25 Fun Games For Android And iOS To Play When You Are Bored (Updated 2023)

Smartphones have now become portable video game consoles. Given the abundance of titles available for a few bucks or even free from the app stores, it is worth browsing through a new list of fun games that you can play when you are bored to pass the time.

Fun Games To Play To Pass Time:

1. Alto’s Adventure

Alto’s Adventure, available for Android and iPhone, is one of the best games to play when you are bored to kill time. With a downhill ride on a snowboard, horizontal scrolling, and endless jumping along snowy mountains, the game consists of overcoming obstacles and jumping to collect coins which will let you unlock levels, characters and snowboards. The game is simple, but it keeps you focused and interested without paying much attention to the controls. If you liked it, you could also try Alto’s Odyssey for iOS and for Android; it can be said as the sequel to Alto’s Adventure.

2. Fruit Ninja

Fruit Ninja, available for iOS and Android, is a game that needs no introduction. It provides the best fun for adults and children. Fruit Ninja is a game that you play to pass time by slashing fruits with your finger swipe before they fall to the ground while avoiding the bombs. The game becomes frustrating when you accidentally slice a bomb when you are just about to break your old high score.

3. Where’s My Water?

Where is my water? is a difficult physics-based game with vibrant graphics, simple controls, and a superb soundtrack. To succeed, you must be clever and watch out for algae, deadly slime, and traps. Where is my water? — it is a Disney game with 350 fun levels to play and is available for Android and iOS.

4. Hill Climb Racing

Hill Climb Racing, available for Android and for iPhone/iPad, is a very fun physics based driving game where you have to take a car along a path of climbs and descents. In this fun game, you must avoid over-flipping the vehicle by braking and accelerating at the right moments. If you like, there is also Hill Climb Racing 2, to play new games and new levels in a renewed version.

5. Flow Free

Flow Free is a simple yet addictive puzzle game in which you link coloured dots with a tube to form a continuous flow. Flow Free is a simple, relaxing as well as a challenging and frenetic game available to pass time. You can play it on iOS and Android smartphones or tablets.

6. Helix Jump

Helix Jump, available for free on Android and iOS, is a puzzle game that can be played with one finger, where you have to bounce a ball on round platforms by making it fall down with as few jumps as possible.

7. Zombie Tsunami

Zombie Tsunami is a beautiful and fun game for iOS and Android, where zombies are cute monsters that are not scary. The game is simple — attack the city with a horde of zombies and change pedestrians into zombies.

8. Rise Up

Rise Up is a free game that can be installed on Android and iOS, where you have to fly a balloon upwards using a shield to prevent it from hitting obstacles that would make it explode. The game is simple, infinite and can be played with one finger.

9. Bubble Shooter

Bubble Shooter is the best free bubble puzzle game to play when you are bored. The game available on iOS and Android has many levels where you have to shoot the balls upwards by matching the colours to make them disappear, score points and continue the game until all the coloured balls become too many and reach the cannon making you unable to shoot.

10. Happy Glass

Happy Glass, available for Android and iPhone, is a nice-level puzzle game that you can play when you are bored where you have to find, in every scenario, the way to fill a glass of water by drawing lines to create a path from above.

11. Kick the Buddy

Kick the Buddy, available for Android and iOS, is time killing game suitable for children and adults where you have to shoot with everything you have at your disposal against a dummy.

12. Subway Surfers

Subway Surfers, downloadable for free for Android and iPhone, is the iconic game of all runner games and is even more fun to play. Subway Surfers requires you to flee from a police officer through the subway tracks while evading obstacles and trains, collecting as many coins as possible. Upgrades for hoverboards and jetpacks are available in the game, and you may unlock new outfits and characters as well as purchase more jetpacks and hoverboards that look good.

