If you're feeling the post-Christmas pinch and want to enjoy some quality games on the cheap, you don't need to look very far. There are many freeware games out there, in a wide range of genres--we've even covered a couple in the past.

This roundup nominates the five best freeware games of the past year as: Mono, Gunz: The Duel, War Rock, Zak McKracken 2 and Advanced Strategic Command -- all games that are worth a close look if you want some extremely low-budget gaming.

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This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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