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September 3, 2015

Poll Results: The top 5 types of games played on Lumia

The results are in! We asked you what game genres you play on Lumia and we have your answers. Some surprised us—will they surprise you?

Last week we asked Conversations readers what types of games you play the most on your Lumias. The choices ranged from arcade to strategy, with 15 total genres represented in our poll—not including a write-in “other” category.

With all votes tallied, we’re overjoyed to announce the results. Here are your top five types of games played on Lumia:

Asphalt 8: Airborne
  1. Racing (17%)

Earning 17 percent of the vote, the most popular game genre on Lumia for Conversations readers is racing. These games tend to be fast-paced, often with multiplayer support, and boast some truly spectacular graphics.

There are plenty of choices in this category, too, such as:

CSR Racing

Asphalt 8: Airborne

GT Racing 2: The Real Car Experience

Angry Birds Go!

Minecraft Pocket Edition
Minecraft Pocket Edition
  1. Action/Adventure (14%)

In second place is action/adventure, which is a loose genre that includes games that incorporate story and action elements.

Great choices for Windows Phone include:

Minecraft Pocket Edition

Assassin’s Creed – Altair’s Chronicles HD


  1. Puzzle (12%)

This mobile phone staple ranks number three in our list. It’s a popular choice for players who need a short burst of gameplay coupled with intellectual stimulation.

Top picks include:

Angry Birds Star Wars

Frozen Free Fall

Inside Out Thought Bubbles

Age of Sparta
Age of Sparta
  1. Strategy (11%)

Using your wits and strategy to defeat other players obviously appeals to Conversations readers since you voted strategy your fourth most popular game genre on Lumia phone.

Excellent examples of the genre include:

Age of Sparta

Age of Empires: Castle Siege

Total Conquest

My Talking Angela
  1. Other (10%)

Readers mostly wrote in their own favorite games in this category—or declared that they didn’t play games at all.

“I don’t have enough space for games!!!!” said one reader. Others championed genres like “tower defense” or interactive kids games such as “My Talking Angela“.

Positioned just behind Other in the list was the Endless Runner genre at nine percent of the vote. Examples include “Crossy Road” and “Lara Croft: Relic Run.”

Do you agree with your fellow readers? Let us know which game on Lumia is your all-time favorite in the comments below.