What I’ve Got: 2048

This game is desirable because it is simply designed, easy to understand, and satisfying to play. People have gotten addicted to this game (and spinoff versions, such as Doge 2048: doge2048.com/) because watching tiles collapse together relieves their stress and watching their scores get better makes them feel accomplished. Since everyone has heard of the game by now, it has also gotten very competitive – those who can get the desirable 2048 tile might feel like they’re in an elite club of mathematical brilliants.