Publication date December 20, 2023

13 Mobile games that will help you relax after a hectic day at work

Our mobile phones today have become an extension of our lives. They are no longer just a device that you use when you want to get in touch with someone. Today our mobile phones hold our lives in them. Our phones are a source of information, they entertain us when we want and they can also give us the much-needed relaxation we need after a hectic day of work. How do you ask? Well just download the games mentioned below and you’ll be set for a relaxing and fun evening. 

Monument Valley

Monument valley a mobile that will help you relax

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Monument Valley has one of the most gorgeous art styles which you will find very calming. And if you enjoy solving puzzles then this game is for you. This game has the perfect balance between great puzzles, beautiful art design, and a soothing soundtrack. And the game has a surprisingly good storyline that will keep you intrigued throughout your entire gameplay. Not to forget about the beautiful world the developers have created that you can just soak up. Monument Valley is a perfect game to play after a hectic day of work.


2048 a relaxing mobile game

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If numbers are your thing then 2048 is the perfect game for you. 2048 is puzzler meets a strategy game. The game might look simple at the first glance but once you play the game more and more you realize the strategy behind it. All you have to do is move numbered tiles on a grid to seek the magical number 2048. As I mentioned before, don't be fooled by the game’s simple approach. But all things considered, there is nothing better than finally reaching the magical sum.


Osmos a relaxing mobile game

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The next title on your list has music that will calm you down and soothe your soul. If you are looking for a mobile game that will take you to a transcendent state of mind then Osmos is the game for you. The gameplay is simple, you are floating in the vast space and your goal is to consume anything smaller than you. What could be more serene than floating in the never ending space with music in your ears that just fill you up with warmth


Finch a relaxing mobile game

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Finch is a caretaker game and there is a reason I personally love playing this game. But before delving into that let me tell you a bit about the game first. Finch is all about taking care of your virtual pet. But why I love the game is because your caregiving routine can also be a self-care bullet journal. The love and care I put into my virtual pet also affect my daily mood. I have found that Finch helps me better process my thoughts and emotions. And if you want a mobile game that will keep you relaxed and in a good mood then you can try out Finch.


Life can be stressful but you cannot just take out the parts that stress us out. But Prune will let you do exactly that. In Prune, you can take out anything that does not work for you and keep only the things that do. Don’t you wish life was that simple? And if you are anything like me you will find Prune’s minimalist approach very therapeutic.

Alto’s Odyssey

Alto's Odyssey relaxing mobile game

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It is just not possible for me to make a list of mobile games and not put an endless runner on the list. And Alto’s Odyssey might be the most relaxing one. Armed with great visuals and calm music you will be grinding on ropes, Doing backflips, and jumping on hot air balloons to achieve a higher score each time. Alto’s Odyssey lets you just lay back and enjoy fun gameplay with soothing music playing in your ears.

Neko Atsume: Kitty Collector

This game is exactly what the title of the game says, you try to collect cats. But how do you go about doing that? Just fill up your virtual backyard with beds, toys, and food, and then wait for your furry little friends. The best part of this game is you don’t have to play it regularly. Just pop in the game whenever you feel like it and check out your furry friends. Your goal is simply to fill up your catbook with all kinds of different kitties. I’m pretty sure after a tough day at work you will love to go back to this game and spend some quality time with your friends.

Tsuki's Odyssey

Tsuki's Odyssey

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Well, these days, it’s hard to even merely sit back and relax, but a mobile game like Tsuki’s Odyssey makes it super easy to feel an overall sense of calm, just like a guided meditation session. In this game, you help cute Tsuki take part in fun activities, and purchase items like furniture, and even farm carrots. Join this sweet little rabbit, as he continues his journey for the precious game, Tsuki Adventure. The game has a lovely theme to it, and you will feel fully engrossed in the storyline, appealing visuals, adorable characters, as well as little details. And what else you would look for in a calming mobile game? 

 I Love Hue Too

I Love Hue Too

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I Love Hue Too is a new game adaptation after I Love Hue. The game is possibly one of the most interesting and beautiful mobile games out there. Aside from being incredibly stunning and calming, I Love Hue Too also tests your logic and skill. The game requires you to swap and arrange each of the colored tiles in the correct order to successfully complete the levels. You may be thinking that this is a game you’ll get tired of quickly, but interestingly it’s quite the opposite with almost 2,000 levels that aren’t too challenging but are sure to keep you busy. Moreover, I Love Hue Too includes a soothing soundtrack, making it the perfect game to play when you just want to be relaxed and create artwork. 



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Similar to I Love Hue Too, Energy is an easy-to-play game that doesn't feel too challenging, but it’s visually appealing and relaxing. And the best part of this game is how little effort it takes to play. To play Energy, all you need to do is tap to rotate the loops from one side of the puzzle to the other which then finishes the circuits and illuminates it. The game comes with hundreds of different levels that you can play continuously until you reach an almost zen-like state. Additionally, there are special Spark Cards to multiply your score and new daily challenges that you have to complete 

within a certain period. The good news, once you finish all the challenges for the entire month, you'll even receive a trophy to add to your trophy room!

Dear My Cat

Dear My Cat

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There’s something special about sweet mobile cat games that boost your mood and relieve stress. Dear My Cat is another great relaxing game that is super simple to play but never becomes boring at any point. This mobile game aims to create and decorate your unique island for your cats, but of course, there’s so much more to it. For instance, you can dress your cat friends in unique accessories and unlock other animals like a dog, whale, or raccoon. And when you just want to chill out, watch the charming kitties go about their business and take part in their favorite daily activities. 

 Zen Koi 

 Zen Koi

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Zen Koi is a unique mobile game with stunning graphics and tranquil background music. This game aims to be pretty clever, level up your koi fish by eating other smaller fish until it takes on the final dragon form. You can collect hundreds of different types of elegant koi fish. You can even play this with a partner and create other unique and rare breeds of fish. Jen Koi like any other game on this list easy to understand as well as play, all you have to do is top the screen to play. The game is overall relaxing, stylish, and calming, yet quite addictive. 



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If you love gardening and want to grow a gorgeous garden but lack a green thumb, You absolutely should try playing Terrarium. It is a relaxing but fun mobile game where you can grow your very own virtual garden (terrarium). This basic idle game allows players to grow a variety of funky indoor plants like a Chinese money plant, weeping fig, maidenhair fern, and pine bonsai. As you move forward, your plants grow and change, resulting in them producing more oxygen. More oxygen means you level up, now you’ll have new plants and will be able to add new shelves and decor. Even though Terrarium requires very little effort, you can still have fun customizing your plant pots and using boosters like intensive watering, fertilizer, and repellent.

Final Thoughts 

Sometimes tech feels like a burden, especially your smartphone, which often ends up stressing you out more than relaxing you. But, by playing relaxing mobile games, you can successfully use your phone to get the relaxation you need. When life seems too much to handle, or just want to play a game that is not competitive in any way, turn to these 13 mobile games.

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