The world of online gaming can daunting to new players. Not only are there about a bajillion games out there rivaling for your attention, but the prices of the games can often dissuade new players who want to try the games out. Not only that, but going to the store, buying the game, installing it and then signing up for the subscription can be a pain. Luckily for you, lots of online games now offer free trial periods. You can go to the links listed below, download the game, and play the game for free for a week or more. But be careful. These games are notoriously addictive. Before you know it, you may find yourself spending hours of time exploring a new world you had not known exhausted.
- City of Heroes: If superheroes and mega-villains are your speed, you'll definitely want to check out City of Hereos / City of Villains. This super-hero MMO allows you to create your very own character complete with skin-tight clothes, capes and all the world-shattering powers you'd expect to find in a world populated by heroes and villains. Get your 14 day free trial by going here: [http://www.cityofheroes.com/promos/covfriendpass.html]
- Lord of the Rings Online: The world of Middle Earth comes to life in The Lord of the Rings Online. Explore the world of Gandalf, Frodo and all the nasty beasties of Mordor with the 7 day free trial. Go to: http://www.lotro.com/trial
- World of Warcraft: The most popular online game in the world, World of Warcraft has over 10 million subscribers. That's 10 million people who run around the absolutely massive world of Azeroth. They explore, fight, cast spells, and all sorts of stuff you would expect to see only in the movies. Try it free for 10-days by going here: https://signup.worldofwarcraft.com/trial/index.htm
- Eve Online: Space. It's a big place. And if you want to explore it, you can do so in Eve Online. Create your own avatar and pilot your ship through the vastness of space. Hunt pirates, mine asteroids, trade goods between systems, or form your own corporation to contol the universe with unrestricted greed. Try it out with a 14 day free trial: https://secure.eve-online.com/ft/?aid=102321&bid=&nogreet=1