There are two types of gamers, the ones that always want to play whatever is new and latest, and then those who simply love the old classics that they grew up with (Super Mario?). If you’re from the former category then this review might not be fascinating enough, but if you’re one of those gamers who simply can’t forget those classic hits and wonder if you could travel back in time to bring those precious experiences, then look no further than Jogobox. This free application is here to awake your childhood memories by letting you download classic games instantly and at no cost The vast library of Jogobox houses thousands of games that are free to download and play, including titles like EA’s Red Alert, Sid Meier’s Civilization, Super Mario, Tombo Raider and what not. Moreover, it automatically moves all the downloaded games to the built-in library, so that you can easily play them from within the application interface. Read on for more details, with included screenshots.
The application comprises off a blue-themed interface design, with well, satisfying eye-candy. The home screen automatically places various New and Popular games that are available to play, including a few Featured Games. You may however, find your desired game using the search field.
Whatever game you select, the application shows you its mini description, including a few screenshots and gameplay controls, along with system requirements, which usually isn’t a big deal, keeping in mind the prowess of today’s machines. Simply click Play Now to start downloading the game and upon complete, it automatically moves to your games library.
You may head over to your existing games library by clicking My Games. The library holds and displays all the downloaded games, as well as those games that are currently being downloaded.
You will be pleased to find eight different game categories under the Categories section. You can choose among Adventure, Brain, Fighting, Girls, PC, Racing, Skills and Sports games.
Click the Settings button at the top right of the application window to open the configuration panel. Here, you can set the application Window behavior such as Minimize to tray and Use font smoothing options. More so, you can select the destination directory for the downloaded games.
Jogobox works on Window XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8. Both 32-bit and 64-bit OS editions are supported. Testing was carried out on Windows 7, 64-bit.