Best laptop games: the games to play on your notebook

The best laptop games are there for you whenever you’re on break for work and you just need to kill some time before you get back to the grind. Because they’re so easy to run, even cheap laptops will be able to play these games just fine. 

Don’t think you’re getting some third-rate games here, either. Games like Disco Elysium are not only easy on your laptop, but engaging and hilarious to boot. The laptop games on this list are among the best PC games on the market right now, and really goes to show the flexibility that PC gaming offers. 

Even if you’re using one of the best gaming laptops, the games on this list have a lot to offer, even if they’re not quite up to snuff to the mighty graphics in more powerful notebooks. This list is by no means extensive either: but we narrowed down the 10 games that everyone should consider installing on their laptops for some nice gaming on the side. 

Screenshot from Disco Elysium game

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1. Disco Elysium

  • CPU: Intel Core i7 or AMD 1800 equivalent
  • RAM: 8 GB RAM
  • GPU: NVIDIA Geforce 1060 or equivalent