Top 10 Addictive Games on Facebook
None of us are strangers to the social superpower called as Facebook. Although it may have a started off as a social website, it has eventually unfolded into a platform for a plethora of things and an entertainment hub. In the year 2007, Facebook enabled users and budding developers to create various applications. On adding this application, users could access it and if it was a game , play it! Out of all the applications quizzes and games have turned out to be the most popular. The addictive nature of facebook is not uncommon but the games on it can prove to be even more addictive. People spend hours and hours trying to unlock the next level or beat a high score. Here are some of the top 10 addictive facebook games:
Not allowed to have a pet at home or can’t keep one for some reason?PetVille is a game where you can create and dress up a pet of your choice. You need to take care of your pet by cleaning it , giving it a nice place to stay and allowing it to interact with other pets of your friends. You’ll earn Love Points as you progress through the game that unlocks cool new items and features. You’ll also earn coins, which will help you buy fun new clothes and furniture for your pet. Although this game was also taken off by 2012 , it was a favorite for many and the fans truly miss it.
9) The SIMS Social
Although this game has been shutdown on facebook, it was extremely popular and went viral in a matter of no time. This EA game allows you to create a virtual world of your own with practically everything that matters in the day to day life. While creating your avatar, you can personalize looks, traits, personality etc. to make it live up to your ideal expectations of self. Believe it or not, you can also fall in and out of love here with other characters. One can also choose skills and careers and buy things with SimCash. Since its release, the game had has earned over 65 million players by its first week alone. It was clearly one of the fastest growing Facebook games of all time and ranked 5th in terms of most-used Facebook app within a month of release. In 2011, it temporarily became the second-most popular Facebook game.
Ever imagined building a city of your own? Here’s a chance to make your dream come true. In the game of CityVille, you are the architect of your dreams, quite literally! Plan your city, build around it, work, and play and gather your friends to become citizens of your city. You get to decide what is situated where. and also collect rent for the same. What more? Try to make your city as interesting as possible so as to gather more crowds and make it a popular destination.
7) Bowling Buddies
Although many bowling games have come and gone, Bowling Buddies is by far the best of them all. Developed by playfish and available on facebook, the game is going to hold on to you as you advance to further levels. There are several awards won at different stages such as the “clown” award which you get by throwing gutter balls. You can also see where you see in terms of ranking compared to all your friends and challenge them which get the competitive spirit gushing. You bowl by creating a virtual avatar which you can also style and dress up apart from the main game.
6) Mafia wars
Mafia Wars allows players to build their virtual mafia empires on their own by inviting or joining their friends. Tasks along the game vary from completing criminal jobs, fighting, robbing other Mafia gangs, running illegal business ventures and purchasing weapons, cars etc. The fights you get involved in will reflect in the stamina and health meter on your screen and you can unlock new features of the game on achieving certain awards.
5) Words with friends
Words with Friends is merely a modified and more fun version of scrabble that you can play you’re your facebook friends. Just like it counterpart , one is required to form words either vertically or horizontally and wait for the other player to make his/her move. There is a point for each letter and thus a point for every word created. The player with the highest score by the end of the game wins. This game is a favorite amongst players of all age groups and needless to say is super addictive.
4) Café world
Café World is a multiplayer social network game revolving around a restaurant and is created by by Zynga in September 2009. It gained popularity instantaneously and became the fastest growing social game ever reaching a whopping 8 million users in a week. This is your game if you’re an avid foodie a budding chef, or an aspiring restaurant owner. Get ready to enter a world of food frenzy as you have to ensure that every single customer is satisfied even during the busiest times of the day as you are being marked on your performance in terms of perfection and time. You will be bestowed with achievements on the way according to your performance and the fame also enables you to write your own café story along the way.
3) Texas hold em
Texas Holdem is the social variant of poker – one of the popular games to man since the 1960’s. This game is super addictive and can get you fixed to a spot for an abnormally long time. The widespread appeal of this game is owed in part to the simplicity and entertainment value inherent in it. The main objective of the Players is to create the 5 card set best possible. Although this sounds pretty simple, you will not imagine the skill, insight, strategy and brains it takes to ace this game. And of course the art of maintaining a poker face i.e. – bluffing!
Farmville is a virtual farming game developed by Zynga that requires making good judgment, math skills, and the desire to farm. Playing Farmville is very easy, if you know what you are doing. As the name suggests, here’s your chance to experience the good old country life by stepping into the boots of a farmer. Harvesting, taking care of livestock, managing your farm etc is all part of the deal. The more crops you plant and harvest, the more money and XP you will earn. These points and P will further allow you to buy more for your farm and eventually make it bigger.
1) Candy Crush
Statistics say that the game Candy Crush is the first game to ever be No. 1 on the iOS platform, Android platform and the social networking site Facebook at the same time. Its inventor King which is a company in Stockholm says 1 in every 23 Facebook users plays it and will definitely come back after playing it once. Candy Crush Saga is the game that is literally capable of giving you a sugar rush. Also it is extremely easy to understand and get a good grasp of the game in no time. The player needs to match three candies or more of the same color horizontally or vertically in order to make them disappear while new ones drop down from above. One would receive bonus points and a special type of candy which clears rows and columns of jelly instantaneously if matched with a group of the same colour. Although the game is pretty simple , it’s the advancing levels that makes it more interesting and so addictive. Each of these levels require you to accomplish different things like clearing blocks of jelly, earn a certain number of points within a limited time frame, dropping special “ingredients” from the top and making sure they reach the bottom of the window.