Flash games are undoubtedly some of the most widely played games of our generation. With millions of gamers a day playing free online games, PC games are the most popular gaming platform in the world. They have been around for years, and their popularity continues to grow with free flash game makers like ArmorGames and Kongregate (which was recently acquired by GameStop (NYSE:GME)).
Dozens of new flash games are being created daily, and with new innovations in Adobe Flash and the goal to try keep up with mainstream console graphics, flash games are getting pretty fancy.
Games like Line Rider and The Helicopter Game have been around for as long as we can remember, and still receive tens of thousands of plays every day. Flash game creators from game portals have been working on creating gorgeous games, such as Madness Accelerant, Thing Thing Arena, and Plazma Burst.
We think free flash games are going to be around for a very long time, and with the rising popularity of free online games and the in-game revenue that authors earn from people playing their games, there is no sign of slowing down! Let’s take a step back in time and look at some popular flash games that were created years ago.
The Helicopter Game
The Helicopter Game was released over 7 years ago, and remains one of the most popular flash games of all time.
As you can see, modern day flash games are beautiful. You can really see the effort the artists have put into the artwork. Can you think of any other good examples of stunning modern day flash games? Let us know in the comments below.