All smartphone applications downloaded daily for Android And iOS , a considerable portion is made up of the games category. Faced with so much competition, some developers resort to famous athletes not only to promote their titles, but also to participate as protagonist – often with quite interesting results. Check out this 9 list some of the best games starring athletes ever released.
Neymar Jr. Quest
Following the classic formula of matching elements (similar to Candy Crush), Neymar Jr. Quest is not only a puzzle starring Team 10, but the game’s visuals are designed by cartoonist – the creator of Group of the Mônica. Available for Android and iOS, the game offers challenges for all ages people.
The first game starring world surfing champion Gabriel Medina was released for Android in late July 2017 and planned to reach iOS the following month. With 11 different beaches for the player to venture, the game had the accompaniment of the athlete himself during his development.Android Version
Cristiano Ronaldo Kick’n’Run
The iOS and Android game Cristiano Ronaldo Kick’n’Run puts the Portuguese ace of Real Madrid to run through the streets of a city while avoiding obstacles. At the same time, the player can also use his skill with the soccer ball to hit targets along the way and open new paths.
Ronaldo & Hugo: Superstar Skaters
Before Kick’n’Run, however, Cristiano Ronaldo had already participated in another mobile game which was quite successful in the 90s. In the game for Android and iOS, the pair must escape the paparazzi in an escape Hallucinated by the city. For this, they can use diverse equipments that include from a skateboard even a wingsuit.
Ronaldinho Super Dash
In Ronaldinho Super Dash, for iOS, fans of the Brazilian who shone in Barcelona can control the idol in a game of the “infinite corridor” game full of obstacles and full of coins to collect and increase their score.iOS Version
Bob Burnquist’s Dreamland
Before the football stars, one of the first Brazilians to have a mobile game launched himself was skateboarder Bob Burnquist. In the game released for Android and iOS, the player takes control of the athlete while he performs maneuvers in his dreamland, with exclusive clues created by Burnquist himself.
ShaqDown, released in 2013 for Android and iOS, shows that the basketball player has kept an eye on trends with his platform game in which he needs to defeat hordes of mutant zombies.
Rushin ‘Paris is an interesting game in the “infinite corridor” style. In it, the team bus is stuck in traffic and, so as not to be late for the next match, players like David Luiz and Edinson Cavani are expected to race through the streets of Paris. Available for Android and iOS, the game not only offers a large cast of players but also allows to evolve the attributes of each.
Temple Run 2
Although not exactly starring an athlete, Temple Run 2, available for Android, iOS and Windows Phone , has Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt as one of his unlockable characters. After all, in a game where you need to run for your life, who better than the fastest man in the world to ensure the best result?