Throughout the entirety of the coronavirus pandemic, one recommendation has been doled out over and over again: stay home. Maybe you once fantasized about never having to leave the house—a time when you’re supposed to be lazy and stay inside for the good of society. It’s a glorious proposition, but after several months, we’re all going stir-crazy. If you need a break from The Office reruns, check out some of the mobile videogames we’ve rounded up below. They’re sure to distract you from all the bad news, at least temporarily.
Prefer to game on a larger screen? Check out our favorite console and PC games to play if you’re stuck inside. For passing the time passively, our list of what to watch while you’re stuck inside and our favorite geeky YouTube channels may help.
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Updated for July 2020: We’ve added a couple of new games and updated descriptions to reflect recent gameplay updates.