Top mobile games in Kenya in 2020

Mobile gaming is without a doubt the most popular trend in the world at the moment. Mobile games have expanded in quality and popularity ever since the first games appeared on Nokia devices back in the early 2000s. Since then, the mobile gaming market has become a huge revenue creator, bringing jobs and tax revenue to countries all around the world. Not just this, the quality of mobile games is almost on a par with what console games can offer. This ensures that it’s going to keep grabbing the attention of players across Kenya for a long time to come. We’ve taken a look at some of the top mobile games that Kenyan players are playing right now, so keep reading to discover the best titles on the market.

Candy Crush Saga

 It might be an old classic, but there are some important reasons why Candy Crush Saga is still so popular with Kenyan players. Firstly, it works on pretty much any device – from your top of the range Sony Xperia to an old Android that was passed down to you. This means it is accessible for almost any Kenyan player out there. Secondly, it’s frustratingly simple. It’s easy to get started and the enjoyable and inventive puzzles will keep you coming back for more.

Among Us

 What is there to say about this game? It’s taken the whole world by storm, not just Kenya. It’s a simple premise. A collection of players must carry out some tasks on a spaceship, but one or two of them are imposters. Players must find the imposter without choosing the non-imposters. It might sound simple, and that’s because it is, but it’s incredibly addictive and has some really innovative gameplay mechanics. This is one of the most important and enjoyable games on mobile at the moment. If you want to try something a little bit different from other mobile games, then Among Us is a great choice. Lots of players in Kenya are enjoying it right now, so why not join them?

Temple Run

This is another classic mobile game. It’s one of the biggest earners out there and has brought in a whole host of mobile money. However, it’s more than just a money maker. This game actually has a huge amount of fun to it. It might seem like just a simple infinite running game, but it adds fantastic graphics and some neat features to really make it stand out. That’s why it managed to beat off competition from so many other similar games, such as Subway Surfer and even a Mario infinite runner game. It might be getting old now, but it’s still a classic and is a great way to kill some time.

Online casino games

 Online casino games are some of the most popular games there are. Not only do they offer players the opportunity to win real money, but they are also highly engaging and enjoyable. In fact, online casino games have improved in quality at almost the same rate as console games. It means that if you’re able to find the best online casinos on your mobile device then you will have access to some absolutely top-class mobile games.


 Plain and simple wordplay – that’s what this game offers. It makes it easy for players to kill a bit of time by finishing off the word puzzles that are on offer. While it doesn’t tend to offer anything new or innovative, it has more than enough to keep players coming back for more, with the added bonus of stimulating the brain. So, when players spend a bit of time playing Wordscapes, they know that they will be doing their brains some good at the same time.

Score! Match 

Score! Match is one of the games in the Score! series. It takes players into a world of their own football team. Here they get to be the captain of the team and then build the highest-quality side around them. Each match is played against another human opponent, with prizes awarded for winners. It has simple controls and decent graphics. What makes it so appealing is that you can keep playing for as long as you like, there’s no need to wait for energy to charge back up. You can just start playing and keep going until you want to do something else. It really is as simple as that. Kenyan players love the simplicity of this game, combined with the joy of scoring incredible goals.

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Raf'ael is an influencer on matters Kenya and digital. Living in Nairobi Kenya, he likes coffee when it is cold.

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