The first game that you could play on a phone was Nokia’s Snake game. Even though now it would seem primitive, everybody who had a Nokia loved playing Snake. Nowadays, almost everybody carries a smartphone that is essentially a mini-computer with excellent screen resolution, a fast processor and a big memory most of the time connected to the internet. No wonder that by now more gaming is done on smartphones than on computers and consoles altogether.
In this article, we are going to list some of the – in our opinion – best games for smartphones. Dominic Andreasson, a Swedish iGaming expert helped us make this list, where most people will find something of interest. Read more about Dominic here.
Casino games can be played for free (the demo versions of games) or you can wager money for a chance to win. You can check out our list of online casino Sverige to read reviews of casinos that accept players from Sweden.
Casinos normally mobile-optimize their games so the same game can be played from Android and iOS devices giving you the same great experience as desktop gaming would. Many casinos launch their own apps as well in which case the functionalities work even more flawlessly. When you play from a smartphone or tablet you can normally set the orientation to either landscape or portrait. Some games can even be set to left-hand use.
Playing casino games on smartphones gives access to gaming from anywhere and anytime. You can be playing your favourite slot game while sitting on the bus or on your lunch break at work. Gambling is very popular in Sweden and according to Statista, almost one-third of the Swedish population plays the lottery or plays online casino games regularly.
Online games come in different categories. Some of them are free to download and play, some you need to pay a one-off fee and others have microtransactions included.
In the Play Store and App store, you will find different types of games, such as first-person shooters, role-playing games (RPG), racing games, puzzle games, strategy games, and more. These are our picks:
Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery
This is a free game to play but has in-app purchases. It falls into the RPG category as you will be playing as a new student at Hogwarts. You can personalize your avatar before you learn magic, attend classes, form friendships and compete to win the House Cup.
CarX Drift Racing 2
This racing game is one of the most popular online games for racing lovers at present. Players can choose among 65 cars that can be fully customized in appearance and performance. This game is also free to download and it can be played in single and multiplayer modes. You will be lost in the game for hours as it is very immersive and you will be working hard to earn upgrades for your car or to unlock new vehicles.
Call of Duty: Mobile
The famous Call of Duty shooting game is now available for mobile and it is free to download. It is perfectly adapted to touchscreen and it can be played in multiplayer mode. The graphics and sounds are amazing and immersive gameplay is guaranteed!
The Room: Old Sins
This game will set you back €5.99 but it is worth every cent and there are no further microtransactions involved. It is a spooky puzzle game that already had three previous games in the same franchise. During the game, you will be hunting for mysterious artefacts and will find yourself trapped in a dollhouse, only to have to solve puzzles in order to escape!
Among Us is a multiplayer strategy game that can be played with 4 to 10 people. You can play it with friends or other players you don’t know. The game takes place onboard a spaceship and as a crewmember, you will have to complete various tasks. There is an imposter among you and you will have to try to figure out who it is. If it happens to be you, your goal is to try to kill everyone.
We tried to give you a selection of different genre video games and casino games to try out next time you are in the mood for some serious gaming. If you don’t know some of these games yet it is worth trying them out and you might just find what you have been looking for.