AOL relaunches Games.com site for online games

October 9, 2012 - 11:34 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — AOL relaunched Games.com, a site with more than 5,000 free games, designed to attract a large online gaming audience online and on mobile and tablet devices.

AOL said Tuesday that the games are from developers and distributors such as Big Fish Games, Masque Publishing, Mochi Media and others. About 100 of the games are built on HTML5 technology, which means they are playable on the iPad and other devices that don't run Flash technology.

The company said it plans to add new features in the coming months. Games.com competes against sites such as addictinggames.com, bigfishgames.com and even Zynga.com.

Shares of AOL Inc. slid 9 cents to $36.64 in midday trading Tuesday.