What are the best Android games?

asked by Ebrahiem Bekko
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  1. 44

    #1Crashlands

    Crashlands

    Crashlands is an adventure role-playing and crafting game created by Butterscotch Shenanigans. It is a game where players take the role of a trucker trying to survive on different planets. It won Gamezebo's Game of the Year award in 2016.

    Games

    Android, iOS, Mac, Windows

    $6.99

    Joyce Hill
    Written on April 25, 2019
    "The graphics and story are very unique I love it! It's a great original android game for kids or adults that you could play for hours. I actually enjoy the monster attacks"
  2. 42

    #2Minecraft: Pocket Edition

    Minecraft: Pocket Edition

    Minecraft Pocket Edition is an action and adventure game offered by Mojang. This game features a multiplayer option for up to 4 friends. It is available on Android and iOS 8.0 or later and compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

    Games

    Amazon, Android, iOS, Android

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    Philip Vargas
    Written on April 25, 2019
    "I was actually looking for games like pubg for android and this is so different but I liked it. The gameplay is relaxing, no pressure but sooo addicting 💪"
  3. 42

    #3Pokémon GO

    Pokémon GO
    Pokémon GO is a free Pokémon game for Android and iOs devices. The game requires the player to actually move around in order to catch Pokemon. Visit PokeStops and Gym to discover rare Pokemon.
    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Teresa Roberts
    Written on April 25, 2019
    "Now I know why so many people are addicted to this. This is currently my favorite Android game and I play this all the time wherever I go. Exploring places is a lot better while collecting Pokemons 😉"

DID YOU KNOW?

Did you know that Nvidia's CEO claimed that he expects every person on the planet to be eventually become a gamer? Well, to be fair, it is undeniably true that Android phones are taking over the gaming industry. Gone are the days of home-based consoles and computer-based games, mobile gaming is on fire. Actually, not just mobile gaming but hardcore gaming. Thanks to the emergence of smartphones. Remember the annoying yet addictive game Angry Birds? How about the seemingly endless stages of Candy Crush? And of course, the game that made you get up from the bed, go outside and stroll the city to catch your favorite Pokemon--the Pokemon Go.

Yet, just when everyone else thought Android games have reached their full potential, hardcore games dominated the chart. Several new smartphones that are specifically designed for gaming are the true game changers. These smartphones have powerful processors, high-definition display, and long battery life. With these powerful specifications and the help of game booster apps for Android, gaming experience has never been this intense. Take note, they weren't built just for Candy Crush or Angry Birds--they are perfect for hardcore playing! Hardcore games refer to graphically intensive with deeper gameplay. Among the most popular are Shadowgun Legends, Vainglory, and of course, the famous PUBG mobile. Well, almost everyone is anticipating Fornite to come soon to Android. Just tune in to some trusted Android gaming news sites for an update on the upcoming games.

  1. 40

    #4Riptide GP: Renegade

    Riptide GP: Renegade
    Riptide GP: Renegade is a futuristic racing game available for both Android and iOS as well as Xbox One and PC. Players have to drive high-tech motorized vehicles across illegal courses. The game features a career mode and multiplayer.
    Games

    Android, iOS, Xbox One, Windows

    $2.99

    Donald Nichols
    Written on April 25, 2019
    "This game is really fun to play in Xbox but it sucks on Android or even iOS... It has poor controls. I often drop my phone while playing coz you basically need all 4 fingers for tricks etc"
  2. 37

    #5Dead Trigger

    Dead Trigger

    Dead Trigger is a free-to-play first-person shooter game. The World has collapsed with hordes of bloodthirsty zombies, You must secure supplies, Save other survivors, explore the city and uncover the truth in this FPS action game.

    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    María Luisa Rivas
    Written on April 25, 2019
    "This game is like PUBG but 5x better! The graphics especially with the zombies are awesome! I also like how you can save other survivors"
  3. 37

    #6Monument Valley 2

    Monument Valley 2

    Monument Valley is a puzzle game where the players will guide a mother and her child as they embark on a journey through magical architecture. They can discover pathways and try to solve puzzles and learn the secrets of the Sacred Geometry.


