Whether you’re a student, freelancer, or gamer, you can install a number of Chrome extensions depending on your workflow to enhance the experience. If you are a gamer and want to improve your performance and productivity, here are some Chrome extensions for you. They will also work in the Microsoft Edge browser.
The best Chrome extensions for gamers
1. Gaming News Feed
Gaming News Feed change the default tab page with a custom tab so you can search for any game and read the latest news quickly. Whether it’s an anime game or an action or strategy game, you can get the latest news from that game. It displays several popular websites along with game-related news tiles from around the world. You can click on any news tile to read more about it.
Utilities Screencastify makes it easy to record browser tabs, desktops, webcams, etc., without the need to install other third-party video editing software on your computer. Otherwise, you can edit the recording on the official Screencastify website if you create an account.
3. Tank Riders
If you want to play the game on the browser, then you can play Tank Riders on Google Chrome. This is one of the best action and strategy games you can play on your browser. You can play and level up by destroying other tanks while in one location. The number of tanks increases as you level up in the game. The graphics of this game are quite good, and you won’t see any lag when playing at higher levels.
4. Little Alchemy
Little Alchemy is another browser-based game that you can play on the Google Chrome browser. You can start with earth, air and water. You can then mix them to find other items, including dinosaurs, unicorns, and spaceships. You can then combine other items to find other objects. You need to combine two or more items to create another object and then a new object will be created and the process repeats itself.
5. Ping Pong Pro
Ping Pong Pro is another browser-based game that you can play with your computer. It is a single-player table tennis game that you can play on the Google Chrome browser. The left side of the screen will be yours and the right side will be the AI you will face. The first player to reach 5 points, wins the game.
6. Twitch Previews
Twitch is one of the most popular sites where people stream games all the time. However, the only problem with this site is that it doesn’t show a live preview of the video. The user needs to play the video to know what is happening. However, if you install the extension Twitch Preview, you can check what others are streaming without opening or playing the video. You can also get image as well as video preview using this extension.
PocketTube is a YouTube extension that you can install on the Google Chrome browser. It does some of the YouTube related stuff so you can better manage your playlists and subscribers. For example, you can hide grouped channels from subscriptions, hide video collection containers from YouTube main page, remove playlist links in TV mode, and more.
If you like simple and nostalgic game play, then KmineSweeper is one of the best choice for you. Although this game looks easy and simple, you need some experience to play KMineSweeper in the browser. This is the predecessor of the old MineSweeper on Microsoft XP.
In addition, you can also try more productivity enhancement utilities here.