Free and Cheap Games to Play for Every Quarantine Mood

Free and Cheap Games to Play for Every Quarantine Mood

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I’ve been in a serious “I only want to play video games and do literally nothing else” mood since quarantine started. Of course, we on the Sidequest team often want to play lots of games, so I turned to my fellow writers to ask whether there were any free or cheap quarantine games they recommend for this weird time of ours. We gathered our suggestions into categories based on quarantine moods, so hopefully one of these hits your quarantine games itch. If you’re looking for stinky games to play because, heck, why not play games that are questionable, we’ve got a whole other post covering that.

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GYGO: Valorant Release, Iron Man VR, Black Ops Cold War, and More

GYGO: Valorant Release, Iron Man VR, Black Ops Cold War, and More

Happy Wednesday! What games are you playing lately? I’m still mainly replaying GTA V story mode and Watch Dogs 2. It feels different walking around open-world cities and seeing carefree NPCs talking happily when things in the real world are not so carefree. If you need a diversion and enjoy open-world games with lots of sidequest options, I highly recommend both games! Let us know on Twitter what games you’re playing and looking forward to. Check back every Wednesday for more news! (more…)

9 Stinky Mobile Games To Turn Your Brain Off During Quarantine

9 Stinky Mobile Games To Turn Your Brain Off During Quarantine

Every few months I go through a period of abstaining from Twitter, and right now, stuck in quarantine in a political climate that feels like watching an asteroid hurtling toward Earth, is as good a time to be off the bird site as any. But like all of us, I have a love-hate relationship with being on my phone, and there are only so many Instagram posts to look at. Look at enough, and you’ll start to get served some very interesting ads—ads that claim the Demon Brothers can’t wait to meet you, ads that suggest you can save a man and his wife from freezing to death, ads that suggest you’re legally skilled if you can make it to Japan. (more…)

GYGO: Valorant Release, Iron Man VR, Black Ops Cold War, and More

GYGO: GDC Postponed, Final Fantasy VII Remake Demo, Monster Hunter Movie, and More

Happy Wednesday! Get Your Game On is a round-up of gaming news every Wednesday. What games are you playing lately? Do you have thoughts about video games, tabletop games, or game-related media—comics based on games? Fashion based on games? Casual cosplay?—that you’ve been itching to write? Consider pitching us! (more…)

Review: Dream Detective is Cute Eye Candy But Suffers from Mobile Fatigue

Review: Dream Detective is Cute Eye Candy But Suffers from Mobile Fatigue

When the Time Crystal was shattered into pieces by unknown attackers, Dream Land plunged into chaos. Unexpectedly finding herself in this world, it is up to Allie, a tiny detective with a big heart, to restore what has been lost. Dream Detective is a hidden-object game featuring highly illustrative maps that players must thoroughly scan to find what has been asked of them. This review will specifically talk about the game’s mobile version. (more…)

Review: Pokemon Masters is a Gotcha Game

Review: Pokemon Masters is a Gotcha Game

Gacha games, games focused on acquiring collections of characters through random pulls, have become synonymous with the mobile market. Much like the toy collections from vending machines they are named for, gacha games draw in huge amounts of money for relatively low cost as people try to collect them all or look for their favorites. (more…)