Top 8 Cross Platform Multiplayer Mobile Games

The smartphones have been increasing great great extent, ranging from prices as low as Rs. 8000 upto prices as high as Rs.50000 (None other than the iPhone 4s). Every...

The smartphones have been increasing great great extent, ranging from prices as low as Rs. 8000 upto prices as high as Rs.50000 (None other than the iPhone 4s). Every week we see a number of new phones taking birth in this fiasco. One among the reasons for their success is their entertainment value as Games.The developers have also designed games to maximize the fun the users  have, by making sure it is realeased in multiple platforms thereby enabling crossplatform multiplayer games. So this leads to our review of the best in the lot. Here is a list of the top multiplayer games


Top 8 Games

1. Hanging With Friends

Zynga’s turn-based take on hangman is now available on Android as well as iOS. Players form a word of 4-8 letters from their set of tiles, then send them to an opponent, who tries to solve it and send back his own word. iOS and Android players can play against each other and players can log in on either device with the same account.

2. Muffin Knight

While this action-platformer borrows heavily from Vlambeer’s PC and upcoming iOS title Super Crate Box, what it does bring to the table is a wireless multiplayer mode. Two players compete to collect muffins, while trying to avoid the enemies. This leads to interesting scenarios where the player with the muffin lead may die first, so the trailing player can try to catch up, lest the enemies take them out. Android and iOS players can play against each other locally over Wi-Fi, though no online play has been implemented yet.

3. Dungeon Defenders: Second Wave

Tower defense games are a dime a dozen, but games that introduce action elements like this one are few and far between. Up to four players can work together to protect the Eternia Crystal from being destroyed. Deploy your individual defenses in conjuction with allies and defend against oncoming enemies. By using GameSpy matchmaking, iOS and Android users can play not only with each other, but with PC and PS3 players as well.

4. Greed Corp

This turn-based strategy game forces players to use the land to their advantage. The hexagonal tiles can be mined for coins which can be used to buy additional units and weapons like cannons that attack from a distance. However, when a tile is mined, it becomes more unstable and eventually collapses, taking the units on top of it with it. Carefully exploiting the land and using it to your advantage and opponents’ detriment becomes key to success. Up to four players across iOS, Android and Mac can play against each other

5. Scrabble

The word games that launched a craze in mobile gaming is available in its original form, and with it comes cross-platform multiplayer. By logging in either via Facebook or EA’s Origin service, players can challenge their friends and strangers at the classic word game on either iOS, Android, or Facebook itself. Games can also be picked up and played on any of those platforms as well.

6. Age of Defenders

This multiplayer-focused strategy game combines elements of tower defense with offensive strategy gameplay. Players mine resources, build defenses, and send troops to intercept opponents coming down one of four aisles. The game is optimized for tablet resolutions, so it requires an iPad 2 or Android tablet to play, though the game is also playable on the web.

7. Skies of Glory

This World War II-era aerial combat game pits players in frantic dogfights against each other. Up to eight players on either Android or iOS can take to the skies to try to shoot each other down. A variety of planes and combat theaters are available as part of the free download, with additional ones available via in-app purchases.

8. Toss the Ball

This skee-ball-esque game has up to six players racing to score points to cross the finish line first. Special holes on the board light up and are worth additional points. This quickly becomes the key to victory. As players succeed and level up, new balls with different attributes become available to help out certain play styles. Up to six iOS or Android players can race against each other simultaneously.

Cleary, the games have become widely appealing.”Games,games,games and only games” seems to be the moto for most mobile application developers.So now that we have it all .. have fun killing your time with games.

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