What Are MMOs? — An “MMO,” also sometimes referred to as an “MMOG,” stands for “Massively multiplayer online game.” An MMO is a game or virtual online world that hosts multiple players–sometimes dozens, hundreds, or thousands–at once. MMOs are played over an Internet connection, and players can typically interact with each other through speech and/or text. An MMO can be played through a computer, a game console,...read more
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Social games for Facebook and other social networks are offered in an impressive assortment of colors and flavors. You can tend to your farm, build yourself a city, pick at a puzzle, fend off zombies, or crush your enemies and hear the lamentations of their women. Got some spare time and a Facebook account? Here are ten of the best free social games currently available. Grab a friend, grab a drink, and have fun. Ravenwood Fair (Simulation) — It’s one...read more
The summer months are ideal for fresh air and exercise, but sometimes outdoor activities are rendered downright unpleasant by that relentless, pulsating ball of nuclear fire in the sky. If you need a break from Mr. Sun, consider slipping into an air-conditioned basement to chip away at some video games. What’s that? You’re saving your money for ice cream? Well, here are ten of the best free games and free-to-play games available online, inclufing free...read more
Looking to play all the best free online social games for Facebook you’ve been hearing so much about? Our guide to social gaming breaks down how to get social games, install them and enjoy free online games of all types without needing a degree in computer engineering. Here’s how to start playing today: What is a Social Game? — Generally, a social game refers to a game that is coupled with social interaction–in other words, a multiplayer...read more
Reportedly coming soon to an Xbox Live service near you: Free-to-play games, with in-game purchases made possible with Microsoft Points! Free-to-play games and game consoles have had a curious relationship thus far. You can play Sony’s massively multiplayer online game Free Realms on the PlayStation 3, but it took a long time for Sony to port the game over from its original PC home. Nintendo has made it clear that free-to-play games will not appear on...read more