Good morning and Happy Superbowl Sunday all! I do not have any posts scheduled for Sundays, so I will be starting a new weekly series called Showcase Sunday! Basically I will showcase my top 5’s of a different subject that I would like to showcase and share with you all. This week we will start with my passion for video games. Below will be a list of my top 5 current video games to play. The list will be in descending order starting with number 5 on the list and culminating with #1 on my list. Then I will open up the comment section for discussion where the readers can place their own lists of top 5’s for the week. Perfect let’s get started with number 5 on the list of my top 5 favorite video games that I am currently playing!
#5 Smite- This shouldn’t be too much of a shocker if you have read the 1st two installments of my 1’Ultimate TKO Thursday” posts. I currently feature characters from Smite and League of Legends and propose a fan fiction battle to determine the winner (check them out here if you would like!). Smite is an Moba (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) game that allows you to select a different god to play with and battle another team in a variety of game modes. Level up your abilities and kill your enemies. Plain and simple :).
#4 Tumblestones- Tumblestones is an action puzzle game on Xbox One where you must clear a game board by matching 3 of the same color blocks. I know it sounds easy but as the levels progress you receive different colored blocks or blocks that impede your progress at certain clicks on the board. As you can see from the picture above, some colors on the board will be blocked by others. You can only remove 1 color at a time so you must figure out the best pattern in which to clear the board.I love a great puzzle/strategy game that challenges you to think a figure out a way to advance!
#3 Tropico 5- Tropico 5 is an economy building strategy game where you are able to build a civilization. The game has different modes where you can win by completing a challenges or satisfying the win condition of the game. Win conditions can range from having 3 dolphinariums, making it to Space, etc. You start off with a small city where you have 1 dock, a few houses and a capitol building along with 2 plantations.You must develop your city by providing food to your people and delegating workers to obtain resources or products for trade. As your population grows, you are able to unlock different technologies and buildings. You can make money by shipping off resources and setting up trade contracts with other civilizations. I love this game because you have to budget, make money, keep your citizens happy and build a society based on how you feel it should be ran. Any law enacted or decision made will have positive and negative effects on your city. It’s a great way to test your skills as a ruler, just don’t make your military mad and start a coup!
#2 Sims 4- I play the Sims 4 on my laptop and it has taken sooo many hours of my life away. The Sims 4 is a game where you basically can create a life with 1 or more sims. You must simulate real actions such as making sure your sim eats, helping them reach promotions and work to starting a family. You can customize each sims personality traits, looks and house. Pretty much you live the life you’d like to have lol. It’s great because you can be anything from a criminal to a doctor to a person who moves in and lives off of another.
#1 Gears of War 4- My top game that I am currently playing will have to be Gears of War 4 hands down. Gears of War was the first game that I have played on the Xbox console so it holds a special place in my heart. In this 3rd person shooter classic you pretty much use different weapons to eliminate enemies. I have yet to play the story mode as I am more of an online player. There are a variety of game modes from King of the Hill to Team Deathmatch. My favorite mode is called “Dodgeball” where each team has 5 players. You will need to eliminate all players on the other team. Simple right? Well with dodgeball rules, anytime you get a kill, you can revive a teammate after a few seconds. So basically you need to kill of the other team before they can revive anyone, it’s fantastic! Gears of War 4 is my favorite way to relieve stress, shooting the swarm and other characters and watching their bodies explode is very therapeutic lol.
Well these are my top 5 current video games that I am playing. What games would you add to the list? What are your top 5 games that you are currently playing? Let’s talk video games!
Video games are love, Video games are life!
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