Mobile Games 5 gaming apps that will make you smarter

When it comes to the game of kings, Chess Free is the best free Chess game on Android.

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Research has declared with evidence that games we play on our phone and other devices are addictive and promote maladies like social isolation, obesity, and violence. On the other hand, it has also been pointed out with evidence that the games can also help the brain develop logical, literary, executive, and even social skills.

With these truths in mind, we, therefore, decided to introduce to you some delightful gaming apps whose mental benefits can not in anyway be over emphasize.

Because, research has also shown that by exercising some of their skills, we can improve our performance in these areas.

Here are five enjoyable gaming apps that will spice up your logical side.

1. Fallout Shelter

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Fallout Shelter

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In 2015, Fallout Shelter made both massive and incredible waves. It went on to become one of the best free Android games released that year. In Fallout Shelter, you must build a shelter, take in survivors (called Dwellers), and create a blossoming ecosystem. You’ll have obstacles such as fires, raids by AI bad guys, and the like but otherwise, it’s a pretty standard builder simulation game. The in-app purchases take almost a blatant backseat in this title and the developers have been good (so far) on releasing new and updated content.

2. Taxi Game 2015

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Game Taxi 2015

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If you are not a fan of driving games, Taxi Game 2015 will make you one. However if you’re one already, then the Taxi Game 2015 was actually created for you. The 2015 taxi simulator would help your mental self-enjoy the trips of a taxi driver. In this game, you will race your car through the big city traffic, pick up passengers and drive them safely to their destinations.

In your taxi cab, you can drive faster than in the bus simulator so be careful! Duty driving is not that easy. Life in the city is crazy, watch out for the people and the traffic.

Undoubtedly, there are many taxi games in the Google Play store but this one is exceptional. You can drive around the big city, suburbs, construction sites, parks and even the beach. It's crazy how the city lives - people are walking, cars are crossing. Get in your taxi, fasten your seat belts and become a city traffic racer.

3. Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

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Arguably, the best Final Fantasy-themed freemium game out there is none other but Final Fantasy Brave Exvius. This logical piece features tons of elements from the original games, including actual town and dungeon explorations, hidden treasures, secret dungeons, and tons of lore. The gameplay is simple to learn but you’ll need to think critically in order to beat bosses and hard opponents. You’re frequently rewarded for logging in daily and additional missions, quests, and activities help keep the game fresh. This is about as good as it gets for freemium titles. If this one isn’t doing it for you, but you love Final Fantasy, you can also try out Mobius Final Fantasy and Final Fantasy Record Keeper which are both pretty good free Android games.

4. Asphalt: Xtreme

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Asphalt xtreme

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Asphalt Xtreme is a  video/mobile game, which features a lineup of rally cars, monster trucks and a vast amount of snowy tracks and dirt. The visual interface, angular camera view and vehicular design of the game have a strong visual resemblance to the MotorStorm video game series.

Undoubtedly, when it comes to racing games without an up-front price tag, Asphalt Xtreme stands tall. It also has online multiplayer and other activities to play. Asphalt Xtreme is a solid racing game considering its free price tag, but its in-app purchase strategy is a little aggressive. But the experience it gives is great.

5. Chess Free

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Chess Free

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When it comes to the game of kings, Chess Free is the best free Chess game on Android. The authenticity of the game proclaims itself as it ranks highest at a time on the list 120+ free chess programs listed!

Its first class tutor makes it great for both developing Chess Strategy and improving your chess skills.

It is completely free!

The Chess free game features:

  • -- 12 play levels (Novice->Expert) This uses intelligent weakening for lower levels. Good for beginners.

  • -- Casual and Pro modes. Learn on Casual and progress to Pro.

  • -- Chess Tutor. This powerful option shows a recommended piece to move, excellent for developing chess strategy and avoiding simple mistakes.

  • -- Analyse move. Perform deeper analysis on your move.

  • -- 'Show CPU Thinking' option for level 3+. Allows the user to see what the AI is considering.

  • -- Achievements, Leaderboards, and Cloud save for stats! Uses your Google+ account

  • -- Provides ELO Rating based on your results against CPU in Pro Mode.

  • -- Review game mode. Step through your game!

  • -- Load/Save game files & PGN Export

  • -- Designed for both Tablet and Phone, supporting Landscape mode for Tablets.

  • -- 2 player hot-seat. Play against your friends!

  • -- Chess Stats, Timers, Hints, and Handicaps

  • -- 8 Chess Boards and 7 Chess Piece Sets

  • -- Uses Treebeard Chess engine (as used in Microsoft's MSN Chess). This has a unique "human-like" style.

So what are you waiting for? Pick up that phone and get some game. And if you can’t do it yourself, befriend a teenager.

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