10 Best Online Gaming Sites
Sometimes you just need a break. Classwork piles up, tests stress you out, and work can feel like a grind. But thanks to the wonders of the Internet, you can kill some time with these online gaming sites whenever you need a break. If you’re in class, visit at your own risk:
Shockwave is free to join, and you can either create a new account or sign in via Facebook. (And if you don’t have a Facebook account, you’re probably not even reading this right now.) Games are divided by category, including strategy games and daily jigsaw puzzles and memory quizzes.
TeaGames’ offerings mostly fall in the sports or shooter categories, but they’re simple and clean enough to be easily understood and played by everyone. The mini golf game is extremely addicting, so be warned.
You don’t need an account to play, but if you sign up for one (they’re free), you can track your scores and accomplishments over time. One of their most popular offerings is “Cursed Treasure: Don’t Touch My Gems!”, a tower defense game that’s racked up more than 2.4 million plays.
Pogo offers a variety of free games to users, but you can also buy a Club Pogo account by the month or year that gives you access to premium games as well as eliminating the ads from the games you play. If you’re a regular gamer, it’s a good choice.
Newgrounds hosts videos as well as games, and their ranks are divided by genre, including multiplayer, shooters, and driving games. A great way to take a break and shift your brain away from work.
The name says it all. If your bored with whatever you’re working on and need to let off some steam, head to Bored and enjoy a variety of simple but fun games and videos.
Simple but still effective, Games.com focuses on word games, casino games, and puzzle and arcade games. Good if you want to zone out for a while.
Evony is an empire-building game in which players manage a city and its inhabitants by adding and maintaining inns, mills, mines, and more. Unlike other online multiplayer games, Evony is “free forever,” making it a bit more inviting to casual players.
Gamesville is different from other online gaming sites in that it’s built on the concept of online game shows in which users all play a game together in real time to compete for prizes. Free to join.
10. Yahoo Games
One of the most popular online portals for news and e-mail is also a great destination for web-based games. The main page features a constantly updated list of the popular games of the moment, as well as staff
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