Playing video games is an activity that can break the ice, especially if played with relatives and family . In the midst of a pandemic and during the holidays , playing a game at home together is also an alternative entertainment so as not to get bored with monotonous activities and that’s all.
Well, summarized from The Guardian , Monday (05/25/2020), here is a list of seven family-friendly games that can be tried. Most are available for various platforms such as PS4 , Xbox One, PC , to smartphones.
1. Lego Marvel Super Heroes
Lego Marvel Super Heroes is an action-adventure game released by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment around 2013 ago. In this game, users can play the role of iconic superheroes of the Marvel series, such as Iron Man, Spider-Man, Captain America, etc. to save the world from attacks by villains like Loki and friends.
One mission in this game itself can be played by co-op. In other words, users can complete missions while exploring the world of Marvel with relatives or family. The Lego Marvel Super Heroes can be played on a number of platforms such as the Xbox 360, Xbox One, Playstation 4, Nintendo WiiU, Windows PC, Android, to iOS.
2. Luigi’s Mansion 3
Then there is another action-adventure game called Luigi’s Mansion 3 made by Next Level Games and released by Nintendo in 2019. Through this game, players can browse a giant hotel using a character from the Super Mario series which is full of green, Luigi. Players can also explore the hotel called “Last Resort” with other players ( multiplayer ).
When exploration activities take place, they can defeat the various ghosts (enemies) of the hotel watchman who can appear at any time. Luigi’s Mansion 3 is available for the Nintendo Switch console .
Hobby cooking? Nothing wrong with trying a game made by Ghost Town Games titled Overcooked! . As the name suggests, users can work together with three other players to serve food to buyers who come and go. They are also challenged to cook in the most efficient time possible by sharing their tasks with other players.
For example, one player is tasked with cutting food ingredients, while another player cooks and serves cooked food. Overcooked! Available on the Nintendo Switch , PS4 , Xbox One, and Windows PC platforms .
4. Super Mario Odyssey
There is another Super Mario game series that can be played by two people, namely Super Mario Odissey. Game ber- genre of action was released by Nintendo in 2017 ago. In this game, players will control the main character Mario to save the royal princess Princess Peach from the evil plan of the big turtle named Bowser.
Although the story is similar to the Super Mario Bros. game . (1985) older, this game is packed with sandbox style and 3D graphics that spoil the eyes. Like Luigi’s Mansion 3 , Super Mario Odyssey is available on the Nintendo Switch platform.
5. Crash Team Nitro-Fueled Racing
In 2019, the game studio Beenox re-released ( remastered ) the iconic race game Crash Team Racing (CTR) made by Naughty Dog with the name Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled.
Similar to the old version, players can compete with other players using the karts in a number of typical CTR racing arenas.
In addition to speeding offline , users can also race to the finish line with other players online . Nitro-Fueled Crash Team Racing can now be played on PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.
6. Rocket League
Playing soccer games like FIFA 2020 or eFootball PES 2020 might be normal. However, what if playing ball while driving a car? That’s Rocket League , an arcade game made by Psyonix that combines cars with game mechanisms similar to soccer games.
Players can compete with relatives or family to compete scores and break the opponent’s goal in an arena or stadium. Rocket League itself can be obtained and played on Windows PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.
Finally there is a sandbox game made by Mojang Studios which was released in 2009 but is still popular today, namely Minecraft . Through this game, players can be creative to make things based on their imagination, be it a house, animals, cars, weapons, furniture, tourist attractions, and so forth.
Not only that, players can also play and build various things together with their friends or family in multiplayer mode. Minecraft can be played on a variety of platforms, including Windows PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PS3, Xbox 360, Nindendo WII U, Android, and iOS.