The 5 Most Popular Social Games In The Google Play Store
There’s something extraordinarily appealing about picking your android phone and instantly playing a game alongside countless other people across the world. Social games in comparison with other games packs sharing of resources (like share from your game total rewards, in-app purchases, goodies, extra lives etc) and interaction with other players which makes it much more engaging. Let’s look at five of the most popular social games in the Google Play Store.
Pokémon GO is an insanely popular augmented reality game from Niantic Labs owned by Nintendo. The mechanics of the game is simple and intuitive, it uses your location relative to Google Maps to track you. As you move, if any Pokémon comes within your circle, it will continuously go off. They will appear on your screen and you can tap them to try and capture them. There are also special locations called Pokestops where you can collect various items including Pokeballs. Finally, you can tap on gyms showing on your phone and engage in a mostly automated battle for control of these important landmarks. Overall, Pokémon Go is a smash-hit, both among fans and beginners alike.
Angry Birds Friends
Angry Birds Friends is an installment of the popular mobile game series. Angry Birds Friends follows a similar path as of original game, but it turns what was deserted participation into a social one, setting you against your Facebook friends in a battle to score the most points in a week-long scrap set across six different levels. In terms of mechanics, it’s almost identical to the original Angry Birds. It consists of old birds with the addition to some new birds as well. The game is available at Google Play Store for free.
Clash of Clans
Clash of Clans is a strategic action game where players collect resources to build their own villages and forge an army. As you build and expand your small camp into a bloom fortress you unlock more building types. The game’s core component is its multiplayer mode, wherein players can attack the villages of other players. If you like strategy games, but do not always want to wait for days until the next construction is finished, you will enjoy this game.
Smurfs’ Village is a challenging new social game that brings back childhood memories. The storyline includes broken Smurfs village and they must create a new village. The game also allows for players to visit friends villages but to do so they need to connect the game to their Facebook account. If you’re into the simple gameplay of sandbox-styled village building and familiar characters, than Smurfs’ Village game is for you.
UNO ™ & Friends
Everyone knows how to play UNO and Gameloft made UNO digital as well as social with its Android game UNO ™ & Friends, allowing players to connect for a friendly game regardless of where they are. There are lots of UNO games present in the Google Play Store but the one thing that makes it stand out among others is the ability to create own multiplayer games with friends, family and even other random players around the world.