Online gaming is now more popular than ever among women. The following are a handful of great online games designed to appeal to women’s tastes.

Candy Crush Saga

A recent study by the Washington Post found that a whopping 59 percent of Candy Crush Saga downloads are done by women.

You play the game by matching three or more pieces of candy of the same colour on a game board. Matched candies are then eliminated and replaced with new ones.

Dragon Age: Inquisition

Dragon Age: Inquisition is one of the most common video games to play when bored and is also quite popular among women.

The game is set in the Orlesian Empire, where you create your own empire and engage in various battles.

Players create their own characters and customise their characteristics, abilities, and appearance.

Pokémon GO

In Pokémon GO, players search for PokéStops in real-life places, such as shops, neighbourhoods, streets, historical locations, and other landmarks. When there’s a Pokémon nearby, your phone vibrates.

You then hurl a virtual ball (Poké Ball) at the Pokémon before it escapes.

Just Dance

Just Dance provides an all-in-one platform for having fun, exercising, and playing games – the ultimate antidote for boredom.

You use your controls to physically mimic various dance moves choreographed to your favourite tunes, which unlocks different icons and emblems.

Cake Shop 2

Cake Shop 2 is extremely popular among women from all over the world. In this game, you assume the role of a pastry chef, baking and selling as many cakes as possible.

This game is great for improving hand-eye coordination, with numerous customers flooding your counter and placing orders for different types of cakes.

All these games are free to play and come with in-app options for even better experiences. All of them are optimized for both Android and Apple smartphones.