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|Type of business||Free online flash game publisher|
Type of site
|Host for Flash-based browser games, game publisher|
|Founded||fl. March 2004 (as Games Of Gondor)|
October 2005 (under current name)
|Headquarters||Irvine, California, United States|
|Key people||Daniel McNeely (CEO)|
|Alexa rank||6,031 (July 2020[update])|
Armor Games is a game portal website that hosts free Flash-based and HTML5 browser games across a wide variety of genres, including point-and-click adventure, arcade, puzzle, and MMO games. Based in Irvine, California, the site was founded in 2004 by Daniel McNeely.
Armor Games primarily hosts curated Flash games and MMOs, sometimes sponsoring their creation. Each game is uploaded and maintained by its original developer, with some including unlockable player achievements. In recent years, Armor Games has begun supporting HTML5 titles. Users can chat within the site and create online profiles.
Notable sponsored games
- Crush the Castle
- Don't Escape: 4 Days to Survive
- Fancy Pants Adventures
- Kingdom Rush
- Warfare 1917
Armor Games Studios
Under the name Armor Games Studios, the company has begun to develop and publish indie games for Steam, mobile devices, and consoles.
|Pinstripe||Atmos Games||Action-adventure||Microsoft Windows, macOS, Linux|
|Sonny||Krin Juangbhanich||RPG||Microsoft Windows, macOS, iOS, Android|
|Soda Dungeon||Afro-Ninja Productions||RPG||Microsoft Windows, iOS, Android|
|Sentry Knight Tactics||Tyler Myers, Justin Wolf||RPG, Strategy||Microsoft Windows, macOS|
|Super Chibi Knight||PestoForce||RPG, Action-adventure||Microsoft Windows, macOS, Linux|
|The Big Journey||Catfishbox||Adventure||iOS, Android|
|Cursed Treasure 2||IriySoft||Strategy, Tower-defense||Microsoft Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android|
|GemCraft - Chasing Shadows||GameinaBottle||Strategy, RPG, Tower-defense||Microsoft Windows|
|The Adventure Pals||Massive Monster||Strategy, RPG, Platformer||Microsoft Windows, macOS, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PlayStation 4|
PC Magazine listed it in 2007 as one of the Top 100 undiscovered websites. The American news station KSTU listed it as one of the 10 websites that they considered the best for finding "free online games".
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GamesofGondor.com will be changing to armorgames.com/ in 3 days.
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