We know you had way too many extended breaks in your work-from-home schedule through this year and wouldn’t blame you if the best mobile games at hand were prime distraction. From hardcore role playing games to extremely chill fetch quest titles, 2021 has had no dearth in games on iOS and Android. In case you missed some of these, here are a few more distractions coming your phone’s way.
1. Cozy GroveOne day at a time
If you love lesser-known games that really hit the sweet spot in terms of art-style, gameplay, music and just general vibe, Cozy Grove might be right up your alley. Designed to be played one day at a time, Cozy Grove is a game that almost becomes a routine in your daily life, sitting comfortably on your to-do list. Restore the island as a scout aiding the local spirits with increasingly complex fetch quests and charming character introductions.
Cozy Grove is available on iOS and Android.
2. Call Of Duty: MobilePrepare to dive into Deep Water
With its original release in 2019, Call Of Duty: Mobile still remains one of the most successful mobile shooters of all time. The game now reaches Season 5 of its content updates with newer maps and modes bringing faster and better action to the front. New weapons and a battle pass system to unlock adds refined purpose to the game and keeps it fresh over months to come. Skydive into a battle royale map or team up in strategic multiplayer modes, Call Of Duty: Mobile is sure to promise something that you’d love.
Call Of Duty: Mobile is available on iOS and Android
3. FantasianStunning and surreal RPG magic
There have been very few mobile RPGs of late that have really hit the mark and developer Mistwalker’s Fantasian is definitely one of them. A color-rich blend of RPG and Final Fantasy-like tropes, the game brings the magic of this genre to your mobile phone in a beautifully performing package. The direction-based combat mechanisms will flood your screen with addictively satisfying hits while giving you the time to plan your next move. Play at your own pace in those extended work breaks, Fantasian offers detailed character sketches with easy flowing gameplay that has you hooked.
Fantasian is available exclusively on iOS.
4. Crash Bandicoot: On The RunWatch your step!
Crash Bandicoot: On The Run brings back the classic endless runner form of gameplay in an extremely familiar setting. The iconic Australian marsupial takes over your mobile screen with various weapons and collectibles to restore the universe disrupted by the evil Doctor Neo Cortex. This fast-paced marathon is sure to sharpen those gaming reflexes in no time.
Crash Bandicoot: On The Run is available on iOS and Android.
5. Doctor Who: The Lonely AssassinsWhovians unite!
Doctor Who fans finally get a taste of being in an episode themselves. Kaigan Games’ Doctor Who: The Lonely Assassins is a unique experience that keeps the player engaged in every instance of the plot. You discover Larry Nightingale’s phone and begin investigating its contents to uncover the truth behind what really happened with cleverly hidden voice messages and tonnes of information. Your inner sleuth will be pleased with this intricately designed mobile classic.
Doctor Who: The Lonely Assassins is available on iOS and Android.
6. Project Cars: GoPop the clutch and hit that throttle
If you’ve got a thirst for cruising down the asphalt at high speeds in classic vehicles that hold a special place in your heart, then Project Cars: Go is waiting for your test drive. Offering some of the simplest mechanics in a creative way, Project Cars: Go revamps the genre with its one-touch racing formula. Regular content updates and racing events are part of the game’s offering so don’t worry about the game going stale – there’s something new with almost each update.
Project Cars: Go is available on iOS and Android.
We’re only halfway done with this year and with big budget competitive titles from franchises like Star Wars waiting to fly into the pocket sized screens, we can’t wait to see what the latter half of 2021 has in the app store for us. We won’t deny: The year indeed does look promising for the world of mobile gamers.
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