The Games That Helped Me Through Heartbreak

A little over a month ago, my world was thrown for a loop when my girlfriend sat me down to tell me she wanted to break up. It completely blind-sided me and took its toll on me emotionally. Because we were living together, it affected other parts of my life too. Due to the nature of the breakup, we still had to live together for a bit while we got situated in our new lives apart from one another. In the meantime, I threw myself even more into video games and maintaining my daily writing here. Recently, I came to the realization that a lot of the games I’ve played in the last month or so have been instrumental in helping me through this breakup. Here’s are some of the games I’ve played and how they’ve helped.

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Firewatch Review

One of the games I hoped to play back at the PlayStation Experience was Campo Santo's Firewatch, but the booth only had two demos and the demo itself was about a half hour of the game. So when they told me at 3:00pm on the Sunday of the show that I might not get in until before the show floor closed at 6:00pm, I decided to just hold off and wait until the game finally released. And I'm kinda glad I did.

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