Ever since the days of Pacman and Centipede on Atari’s gaming system, it has been fascinating for us to understand what is so compelling about games. What is it about games that invites us and seduces us to divorce our realities and immerse ourselves in an alternate reality and invest into what appears to be a total waste of time. There are many ingredients to a great and compelling game. Here we have the 10 most addictive games of Facebook from 2011.
10. Farm Town
Farm Town is developed by Slashkey. Its similar to FarmVille by zynga. Farm Town has got more than 18 million monthly active users. The strategy of the game is same to build and maintain your own farm. Plow your land, plant new seeds and harvest the crops. Both games are almost same with few difference that you can try yourself.
9. Mafia Wars
Mafia Wars is a multiplayer Social network game created by Zynga. In Mafia Wars the gamers play as gangsters building their own mafia. The players fight other players online and complete tasks to gain rewards and strength in the game. The game revolves around fighting other players and doing jobs to earn cash, items and experience, with the goal of establishing and advancing one’s criminal empire.Players create mafias by recruiting other players. In-game generated mafia members can be added to the player’s mafia by Social networking sites such as Facebook, MySpace, Friendster and Yahoo! allow players to recruit from friends to build their mafia and fight against other players. Players can also improve their stats by visiting the Marketplace (i.e., making a micropayment).
8. Sushi Panic
Whether you are a sushi lover or not, this sushi-based tetris-like game is guaranteed to keep you at the edge of your seat, especially when those sushi pieces start rushing by in the speed of light! The game is simple: group similar sushi pieces together as they pass by on the conveyor for score and to prevent the jam which would end up in a sad game over… leaving the poor sushi behind!
7. Monster Galaxy
Monster Galaxy was released in December of 2010 and is one of the first attempts to make a clone of one of the Nintendo Pokemon RPGs that are designed to promote social play amongst users. Monster Galaxy focuses on the user training monsters and collecting in a free game with more than 120 distinctive monsters at the time of this writing that can do battle or capture additional monsters for the player to use in searching for items or building experience points.
6. Bejeweled Blitz
If you are into fresh colors, unique music and using your logic, Bejeweled Blitz is for you! Although it is similar to many games that we have all played in the past, it has a unique touch that will keep you coming back for more! It has time extension and special gems, this game is guaranteed to keep your fingers stuck to your keyboard for at least a few hours in a row – Do NOT try this at work! 🙂