Games that anyone can play over the internet are called as online games. A variety of online games is available and one can easily play any game as per his or her interest. Following are the categories in which we can classify games:
MMORPG – Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game
Example – World of Warcraft
MMORTS – Massively Multiplayer Online Real-Time Strategy
Example – Shattered Galaxy and Mankind
MMOFPS – Massively Multiplayer Online First-Person Shooter
Example – World War II Online and PlanetSide
MMOSG – Massively Multiplayer Online Social Game
Example – The Sims Online and Second Life
These online games have now become the source of real entertainment not only for children but also for adults. We all know that “an idle mind is the devil’s workshop”, so to get rid of wicked thoughts and to overcome boredom, one should opt for online games. These games are real stress busters and ultimate source of entertainment. We can not only play games but we can interact with other players also. We can expand our social network with the help of online games, as we get various different options while playing.
These days the most famous online games among everyone are “Zynga Games”. Favorite online Zynga games are:
- Cafe World
- Texas HoldEm Poker
- Mafia Wars
- Street Racing
- Roller Coaster Kingdom
- Vampire Wars
Zynga games were introduced by “Mark Pincus”. He founded Zynga in 2007 with a vision to provide gaming as a platform for social networking. We all have seen a Dog as a Zynga logo, but most of us didn’t actually know that Zynga was named after Pincus’ beloved American bulldog, Zinga.
We can create our own “Avatar” in some of these online games. It’s very exciting to be the part of virtual world where we can play, shop, earn, fight, do farming and even cook food. Facebook, Tweeter, iBibo and other social networking sites are the platform to access these games. To play these games we need not to download them, we just need to login to our social network accounts and start playing.
Brief description of few games:
FarmVille – This is a farm simulation game where we can cultivate various crops, fruits and trees. It’s very exciting being a virtual farmer.
Cafe World – In this game we can cook and serve different types of dishes and earn virtual money in the game to expand our café’s infrastructure.
YoVille – In this game first of all we create out Avatar and then we start playing. We shop in this game to decorate our home, can even visit factory to do some work and earn virtual currency. This is an exciting game where we can watch our Avatar performing different tasks.
Mafia Wars – In this game, one has to make a virtual mafia world to compute with other mafia gangs. There are several places defined to perform tasks in this game. According to the level of mafia gang we can perform tasks. Great amount of virtual money can be earned in this game. More gang members make more powerful mafia team.