The year is about to end and you know that means everyone will be sharing their top 10, top 20, and top 100 lists of 2019 for everything from “As Seen On TV” gadgets, to the top marketing trends for 2020. It’s a month of lists and we wanted in on the business.
We have a lot of games that were built using both Cocos2d-x and Cocos Creator this year. We can’t highlight all of them, but we have time to share a few that were outstanding both for the western market and in China.
#1 Pokémon Masters
DeNA has been using Cocos products for years and Nintendo has been a big fan of Cocos2d-x with both Fire Emblem: Heroes and Magikarp Jump being used for Cocos2d-x. This year DeNA built the smash hit Pokemon Masters and was the hottest new game of the summer. It’s already in many mobile gamers’ top 10s for the year and definitely our #1.
#2 AFK Arena
Lilith Games has taken the idle game genre and moved it to the next level with their game. You create your own hero guild and take it on an adventure while playing or anytime with its idle gameplay system. Many love the art style as well as the game playing on its own when they are busy with life.
#3 Cooking Friends
Build your own farm, collect ingredients and make some amazing food with this Gameloft game. Cooking Friends is one of the first games made with Cocos Creator by the Vietnam company and has a lot of the depth you want in a relaxing farming game.
Play now on Facebook and Facebook Messenger.
#4 Animal Canteen
“Animal Canteen” is a restaurant simulation mini-game, with a fresh and aesthetically pleasing look. Players need to choose an address to build a restaurant, unlock recipes, collect high-quality furniture decoration, make your restaurant style more unique and eye-pleasing and make dishes to suit your guests’ taste to attract more animals to come here.
Play now on WeChat by searching for the Chinese game name (动物餐厅) in Discover->Mini Programs section.
#5 Wilderness Diary
“Wilderness Diary” is an adventure text game. Human beings face a crisis due to infectious diseases, and the population is sharply reduced. The game refers to the eight virtues of humility, honesty, compassion, valor, justice, sacrifice, honor, and spirituality, and tells the story of surviving humans in this wild world in order to survive.
Play now on WeChat by searching for the Chinese game （荒野日记） name in Discover->Mini Programs section.
#6 Brawl Stars
“Brawl Stars” is a real-time team battle PK game. Think of a simplified League of Legends or King of Glory. Choose heroes like Son Gokū, Thor, Diaochan and so on. The way you fight against others and with your team is very interesting, especially allowing you to send messages to friends to help you fight together all within WeChat.
Play now on WeChat by searching for the Chinese game name （乱斗之星） in Discover->Mini Programs section.
#7 Don’t Push the Tower
“Don’t Push the Tower” is a kind of strategy tower defense game. The game is very special. It breaks the original game of paladin and creates a brand-new strategy tower defense game. Players can choose different professions and learn the secrets of various powerful sects, feel the unique tower defense war, meet many beautiful girls and build reasonable formation to help you better win the game.
Play now on WeChat by searching for the Chinese game name （道士别推塔） in Discover->Mini Programs section.
#8 Dreams Of Star
“Dreams of Star” is an action-like puzzle game, which is recognized for its creative game design, great art, great music, and more. The game has your player catching a special star found at each level. But with the many puzzles placed in front of you, you’ll need to use the special powers that allow you to make copies of yourself. By creating a clone of yourself during different actions, your clone will either stand still, keep walking, or jump up to new heights. WeChat selected the game as one of its “WeChat Creative Games” this year.
Play now on WeChat by searching for the Chinese game name （星星的天空之梦） in Discover->Mini Programs section.
“Ekans,” is a mix between the classic mobile games “Snake” and “Sokoban” having your snake move around a puzzle, trying to solve it. The game scored a 9.4 on the site, and the creative gameplay was loved and recognized by Chinese players.
The production team decided to port the game to the WeChat mini-game platform allowing for a much more creative but straightforward gameplay style. Using the original Chinese style art that combined paper and shadow play, the game style is quite new and passed the first batch of creative games certified for being on the WeChat platform.
Play now on WeChat by searching for the Chinese game name （蛇它虫） in Discover->Mini Programs section.
#10 Flying Ball 3D
This game follows many endless runners by controlling a ball that’s falling down a hole. The game is a fun fast and simple game that lets you win coins to change your ball and allows for multiplayer competition with your Facebook friends.
Available on Facebook and Facebook Messanger.