Spending the Summer Online

When people talk about their plans for the summer you can expect to hear them list holidays they’re going on, places they’ll visit, BBQs, seeing friends and relatives, relaxing, going out and generally having a nice time outdoors. If you’re staying in this summer or you need something to do when the weather turns against you, you can always do new things, meet new people and have fun with a good online game. There are always new games being released and plenty of older ones that are still going strong, so it can be tough to find what’s right for you.

If you are looking for a fun new shooter, then Overwatch is all you need. It’s only been out for a few months (for PS4, Xbox One and PC) and has become hugely popular. Rather than playing a generic soldier, you choose from several heroes, with each having different abilities, strengths and weaknesses. There are currently nineteen characters to choose from (with more to be added as time goes by) split into Attack, Defence, Support and Tank. You can go for quick movement and damage with Tracer, snipe enemies with Hanzo, absorb tons of damage with Reinhardt, heal your allies with mercy, buff your team with Zarya and much more. You can quickly and easily try different characters, teams and strategies, making every experience different and fun. The game is easy to pick up and has a huge community.


Hearthstone has quickly gained popularity since it’s launch and has become one of the most popular online games. It’s free to play on your browser, tablet, phone or whatever, meaning you could be spending a lot of time and having a lot of fun wherever you are. A collectable card game based on the World of Warcraft franchise, it is accessible to everyone and features a lot of character. Choose a class and start playing to unlock new cards to customise your deck. There will be plenty of people to play against so you can try your deck against countless combinations of others. It’s simple to pick up and tough to master, so you can be playing for a long time. Hearthstone allows you to dedicate yourself to the game or just play when you have a free moment. It’s charm, it’s strategy and depth can keep you playing past the summer.

Casino games have always been a great way to spend time. Whether you’re an expert competing for high stakes or it’s just a bit of fun, slots, cards, roulette and more can always be entraining. This summer can be when you discover you love for such games. You can learn all you need from Coral’s casino blog, in which you can get tips, ideas and info you require. Coral offers numerous games with different styles, rules, strategy and design, so you can easily find something right for you. You can play on your phone, tablet to browser, with an app available. Play for real money and compete against real players for authentic casino experience wherever you are. You can try new things and challenge the best players, or just keep things casual for a bit of fun. With such an assortment of options, you won’t even realise when it turns to autumn.

There are plenty of other games to consider such as Warcraft for RPGs, Street Fighter V for fighting games, Counter Strike if you want a traditional FPS experience , Starcraft for strategy, League of Legends for MOBAs and much more. Whatever you play, you can stay entertained all summer long.

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