This year has been all about apps and games so far, especially for Android users. Since we are just weeks away from waving goodbye to the year 2017, search giant Google decided to shed light on this year’s most popular games, apps and much more. Here’s the list of Google Play Store’s most popular Android games for the year 2017 in India and abroad.
1. Super Mario Run
If you are a fan of the classic Super Mario series, you must be knowing exactly why this game has made it Google’s list of popular games in 2017. Created by Nintendo, Super Mario Run tops Google Play Store’s popularity chart in both India and abroad this year. The controls are super easy and the experience is hands down fun.
2. Bubble Witch 3 Saga
Developed and conceptualised by Candy Crush Saga maker King, Bubble Witch 3 Saga is a puzzle game that takes you on an adventure to defeat the evil Wilbur. It offers a number of modes and characters in addition to many personalisations to walk you through the world of magical shooting experience.
3. Magic Tiles 3
Magic Tiles 3 is among the most addictive games on Play Store, which also appears on the list top Android games for 2017. Created by AMANOTES, it’s a Piano game that leaves you mesmerised with the number of combinations of musical instruments like guitar, drum, and of course, the piano. It’s a must-have game for musicians.
4. CATS: Crash Arena Turbo Stars
CATS is yet another entertaining multiplayer game that comes into existence, thanks to ZeptoLab. Interestingly enough, it’s recommended by Google Play Store editors. CATS is better known for its graphics and Halloween quest that lets players fight against each other.
Ballz is another puzzle game led by folks at Ketchapp. All you can do is swipe your fingers across the screen to throw the balls in an attempt to break the bricks. Ballz recently added a new feature to speed up the game so that balls can travel much faster. If you are looking for a time killer, Ballz could be great fun.
6. Baahubali: The Game
Inspired by one of the biggest superhit films in India, Baahubali: The Game is Moonfrog’s creation of a strategy game. Awarded as the top Indian game in 2017 by Google Play Store editors, Baahubali lets players train their army, build defenses, join existing troops and much more.
7. WWE Champions Free Puzzle RPG
Indians love to watch WWE, and one of the indications is this game called WWE Champions Free Puzzle RPG, which appears in Google Play’s India best of 2017 list. Developed by Scopely, it’s a role-playing game that lets you use your RPG skills to earn XP by fighting in the ring and upgrade your champions.
8. Dr. Driving 2
SUD Inc.’s Dr. Driving 2 is a popular car simulator that has crossed 10 million downloads on Google Play Store. It’s an easy-to-play game that offers a pretty simple interface and controls. There are different modes and stages including multiplayer. If you are a fan of driving simulators, you should try this out.
9. Pokémon Duel
Pokémon is back, surpassing 29 million downloads! Created by The Pokemon Company, Pokémon Duel is a strategy board game. If you play a lot of board games on your Android device, Pokémon Duel is one of the options you should consider.