At the time of writing, the gaming market has a current valuation of $385 billion. It’s big business. Nearly everyone in today’s world is making the most of game hacks, sampling PlayStation 5 titles, exploring virtual reality hits, and playing smartphone releases on the move. Browser games are another go-to option for many, with these titles being easy to access through an internet web browser.
Whether it’s via a Dell PC or Apple’s very own iPad, games from this genre provide plenty of fun and entertainment, they kill time, and they can enable someone to switch off and relax. Not every product in this area is necessarily worth devoting some serious time and attention to, though. So, with that in mind, below is a brief look at eight top browser games that deserve a session right now.
Grind your way to glory in Street Skater
The series of classic Tony Hawk games this is not, but Street Skater still serves up plenty of notable plus points. A simple but effective release, this retro-style favorite tasks players with grinding their way to some high scores, all while collecting coins and pulling off some impressive tricks.
War Brokers is a solid FPS title
If you’re partial to the odd FPS release and fancy taking out your rivals with some sharp shooting in an epic combat scenario, then you’ll enjoy War Brokers. Offering a variety of game modes, from classic 8v8 to battle royale, this seriously underrated browser release is worth playing.
Abobo’s Big Adventure features classic Nintendo characters
If you prefer games with a more classic feel to them, then Abobo’s Big Adventure could be the browser product for you. An action RPG, you’ll stumble across the likes of Donkey Kong in this fight-based extravaganza.
Evoplay’s Temple of Thunder features mythical creatures
This top developer has delivered once again as another popular game continues to appeal to mass audiences. Evoplay’s Temple of Thunder features mythical creatures, such as Zeus, Athena, and Hades, as gamers aim to reach the summit of Olympus and receive the gods’ gifts. If you’re a fan of Greek mythology, you’ll definitely like this one.
RuneScape is a favorite from 2001
Ask most senior gamers about some of the most iconic releases from yesteryear, and RuneScape will probably spring to mind for many of them. A 2001 favorite, this point-and-click MMORPG has it all, from quests to complete to a variety of exploration missions to embark on, given the game’s vast world and the various guilds that are all aiming to reign supreme.
Linerider has been around for years
While Linerider isn’t the most intricate release you’ll ever come across, sometimes the best games have a simple premise. All you do in this one is draw a track on which a character on a sled can successfully ride and pull off some stunts. It’s straightforward to grasp and really fun.
Take out zombies in Nightpoint
Does anyone fancy killing hordes of zombies in an all-action, multi-player RPG game? If so, then Nightpoint is most definitely for you. Make sure you top the leaderboard at the end of your session, though.
Wings.io is a blast
A browser game that has been shining for a good while now, Wings.io is another browser release that won’t blow you away in terms of its graphics, but it will certainly keep you occupied for a good while. Using a mouse, players shoot lasers, fire bullets, and drop bombs on enemies, all with the aim of topping the rankings at the end of the war.
Other games to look at include BrowserQuest, Wordle, Neopets, GeoGuessr, and Frogger Classic.