6 Useful Browser Plugins for Gamers

As we all know extensions (or plugins or addons) can improve your browsing experience significantly by providing you more control over your browser and giving you ton of additional options and features. There are also a few browser plugins for gamers which can help you by providing various stats, deals, info & much more. Here i will be covering some of the extensions that i know.

 

1. Ban Checker for Steam

As the name says ban checker for steam checks for VAC, gamebans & even overwatch bans(cs:go) in steam. This plugin checks for players in your friend list who got recently banned, it shows which type of ban they have, when they last got banned etc.

You can check for bans from your recent matches, you can do so by checking your ‘recenty played’ page. I guess this is all that i can write about this plugin. It checks for bans on your friend list and other’s. It is simple to use and it blends in the layout steam’s website, it feels like it is a part of the website.

Get it For-

Chrome:Here
Firefox: Here

2. Enhanced Steam

Enhanced steam is a very useful plugin to use alongside with Steam, a  very powerful feature packed plugin for your browser which displays information like how much have you spent on your steam account, price of a specific game in different countries etc.

It main features include:

  • Enhanced Profile view (Shows permalink, external links to steam rep & more)
  • Price comparison for a game in different countries
  • Comparing different websites and showing the lowest price available
  • Adds different sorting options for your wishlist (sort by discount, ranking etc)
  • Shows how much have you spent on your steam account
  • Shows if a game is DRM protected
  • Option to disable/change many function or buttons in steam community website

It is available for Firefox, Chrome & Opera.

Get it here-

Chrome: Here
Firefox: Here

3. Pac-Man Game

Who does’t like pacman right? A classic arcade game from the 90’s.It was originally launched in japan and after its huge sucess there it came to US in1980. The player navigates the pac man through a maze, avoiding enemies and eating all the dots. By doing so you are granted access to new level.

These two plugins for Chrome & Firefox will bring back your old nostalgic memories of PacMan, they plugins allow you to play pac-man within your browser inside a little popup window.

Get it here-

Chrome: Here
Firefox: Here

4. Light shot

Light shot is a free little plugin used for taking screenshots of the web pages. You can take screenshots of live streams from twitch, share screenshots of interesting things you find on a article, deals, offers etc.

It takes customized screenshots of your webpages or your app or games(if you are using the PC app.). You can select the area which you want to capture(rectangular select), it also offers edition options like pencil draw, rectangle box, text, marker etc. It is available for Firefox and chrome as plugins and also for windows & mac as a standalone app. It also offers reverse image search so you can find images similar to the screenshot you have taken.

Get it here-

Chrome: Here
Firefox: Here

5. All Game Deals

All Game Deals is a plugins which provides you latest deals on game from different sources like steam, Humble Bundle, GreenManGaming, GOG and many more.

Basically it is a smaller version of their website which fits inside a little pop-up window. One downside of the pop-up window is that you have to scroll left and right to see the name of the game and the price respectively, other than that it is a nice plugin to have.

Get it here-

Chrome:Here
Firefox: Here

6. Twitch Now

This simple plugin will notify you when your favorite twitch streamer starts his live stream. It will ping you when one of your followed streamer comes online within a time interval of 2-3 minutes.

It has 5 start rating on Chrome and 4.4 on Firefox, this simple plugin does what it advertises and works flawlessly .

Get it here-

Chrome: Here
Firefox: Here

Themes

Themes are very quick and simple way to customize your browser, you can get one for free from your respective browser’s plugins store. Here are a few that i like:

For Firefox:

Dota2 theme(https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/dota-2-theme/)

Assassin’s Creed Theme(https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/ac-unity-game-theme/)

Destiny Theme(https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/destiny-the-game/)

Warframe Galaxy Theme(https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/warframe-stalker-galaxy-theme/)

Yakuza Paint (Not a  game related theme but my favorite ☺)

 

For Chrome:

Titanfall Theme(https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/titanfall-theme/ngkbkldiengjolloikkeiobodpelobhd)

Battlefield4 Theme(https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/battlefield-game-lsp/lalcpgjednobmhnanamjjncfejfedeha)

Game Girl Theme(https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/game-girl-sketch/hbncmhmeipbdnlndjeljgnbfjjlnlaec)

Halo Wallpaers(https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/military-fps-game-wallpap/cgdfmengmgdaihicbjaoldpbcjhhdekg?hl=en)

 

So these are all the extensions/plugins/add-ons  that i like to use, with my favorite one being the Steam Enhancer. If you know any other plugin which can help in finding deals on games, has other features which will help us gamers  or any other nice themes, do let us know in the comments below.

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