Some good games for my computer?

#1 Posted by Biohazard237 (29 posts) -


Hey everyone, I'm getting a computer that is definitely not a gaming computer, so it doesn't have great specs.  Can anyone name some games that it will be able to run?
 
here's the specs

Inspiron 15R   Laptop
2010 Intel® Core™ i3-350M 2.26Gh (4 Threads, 3M Cache)     
4GB Shared Dual Channel DDR3     
Intel® HD Graphics    
#2 Posted by sodiumCyclops (2644 posts) -

Why did you not opt for a gaming computer to begin with?

#3 Posted by Biohazard237 (29 posts) -
@sodiumCyclops:
I can't really afford anything better than this, and my current computer doesn't work very well
#4 Posted by animateria (3252 posts) -

Well, all modern 3D games aren't going to run on that... even if they can it would be a slideshow. (I should know, my GPU died so I'm stuck with an Intel Integrated Graphics card for now).
 
2D stuff like Diablo 2 or Plants vs. Zombies will run fine on it at least. 3D Stuff like Torchlight will probably run on that system.

#5 Posted by skilzlost (236 posts) -

go for popcap games there ace, 
 
and web browsing games r getting good 
 
u dont even need much to run some stuff these days  
 
java wins 
 
popcap, plants vs zombies ect 

#6 Posted by Spoonman671 (4523 posts) -

Safe bet:
 
 http://www.gog.com/en/frontpage/

#7 Posted by skilzlost (236 posts) -
@Spoonman671 said:
" Safe bet:   http://www.gog.com/en/frontpage/ "
spot on 
#8 Posted by Biohazard237 (29 posts) -

well as long as i can run Robot Unicorn Attack......
#9 Edited by Mikemcn (6936 posts) -

Not much. Monkey Island (Whatever the remake of the original was) would work. Fallout 1 and 2 which are both still relatively awesome.  Original Half life and Counter Strike maybe?
 
Also, alot of Indie stuff should work Minecraft, Drone, Space Station 13 (which is free, just get the byond engine from the link.) but also extremely weird, but awesome

#10 Posted by 9cupsoftea (652 posts) -

You could play a lot of games, no fps or action games, but stuff like strategies (Civ, maybe even starcraft) or adventure games should run. Also a lot of older rpgs, planescape, arcanum, etc. I'm not sure, but try dragon age too even. I think i heard someone running it on an i3 with no graphics card.

#11 Posted by Aaox (1657 posts) -

Maybe Max Payne 1 and 2?

#12 Posted by Biohazard237 (29 posts) -

would it be able to do something like alien swarm?
#13 Posted by animateria (3252 posts) -
@Biohazard237 said:
" would it be able to do something like alien swarm? "
Isn't it free? You should just try and see how it runs.. if it runs.
#14 Posted by PerryVandell (2103 posts) -

A good list of games that could run on your computer would be
Plants vs. Zombies 
Torchlight 
Trine 
Orange Box 
 
Those should run fairly well on your computer on around medium settings at least. 

#15 Posted by Spoonman671 (4523 posts) -
@Biohazard237 said:
" would it be able to do something like alien swarm? "
No.

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