Which Mobile Games Have You Played While Waiting For Angry Birds Space? [We Ask You]

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Let’s face it you’re probably now playing Angry Birds Space. Perhaps not right at this moment, but over the past few days for sure. Angry Birds Space launched from Rovio Control on March 22, 2012, and it has already topped app charts in many countries around the world. The series has become something of a phenomenon and it isn’t going away anytime soon.

However, there are long breaks in between the release of Angry Birds games. Which leaves many of us who enjoy casual gaming on our mobiles twiddling our thumbs waiting. Thankfully there are a host of other great games to play on your smartphone or tablet of choice. But which have you been playing over the past few months while waiting for Angry Birds Space to land?

This Week’s Question…

Which Mobile Games Have You Played While Waiting For Angry Birds Space?

I have already admitted to being addicted to Angry Birds, the mobile game which has embedded itself into society and launched hundreds of items of merchandise. I have since found out many of the other MakeUseOf writers are also advocates for this most-simple of games. But even Angry Birds can become boring and tiresome, when all the stars have been won, all the pigs have been vanquished and all the eggs have been returned.

Mobile gaming is now big business, and there are many popular titles to play. From the newest craze of Draw Something to several variations on the Nyan Cat! theme. We cover all we can here on MakeUseOf but we still want to know which you have actually taken the time to install and play in recent months. Whether you got hooked on one game in particular or sampled many different games, let us know in the comments section below.

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We Ask You… now You Tell Us. All comments will be digested to form conclusions in a follow-up post next week.

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Kaggy

Never waited for angry birds space.
But Where’s my water is a great game, one of the best games i played on mobile.

Dave Parrack

Not an Angry Birds fan? But it’s so awesome!
Where’s My Water looks good, thanks for commenting :)

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Aibek

The Creeps!
Sea Battle Lite

Dave Parrack

The Creeps looks very addictive. It’s a good job I haven’t got an iPhone ;)
Sea Battle Lite is Battleships by another name! Looks great though.

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cardzz

most addictive, BEST GAME EVER………Running Fred

Dave Parrack

Awesome choice. It reminds me of old-school racing games.

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Dave Parrack

Great choices. Road Trip looks absolutely mental, while Jet Car Stunts looks almost Virtua Racer-esque!

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LordDai

I play a lot of dragonball origins on the DS
very nice game for fans of the series

Dave Parrack

I hadn’t even thought about the DS, but of course. Is Dragonball Origins addictive?

LordDai

Yes, very much so. It’s like a top-down beat-em-up with skill levels, items and puzzles. very nice gameplay as well.

Dave Parrack

Sounds perfect for a long bis or train ride. Which is where I do most of my mobile gaming. Thanks for sharing :)

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Mark O’Neill

On the iPhone (and the iPad too if you increase the size of the screen) is an Angry Birds-like game called “Trucks & Skulls”. In this, you throw trucks at structures containing skulls, and you have to make the skulls explode. Highly addictive.

I’ve also been playing “Cut The Rope” which is also very addictive and also very frustrating!

Dave Parrack

Trucks and Skulls looks like Angry Birds as imagined by people on acid! I think that’s a good thing.

I tried Cut The Rope a while back. The frustration overcame the addictiveness for me. Have you not wanted to scream yet?

Mark O’Neill

Yeah, Trucks and Skulls is a bit on the hardcore side! LOL! Lots of roaring and growling! :-)

Cut the Rope is very frustrating. My wife has given up on it as she was about to throw my precious iPad across the room! I’m taking a brief break from it to play Trucks and Skulls and boost my Angry Birds score a bit ;-)

Dave Parrack

It’s very manly!

I really don’t blame her. I’m a very casual gamer these days. If something frustrates me I just stop playing lol. I have never thrown an iPad though ;)

Juwitalophe

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