The holiday season is right around the corner and if you’re like me, you’re already looking for gifts. Because let’s be honest, there is nothing worse than last-minute gift shopping. If you want to give your loved ones something game-related, but away from a screen, maybe a geeky board game is the way to go. Added bonus: you probably get to play that game with them. So, it’s secretly a gift for you, too. Now, let’s get down to the board game gift guide 2022.
Unlike most gamers my age, I had never played the game until the release of Animal Crossing New Horizon. In my mind it was a game for children and ‘living together on an island’ didn’t really appeal to me. However, the closer we got to the release of New Horizon, the more curious I became about the hype. Since fellow Girl Gamer Galaxy blogger Nicky was also super excited, I decided to try it with all the consequences that followed. I will tell you how I got addicted to this game and why I stopped playing Animal Crossing.
During Covid, popular games like Animal Crossing gave a lot more people a way to escape the intensity of the reality we are dealing with. It almost doesn’t seem like the world we used to know anymore. Almost overnight the online world became more prominent in the lives of people for not only school or work, but also as a place to escape to. In this post, we’ll give you 3 reasons why people used gaming to escape reality during Covid.