We were all there: They scrolled through social media for the 20th time, it's too hot or too cold to go outside, and somehow you lost the TV remote again. But not everything is hopeless. If you need entertainment and happen to own a Google homepage ($ 79 at Walmart) there are dozens of games to spend your time with.
Here are some that will help us spend a rainy afternoon alone or make a party interesting:
- "Hey, google, talk to Did Thanos Kill Me" sore spot, if you are not about Avengers: Endgame. It's more like an Easter egg. Google will tell you whether or not you have survived the global leap.
- Big Bang Theory fans should try "Hey, google, I want to talk to Lizard Spock about a challenge ." Instead of rock-paper scissors, you can play Sheldon Cooper's Rock-Paper-Scissors-Lizard-Spock against Google Assistant.
- Harry Potter fans can be sorted into their home at Hogwarts by saying, "Hey, google, talk to the wizarding world."
Quiz nights are a great way to spend a Friday, but if you do not feel like leaving home, you can still test your knowledge. You can prefix each name of these quiz games with "Hey, google, talk to …" and test your knowledge of pop culture withUltimate Quiz Show, Dunder Mifflin Trivia and Stranger Things TV Series Quiz . Or see what you remember from movies with Harry Potter Quiz or The Ultimate Avengers Trivia . If you're interested in more traditional trivia, just say: "Hey, google, talk to Trivia Crack."
If you are interested in stories or a longer game, Google offers several adventure games that may interest you. If you imagine a armchair, say: "Hey, google, talk to Sherlock Mysteries." Or, if you are mad for Halloween, say: "Hey, google, talk to Haunted Diaries." Some scary background music and voices accompany the scary story. The story is a bit choppy in some places.
I found that the longer games were best played through the Google Home app so I could read the text and better understand what was happening.
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