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This list of best game apps contains the best of the best in mobile gaming. The mobile gaming industry changed forever when the first iPhone was released, with gaming apps allowing people to play games like never before on their mobile phone. Within a few years, these apps have become more and more appealing, and are competing against some of the other mobile gaming devices out there. Why buy another device if you can have mobile gaming right on your smartphone, right?

The following best game apps list includes games on both the Android and iPhone platforms. But with literally hundreds of thousands of games out there, how can you know which ones are the best? It’s a combination of the best sellers as well as the highest rated apps in the iPhone Apps market and Google Play. The other hard part about deciding which games apps are the best is that there are so many types of games. So which ones translate best into the smartphone mobile gaming platform?

Check out the list below and you’ll find out. There are action games, puzzle games, and just pure fun games, like the best-selling Angry Birds. These are the all time best, but there are new games on the list as well - that’s how good they are. Whether you’re on the iPhone or an Android phone, there’s something here for everyone. So check out the best game apps list below and rank your faves! Don’t forget to add any that you think I missed.
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Roblox is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Game Apps
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136 102
Minecraft Pocket Edition is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Game Apps
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130 105
Clash of Clans is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Game Apps
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93 72
Clash Royale is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Game Apps
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116 106
Plants vs. Zombies is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Game Apps
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73 63
Subway Surfers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Game Apps
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Fruit Ninja is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Game Apps
This one is just plain fun. Challenge yourself as you move up the levels, slicing all kinds of fruit into pieces. Available on iPhone and Android.
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43 35
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Game Apps
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87 98
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Game Apps
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Tenth Anniversary Edition makes the transition from the game console to the smartphone market. Available on iPhone and Android.
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51 56
Jetpack Joyride is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Game Apps
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77 92
Cut The Rope is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Game Apps
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59 73
Plague Inc. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Game Apps
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36 42
Hungry Shark Evolution is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Game Apps
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87 114
The Walking Dead: Survival Ins... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Game Apps
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68 88
Angry Birds Star Wars is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Game Apps
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58 75
Where's My Water is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Game Apps
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39 49
Fortnite is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Game Apps
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54 74
Bad Piggies is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Game Apps
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50 70
Words With Friends is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Game Apps
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24 41
Doodle Jump is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Game Apps
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22 46
Star Wars: Knights of the Old ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Game Apps
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39 79
Wipeout is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Game Apps
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28 61
Temple Run: Brave is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Game Apps
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18 43
Iron Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Game Apps
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17 42
Family Feud is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Game Apps
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