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Games Online

Updated on June 13, 2013
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Martin is an experienced software developer with a passion for retro machines and gaming.

Games Online

Games Online - one of the phenomenons of the modern internet.

From up to date PC and console games to those retro classics that we (of a certain age!) remember - online gaming has never been more popular than now.

There are many internet sites that provide free online games - so if you fancy a quick (or lengthy) break from the humdrum of your every day activity - maybe this hub can help you a little.

Game Online can be a lot of fun, and with the many retro games online (such as Pacman, Space Invaders, Asteroids, Scamble and lots of Amiga Games) you can transport yourself back to the golden age of gaming...

Quake Live Online

The ever popular Quake Live
The ever popular Quake Live

Modern games online

Your modern gamer will play the likes of up to date PC games (usually first person shooters or real time strategy games) online against other human players.

Online games like this have really taken off over the last few years and the way in which the player can immerse him or herself within the game world is superb.

The console market has really grabbed hold of online gaming too - with the likes of X-Box live becoming a world-wide past-time for gamers both young and old.

Playing individually or as part of a team the online possibilities expand further and further as each year goes by.

Skyrim is currently one of the most addicting games available to play on-line.

Things have come a long way since Wolrd of Warcraft first started!

Games Online

Games online are both modern and classic
Games online are both modern and classic

Online FPS

The Call of Duty series continues to be popular
The Call of Duty series continues to be popular

Retro Games Online

Gamers of a certain age (like yours truly!) will perhaps be intro retro gaming and computer history.

Retro gaming is becoming more and more popular with sites like World Of Spectrum, Lemon Amiga and ZX Spectrum Games providing detailled information into classic games from the 1980's and 1990's.

Now hundreds of versions of these games can be played online as well as those classic arcade games such as Pac-Man, Scramble, Space Invaders, Space Harrier, Asteroids, Galaxian, Missile Command, Tetris and Frogger.

It's quite funny because the old rivalries are still there. The 'war' between the ZX Spectrum and the C64 still rages, the Amiga users still look down upon the Atari ST, Master System and NES - and rightly so! ;-)

So - for example if you fancy playing some classic ZX Spectrum games without the need of a Spectrum Emulator then try the likes of to get you started!

Arcade Classic - Paperboy

Paperboy still plays well today...
Paperboy still plays well today...

Half Life Online

How much does it cost?

In many cases hundreds of online games are free to play - especially the classics like a good old Pacman Game, Tetris or Asteroids.

There are hundreds of original arcade versions to play as well as modern re-makes - all for free!

So what are you waiting for?

Get some free online games and help to pass the time...

Unreal Tournament Online


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