser who plans to marry her. This time Bowser is even more powerful, almost indestructible and can breath fire. He can jump astonishingly high for this large size, although his agility and speed are most of the time lacking.

WWE 2K17

It is perhaps the best wrestling game released in 2016 (Windows version came in 2017). There are several different modes. Unlike previous entries in the 2K series, it didn’t feature single player mode in the base game. You can play online, creation suite, universal mode, MyCareer and Play mode. According the the review aggregator Metacritic, it received a mixed reviews from critics.

Skyrim – Special Edition

Skyrim Special Edition bring the epic fantasy to life in amazing graphic detail. It includes dozens of add-ons with all-new features like volumetric god rays, dynamic depth of field, remastered art and effects, screen-space reflection, and more. With new environments, characters, dialogue, armor, quests and weapons with Mods, there is literally no limits to what you can experience.

Read: 35 Best GBA Games OF All Time | Bring Your Childhood Back

The beauty of these types of games is they need no Wifi connection, and you can play it without internet connection once they load in your browser (only small-sized game). Why to pay extra when you can take advantage of what you already have. So this holiday, gather your friends and relative and play together.