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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LEGO Marvel's Avengers Review

When LEGO Marvel Super Heroes came out a couple years ago, it quickly became one of my favorite games in the series. Pulling from the full Marvel roster, that game made reference to the movies, comics, tv shows, and cartoons. LEGO Marvel's Avengers pulls the focus down into the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the characters therein. The game's story covers six movies from the MCU. The Avengers and Avengers: Age of Ultron make up the brunt of the levels with Captain America: The First AvengerIron Man 3Thor: The Dark World, and Captain America: The Winter Soldier are each told through their own self-contained levels.

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