Gaming has converted millions of players in the past couple of decades, which has in turn resulted in dozens of different titles being released every year. A wider audience means a greater variety of interests – and the gaming industry is surely trying its best to cater to every taste. From RPG to first-person shooter games and from online casinos to the world of fantasy, here is the best of what every genre has to offer.
For old school gamers, RPGs are considered the ultimate video gaming experience – and possibly what playing video games is all about. Assuming the role of someone completely different than yourself and living out different narratives where the outcome changes according to your choices is the essence of immersing yourself in a fictional and faraway world – and gaming is supposed to be precisely about that. There are plenty of really good RPGs out there than you can play online, and we can now add Assassin’s Creed to the list. The latest Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey has embraced many more RPG elements like consequences and choices and the result has been met with raving reviews so far. And thanks to Google Chrome’s new Project Stream, the popular title will be available to play on your web browser, too.
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Casino games never cease to excite players who very often prefer online casinos to their brick and mortar counterparts thanks to the convenience and variety of games they offer. There are so many great online casino games that it is hard to paint them with a broad brush without doing injustice to a specific sub-genre. For those strategic thinkers out there, there is blackjack, where the gambler plays against the dealer to get as close as possible to 21 without going over. Risktakers prefer the thrill of craps – the ultimate dice casino game – or the stylish roulette. As for those looking for quick, easy, and fun gameplay, a wide variety of multi-reel slots with multiple paylines is just waiting to be discovered, each boasting its own distinct theme and sometimes even storyline.
There is nothing more exciting and no better way to vent all that built-up stress than to play a game where you assume the role of a gunslinger who shoots everyone who stands in their way. A continuously increasing number of gamers who are first-person shooter enthusiasts would stand firmly behind that statement. And when it comes to FPS, Call of Duty is arguably one of the best games ever developed. The latest Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 installment was the first title in the series to be released focusing only on its online multiplayer aspect and with no single player campaign. It is one of the hottest titles right now, with a survey revealing that 34% of gamers interviewed in August 2018 were likely to purchase it and another 6% had already pre-ordered it – surpassing even Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey at 33% and 4% respectively and Read Dead Redemption where the same figures drop at 31% and 5%.
Last but not least, fantasy games always hold a special place in the hearts of gamers worldwide, as the genre is inextricably tied with gaming culture. The War of Warcraft franchise basically started the genre and is still going strong: Over 12 million subscribers and roughly 5.5 million users are definitely not bad for a game released in 2004. As for hardcore fantasy fans, nothing can compare to a Tolkien gameplay – and 2015’s Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor more than proves the point.
Whatever your favorite genre, there are some great games across categories – so dig in and find what makes you tick!