The biggest smartphone games in Nigeria right now

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When assessing the most common smartphone products in Nigeria, games are the most popular. In fact, globally, smartphone gaming’s dramatic improvements are captivating audiences on a daily basis. People aren’t just following the latest sports news or messaging loved ones using social tools like WhatsApp anymore; they’re also using their modern-day smartphone devices for gaming.

With the improved all-around offering from the smartphones of today has come an array of graphically advanced mobile games which can now be housed with ease on our powerful miniature handheld devices. The catalogue of games to choose from is comprehensive too, with games out there for practically all types of gamers. For example, Egyptian-themed slot games like Book of Atem come with progressive jackpots which appeal to casino gamers. Alternatively, ultimate survival shooter releases like Garena Free Fire are regularly downloaded. Then there are puzzle releases and brain teasers which have always pulled in big numbers, too. The offering doesn’t end there, though, particularly in Nigeria right now. In fact, smartphone games are being enjoyed more than ever before. Below is a look at the biggest products in the country right now.

Killer Bean Unleashed

The most popular smartphone game in the country at the time of writing, Killer Bean Unleashed is a 2D platformer where players are a killer bean which is up against hundreds of other beans, except they carry lethal weapons. If you can find a weapon of your own, then you’ll stand a better chance in what is a highly amusing and incredibly fun game to session.

Sniper 3D

After winning over millions of gamers in the country, Sniper 3D has gone from strength to strength in recent times. An online multiplayer FPS game, players go to war in a multiplayer arena as they attempt to show off their shooting skills. The release comes in a variety of game modes, including online and offline modes, as well as various events and challenges to try too.

Mini Militia – Doodle Army 2


There seems to be a growing trend in Nigeria, with yet another combat style game being one of the most popular in the country. In Mini Militia – Doodle Army 2, you can battle against up to six players online in what is a fun and entertaining cartoon-themed stickman shooter. With over 20 maps to explore and loads of futuristic weapons to uncover, it’s an enjoyable title to play.
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Dead Target: Zombie Games 3D

Yet another shooter with a community of around 115 million gamers behind it, Dead Target: Zombie Games 3D is another release that is commonly played in Nigeria. A shooting game with a zombie theme, the game is playable offline as you take out as many zombies as possible and aim to survive during a zombie apocalypse while saving mankind in the process. There are 3D weapons, skins, guns to upgrade, and a whole lot more.

Playing as a real-life superhero against city gangs, is an all-action masterpiece where players are tasked with taking down crime lords and gangs dealing in illicit goods. Can you save the city that needs you the most? You’ll certainly have a blast playing this classic arcade beat ’em up, that’s for sure.

Temple Run 2

The first instalment of the game managed to gain over a zillion downloads, so it comes as no surprise to see the second version of Temple Run causing quite a stir in Nigeria. With its endless running, jumping, and sliding, Temple Run 2 is just as magical as its predecessor. With new and improved graphics, it’s worth downloading.

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Alamu Tosin

The writer is Alamu Tosin. I have three strong passions in life — football, blogging and movies — in that order. I love spending time with friends talking about the important things in life and hate nothing more than ‘authority’ and hypocrisy. My personal believe in life is that once an individual sets his/her mind to achieve something, it is totally possible. And oh!, I am a strong Lannister, because I always pay my debt. For writing or fixing gigs, contact

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