Connect With Friends Over A Game

If you’re looking to connect with friends in a fun way, try playing games online. From open-world games to strategy games, there’s something for everyone.

What’s more, you can let others in on the fun. Send a gift card on Gift Card Granny to retailers like Best Buy and GameStop. You save money on your gift card purchase and your recipient can order the games they want, and have it delivered to their doorstep.

Popular video games


Available on Nintendo Switch, Xbox, and PlayStation consoles, Minecraft is a game that kids 10 and up can play. This simple game allows players to create their own world and go on adventures.


This survival of the fittest game will test your ability to think fast, find weapons and resources make weapons, and battle against monsters and foes. It has a rating of T for Teen so it’s better for players 13 and up. The game is played online with friends and is playable across different consoles (i.e. you can play on an Xbox and your friend can join the game on his or her Switch).

Rocket League

This game combines racing and soccer into one. Players drive a rocket-powered car on a huge soccer field and the object of the game is to get the soccer ball into the other team’s net. While the game can be played in single-player mode, it’s a ton of fun when you play it in multiplayer mode.

Digital Copy Games

If the gaming fan in your life prefers a full digital video game experience, you can also buy a gift card for the PlayStation Network and Xbox. Each of these services offers its own gaming subscription service. Think of it as Netflix for gaming. Check out PlayStation Now and Xbox Game Pass for more details.

What’s more, you don’t need a video game console to play fun games and interact with friends. There are plenty of free gaming apps you can download on your Android or iOS device. While the games are free, there are extra perks that are available for purchase inside the game. Send a fellow player an App Store and iTunes gift card or Google Play gift card. The gift card can be used for those in-app purchases to take that game to the next level.

Fun apps to play

Pokémon Go

Since its release in 2016, players can’t get enough of the catch 'em all excitement from Pokémon Go. The game relies on your physical location to train, battle, and gather items for your Pokémon and trainer.

However, creators of the game are currently working on a Pokémon Go update so you can still interact with friends and track your movement. Stay tuned for more details.

Candy Crush Saga

This addictive puzzle game invite players to match 3 or more candies and then crush them to move onto the next row or column. Like Pokémon Go, the download the app is free but if you find yourself out of lives or want extra elements to help you win, these come at a cost.

Clash of Clans

Get ready to claim the battleground in Clash of Clans. This strategy game lets you build your community, earn resources, and head into battle. It’s been around since 2013 but it hasn’t tapered off in popularity. It receives an average rating of 4.5 /5 in the App Store and Google Play store.

In short, stay inside. Grab the controller or your smartphone and have a fun game night with friends.