Top 40 Places to Play Games on the Web

Your computer might be a great tool for work, but every once in a while you need a break. These sites will give you an easy way to have a little fun.

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PopCap

PopCap

PopCap

Home to such great online games as Plants vs. Zombies and Bejewled, PopCap offers a great collection of both games you can play online and games you can download.

Sploder

Sploder

Sploder

Not only does Sploder have a collection of games that you can play, it also offers a game creator where you can build your own games that you can share online.

Kongregate

Kongregate

Kongregate

Offering more than 20,000 games, along with user reviews and recommendations, Kongregate has added some social networking to the many games it offers.

King.com

King

King

Focusing on skill games, King.com offers players a chance to win cash in many of their games.

The Great Games Experiment

The Great Games Experiment

The Great Games Experiment

As the home of many player-created games, the Great Games Experiment offers many games that you can’t find anywhere else.

Rock You Games

Rock You Games

Rock You Games

On Rock You Games, you’ll find many games, some of whcih can even be added to your social networking profiles.

Newgrounds

NewGrounds

NewGrounds

This site offers games that you’ll be playing for hours — where some sites limit the levels you can access for free, Newgrounds makes them all available.

PixelJam

PixelJam

PixelJam

New games with a retro feel are available on PixelJam. These games will have you remembering the first time you played video games.

RockSolidArcade

Rock Solid Arcade

Rock Solid Arcade

If you’re looking for games that let you fly planes, RockSolidArcade has several choices among the games it offers.

Nitrome

Nitrome

Nitrome

With a variety of offbeat games, Nitrome can keep you amused for hours.

Sticky Arcade

Sticky Arcade

Sticky Arcade

This site’s star game, Cyrkam Airtos, will test your skills when it comes to tossing paper balls into trash cans.

Addicting Games

Addicting Games

Addicting Games

Along with the World’s Hardest Game, Addicting Games offers a variety of action and sports games, as well as games from other genres.

Ninja Kiwi

NinjaKiwi

NinjaKiwi

While Ninja Kiwi has plenty of games, start with the featured games — there are some great games in there.

GameGum

GameGum

GameGum

You’ll find retro games as well as serials on GameGum. The site offers several thousand games.

The PC Man Website

PC Man Website

PC Man Website

This website may look a little old school, but it has a great collection of old school games.

Mario Games Flash

Mario Flash

Mario Flash

If you’re a Mario fan, Mario Games Flash is the site for you — it collects Mario games available online.

MoFunZone

MoFunZone

MoFunZone

MoFunZone offers a variety of types of games, but it really shines when it comes to action games.

CandyStand

Candystand

Candystand

With games like Clockwords, CandyStand makes old game ideas new again.

Fasco-CS

FASCO-CS

FASCO-CS

Available in both Japanese and English, the games on Fasco-CS are a little different than what you’ll find on most game sites.

Amanita Design

Amanita Design

Amanita Design

While Amanita Design is essentially a portfolio, you’ll find some great games here, including both Samorost 1 and 2.

Not Doppler

Not Doppler

Not Doppler

Not Doppler brings together free games from all over the web, making it a great place to search for new games.

Shockwave

Shockwave

Shockwave

Offering a wide variety of puzzle games as well as other genres of games, Shockwave has enough games to keep you playing for a while.

Teagames

Teagames

Teagames

At Teagames, racing and sports games take center stage.

VivaLaGames

VivaLaGames

VivaLaGames

With strategy and action games, VivaLaGames is sure to keep you engaged for hours on end.

Globulous

Globulous

Globulous

A multi-player game, Globulous offers opportunities for interaction as well as for fun.

XGenStudios

XGen Studios

XGen Studios

XGenStudio’s stick figure games will keep you entertained in a way that games with more graphics never could.

Bored.com

Bored

Bored

Providing a whole list of games that can keep you entertained for a few minutes, Bored.com offers a lot of ways to use up a little time.

Wicked Pissah Games

Wicked Pissah Games

Wicked Pissah Games

On Wicked Pissah Games, you can play with gravity and physics in games like Gravity Pods.

Play4All

Play4All

Play4All

You’ll be able to play with Homer Simpson, Superman and more on Play4All.

DeviantArt

DeviantArt

DeviantArt

While you might not expect a whole lot of games on a site devoted to art, DeviantArt offers illustrators and animators the opportunity to share all kinds of games they’ve created.

Sparkworkz

Sparkworkz

Sparkworkz

Sparkworkz offers puzzle games, quiz games and other games that will get you thinking.

GameGecko

GameGecko

GameGecko

Just by browsing through GameGecko, you’ll find tons of new games, including a few dress up games.

WeGame

WeGame

WeGame

WeGame has both new and classic games. You can find which games other players enjoy by checking out the site’s rankings.

HeavyGames

Heavy Games

Heavy Games

You can check out over 3,000 games on HeavyGames. While that’s a lot of games, the site does rank them so that you can tell which should be the most fun to play.

EyezMaze

Eyezmaze

Eyezmaze

This site is home to the Grow series of online games.

AlbinoBlacksheep

AlbinoBlacksheep

AlbinoBlacksheep

In addition to funny Flash videos, AlbinoBlacksheep finds the best Flash games.

Lewpen

Lewpen

Lewpen

In addition to being a designer’s portfolio site, Lewpen makes the most of 3D graphics in creating games.

Totebo

Totebo

Totebo

Totebo provides several games focusing on their monkey mascot as well as a few others.

One More Level

One More Level

One More Level

Named after a phrase every player will recognize, One More Level has a whole list of games that will keep you playing long past just one level.

Stickpage

Stickpage

Stickpage

Home to a whole collection of stick figure games, Stickpage has more stick figures than you can imagine.

Conclusion

We should categorize this post as NSFW — don’t blame us if you get caught playing games at work! But if you’ve got some spare time this weekend, sit back and relax and play a game or two.

We won’t tell.