Gaming on mobile devices is more popular than ever with the revolution of smart phones and tablet computers. You can tell by viewing the stats of the top multiplayer games for Android and iPhone that this trend is here to stay, gaming is not strictly the territory of traditional consoles and handhelds.
The ability to link up with friends and play together via mobile devices, no matter how near or far, is convenient and technologically impressive. If you haven’t become addicted yet, you haven’t played some of the best games out there.
This game is played with multiple players controlling marbles. The players decide the direction and velocity of the marbles. Once all the players have locked in their route, the marbles are released all at once. The goal is to miss falling through pits or being blown up by the hidden land mines. This depends on the particular map you are using, but each game is intense, fun, and exciting. This requires a heavy amount of strategy and skill to master, but can be picked up and played by anyone.
You can customize your marble avatar, join the chat lobby and “friend” others to play. There are many avid fans of Cestos, so there is never a shortage of competition.
This game is a mix of strategy and role playing. You can interact with others and chat with friends.
Parallel Kingdom uses your GPS location to put you in a virtual world. This is a free game, but offers all of the fun and excitement of a paid Android app. Of course, you can buy add-ons, but the free version is exhilarating as well.
Gang Wars is a fun and entertaining multiplayer game that can be used with iPhone and other Android phones. The goal is to complete jobs and each quick cash and gain experience. You can invest in properties to earn an hourly income.
Just as with any Gangsta game, you can buy weapons to gain power and fight your enemies. When you have defeated them, you can take their money and gain the respect you deserve.
Some great features are the live leaderboard rankings so you can see where you stand with other players. You can also locate other players and send shout outs to friends you play with often, although they’re really your enemy when it comes to Gang Wars.
Modern Combat 2
This Call of Duty game allows up to 10 players to interact at once online in FPS action. You can choose between different player modes and move up the ranks. There are weapons to be unlocked and reward messages.
One of the best features of this game is the instant kill slow motion affect. This makes for intense gameplay with console-like effects. Modern Combat 2 is one of the most popular shooting games available.
If word games are your thing, join the 130,402 (and counting) others who clicked “Like” on Facebook. Wordfeud is a kind of crossword style word game available as a free download on the Android Market.
This multiplayer word game is a challenge. Invite friends from your contact list or play against random players.
Wordfeud supports iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and Android 2.2, 2.1, 1.6, and 1.5.
Now that you’ve had a chance to review the top 5 multiplayer games for Android, go to the Android Market and download one or two to try them out. Once you start playing, it will be difficult to stop.