The 100 best free online games on PC

Free games are excellent, especially when you don't even have to wait for them to download and install. Webgames promise instant delight. They can deliver a quick thrill and a punch line and then let you get on with your day. But there are deeper experiences out there as well. Did you know, for example, that you can play Doom in your browser? In fact, you can play whole RPGs, explore intricate works of interactive fiction and wage space-war against your friends. Within, you'll find our hundred favourite browser games—the best free online games in the world. Enjoy.

We've divided up the list along genre lines. Where there are more than 20 in a category, we've broken them into two parts to make it easier to scan. If you have any great browser games you'd like to suggest, let everyone know in the comments.

Page 2: Action

Page 3: Puzzle - part one

Page 4: Puzzle - part two

Page 5: Platformer

Page 6: Adventure games - part one

Page 7: Adventure games - part two

Page 8: Score attack

Page 9: RPG

Page 10: Comedy

Compiled by Phil Savage, Tom Sykes, Tom Senior