Although we at Life of Android adore the pick up and play charms of an excellent arcade app, it’s puzzle apps that we tend to get the most playtime out of. With our humble website nearing its very first birthday in little over a month, there are now a huge amount of video reviews for all the best strategy apps on our YouTube channel. If you’re in need of a quick countdown of the essential downloads for your smartphone however, you can feast your eyes on our favourites below.
Pocket League Story
Pocket League Story is an accessible and hugely endearing football management app for Android where your aim is take the amateur Sun Beams from minor league minnows to major league champions. A simple menu system and some great twee humour ensure this is an app which should go down well with all smartphone owners.
Words With Friends
A Scrabble-style word game for Android smartphones that allows online multiplayer gaming against friends and strangers.
Virtual City is a realtime strategy app for Android in the vein of Civilisation and RollerCoaster Tycoon where your goal is to manage the day-to-day running of a city. More specifically, you’re tasked with ensuring the streets don’t overflow with garbage, your population remains happy and the neighbouring city is well supplied with cake. As always with this genre, what starts as a fairly banal experience quickly becomes extremely addictive indeed.
A fiendish puzzle app for Android smartphones challenges users to place a blue ball in its blue box. If only it were that easy.
Cut The Rope
Keep Om Nom fed with sweeties in this classic mobile puzzle game that’s finally made the leap from iOS to Android. Puzzle fans rejoice: your wait for the next Angry Birds is over.