    Games

    Amazon, iOS, Android

    Check price

    Xu Pan
    Written on April 25, 2019
    "Monument Valley 2 is not so far from the first game and I would totally recommend this to kids! The gameplay will allow them to practice their analytic skills. Kudos to this mobile game ❤️️"
  4. 34

    #7The Room Three

    The Room Three

    The Room Three is a puzzle game developed by Fireproof Games. It features a pick-up-and-play design, intuitive touch controls, intriguing puzzles, and more. Players need to rotate and zoom to discover hidden clues.

    Games

    Android, iOS

    $3.99

    Amy Welch
    Written on April 25, 2019
    "This is the best puzzle game that I've tried on my Android so far... the puzzles are really challenging and they have different kinds so you won't get tired of them 👍"
  5. 34

    #8The Battle of Polytopia

    The Battle of Polytopia

    The Battle of Polytopia is a turn-based strategic adventure game developed by Midjiwan AB. Users can pick and choose among different tribes and wander and explore the sark cold forests of Barduria.

    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Linda Reed
    Written on April 25, 2019
    "If you like playing Minecraft, this is another world of blocks that you will like ✌️ It's a strategy game so you'll be needing achievements in order to unlock the tribes"
  6. 33

    #9Chrono Trigger

    Chrono Trigger

    Chrono Trigger, the critically acclaimed Japanese role-playing game, was developed by Square team studio and released for the first time in 1995. In a nutshell, you have to dive here into time travel quests, immersed in a world drawn by Akira Toriyama. 

    Games

    iOS, Android, Windows, Super Nintendo

    $9.99

    Andrew Walters
    Written on April 25, 2019
    "The Original was already good and I never knew I needed this update. The moves and combos are smooth and the graphics and sound are really nice for a mobile game "
  7. 30

    #10This War of Mine

    This War of Mine
    This War of Mine is a survival game developed by 11-bit studios. This simulation game is where you have to manage the shelter, resources, and survivors through scavenging and crafting.
    Games

    Windows, Android, iOS, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    $19.99

    Hemant Rathore
    Written on April 25, 2019
    "It's cool that developers of this game really made it possible to play it in almost all platforms from Windows. mobile, PS4, Xbox... "
  8. 29

    #11Vainglory

    Vainglory

    VainGlory is a mobile MOBA developed by Super Evil Megacorp and is currently available for both Apple and Android. This PvP game has fast-paced, 20-min matches with intuitive precision controls.

    Games

    Android, iOS, Windows, Mac

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Moisés Peña
    Written on April 25, 2019
    "I can't believe this is a mobile game? I expected this kind of gameplay to be for PCs but Vainglory actually pulled it off. It's a really competitive game with stunning visuals and controls"
  9. 27

    #12Unkilled

    Unkilled

    Unkilled is a free multiplayer zombie survival by MADFINGER Games. Based in New York City, players pick 5 different characters and try to fight the walking dead. It allows lots of gamepad controllers.

    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Óscar Suárez
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "The game was probably one of the best on mobile for a time. The last update really killed the game, the developers are just to slow now to fix even minor problems."
  10. 24

    #13Out There: Omega Edition

    Out There: Omega Edition
    Out There: Omega Edition is a strategy game developed by Mi- Clos Studio. In this game, you are an astronaut who recently awakened from cryonics, set in an unknown part of the galaxy,  and upgrading your ship.
    Games

    Android, iOS

    $3.99

    Israel Osorio
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "Cool, Sci Fi adventure game, with a dark twist. You really have to use your head with this one and think about what you are doing. Use your resources carefully."
  11. 23

    #14Space Marshals

    Space Marshals

    Space Marshals is a science fiction "Wild West" adventure video game. This tactical shooter puts you in the place of a hunter for dangerous fugitives after a catastrophic prison break. It features a variety of available gears and weapons.

