Xfire Inc - (Free)
Xfire ofers the possibility to communicate with players when playing network games.
Xfire is an instant messaging software for players like an ICQ, MSN or Yahoo Messenger, but is specifically for network players. It lets user know if his friends are online and chat with them. Another advantage: it lets user know if they play online, what game they are playing and join them directly.
The software includes a detector that automatically identifies all the games played on your computer. The interface is a bit "heavy" but the main functionality of the software is really interesting.
After creating an account on the publisher's website, the software looks like all software of its kind in displaying the list of online friends.
Xfire supports more than 200 games including of course the most popular part.
When user wants to let others know the game he is involved, the software allows him to take screenshots on video games. In addition, the captured images can be used in photo profile.
The program also offers strategies for online games. The user can also have the opportunity to show his strategies broadcasting his journey in the game gamers.