MSN Games (otherwise called – in the past known as The Village, Internet Gaming Zone, MSN Gaming Zone, and MSN Games by is an easygoing gaming site, with single player, multiplayer, PC download, and social club computer games. Games are accessible in free on the web, preliminary, and full include pay-to-play renditions.

MSN Games is a piece of Xbox Game Studios, related with the MSN entry, and is claimed by Microsoft, headquartered in Redmond, Washington.


The principal form of the site, which was then called “The Village”, was established by Kevin Binkley, Ted Griggs, and Hoon Im. In 1996, Steve Murch, a then-worker of Microsoft, persuaded Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer to get the little web based game website, at that point claimed by Electric Gravity. The webpage was rebranded to “Web Gaming Zone” and propelled in 1996.

It began with a bunch of card and table games like Hearts, Spades, Checkers, Backgammon, and Bridge.

For the accompanying 5 years, the Internet Gaming Zone would be renamed a few times and would increment in notoriety with the presentation of prominent retail-and MMORPG-games, for example, UltraCorps, Age of Empires, Asheron’s Call and Fighter Ace.

Microsoft declared in July 2019, it would shade the MSN Games. For Windows XP and ME games, these eventual shut down on July 31, 2019, while the rest of the games on Windows 7 would be closed down January 22, 2020 (that week that Microsoft will stop support for Windows 7).