Top 10 Games on Google Play Store

With the increase in the popularity of Android phones and tablets, there has been a drastic increase in the number applications available for the platform. More availability of free Android games translates into lot of fun for people of all age groups. These games prove to be a soothing factor at the end of the day to relieve one from the stressful and hectic day. Not too long ago, mobile gaming meant Tetris-clones, Snakes and Solitaire but the advent of smartphones has truly changed the game. The mobile gaming scene has exploded with hundreds of tiles on Android, ranging from simple, time-wasters to shooters with cutting edge graphics. Some of the games have caught the imaginations of users in a big way. Here is a list of top 10 games on the Google Play Store that are keeping people hooked:

Candy Crush

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If you have not heard the name of this game then probably you are living in another world. Candy Crush is a popular game that has become an obsession for millions of people. It is easy to play and even easier to get addicted to. If you are looking for mindless color matching game, then your search ends here. This well-executed game does a good job of keeping thumb sliding across the screen.



This game is about the distance between objects. Here the player has to make the circles grow as much as they can without impeding the progress of others, in any way. Hundreds is all about coexisting peacefully in a cramped and indifferent world over which the users have minimal control.

Hay Day

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This is a farming game like the popular Facebook game, Farmville. The player has a huge farm to tend to. There are animals to be reared like cows, sheep, chickens, etc. and there is vegetation to be done. You have to juggle many activities to maintain your farm in top shape. If you are a fan of simulation games, then you will find Hay Day very pleasing and it wills surely keep your inner agriculturist giddy for hours. The graphics of this game are rich with extensive details of landscapes. Its presentation is also fairly cinematic for a mobile game.

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Clash of Clans

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This one is a 2012 game, developed by Supercell – a video game based company in Helsinki, Finland. It is an online multi-player game in which players have to build communities, train troops and then attack other players to earn elixir and gold that can, in turn, be used to build defenses to protect the player against other attacks. In short, this strategic action game pits the players against both artificial-intelligence characters and real-world opponents.

Subway Surfers

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This is yet another version of the endless runner games like the Temple Run. But it has some twists that actually make this game very exciting in a number of ways. The player has to run along a set of subway tracks for as long as he/she can, collecting coins in the process alongside avoiding a number of obstacles like tunnels, wooden barricades, speeding as well as standing trains and a lot more. The characters look cute, the environment is colorful and bright and the animation is very fluid and devoid of any noticeable hitches.

Temple Run

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Temple Run is a hard core action game that draws inspiration from the chase scenes in the Indiana Jones movie. The chase takes place in a fictional American-esque temple setting in which the player has to outrun a horde of monkeys. The original Temple run has already been downloaded 170 million times and thus has became one of the most successful games apps on mobile phones. Temple Run 2 has also been launched which is a better version of the same game with improved graphics, vibrant colors and much more detailed environments. The game is a pleasure to play and can easily fend-off bouts of boredom with its pick-it-up-and-play convenience.

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Teen Patti

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One game that is catching the attention of people in a huge way off-late is Teen Patti. It is an Indian Poker game that lets you play three-handed Poker with a number of computer opponents or against other real players. The graphics of the game have been designed to resemble a card table. The game boasts of HeyZap social platform and easily let your friends know about it. If gambling is what interests you, you will find this game very entertaining.

Angry Birds GO

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After the success of the original Angry Birds, this is another version of the same game. Angry Birds Go is the latest addition to the Angry Birds franchisee and comes in the form of Mario Kart-like racing game. It consists of a 3D adventure downhill race where you can play with all the characters of the Angry Bird series.

Fruit Ninja

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Another popular game that is mostly liked by kids is Fruit Ninja. The game has more to do with fruits than it has to do with Ninjas. Successions of fruits appear on the screen and the player has to slash through them with a swiping motion. It sounds simple but actually due to the acceleration in the pace the task seems difficult. Missing of more than three fruits successively will result in the end of the game.

Hill Climb Racing

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Hill Climb Racing is a physics-based game in which the players try to advance as far as possible without flipping over the buggy that they are driving. This game is loved by the kids, is addictive and requires patience to master it.

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  • Bradley Rose

    Can tell you right now that those numbers mean nothing because there is a lot of skeptism about it. There is way better games than that , I would like to see 1 very good game of each genre or category of game. That would be an enjoyable list. Based on research and actual gameplay, new and old.

  • Shantini

    Hi Ms.Sood, I love games and loved this list too! But was wondering why Plants vs Zombies did not make it here! Yes, I play that game everyday, ergo the question.

    • Shruti Sood

      Hi Shantini,
      Thanks for your kind words and I am glad you like my list. Well you are correct in saying that Plants Vs Zombies is surely a great game, my Brother plays it a lot as well. But the thing is this list was based on rankings and overall popularity of the games hence i guess Plants vs Zombies must have missed it by few points. None the less keep playing and enjoying our articles.