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    30 Addictive Game Apps You've Probably Never Heard Of

    "Where did the last three hours go?"

    1. Microtrip

    An arcade game that takes place inside a body.

    The price - Free

    Available for - iPhone, iPad, Android

    2. Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake

    "Warning: This game is crammed full of monsters, cake, amazing powers, puzzly bits, epic adventure, witty repartee, secret paths, unlockable characters, silly hats and a wiener dog. Use caution if you are allergic to fun or overly sensitive to cake-related pathos."

    The price - $4.99

    Available for - iPhone, iPad, Android

    3. Monument Valley

    "In Monument Valley you will manipulate impossible architecture and guide a silent princess through a stunningly beautiful world."

    The price - $3.99


    Available for
    - iPhone, iPad, Android

    4. Word Monsters

    Play against your friends and see who can swipe away words in the fastest time. Plus - you get to build a monster! Fun.

    The price - Free

    Available for - iPhone, iPad, Android

    5. Kami

    Origami on your phone.

    The price - $1.99

    Available for - iPhone, iPad, Android

    6. Bee Leader

    Be the bee.

    The price - Free

    Available for - iPhone, iPad, Android

    7. Pokoto

    Normally, poking someone in the eye is frowned upon... not in this game!

    The price - $0.99

    Available for - iPhone, iPad

    8. Threes!

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    Slide around the tiles and attempt to make multiples of - you guessed it - threes. Prepare to be addicted.

    The price - $2.99

    Available for - iPhone, iPad, Android

    9. Hi Guess the _____

    There are many versions of this fun guessing game - what do you want to try to guess: characters, brands, food, movies, places, TV shows, restaurants, games, riddles, drinks, Broadway shows, basketball stars, views or emoji?

    The price - Free

    Available for - iPhone, iPad, Android

    10. Cham Cham

    Cham Cham LOVES candy, but he's lost his! Please help him get it back. Please be his savior.

    The price - Free

    Available for - iPhone, iPad, Android

    11. Tall Chess

    The best version of the classic game: not only is it well-designed, it's also easy to review your previous moves and you can challenge multiple friends simultaneously (or be automatically matched with a partner).

    The price - Free

    Available for - iPhone, iPad

    12. piopio

    It doesn't cost "tuppence a bag" to feed these birds (and it's a lot more fun and hygienic).

    The price - Free

    Available for - iPhone, iPad

    13. Symmetrain

    "Choose your train and spot all differences as quickly as you can while driving from train station to train station."

    The price - $1.99

    Available for - iPhone, iPad

    14. Bicolor

    Minimalist design, maximum fun.

    The price - $0.99

    Available for - iPhone, iPad

    15. Proust

    You get a list of items (or people) and rank them in order from best to worst - after you finish, compare the way you ordered them with the way your friends did: are you "Twinsies" or "Polar Opposites"?

    The price - Free

    Available for - iPhone and iPad

    16. Pictoword

    This one's for word game fans: you're presented with two pictures and you must figure out the single word that they represent.

    The price - Free

    Available for - iPhone, iPad, Android

    17. Little Things® Forever

    You spy with your little eye....

    The price - $2.99

    Available for - iPhone, iPad, Android

    18. FontFox

    For font enthusiasts.


    The price
    - Free

    Available for - iPhone, iPad

    19. The Nightmare Cooperative

    A turn-based strategy game that's a bit like Ocean's 11 : you control a group of characters (each one with a unique ability) looking to hunt down some riches.

    The price - $3.99

    Available for - iPhone, iPad, Android

    20. Band Land

    You think you know a lot about music? We'll see about that, buddy.

    The price - Free

    Available for - iPhone, iPad

    21. Oquonie

    An enchanting and beautifully illustrated puzzle game in which you find your way through an "intwined megastructure."

    The price - $2.99

    Available for - iPhone, iPad

    22. Tumbledrop

    Balance adorable blocks so they don't tumble (or drop) off of the platforms.

    The price - $1.99

    Available for - iPhone, iPad

    23. Gasketball

    Gasketball is similar to H.O.R.S.E. (only you'll be able to toss off INSANE shots that would never be possible in real life). Play alone or with a friend (you share the same iPad with the multiplayer option). "The only game better than basketball."

    The price - Free

    Available for - iPad

    24. Learn ____ by MindSnacks

    A legitimately fun way to learn a language - give Spanish, Italian, Chinese (Mandarin), Portuguese, German, French or Japanese a try.

    The price - $4.99 for 50 lessons (free to try)

    Available for - iPhone, iPad

    25. Lost Yeti

    A retro-looking puzzler of a game.

    The price - $1.99

    Available for - iPhone, iPad, Android

    26. Icon Pop Song

    "Listen to original acoustic song clips and challenge your music skills to guess the title or artist."

    The price - Free

    Available for - iPhone, iPad, Android

    27. QuizUp

    Are you a Trivia Night type of person? Yes? You need to download QuizUp immediately.

    The price - Free

    Available for - iPhone, iPad, Android

    28. Faif

    "Defeat your enemies before they defeat you."

    The price - $1.99

    Available for - iPhone, iPad, Android

    29. Catena

    Challenge your vocabulary.

    The price - Free

    Available for - iPhone, iPad

    30. Red Herring

    A brain teaser of a daily word puzzle.

    The price - Free

    Available for - iPhone, iPad, Android