According to a recent Gartner study, more than 5 million Chromebooks are expected to be sold in 2014 and the sales value will get tripled by 2018. Most of the users think that Google Chromebooks are only meant for taking notes, writing papers and searching the web, but that isnt true. Although, the notebooks manufactured by Google and its affiliates cannot be used for running HD or heavy game applications, but some of the free versions and light-weighted games can be easily enjoyed. However, it is a fact that Chromebooks lack the necessary power to run high-end games but that doesnt mean that they dont have any gaming capabilities.
In this article, you will read about the most loved Chromebook games that feature a blend of action, platforming, and strategy to create an unforgettable user experience.
1. Pocket Legends/Star Legends/Dark Legends/Arcane Legends
After the huge success of the World of Warcraft, Spacetime Studios has come up with a simpler MMO experience to impress casual players. The latest Legends series developed by this game development giant is a collection of free-to-play games that use the same interface to create four different experiences. The basic plots of these games are also different as they are segmented into anthropomorphic fantasy (Pocket Legends), sci-fi (Star Legends), Horror (Dark Legends), and general fantasy (Arcane Legends).
2. Airmech (Free)
Have you ever dreamt of driving a Transformer? Well, if the answer is yes, then immediately take the pleasure of playing Airmech to turn your gaming experience into an exciting one. Counted amongst the popular Real Time Strategy/Multiplayer Online Battle arena games, the plot revolves around the players living in a post-apocalyptic environment and battles with Airmechs, which feature mech robots with transforming capabilities. The main goal is to use the robotic armies for destroying the enemys base and you will be rewarded with the Kudos in-game to collect more Airmechs and units.
Bastion, Supergiant Games first game, has won many awards and recognitions for its amazing plot, alluring backgrounds, and excellent mechanism. Entitled as the winner of more than 100 awards, the game has got itself enlisted in the list of Top 10 games, and has got the Best Downloadable Game award from the Spike VGA Awards. The game plot features the story of a young warrior who fought for his survival till the end of the world. His entire journey will showcase a world of danger that came across while finding a way to save himself and others, who finally survived. You can try the first few levels without paying any charges, but an amount of $14.99 have to be spent to gain access to the full version.
Polycraft is a beautiful story of a hero who finds himself on a mysterious island and fights his battle through the stages full of mysterious Wildlings and dangerous Ferals. A player is required to defend the Wildlings by collecting resources while progressing through the stages, exploring the island, and building a series of towers. Featuring a perfect blend of survival/exploration game mechanics, the game features an alluring artistic style and simple yet addictive game mechanics. The full version of the game is offered for free, but players can buy Amber, the games currency, to enhance construction speed and buy better weapons.
5. Spelunky HTML5 (Free)
Spelunky HTML5 is an amazing devilish delight that features a hapless explorer finding his way through the beautiful and bulky treasure-filled caverns. A player is required to be extra active, attentive, and should stay on his toes as any new challenge may arise uncertainly. The player will have to keep his eyes around every corner as the game has numerous terrors including snakes, bats and others on the way to finish. If you want to enjoy some good, classic fun, then this game featuring challenging level-designs and 8-bitstyle retro graphics is an ideal option for you.
The above mentioned games will deliver an amazing and unforgettable experience to the majority of users who think that a Chromebook can only be used for being productive. Apart from these, you can also try World Golf Game, Lord of Ultima, Happy Wheels, Crimson: Steam Pirates, Kingdom Rush, Realm of the Mad God, and many others. So, what are you waiting for? Head towards to Google Play Store and download or install your favorite games on Chromebook and get going!
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