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Play Bowling, Darts and Billiards on Android and iPhone

Do you want the best arcade games on your mobile device? Here are the best bowling, darts and billiards games for Android and iPhone

Among the most popular arcade games there are certainly bowling, darts and billiards, always a source of fun among friends when you go to a game room equipped to play this type of games. But if you want to train even when you're not in the game room you can use games designed to make you relive the fun atmosphere of a game room on your smartphone or tablet. This is why I have collected all the best Bowling, Darts and Billiards games that you can install both if you have an Android device and if you have a latest generation Apple device (i.e. iPhone and iPad). All the games that will signal you they can be downloaded for free and in most cases they also offer the possibility of facing opponents in flesh and blood through modalities online multiplayer, so as to put your skills to good use. READ ALSO: Best sports games for Android, iPhone and iPad

Bowling games

Bowling app

Bowling is the most famous room game together with billiards. Just as in reality, even with the apps you have to hit 10 pins with a ball of different weight and shape trying to strike (throw all the pins with a single shot) or spare (throw all the pins with the two shots). Each round is decided by the number of pins dropped and the extra points awarded to those who strike or spare. There are 10 rounds, with the last one providing the chance to make 3 consecutive strikes.

The best apps for playing bowling on Android smartphones and tablets

  • Bowling King: one of the best games available for playing bowling on Android. It allows you to train against artificial intelligence and challenge your friends online in a large number of arenas.
  • Bowling Game 3D FREE: if you are looking for something a little more realistic when you throw the ball you can try this game, which makes graphic accuracy its strong point.
  • PBA Bowling Challenge: the official game of the PBA, that is the Professional Bowlers Association. In this game you can accumulate real experience points and challenge one of the many champions available online, as well as challenge friends and relatives.

The best bowling games available for iPhone and iPad:

  • Action Bowling 2: one of the best games of its kind on iPhone or iPad. You can choose the track and arena to play in, the type and weight of the ball and challenge friends with the local multiplayer.
  • Galaxy Bowling HD: game with very realistic graphics optimized to be played on Retina displays. Various types of competition available and a good choice of balls and tracks.
  • My Bowling 3D: another app that makes pure realism its strong point. The physics of the balls and the falling of the pins are very faithful, for guaranteed fun.
  • PBA Bowling Challenge: the official game of the PBA also present on the iPhone and iPad and (as already seen in the Android version) allows you to accumulate real experience points and challenge one of the many champions available for the online multiplayer game.


darts app

Darts a very popular game in the halls and bars set up with the classic colored target, where the competition is very high if you are good at throwing. The aim of the game is to remove all the predefined points by hitting (for each round with 3 arrows) the targets of different values. The center (Bull-eye) is worth 50 points, while the circle surrounding the center is worth 25 points. The other "segments" have the same value based on the number shown (from 1 to 20). there are two concentric circles (internal and external): hitting the portion of segments in the circles doubles (external circle) or triples (internal circle) the points shown in the specific segment. Compared to the legend that wants the center to target more points, the greatest number of points per round can be done with the triple wedge of 20 (60 points), which for 3 throws means 180 points (compared to 150 of 3 consecutive centers To close the match you must reach 0 (without going bust) by closing the last throw with a center or a double (therefore hitting the outer circle): if you have 50 points remaining you can win by hitting the center, for example if you have 12 points you can win by hitting the outer circle on segment 6 (double).

The best darts games for Android:

  • Darts: this app full of offline and online game modes, to be able to play darts with friends online or practice shooting from your smartphone.
  • Pro Darts 2017: if you are looking for a very realistic game with which to play darts you can try this app, with very fun online multiplayer mode.
  • Darts Match 2: one of the app with the most colorful graphics, which will allow you to play darts to train in shooting.

The best darts games for iPhone and iPad

  • 3D Master Darts: with this game you can play darts on your iPhone or iPad with realistic targets and arrows, with very realistic physics.
  • Pro Darts 2017: the same game already seen for Android available on Apple devices with the same game modes.
  • Darts Free: one of the best games from the point of view of online multiplayer, with many players ready to challenge you.

Billiards games

Billiards app

If you enter a game room you will surely find one or more pool tables. The pool in which the holes are used can be played in two ways (although there are many variations I focus on the most played ones): "ball 15" and " 8 "ball. In 15 ball pool you have to hole all the balls in sequential order (from 1 to 15). The points are calculated on the real value of the balls, always following the order. The "bank" points are the points generated by balls that end up in the hole after touching the regulation ball or the balls pocketed by the white ball after having always touched the regulation ball (the one to be pocketed in order to respect the sequence). In the "8 ball" billiard the first ball that you pocket (or that you pocket the opponent) will decide which balls you will have to pocket: if you pocket a full ball (from 1 to 7 ) you will have to hit only the remaining full balls, if you feed a striped ball (from 9 to 15) you will have to hit only the remaining striped balls.The ball 8 (black ball) must be pocketed only after having thrown all the balls of its series, in the more you must declare the hole where you intend to send it (in some variants only the central hole opposite the shooting hole) .Putting ball 8 before finishing the sequence means losing the game, so be careful of the banks or when you shoot near the ball 8.

After refreshing the regulation for play billiards on Android smartphones you can try these apps:

  • 8 Ball Pool: the simplest app to learn how to play billiards in ball 8.View from the top, banks and ball physics very good and lots of fun with online multiplayer.
  • 3D Billiards: if you are looking for an even more realistic billiards game you can bet on this app, which offers a good graphic and visual level from the cue or from above as needed.
  • Pool – Ball Game: another good app to play multiplayer variations of billiards with friends on the local network or online.

Here is below the billiards apps for iPhone and iPad

  • 8 Ball Pool: the same app already seen on Android, with a higher resolution.
  • Pro Pool 2017: if you are looking for a game of billiards for iPhone with cured graphics and with the possibility of challenging the champions worldwide, you have found the right app for you.
  • Pool Strike: another good app to play billiards in the variants described in this guide. Cartoonesque graphics and speed of action are its strengths.

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