Browser games were a digital awakening for an entire generation

Browser games were a digital awakening for an entire generation

In Tales of the Early Internet, Mashable explores online life through 2007 — back before social media and the smartphone changed everything. Everyone remembers their favorite browser games, whether it was some cursed obscurity now lost to the void of internet history or a wildly popular time-waster that later evolved into a multi-million dollar franchise (like Doom, Trials, Super Meat Boy, or Bejeweled, to name a few). For many millennials, the golden age of browser games from the early 2000s defined our formative online experiences. The arrival of tools like