This is the ever growing list of games that meet our criteria of efficient gaming.  If a game is on this list, it means it offers a lot of value (engaging, interesting, rewarding gameplay) for minimal time invested per play session. There is no specific ranking, only recommendations.  You won’t find an individual GO30 article for every game listed here but be assured that if the game is on this list, we have played it and it certainly qualifies.  If you don’t have a lot of spare time but still want to get some quality gaming into your daily/weekly routine, this is what we recommend:

Volume 5 (2020 – 2022)

Grid Legends
Vampire Survivors
Chivalry II
Sniper Elite 5

Volume 4 (2020)

Civilization VI
Jackbox Party Pack Games
Tabletop Simulator
Star Wars Squadrons
Sea of Thieves
Red Dead Redemption 2 / Red Dead Online
Stardew Valley
Death Stranding

Volume 3 (2019)

Ace Combat 7
Dirt Rally 2.0
World War Z
Insurgency: Sandstorm
DOTA Underlords
Slay the Spire
Risk of Rain 2
Phoenix Point
NFS Heat
Jedi Fallen Order
For the King
Modern Warfare

Volume 2 (2018)

Deep Rock Galactic
Poly Bridge
Stories: The Path of Destinies
Into the Breach
No Man’s Sky NEXT
Super Mario Odyssey
Dead Cells
Divinity: Original Sin 2
Fortnite (Save the World Mode)
Forza Horizon 4

Volume 1 (2017)

Star Wars The Old Republic
Dirt Rally
Final Fantasy Brave Exvius
Grim Dawn
FTL (Faster Than Light)
Killing Floor 2
Diablo III
Starcraft 2
Doom (Modern)
Rocket League
Defense Grid 2
Forza 6
XCOM:EW (Mobile)
Battlefield 1
Forza Horizon 3
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands