Top 10 Smartphone Games


Mobile platforms have always been home to super interesting games even if takes some amount of risk to the user. There are actually lots of exciting games that have come up in 2018. It’s definitely worth checking out your App Store or Google Play for new smartphone games.

We have a list of smartphone games that you can play comfortably without engaging in too many in-app purchases and we hope you enjoy them!

It’s by no means a definitive list, there are lots of games that you could play with your friends online and have a great time after a hectic work schedule.

1. N.O.V.A. Legacy

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Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance is game of a soldier who needs to investigate the Colonial Pride Frigate and take on an alien force that threatens to destroy the mankind. This is a multi-player game and 8 people can participate in the game at once. This smartphone game is available on both App Store & Play Store.

2. Asphalt 8: Airborne

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This is the latest in the series of mobile racing games from Gameloft. Airborne lets you take to the air, jumping off ramps and performing stunts mid-air with your car. You can play the game with a new range of cars and tracks, improved graphics, and some new gameplay modes. The game is split into a single player solo race, single player career, online multiplayer, and local multiplayer over Wi-Fi. This smartphone game is available on both App Store & Play Store.

3. Critical Ops


The game’s inspiration is none other than Counter-Strike. Critical Ops is a fast-paced Fist Person Shooter that will test your impulses and strategic skill. The game requires to fight for domination alongside your friends or show the world your skill by leading the individual scoreboard. The game currently features three game modes:

  1. Defuse Mode: One team tries to plant and defend the bomb until detonation and the other team tries to defuse it
  2. Team Death Match: The two opposing teams battle it out in a times death-match and make each bullet count!
  3. Gun Game: The two teams fight against each other with individual players working their own way through all the weapons in the game.

This one also available for both App Store & Play Store.

4. Pac-Man 256

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Coming from the same minds behind Crossy Road, Pac-Man 256 gives the old game a modern, infinite runner spin for mobile devices. The players guide Pac-Man through a maze, munching through dots and power pellets while outrunning ghosts and, “The Glitch”. The good power pellet makes its return, allowing you to fight against the ghosts, while new feature, laser beam adds a new twist to the familiar gameplay. You can download this smartphone game from Play Store or App Store.

5. PUBG Mobile and PUBG Mobile Lite

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This one is one of top popular smartphone games these days. PUBG Mobile hasn’t been out globally for long. However, it’s already one of the most widely played mobile game available. It features a 100-player battle royale on a small island. In this game, each player is required to collect gear, weapons, and vehicles on the island and battle it out. The winner is the last person standing or surviving. There is also a Lite version of PUBG Mobile with lighter graphics, fewer players per match, and more. It’s only available for the lower end devices. PUBG Mobile is both Android & iPhone smartphones. Download it from Play Store & App Store.

6. Clash of Clans

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This game is a good combination of slow planning and quick chaotic battles. You can build up your settlement, plan your defences, raise an army, and guide your tribe to victory against nasty goblins or other clan leaders. It’s a very popular and interesting game. Download it from Play Store & App Store.

7. HQ Trivia

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HQ Trivia is a hit new trivia game. It’s actually a live game show or kind of quiz show where all the players compete at the same time. There is a host that asks questions and people answer in real time. The game consists of 12 questions per round with a ten-second timer for each question. The players that answer the final question split the prize money. The prize is currently $2,500 for most games but has been as high as $18,000. Amazing, right? Download it from Play Store & App Store.

8. Sky Dancer


Sky Dancer has something particular that keeps you playing, you can’t just stop playing it.

The game requires the player to run and jump across hazardous cliffs from one flying island to another while avoiding large boulders. The game comprises of tiny chunks of land hanging in the air in a manner that rocks usually don’t have. As you hurl yourself off the edge of one, you must quickly maneuver to land on a platform. This smartphone game also available for both Android & iPhone.

9. BombSquad


BombSquad is a multiplayer game. The eight players can participate at once in the game. They all try to bomb each other to supremacy.  It’s an explosive arcade-style party game which is enjoyed with many friends or a good number of players. Jump, punch, bomb your way to victory as you complete in a plethora of mini-games. The game is pretty interesting! Download it now from Play Store or App Store.

10. Alto’s Adventure


Alto’s Adventure is all about snowboarding at a high speed. Very simple one-touch controls let you guide Alto down the mountain while getting big air, grinding edges and performing multiple back-flips. With beautiful endless mountain scenery, amazing day-to-night transitions and a mesmerizing soundtrack, this is a must-have on any device. Download it now from Play Store or App Store.

These smartphone games have become dominant in the gaming industry as these games are easy to find, download, available with free of cost, and if you don’t like it you can easily delete it as well. The smartphones are powered by increasingly capable processors to support these games and have emerged as serious contenders in the gaming arena.  The rapid spread of these games cannot be attributed to one factor, there are many forces that have allowed for such fast growth.

The above mentioned smartphone games are the best ones, if you are a game lover you must try all these games once and the most popular amongst these games is “PUBG”. Make sure you don’t miss it out!

If there is a game you have been spending tons of time playing on your phone this year, please recommend it to us in the comments.

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