There might not be an Android device user in the world who has not tried casual gaming on their device. Ok, maybe a few bored souls, but we love Android because it has made gaming on mobile so accessible and so fun, even without the commitment you need to give to seriously hardcore games. This new trend of casual gaming gives chances to people who just want to play, without being wrapped up in a massive story. So we give you a list of 5 of the most fun casual games that you can just pick up and play no matter what you’re in to or where you are.
This is a physics game and a basketball game that’s packaged in a very addictive casual gaming app. The game is fresh in that it combines the familiar concepts of basketball with physics in space. As players, you get to two friendly aliens get rid of Cosmo Bees – vicious intruders that have taken over their spaceship. The twist? The only weapon you have is a basketball! It already sounds fun, right? It’s a free download, you get 60 levels of fun.
If you need a game to just help you chillax and even make you laugh, you might as well try Dumb Ways to Die 2: The Games. This app is from Metro Trains, a sequel to the original viral app and video that helps people understand how not to die in an accident. This new app has a lot of games and elements where your only purpose is to try and help the characters avoid certain death. Pretty easy, and pretty fun too. This is a free download, with IAPs.
Goat Simulator is a third person simulation game that features, err… a goat. Silly as that sounds, this game leverages a lot on its own silliness. And that’s quite ok. The game’s heart is parodying all the simulation games that came out in the last couple of years, and despite that, a lot of people have found it good fun. We don’t even want to describe the gameplay to you for fear of spoiling the fun. Just pick it up and enjoy, we dare you.
Volt is a wonderful puzzle game that doubles as a platformer as well. If you like Cut The Rope’s concept, but get bored by the app’s cartoon-y visuals, then Volt might just be the next game for you. The game takes you into a battery recycling factory where an old battery named Volt breaks loose. The game’s storyline is Volt’s dangerous trip to break free. This is a great game that you can pick up and play, and continue again the next time.
Gameloft’s Asphalt is an award-winning game series across multiple platforms. Asphalt Overdrive is the franchise’s first spinoff, bringing a new gaming experience to Asphalt fans. It’s a mission-based arcade racing game that lets the player unlock and drive fully-licensed vehicles – including the Ferrari Testarossa and the Lamborghini Countach. You can choose to finish all seven different missions by defeating bosses, escaping the cops, avoiding obstacles, and doing other stunts. The game is free to play, but you either have to buy fuel or wait for your fuel bar to fill up when it runs out to keep playing.