Card Games

Card Games for Mobile

Seven of the best titles current available for Apple and Android

The gaming industry has now overtaken music, movies and TV to become the largest segment of the entertainment industry. Mobile gaming is both the largest and fastest growing section of this several hundred billion dollar industry, making it extremely attractive for developers. Software houses are always rushing to create premium quality, fantastic looking and highly addictive titles to satisfy the industries insatiable appetite for new smartphone content.

Mobile card games are the perfect choice for gamblers who enjoy gaming, so we’ve compiled a selection of seven of the latest and greatest card games currently available for both Apple and Android devices. If you haven’t played a mobile game in a while then take a few minutes to check these out – you’ll be amazed by the quality and experience these games have to offer.


Hearthstone is a free-to-play collectible card game created by Blizzard Entertainment, the creators of the ever-popular Warcraft franchise. Indeed, Hearthstone was originally subtitled “Heroes of Warcraft”, and whilst the subtitle was quickly dropped after launch, the game continues to be based on the same universe and lore as the Warcraft series of games.

The fast-paced gameplay of Hearthstone makes it extremely addictive, attracting millions of players every single day. Such is the popularity of this title, it has now inspired an entire genre of copycat games created by other software houses trying to replicate the experience, playability, and revenue generated by Hearthstone.You can safely ignore those games of course – we all know that the original is always the best!


Game King Video Poker

This free-to-play version of IGT’s legendary video poker game is the perfect way to practice your skills and strategy before hitting the casino to play for real money. Nine of the best variants of video poker are available for you to choose from including classics such as Jacks or Better and Bonus Poker, wild card games such as Deuces Wild and Joker Poker, and high variance, high paying monsters like Double Double Bonus Poker.

Once you have found your favorite and perfected your strategy, head on over to Unibet for mobile apps and play this exact same game for real money! Their mobile-friendly online casino features hundreds of games, all optimized for perfect play using your smartphone.


Plants vs Zombies: Heroes

Developed by PopCap games, Plants vs Zombies: Heroes (abbreviated as PvZH) has been keeping gamers entertained for more than four years, with no sign of slowing down or losing its popularity. PvZH is a collectible card game where the main objective is to defeat your opponent by reducing their health to 0. There` are three types of card: fighters, tricks, and environments, and you must ensure you do not run out of cards during a game as this count as an automatic loss.

PvZH has fantastic visuals and addictive gameplay that will be instantly familiar to fans of the Pokemon series. Despite its obvious inspiration, PvZH includes more than enough unique elements and features to take the card battle concept to the next level!


Clash Royale

Combining elements of real-time strategy, tower defense and collectible card games, Clash Royale is a hugely popular mobile game with a loyal fanbase of more than 100 million active players as of 2020. Created by the same developers as Clash of Clans, Clash Royale stars all of your favorite Clash characters and much, much more.

You’ll need to collect and upgrade your cards to acquire troops, spells and defenses before taking on the enemy in their towers to score wins and trophies. This game will quickly capture your imagination and keep you striving for glory in the arena – give it a try today!


Card City Nights 2

Here’s an unconventional but awesome game with simple graphics that belie its fantastic gameplay. Labeled a “cardventure” game by those who insist on pigeon holing every title into one genre or another, Card City Nights 2 sees you battling opponents onboard a space station as you nod your head to its amazing soundtrack. Chilled, ambient beats are the order of the day and are the perfect accompaniment to the slower-paced action of this charming game.



Whilst Magic: The Gathering Arena is still not available for play on mobile devices, Eternal has been designed by a team of professional Magic players and it’s gameplay will be instantly familiar to fans of that game and titles such as Hearthstone.

You’ll instantly recognize Eternal as a triple-A mobile title the moment you open the game. The presentation is simply outstanding, with gorgeous graphics and silky-smooth animation used to fantastic effect.

A selection of single player puzzles are available to teach you the basic mechanics and prepare you for the main multi-player experience. If you enjoy collectible card games, you won’t want to miss this one.


Yu-Gi-Oh: Duel Links

For the last one on this list, we just had to include the latest installment of Konami’s ever-popular Yu-Gi-Oh franchise. Since it was first launched in Japan in 1999 this series has been selling in huge numbers for more than two decades. With 25.2 billion of the physical cards sold worldwide, Yu-Gi-Oh holds the Guinness World Record for the best-selling trading card game of all time.

All of your favorite characters from the classic anime are included in Duel Links, and the fast-paced gameplay throws up continuous surprises as each match progresses. It’s never over until it’s over in Yu-Gi-Oh!


About the author

Venkatesan Prabu

Venkatesan Prabu

Wikitechy Founder, Author, International Speaker, and Job Consultant. My role as the CEO of Wikitechy, I help businesses build their next generation digital platforms and help with their product innovation and growth strategy. I'm a frequent speaker at tech conferences and events.