25 Highly Addictive Facebook Games

By Phong Thai. Filed in Web 2.0

We all know what Facebook is and one of the reasons that make it such a blast today is due to its addictive mini games. Facebook has a good web-based platform, powerful APIs and a complete documentation that convenient the developers in building personalize applications.

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Mini games in Facebook is undeniably fun to play but the main reason that makes it so addictive is because the users are connected to thousands of other Facebook users who are also playing the games. In another words, multi-player gaming with friends takes it to a whole new level of fun. What can be more fun than having free games and in the same time expand your friend list? Here we have collected the 25 highly addictive Facebook games. We sure hope you have fun and make tons of new friends!

Just make sure you hit ALT-TAB when your boss is near.

  1. FarmVille
    FarmVille is a flash game having landscapes and cute characters. It is extremely innovative and comes with an attractive and fascinating interface.

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  2. Word Challenge
    Created by Playfish, this games is here to test both your vocabulary and your thinking speed. You are giving 6 random characters, and you have to make a 3-6 letter word within limited time.

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  3. Texas Holdem Poker
    It is another game by Zynga and it also is a very popular mini game on Facebook.

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  4. Cafe World
    Cafe World is a classic restaurant theme on Facebook developed by Zynga where the player has to run a restaurant with his close friends.

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  5. Treasure Isle
    If you like adventure, Treasure Isle is the ideal game for you! In this gameplay you can hunt for treasure by choosing the character in the game.

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  6. Mafia Wars
    Mafia Wars is a Facebook game which is all about Mafia creation. You can play this game with your Facebook friends.

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  7. Pet Ville
    In Pet Ville Facebook game the player can create his own character, choose a name for his pet and give it a home. The game is also designed by Zynga.

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  8. Happy Aquarium
    Happy Aquarium is known as the biggest fish game on Facebook. It has over 28 million players who have made this game so popular.

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  9. Fish Ville
    Fishville is another very interesting Facebook aquarium game released by Zynga. As per the rules of the game, various types of fishes can be raised in a virtual fish tank.

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  10. Pet Society
    It is a very interesting game where you can create your virtual pet and raise it. These pets are more like humans and they can go fishing or do shopping.

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  11. Zoo World
    Zoo World is a wonderful game where you can make a zoo and see it growing. If you can have more number of neighbors, you can earn a lot of dollars and improve the zoo.

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  12. Restaurant City
    For restaurant city, you will have to decorate a restaurant and then run it. You will have to satisfy the customers who walk in to the restaurant and leave satisfied.

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  13. MindJolt Games
    It is not only a game, but a library also that can grow for ever. You can have a wonderful pass time by playing this game.

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  14. Hotel City
    Hotel City is an interesting game from Playfish. This game is a mixer of old Sim Tower and the Restaurant city. In this game you can move around and get a more intense view of the hotel.

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  15. Social City
    In this game, one can make houses and increase population. You can create leisure buildings and keep them happy. There is also an option of building factories and you can earn game coins by producing goods.

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  16. YoVille
    It is a wonderful 2D game where the Facebook users are able to work, play and chat in an animated world. One can decorate his home or adopt a pet virtually.

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  17. Happy Island
    This game is on Vacation Island that players need to build themselves. He is allowed to decorate and build the attractions to generate income.

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  18. Bejeweled Blitz
    It is a regular puzzle game on Facebook developed by Pop Cap and anybody can play this on his home PC.

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  19. Country Life
    Country Life is another type of farming game which is very different from Farm Ville. Here crops that a player harvests can be harvest for sale.

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  20. Farm Town
    Here the player acquires experience points while harvesting the field. These points will help him to unlock things he wants to purchase including seeds and animals.

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  21. Happy pets
    This game is all about taking care of the pets. Here the player will have to treat his pets by feeding, cleaning up or playing with them as if they are real ones.

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  22. Island Paradise
    This Facebook game is developed by Meteor Games. In the game play the player arrives on on a isolated island where he will have to grow crops, find treasure and meet with his neighbors.

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  23. Tiki Resort
    In Tiki Resort game a player creates a flourishing tourist economy on a small place cutting out a part from the ocean.

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  24. Bumper Sticker
    Using any program like Adobe Photoshop which can edit images one can create an image that can be turned into a Facebook Bumper Sticker.

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  25. Bubble Island
    This exciting puzzle game is based on a very popular arcade model which has been modified for social gaming purpose. Here a user shoots bubble-cannon which explode bubbles of similar colors to step forward through various stages.

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Editor’s note: This post is written by Phong Thai for Hongkiat.com. Phong Thai is a web developer and coder with more than 5 years experience in PHP, JavaScript and CSS. He’s also the founder and admin of JavaScriptBank.com – a Javascript resources site with thousands of free JavaScript code examples, DHTML, tutorials, training videos and references.

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