Who doesn’t love to play fun games on their mobile devices? Let’s face it, whether you are bored on the train to work, bored at work, or you simply want to take your mind off things for a short while, nothing entertains better than a game to distract you from the world. Here are six of the best apps on the market now.


1. Jetpack Joyride (Free)


If you’re looking for a simple game that you can get into right away then buckle up and take control of Barry Steakfries as he goes on a quest through multiple intriguing and surprisingly difficult levels. You need to collect new coins to buy more power-ups as you jetpack your way throughout the game. Sounds simple but this game is highly addictive and will keep you entertained for hours.

Available on iPhone / iPad / Windows Phone / Android.


2. Minecraft: Pocket Edition ($6.99)


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Minecraft has become a huge phenomenon on the PC, and it has gained a cult following over the past few years. The game has been expertly transferred over to the mobile platform and allows you to do just about everything you could imagine, so download and start building your world.

You’ll be surprised at how long this game can distract you, especially for something that seems to just be a digital version of playing with Lego.

Available on iPhone / iPad / Android.


3. Walking Dead: The Game (Free)


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Walking Dead is a hugely popular TV show, comic book, and console game, and for the first time it’s now available on Lenovo Android tablets and mobile devices. If you’re a zombie adventure loving gamer, this is definitely the app for you. This gripping saga unfolds over five nail-biting episodes, told in a point and click type of adventure. While it doesn’t feel like a game as much as an interactive story, the writing here is unique and delivers a very worthy experience

Available on iPhone and iPad.


4. Clash of Clans (Free)


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If you have not already downloaded Clash of Clans then you’re behind the times as this is one of the biggest app games of the year. The idea is to build a village, train your troops, provide supplies, and then battle against rival clans over the network. If you are looking for apps for your commute, they don’t come any better than this one — it will have you wishing your journey was twice as long so that you had more time to become victorious!

Available on iPhone and iPad.


5. Pocket Planes (Free)


Ever wanted to fun your own airline? Maybe not, but this addictive strategy game will have you enthused about your new airline company in no time at all. The idea is to build your company, fly to lots of destinations, and take your airline to new heights. The game has a lot of life in it as you have to bide your time to take control of new routes, and with 250 cities to chart flights to, you’ve got your work cut out.

Available on iPhone / iPad / Android.


6. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City ($4.99)


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This Grand Theft Auto classic is one of the most addictive and fun games ever invented. Vice city returns in all its glory and this time it comes complete with touch screen controls and refined graphics. You can either start out on your criminal career or roam the streets causing carnage, taking control of the city in your classic 80′s shirt!

Available on iPhone / iPad / Android.

Fun gaming apps help to make life so much more enjoyable, and mobile games are now far superior to their predecessors, offering a genuinely engaging gaming experience. What are your favorite mobile games?

  • Phill A. Sheeo

    Mobile gaming has grown by leaps and bounds over the years at times showing up the big guys.

    Still a problem in terms of uniqueness (12 different interpretations of a single concept.) AND TOUCH PADS ARE THE DEVILS TORTURE.