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The Tuesday best of - Facebook Messenger games

By , on February 28, 2017

Oh look, it's already Tuesday. Together we have defeated Monday, left it a bloody and gibbering wreck on the floor, and moved on without a single backwards glance. Well done us, top marks.

But Tuesday here at AppSpy means it's time to look at three great games you should be playing on your mobile right now. And I've decided to come at this from leftfield this week.

Rather than looking at games on the App Store, we're going to look at Facebook Messenger games. In fact, we're going to look at these three Facebook Messenger games.


Obviously I'm going to tell you that you should be playing snake on your phone. If it was up to me we'd all still be playing Snake on our battered old Nokias and having the time of our lives.

This version might look a bit shoddy, but it's actually pretty damn good. The controls sit at the bottom of the screen, and the game has the sweet green hue of my much more interesting past.

There are eggs to collect too, and they hatch into new snakes. New snakes mean different levels with different obstacles. Challenge me, you'll lose, I promise.

Bat Climb

Oh look, a movie tie-in game that's not utterly awful. That's nice. It's a simple tower climber that sees you taking on the role of one of three characters from The Lego Batman Movie.

Tap to leap from one skyscraper wall to another. Swipe to charge. Collect coins and power-ups and get the occasional quip from the bat himself.

It's polished, if a little small, and exactly the sort of game that fits perfectly into the tiny pockets of entertainment that Facebook Messenger games offer.

Box Squad Paper Golf

A surprisingly exciting mini-golf game. You need a reasonably powerful phone just to make it work, but if you've got the hardware it's well worth it.

Everything is controlled with taps, and while it's nothing like real actual golf, it's still an awful lot of fun.

Hit the ball, try and beat some scores, and marvel at the fact that a 3D sport game is coming to you directly from an app you use to send cat gifs to your friends and relatives.