Top 5 Video Games You Should Play This Summer
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It is summer time! And everyone is looking for ways of having fun. This summer, there are so many fun activities that you can engage in. While we want to be outdoors, shopping and indulging in various activities, you can also choose to spend some of your time indoors playing a wide array of cool video games for summer. S

ummer time is fun time; good weather, no hectic schedules and plenty of relaxation.

Fortunately for game lovers, there are several on the list of best video games that you can play to relax and unwind. With approximately three months to go until fall comes knocking, below are some of the best video games ever that are popularly associated with summertime.

With these games, your new found free time will not only be relaxing but exciting as well.

Watch Dogs (Ubisoft)

Image Source: Flickr.comIf you fancy action-adventure games, Watch Dogs is the next gaming action from the creators of “Splinter Cell” from Tom Clancy and “Assassin’s Creed”. The aim of this summer video game is to try and wipe out the corrupt guys. In this game, players act as Aiden Pearce, a vigilante who is Irish American. Aiden is powerful and possesses exemplary hacking skills that can alter the game in big ways. Aiden has the capability to alter the environment around him. Using his cellphone, he can send out commands that can mess up Chicago’s routine schedules by destroying bridges, setting up road blocks and tampering with traffic lights. On the list of Watch Dogs releases are Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS4, PS3 and PC.

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 Mario Kart 8 (Nintendo)

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If you don’t remember or never played Nintendo’s Kart racing series when you were a kid, you probably missed out on one of the best video games. No need to worry because the popular racing game from Nintendo is back!

The focus this time is on Mario Kart 8 which has a wide array of new additions such as the capability to keep a record of your best races as well as anti-gravity tracks. If you’re looking to enjoy one of the best video games 2015, this game has a 12-player online play with 2 player local multiplayer, together with a whole new set of items and characters.

It’s worth mentioning that Mario Kart 8 is undoubtedly, one of the trendiest and best video games this year because it is possible to stream the game in HD. Mario Kart 8, the 8th installment in the series is warming up to become one of the best of this summer’s video games.

The Last of Us Remastered (Sony Computer Entertainment of America)

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In the previous game, Naughty Dog charmed the hearts of many with a fully exciting adventure game, “The Last of Us” targeted for owners of PS3 across the globe. For those awaiting to enjoy summer 2015 video games, Sony re-released the game on PS4, Sony’s new home console. “The Last of Us Remastered” is the name for the new game version.

Some of the features to anticipate in this new version include a series of new controls, new high res textures, sports full 1080p resolution and capability to download content that was in the previously released about the game.

It will be remembered that in 2013, “The Last of Us” was one of the best video games and a favorite for Game of the Year thanks to its fantastic single-player story that revolves around Ellie and Joel. This summer, game lovers still have the chance to sample and enjoy “The Last of Us Remastered” on PS4.

Super Smash Bros 3DS (Nintendo)

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If you thought Mario Kart 8 was Nintendo’s only offering for summer, you’re wrong. Super Smash Bros 3DS is an excellent summer video game highly associated with an exciting multiplayer experience. This is a famous fighting game the features Nintendo characters of Samus, Mario and Link against Mega Man and Sonic, non-Nintendo characters.

Super Smash Bros debuts this summer on Nintendo 3DS and provides local support for four players both offline and online and works perfectly well in a full 3D environment. Super Smash Bros 3DS is equipped with amazing content both for those who like to play on their own or compete with their friends.

Wolfenstein: The New Order (Bethesda)

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If you love high adrenaline shooting games that will keep you engaged all day long, Wolfenstein: The New Order is worth the try. This game traces back its roots to 1992 and the days of the legendary first person shooter franchise. For those who are into PC gaming, the game takes you back, showcasing how the Nazi’s conquered during the World War II.

The challenge for players is that they need to, against all odds, find a way to effectively launch a strong counter offensive against the Nazi forces. This best summer video game allows players to tour around Europe with the aim of destroying as many Nazi forces as you possibly can. It’s also interesting to find out how the Nazi’s become so powerful and untouchable during the war. Wolfenstein: The New Order is now available on PS4, PS, Xbox One, and PC.

There are lots of games and newer editions expected to be released in summer, after all it’s a great time for kids to buy and try new videos and games when on vacation. However, the list of the best video games for summer isn’t limited to the above discussed games.

If you need more variety, feel free to check for numerous games on any video game system you have. The Playstation, Nintendo eShop, Xbox Marketplace and Steam have very exciting games from not as well known developers which retail at customer friendly prices.

Word of advice; this summer the best videos games of 2015 aren’t necessarily the only ones to consider. You can also try checking older games and see if you can find something interesting. Whichever video games you decide to choose, you should make sure to choose games that are fun, have enough levels for long term play and is something everyone in your family or friends will enjoy!

So, if you’re into PC video games, you have a wide range of options that you can choose from. Sit back, grab a controller and enjoy your summer.

So, what makes your best video games list this summer?