Online Games – The Best Pastime

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Internet is filled with millions of free games which is played by people staying around different parts of the globe. Regardless of the age or occupation people are free to play the different games freely over the net that becomes their passion too.

It is possible to play online games only when you have an internet connection. But most of the games available as free that enables the player to enjoy their time without any cost. Online free games ranges from simple text-based games to graphics included games.

Based on number of players in a gaming system, there are single player and multi-player online games. Single player online games will be allowed by a single player to play the game for his own entertainment whereas a multi-player game system involves more than one player playing the game thereby, creating an online community. Thus, serving as a platform for social interaction.

There are several other types of games which are discussed as follows:

Simulation games:

In this category, there are business, city building, space flight simulator, war games and so on. Usually here the real-life activities are duplicated as a game. In this type of game, there is no special goal but involves playing as a character in a game by running or anything.

Sports games:

Sports games is a category in which players can enjoy playing different sports such as cricket, soccer, volley ball, formula one race, and so on. Here the player should have knowledge of the real sport to play these online games. The games allow testing of precision and accuracy of the player. This is a popular category because games are like real world sports.

Strategy games:

Strategy games include board puzzles as a primary game and, there are many skills required here to win the game such as thinking, planning and making wise decision. This type of game is quite time-consuming and takes some time to complete the game. Some of the puzzles, action and simulation games require strategic thinking but they won’t come under the category of Strategy games. Strategy games do not involve any physical challenge, but there will be competition between players in which one should excel in thinking to win the opponent.

Arcade games:

Arcade game is a type coin-operated machine in which players can play it freely, as it is kept mostly in public places. But now an online version of the game is available where people can play and get high score. This game is more unrealistic and mainly focused on how quickly you play the game.

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