Best offline games out there to burst your boredom

We all have come across various situations when we really want the clock to run like a bullet train. A delayed flight, a visit to a boring relative’s house with your mom, a long journey, or a boring lecture. Numerous scenarios. It can be anywhere and anytime. No internet or slow internet worsens the situation even deeper. ENTER OFFLINE GAMES. Only offline games can rescue you in such miserable situations. That’s why I have curated a list of the best offline games out there to burst your boredom.

 

There are thousands of games available for download on App Store/Play Store/Microsoft Store. And out of them only a few hundreds are worth our attention, which are considered to be good. Most of those games require an active internet connection to load content or for advertisement purposes. So in the situations, mentioned above, all of those games are useless. And that’s when offline games come into play.  

 

Here’s the list of the best offline games you can download right away and start playing.

 

  • Major Mayhem

    Genre: Action & Arcade

    Description: Major Mayhem is a cover-based shooting game wherein you have to rescue your girlfriend from the evil. You have to get rid of all the enemies and save all the hostages on the way. It has a simple yet action-packed gameplay. It has 45 levels and 4 different game modes. Lots of fashion accessories for the ‘Major’ and a decent number of weapons are available for you to unlock as you progress. With decent graphics, it is certainly one of the best light shooter game currently available. A great way to kill time by shooting ninjas, mummies and what not. 

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Ratings:  4.6/5

Price: Free

Download Size: 37 MB

Install: Google PlayApp Store or Microsoft Store

 

  • Badland

Genre: Adventure

Description: Badland is an award-winning side-scrolling game with some stunning graphics and addictive gameplay. You play as a fluffy black bird with tiny wings who flies only on the right side of your direction. You just have to tap on your screen and make sure that the bird doesn’t reach the end of the screen (i.e the left side of your screen). That’s not it. You also have to dodge various obstacles and traps coming in your bird’s path. The game has an outstanding atmosphere which is wild and wonderful at the same time. Such amazing visuals mixed with some great music definitely makes it one of the best. It also has an offline multiplayer mode to play with your friends. No wonder why it has been chosen as the Game of the Year.

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Ratings: 4.5/5

Price: Free (Play Store), $2.99 (App Store and Microsoft Store)

Download Size: 184MB

Install: Google PlayApp Store ($2.99), Microsoft Store ($2.99)

 

 

  • Subway Surfers

Genre: Arcade

Description: There are a lot of endless-runners available in stores but one that really stands out is none other than Subway Surfers. The gameplay is very simple and insanely addictive. You just have to run to avoid getting busted by a fat policeman and his dog. Run, dodge and jump between the tracks to avoid the incoming trains. There are a lot of characters and customization available for you to unlock. The best thing about this game is that it regularly gets updated with new locations from around the world. A must have if you are looking for a casual offline game.

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Ratings: 4.4/5

Price: Free

Download Size60MB

Install: Google PlayApp StoreMicrosoft Store

 

  • Smash Hit

Genre: Arcade

Description: If you like breaking things for no reason, then Smash Hit is the game for you. Smash Hit is actually a marble-throwing game wherein you have to break crystals and all the glasses coming in your way with marble balls. Sounds interesting? You break crystals you get extra marbles and if you hit a glass before shattering it, you lose 10 balls. The game is over when you don’t have any balls left. Stunning visuals and great music make it as one of the best offline games out there. 

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Ratings: 4.4/5

Price: Free

Download Size: 66MB

InstallGoogle PlayApp Store

 

  • Shadow Fight 2

Genre: Action

DescriptionShadow Fight 2 is a traditional fighting game you’ve been looking for. You play as the shadow who has taken up the responsibility to close the Gate of shadows. But there is a host of enemies standing on your way to make it as hard as possible for you to complete your mission. The game features dozens of lifelike-animated martial arts technique which are a treat to watch. The backgrounds are good, music is good and the detailing in every characters’ silhouette is phenomenal. A great variety of weapons and armors are available for you to unlock. You can even cast magical spells on your opponent to turn the tide in your favor. Go ahead and download it right away if you like fighting games. This one will not disappoint you.

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Shadow Fight 2 Screenshots

Ratings: 4.6/5

Price: Free

Download Size: 82MB

Install: Google PlayApp StoreMicrosoft Store

 

 

  • Into the Dead

Genre: Action

Description:  Into the Dead is amongst the best zombie game out there. You have to run and avoid all the zombies coming in your way in order to stay alive. You might find a few weapons on your way to kill a few zombies who are impossible to dodge. There’s no music in the game just your heavy breathing and zombies’ snarls. The game’s atmosphere is as creepy as it should be. The game has very simple controls. Tap left/right to avoid zombies and tap on a particular zombie to kill it. If you like dark, intense zombie game then this contender of our list of best offline games is a must for you.

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Into the Dead Screenshots

Ratings: 4.4/5

Price: Free, $1.99 (Microsoft Store)

Download Size: 73MB

Install: Google PlayApp StoreMicrosoft Store

 

  • Asphalt 8: Airborne

Genre: Racing

DescriptionThis list or any best games list is incomplete without the mentioning of Asphalt 8. This is, by far, the best racing game currently available for your phone. Asphalt 8 guarantees you to give Adrenaline rush with its stunning graphics, great locations, and hard-core music. Asphalt 8 packs a great collection of licensed 148 cars for you to unlock. It has several game modes like the classic, elimination, knockdown, infected, etc. It also has multiplayer modes but, obviously, you need to be online for that. But the game doesn’t fail to excite you even while playing offline. 

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Asphalt 8: Airborne Screenshots

Ratings: 4.5/5

Price: Free

Download Size: 1.3GB (Approx.)

Install: Google PlayApp StoreMicrosoft Store

 

So, guys, this was my list of best offline games available for you to download and burst your boredom. Did I miss out any popular title which you think is one of the best offline games? Do let me know in the comments section below.

Also Read: Best Android apps for you to download

 

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Ankit Nawlakha is a smartphone enthusiast who loves to dig into the ever-increasing world of smartphone technology.
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