School is back in full swing, and if you happen to be a student you're probably not super jazzed about getting back to the textbooks. At least there are a few video games out there that can help you get into the spirt of things. Here are three games that are perfect for the back to school season.


Head to Bullworth Academy in this classic Rockstar title. Playing as Jimmy Hopkins, it's your job to rise through the cut-throat high school hierarchy to make a name for yourself. It's an addictive sandbox adventure that's withstood the tests of time.

The Oregon Trail

Nothing reminds us of our school days quite likeOregon Trail, and Gameloft has done a pretty good job remaking this classroom classic. Guide your wagon party across the country to stake your claim in Oregon, if you can survive, that is. Ration food, fight off disease, and hunt for wild game to ensure that your family makes it across North America in one piece.

The World Ends with You

The World Ends with Youtakes teenage counterculture and uses it to save the world in this imaginative action RPG from Square Enix set in a futuristic Tokyo.

Which mobile games evoke school spirit in you? Let us know in the comments.

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