Best lightweight mobile games recently released

If you’re looking for games that don’t strain your phone’s memory or drain your battery, but you’re also tired of classics, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve prepared a list of light games, recently released, to enjoy on your device’s small screen.

The games presented here have the perfect balance between narrative and gameplay, showing the power of the platform to bring engaging experiences to users. Watch below and enjoy the game!

10. Forest Island

  • Compatibility: Android, iOS
  • Price: free (internal purchases optional)
  • Size: about 170 MB for Android and 280 MB for iOS (version 1.5.7)

Naturally, the last three months of the year are tiring, with the pandemic not even mentioned. It’s no surprise, therefore, that many recent releases focus on relaxation, like this one by Neowiz, whose aim is to create forests and fill them with life.

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The start has only one tree that needs to be restored. With clicks here and there, the player quickly masters the game mechanics and starts collecting resources to improve the island, adding trees and animals, as his focus is to collect them and recover damaged lands.

Relax and recover the devastated nature in this Neowiz title (Image: Rodrigo Folter/Screenshot)

09. Rubicon: A Conspiracy of Silence

  • Compatibility: Android, iOS
  • Price: R$ 31,99 para Android e R$ 27,90
  • Size: about 130 MB for Android and 530 MB for iOS (version 1.03)

Rubicon is an investigation game, with a narrative focus, developed by La Belle Games. As the protagonist, Paula Cole, employed by a multinational, as we go along, we find ourselves in a complex web of corporate espionage.

By forcing the player to make decisions, the narrative can follow different paths, prompting the exploration of all possibilities. Thoroughly investigate all the details, chat with other characters and uncover the truth.

Make decisions that change the course of the story in this mobile spy thriller (Image: Rodrigo Folter/Screenshot)

08. Kitty Q

  • Compatibility: Android, iOS
  • Price: free
  • Size: about 130MB for Android and 1.4GB for iOS (version 1.0)

Imagine receiving a closed box at your door, followed by a text message from a contact with the last name “Schrödinger”. The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research with Anna Braunizer, the scientist’s great granddaughter, present the complex field of quantum physics in a fun way.

All the puzzles revolve around common field practices such as observation and experimentation. Each discovery rewards the player with fun facts about the research area, in an accessible and humorous way. An attractive educational title for mobile devices.

Travel the world of quantum physics in a fun way (Image: Rodrigo Folter/Screenshot)

07. Basketball Odyssey

  • Compatibility: Android, iOS
  • Price: free (internal purchases optional)
  • Size: about 60MB for Android and 350MB for iOS (version 1.1)

Who knew basketball and relaxation could be a combination that would work! The player only needs to make baskets. Easy? Yeah, think twice. Through simple mechanics and increasing difficulty, Ruben Pecellin, developer of the title, evokes the feeling of overcoming.

The artist conveys the relaxation through an atmosphere in pixel art, straight from the 8-bit age of electronic games, and a smooth soundtrack that perfectly matches the sounds of the game. Basketball Odyssey is the perfect mix of casualness and challenge.

Challenge yourself in this title that perfectly blends basketball with relaxation (Image: Rodrigo Folter/Screenshot)

Tiny Dungeon

  • Compatibility: Android, iOS
  • Price: free (internal purchases optional)
  • Size: about 80 MB for Android and 70 MB for iOS (version 1.0.4)

Introducing the player to a dungeon, armed with just a pistol, Fair Games’ Tiny Dungeon focuses on exploration and reflex, delivering an intense experience with adventure in progressively more complex stages and more and more enemies.

Levels are generated randomly, making the game not lose its ability to surprise, inviting the user to a new “start” constantly. Explore, collect resources and defeat bosses to open new (and challenging) dungeons.

Progress through randomly generated dungeons in this fun shooter (Image: Rodrigo Folter/Screenshot)

05. Plant With Care

  • Compatibility: Android, iOS
  • Price: R$ 12.99 for Android and R$ 10.90 for iOS
  • Size: about 40MB for Android and 70MB for iOS (version 1.1)

Straight from Romania, Tepes Ovidiu takes the player through a puzzle experience, which can be enjoyed completely offline. On a farm, think about placement and use the right seed to overcome increasingly difficult levels.

At each stage, new obstacles are added, which forces strategic thinking when planting. Fortunately there are tips on how to carry out your actions, giving enough information for the player to make the best decisions.

Think about the ideal placement to overcome the levels in Plant With Care (Image: Rodrigo Folter/Screenshot)

04. Hundred Days

  • Compatibility: Android, iOS
  • Price: R$30.99 for Android and R$34.90 for iOS
  • Size: about 140 MB for Android and 400 MB for iOS (version 1.2 for Android and 1.0 for iOS)

As the new head of a winery, the player leaves a life trapped in an office and starts anew, needing to make the right decisions to keep the business stable, ensuring the survival of production at different times of the year.

The business management mechanics fit perfectly with the narrative, which points out the cultural relevance of the wine-making process. Adjust to market needs, or focus on niches. The player is free to define everything in this game.

Have complete freedom to choose your narrative paths in this complex management game (Image: Rodrigo Folter/Screenshot)

03. Moonfang

  • Compatibility: Android, iOS
  • Price: R$31.99 for Android and R$27.90 for iOS
  • Size: about 30MB for Android and 40MB for iOS (version 1.3)

Moonfang is one of the most creatively presented titles of the year. Lonestone uses the idea of ​​puppet theater to deliver a puzzle experience where the player needs to use their skills when they come in contact with the Moon to overcome obstacles.

With three characters available, the player must use individual abilities to remain undetected and escape the Inquisition. The level design is enclosing, blending in perfectly with the chase atmosphere of the period, forcing you to make the right decisions to win.

Solve the puzzles and escape the Inquisition in this creative Lonestone game (Image: Rodrigo Folter/Screenshot)

02. Last Mage Standing

  • Compatibility: Android, iOS
  • Price: free (internal purchases optional)
  • Size: about 230 MB for Android and 370 MB for iOS (version 2.12)

Roboto Games pleases all types of players with Last Mage Standing. You can compete in battle royale mode, invite friends to tower defense mode or try to steal enemy gold in a fun and fast paced game mode.

Experimentation and freedom are the words that define experience. There are some archetypes of characters, using specific elements and abilities, and powers that can be equipped, making each one to find their style of play.

Eliminate the competition in single player modes or with friends in this fun title (Image: Rodrigo Folter/Screenshot)

1. Townscaper

  • Compatibility: Android, iOS
  • Price: R$28.99 for Android and R$27.90 for iOS
  • Size: about 30 MB for Android and 80 MB for iOS (version 1.01)

Raw Fury allows players to play creating with the Townscaper title. There is no specific objective to be fulfilled, the idea is to explore creativity, taking imagination to the limit and, with a few clicks, the game’s algorithm makes sure that our idea is put on the screen.

Starting with a blank backdrop, such as a canvas, the player can choose a color and start building huge cities with extravagant buildings or a picturesque floating city. There is no such thing as right or wrong and this is refreshing in the extreme in the industry.

Let your creativity free in this Raw Fury city making game (Image: Rodrigo Folter/Screenshot)

Relaxation and creativity are present in several titles on the list, giving players, and their device, a breather in the final stretch of the year.

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