13. Asphalt 9: Legends

Asphalt 9: Legends is available for Android and iOS and is worth mentioning in this category of quick games to pass time because, in addition to being a beautiful racing game, it has a simplified gameplay mechanism — all you have to do is tap on the screen every few times to activate nitro or to perform drift in the car. If you are those who prefer more realistic simulators, you can turn off the touch drive and completely control the car. In this list, this game is the one that will take up more space on your phone compared to others.

14. Color Bump 3D

Color Bump 3D, available free for Android and iPhone, is one of the most played smartphone games. The gameplay is fast and easy, with 100+ levels where you have to guide a colored ball through obstacles of same color without hitting any other colored shapes.

15. aquapark.io

aquapark.io , downloadable for free for Android and iOS, is a very fast game to play when you are bored, with a race against other players along a water slide, where you have to arrive first and not fall outside.

16. Doodle Jump

Doodle Jump, available for Android and iPhone, is a very fun arcade game in which we will have to make the protagonist jump on various platforms, paying attention to traps and enemies. On graph paper, many colourful levels will accompany you in this adventure, where it is also possible to challenge friends.

17. Dan the Man

Dan the Man, which is available for Android and iOS, is a very quick and fun platform game to play to pass the boring time — thanks to the countless weapons available to the protagonist to defeat enemies on detailed levels. It also has a multiplayer mode to enjoy this game with your friends.

18. Mario Kart Tour

Mario Kart Tour for Android and iOS, where Mario and his friends as protagonists grappling with go-kart races worldwide — legendary challenges, weapons to slow down enemies, and much more.

19. Super Mario Run

Super Mario Run is an endless run game starring Super Mario and his friends, available on Android and iPhone. We will be able to face levels in full Super Mario style, accumulate coins and win special challenges.

20. Mortal Kombat

Mortal Kombat, available for Android and iOS, is the transposition of the famous console and PC game in which it is possible to make the characters to participate in the greatest fighting tournament on Earth. Defeat all enemies with the sounds of special moves and spectacular fatalities alone or with a squad of friends.

21. Crossy Road

Crossy Road, available for Android and iPhone, is a very simple game in which we will have to make some cute animals cross the road in a pop art version. There are several levels available, and the possibility to play multiplayer with friends to conquer even the toughest levels.

22. Smash Hit

Smash Hit, available for Android and iOS, is a game of music and a beautiful futuristic dimension in which you need to hit the screen with the right timing to continue between numerous levels. The graphics is excellent, and the sound is engaging — we recommend you use headphones to enjoy this game to the fullest.

23. Jetpack Joyride

Jetpack Joyride, available on Android and iOS, is a game in which a man with a jetpack endlessly runs through various sets. The different bonuses, equipment upgrades, and boosts available along the way are intriguing, as they will allow you to set a new high score for distance travelled each time.

24. Sonic Dash

Sonic Dash, available for Android and iPhone, is the Sonic game in which we control a hedgehog letting it run endlessly through three-dimensional levels inspired by the blue hedgehog. With many enemies to face, using the special moves and collecting the rings on the way, it is a must-have game for all Sonic fans!

25. Crash Bandicoot

Crash Bandicoot: On the Run!, downloadable for free for Android and iOS, is the official video game of Crash Bandicoot — Sony’s mascot and great protagonist on PlayStation consoles. The game is an endless run with all the characteristic elements of the saga — crates to break, upgrades objects to collect, and the dangerous final bosses to be defeated with apples and potions.

Pass your free time with these quick fun games — you may entertain yourself with your phone even if you have a 5-minute spare or while waiting for a bus, train, or taxi or waiting for a late arriving friend. Playing once every hour play when you are bored can become very useful for maintaining a good level of productivity at work since the mind will certainly be more relaxed after hours and hours of continuous work.

Meet Vishak, TechLog360's Content Editor and tech enthusiast. With a Computer Science degree and a passion for all things tech, Vishak delivers the latest in hardware, apps, and games with expertise. Trusted for his in-depth reviews and industry insights, he's your guide to the digital world. Off-duty, he's exploring photography and virtual gaming landscapes.


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