Man, it seems like everyone's playing that game nowadays.
Also, if you have the conversational texting skills of a brick wall (you don't offer any of your own information and repeatedly ask generic, open-ended questions - "how are you?" and "what are you doing?"), then people will ditch you to play a video game. Sorry, but it's true.
Remember the Bearded Dragon who played the app game Ant Crusher? Here's an African Bull Frog doing the same, except he's much less patient with people who trick him into eating fake digital insects. The best part is 20 seconds in.