Stressed? Bored? Playing games is the easiest way of relieving your stress. PC games offer the best graphics, but you must be willing to spend a lot of money on buying PC games and playing equipments. Therefore, most of the people were forced to play online games.
When comparing them, Online games are better because…
You can play online games from your web browser. All you need is to install Flash player plugin or Shock wave player plugin. Normally those software installers are smaller in size, about 10 MB. But PC games are larger in size. They occupy at least 500 MB of disk space. Most of the recent PC games such as car race games are hugely sized. Minimum 6 GB of disk space is required to install them.
By means of hardware need, online versions require no additional hardware equipments to play. But most of the modern PC games may work well only with additional graphics cards. Some of them need joy stick to play and some need sophisticated gaming console equipments too.
It is very hard to multitask while playing PC games. Because, they are memory and resource hunger. Online versions are easier to play while you run another application program.
Online games are very easier to learn. You can start to play instantly after understanding the control keys. Most of them use Arrow keys and WASD keys with or without mouse control. But PC versions are somewhat difficult to learn. It took a lot of time to expertise and many people experience difficulty to control them with mouse.
Most of the browser based games websites provide user registration facility. You can continue your play from any computer. If you feel bored while you are at your office, you can continue your favorite game from where you stopped them while you played from your home.
Registered users can share their high score amongst all players. More online games websites use web technologies like Ajax to make more complicated multiplayer interactions.
Browser based games are really fun. They make you happy and they normally relieve your stress. From the medical point of view, they can help you to improve your mental health. Many mental health problems are caused by stress and depression. But most of the PC games are violent in nature. They usually raise your mental stress. Many studies proved that PC video games usually make children more violent.
Almost all browser based games are free. You can play variety of them listed in variety of categories, from point and click games to Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games (MMORPGs).