Top 10 Best Free to Play Games!

Published: August 26, 2014

Don't have much of a budget to spend on gaming? There's not much to worry about when there's so many games on the PC that are free to play!

All you need to do is create an account on the game's site, download, install, and you're ready to hop online to play with others!

  1. League of Legends

    League of Legends is a game I started playing when it was in Alpha. I only point this out to point out the fact that I have been playing for quite some time and really understand the game. 

    Of course, it's free to play! You just go on to their website and login to your account you make after downloading & installing the game!

    League of Legends is a very special game because not only is it free, but it set the bar of how this genre of online games should play out like.

    Anyone who plays games on their laptop or desktop should definitely give this a test run! You'll soon find yourself sucked into an amazing online game.

  2. Tera

    Tera! The reason this game is mentioned is because of how great it is for being a totally free to play game! It is an MMORPG that compares to games you would buy in stores for 30 to 60 dollars. That's right, this game is just as good as the ones you get out of a box!

    This game really brings life to its world with amazing graphics and unique gameplay. Unlike how many MMORPGs play, Tera gives you the freedom of movement! No random number generating combat! You have to dodge threats and move out of way of attacks yourself! Tera's combat is very dynamic for being an MMORPG. Go try it out yourself!

  3. Team Fortress 2

    Team Fortress 2! Otherwise known as TF2! It is a very particular free to play game. That is because it is a first person shooter with cartoon graphics that mesh amazingly with it's fun and super addictive gameplay. It's a class based, team based online shooter that is totally free! You're able to play it through Steam which is an online game library application, which is of course also free. If you're a fan of first person shooter games, you should try this out at least one time!

  4. Maplestory

    Don't be fooled by it's looks! Maplestory is a very simple, yet addictive game. You choose to play a certain class of character out of the many classes available and hunt monsters to level up to become more powerful! Despite it's aesthetics, this is an online rpg that can get very in depth with stats, items, and whatnot. If an anime styled MMORPG is the game for you, you should sign up for free to play this! You can find this game online by searching Nexon. Before you know it, you'll be grinding out those levels all night!

  5. DotA 2

    DotA 2, or Defenders of the Ancients 2 is a game similar to League of Legends. That's because the original DotA inspired other MOBAs such as League of Legends. It's a free to play online multiplayer battle arena game. If you have a Steam account, you're able to download this through the Steam Store and play for free! It's graphics are very polished and enjoyable to look at. The learning curve may be difficult to ease through, but if you stick around, you will be rewarded with many fun times! If you're familiar with RTS gams, you should really consider trying this out

  6. Dragon Nest

    Dragon Nest is another game by Nexon which is of course also free! Dragon Nest is a third person shooter mixed in with a very deep RPG system. You're able to play from a  handful of varying classes. You'll find yourself teaming up with other players to complete dungeons and become stronger with each level! There is a lot of progression in this game, and tons of content for you to explore with all your Dragon Nest buddies! If you enjoy playing together with your friends to accomplish quests and finish dungeons, this game would be for you!

  7. Warface

    Warface is a free to play online first person shooter. It's military themed and shares a graphics engine with the well known beautiful game, Crysis. It is totally free to play and it is a unique game where you're able to play against other players, and run missions with your friends online! As in other shooter games, you can customize your character with all kinds of in game equipments from weapons, to even cosmetic items! The gameplay for Warface can be very fun and it has a sense of balance to it which many free games in this genre cannot offer. 

  8. Warframe

    Warframe is a very addictive third person shooter mixed in with dungeon crawling! It's niche is that the game revolves around player customization and choices. There are many different suits that you're able to craft or find that offers a diferent style of play. It has a mix of third person shooter elements joined by plenty of missions that feel very similar to dungeons. If you're a dungeon crawler fan who's interested in something new, this might take your fancy. 

  9. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Phantoms

    Tom Clancy's latest game hits the free to play market in the online gaming world. Ghost Recon Phantoms is a fine example of how a tactical third person shooter should play like. It incorporates things such as a cover system and special futuristic gadgets in its core gameplay. So many loadout options offer players a whole array of ways to play. There are also different roles you're able to play as, which dictates what you can offer your team. Don't have to look any further for a great tactical team vs team shooter. 

  10. Unturned

    Unturned is a free to play online first person survival game which took inspiration from many successful online games. The survival pvp gameplay is accompanied by graphics that make use of a block based system. There are plenty of things to get used to in this sort of game, such as getting used to a slightly realistic survival system. Playing this game with a buddy or two will definitely have you get more out of it. There are free servers to play on! You can download and install this game via Steam. 

Out of all the free to play games currently on the PC, League of Legends dominates whether or not another game comes along to contest it! This shows in its playerbase as well as how the parent company pays much attention to making sure everything is made for us to have fun!