Music has such a huge place in most of our lives, so why not make it the protagonist of our favorite games too? We're used to solving puzzles, and completing levels in games where the most important factors are the animations and the gameplay. What if music could be the star of the show, and the aim of the game?
There's a whole hit parade of funky music and rhythm games on the market: from musical quizzes, to games where you shouldn't miss a beat, and other even more creative options.
The following are our favorite games to get your groove on with your mobile.
SongPop 2 is the sequel to the original, loaded with even more pop picking trivia. Put your music knowledge to the test, bringing back memories and proving you still remember the songs of your childhood or even the latest hits. SongPop 2 includes songs from all the genres and all the decades, from Today's Hits to Classic Rock.
Send challenges to your friends and online opponents, and take it in turns to earn your musical stripes. Not exactly an innovative game, but an absolute crowd-pleaser.
Are you ready for a musical and visual experience you won't soon forget? Get ready to get Lost in Harmony. This expansive fantasy game allows you to create and share your own sounds and customize your own levels. Play with your favorite characters and customize your landscapes for a high level of fun.
The graphics are truly stunning, with sharp renderings, bright colors and clean lines. And if you like things your own way, you'll love how you can customize each of the levels.
In Cytus, music meets science in this truly original game which vaguely compares to Guitar Hero. Cytus is a place where robots stored human emotions converted to music in order to keep alive what mankind once was.
Enjoy each of the songs and discover the beautiful graphics that accompany each track. The goal, as you may have guessed, is to play the notes at the right time, which is particularly complicated because you must combine several fingers and stay forever on your toes.
A game with lots of difficulty levels and with a premium version to improve your user experience by not having to wait for each song.
Are you passionate about music from the movies? Want to put your cinema soundtrack knowledge to the test? Movie Music Games is an amusing, interactive quiz game to pit yourself against movie music buffs like you.
Challenge other players to answer as many movie music questions as possible, rise through the ranks, and become and be crowned an expert in musical scores and soundtracks.
Perfect for all fans of John Williams, Ennio Morricone, and Hans Zimmer.
Our last selection is jettisoning us from planet Earth straight to a strange musical universe.
Groove Planet is a fun game for people who have any sense of rhythm. Fill up the sounds by hitting along with the rhythm of the song. The better you are, the faster you will get more challenging songs that up your score. Build your own planet as you get better, with a world that is totally devoted to music.
The library's constantly changing and having songs added, so you'll never get bored or tired of playing the same songs. Just admit it, Gloria Estefan was right - the rhythm is gonna get you.