Have you played any of these top 5 most downloaded mobile games?

Have you played any of these top 5 most downloaded mobile games?

Why not take a break from social media?

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Sometimes we are only on our phones to distract ourselves from reality - a bad day, being bored waiting for the doctor or even just avoiding a conversation with strangers in a room. 

There is honestly wrong with what you do with your phone but why note ditch social media for a bit and enjoy some fun, challenging and compelling games.

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We went and found 5 of the most downloaded mobile games you could get to keep you distracted and busy these coming holidays. 

5. Temple Run 

Temple Run
Temple Run Facebook

In Temple Run, the character starts off running at a reasonable pace through a linear maze. With time, the character's speed and the maze's complexity increases. If your character stops running at any time (e.g., because of stumbling twice), the game ends. 

It is a game that is easy to learn but hard to master. 

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4. Clash of Clans 

Clash of Clans
Clash of Clans Facebook

Looking for a game with a bit more depth? Clash of Clans is a strategy game wrapped up in an adorable isometric art style. What people enjoy most about it is that you can team up with friends to fight battles and earn trophies. So the primary objective is to be the person with the most trophies - and you do this by successfully attacking someone else's village, or by successfully defending against an attack from another online player.

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3. Fruit Ninja 

Fruit Ninja
Fruit Ninja Facebook

One of the easiest games on this list - Fruit Ninja is a simple game of slicing fruit. 

Players use their fingers to slice the pieces of fruit that jump into the screen. As the game progresses, more and more fruit come onto the screen, and players can slice multiple fruit at once to score combos. All you have got to do - cut as many fruits as possible while avoiding explosives that can end the round.

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2. Jetpack Joyride 

Jetpack Joyride
Jetpack Joyride Facebook

Here's another gem for players who love an endless runner mobile game. This time though, there is a horizontal twist!

You have to take Barry Steakfries through a obstacles as he tries to escape a jetpack he found from a top-secret lab.

Note: One tip to get you to nail the game is to use Head Starts every time.

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1. Subway Surfers 

Subway Surfers
Subway Surfers Facebook

Yet another entry in the endless runner category, Subway Surfers proves that old adage true: if it ain't broke, don't fix it. Combine the gameplay of Temple Run with a little bit of the attitude found in something like Jet Set Radio and it's simply a recipe for a smash hit.

The aim of the game is to outrun a train inspector while dodging oncoming trains, barriers and other objects. Collecting coins on the way gives players advantages such as hover boards and high scores.

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These holidays, it does not just have to be Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. You can give one of these your attention and skill!

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