The Best LAN Games to Play

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Having a LAN party at your house this weekend? Here are five LAN games you might want to include in your video games list.

Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos

Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos

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Reign of Chaos is the sequel to Warcraft: Orcs & Humans which is the third set in the fictional universe of Warcraft. It is a high-fantasy real-time strategy video game from Blizzard Entertainment and was released in 2002. It features a single-player and a multiplayer mode which allows a player to play against other players via LAN or the internet. Players can take control of armies of Orcs, Humans, Night Elves, or the Undead. In addition to their previous units, Blizzard introduces new powerful units called heroes.

Command & Conquer: Generals

Command & Conquer: Generals

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Command & Conquer: Generals is another real-time strategy video game, and happens to be the seventh installment in the Command and Conquer series. The game takes place shortly where players are given a choice to take control the army of one of the three factions: China, GLA, and the United States of America. In this game, the United States of America and China works as allies to win against the Global Liberation Army (GLA), which is an omnipresent borderless terrorist organization.

StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void

StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void

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The Legacy of the Void is a science fiction real-time strategy game from Blizzard and is a stand-alone expansion pack to StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty. This game introduces additional units and multiplayer changes from Heart of The Swarm with a continuing campaign that focuses on the Protoss race. Aside from the Protoss Race, players can take control of the Terran or Zerg army. The game is one of the popular releases in the StarCraft series.

Left4Dead 2

Left4Dead 2

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Left4Dead 2 is one of the most popular cooperative first-person shooter video game for gaming PCs that introduces survival horror elements. Developed by Valve, the game lets you play with three other players on LAN or the internet, as you shoot zombies and survive in a post-apocalyptic world dominated by the undead. There are four protagonists from the first game — Francis, Bill, Zoey, and Louis. Then there are Nick, Ellis, Coach, and Rochelle which were introduced in the second release.

Counter Strike

Counter Strike

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Counter Strike is a famous video game series of multiplayer first-person shooter video games that introduces two teams: terrorists and counter-terrorists. Its first game was released in 1999, where players in perspective team must either complete an act of terror or prevent it. The series has spawned several games including Condition Zero, Source, and Global Offensive, as well as three spin-off games such as CounterStrike Neo, CounterStrike Online series, and Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies.

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