It’s harder and harder for farmers to keep their children in the agriculture business, but the virtual farm business is growing exponentially. Join the faux-farm industry with these apps.Apple apps Farm Heroes Saga (Free)* This switch-and-match game features cute farm “cropsies” that you must save from a crazy, hungry raccoon named Rancid. (Mobilewalla score: 99/100) Hay Day (Free)* With Hay Day, you build a virtual farm, grow crops and livestock, and trade them for virtual money and glory at the game’s farmers market. (Score: 99/100) Mafia Farm! (Free)* If you like to farm but also like to fight and spy, Mafia Farm! is the perfect game for you. Farming with the famiglia has never been more fun. (Score: 98/100) Tiny Farm (Free)* Tiny Farm is the perfect farm game for young children. Kids build a farm full of adorable livestock and exotic animals that they tend virtually. (Score: 96/100) Fish Farm (Free)* Tropical-fish lovers will love playing Fish Farm and building extraordinary aquatic environments with more than 200 fish and many options to choose from. (Score: 93/100)Android apps Farm Frenzy 3 (Free)* Farm Frenzy challenges the player to farm in increasingly difficult terrains, with 95 levels of play that include farming in jungles and in the Wild West. (Mobilewalla score: 99/100) Plants vs. Zombies 2 (Free)* Plants vs. Zombies is a battle between zombies and super-powered plants that can move and attack. Grow them to fight invading zombies. (Score: 99/100) Zombie Farm (Free)* If you like exotic crops, why not grow zombies? Once grown, your zombies can battle to protect your farm’s more mundane crops. (Score: 98/100) Little Farm: Happy Times (Free) Little Farm: Happy Times is a farm-building game with very positive themes, and imagery full of flowers and cute animals. (Score: 97/100) Farm Story (Free)* Farm Story is a virtual farm-building game where you and your friends can build and grow crops and visit each other’s farms. (Score: 90/100) *Available on Apple and Android.
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