Apps designed to play with friends are great fun and allow you to interact daily with your favorite people — even if they are far away.
Gems With Friends Free (Free)* This match-three game features sparkling gems and the ability to compete with friends and chat with them in-game. (Score: 97/100)
Phrase Friends FREE (Free)* In this puzzle, you try to guess the hidden phrase as letters are slowly revealed. Beat your friends to the answer for bragging rights. (Score: 97/100)
Dice With Buddies Free (Free)* In this game, you roll virtual dice and try to make specific combinations before your opponents do. (Score: 96/100)
Matching With Friends Free (Free)* If your match-three skills are well-honed, why not challenge your friends to match your scores in turn-by-turn play? (Score: 95/100)
Phase 10 Free - Play Your Friends! (Free)* If you can’t play a cutthroat round of Phase 10 in person with your family, invite them to play this virtual version. (Score: 89/100)
Draw Something Free (Free)* In Draw Something, you draw an image, and your friends have to guess what you’re drawing. As a rule, this leads to laughter. (Score: 91/100)
Words With Friends (Free)* Words With Friends is a crossword-type word-building game. A chat feature allows you to communicate with your opponents as you play. (Score: 90/100)
Angry Birds Friends (Free)* If you are a talented bird-flinger, Angry Birds Friends is a great opportunity to show off your prowess and compete in a variety of challenges. (Score: 90/100)
Ruzzle Free (Free)* Ruzzle gives you two minutes to find the maximum number of words from a board of random letters. Compete with friends or random players. (Score: 90/100)
UNO & Friends (Free)* This classic, family card game is just as fun virtually. Just remember, if you are at work, don’t yell “UNO!” (Score: 89/100)
*Available on Apple and Android
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