SpongeBob Moves In is all about city building, so if you’ve played these games before the mechanics will be familiar. Developed by Nickelodeon, it’s a polished game that moves along nicely, offering a nice mix of challenges without being overly difficult, which should suit casual gamers just fine.
The Path to Luma from NRG Energy proves that games with a message can be enjoyable and entertaining. NRG Energy is a company devoted to clean energy, and they’ve come up with a cool game to get their point across. You play SAM, an androgynous robot whose objective is to remove pollution, harness sustainable energy while providing power for different planets.
If you like word puzzle games, you’re going to love WordBrain from MAG Interactive. The premise sounds simple enough as you just need to unscramble the words, which you do by sliding your hand over it. Once you’ve uncovered the words, the grid clears up and you move on to the next puzzle. While the game is easy at the start, it gets more challenging as you play.
Angry Birds was the game that put mobile gaming on the map, and several titles based on the hit have appeared. Now Rovio has released the sequel to the original, Angry Birds 2, and it’s a good one. The basic mechanics you’ve come to love and know are still there, but tweaks have been added that make the game even more fun and challenging.
Some games look so simple that anyone can play it, but mastering it or trying to advance can be a maddening yet addictive experience. A good example of that is Snow Roll from Happymagenta. The premise is simple enough: control a penguin that’s racing down a mountain while on a snowball. Sounds simple yes, but it isn’t.
Skill Wave is one of the latest titles from Appsolute Games, and like their other titles this one can’t be easily categorized as it combines elements from other games. This is basically a zig zag game but there’s a bit more to it than that, so don’t be surprised if you end up playing this far longer than you think.
gar.io is a popular browser game from Miniclip that not surprisingly, has made its way to mobile. The game is a bit difficult to describe, and the closest would be that it’s an MMO with elements of arcade, retro and fast play thrown in. You’re a cell and your goal is to absorb as many other cells and live for as long as possible. Simple premise, but addictive.
Mountain Goat Mountain by Zynga is variation of the endless runner game, except this time it’s sort of an endless climber. You just need to swipe and tap to go up the mountain, overcoming debris, obstacles and difficult paths. Though the gameplay is nothing revolutionary, it’s actually this element that makes playing it a lot of fun.
Brothers in Arms 3: Sons of War from Gameloft marks the return of this popular WWII game, and this time there are better graphics, gameplay and more action. This shooter also has plenty of new weapons, new kill cams and more explosions. It is, quite simply one of the best World War II games on mobile.