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:
Life Is Strange, available on computer and many gaming platforms
Animal Crossing: New Horizons, available on Nintendo Switch
Disco Elysium, available on computer with a planned, future release on many gaming platforms
- Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince, available on computer and many gaming platforms