10 Best Chromebook Games

Google Chromebook’s popularity is on the rise. A recent Gartner study predicted that more than 5 million Chromebooks will sell in 2014. However, Chromebooks lack the necessary power to run high-end games such as Starcraft 2 and Skyrim. That’s because these thin and light machines are intended to be used primarily for Web surfing and apps. But that doesn’t mean Chromebooks don’t have any gaming capabilities. The rise of the Chrome App Store has brought  many popular mobile games to the OS. Many of these mix action, platforming and strategy create an enjoyable experience.

Here are our favorite Chromebook Games.

LEAVE A REPLY
Name*
Email* (will not be published)
Website
*Indicates required field
Comments*
Submit Comments

  1. Rose Says:

    Can you download injustice – god among us and Netflix or is it available at the chrome store on a Samsung Chrome book

  2. marcia Says:

    i just got a chromebook and i can’t play any games that are in the chromebook store. i chose a game and i get either that it is not supported or to chose an app to open the game with. any advice?

  3. Basilio Gonzalez Says:

    Hello. Is there a way to run Battlefield Play4Free on the Chromebook? When trying to install from the ChromeStore, I get “his application is not supported on this computer. Installation has been disabled. The following problems are detected:
    NPAPI plugin is required by this app”

  4. Mike Says:

    Did the author even play, or attempt to play any of these games on a chromebook? The last two on the list aren’t even playable on a chrombook.

    Battlefield – This computer not supported. Installation disabled. Plugin required.
    Need for Speed – Just a link to download a “free to play” windows game.

  5. Sam Says:

    NEED FOR SPEED WORLD DOESN’T EVEN WORK ON CHROMEBOOK! It’s meant for people on windows computer using the Chrome browser. The game is not compatible with Chrome OS!

  6. Snarky Voice of Reason Says:

    FYI, several of the games you have listed for the ChromeBOOK require Chrome running on a WINDOWS PC. When you access them in the Chrome Web Store from a Chromebook, they are clearly labeled NOT COMPATIBLE in a big red warning label.

    Not that I mean to tell you how to run your blog, chaps, but shouldn’t people writing about Chromebooks actually USE and TEST things on an ACTUAL Chromebook?

    Don’t make the ignorant assumption that Chrome browser on a Windows PC is the same thing as a Chromebook. IT IS NOT.

  7. Anna Attkisson, LAPTOP Managing Editor Says:

    At the time this story went live, we believe all games were compatible. Battlefield is no longer available, and we appreciate you bringing this issue to our attention. An update will be made to this story today.

  8. sean k Says:

    The 4 best games for google chrome, by far and away, are the 4 spacetime studio games: Arcane Legends, Pocket Legends, Star Legends and Dark Legends. They are still, to this day, the only fully immersive, non-beta, fully 3d mmorpgs available for chrome. I have no idea why they are never mentioned in game reviews. Much better than any game you mentioned.

  9. Nhã Uyên Says:

    Very good article

  10. joshua Says:

    your lame

  11. Tahsin Says:

    Page topic is quite impressive, even to examine liked. Health in your hand and labor.
    There are quite constructive and streamlined content. Thank you.
    We look forward to many more beautiful pages.

FIND A REVIEW
Laptops
All Product Types Accessories Cars Digital Camcorders Digital Cameras eReaders GPS Laptops MP3 & Video Players Projectors Smartphones Software Storage Tablets / MIDs VoIP Wi-Fi
All Subcategories
All Subcategories All-Purpose Budget Business Desktop Replacement Gaming Multimedia Netbook Nettop Rugged Student Tablet PCs Ultraportable
Brand
Acer Alienware Apple Archos ASUS Averatec BenQ CTL Corp. Dell Digital Storm eMachines Emtec Everex Fujitsu GammaTech Gateway General Dynamics Getac Gigabyte Hercules HP HTC iBuyPower Intel Lenovo MSI Nokia Nvidia OCZ OLPC OQO Origin Panasonic Sager Samsung Sony Sylvania Systemax TabletKiosk Toshiba Verizon Viewsonic Viliv VooDoo Workhorse PC ZT Systems
Minimum Rating
Any Rating 4.5 Stars 4.0 Stars 3.5 Stars 3.0 Stars
Screen Size
10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 20 4 5 6 7 8 9
Resolution
1024x576 1024x600 1024x768 1200X800 1280 x 720 1280x1024 1280x768 1280x800 1366x678 1366x768 1440x1050 1440x900 1600x768 1600x900 1680x1050 1680x945 1920x1080 1920x1200 800x400 800x480
Weight Range
10.1 - 12.0 pounds 12.1 - 14.0 pounds 14.1 - 16.0 pounds 2 lbs 2 pounds and under 2+ lbs 2.1 - 4.0 pounds 4.1 - 6.0 pounds 6.1 - 8.0 pounds 8.1 - 10.0 pounds Over 16 pounds Under 2 pounds
more options
SUBSCRIBE