The largest social network is out with its annual roundup of the year’s top Facebook games, with one game taking the ultimate crown.
While only one game could claim the biggest title, Facebook also identified some stand-outs from the year, including a new Candy Crush game and Kim Kardashian: Hollywood.
“The games on these lists were selected based on player ratings, strength of Facebook implementation, growth, and overall quality,” wrote Facebook’s Daniel Morris.
“Although we’ve singled out one new game that stands above the rest as theGame of the Year, the games listed in the other categories are not ranked in any particular order (instead they are listed alphabetically),” he added.
This was a year of successful sequels for King, starting off with a revamp of their classic bubble shooter, Bubble Witch Saga.
King’s second sequel of the year takes Candy Crush Saga up a notch with dynamic, goal-driven matching designed to rescue gummy bears from drowning in the titular soda.
A fantasy Tower Defence game it tasks players with defending a castle from a horde of horrible monsters, Frost Giants and the evil Loki. With a ton of maps that cover a range of different locations and a myriad of special hero powers and towers to try out this exciting game will keep you hooked for hours.
Glu’s runaway mobile game success, starring one of Hollywood’s hottest stars, makes a splash on Facebook among more than a million players in just four weeks.
This story-driven city-builder from Belarus-based developer Vizor Interactive sends players on a quest to rescue a lost gold-digger in a mountainous land.
This terrific, turn-based fantasy MMORPG lets players fight alongside heavenly angels to defeat the forces of evil and best of all it’s completely free to play. With PvP and PvE elements that mix together jewel puzzles and exciting arcade mini-games this game is definitely one worth checking out if you’re looking for a new free MMO.
This solid slots title from DGN Games continues to see success on both Facebook and mobile. This simple slot game lets you play with a set of classic three reel slot machines to win in-game credits to make even bigger and bolder bets with. If you enjoyed slots you could try out a few free social bingo apps as well. You won’t have to look far as there are absolutely tons of them to choose from.
Also if you get bored of these free Facebook bingo apps then you could always try playing for real money. If you’re curious about where to play but aren’t sure what a good deal from a site would involve then you can use Pgbingo.com to cross-check various sites to make the most of your money.
With addictive MMORTS gameplay mechanics this great Grecian game lets players amass their own Spartan army to take on a growing Persian threat. With the option to use either force or diplomacy to take down NPC or even live players this terrific title lets you live out the fantasy of being a great general.
With adorable cartoon visuals the Super City game allows you to create your very own town that you can expand into a sprawling megalopolis. With thousands of unique buildings to pick and the ability to invite your friends in to help you out this fun and social app can be quite relaxing to play for a few hours.
Overall we’ve got a fairly varied selection of games spanning a wide range of genres, we like to think that these are the best Facebook games that 2014 had to offer and ones that you definitely need to try.