2015 has been a great year for mobile games. Let’s take a look at some of the most addictive, entertaining, gripping, hilarious and rewarding mobile games to be released this year. All the games mentioned on our list can be downloaded for free, but some require in-app purchases later on in the game.
If you’ve always cherished a dream of someday joining a band and making it big, Band Stars is the perfect mobile game for you. This innovative game allows you to create your own band and compete against other players for a top spot on the charts. There are challenges to complete and a host of quirky band members to unlock. The more your band members practise, the better they get. Combine your favourite music styles and genres and create a band that perfectly embodies your unique tastes.
Quiz Up is an extremely fun and stimulating mobile game that gives you the chance to brush up your general knowledge. With over 550 interesting topics from which to choose, it’s hardly surprising that 14 countries voted for Quiz Up as the #1 trivia app on Google Play. You can compete against your friends and engage in real-time trivia tournaments. Play this game regularly and you’re sure to amaze your friends at your next pub quiz night.
Everyone loves an underdog and Clumsy Ninja is certainly that. But with your help, this awkward hero is sure to succeed in his task of finding his missing friend, Kira. Choose and customise your hero’s outfit and teach him tricks to impress his Sensei. This goofy guy, affectionately known as “the most hapless ninja ever to grace a touchscreen” is sure to steal your affections because he is able to react spontaneously in different situations, which presents a new phase in interactive gaming.
The Walking Dead Season 1
If you’re a fan of the series, you’re sure to love this thrilling mobile game. Your character is a convicted criminal whose only chance of redemption is protecting a young girl called Clementine in a post-apocalyptic, zombie-infested world. Every action and decision you make has consequences for the rest of your game, so you need to think and tread carefully. As the winner of over 90 Game of the Year awards, you can be sure The Walking Dead Season 1 won’t disappoint.
Cut the Rope 2
As addictive as the original Cut the Rope, Cut the Rope 2 presents you with a mass of new scenarios in which you need to figure out which ropes to cut in which order to feed your constantly hungry and very adorable pet monster. Fans of puzzle games can’t get enough of this amusing mobile game.
The Simpsons Tapped Out
Springfield has been invaded by hostile aliens and it’s your duty to help Homer as he searches for missing members of the Springfield community. Interact with your favourite characters and design and build Springfield to your specifications. Be the first to squash the alien invasion and best your friends. The Simpsons Tapped Out is certainly one of the most hilarious and fun games of 2014.
Plants vs. Zombies 2
Crazy Dave is back in this sequel to the award-winning Plants vs Zombies mobile game. The zombies are out for blood, brains and really any body parts that they can lay their decaying hands on, and it’s your mission to build a plant army that can withstand the siege. This mobile game combines a perfect blend of action and strategy and will keep you entertained for hours at a time.
Dumb Ways to Die
Inspired by the hit internet video, Dumb Ways to Die presents you with a chance to help a host of charmingly dumb creatures who seem as destined to meet horrific and completely avoidable deaths as the cast of the Final Destination films. Teach these ditsy folk some caution and unlock the video upon which the game is based.
Everyone needs a simple mobile game that you can quickly open and enjoy while you wait in a queue, or for a meeting to begin or for your food order to be ready. Dots perfectly fits this category. Be warned though: this game is beguilingly simple and can become very addictive, especially if you’re competing against friends for the highest score.
Dungeon Hunter 4
If you are looking for a mobile game that will grip your imagination and transport you to a realm of fantasy where enemies need to be conquered and destroyed, Dungeon Hunter 4 is your perfect match. You can choose from 4 warriors who possess unique skills and combat styles. Fight alongside other players and compete in team DeathMatch games in this modern Diablo clone.
Orc vs Elf
Orc vs Elf is a modern video slot machine that you can enjoy for free or play for real money online. Created by the well-known software provider Realtime Gaming, Orc vs Elf is set in a fantastical world clearly based in large part upon J.R.R. Tolkien’s mythical realms. What sets this video slot apart from others is the fun and interactive bonus rounds it contains. You can choose to be represented by the elves or the orcs, but choose carefully as each race is linked to specific bonus features.
Voodoo Magic is another RTG online slot that has proved very popular. This 5 reel, 13 payline slot machine embraces a dark and sinister theme that is perfectly incorporated into every aspect of the slot’s design. Enjoy crisp graphics and eerie sound effects while you make the most of bonus features that include wilds, scatters and free spins bonus rounds. With mobile slots every moment presents an opportunity to win big.