The Settlers Online: Castle Empire is an MMORTS based off of the popular Settlers series, where players build their cities from the ground up and manage their residents. Players must take caution with resources and build their city with care for the amount of resources they expend, with more in-depth resource management than many other free MMORTS games.
Type: Web Strategy
Release Date: September 11, 2012
Pros: +High production value. +Good economy system. +Helpful community.
Cons: -Long wait times. -Very similar to other strategy games. -Pay-to-win elements.
Guardians Of Divinity is a browser ARPG where players take on the role of a fallen God fighting to reclaim their rightful place. Choose between three classes, slay monsters, defeat blasphemous Gods, and battle in space to regain your place in heaven.
Release Date: January 14, 2016
Pros: +Great soundtrack. +Sci-Fi/Mythology Aesthetic. +Cross-server PvP.
Cons: -Auto-gameplay. -Numerous VIP Privileges.
Tribal Wars 2 is the sequel to the classic city-building strategy game, Tribal Wars. The game features the same core gameplay as the original game with overhauled graphics and interface, as well as few new gameplay elements.
Type: Strategy MMO
Release Date: September 2, 2014 (Open Beta)
Pros: +Multiple improvements over the original. +More challenging gameplay elements. +New Tribe quest system.
Cons: -Slow-paced progression. -Repetitive Gameplay. -Established players can bully beginners.
Therian Saga is a sandbox MMORPG where players can fight, craft, and level multiple survival skills, such as hunting, exploring, and farming.
||Publisher: Gameforge AG
Type: Browser MMORPG
Release Date: 2012
Pros: +Easy to learn and navigate. +Auto-completion of tasks. +Tons of customization.
Cons: -Boring combat. -Slow-paced.
Touch Online is a rhythm based dancing game featuring J-POP, K-POP, and English music. Customize your avatar with an assortment of in-game earned costumes and dance solo or with friends in a lobby-based world.
||Publisher: Perfect World
Type: Rhythm Game
Release Date: October 07, 2014
Pros: +Many costumes to customize your character. +Large song library. +Numerous difficulty levels.
Cons: -Poor translations. -Unoptimized client. -Semi-frequent game crashes.
Crown of the Gods is a 2D browser-based city-building MMO that puts players in the shoes of a budding Roman governor with the goal of turning their small town into a mighty empire. The game features a real-time building, production, and recruitment system.
||Publisher: Gaming Addict Studios
Release Date: January 23, 2016
PvP: Persistent Unit-based PvP
Pros: +Balanced micro-transaction model. +Gameplay and combat focused on teamwork.
Cons: -Unoriginal gameplay concept. -Low quality 2D visuals. -Lacks any type of audio. +Overly-cluttered interface.
Dark Age Wars is a browser-based 2D strategy game that puts players in-charge of managing a small medieval city and growing it into a strong and mighty kingdom.
Type: Browser Strategy Game
Release Date: June 18, 2008
Pros: +Realistic geography. +Plenty of quests. +Strong Music.
Cons: -Generic gameplay. -Pay-to-win elements. -No innovative features.
Tiny Mighty Heroes Unite is a sidescrolling MMORPG set in a superhero-inspired universe. Players recruit a team of heroes to fight evil villains in brawler-esque combat.
Type: Browser MMORPG
Open Alpha Date: August 17, 2015
Pros: +Tons of heroes to collect. +Cartoony, bright graphics.
Cons: -Largely automated gameplay. -Pay-to-win features.
VEGA Conflict is a sci-fi strategy MMO where players stake their claim in space, commanding fleets and engaging in epic space wars to take the galaxy back from the evil VEGA Federation.
PvP: Open World
Release Date: December 13, 2015
Pros: +Cross-platform play. +Detailed structures and spaceships. +Intense strategic battles.
Cons: -Pay-to-win elements. -Slow pacing in higher level play.
AdventureQuest Worlds, also known as AQ Worlds, is a 2D side-scrolling browser-based MMORPG from Artix Entertainment, and the MMO version of the first AdventureQuest game. Choose from a wide range of characters and dominate the field.
||Publisher: Atrix Entertainment
Release Date: October 10, 2008
Pros: +Easy to learn and play. +Multi-classing system. +Instant travel. +Lots of quests.
Cons: -Simple graphics. -Limited content for non-paying members. -Quests reset upon exiting the game.