games for your morning commute

The average person in the United States spends a little over 3 hours a day on their mobile device. 14.2% of that time is spent browsing the web with the rest dedicated to app usage, gaming apps in particular.

We are living in a golden age of mobile games right now with bigger and better games being released to the market on a weekly basis. Mobile games have changed our lives, transforming otherwise dull activities into exciting ones.

Question: What could be more boring than your work commute? Answer: Nothing, until now. Below is our unique list of the 5 best gaming apps to turn your dull work commute into an entertaining part of your day that you’ll look forward to.

Did you know? Apple are launching a mobile game streaming app later in 2019 that has already been nicknamed the ‘Netflix of mobile gaming’.

#5 Angry Birds

Price: 99p

O/S: Android & iOS

If you haven’t heard of Angry Birds then where have you been for the past 10 years? Angry Birds was first released to the mobile market in 2009 and since then there have been 19 official different releases of the game.

Because of its age you might think that it’s not worth your time playing, but Angry Birds is one of the most addictive and fun games that you can play on your mobile device. It has consistently been voted as the best paid app of all time.

In it you propel a selection of birds with a catapult into a fortress of piggies, aiming to annihilate the poor little piggies. With a limited number of birds with differing styles you have to make the most of every single shot.

The popularity of Angry Birds has led to a series of spin-offs including a TV series and even a film adaptation. The game has also sponsored Premier League club Everton for the past 18 months.

Did you know? The development company behind Angry Birds – Rovio – is worth an estimated $2.25 billion.

If you get bored playing Angry Birds, you can always stream the movie on your mobile.

#4 Wink Bingo

Price: Free

O/S: Android & iOS

This mobile bingo app doesn’t just enable you to play various forms of online bingo anywhere at any time, but it also gives you access to some of the best online slots on the market.

Wink Bingo are owned by 888 Holdings, one of the biggest online gambling companies in the world. Formed in the late 90s, 888 sought to break into a crowded market by offering their customers enticing bonuses and spending staggering amounts of money on their development arm.

As such, the Wink Bingo app is visually superior to the majority of competitors on the market. There are exclusive promotions and bonuses on the app including access to the free to play Newbie’s Room where you can win up to £300 a day for no outlay!

Did you know? Bingo is the biggest growth sector in the British gambling industry right now.

#3 Alto’s Adventure

Price: £5

O/S: Android & iOS

Snowboarding games are often addictive and exciting, and that’s no different here. The game’s simple one-touch controls allow you to guide Alto and several other characters down a series of perilous mountains.

The scenery and the brilliant soundtrack help to differentiate Alto’s Adventure from regular run-of-the-mill mobile games. If you enjoyed Tony Hawk games in your youth, then Alto’s Adventure is the perfect game for you.

You’ll be bouncing around on the bus or train as you try your best to navigate a dangerous course whilst getting big air, grinding edges and performing nausea-inducing backflips.

Did you know? Alto’s Adventure has been voted ‘Game of the Year’ by over 20 different game review sites.

Alto’s Adventure is like a snowy adaptation of iconic game Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater

#2 Football Manager 2019

Price: £8.99

O/S: Android & iOS

Freddy Adu, Sanli Tuncay, Kim Kallstrom, Cherno Samba and Kerlon are just a few of FM’s famous wonder kids that flopped in real-life. Those errors in judgement from Sports Interactive haven’t made us like Football Manager any less though, in fact they’ve added to the allure of the game.

For less than a tenner you can get the world’s most addictive game on your mobile device and guide your team to glory on your commute to work. On the mobile game there are 56 playable leagues across 19 different countries.

The game has been adapted for mobile so you won’t have to spend hours on end developing training regimes and playing through pre-season. You can whizz through at least a season a day whilst enjoying the 3D game match-screen.

Did you know? Football Manager’s extensive player database is used by a number of professional football clubs around the globe.

According to Pele, Football Manager and a host of ‘experts’ Freddy Adu was supposed to be best player in the world right now, but he isn’t…

#1 Music Inc

Price: Free

O/S: Android & iOS

Online piracy and streaming have been the bane of the music industry for the past two decades. In response to those trends this game was released on mobile device to highlight the damage that piracy causes to musicians and producers.

Despite that rather sombre and important message, Music Inc is an incredible game that will keep you entertained for hours. You start out as a music producer in your Mum’s spare room and have to build yourself and your acts up to world stardom.

There are in-game purchases available to help you speed up your ascent to the top but you can equally enjoy this game without spending a single penny. Pick your genre and put your music and business knowledge to the test as you try and rival the biggest names in the industry.

Did you know? Computer users illegally download an estimated 2.6 billion copyrighted files every month!

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There are several ways to locate your model number:

Option 1
On your device, go to Settings, then "About device" and scroll down to "Model number"
Option 2
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Option 3
Using Samsung's model/serial number location tool

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