Sunday, August 4, 2013

6 Addictive Social Games for Mobile Devices

The choice available for mobile-compatible social games is really quite extensive, which is why this article has been put together. Below you can find some of the hottest social games available right now, with all compatible on mobile devices.

Clash of Clans (iOS)

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Clash of Clans is one of the most popular games on the app store at the moment. It has the ability to keep you entertained for days on end. The way the game allows you to continuously progress prevent you from ever getting bored of it. In the game, players build a village, gather resources and raid other clans. Players can join ‘clans’ and team up with people from all over the world.

Words with Friends (Android, iOS, Facebook)

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In this version of the classic game Scrabble, players are paired up to see who can score the most points. Each player selects a username which allows them to be found by other players. Besides just being a fun game, this is also quite educational, keeping your brain active and thinking of new words. You can have multiple games happening at once, meaning you always have a turn to play.

Kingdoms at War (Android, iOS, Facebook)

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In this massive multiplayer game, you will enter a world of castles, armies and magic as you create your own kingdom. You must build an army, form alliances and conquer new land to become to dominant force.

Draw Something (Android, iOS, Windows Phone)

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This game operates similarly to Words with Friends, in that players are paired up and play a game turn by turn. This is similar to the classic game Pictionary and players get credit and points for drawing quickly and accurately as well as guessing other peoples drawings. Given the artistic nature, this definitely works better on tablet devices.

The Simpsons: Tapped Out (Android, iOS)

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Available on iOS and Android, this is another city building game. Homer has caused a meltdown and it is the player’s job to rebuild Springfield. Interact with many of the infamous Simpsons characters as your town develops. Party with the Duff Man at the brewery and complete tasks to earn donuts!

Kingdoms of Camelot: Battle for the North (Android, iOS)

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Join thousands of other players across the globe in another strategy game as you build your own kingdom. Create the strongest army you can, upgrade your buildings to withstand attacks from other players and battle it out to become the unbeatable force on the map.

Social Bingo

Those games above are all excellent for getting into social gaming, but there are other opportunities out there for you. Take social bingo, for instance, with many mobile bingo sites now active on this front. Go to www.bingoonmobile.co.uk and you will be able to learn more of what sites are out there. The best ones give you the luxury of playing mobile bingo games against real people wherever you are.

There are social mobile games to suit all interests, so don’t settle for any that you don’t enjoy. Use this list as a starting point and give them all a try!

This guest post was contributed by Michael Dorner. He has studied Media Technology and Philosophy of Technology at postgraduate level and also taught Media Studies. He writes about mobile web trends and blogs for BingoOnMobile.co.uk among others.

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