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Best Games For Non-Gamers

Best Games For Non-Gamers

Not everyone is a hardcore gamer, with the skills and reflexes to take on difficult games. Still, just about everyone needs to have some fun now and again, so casual games are tremendously popular. Here are some of the best games for non-gamers.

Alphabear: Word Puzzle Game

Your cute bears will grow bigger as you create words in this fun puzzle game.

Alphabear: Word Puzzle Game
Pleasant gameplay

For those who like cute bears and word games.

Who doesn’t love cuddly bears? Mix them in with a fun word game and you have Alphabear. With this amusing yet challenging game you will have your chance to actually grow your own furry, little cubs into big, strong bears by creating words. Spell long words, tiny words, and race against the clock to grow your bears as big as you can for the most points.

Why we love it

For a unique word game, Alphabear is both adorable and challenging. Grow your bears as big as you can to increase your score and earn more types of bears with special skills and rewards. For a fun and upbeat word puzzle, Alphabear brings it.

For those who...

  • Enjoy word games
  • Like cute themed games

Not for those who...

  • Dislike word games
  • Prefer action or adventure challenges
Fairway Solitaire

Solitaire with a golfing twist

Fairway Solitaire
Find irons to help you out

For those that like solitaire, and like fun nuances with not just golf set-up, but also a golf theme

Fairway Solitaire is the classic game of Klondike with a golfing twist. Water and other hazards can stump you if you don't have a mind for puzzles, so you have to think hard with every hand. The gorgeous graphics and challenging gameplay will keep you coming back for more.

Why we love it

This is Klondike with a golf-themed twist, complete with water hazards and sand traps. Every hand is unique not just because of the cards, but because of the puzzling hazards that are there to hold you back from running the board clean. The graphics are gorgeous, and the gameplay is peaceful but challenging.

For those who...

  • Love golf
  • Enjoy solitaire

Not for those who...

  • Don't like card games
  • Aren't up for a game of solitaire with a golfing twist
Pair Solitaire

Solitaire with a pair-matching twist

Pair Solitaire
Make your matches

For those that want a new form of Solitaire.

The goal of Pairs Solitaire is to remove matched pairs, but they must have a card between them. Your task is to remove as many cards as you can before you run out of possible moves. The more pairs you remove, the higher your score will climb.

Why we love it

Pairs Solitaire is a challenging and unique spin on the game. Trying to plan ahead to get the cards removed at the right time will test your mental faculties. How high a score can you rack up?

For those who...

  • Enjoy card games
  • Want a unique twist on the game of Solitaire

Not for those who...

  • Hate card games
  • Lack strategic thinking skills
Candy Crush Soda Saga

Soda goes great with some Candy Crush.

Candy Crush Soda Saga
Match 3 candies to clear them

For those who enjoy match 3, or the original candy crush, and want more.

Candy Crush Soda Saga is a followup to the original Candy Crush Saga. This version features more of the challenging puzzle gameplay of the original, but with some new and interesting game mechanics thanks to the magicla power of soda and fizz. Make matches, rack up points, fulfill goals, and earn stars as you climb to the top of the leaderboards and reach impossible levels. This is a must for any Candy Crush Saga fans or those who want a fun time waster.

Why we love it

Candy Crush Saga has made quite an impact on the mobile game industry, and it's hard to ignore. Once you get a taste of how fun Candy Crush Soda Saga is, it will be hard to put down.

For those who...

  • Love Candy Crush Saga
  • Enjoy match-three puzzle games
  • Want a challenge
  • Love sweets

Not for those who...

  • Dislike Candy Crush Saga games
  • Don't like freemium
SweetLand — Family Board Game

Everyone loves candy! Tap the spinner and be the first one to the Castle Cake.

SweetLand — Family Board Game
Move Through A Colorful World

For those that enjoy Candy Land, or want a kid friendly board game.

SweetLand is awesome for a fun night with your little ones as you explore the candy-covered land and move around the colorful board. With vibrant and adorable animations, you can enjoy the game on your mobile device or Apple TV.

Why we love it

Great for youngsters as well as adults, there is nothing sweeter than SweetLand. Take turns with the spinner and move around the board to reach the Castle Cake. This game is the perfect dessert for your family game night.

For those who...

  • Enjoy board games
  • Like playing games with kids
  • Enjoy multiplayer games

Not for those who...

