7 Easy Chrome Games to Lighten Your Mood

Namrata Gogoi

From times immemorial, games have been providing people with the necessary kick of adrenaline and the much-needed break from the daily grind. These days, the focus has apparently shifted from outdoors to indoors. And what’s better than an impromptu gaming session on Google Chrome itself?

Google Chrome Games

As much as Google Chrome is a great browser, it’s no surprise that it also has an amazing arsenal of games and extensions to boosts productivity.

Today, we will be covering a list of 7 exciting Google Chrome games that not are only super fun but are also equally exhilarating.

1. Free Rider HD

With over 80 different tracks to choose from, Free Rider HD is one of the most popular and captivating racer games on the Chrome Web Store. It involves a simple stickman, his bicycle, and loads and loads of comically improbable tracks.
Free Rider

During this adventure, you (rather your character ) will zip through the air, fall through mountain crevices, ride on top of trains and break a few bones in the process. The controls are simple with the arrow keys functioning as the navigation control.

It is minimalistic and robust and is bound to be an ideal gateway for a quick refreshment during work.

What’s more? You can even create your own tracks and publish them and even bring in your buddies to compete against you.

2. Rocket Cat

A yellow cat with a rocket strapped to its back on a side-scroll mission to collect points. Seems easy, right? Well, Rocket Cat is the perfect example of the phrase “easier said than done”. The game strategy is simple — keep the cat alive as long as you can.

Rocket Cat

The cat has to meander its way through the obstacles and all it takes is one head-bump to roll over to the restart point. It’s challenging and frustrating at the same time. And it’s been quite awhile but my record refuses to budge from the meager 12.

No keyboards involved in this one, all it requires is a mouse click and precise and accurate calculations.

3. Funky Karts

Funky Karts is a wild racing game and your task is to guide Grolar through the kingdom of Fur. Get ready to defy the laws of gravity and physics as you go on your wild wall climbing mission to save your friends.

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The game is funnily crazy and I bet you’ll be amazed as you zoom past barrels and jump on non-sensical green rings. A full on entertainer, the best part of this game is that it’s available for offline usage and won’t eat much of your time, unless of course, you’re addicted to it.

4. Happy Friday

Another easy and on-the-go game is Happy Friday. It involves a cute little orange character called Prim who is on a doughnut collecting spree. Your job will be to protect Prim from the monsters — on land as well as on air.

Happy Friday

A bit similar to the age-old Mario, this game is just about perfect for the little breaks, you have doughnuts instead of mushrooms to collect. All you need to do is have your hands on the arrow keys and you are good to go.

5. Pacman

Some games come packed with nostalgia and Pacman is one such game for me. The thrill of running through the maze with Blinky, Pinky, Inky, and Clyde on your heels still manages to give me the rush.

Pacman

The Chrome version is an exact replica of the famous arcade game, with you running against time to finish the pac-dots.

The arrow keys act as the controller and the P key to pause and unpause the game. You’ll also find that the mazes are similar to the older version. So, what’s stopping you from reliving the golden arcade game of all times?

6. Hex FRVR

Featured in editor’s choice, Hex FRVR is a compulsive puzzle game which involves lining up the pieces into straight lines in the honeycomb structure.

Hexa

Unlike, Make Hexa in Android, here you don’t have to worry about color coordinating the dots. An Indie game, Hexa FRVR has already been downloaded over a million times and players have already devoted insane hours towards this game. What’s more, there are many themes to select from which you can have in exchange for coins.

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7. Crosswords Arena

If you’re a lover of Scrabble, then you will simply love Crosswords Arena. It’s a multiplayer game in which you can challenge an online user to a challenging game of words.

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The opponents are a mixture of computer players and real live players. If you’re an expert level scrabble player, you might find the computer suggestions a tad easy, but then, seldom people search for die-hard challenges in the middle of work-cum-leisure time, correct?

Which One is Your Favorite?

So, that was the wrap on some fun and amusing Google Chrome games. The best part of these games is that they don’t require any strategy, all you need is to squeeze in some moments, and voila, the refreshment index is already full. So, have you chosen The One?

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Namrata Gogoi

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Namrata Gogoi

An engineer turned tech writer, Namrata used to write software codes before turning to a career in tech- writing. She is passionate about travelling, food and reading about cool new stuff. Apart from that, she holds a bachelors degree in I.T and hails from Guwahati.