ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel
  • »
  • Games, Toys, and Hobbies»
  • Computer & Video Games

Free Online Games versus Console Games: New Game Releases A Review

Updated on September 10, 2014

Check out top free games


There are many popular sites for free gaming. You can visit sites like Miniclip, Kongregate or Addicting games for a full list of most popular free games. In this review, you will see some of them.

a) 8 Ball Pool

b) Road of Fury

c) Motocross Nitro

d) Realm of the Mad God

e) Ballistic

f) League of Angels

g) Bejeweled 3

h) Mahjong Safari

i) Solitaire

Gamers gaming dilemma

Fretting over your sharp shooter who keeps rifting away when you corner him? Online games simply thrill though one notes that there is little to see by way of background or music variety. Review of new game releases for console games and online games show marked superiority in gaming for those gamers opting for games played using consoles. It is a kind of reply, all dedicated players understand and it make sense to spend endless hours battling another unseen player across the ether.

Console games and top contenders

Here you have another aspect to gaming known as online console gaming. For this you need Internet connection for your console over an Internet gaming network. First position for gaming network is hard fought between Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft. Their consoles Nintendo, PlayStation and Xbox provide great gaming fun for players. New games soon become old games but players addicted to them will not stop playing theses old games.

Sega is supposedly the pioneer in network gaming and they have two games that enjoy immense popularity with gaming crowd. Sonic the Hedgehog and Demolition Man have been around for more than 20 years. Nintendo leads the field with its 3D Tetris and Mario the Juggler. Sony released Class of Heroes 2 recently.

Console gaming is fun

Different consoles offer varied options
Different consoles offer varied options | Source

Video console games enjoying top spot

Other video console games enjoying popularity are The Lost World: Jurassic Park, FIFA Road to World Cup 98, Karous and G Sonic by Sega, Virtual Bowling, Titanic, Metal Slader Glory: Director’s Cut and Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess by Nintendo, Alien Invasion by Fairchild Semiconductor, Super Asteroids and Missile Command, Air Raid and Klax Acid Drop by Atari among many new games that are becoming old.

Upcoming games for 2014 -- 2015

Online games are likeable

Many gamers however like to hit the games scene in some Internet café without the bother of downloading or keeping track of their game files. Free online games are popular for two reasons – one, most of them has multiplayer feature and two, there is infinity number of games at your perusal. So, players are able to get new games from new game developers all the time.

Games are totally FUN

Cast your vote for Gaming

Go online for game playing

Many players go online to any gaming site and download games that they like. Most are available free and provide hours of satisfying gaming action. Accent however is shifting to another new dimension called hand held device gaming. Hand held devices consist of telephones that have adaptation for games and game playing. Indeed most of top online games like 8 ball pool and Bejeweled are made for mobile phones.

8 Ball Pool gives players a veritable experience in gaming. The entire scenario is well organized and players get to play others who are of equal skill. You get coins for winning tournaments and with this, you can buy new cues or even your new pool table.

Bejeweled is a simple game where you have an assortment of jewels. As a player, you can change one jewel to its neighboring place. In doing so, you have to bring three jewels in line. If you do this, they crumble and fall. If you bring down more jewels, you get a higher score.

Gamers fight to keep control

Every game is the end of the world for gaming enthusiasts
Every game is the end of the world for gaming enthusiasts | Source

Are you a cheetah with spots?

Do you game on the go?

See results

Strategy and first person shooter games

Popularity of first person shooter games and strategy games

First person shooter games are almighty popular among players of younger set while strategy games attract older and more mature players. Here are top game picks in both categories.

A) Strategy games

  1. StarCraft II
  2. War game: Air Land Battle
  3. Sword of the Stars
  4. Supreme Commander

B) First person shooter games

  1. Doom 2
  2. Doom 3
  3. Far Cry 2
  4. Far Cry 3
  5. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
  6. Call of Duty: Black Ops
  7. Killzone 3
  8. Goldeneye
  9. Star Trek: Elite Force II

Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II is a first person shooter game or rather a fighting game where you progress through a series of steps where you keep upgrading your skills and weapons. Game also involves solving puzzles to go forward. Katam is your hero who is given the choice to go with dark side or fight on light side. His task is to stop seven Jedi Knights from discovering the burial ground of supreme Jedi Knight.

Sword of the Stars has vast differences programmed for different paths that each player can take. Thus, you can choose a group that is slow in fights but high in problem solving. It involves gamers in a space encounter with asteroids, slaver raids, alien probes and bugs from space. Strategy consists in making the right decisions like ship customization for going forward in the game.

Top games for online or video gaming

Video game
Online game
Android game
Grand Auto Theft V
8 Ball Pool
The Walking Dead: Season I and II
Tetris
Bejeweled 3
Clumsy Ninja
Super Mario Bros
Bubble Shooter
Angry Birds
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Last Tango
QuizUp
Top games in each category

Choosing your gaming mobile phone

Trend today is more on gaming and less on things like shopping. Gaming is very useful for a variety of reasons.

  1. Helps pass time
  2. Helps break tension
  3. Keeps your mind active
  4. Play with your clique

Rich and enjoyable gaming experience

While free online games give you freedom to check into your game at any time without any cost or worries, console games offer a greater playing experience because they have good sound effects and better maneuverability in game playing. Android games offer some good choices too. Gamers will always seek only those new Internet game releases because there is always something better in the next new game.

Share your thoughts

Submit a Comment

  • snerfu profile image
    Author

    Vivian Sudhir 2 years ago from Madurai, India

    Thanks DDE 3. I took time out for Christmas. Hope you have a wonderful year ahead.

  • DDE profile image

    Devika Primić 2 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Interesting about such games. I am not a gamer and have not thought about it. Your choices are great. My son plays some of these games. Tweeted, shared, voted up!