  • Dislike board games
  • Prefer playing single-player games
  • Dislike kids games
Two Dots

This is a game about connecting.

Two Dots
Match the dots

For those that enjoyed the original Dots, and want it in a level based format.

TwoDots is a game about connecting the dots with lines. You'll have to meet stage requirements in order to clear a level and earn stars before moving on to the next. The game has over 500 levels at the moment, and more are always added at a consistent pace. If you are a match-three puzzle enthusiast, then this is definitely one to keep in your collection.

Why we love it

TwoDots is a simplistic game, but don't be fooled — it's rather challenging, and one title that will keep you company for a very long time. Once you get started, it's hard to stop!

For those who...

  • Love connecting the dots
  • Enjoy matching puzzle games
  • Like minimalism

Not for those who...

  • Don't like connecting dots
  • Want something more hardcore
Threes!

Threes! is a cute numerical puzzle game about threes

Threes!
A little game...

For those that like thought provoking puzzle games.

Threes! is a little math puzzle game about matching numbers in multiples of three. While it sounds simple, it's a lot harder than it looks, and it will provide you with hours of entertainment as you try and best your score. The game is full of cute, minimalistic charm as each number tile has it's own appearance and personality, the music and sounds are fun, and it's rather challenging. You'll find yourself competing with your friends to see who can get the best score in the game.

Why we love it

Threes! is a fantastic puzzle game that is perfect for pick-up-and-play sessions while waiting around. The game concept is fresh and unique, yet challenging. It has brought about many clones in the App Store, but nothing comes close to the lovingly crafted beauty that is this game. It's a charming puzzle game that should not be missed and needs to be installed on every iOS device.

For those who...

  • Love puzzle games
  • Enjoy a challenge
  • Want a game to enjoy throughout the day

Not for those who...

  • Don't like puzzle games
  • Don't like to think
  • Aren't number people
Trivia Crack

Show off your knowledge as the ultimate king of Trivia Crack.

Trivia Crack
Suggest new questions

For those who like a wide variety of trivia in quick form.

This is a knowledge-driven trivia game, where you get to show off how much you know (or don't know.) Hundreds of thousands of questions in six different categories will challenge your wits and your brains. Take on your friends, family, or enemies to see who's the biggest trivia junkie.

Why we love it

This is the closest you'll get to an ultimate trivia game. If the built-in library of questions aren't enough for you, take advantage of the Factory to make your own. Spin the wheel to choose your category, and then try your hardest to think up the right answer to the trivia question you're given.

For those who...

  • Love trivia games
  • Want to have a great game night

Not for those who...

  • Aren't into knowledge games
  • Don't want to have fun
King Solitaire

A fun and fresh twist on the game of Solitaire.

King Solitaire
Place high cards on low cards

For those who like games that are simple to understand, but hard to master.

King Solitaire is a solo card game that challenges you to play high cards on low ones to try getting through the deck. There are wild aces and tricky face cards to add a real level of strategy and challenge to the mix. The game features multiple play modes, from solving one deck at a time to trying to set a high score with two unique endless modes.

Why we love it

If you're looking for a new twist on solitaire, this is it. Playing cards from highest to lowest might sound simple enough, but the tricky face cards and wild aces make it complex. You need to think strategically, several moves ahead, to finish a deck. In endless mode, you will need to think ahead to rack up a really high score.

For those who...

  • Love card games
  • Are looking for a new kind of solitaire

Not for those who...

  • Don't like to think ahead
  • Dislike solitaire or other card games
Tiny Tower - Free City Building

Build your tower and keep its bitizens happy

Tiny Tower - Free City Building
Build It Up

For those who like to build and manage cute digital worlds and characters.

Tiny Tower is a building-based simulation game. You build your own tower, floor by floor, and put businesses in to earn money you can use to build more levels. Every tower has its own unique challenges and opportunities, and it's up to you to manage all of them and keep your skyscraper's pint-sized citizens happy.

Why we love it

Tiny Tower has cute graphics and a micro-scaled economy. You manage all aspects of your tower, and special events occur that give you unique opportunities to put in truly special shops and other occupants into your skyscraper. The game features GameCenter integration, so you can visit your friends' towers and see how they're doing.

For those who...

  • Enjoy games similar to Sim City
  • Want to manage their own miniature skyscraper

Not for those who...

  • Don't care for endless games
  • Don't like sim games