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Best laptop games to play in 2024

Make yourself a cup of tea, dim the lights, and sit down with some cozy laptop games

Luckily PC gaming is not just a fitting hobby for those packing massive battle stations worth thousands of dollars. The platform has so much to offer in terms of variety and that goes for technical requirements as well as genres. The best laptop games require far less power to run, but provide the full package of fun.

These games, which are often made by some of the most talented indie developers in the industry, won't melt down your machine with their system requirements and still provide hundreds of hours of entertainment. They're often playable on Steck Deck or other handheld alternatives, too.

Some laptop games are even among the best-rated games of all time on platforms like Steam, which goes to show that you can make fantastic gameplay happen with very limited technical means.

Is that tea all done then? Excellent.

If you do have one of those beefy gaming PCs, you should check out our list of the best PC games to play right now.