We can play video games from anywhere now: some people have a home console, others own a tablet, and everyone has a smartphone for sure. Lots of people load up new gadgets with games straight away to spend the time on the commute, in a line, or even at home.
However, a little phone game can turn into playing for hours end. If you want to find the most addictive games for your phone, here are 14 games you should check out. Good luck with getting anything done now!
Alto’s Odyssey is an endless runner snowboarding game, in which you should tap the screen to jump and do tricks. During your journey you achieve goals, earn points, and collect coins that you can use to improve your equipment and skills. And what really makes Alto’s Odyssey special is its beautiful art style and atmosphere.
Angry Birds 2
The Angry Birds series has grown a lot. So if you like to stick with the classics, Angry Birds 2 gives you precisely what you expect from an Angry Birds game: firing birds at vice pigs.
Do you remember the famous arcade game called Breakout? Even though Ballz isn’t its clone, it still operates on some of the same principles. There’s a collection of blocks you need to break, and you have to use a collection of balls to break them. It’s a mesmerizing time-waster.
Bubble Witch 3 Saga
Candy Crush creator King has more to offer than just that one hit. The Bubble Witch series has shown that it’s a keeper amongst shooting and matching puzzle games. Their latest installment called Bubble Witch 3 Saga is available on both iOS and Android.
Candy Crush Friends Saga
Candy Crush Friends Saga has the well-known candy-swiping and matching mechanics intact. In addition to that, Friends Saga offers renewed designs as well as new play modes. The game also integrates the series characters.
Color Road! is quite a simple concept: you control a rolling ball so that it collected balls of the same color and avoid hitting balls of different colors. And the complexity level quickly increases as you go.
This game introduces itself as sort of an infinite version of Frogger, where the player attempts to cross a number of busy streets. Crossy Road combines a pixelated art with pop culture references and by doing so it creates a fun and charming gaming experience.
Do you want a fun party game? We’ve got one for you – Draw Something is quite similar to Pictionary – one player draws to explain a word, and others try to guess what the word is. Draw Something Classic is free on iOS and Android; there’s a paid version where there are no ads for $2.99. The Pro version for iPad is $4.99.
Flappy Dunk, which is similar to the now-defunct Flappy Bird, is very simple. The game asks the player to touch the screen to prevent their ball from falling. You need to move the ball through endless hoops to accumulate points.
Fortnite’s has cartoon-style graphics, unusual construction mechanics, and fast-paced action. Your goal as a player is to become the last person or team left standing. Fortnite is free in the App Store, but it gets a little complicated on Android. It’s not available in the Google Play Store; you have to download the Epic Games launcher first. It’s a bit complicated, but don’t let this scare you away.
In this game, you’ll help Austin the Butler to rebuild a garden by playing this delightful matching game. There’s a similar game, which is called Homescapes, where you help Austin renovate a house.
This is a rhythm-based action game, in which you just have to touch the screen in order to jump where necessary. You can download the game for iOS or Android for $1.99.
This extremely popular computer game was ported to various platforms recently. Explore a completely pixelated realm, where you can create anything and everything. Defend yourself from invading monsters in Survival Mode or choose a Creative Mode to have unlimited resources. IOS and Android apps are $6.99.
This is a simulation game that gives the player the task to infect all people on the planet while avoiding governments’ efforts to stop its spread. The concept sounds a bit insane during the coronavirus pandemic, and China has actually banned the game. However, Ndemic Creations intended the game to be quite realistic to raise awareness about issues. Lately, for instance, the creators added fake news and anti-vaxxers.