Once we’ve watched all of the festive movies and television shows, the winter months can often seem to be a long battle to stave off feelings of cabin fever.

But although the weather outside may be dark and gloomy, there’s plenty of excitement to be had in the online gaming arena. So here’s a quick rundown of some great games that can offer a good alternative to those endless TV repeats.

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So the winter weather may have ruined the chances of heading outside with Pokémon Go, but fear not, as Nintendo’s first proper mobile release, Super Mario Go, is showing that the Japanese brand have quickly adapted to the smartphone fun.

The iPhone game is a simple platformer that means that you can use a simple finger swipe to control Mario, and with a free trial before you have to pay a one-off fee, it’s given us all a good opportunity to reacquaint ourselves with the stocky hero.


The realm of free browser games also offers a good chance of avoiding the winter blues. And one of the best of recent times has to be Tanki Online. This is great to play on a laptop as it features simple keyboard controls that see you engaging in an online multiplayer battle with your real-life opponents.

Or another alternative to this would the great 8 Ball Pool browser game. This is also completely free to play, and much like the Red Flush online casino Canada it makes a traditional game suddenly seems effortless to play on a laptop or tablet.


The Red Flush Casino site offers a massive range of table games and slot games that are all instantly playable with a handy $1,000 welcome bonus to get you started. And if you fancy turning your living room into a real-life casino, then definitely check out the brand’s live blackjack and live roulette options that use the latest in video technology to beam you straight into a great simulation of the casino experience.

And finally, whilst it might not be as realistic as those pool or casino games, everybody should play the slither.io browser game. This weirdly addictive game sees you roaming around a seemingly limitless landscape as you gobble up food in a bid to become a bigger snake.

But much as you might take on real-life opponents in an online blackjack tournament, this sees you competing against endless real-life competitors in one of the weirdest but most enjoyable online games of all-time!

Rogues Portal Staff
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