Game Title & Link Price OS Singleplayer or Multiplayer Steam/GoG/Other
Abobo's Big Adventure Free Windows & Mac Singleplayer Author's Website and Flash Gaming Websites
Ascension Free Windows Singleplayer Author's Website
Art of Theft Free Windows Singleplayer Author's Website
Barkley's Shut Up and Jam Gaiden Free Windows & Mac Singleplayer Author's Website
Cart Life Free Windows Singleplayer Author's Website
Celestia Mechanica Free Windows & Mac Singleplayer Author's Website
Chester $3 Windows Singleplayer Desura
Atom Zombie Smasher $15 Windows, Mac and Linux Singleplayer Steam, Impulse, Gamer's Gate, Direct2Drive
Age Of Empires 1&2 Varies $5-15 Windows, Mac Both Other
Armagetron Free Windows, Mac, Linux Both Other
Battle Of Wesnoth Free Windows, Mac, Linux Both Other
Bastion $15 Windows, Mac, Linux Singleplayer Steam & Other
Beneath A Steel Sky Free Windows GoG
Braid $10 Windows, Mac Singleplayer Steam & Other
Cthulhu Saves the World & Breath of Death VII $2 Windows Singleplayer Steam
Cave Story Free Windows, Mac, Linux Singleplayer Steam & Other
Counter-Strike $10 Windows Both Steam
Diablo 2 $10 Windows, Mac Both Other
Dink Smallwood Free Windows, Mac Singleplayer Other
Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup Free Windows, Mac, Linux Singleplayer Other
Dungeons of Dredmor $5 Windows, Mac & Linux Singleplayer Steam, Desura, Humble Store, Gamefly
Fallout $10 Windows & Mac Singleplayer GoG
Freespace 2 $6 Windows Both GoG
Gang Garrison 2 Free Windows Multiplayer Other
Half-Life $10 Windows Singleplayer Steam
Halo: CE $20 Windows, Mac Both Other
I Wanna Be The Guy Free Windows Singleplayer Other
I Wanna Be The Fangame Free Windows Singleplayer Mod DB
Iji Free Windows Singleplayer Author's Website
Maldita Castilla Free Windows Singleplayer Author's Website
Machinarium $10 Windows, Mac, Linux Singleplayer Steam & Other
Mari0 Free Windows, Mac & Linux Singleplayer & Offline Co-Op Author's Website
Max Payne 1&2 $14 Windows, Mac Singleplayer Steam
Mount & Blade: Warband $20 Windows, Mac Both Steam & Other
Nox $6 Windows Both GoG
Oolite Free Windows, Mac, Linux Both Singleplayer/Other
Oddworld $5 Windows Singleplayer Steam & Other
Prince Of Persia Trilogy $10 Windows Singleplayer Other
Project Zomboid Optional Windows, Mac, Linux SinglePlayer Other
Psychonauts $10 Windows, Mac Singleplayer Steam & Other
Quake Live Free Windows, Mac, Linux Multiplayer Other
Rise of Nations $5-10 Windows,Mac Both Other
Not Tetris 2 Free Windows, Mac & Linux Singleplayer & Offline Multiplayer Author's Website
Pragmatica Free Windows Singleplayer Author's Website
Super Smash Land Free Windows Singleplayer and Offline Multiplayer Author's Website
Street Fighter X Mega Man Free Windows Singleplayer Capcom's Website
Super Crate Box Free Windows Singleplayer Author's Website & Steam
StarCraft $20 Windows, Mac Both Other
Spring Free Windows, Mac, Linux Both Other
Spelunky Free Windows Singleplayer Other
Team Fortress Arcade Free Windows Both Auth
Theif Series $27 Windows Singleplayer Steam & Other
The Ur-Quan Masters Free Windows, Mac, Linux Singleplayer Other
Tyrian 2000 Free Windows Singleplayer Other
VVVVVV $5 Windows, Mac, Linux Singleplayer Steam & Other
Ultima IV Free Windows Singleplayer GoG
Warzone 2100 Free Windows, Mac Both Other
Warcraft II & III $10-20 Windows, Mac Both Other
Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory Free Windows, Mac, Linux Multiplayer Other

Requirements to be considered low-end:

Must work on Windows XP(or higher), Linux or Mac
Must require no higher than an 6800GT
Must not require no more processing speed than 2GHz Single Core
Must require no more than 512GB of Ram


While trying to find games to run on my laptop I decide to make a list of my considerations. Let me know if there are any other games you think should be included.

