This Thanksgiving you’ll gather around a table of happy faces stuffing themselves full of turkey, mashed potatoes, and green beans. However, during all these festivities you may already be plotting what game you’ll play as soon as you’re excused from the table. Here are my top suggestions for you to cuddle up on the couch or at your computer and play until you’re finally hit by that inevitable tryptophan and hit the hay.
4. World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor
Standing the tests of time, WoW continues to be the most successful MMOPRG in existence. Those who love it have a drug-like addiction to this game, and those on the outside are always wondering and considering this massive world. Fans of the game were on the edge of their seat waiting for the release of the 5th expansion set, Warlords of Draenor once it was announced at Blizzcon 2013. The wait was well worth it, and players have already fallen in love with the new content. Any avid player will undoubtedly still be exploring the new additions of this release long after Thanksgiving passes.
3. Halo: The Master Chief Collection
Another highly anticipated release this year was of course the Master Chief Collection. Halo, like WoW, has a very loyal fan base that was foaming at the mouth at the idea of having four of their favorite Halo games all together in one game, re-mastered and with new content as well. Any fan of this franchise will be happy to re-live the experience, and of course engage in the multiplayer with their friends.
Now, this may seem like an odd choice, but Minecraft has the benefit of being one of those games that appeals to many ages and personalities. This game works for many people and is fairly low maintenance. If you’re feeling a little tired after your big feast and just want some easy gameplay that somehow feels rewarding then Minecraft is the perfect choice. Sit back, relax, and explore.
1. Super Smash Bros. Brawl
The classic party game is my ultimate turkey-coma game suggestion. Fun for many people, gather your friends or cousins or even your parents in to the living room and start it up. An easy game that always provides laughs and memories, everyone can burn off their Thanksgiving dinner calories as they jump around in victory or argue why they should have won. This game is always a good time for everyone involved and will surely wake you up when that turkey starts to get you sleepy.