The Best Games to Buy During the Holiday Season


Ryan Jayne, Staff Writer

With the holidays slowly approaching, video game lovers will want to get their hands on the best games this season, both unreleased and released. So, to avoid last-minute panics on what to buy, here’s a top 5 list of games that you should buy for the holiday season. 

5). Borderlands 3

The Borderlands series has always been met with tons of praise, and this installment is no different. The game is an open-world, first person shooter that features iconic graphics. It was met with great numbers in sales, surpassing 5 million copies shipped back in September. This game would be a great gift for people who enjoy a new experience to a beloved franchise. 

4). Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

Coming out on November 15th, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is a single-player action-adventure game that takes place in the Star Wars universe, right after the events of Revenge of the Sith. In the game, you are a Jedi Padawan who becomes a fugitive who hopes to restore the Jedi Order. This game would be a great choice for any Star Wars fan this holiday season. 

3). Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 

The latest installment in the Call of Duty franchise, Modern Warfare has been met with only good responses from fans. Released on October 25th, the game has been trending on every social media platform. The game has also been praised by critics, scoring an 8/10 on IGN and an 81% on Metacritic. This game is the perfect gift for anyone who is a fan of the Call of Duty franchise. 

2). Death Stranding

Having come out for PS4 on November 8th, Death Stranding is a game that has hyped up so many gaming fans. The game’s plot follows a postman in a post-apocalyptic world in this narrative thriller who is attempting to reconnect society. The game has also been advertised by notable sources, through a Rick and Morty ad through Arby’s.

1). Pokémon Sword and Shield

Pokémon Sword and Shield is the latest installment in the Pokémon franchise, and it features so many new experiences and Pokémon in the new Galar region. The game shows great potential with its beautiful graphics and a new, innovative Pokémon experience coming to stores on November 15th. This is perfect game for RPG fans who are looking for a notable series.