5 game apps to take to college

21 Aug


Going to school can be stressful. Listening to lectures, take test and quizzes and homework can make for one exhausting day. If you go on to college chances are you also work adding even more stress to your everyday life. The one nice thing is that at college you often have more freedom in your scheduling. This can give you some extra time between classes (or work) where you have time to just relax. For many students when they do have some free time the way they like to relax is by playing casual games on their smartphones or tablets. So, let’s take a look at some of the best ones to help us relax.

Sometimes nothing can be more relaxing then taking out zombies. Just in time for the new school year Seattle-based Popcap has come out with a sequel to their popular plants vs zombies game. In plants vs zombies to they added in the element of time travel where you can go back to ancient Egypt, to pirate world and the wild west. Along with new worlds there are new zombies that you will be battling including pirate zombies, Egyptian mummy zombies and chicken farmer zombies that attack with a barrage of chickens. Of course the name of the game has plants in it so you would expect that there would be some new plants to use for your battles. You would be right and some of those are Bong Choy, that does close range hand-to-hand combat; Lightning Reed, that shots lightning bolts and Chili Bean, a plant that when eaten causes a severe gas attack. Currently the game is only available for iPhones and iPads.

Playing a good game of golf can be a nice way to relax. Noodle Cake Studios’ super stickman golf 2 is a free app for iOS devices, android devices and the Kindle Fire. With this app you will be able to play 20 different courses by yourself or challenge your friends that also have the app. You can create various characters with special abilities based on the hat they wear. There are 10 characters and 28 hats that can be unlocked during the game. Moving obstacles, portals, magnets and more will also keep the game interesting every time you play.

Sometimes it is just nice to be able to kick back between classes and just play a good shot’em game. Gameloft’s Modern Combat 4 will turn you into an elite soldier as you rescue world leaders from terrorist. To make the game even more interesting is that you can not only be one of the soldier but the villain as well. You can play it in multi-player mode for challenging your friends The app is available on iPads, iPhone, android devices and the Kindle Fire.

Angry Bird has been been one of the most popular mobile games since it was first released. Now, with Angry Birds friends you can play against your friends as you relax between classes or before you go to work. You will be competing in weekly tournaments to win the bronze, silver or gold trophies along with other prizes and best of all bragging rights. The app is free for iPads, iPhone, android device and for the Kindle Fire.

Candy Crush Saga by King.com has been one of the more popular games on Facebook. So, what better game to take to school with you to play during your freetime. Just download the app for free on your android device and where ever you are you play the candy match puzzle game that can be frustrating at times. There are extras that you can pay for to help in concurring each level but the most fun is trying to figure out the right combinations without using any of those extras.


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