Portable Play: Games You Can Play On The Go

For many gamers around the world, this is an era of change. For decades, games were restricted to arcade cabinets, consoles or desktops with little to no portability – unless of course you count carrying your SNES round to your best friends house. That was until 1990, when the Gameboy was released and suddenly a whole new world of gaming on the go became a reality. Still, there was so much more to be discovered as the years passed by.

More recently, smartphones have slowly come to replace Nintendo’s handheld creations as millions of people play games on their mobiles. Whether you enjoy puzzle games or competing with others by creating clans, you are an on-the-go gamer with access to thousands of great, unique games packed with rich, exciting content. Today, we thought we’d take a look at a few of these games and give you some more options for the next time you fancy some portable play.

Clash Royale

After Supercell’s original title Clash of Clans received a mass amount of attention around the world, it was only a matter of time before they added another great gaming app to their portfolio. Clash Royale is a free app that can be downloaded on Android, iOS and Windows devices, and its concept is extremely easy to grasp. All you have to do is collect cards to build your own decks before battling opponents online. Of course, it wouldn’t be a Clash game if you didn’t have to build your own clans and in this title, who you choose to join your group could make or break your game.


Throughout the last two decades, casino operators have created an entire entertainment empire on the internet packed full of table games and slots, including one of the most famous titles of all time: Starburst. This slot is very simple to grasp as it is made up of five reels and has ten paylines but manages to remain fun regardless of how often you play, thanks to interesting mechanics and captivating visuals. Since portable play is becoming increasingly popular you can now access the slot through a number of casinos with branded apps or optimized mobile sites, though if you’re new to world of online casinos you may want to read more about how they work at Casino UK. They compare and review dozens of casino operators, so you can decide which is best for you.

Fallout Shelter

Finally, for gamers who love their more traditional console games but want to play these high-quality titles on the go, there’s Fallout Shelter. Released in 2015, this Android app is brought to you by the popular Fallout franchise but has its very own unique appeal. You are called to actually build a pre-Fallout franchise shelter, fill it full of people and ensure that everything is provided for them including safety. Unfortunately, you will have to send a couple of your people out to collect supplies so make sure to keep the baddies away as they scavenge – otherwise you’re in trouble.

There you have it: three different games you can play on the go each with something a little different to offer. Let us know what your favourite smartphone app or website to play games on is – we’d love to know.


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