    Games

    Android, iOS

    $4.99

    Craig Daniels
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "A great way to kill time is Space Marshals. Great game for the Android."
  12. 22

    #15Plague Inc.

    Plague Inc.

    Plague Inc. is a simulation game that requires strategic skills and revolves around the idea of survival of the fittest. Player's aim is to put an end to human history by infecting a disease and eventually make it a plague.

    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    George Ramirez
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "Plague Inc. was one of my favorite games on PC so to finally have a mobile version is awesome. This game is surprisingly fun and has far more depth than you would normally expect to find in a mobile version of a game."
  13. 20

    #16Eternium

    Eternium
    Eternium is a mobile action RPG that features easy tap and motion controls. Developed by Making Fun, Inc., this game lets the player become a mage, warrior or bounty hunter while wielding a sword, ax, staff or gun. 
    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Ronald Meyer
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "The best RPG I've played on my phone and one I would recommend to any fantasy fan. The controls are very well done, the overall game play is thrilling and the story has a depth that kept me engaged all the way through. "
  14. 19

    #17Sky Dancer

    Sky Dancer
    Sky Dancer is a running game developed by TOPEBOX. In this game, you have to run and jump across cliffs, flying islands and other obstacles. The game has simple gameplay and a minimalistic style.
    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Richard Simpson
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "Sky Dancer Run is an running and obstacle game for android. It provides a gorgeous aesthetic various levels offering countless hours of entertainment for the gamer on the go. "
  15. 17

    #18Shadow Fight 2

    Shadow Fight 2

    Shadow Fight 2 is an offline combat game developed by NEKKI. It is full of Martial Arts techniques, weapons, and armors you can equip your character with. It has six different worlds you have to unlock as you level up.

    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Vincent Spencer
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "An interesting little fighting game. It has some very smooth animations and takes a bit of skill to get good at the game. There are several unique characters each with their own weapons and combat techniques. Give it a try."
  16. 15

    #19Kingdom Rush

    Kingdom Rush

    Kingdom Rush is a real-time single-player tower defense game developed by Ironhide Game Studio. Published by Armor Games and originally released on July 28, 2011, it is the first of third games in the Kingdom Rush game series.

    Games

    Web, Android, Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS

    Free

    Diane Harvey
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "One of the best games for Android is Kingdom Rush. It is an epic journey in which you defend your kingdom from Orcs, Trolls, Evil Wizards and other monsters. You can find and download the game on Google Play."
  17. 14

    #20Knights of Pen & Paper 2

    Knights of Pen & Paper 2

    Knights of Pen & Paper 2 is a RPG that centers its gameplay around tabletop gaming. The player controls the party and is also the game master, so you have to make sure that your squad is ready to face every challenge.

    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Brandon Gardner
    Written on May 6, 2018
    "If you enjoy RPG games on your phone then you've got to try this one. It's the best of it's genre that I've tried and I've tried a lot of them."
  18. 12

    #21Mushroom 11

    Mushroom 11

    Mushroom 11 is a puzzle game app for Android and iOS devices developed by Untame. In a ruined world, there is a strange lifeform, you have to help it survive. It has also a left-handed mode for all players.

    Games

    Android, iOS

    $4.99

    Jordan Fields
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "I was pleasantly surprised by how much I liked this game. If you are a fan of the game "Unravel" then you will love this. It's got puzzle-like elements as well as beautiful graphics and sounds. I have been tinkering with "Mushroom 11" on my lunch breaks all week long!"
  19. 10

    #22RollerCoaster Tycoon

    RollerCoaster Tycoon

    RollerCoaster Tycoon is a simulation game for iOS and Android devices developed by Atari, Inc. It allows players to build multiple parks in different environments in this game, where they will be able to customize your park creating rivers, lakes and more. 

