Chromecast is a media center that turns your TV into smart. In addition to playing videos and music, Google’s dongle can also mirror the screen of your smartphone, tablet or computer. Another interesting feature is the possibility of playing on the big screen using both displays.
Check out top 10 games that you can play via Google Chromecast.
- Just Dance Now
Just Dance is a dance game franchise that became popular on the consoles and won a mobile version: Just Dance Now. The app is free and requires a constant Internet connection – when you select a song to dance, other players can join you.
The title is one that requires the use of Chromecast. While the device (cellphone or tablet running Android 4.4 or higher) captures your movements, music plays on your TV. The game starts with a limited number of coins, giving the user few options for dancing. To gain access to the complete playlist, you can purchase the game’s VIP pass.
- Fire Team
Fire Team is a game that can work on both the Chromecast and the phone or tablet, with different versions. Of similar proposal to the classic Bomberman, the game has four modes and allows up to six players in each room. The goal is to destroy all opponents by cornering them with their bombs.
When playing the game on the big screen, the device displays the action, menu, joystick and “pump” controls. To download, the device must have system Android 4.1 or higher, and the title is free in the Play Store.
- Alien Invaders
Alien Invaders is another game that resembles a classic: Space Invaders. The idea is to prevent the fleets of alien ships from reaching the base of your screen. The player can move his ship sideways and shoot to destroy the invaders as fast as possible. When mirrored on TV, the smartphone screen (Android 4.0 or higher) displays only the controls. The title, free to download in the Play Store, also allows the user to play with six other people in cooperative mode.
- Motion Tennis Cast
The Motion Tennis Cast is an interesting option for those who do not want to sit still while playing. In this case, the smartphone (Android 4.2 or higher) turns into a racket, and to hit the ball you have to simulate the movements – like the old Wii or Kinect games. Therefore, it’s interesting to look for some accessory that helps you hold the phone firmly before you start playing.
- Risk: Global Domination
The game of board arrives in a mobile version that allows to gather players and to reproduce the battle by territories in a mirrored screen. If you do not know the dynamics of Risk, it is about conquering the territories dominated by your opponents according to the proposed objectives. Allowing up to six players to meet in the matches, Risk: Global Domination is a party game option that can be very interesting to play with friends. The app is free to download and run on Android 4.4+ systems.
- Tower Construction 3D
Tower Construction 3D is a free game with the aim of building large buildings controlling equipment such as cranes and other machines. For this, it is necessary to observe the climatic conditions and to be attentive to the gravity. The game features not only support for Chromecast but also brings a virtual reality mode.
The 3D graphics of the title and realistic physics complete the game package, which is also multiplayer. When mirrored to a screen, the smartphone (Android 4.4 or higher) displays the machine controls and the connected screen displays the construction to be performed.
- Monopoly Here And Now
Monopoly is another game that has left the board for the application. The objective is to bankrupt your opponents by acquiring as many properties as possible, similar to Monopoly. In Monopoly, a TV with Chromecast turns into a great board for you to play with your friends. The title is available for free download on phones and tablets with Android system 4.4 or higher.
- Scrabble Blitz
Scrabble Blitz is a game reminiscent of traditional game shows on TV. The goal is to spell as many words as possible within a certain period of time – at each word, a point. It is also possible to play with other people, as long as they also have the game installed. The app is free and is available for versions of Android 2.3.4 or higher. Remember that the game only recognizes words in English.
- Deer Hunter
Deer Hunter is a hunting and fishing simulator that allows the user to explore various locations of the scene in a kind of FPS. When mirrored on the large screen, the mobile device works to control the map navigation and perform the commands. The game does not require Chromecast, but your phone or tablet (Android 3.0+) must be connected to the Internet in any way. The title is free to download and is available on the Play Store.
- Angry Birds Go!
Angry Birds Go! is a kind of Mario Kart in the version of the birds. The idea is to face your friends in colorful races on the big screen. The tracks are mostly short, leading to faster matches. The game supports up to two players, as long as both have the app installed on their devices (Android 4.1 or higher). The game is available to download for free in the Play Store.