Freeware Games 101: Freeware Games means that they are absolutely 100% free for download for an unlimited amount of time. This is very different than Shareware where you have to pay for the games, typically after a trial period.
With that said, www.freewaregames.net is a great site for all of your free downloadable games, any you could possibly think of. Their goal is to bring you the best free games available, and they do a great job of this, dividing games into easy to navigate categories. Remember, the games do vary in quality, and some may be better than others; But, they’re totally free without any hassles of trial periods.
Some of the more popular games are:
- F.E.A.R. Combat – We wrote about this big release back in August. It’s the full complete game with 10 multiplayer game modes, 10 multiplayer maps, and 12 different weapons. It’s a first person shooter game complete with all of the updates, official maps, and official game codes.
- Rakion – This is an action game filled with sword battles, battle planning, and combat. It has a variety of attack components including armor breaking, and guard and catch techniques.
- Savage – As a commander, you’ll play an in-depth RTS managing the stronghold. If you’re a Warrior, you’ll play a first person combat game. “As the commander in RTS mode, you will tackle resource management, develop a robust tech tree, plan your assault and lead real human players into battle. As a warrior in action mode, you will master many unique weapons, powerful units, and siege vehicles to fight a fast paced battle. ”
- War Rock – This is a first person shooting game in which you’ll have the opportunity to purchase access to a variety of gameplay enhancing items and services. You can also play as-is without purchasing those enhancers.
Besides shooting games (which seem to be the most popular), there are also other games like 3D, Arcade, Board, and Logic. While you’re surfing around Freeware Games.net, you might want to take a peak at their Free Software broken down into categories like business, desktop, education, graphics, etc.
Next, if you’re like me, you’ll love www.game-oldies.com filled with all of the favorite games from Genesis, NES, Gameboy, etc. These games are played right in your browser… like :
- Contra – Oh yeah! An all-time classic!
- Super Mario Brothers 2, and Super Mario Brothers 3
- Road Rash – Remember this one?
If you or someone you know are a die-hard oldies game fan, point them to www.game-oldies.com – they have just about every game imaginable, for about every game system possible!