The Most Addictive Gaming Apps to try in 2018

Mar 8, 2018 by

Games, how we love them! They are things of joy, regardless of our age. Games have evolved over time to meet the requirements of the public. With a boom in the graphics industry, games with great and appealing graphics are a norm, and not an exception. The new age gaming machines like the X-Box One and the PS4 have redefined gaming, and its only getting better. However, gaming isn’t just restricted to these platforms, as even smartphones are now being used to play games.

Today’s smartphones are veritable minicomputers, and can support a plethora of advanced games. Smartphone game developers put a lot of effort into making their games memorable, addictive, and thoroughly engaging. So, as a user, if you’re looking to play a great game on your phone then you are at the right place. This is a list of the most addictive games to try in 2018 for both Android and IOS.

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Remember how you loved playing card duel games? This is pretty much the same concept, only it’s digital, it’s Warcraft, and it’s constantly getting updates. So, if you come from a time when nondigital card games where a thing, then you will surely enjoy this. However, this doesn’t mean that the younger generation won’t enjoy it. The main objective of the game is to collect cards by unlocking them and building stronger decks. Stronger the deck, more chances you have of winning a duel. It has both online and offline features, so if you aren’t in the mood to play online, then take on the bots and show them who’s boss. This game is free for all and is surely a good way to pass time.

Asphalt 8: Airborne or Xtreme

If you enjoy the thrill of racing then this is the game for you. The Need for Speed series is amazing but best played on an X-Box or a PS4. For a smartphone, however, Asphalt 8 is a perfect choice. Gameloft  has been known to deliver great games and Asphalt 8 pushes the mantle further. Both the games offer you some of the classiest cars to test on the race track. Both offer you the option of playing online and although are free to install, their in-app purchases can be a bit bothersome. Nevertheless, when it comes down to the sheer gaming & racing experience, the Asphalt series is your best bet.

Jackpot City – Online Casino

If you wish to have an engaging casino experience on your phone, then this is the game for you. Jackpot City involves the use of real money which keeps the ‘casino vibe’ alive. There are no membership fees and members get access to plenty of games they can get their hands on. They can choose from classic casino games spread across categories like slots, blackjack, and roulette, among many others. So, if you can’t physically make it to a casino but want to get a taste of it, then go on, and play this game online.

Critical Ops – C-OPS

One of the best first-person shooters out on the market today, this game is a must get. Its gameplay will keep you hooked. The online platform lets you play with various players and also gives you the option to play with your friends. Even though this game is still a work in progress, you are sure to have fun playing this game if it’s your type of genre.

Fallout Shelter

Among the best free games released in 2015, this game, even in 2018, is pretty popular. The concept of the game is interesting and involves saving lives in the time of crisis. Your job is to take in survivors and provide them with shelter and other necessities and keep them alive. Protect your shelter from attacks and keep building a thriving ecosystem. If you are into such type of games then you are sure to enjoy this one.

HQ Trivia

We all like trivia games, don’t we? Well, maybe not all of us, but there is a good reason why you would want to download this game. You have 12 questions to answer, with a 10-second timer for each question. It is an online game, so you will be playing live with other players. If you can’t answer the questions in the given time, its game over. However, if you manage to stay right to the end, then the winnings are split amongst the winners. The winnings, in this case, is real money. Doesn’t that make the game way more interesting?


The games mentioned above are great in their specific genre so be sure to download them. Remember, these games are addictive, so they can surely get you hooked. Try to play in moderation.

About Kanji Prearms

Kanji Prearms
Kanji has been holding a controller since he could walk, and loves nothing more than talking about his latest conquest with friends.

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