Raid: Shadow Legends is a freemium mobile game developed and published by Israeli game developer Plarium Games. Indeed, it’s pretty difficult to ignore a game that looks this good, with stunning 3D graphics and screen-filling pyrotechnics accompanying your every PVE campaign mission or PVP Arena scrap.
Genshin Impact wears its The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild influence quite shamelessly, with a familiar anime-inflected fantasy world and action-RPG mechanics. But you’ll forgive the obvious tribute act because it nails the formula so well, and because it does so in the form of a free-to-play mobile game. Which is quite amazing.
If you’re somebody who enjoys a good tower defense game, then you should certainly give Rush Royale a try. You build up a selection of wizards and warriors to defeat the enemy hordes, unlocking more units all the time. By choosing a different selection of characters to make up your team, you can cultivate your own strategy, but be warned, you may find yourself having to modify it for new challenges as you go.
Monument Valley is one of those rare video games that has crossed over into the mainstream. The kind that’s referenced in TV shows and played even by non-gamers. That’s not to downplay its ingenious Escher-like spatial puzzles, or its achingly beautiful art style. It’s just to say that an awful lot of people like it an awful lot, including us.
If there’s another mobile game that has kept people coming back for as long as Pokémon Go, you’ll have to remind us what it is. If there’s another mobile game that has kept people coming back for as long as Pokémon Go, you’ll have to remind us what it is. Having launched way back in 2016, it’s still going strong.
A deck-building card battle game came to mobile and felt like it had finally found its place. There have been many mobile games that have copied Slay the Spire's formula, some of which have been quite successful.
Call of Duty: Mobile is arguably the most comprehensive package of the lot. It bundles together a slick, fast-paced multiplayer shooter with a more expansive Battle Royale mode.
League of Legends continues to reign supreme on mobile as it does on PC in the world of eSports. Join your fellow players in a classic 5v5 lane-running battle.
Arcade racers on mobile are fast and attractive and attempt to emulate the console experience. But only one of them actually achieves a 1:1 conversion.
Among Us is a free-to-play online game that takes a fresh approach to online multiplayer, requiring careful communication and a bit of skulduggery.