The Best Video Games for Non-Gamers to Play in Quarantine


If you’ve been on the fence about playing video games but suddenly find yourself with nothing but time on your hands, this is your chance! From puzzling mysteries to relaxing farming simulators, these 15 games are perfect for someone who has never once touched a video game controller. In this video, Polygon’s Simone de Rochefort explains why you might want to check these out, even if you aren’t sure what exactly a Fortnite is.

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  4. Taylor Garron and Chanel James Made a Whole Movie From Separate Homes
  5. Matthew Rhys Walks Us Through Getting Humped Off a Bed
  6. Sam Richardson Is Daddy and He Is Familiar (With Guns)
  7. Tom Stourton’s Face was Not Allowed to Play Edward Snowden
  8. Elijah Wood Is Just a Really Nice Guy, Honestly
  9. Michael Ian Black Owns a Robot Car
  10. Allow Selling Sunset’s Mary Fitzgerald to Convince You to Move to L.A.
  11. Meeting the Greatest Band You’ve (Maybe) Never Heard Of
The 15 Best Video Games for Non-Gamers