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Best Games To Play With Your Friends

Best Games To Play With Your Friends

Spent more time with your friends and family when you are at home, picnic or Tour with the best games for iPhone/ iPad /Android device. Whether you’re a fiercely competitive Scrabble type or are just missing your monthly pub trivia hangout, you can play versions of these games through apps on your iPhone or Android phone. Better yet? Most of them are free to download. Here are some of the best multiplayer app games to play with your friends right now.

Games aren’t just entertaining and a fun way to connect with friends. Simply download the best games to play with your friends that will keep you entertained for hours on end.

Words With Friends 2-Word Game

( Android, iPhone, iPad )

Words With Friends is one of the most popular games you can play with your friends on your mobile devices. It's a puzzle game that requires you to form words with colorful tiles and collect points. Each letter tile is worth a different amount, and you must strategically place your tiles in order to beat your friends. Even though the game is ridiculously simple, it's extremely addictive and can vary greatly in challenge depending on the skill of your opponent. The real key it to try and lock in as many tiles as you can or your competitor will just steal them right out from underneath you. Keep playing to unlock all kinds of challenges, perks, and game-changers. 

Cost: Free

Devices: iOS, Android


Mario Kart Tour

( Android, iPhone, iPad )

Mario Kart Tour was the most downloaded iPhone game. Unlock your favorite karts, drivers, and gliders while taking on familiar and new Mario Kart courses. You can pick your favorite character like Mario or Peach, and race around the tracks you know and love. Mario Kart Tour has full multiplayer functionality, included local and online play with friends in between collecting coins and winning cups. You can compete against seven other players, whether they're in-game friends, nearby, or around the world. 

Cost: Free

Devices: iOS, Android



Scrabble® GO

( Android, iPhone, iPad )

The board game Scrabble has been around for more than 80 years and various knock-offs have existed in the app game space for over a decade. It allows playing with friends, single player, random opponent, and speed play. Cross-platform play is also allowed. This new version offers an experience much closer to the original board game and can be played remotely with friends by adding them through your phone or by connecting the app to your Facebook account. The chat feature allows friends to communicate with other players, so there's an additional social element to the game.

Cost: Free

Devices: iOS, Android



Trivia Crack

( Android, iPhone, iPad )

This app combines an ability to compete against both friends and strangers with crowdsourced questions and cute graphics. Trivia Crack 2 includes new game modes such as a head-to-head time attack mode called Tower Challenge as well as daily challenges and tasks — all of which you can play against your Facebook friends or random opponents. It allows your friends to answer questions from six categories, and win cute crowns. 

Cost: Free

Devices: iOS, Android


QuizUp™

( Android, iPhone, iPad )

This mobile trivia app features themed rounds of questions just like in Trivial Pursuit. You can choose from a number of topics including Game of Thrones, Disney, or world geography, just to name a handful. The app can match you up with random opponents from around the world, but you can also invite your friends by clicking on the “invite your friends” button on the homepage and texting them links to play the game with you. You can challenge your friends to compete against you on QuizUp, and we highly recommend you take advantage of this aspect of the game to show your friends how clever you are. If your friend accepts the challenge right away you can play against each other in real time.

Cost: Free

Devices: iOS, Android


Kahoot!

( Android, iPhone, iPad )

If you’d rather host your own trivia night, Kahoot allows you to create your own quizzes with multiple choice or true or false answers. After you are done creating your the quiz, the app generates a unique game pin code, which you can share with your friends. All they have to do to join in on your live quiz is add the code via the “Enter Pin” button on the home screen. You can invite up to 10 players per game with the free version of the app. Your friends will submit their answers on their own devices, but the questions will pop up on your (the host’s) screen, so you’ll also need to video chat with your friends and share your screen with them.

Cost: Free

Devices: iOS, Android


Heads Up!

( Android, iPhone, iPad )

You may have played the regular Heads Up! app with your friends in person before and you may have used the Houseparty recently to keep in touch with them, but did you know that there’s a way to play this charades-like game within the video chat app? All you have to do is invite your friends to a chat in Houseparty, then select the small dice icon in the upper right hand corner of the screen and select Heads Up! to launch a new game. In essence, the game is a modern spin on charades and can be used as an add-on to your call. This way you don't even need a separate FaceTime set-up, you can play and chat and drink all in one place.

Cost: Free

Devices: iOS, Android


Monopoly

( iPhone, iPad )

Monopoly is a game older than time itself. With this game, you can enjoy cross-platform multiplayer with your friends no matter where they are in the world. This mobile app version lets you recreate the game online in several different ways. You can either play solo against the computer or online with friends located in other places. There’s even an offline multiplayer option where you can play with your family in person passing the phone between turns. With Monopoly on Android or iOS, you can play with your friends no matter where you are, can play games faster, and of course, you avoid all of the mess.

Cost: $3.99

Devices: iOS, Android


Boggle With Friends

( iPhone, iPad )

Another classic board game gone virtual, Boggle With Friends lets you play solo, with random opponents, and friends. You can even compete in live head-to-head tournaments if you're feeling especially competitive, try out daily challenges, and more. You can play offline against the computer or compete with Facebook friends.To win a match, a player must earn the most points after three timed rounds by creating words from a set of letters. Some letters are worth more points than others, and longer words typically earn the most.

Cost: Free

Devices: iOS, Android


Psych!

( iPhone, iPad )

If you've ever played Balderdash, you'll get the gist. Join the game remotely with your friends, choose from a number of categories, and start making up fake answers. You're legit encouraged to lie. Fun! Basically, you'll fabricate fake answers to real trivia questions and your pals will have to guess what's real. The objective is to trick them into choosing yours. You'll score points for guessing the right answer and for psyching your friends into guessing yours. Requires a minimum of two players. 

Cost: Free

Devices: iOS, Android