Top 5 video games that are popular right now
Millions of people play video games every day for millions of hours, it’s that good of entertainment. There are so many video games on the market right now, but only a few are really popular at the moment. The popularity of these games doesn’t only depend on how many people buy and play these games, there is a new category that determines a game’s popularity and that is in social media discourse. If a video game is visually aesthetic enough, has interesting characters, and a good storyline, people on the internet will do their best to popularize the game.
Let’s get into the games!
The Last of Us
There was so much drama surrounding this zombie apocalyptic survivalist due to the design of the main character Ellie. She resembled the actor Elliot Page so much that people and Elliot’s team even noted the resemblance. And at the time, Elliot was working with another video game and was the voice actor as well as the face of one of the main characters. Now that it’s been remastered, people online have been making many edits and videos about the game. When it was released, so many popular gaming YouTubers also filmed the playthrough completely, growing its popularity of it. It became one of the most well-loved games in the last 10 years, so much so that it has been adapted into a television show on HBO, the first episode was released a week ago.
Fun fact, EA sports is in the works of changing this popular football video game’s name after their partnership with world football’s governing body failed to be extended. FIFA has been incredibly popular for years upon years, which is not surprising in the least. People love football a lot, it’s a beloved sport all over the world. People even turn that love of football and create something tangible like their own commentary channel on YouTube or even a football-themed app. Speaking of, if that’s something you want to do at some point, you will get major benefits from using a Football API. Just saying!
Life is Strange
This graphic adventure game snatched the hearts of many people. The game has 4 games in its series, a prequel, and two follow-ups to the main story. This game spawned so many video edits of the storyline, prompting many people to want to play the game. Because the main character is female, many video game bros complained about it being ‘too girly’. However, those who don’t care that the character happens to be female, genuinely enjoy the game.
Detroit: Become Human
This adventure video game recently got some more popularity, 5 years after its release in 2018. Many people found it relevant in todays day and age where top scientists and developers have been trying to create androids. One popular one has already been created by Hanson Robotics, her name is Sophia and she took the internet by storm. Both in a good way and a bad way. A clip from Detroit: Become Human has been circulating quite a lot on the app Tik Tok in which one of the characters who is an android seems to understand that she doesn’t have a soul.