What forms of games are most popular in Canada?

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How do you enjoy a game and what games are most popular in Canada? From sitting down with your friends and family to try a board game to firing up the latest new game on one of the best consoles of the decade, there is no end to the ways in which you can enjoy a game in Canada. Here are some of the best ways Canadians like to game.

What games are most popular in Canada

Sports

Obviously, Canada has a massive appetite for gaming in the form of sports. Canadian ice hockey is known all around the world for being fast and intense. Just as many people dream of playing in the top English football clubs like Manchester United, many hockey players dream of being able to one play in one of the top Canadian hockey teams.

Hockey is considered to be the national sport of Canada and the National Hockey League will always attract massive interest both at home and in other countries. Millions of people tune in to watch both the finals of the leagues, and the medal matches during global competitions like the Olympic Games.

Online Games

The spread of the internet throughout Canada has brought with it the ability to log onto a computer and instantly start playing a game. Whether Canadians are checking out a new casino to try or they are settling in for their first session of the latest MMORPG, there is no doubting that Canadians love to play games.

One of the biggest styles of game that has emerged in recent years has been esports style games. These include popular titles like Counter Strike: Global Offensive and certain types of games played online with multiple players. The great advantages of these games are that they can be played by anyone, so long as they have a copy of the game and a machine to play them on. Throw in competitive leagues and the chance to become a pro-gamer, and it is easy to see why esports are as popular as they are fast becoming.

Board Games

Many Canadians are choosing to fall back on the old favourite of playing a few board games. There has been a massive upswing in the popularity of gaming cafes. In such establishments, players can gather with friends (or even with strangers if there is a designated night for such events) and can try some of their favourite games.

One game that has exploded in popularity is the German-made Catan. This strategy game pits players against each other for the control of resources on an island and has found fans all over the world beyond Canada.

When down-time beckons, there is no finer way to enjoy than to try out one of the games mentioned on the list above. Even if you do not consider yourself to be a gamer, there is a chance that you follow sports and that you have tried a board game once or twice in your life. Find a style of gaming that suits you and start exploring what it has to offer today!

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