A fast, frenetic shooter that isn’t actually a shooter, Splatoon’s newest entry is a fast, frenetic shooter that isn’t actually a shooter. Instead of spraying lead at your enemies, you soak them in paint as you try to cover each level’s surface area with your team’s color.
This remastered classic is perfect for short sessions, thanks to its format. The timed runs take skaters through courses where they try to rack up the highest scores possible. Be careful, though - you’ll always want to make time for one last run.
The game’s main story can be completed in manageable chunks, but the replayability really makes Marvel’s Spider-Man a killer app for quick gaming. The enemy bases are infinitely replayable, so you can constantly go back in and try to nail every achievement in that base. Or just blow off steam by beating up some criminals.
Breath of the Wild is considered by many to be one of the best games of all time, but you don’t need to sacrifice hours at a time to explore the game’s vast world. This is especially true for the 120 puzzle shrines spread throughout the game, which players can generally find and solve in 15-minute sessions.