Multiplayer

Glow Hockey

Casual gaming is starting to love the drivers seat within the Android and iOS ecosystem and this time around it is Glow Hockey that shines. The game is a very smart adaption of Air Hockey with a visually appealing glow boards and pucks. Developed by Natenai Ariyatrakool, the game is fast-paced and offers a variety of gameplay according to the players choice.

N (Metanet Software)

One of the most addictive and sometimes frustrating game you can ever play, N is an award winning title that involves tons of jumping, climbing, running and all those other cool ninja skills. The game was created by Metanet Software back in 2005 and won the audience choice award for the Independent Games Festival that same year. Today, the game has spawned a console (multiplayer) version for the Xbox Live Arcade, the Nintendo DS and the PSP titled, N+. N was originally offered as a flash game but you can download it now onto your computer. There's a version available for the Mac, Linux and of course, Windows system.

MechWarrior 4 Mercenaries

Make way for heavy duty gaming action with MechWarrior 4 Mercenaries. This game belongs to the very popular and widely rated MechWarrior franchisee, and the publisher is none other than Microsoft Game Studios; developed by FASA Studios. The game brings you a good dose of adrenaline pumping action with loads and loads of machinery thrown-in everywhere. Developed with the help of Mechwarrior 4 engine, it looks gorgeous to say the least.

Brothers in Arms: Global Front

Time to tie-your-boots, load the guns and stack up the ammunition. iOS is being invaded by Brothers in Arms: Global Front; a franchisee game which for the first time ever is being offered for free. The game has been developed by Gameloft, the makers who have produced visually appealing titles such as N.O.V.A 2, Backstab, Assassins Creed: Altairs Chronicles and a host of other enthralling gaming titles. Brothers in Arms: Global Front certainly lives up the prior releases and the growing legacy of Gameloft.

RYZOM

MMORPG fans have something to look forward to with Ryzom aka The Saga of Ryzom. This game comes directly from the sci-fi genre and offers a gameplay which some MMORPG out there can just dream off. It was originally Developed by Nevrx, but currently the games Developer and Publisher is Winch Gate Property, Ltd. Gameplay is far from easy, and offers a host of features that impacts the entire gameplay in the long run. Graphics are at its best with highly-detailed environments, characters, nemesis, and the likes.

Return To Castle Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory!

Attention all FPS lovers. Its time to pick-up your weapons, choose your allies, and gear up for war. We are talking about the iconic FPS, Return To Castle Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory. Developed by Activision, the same developer who has churned out impressive titles such as Driver, Driver 3, Call Of Duty series, Crash Bandicoot series, just to name a few. Enemy Territory was supposed to be an expansion pack to the RTCW game series, but a problem owing to the single-player aspect led to Enemy Territory being released as a free and open-source standalone game on 29th May, 2003.

Xonotic

A direct successor of the Nexuiz Project, Xonotic is a free, open source (GPL) shooter game that serves as the updated and much improved version of the former. After internal disagreements plagued the Nexuiz Project, several developers took a stand and vowed to remake the game from scratch. Creating one that's even better and ensuring that it'll remain free with an open source license. The game was created by a team of "players, developers, and artists who enjoy learning and refining their skills through contribution and collaboration with other players from around the globe." Thanks to this effort, this forked version features much of what gamers could hope for. With stunning graphics, engaging gameplay, great maps and a host of other features; Xonotic is slowly shaping up to becoming an excellent game.

Gekkeiju Online

Can't get enough of MMORPG games? Then here's another one you can sink your teeth into, Gekkeiju Online. This game is absolutely free so you can go ahead and waste plenty of time playing with other gamers online. Before going for the dive though, it would be helpful to know that the game is not exactly considered by its makers as MMO. Unlike most commercial online RPGs that are fully finished once it is released, Gekkeiju is still a work in progress. The game is constantly updated and treated as an "independent project" by its makers. Like most rpg games, there are several characters you can choose from, nine to be exact. Each of these will have their pros and cons so it's up to you to make your character work for you.