Everyone likes playing games. In days gone by card games were all the rage and even today packs of playing cards are still a best seller at games shops.
Many years ago TV games became popular with an Atari set being a much envied item and many kids learning hand eye co ordination on games such as “Space Invaders” and “Sonic” the little squirrels that used to run and jump trying to collect rings while avoiding all sorts of obstacles.
Then some serious consoles came into being with Nintendo vs WII for the TV gaming market. The WII consoles broke the mould when they introduced wireless tennis rackets and bowling balls and the like so That the Play stations are now is serious competition bringing out consoles and controls that will match or supersede the current state of play.
On the other hand the on line computer gaming industry is a serious business. Gaming computers need a lot of processing power and huge graphics cards to be able to display realistic images.. They also need very fast internet connections with high usage caps. Playing these high end, multi user realistic games are some serious people with high IQs.
And the old arcade games still exist. One can play pinball or do snowboarding, racing cars or flight simulators and simulated space craft are available at most trade-fairs and weekly markets, provided by trucks that are specially set up for them. In many shopping malls, often close to the movies one still finds arcades offering all sorts of games for playing.
Loaded on Windows and on mobile phones are games galore. From the initial worm where one had to manipulate the thing around the screen ever growing longer and not allowed to touch its tail or the wall. To the far more sophisticated Mah Jong and spider Solitaire all of which can only be displayed on machines with bigger computing capacity and available memory (RAM) than the 1st mobile phones and PCs of 15 years ago.
Unless one is an online, multi player, serious gamer then one is confined to playing games like Solitaire and that rapidly becomes boring. So without needing too much computing power or bandwidth we can find many websites that offer new and exciting games to play. armor games is one such website which promises that it renews its games and adds new ones every week.
There are fantasy and fighting games all available for anyone to play for free.
Some are new developments and all none require a particularly large amount of RAM or bandwidth to play. The current top games are things like Bowman (shooting arrows at an unseen enemy and things like Castle Defense.
There are a few flying games like Dogfight and Helicops, some arcade games like Puzzle pinball and then there will always be a number of shooting games. A pleasant half hour can be had just playing the simple game of Bubble Shooter or Indestructo Tank while taking a break from your actual task