The Best Video Games to Play During Lockdown

Although the cinemas are shut, and your favorite gig venues are no go zone, there is still an ideal place to meet your buddies and get entertained. This place is found in the world of gaming.

However, if you are returning to gaming after years of being away, it can be a challenge finding a suitable game that will keep you entertained all day long. When it comes to self-isolating, no normal game will do. We have a few games line up that will keep you entertained for long hours and help lockdown hours pass away real fast:

Here are the best video games to play while on lockdown:

Fallout 3

Fallout 3 is arguably one of the most loved games in the PS3 generation. It is not hard to see why gamers are falling over themselves over this game. It depicts a great story centered on a post-apocalyptic wasteland that has seen enough damage due to nuclear war. It comes with great graphics and almost one hundred quests that include the DLC add-ons. The game is a great pick, and you are sure to be kept engaged for months.

Call of Duty: Warzone

If online multiplayer is your thing, then grab Call of Duty Warzone and call your buddies to order. It is a good game for someone who craves for social interaction that is impossible now with the pandemic. It is now free to play 150 person Battle Royale that ensures all your buddies are featured in the list. You are guaranteed of top-notch entertainment that will take your mind off COVID19 and its troubles. And if you are not a social player, you don’t need to worry. The game comes inclusive of a solo option that guarantees you an exceptional experience.


Fortnite showing a character shooting a monster under an orange sky.

There is arguably no game written nowadays that lacks the influence of Fortnite. The game has taken the world by storm from the time it was released. This is one game that you will never get tired of playing. Two players can also play it. The game is a Battle Royale where several players are released onto an island and the last person to survive wins the game. You can also play the game to win or lose money. If you want to win the game, you will have to use the right weapons to kill everyone on sight and avoid being killed yourself.

Pokémon Sword

Pokémon Sword is another excellent game that will not disappoint. It revolves around the journey of a young but ambitious Pokémon. He has a burning desire to become Pokémon champion in the New Glar region of United Kingdom. As a player in this game, your target is to dethrone Leon; the Pokémon League Champion. You will do so in a tournament where Gym Leaders and other rivals are participants. It is one game that will keep you entertained and engaged throughout the lockdown time.

Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V is an action-filled adventure game, which was first released in 2008 as a series. You can play the game on a third person or first person perspective. You can also navigate its world on foot or by car. Players get a chance to control all the three lead protagonists though out single-player mode.

You can also switch roles among yourself. Typically, the plot revolves around heist missions, and there is a lot of driving and shooting. Players who commit crimes are placed on a wanted list where the law enforcers hunt them down as fugitives.

The unique thing about this game is that it allows up to 30 players to engage in a number of competitive and cooperative game modes. If you love fast action and adrenaline-raising games, then this should be one of your top picks. You are guaranteed of an epic entertainment experience that will take your mind off lockdown troubles.


The list of games we have featured above are among the top brands in the gaming industry. Pick one today for a memorable gaming experience. They will help you pass time quickly as you wait for the world to open up once again.