The Top 5 Video Games I Got Lost In

by Jenn King 5 months ago in list

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The Top 5 Video Games I Got Lost In
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I love gaming. I love getting lost in a beautiful, open world, free from the stress of every day reality.

Free to explore. Free to build and create. Free to cause chaos with no repercussions.

It's just such a release. And we need that in this crazy world today.

Gaming has been a passion of mine since I was a kid. I have over 28 different game consoles (and counting) that I've collected over the years.

My oldest console is an Atari 2600, which I picked up on a Facebook auction group about a year ago. I was excited to grab this because it was my very first game system when I was a kid. I got one brand spanking new in the early 80s.

But, despite all the consoles available to me, I usually just flip between Nintendo Switch and Xbox One X. And there are a few games that have become a little more than an addiction.

Here are the top 5 games that have me coming back for more (lately).

5. Skyrim

I was a few years late to the party for this one. I heard people talking about it and I didn't understand was the fuss was about. And boy do I wish I started it sooner!

I purchased the digital Special Edition through an Xbox sale and I was hooked instantly!

There's just so much to do. You can become a vampire lord or werewolf. You can join different factions, become an assassin, get married (not a selling point for sure!)

I just started a third play through and each has been a completely different experience. I'm still finding new things to see and do.

On a side note, I love all the glitches! I don't how many times I've seen a cow fall out of the sky, or people's heads do a 360. Oh, Bethesda 😂

4/3. Pokemon Sword/Shield

I wasn't sure if I should list both of these separately or as one. For the most part, these games are the same.

A couple gym leaders are different, both have their own exclusive Pokemon in the wild and a different legendary to catch at the end of the main story.

After playing over 200 hours of Sword, I started playing Shield. My boyfriend purchased the double pack when it was released.

I've never really played a Pokemon game before this except Pokemon Snap and Stadium but they don't really count!

I've heard a lot of hard core Pokemon fans don't care for these games. But, that doesn't matter because love them.

2. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

My favourite Zelda game of all time is Ocarina of Time, but honestly there isn't much replay value once you finished it.

I was so on the fence about Breath of the Wild when it was announced. It looked absolutely beautiful, but it also didn't look like a Zelda game to me.

But when I played it...

O. M. G.

This game is amazing!

The open world is massive and beautiful. There is so much to see and do. New challenges and game mechanics.

I was so into finding every shrine and Korok seed that I put off fighting Ganon until just recently. (And it was surprisingly simple)

1. Fallout 4

I've spent more hours on this game than I can remember. I'm on my 5th or 6th play through.

I'm probably in the minority, it seems many people prefer New Vegas or even Fallout 3 better. I don't know, I just find Fallout 4 more - relaxing. If that makes sense?

Don't get me wrong, there's nothing more satisfying than taking down raiders and super mutants, but I also love the settlement building. Something about it is just so soothing to me.

On the flip side, if I hear one more "another settlement needs our help", I may snap. I try to avoid Preston at all costs .

And you can't forget all the wonderful Bethesda glitches. Classic.

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