Massively Multiplayer Online Games

Online multiplayer games have grown in strength due to the internet and the ability of individuals around the globe to log into a game and play with others in real time. The draw of these types of games is huge as there are several different genres for gamers to play, and the opportunity to play against or with others around the world.

Role Playing

neverwinter_logoOften referred to as MMORPG’s, these include games such as 9Dragons, AdventureQuest Worlds, Battlestar Galactica Online, Clone Wars Adventures, Darkfall Unholy Wars, Dungeons & Dragons Online, Final Fantasy XI, The Lord of the Rings Online, RuneScape, and Neverwinter, to name a few.

First-Person Shooter

These games are often based on team play with such games as Dust 514, Firefall, MAG, Planetside and Planetside 2.

Real-Time Strategy

This type of online multiplayer game offers you the chance to be in charge whether as a king, general or other individual leading an army to battle using all the resources available. A few of the games you can find under this genre include Age of Empires Online, Clash of Clans, Dawn of Gods, Stronghold Kingdoms, and War of Legends.

Turn-Based Strategy

This type of game allows hundreds of players to use the same world or field at the same time. Each team will have a certain amount of time in order to control the playing field. A couple of examples include Darwind; AR on Wheels and UltraCorps.


With simulations, certain factors from the real world are incorporated into the games such as with World War II Online, Jumpgate, The Sims Online, Motor City Online, and War Thunder.


Of course, there have to be sports games as a genre where players can enjoy playing baseball, soccer, golf, hockey, and basketball. One of the most popular is Baseball Mogul Online. With all these MMOG’s, you still may want to try something different which can be done by visiting and see if you are lucky enough to win some cash instead of just beating the other team.