What are the Most Popular – and Free -- Android Games?
There are thousands of Android games to choose from. If you have just purchased a Lenovo Android device, one of the simplest ways to personalize your tablet is with free apps. But how can you decide which games are worth downloading and which aren't? Even though these apps are free, they still take up hard drive space on your device, so you don't want to waste time and storage space on the wrong games. Below are the 10 most popular free Android games. Browse through the list and start downloading – after all, they're FREE!
Candy Crush Saga
This delectable puzzle game is so sweet that you'll wish your Android device had a scratch-and-sniff function. In Candy Crush Saga, the goal is to solve a variety of candy themed puzzles and games. There are more than 100 levels to master and you can compare your scores with your closest friends. With a user review score of 4.4 out of 5 and nearly 500,000 user reviews, Candy Crush Saga is not only one of the most popular Android games, it's also one of the best reviewed.
Temple Run 2
The original Temple Run was downloaded on Android devices more than 170 million times. It was a popular and well-received game, to say the least. With the sequel, the action has been kicked up a notch, the graphics are better and the game play is more exciting. In this action-adventure game, players take control of a fearless explorer-type as he braves treacherous mines, dangerous temples, and precarious rope swings. As a sequel to one of the most popular Android games of all time, Temple Run 2 has a lot to live up to, but it would seem to be succeeding. It has an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5.
Nearly one million reviews and an average user rating of 4.7 out of 5. What more do you need to know? Subway Surfers pits a fearless group of ragtag teenagers – Jake, Tricky and Fresh – against the boring, grouchy city inspector and his dog. Surf through the streets of Sydney, Australia on your hover board while being pursued at every turn. With HD graphics and brilliant colors, the city has never looked so good. And you can challenge your friends in real-life as well to see who the best Subway Surfer is. Strap on a paint-powered jetpack and join the chase.
4 Pictures 1 Word
This addicting puzzle games puts your brain power and wits to the test. You will see four separate pictures all at once, each seemingly unique from the other. And yet, all four images will share something in common. Can you guess what it is? If you can, you've just figured out what the word is. As is the case in most instances, sometimes it is the simplest game that is the most enjoyable. With multiple levels, you can play nearly endlessly – it's a great way to pass the time, whether you're on your commute home or need a break from work.
With Paplinko, you can enjoy a traditional arcade game without ever going to the arcade. This game is similar to the popular Japanese game that it gets its name from, Pachinko. In it, you drop balls into waiting cups. However, along the way there are pegs that intercept the balls' path. Can you sink your Paplinko balls into the right cup? Be forewarned – it can be somewhat addictive.
Toy Truck Rally 3D
In Toy Truck Rally 3D, you are in control of a small remote-controlled truck. Explore your environment, perform tricks, race other R/C trucks against the clock, or simply enjoy driving around. You can complete timed obstacle courses and compare your performance to that of friends or even strangers. You can control your toy truck by tilting your Android device or by using the touchscreen.
This game has taken the world by storm, spawning variation after variation, including Angry Birds Space and Angry Birds Star Wars. However, the original version is still as popular as ever. In fact, with more than 1.5 million reviews, it has a user rating of 4.6 out of 5 in the Android store. Battle pigs for supremacy in this fun and addictive game that combines physics and puzzle-solving.
Fruit Ninja Free
Slicing giant pieces of fruit with a Japanese Katana sword sounds like fun, but unfortunately, isn't very practical. You'll make a huge mess, you'll waste perfectly good (and delicious) fruit and you're likely to accidentally cut yourself. Fruit Ninja Free is the next best thing. This simple game has become a huge hit because of how fun it is. Slice fruit to your heart's content.
Take on the best bowlers in the game and try to hit every ball for six in Stick Cricket, the world's most popular cricket game. With intuitive controls, colorful and playful graphics and a variety of game modes, Stick Cricket is an absolute must for you cricket fans out there. Stop reading and start batting.
In 3D Badminton, your finger is the racket. You simply swipe your finger along the screen to swing your racket and hit the birdie over the net. With a first-person perspective, it's easy to keep track of the birdie as you and the computer volley back and forth. Want to trick the computer? If you flick your finger upwards, you'll perform a drop spike; flick it downwards and you'll smash it.