Preparing For a Long Commute? Try These Easy and Fun Games That You Can Play on The Go

Games are a great way to pass the time on a long commute, or a long trip anywhere! Our Guest Geek post today rounds up several great options for gaming on the go.

portable gaming on smartphone

The daily commute is a notoriously tedious process. Some people are lucky enough to have a short commute, whereas others can spend much of their day commuting. This is why you need to plan how to pass the time and entertain yourself during the commute. Luckily, smartphones and portable gaming consoles exist. Playing games is a great way to pass the time during the commute, and we have a few suggestions, keep reading to learn more. 

Among Us

First up is Among Us, which is a really unique game that garnered huge success throughout the lockdown. The game provides a new spin on social deception, taking it to space. During the game, players need to complete a series of assigned tasks or challenges, although somewhere in the team, there are one or two imposters who are trying to derail the game and kill the other players while doing their best to avoid detection. 

Call of Duty: Mobile

Call of Duty has always famously been a console/PC game series, but they have recently pivoted and decided to release the game on mobile devices. The game is incredibly popular and one of the most famous gunplay games to exist. The mobile version is much the same, just on a smaller screen. There are several modes to choose from, depending on your preferences, so you can find the version that suits you. 

Pokémon GO

It would not be a stretch to say that Pokémon GO revolutionized the mobile gaming industry. The game actually relies on travel which makes it ideal for your commute. Travelling distances is integral to gameplay as it allows you to find Pokémon, hatch eggs and battle other players. Arguably, it is one of the more casual games on this list because you can pick it up and put it down whenever. 

pokemon go on smartphone

Civilization VI

This mobile game appeals to more logical thinkers who prefer a systematic approach to games. You take on the role of the nation’s king/queen/ruler, and it is your job to develop the nation and drive it towards success. You will need to defend the nation against invasion and fight wars. All of your decisions affect the future of the nation. If you have unrealized dreams of ruling or think you could do a better job, this is a great way to while away some time during your commute. 

Sonic the Hedgehog

Retro games have made a huge comeback in recent years, and Sonic the Hedgehog has experienced a renewed interest thanks in part to the film adaptation. If you want to be hit with nostalgia during your commute, you can download the mobile version and dive right back in. There are several versions of the game to choose from, some of which are throwbacks to the original and others which take a new approach, so you are bound to find one you like. 

Final Thoughts

Is there anything more boring than the monotonous drudgery of a daily commute? Your commute actually offers you a perfect opportunity for some alone time to pursue your leisure pursuits and hobbies. Gaming is a great way to pass the time, and the games suggested above are ideal for the commute. 

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