Introvert’s Guide To The Good Life: Video Games For Noobs

No idea where to start? We’ve got you covered.

Video Game Titles: Life Is Strange, Animal Crossing and Disco Elysium
From simple task-oriented games to elaborate explorations, we've got you covered. Pictured from left: Art from 'Life Is Strange,' 'Animal Crossing: New Horizons' and 'Disco Elysium.' Video game images courtesy of Dontnod Entertainment, Nintendo, ZA/UM
Video Game Titles: Life Is Strange, Animal Crossing and Disco Elysium
From simple task-oriented games to elaborate explorations, we've got you covered. Pictured from left: Art from 'Life Is Strange,' 'Animal Crossing: New Horizons' and 'Disco Elysium.' Video game images courtesy of Dontnod Entertainment, Nintendo, ZA/UM

Introvert’s Guide To The Good Life: Video Games For Noobs

No idea where to start? We’ve got you covered.

Many of us are eager for distractions these days. It’s a great time to try something new, whether that’s a hobby or a TV show or … a video game!

There are so many video game options that it can be hard to know where to begin. Which is why Nerdette host Greta Johnsen enlisted the assistance of Samantha Nelson, who writes about video games for The A.V. Club and Polygon. From simple task-oriented games to elaborate explorations, she’s got you covered.

Plus, of course, we get a heap of recommendations from Nerdette listeners.

Samantha Nelson’s recommendations: