Published on February 10th, 2012 | by Olawale Daniel


The Best Facebook Games of 2012

Facebook’s popularity is unprecedented and the number of people worldwide is growing to a staggering 1 billion users. Games have become one the fastest growing segments within Facebook, since users of all ages are looking for way to keep occupied and entertain themselves. Facebook has many games to choose from but we will cover the top 5 Most Popular games of 2012.

1. Farmville

farmvilleIs one of the most popular games on Facebook. Farmville is developed by Zynga.Presently, it has more than 57 million active users and is growing steadily every single month. The game involves the creation, management, and organization of farms. Gameplay involves the harvesting of crops and growing these crops in order to gain money. Farmville has been voted the top social media game of 2010. Players can interact with one another to buy livestock, trees, animals and many other things.

2. The Sims social

the SIMS SOCIALThis is an old PC game that has come to Facebook in a very big way. It’s a blend of the Sims which everyone knows mixed in with elements of social gameplay, for example talking to friends visiting the neighbors or giving gifts and so forth. Players are able to purchase gifts with real virtual dollars. The virtual reality of this is incredibly addictive and the number of players has grown to millions.

3. The Tetris battle

The Tetris battleThis is the old Tetris that everybody knows with a new twist.  The game pits you against players, just like yourself, all across the world in real-time gameplay. Every line you are able to delete is added to your opponent’s panel, which brings them closer to defeat and takes you to victory. You can use Tetris cash to enhance the elements of the game and get various added customization and prizes. This is a game that you will get hooked instantly.

4. Gardens of time

Developed by Playdom. It’s a puzzle like spy game, kind of a virtual “who did it” vibe with a classical twist. It has a vast array of puzzles which can be customized to your choosing. This is one of the most successful puzzle games on Facebook.Maple story adventures

5. Maple story adventures

Developed by Nixon America. It is their most popular online game for the PC and now they have brought it to Facebook. Players are able to interact with their friends and party with them in the most fascinating manner.

Like most Facebook games there is a requirement of having certain number of friends in order to be able to unlock specific portions of the game. In level one, players start off by being either a warrior or a wizard and are able to kill monsters and can collect equipment,coins and hire friends to join in. Players are able to customize their characters in great detail.

The more money you make and the more collectibles you obtain, the more you’re able to customize your character. Maple story adventures is truly an addictive and fascinating game.

There is a large gaming community on Facebook and the number of games to satisfy the cravings of the young and the old alike are growing. Facebook has become like an arcade, where people come to spend hours of time and forget their problems and enjoy themselves.

I am sure the list above will change drastically by the end of the year due to the fact that new games are going online every single month. Remember, that you will also need high-speed Internet connectivity in order to be able to play these online games on Facebook.

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Olawale Daniel is a Business Psychologist and Efficiency Expert with little-to-no-coding experience, but he knows how to run into trouble while coding! Follow Olawale on Twitter | Google+. TechAtLast is a blog for latest technology trends, events reporting with tutorials, hacks, guides and support for internet users. For advert placement, check our Advertisers page here to build audience for your business. You can as well order Sponsored Product Reviews here for your start-ups and established businesses. Follow on | Facebook | Twitter | Google+ | Pinterest

21 Responses to The Best Facebook Games of 2012

  1. Rajesh says:

    Thanks for posting game list. Farmville is my favourite one.

  2. Mahipal Singh says:

    hmm….nice post dude
    but i guess you missed “Citiville” in this list

  3. quotes says:

    The sims for me is the best :)

  4. Tile Dallas says:

    I love to play farmvile games..and i think it has got good response to….Thanks for sharing this blog..

  5. Shine says:

    I don’t really play any Facebook games but I get invited to play Farmville a lot. It seems like this is a popular game among my friends.

  6. Osho Garg says:

    Thanks For Games List, I Don’t Know About Sims.
    Next Time Include Texas Poker :)

    • Olawale Daniel says:

      I will do that man, you can even come up with the post as a guest post for your site so that I can include it. :)
      Have you sold your blog?

  7. the apple king says:

    I like the Facebook games, but most are too violent.

  8. Mushfique says:

    Great list Olawale ! Farmville and Sims Social are no doubt the best played games of the year. Recently, I have become addicted to 8 Ball Pool and Howzat Cricket .You should give it a try !

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