Welcome to this list of the best online games you can play in your web browser.
Let’s begin this list of nice and cheeky distractions, I am not suggesting for a minute that you should do this at work, oh no I would never suggest that, no never 😉.
Apex Overdrive, is an excellent modern take on an old school classic, hit the streets of Chiba City as you race against the clock and play your way to the top of the leaderboards.
Slither.io is a multiplayer online video game available for iOS, Android, and web browsers, developed by Steve Howse. Players control an avatar resembling a worm, which consumes multicolored pellets from other players and ones that naturally spawn on the map in the game, in order to grow the worm. The objective of the game is to grow the longest worm on the server. Slither.io is similar in concept to the popular 2015 web game Agar.io and is reminiscent of the classic arcade game Snake.
Fly Flappy Bird as far as you can, without hitting a pipe.
Windows 93 is an online emulator reminiscent of Windows and other operating systems (OS’s) of the early 1990’s era, it was created by a pair of French hackers Jankenpopp and Zombectro. Windows 93 is a web-based operating system with a lot of insider internet jokes, parodies and MEMEs etc. However that said Windows 93 also comes with an impressive array of programs, applications and multi media content that will entertain and educate.
The educational content is more historical as Windows 93 is an excellent example of how older operating systems worked and the look and feel of old applications etc. Some of the goodies awaiting users are functional emulators, MIDI players with one of the most impressive collections of MIDI music and the same can be said for the collection of ASCII art and a full version of Star wars (1977) in the form of an ASCII made move (A must watch for any Star Wars or ASCII fan) and a whole host of other treasures.
EmuOS / Emupedia, the primary purpose is to serve as a nonprofit meta-resource hub and community for those interested mainly in video game preservation and computer history which aims to digitally collect, archive and preserve games and software to make them available online and accessible by a user-friendly UI that simulates several retro operating systems for educational purposes.
EmuOS collect content from a wide variety of systems no longer in production such as abandonware, shareware, freeware games websites and open source ports of old games that work in modern web browsers, they also use new games and software developed with modern web technologies using retro-style graphics, they revive old games and software by the use of emulation software.
Geo-FS is a flight simulator with a global environment generated from satellite images and digital geographic data.
You can run it for free in your web browser without anything to install, subscribe to worldwide HD aerial images (suitable for VFR flight) or install one of the two available Apps on your mobile device. Visit the mobile page to learn more about each app version. For a complete list of instructions and controls etc click here.
Surviv.io is a browser based multiplayer online 2D battle royale game created by Justin Kim and Nick Clark. It was released in October 2017 for browser, and in October and November 2018 respectively for iOS and Android devices.
Google‘s The Dinosaur Game AKA The T-Rex Game
The above images are from the Online version of this game called T-Rex Runner.
The above images are also from the Online version of this game called T-Rex Runner, in which you have some alternative game modes including Godzilla !!!
Google provided the “Dinosaur Game” AKA “T-Rex Game” AKA “Steve The Jumping Dinosaur” AKA “Dino Runner” originally codenamed “Project Bolan” (After the lead singer of the British rock band T-Rex), a mini game built into the Google Chrome web browser, which can be accessed by hitting the space bar when offline on Google Chrome or by typing or by pasting “chrome://dino” or “chrome://network-error/-106“ in the URL bar. The game was carted by Sebastien Gabriel in 2014.
In August 2020, MSCHF and 100 Thieves partnered to create a modified version of the Google provided game “T-Rex Game” game called Dino Swords. Dino Swords features a small arsenal of weapons and time slowing pills. When mismanaged, the weapons can backfire and harm the dinosaur.
Krunker, is a Minecraft style first person shooter in your web browser, this is a casual game for a bit of quick relief / distraction.