One of the most entertaining benefits of having a smartphone is the ability to play games when you have downtime to kill. But, what if you’re in an area with no cell service – or you don’t want to churn through your cell data too quickly? Luckily, there are loads of games that you can play without an Internet connection or burning through your cell data.
Here are our top 10 recommendations for Android games that are all fun and no data required:
Halfbrick Studios, the creators of the popular Fruit Ninja game, offers the next, great, action-packed adventure game. In Jetpack Joyride, you’ll strap on a jetpack and take to the skies as Barry Steakfries, Break into a secret laboratory to commandeer the experimental jetpacks from the clutches of science evildoers. After lift-off, simply touch the screen to ascend and release to descend, raining bullets, bubbles, rainbows and lasers downwards as you fly towards higher and higher scores!
Brain it On! Physics Puzzles, from creators Orbital Nine, offer new, unexpected ways to challenge your brain while you pass the time. It challenges you to solve different unique puzzles by drawing shapes and objects that are affected by the in-game physics engine. For instance, you could draw a triangle for a fulcrum, a line for a plank, and then draw a circle above that drops onto the other end of the plank, launching whatever might be on the other side. With this much versatility, you can find multiple solutions for the same problem– ensuring that the game does not feel repetitive.
In the popular Plants vs. Zombies, by Electronic Arts, you’ll need to think fast and plant faster to stem the zombie attack that’s coming your way. Get ready to soil your plants as a mob of fun-loving zombies is about to invade your home. Use your arsenal of 49 zombie-zapping plants — peashooters, wall-nuts, cherry bombs and more — to mulchify 26 types of zombies before they break down your door.
Smash Hit, by developer Mediocre, is a fun arcade game that gives you the chance to channel your aggression and smash everything in your path. Journey through an otherworldly dimension, move in harmony with sound and music and smash everything in your path! This game requires focus, concentration and timing to not only travel as far as you can, but to also completely smash into pieces the beautiful glass objects that stand in your way.
Paper Toss, by developer Backflip Studios, is a fun, simple and addictive game that echoes the oddly satisfying feeling of making a basketball shot into a trash can with a crumpled piece of paper. A great time-waster that takes the boredom out of an office day, Paper Toss ups the ante as you play, by moving the trash can and adding fans to make the challenge more difficult. The simple fun of the game keeps you trying to make that next best shot, even as the game gets trickier.
Temple Run, by developer Imangi Studios, is an addictive arcade and action-adventure game that will have you running for your life! In this exciting, fast-moving game, you’ve stolen the cursed idol from the temple, and now you have to run for your life to escape the Evil Demon Monkeys nipping at your heels. Test your reflexes as you race down ancient temple walls and along sheer cliffs. Swipe to turn, jump and slide to avoid obstacles, collect coins and buy power ups, unlock new characters, and see how far you can run!
In Jenga, from developer Natural Motion Games Ltd, you’ll be able to build amazing Jenga towers anywhere, at any time. The game is built as a real-time, 3D physics simulation, authentically recreating the behavior of a real wooden Jenga tower. Anyone who’s played Jenga knows how delicate your touch needs to be. Your Android device’s touch screen gives you the control you’ll need to go for new heights. Blocks can be teased out using a mix of gentle tapping and drag controls. It’s easy to start, but you’ll soon find it tough when the pressure is on and the tower is wobbling!
In this entertaining puzzle game, by developer AppDrac, you’ll pass the time while you train your brain. Search for words in one of several categories: Animals, Countries, Cities, Presidents, Historical Figures, Trademarks – and a Kids category. Fun for the whole family, Word Search is a fun game that will sharpen your language skills while you hunt for the right words.
In the Asphalt Nitro racing game by developer Gameloft, you’ll take control of luxury, licensed cars, such as the Ferrari LaFerrari or Lamborghini Veneno. Set in in breathtaking environments across the globe, such as Brazil and China, you’ll be encouraged to pull off crazy stunts while you race to be the first to cross the finish line!
In Poptropica®, created by Jeff Kinney, author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, your kids can explore a growing chain of story-based islands, travel back in time, battle monsters, solve mysteries, and complete many quests that await in the kidSAFE-certified adventure!
Enjoy these no-data-required games and many more on your Republic Moto smartphone, as part of Android’s many choices of games that don’t require cellular data in order to play. At Republic, it’s our mission to help keep your enjoyment level high while we help keep your phone bill low.