Facebook Messenger Is Now A Gaming Hub

Distraction Level 10000000

There are countless ways we can ignore and ghost people now; WhatsApp, Snapchat, Instagram DM’s, iPhone IM, Android IM and of course Facebook Messenger, who doesn’t get a shiver when we see that red dot show up on the horizontal lightning bolt chat icon thing?


We’re wordy here at loaded

Facebook has upped the ante this week, yesterday they launched a new cross-platform experience called “Instant Games” which can now be found on their messenger and Facebook news feed for both mobile and web. 

According to a statement from our Facebook overlords: “This new games experience allows people to easily discover, share, and play games without having to install new apps.”

It can be found through a new game-controller icon below the message box bit.

“Featuring score-based games, leaderboards, and group thread conversations to challenge and compete against anyone on Messenger.”

Some of the 17 games you can play include:



Space Invaders


Request for Kirby, please add Kirby to the mix.

Goodbye job, hello high Galaga scores. 

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