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Not so long ago, we were mostly used to games designed by foreign developers, but today we now have our homegrown games produced by talented developers, who aim to create entertainment for the Nigerian market.

If you in search of such games, look no further as we have compiled a list of some of them below

Keke On The Run 2

The craze for runner games started some years back when games like Temple Run, Subway Surfers, and the likes came on board. Now we have one by Nigerians that is not only visually engaging but also celebrates the Nigerian culture in many ways. Keke On The Run has 2, has you driving through various obstacles and winning coins as you do so. One of the most intriguing aspects of the game is the African theme sound you can hear playing at the background. With over 1000 downloads and decent ratings, you can tell the game is worth giving a shot.

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Aboki Run

Aboki Run, another game likable to Temple Run and Subway Surfers is an “endless runner” game designed by Maliyo Games – Nigeria’s premier mobile gaming startups. This is definitely one game to look out for because of its beautiful interface and interesting theme that can keep you hooked for days. The game sees you helping three friends, Danjuma, Gbenga, and Chinedu find their way through their ancestral home. Assigned with this task, you will be running endlessly through the dark caves and forests, amassing coins and cowries, and disrupting ‘Owambe” parties just to escape the danger lurking behind. Aboki Run has hundreds of decent reviews on Google play store and has been downloaded multiple times. Click here to download it.

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According to Yoruba folklore, an Orisha is a supernatural being that embodies the supreme divinity of the deity Eledumare also known as Olorun. Adapted from this belief, “Orisha” is also a game designed by Nigerian mobile-game production company, Gamesole, for lovers of African folklore and myths. The game has so many engaging levels as well as attractive visuals. Click here to download it

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Gidi Run

Another “endless runner” game by Gamesole, Gidi Run is set on the streets of Lagos where you get to play as a policeman, bus conductor, and even a Danfo. The game also has a championship mode that allows you compete against your Facebook friends. Click here to download it. All you have to do is avoid getting hit by trucks and buses and you’re safe.

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This article was first published on 12th February 2019


My name is Samuel Okoruwa. I am an ardent researcher, reading is life and writing is fun.

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