This has turned into a greatly diverse list. Thanks to everyone for contributing.

1001 Spikes (Nicalis)

Sphyrwa Altitude (Free) (Nimbly Games)

Aquaria

JediThug ARMA: Cold Assault War

Audiosurf

Bastion (Supergiant Games)

BattleBlock Theater (The Behemoth)

Thexare Beat Hazard

JediThug Beyond Good & Evil

The Binding of Isaac Rebirth (Nicalis)

fracturedFirestorm BIT.TRIP RUNNER

Bioshock

Bloodrayne 2

JediThug DOOM Classic Complete Pack

Broforce (Free Lives)

Bumbledore (Nimbly Games)

JediThug Carmageddon Max Pack

Castle Crashers (The Behemoth)

fracturedFirestorm Cave Story+

The Club

1bubneb Sid Meier’s Civilization IV (Firaxis Games)

1bubneb Sid Meier’s Civilization III (Firaxis Games)

Sphyrwa Company of Heroes

Condemned: Criminal Origins

Conflict: Denied Ops

Counter-Strike (Valve)

Counter-Strike Source (Valve)

rushaz Creeper World 3: Arc Eternal

dfxdeimos Crusader Kings 2 (Paradox Studios)

Crypt of the NecroDancer

Sphyrwa DEFCON

Sphyrwa Defender's Quest: Valley of the Forgotten

IAmFern Defense Grid: The Awakening

JediThug Deus Ex : GOTY

Devil May Cry 3

Moderkay Devil May Cry 4

Sphyrwa Don't Starve

Thexare Drox Operative

JediThug Duke Nukem 3D

Deson Dungeons of Dredmor

The Elder Scrolls: Morrowind

The Elder Scrolls: Oblivion

Eternity's Child

The Expendabros (Free) (Free Lives)

Fable: The Lost Chapters

1bubneb Fallout

1bubneb Fallout 2

1bubneb Fallout Tactics

Sphyrwa FTL: Faster Than Light

F.E.A.R

joeblitzkrieg Fistful of Frags (Free)

Flatout

Zillcaytr Gerry's Mod (Valve)

Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved

Grand Theft Auto: 3

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

Gun

JediThug Gunpoint

Half-Life (Valve)

Half-Life 2 (Valve)

fracturedFirestorm Hammerwatch

Jade Empire

angelexterminador Jagged Alliance

Kane and Lynch: Dead Men

shawa666 Kerbal Space Program (Early Access)

Sphyrwa Killing Floor

Sphyrwa King Arthur's Gold

Raven7eggnog Knights of Honor

Left 4 Dead

Lethal League

Sphyrwa Lone Survivor: The Director's Cut

Lost Planet: Extreme Condition

Mark of the Ninja

MDK 2

JediThug Monkey Island: Special Edition Bundle

JediThug Mount & Blade: Warband

NightSky (Introversion Software)

JediThug Noitu Love 2: Devolution

JediThug Oniken

Onimusha 3

Overlord

1bubneb Sid Meier’s Pirates! (Firaxis Games)

Portal

Prince of Persia

Sphyrwa Project Zomboid (Early Access)

Psychonauts

JediThug Quake Collection

Rayman Origins

Thexare Racettear: An Item Shop’s Tale

Resident Evil 4

Sphyrwa Running With Rifles (Early Access)

JediThug Serious Sam Classics: Revolution

Shadowgrounds

Sphyrwa Shadowrun Returns

JediThug Shadow Warrior Classic (Free)

Thexare Space Empires IV

Sphyrwa Space Pirates and Zombies

Splinter Cell

Sphyrwa Starbound (Early Access)

Star Wars: Republic Commando

Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy

bonia22 Stronghold Crusader (FireFly Studios)

TheDangy Super Hexagon

fracturedFirestorm Super House of Dead Ninjas

JediThug Super Meat Boy

JediThug System Shock 2

Sphyrwa Teleglitch: Die More Edition

JediThug Torchlight

TheCrimsonJin Torchlight 2

TheDangy Trine

Tomb Raider: Anniversary

bonia22 Total War (Creative Assembly)

Trackmania

Transistor (Supergiant Games)

Sphyrwa Underrail (Early Access)

Sphyrwa unEpic

knuckles352 Unreal tournament 2004

JediThug Unreal Tournament: GOTY

fracturedFirestorm VVVVVV

Sphyrwa Wanderlust: Rebirth

bonia22 The Witcher

ToMuse Worms Armageddon

X3 - Reunion

angelexterminador X-COM (MicroProse)