The 15 Most Popular Video Games On… Facebook?

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Most gamers would laugh if told that the most popular platform in the world is… Facebook? Then they’d look at the numbers and be shocked to learn that 50,000,000 (yes 50 million!) players a MONTH are suckers for a game as lame as Candy Crush Saga. The next most popular title? Dragon City is not even close at a measly 10,000,000 a month. Let’s see where the madness leads…
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Pet Rescue Saga

9 million Facebookers play the game every month, rescuing virtual cats and dogs from virtual pet-killing pounds. If that many people gave a crap about real animals, the problems of feline and canine reproductive organ overpopulation would finally be solved…
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Criminal Case

8.5 million monthly players rise through the ranks from rookie homicide detective to the virtual equivalent of the Chief of Interpol. The real crime? The more than 300 levels hunting for “clues” to crimes even Encyclopedia Brown would laugh at…
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Hay Day

8 million players a month learn how to farm from a SCARECROW. If the game were more realistic, it would be about learning how to collect massive subsidies from the government to NOT grow anything at all. Much better idea…
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Clash Of Clans

Just as many players can’t get enough of a game that essentially amounts to promoting nothing but bloody carnage and class warfare. And, oh yeah, In-Game-Purchases of gold and “magic” elixirs. Buy a bottle of Stoli instead. It’s MUCH more fun…
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Trivia Crack

7 million monthly players can’t get enough of testing their knowledge of topics that can do them absolutely no earthly good. Except for that smug feeling of superiority over other hopelessly addicted culture vultures. After all, it does have Crack in it…
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Words With Friends

Basically a mobile version of Scrabble, WWF rates 6 million players a month, though there’s really nothing friendly about this word game. Just ask Alec Baldwin…
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Texas Hold ‘Em Poker

Over 5 million monthly players battle each other across the table, engaged in a game that is training the next generation of Poker playing, degenerate gamblers willing to lose everything to the house. Including the house…
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Top Eleven Be A Football Manager

5 million players a month pretend to be the manager of a professional football team. The real kicker? It’s (gasp!) a Soccer league…
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Slotomania Slot Machines

2 million players a month learn all the intricacies of sitting in front of a whirring slot machine, good for only one thing in the real world: Bleeding your wallet dry…
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Social Wars

1.5 million Earthlings monthly unite against an alien invasion force, only after learning the necessary combat skills the old fashioned way: By hating all other humans first…
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Dice With Buddies

More than a million monthly players are learning the oldest gambling illness in history: Crapping out at Yahtzee…
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Mall World

A million monthly players (mostly Tween girls) learn future interactive skills well-suited to promote what America is now all about: Shopping for shoes, clothes and makeup…
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StreetRace Rivals

Half a million drooling idiots hone their “street” racing skills, all in the pursuit of one goal: Dying the same fiery “drifting” death as Paul Walker…
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Mafia Wars 2

200,000 players monthly (and climbing) learn what made The Godfather and The Sopranos so much fun: Greed, corruption and the “victimless” crimes of gambling and prostitution. And don’t forget bloody murder!
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And, Finally…

It has to be acknowledged. Twice the population of the US yearly plays perhaps the most brain-dead (and, apparently, most addictive) game in the Facebook universe: Candy Crush Saga. The premise? 80s-era, Centipede action, screen-tapping the crushing of millions of colorful and jingly M&Ms, Lemon Drops and Juju Beans. Ooooh! Look at all the pretty colors. Yay! Progress…
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