Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Top Ten Web 2.0 Games

1. Chihuahua
A Boggle type game in which the player has to make as many words as possible out of the given letters. Each game is open for 24 hours. Most activity is seen around midnight (GMT) when new games begin and players frantically try to get to the top of the leaderboard.

2. WeBoggle
WeBoggle is Boggle as you online. The fun is enhanced by seeing how high you can make it on the leaderboard. Each game lasts for 2 and a half minutes.

3. Linez
Linez is an intriguing game in which the player has to place coloured cubes in a line to remove them from the board. The problem is more cubes keep appearing. The game features a high score table and a weekly competition.

4. Sudoku Craving
Sudoku Craving offers a new Sudoku challenge everyday. Players are invited to rate each finished game which gives the site a nice community feel.

5. Alexadex
Alexadex is an on-line trading game in which players buy and sell imaginary shares in web sites. Shares rise and fall based on the site's Alexa rating.

6. Trendio
Similar in concept to Alexadex this is a trading game in which players bet on the popularity of politicians, sporting teams or events, ideas, stars, natural catastrophies, etc. However whereas Alexadex is based on Alexa rankings Trendio rates words according to the number of times they appear in 3000 anglophone media web sites from around the world.

7. TagMan
TagMan is the classic game of hangman but using tags from Web 2.0 sites such as Technorati, del.icio.us and Flickr.

8. Solitaire Craving
Each day a new solitaire card challenge is set for players to solve. Again it is rated by the players and the comment box under the game often includes clues submitted by other players.

9. MorfikChess
MorfikChess is an AJAX chess game. The game features single-player and multi-player options, with a chat utility so that you can attempt to psyche out/distract your opponent.

10. SinkMyShip
SinkMyShip is an AJAX driven battleship game. The game sports a chat room so you can communicate with fellow players as you play.These ratings are based purely on the exit ratings from this page.

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