Here’s some of our favourite games to keep you entertained.
A well-known board game in every household, particularly for causing family arguments. Monopoly GO! aims to bring the fun everyone knows and loves to their smartphones. The app has all the key components that make monopoly special, such as being multiplayer, sending your friends to jail, and passing Go.
The app is designed to be user friendly and as a result, the board is much smaller meaning the games are quicker.
Put your skills to the test with the smartphone version of the classic game, Scrabble!
Players can either play multiplayer against random opponents from around the globe or play against an AI to help hone their skills. If you have a Facebook account, you can face off against your friends to fight for vocabulary victory.
If you are looking for household fun there is a mode in which up to four people can play on one device, supplying endless hours of entertainment
Clue: The Classic Mystery Game
The classic murder mystery board game has had a digital spin put on it, so that you can now effortlessly enjoy the cherished game on the go. The mystery of who, what and where has never been more tantalizing as you compete against your opponents to figure out ‘Whodunnit’. You roll the dice to make your way around the mansion asking questions such as “Was it Professor Plum?”
There are multiple features available, ranging from a single-player experience vs AI where you can choose your difficulty level, to online multiplayer with Clue fans from across the globe.
The Game of Life
Another family favourite, The Game of Life makes a few adaptations whilst transferring to a digital platform. You still make all those important decisions such as getting a job or attending college, but with the help of technology, you can now see this happen on your screen whilst playing
Like most the games on this list, The Game of Life features Online Multiplayer, Local Play, and a much anticipated ‘Fast Mode’. The ‘Fast Mode’ edition allows you to keep all the fun but with significantly less downtime.
Chess Play & Learn
Whether you are a grandmaster chess player or a total rookie, Chess Play & Learn is the perfect app to pick up and play to pass the time. Play Online with millions of players around the world or hone your skills against a computer opponent.
With interactive tutorials and detailed performance stats, a little practice and you will become a chess master in no time. You can add friends and send messages to each other to keep in touch and put your skills to the test.
Ticket to Ride
Just like the classic, you need to be the fastest to connect your cities together.
There are railroad locations across the USA and multiple other maps such as India, Europe and the UK. This game caters to all types of multiplayer play, such as the pass and play mode which allows up to five people. There is also a singer-player mode where you can face computer opponents. This app is a beautifully crafted combination of strategy and competition leading to hours of family fun.
So, keep yourself safe and happy during this quarantine period by trying some of these well-known family favourite games on a digital platform.