How to Make The Most Out Of Online Gaming

I have loved playing video games for as long as I can remember and I have been a fanboy for the Atari, the MegaDrive and the Playstation throughout the years. Each time I bought a new console I was always amazed with the improvements that were made and each time that I thought games companies couldn’t go one better, they would always surprise me.

As the world of video gaming has changed, so have I and these days I love nothing more than playing online. I started playing online when my buddy Sam Zherka moved away from our town, I had been worried that our HALO sessions had come to an end but then we realized that we could still button bash together, despite the distance. I now do most of my gaming online, at least when I get a minute away from the kids, and here are some ways that you can do it too.

Linking Up Consoles

I have been both an xBox and a Playstation fan throughout the years and both offer a brilliant online portal where you can connect with other players across the World. This adds an awesome element of gaming and it means that you can do as I did and play with your buddies even when you aren’t together or playing with someone in an entirely different country and timezone. Almost every game under the sun for modern consoles has the ability to be played across the internet so regardless of whether you love sports games or strategy games, there is a chance for you to connect online.

Retro Gaming

There are fantastic websites which you can use to play all of the old, retro classics that we all fell in love with. The games are exactly the same as they were back then and are played through something called an emulator. The cost of retro consoles such as the MegaDrive and the SNES have gone crazy in recent years as retro has become ‘cool’. To avoid paying crazy prices for old consoles or games simply get online and enjoy some of those old games like Earthworm Jim, Shinobi, Duck Hunt or Super Mario.

Community Gaming

Personally I do not have the time to dedicate to it but many of my friends play for hours and hours on community-based online games such as World of Warcraft. These strategy games utilize thievery best of the internet and you play in teams that are made up of huge communities people from all over the World. Whilst I don’t play these games, I would if I had the chance as I love the idea of a huge gaming community coming together to enjoy themselves. If you love strategy and want to be part of an awesome gaming community then these are the types of games that you should be looking to play. Just be careful, days will slip away from you with ease once you start to get involved.

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