What Are The Best Free Games?

posted on Friday, 20/12/2019, 1:07 AM

We get a lot of questions around here about free online gaming. It makes sense, we’ve been around a long time, and for a lot of people, Addicting Games is what they think of when they think of free online games. 

So, in the spirit of internet explainers and listicles we’ve put together a quick little F.A.Q we hope will answer the most common questions out there.

Which Games Can I Play For Free? 

OK, this is a trick question right? Because you can play a lot of games for free. Eye Spy With My Little Eye is a free game, so is Tag. If you’re feeling up to it, why not give Hide And Seek a try? So, to be more precise, we're just gonna assume that people mean “what online games can I play for free?” 

Still kind of a broader question than you might think. 

See, Fortnight is technically a free game. You can download and play it for free on your PC, Nintendo Switch, X-Box, PS4, and iOS. And Steam offers more free games than we could reasonably list. You could also download any number of apps for free, but since you asked us you were probably talking about browser-based games right? If you’re looking for free browser-based games, then the truth is you’re still spoiled for choice. Not only is there our own selection of New Games, Mobile Games, and Instant Games. There are also at least a half dozen other sites out there publishing free games. Websites like Kongregate or Miniclip are stalwart online publishers who have been putting out great games almost as long as browser-based gaming has been a thing. You can also check out iogames.space for free io-games or Kizi for simpler more classic games. 

Basically: choose your poison. Do you want a highly polished, infamous arena shooter like Fortnight? Are you looking to discover a hidden indie treasure like Card Hunter or would you like to click through endless online classics like Little Big Snake and The Impossible Quiz? We’re always going to rep our own stuff so if you’re asking “What games can I play for free” then Little Big Snake is the answer. 

What Is The Best Free Game? 

Objectively speaking the best free game is “The Game” and you just lost because now you’re thinking about “The Game.”  Beyond that, it’s all opinion. Of course, we’d like to think Little Big Snake is the best free game. Also, Noob and Kugeln are amongst some of the best free games out there but we are a little bias in that regard. The truth is that the best free game is the one that tickles your pickle at that particular moment. Like we stated above; Fortnight is basically a triple-A style arena shooter and it is as popular and accessible as free games come, that doesn’t mean it's objectively the best game out there. If you’re in the right mood you could burn a day playing through the entire Bloons series or an idle RPG like Firestone. Heck, if you’re in a certain headspace you could spend hours on some of our instant games which are minimal and as easy as it comes.

So, to answer your question: Which is the Best Free Game? What is the sound of an App downloading? How many clicks does it take to get to the center of a Tootsie roll?

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What Are The Best Free Online Game Websites?

OK, this one is a little easier. The best free online game website is Addicting Games This is a fact. This is the truth. This is a universal rule that has been handed down from up on high. Sure, you can make a case for Miniclip, Agame, Kongregate, or Freeonlinegames. But why would you want to? You’re already here.

What are some fun games?

Little Big Snake, Starve, Krunker and maybe Superhot. That is if we’re talking free browser-based games. Again, as we stated earlier Tag is free and still holds up today, but you need to be physically active and have friends to play it which --if you think about it-- is actually pretty exclusive, kind of privileged, and just limits the potential audience for the game. Thus you can sit back and play some free online games safe in the knowledge that they do not exclude anyone from enjoying themselves.

Thank you for reading and please keep the questions coming.