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Different Categories of Computer Games

Aug 17, 2007
Computer games can be classified generally into PC games and online PC games; there are also downloadable versions of these games. PC games are those that are installed and played in your computer through the CDs that holds the software. There are a lot of websites that offer you with the downloadable version of the PC games.

The games can be classified according to its licenses. Several the games are free of charge and they can be downloaded on the Internet. Other kinds of pc games are do not charge for downloads but the kind of games are shareware. Shareware games have restrictions, you cannot use the whole game features and it is for a limited time only.

Online PC games are those that are played online. The player who is playing the online games must have a connection to the Internet. There are a lot of websites gives you online PC games. One of the most known online PC games downloading site is Yahoo Games. On others, you need to sign up first and them for others you have to pay per game you played.

PC Games are those that involve a CD installation before you can play. Software is bought by the user. Other PC games need the CD inserted in the drive while playing. Tomb raider, car rally and other races are examples of PC games with CD installation.

Lots of downloadable sites can be found on search engines. Nearly all the no cost game downloads are going to acquire a little space in your PC. The majority of the games can be played without any supplementary hardware. Having the latest PC configuration which has already stored software doesn't require extra software to be installed.

A number of the online games needs plug-ins to run. Plug-in is supplementary software that is necessary to make the game run. You will be supplied with the proper links to download the plug-ins. Make sure your PC matches the system requirements for the computer games that is downloaded or installed in your system and install before you start the game.

Online PC Games are games played on the Internet. The development of the internet has increased the spreading out of online gaming, this caused huge demands for fast internet connections from online games and gamers, online PC games helped us achieve the fast internet connection we are experiencing right now.

Online PC games more often or not, has an online community, which creates a better gaming environment for the users. The Internet serves as the means for a lot of games, varying from plain text base games, to games with high quality graphics.

Lately, Online First Person Shooter Games from LAN are on the Internet now. Now more players can interact to familiarize with the community and the game. Head to head gaming is also made possible. The development of Flash and Java gave rise to browser games. According to PC Gaming world there are over 80 gazillion game downloads out there. These games are easy to play and not as complex matched up to the First Person Shooters and the multiplayer option is limited. Usually they are played with the "single player" option.
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Sandra Stammberger is the editor of PcGames Station . Find out all about PC Games: reviews, cheats, new game reviews, and best onlines shops.
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