Facebook’s Least Popular Games

I read today that Zynga’s CityVille now has over 100 million monthly active users, making it the most popular game on Facebook, outstripping all the other Zynga games and, of course, every other game in the world.

Eat THAT, World of Warcraft.

Among my own CityVille neighbors are players from Thailand, Japan, China, India and all across Europe. A lot of South America. Its clicky nature is also its biggest strength. Deciding to break the Zynga stranglehold on SimCity variants, I logged on to Steam and bought SimCity 4 and its expansion that lets you go on driving missions in your cities.

I lost an entire day to that game. I have no idea what happened, but I ended the day with three self-sufficient cities — the last built around a really high mountain, just to make things interesting. It had also withstood meteor attacks and a TV robot. Anyway, I really can’t afford to lose entire days. Zynga limits how long you can play CityVille. I love Sim-games too much to actually play them uncut.

Anyway, so if CityVille was Facebook’s most POPULAR game… what is Facebook’s LEAST popular game? A game that is played by at least one person, that is — there are hundreds of FB games nobody plays.

These are actual, real Facebook games. Clearly there’s a pretty low barrier to entry. So if you’ve ever wanted to be a game developer, well, could you be the next Izal Aya from the Indonesian Hacker Team!

What’s YOUR favorite unpopular Facebook game??? Check them out here!

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One thought on “Facebook’s Least Popular Games”

  1. I haven’t played any Facebook games, and I have no plans to do so. I did, however, buy Civilization Revolution for the XBox last night. Gotta break Zynga!

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