With the rise of smartphones and accessibility of free mobile games, it has become so easy to get addicted to playing them over and over again in hopes of finally completing them. There are thousands of great games online that you need to try.
Below I have outlined five of the most popular mobile games at the minute that people are playing. These games have been selected in accordance of the above statistics from libertygames.co.uk which outline what games people are downloading:
Candy Crush is a free-to-play, match three puzzle video game which was released by King in 2012. Players have to complete levels by swapping candy pieces on the game board, matching three or more of the same colour. By eliminating those, potential further matches can be created when the candy pieces are replaced. Powerups can also be created when matches of four or more are made, these help to clear the board faster and easier. 49% of people are currently playing Candy Crush, making it the most popular.
Angry birds is a video game franchise created by Rovio entertainment. The game focuses on multi-coloured birds who have to save their eggs from green pigs. It has been praised for it’s fun gameplay, comical style, and low price as you are able to complete the game without spending any money but there are in app purchases you can make to help you complete it quicker. The original angry birds game has been called one of the most mainstream games out right now.
Pokémon Go is a free-to-play, location based augmented reality game that was developed by Niantic for both iOS and Android devices which was released in 2016. The game utilises the players mobile devices GPS ability to locate, capture, battle and train the Pokémon virtual creatures, which appear on your screen as if they were at the same real-world location as the player.
Snake is the common name for a video game concept where the player manoeuvres a line which grows in length, with the line itself being a primary obstacle. The game’s concept originated in the 1976 arcade game blockade. Snake has now led to hundreds of different versions being made for many platforms, with iOS having over 300 in the app store alone.
Clash of Clans
Clash of Clans is another popular freemium mobile strategy video game which was developed and published by Supercell. The game was released for iOS platforms in 2012 and then later in 2013 for Android devices. The game is set in a fantasy themed world where the player is the chief of a village. Players have to build their own town by using resources gained from attacking other players through the games fighting features.