Sure, video games are exciting and new, but sometimes there’s nothing quite like an old fashioned card game. King’s Shuffle Cats, which hit your assorted mobile gadgets this week, is a great example of that with its fun take on classic rummy. But this game of doey-eyed, card dealing cats isn’t the only option on mobile. Let’s take a look at four other great card games for iOS and Android.
This delightfully nerdy spin on solitaire is disguised as a dungeon crawler, as you use item and ability cards to slay monsters and make your way out of a 54-card dungeon. Its quirky art-style is quite charming, and you can even use the Dungeon Deck Editor to create your own nasty dungeons to challenge your friends.
PopCap has mastered mixing classic fun with creativity, and that shines through in Solitaire Blitz. This is a frantic, fast-paced take on the classic card game, giving you a set amount of time to clear your deck.Oh, and there’s some treasure hunting for added color, because who doesn’t like treasure?
Surfing on Clash of Clans long-standing success, Supercell created Clash Royale, a smart collectable card game based on their massively lucrative world of barbarians and warmongering. There’s more of that in Clash Royale, but this time you’ll need to collect and upgrade cards to duke it out with your opponents in real-time duels.
Blizzard’s hit card game fits the mobile platform perfectly. Now you can take this highly addictive deck builder with you anywhere. Scheme up a powerful deck laced with destructive spells and other fantastical abilities to take out your enemies. There’s a lot of nuanced strategy to master, but the game is accessible even if you’re a beginner.
Card games come in many shapes, and there are some truly unique entries on mobile. These games each offer a different spin on the genre while serving up hours of fun.
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