PC gaming is a great way to get in the holiday spirit, especially this year as the pandemic has pretty much ruined people’s scheduled gatherings and parties – not to mention Christmas markets and holiday events being canceled altogether – In fact, holiday themed titles are one of the few ways you can do this

Fortunately, some developers are still planning on launching their Christmas events, similar to last year when titles like Red Dead Redemption 2 and Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare received Christmas updates on top of that, there are some games – indie and others – that envelop the players in all the cozy Christmas joy

Just because you can’t sit around a long table with the whole family this holiday season filling your tummy with ham and mashed potatoes doesn’t mean all is lost, put on a soft pair of warm socks, go for it Get yourself a delicious cup of Belgian hot chocolate (or mulled wine) and play one of these PC games to celebrate the festive season

Sims 4, everyone’s favorite life simulation game, has always had a good holiday with the Seasons expansion pack.You can use it to celebrate things like Valentine’s Day (Love Day), Thanksgiving Day (Harvest Festival) and Christmas (Winter Festival) in-game, just like you would in real life would do

It took it to a new level this year with Snowy Escape on the winter theme of Japan, you may not be able to hit the actual slopes this year, but at least you can do it through your Sims on behalf of

If this is your first (or umpteenth) time to celebrate Christmas alone, trust that this year you will not be the only one to do so

Fortunately, you have First Snow to keep you company and easily identify with Allison Merlo, a college freshman struggling through her first winter away from family and friends. His beautiful art direction, great storyline, and compelling LGBTQ characters make this game the perfect winter companion for all lonely hearts of this festive season

Just because Halloween is over doesn’t mean the horror festival has to end.Horror comedy-themed Christmas-themed entertainment is hardly unknown, and Cthulhu Saves Christmas is just one of many in this turn-based JRPG, you play Cthulhu, Lord of the Insane as he sets out to regain his powers

Since this is Christmas, all he can do is save Santa Claus from the wretched League of Christmas Evil, of which Krampus and Mari Lwyd are of course members

Christmas and crime inexplicably meet in novel’s Christmas, a unique take on Ace Attorney Nur-style games, it’s filled with anthropomorphic characters

You play the Wolf Detective Novel who, while on vacation, is forced to solve a puzzle in a tavern he is in, find clues, interview characters, and make decisions that can affect the outcome of the game And As with any good crime fiction, there will be a couple of deaths, so maybe play this without the kids

Visual novel fans should enjoy the holidays by playing the full-voiced (in English) Kaori After Story As a sequel to ACE Academy, the game continues the love story between your character and Kaori over Christmas and New Years while you meet the family and take part in the celebrations

The game is more of a romantic interactive story than anything else However, if you run out of Netflix rom-coms for the vacation, it will fill that void if necessary

Christmas Adventures: Candy Storm is a perfect game to get you in the holiday mood in this wonderful hidden object adventure, your task is to save Christmas and, like most hidden object games, you will be immersed in a relaxing puzzle that perfectly complements the Christmas spirit

While not the longest game on the market, it offers lots of family-friendly fun at a very affordable price, and runs on any Windows device this Page of 2000

While most vacation-themed games are relaxing additions to vacation fun, Secret Santa adds an element of danger in this pixel art entry, it’s your job as Santa Claus to deliver gifts

There’s a twist, however, where you need to stay hidden and avoid obstacles in order to achieve your goal Otherwise, you could be shot, hacked, or blown up. In addition to 30 levels of stealthy fun, the game is free, too

If you are a fan of time management games, Delicious – Emily’s Christmas Story is for you. Complete the characters’ Christmas orders in 6 locations, 61 story levels, and 31 bonus levels so you have enough fun to do the most Holidays to survive

With a vacation-themed score, plus story and locations, you’ll be more than ready for Christmas Day after playing this holiday entry in the Delicious series

Steep doesn’t have to be a vacation theme, but anything with that much snow is perfect for the holidays.If you can’t make it to your favorite ski resort on this vacation due to the pandemic, steep is the perfect replacement

Conquer a snow-covered open world on skis, snowboard, or even a wingsuit to get your adrenaline pumping.If you want an even more immersive experience, Steep is compatible with all Tobii Eye Tracking playground equipment

Join the village festivals in the adorable 2D pixel art game Stardew Valley. Being a part of Pelican Town’s own festival of the Winter Star is the perfect way to prepare for the real holidays

You only have to visit the city on Jan. Winter of each year between 900 and 14Enter midnight to take part, play Secret Santa with a random character, and receive a Secret Santa gift yourself

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