What, by definition, is a “video game?” Earth’s greatest scholars agree that it has something to do with sitting in front of the television and rescuing princesses, usually by way of manipulating a controller that is attached to a game box, which, in turn, is attached to a television. While that description of a video game isn’t necessarily incorrect, it’s about ten years out of date. Console and PC gaming is still very relevant, but...read more
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Imagine a Final Fantasy-themed social game. Imagine your Facebook wall plastered with requests from friends who need a fistful of gil to buy themselves a sweet black Chocobo. It might sound like a nightmare scenario to some, but a Final Fantasy social game is indeed in the works, and we can think of a few fans who will be happy to play it. Oh, and don’t panic: there are no current plans to bring the game to Facebook, so your wall will remain clean for now. In...read more
If you’re on a tight budget, then no doubt you’re the owner of a thousand and one worries. Here’s a nice revelation, though: if money’s a bit scarce but you have a semi-decent computer, you already have access to hundreds of free games. Not surprisingly, only some free-to-play games are worth experiencing, while others are better off festering in a pit somewhere. Part two of our guide to online free-to-play games will direct you to some of...read more
There was a time when playing free games online required you to wade through pounds of text in a multi-user dungeon (MUD) or else involved clicking aimlessly on a virtual pet for hours. But over the past few years, the free-to-play online game market has blossomed into a huge industry, with several offerings that are as detailed and complex as some of the full-price console games available at retail. With so many free games up for grabs, it can be difficult to...read more
There are hundreds of free social games available on the internet, and they span a multitude of genres, which makes finding a place to start a bit intimidating. The second half of our guide to the best social games will help you get a handle on games for Facebook and other social networks by listing the best available entries in the Racing/Sports genre, the Simulation genre, and the Family/Kids genre. TOP 5 CAR/RACING/SPORTS SOCIAL GAMES Car Town — If you...read more