    Games

    iOS, Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Pamela Evans
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "I found this game fun for quite a while. But I logged in once to find my stuff gone. I do not think a good Android game would be so unreliable."
  20. 8

    #23Alto's Adventure

    Alto's Adventure

    Alto's Adventure is an adventure game developed by Noodlecake Studios Inc for iOS and Android devices. This game allows the player to join Alto and his friends as they embark on an endless snowboarding odyssey. 

    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Joe Jackson
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "great exploration"
  21. 8

    #24You Must Build a Boat

    You Must Build a Boat

    You Must Build a Boat is a hybrid puzzle-role-playing game. Upon starting the game, the character is on a small boat along with two non-playable character guides, who instruct the player-character they must build a larger boat to reach a goal.

    Games

    Windows, Mac, iOS, Android

    $4.99

    Russell Day
    Written on May 5, 2018
    "The game is a blast but can feel like a chore to play at times. You slide different rows and columns around to eventually build your boat. It has plenty of different types and upgrades to keep you interested and playing for hours. However, at times, it is needlessly hard and can punish the player for no other reason that to just try to feign difficulty. Alright game, but not the best. Also, this was for Steam, not Android. "
  22. 6

    #25Machinarium

    Machinarium

    Machinarium is an independent adventure game by Amanita Design. Players take the role of Josef the robot who was thrown away to the scrap yard. Josef has to return to the city and rescue his robot girlfriend Berta from the Black Cap Brotherhood.

    Games

    Windows, Mac, Android, iOS

    $9.99

    Aaryan Singhal
    Written on May 8, 2018
    "This game isn't for Android. It looks like a grat game for windows and apple, but it isn't currently released for Android"
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    #26Beholder

    Beholder

    Beholder is a game set in a dystopian future with oppressive laws and no privacy. The State appointed you to spy on your tenants, so you have to decide if blackmail them or report subversive activities.

    Games

    Android, iOS, Mac, Windows

    Free- with in-app purchases

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    #27FRAMED

    FRAMED
    FRAMED is an entertaining game of puzzle developed by Noodlecake Studios Inc. With a jazz music soundtrack, this game requires you to organize panels of a comic book to turn the consequence of the story.


     

    Games

    iOS, Android

    $3.99

    Bruce He
    Written on May 7, 2018
    "MOST BEST ANDROID GAMES"
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    #28Farm Heroes Saga

    Farm Heroes Saga

    Farm Heroes Saga is a puzzle-solving game for Facebook, Android and iOS users. Defeat Rancid, an evil raccoon, and help the Farm Heroes collect all the Cropsies through hundreds of levels in this game brought to you by the creators of Candy Crush Saga.

    Games

    iOS, Facebook, Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Mildred Wheeler
    Written on December 19, 2018
    "Farm heroes saga works well with my Samsung j3 android phone. I love collecting all kinds of Cropsies in the game. Okay you'll know what I mean when you try this. "
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    #29Leo's Fortune

    Leo's Fortune
    Leo's Fortune is a platform adventure game where you hunt down the cunning and mysterious thief that stole your gold. Beautifully hand-crafted levels bring the story of Leo to life in this epic adventure.
    Games

    Android, iOS

    $4.99

    Ayaan Gupta
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "I love the thematic elements of Leo's Fortune, and I feel like i'm being transported into another world and it helps take my mind off the pressing issues of the day. The graphics are surprisingly fantastic and more than I would have expected from a platform adventure game. Over all I get a lot of joy playing Leo's Fortune and I would highly recommend it to other Android users. "
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    #30Battlelands Royale

    Battlelands Royale

    Battlelands Royale is an action game with a futuristic theme. With this game, players can enjoy a solo-gaming or joining fellow players in the Duos mode. This real-time and fast-paced game features 32-person matches versus other players.

    Games

    Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Bryan Williams
    Written on December 19, 2018
    "Great android time if you just want a fast and short game. Each round lasts up to 5 minutes. Battlelands royale is ideal for killing your time while waiting for something."
  28. 0

    #31Heart Star

    Heart Star

    Heart Star is an adventure and puzzle game by Adventure Islands. This game features a puzzle where the user guides two little companions in two parallel words. Overcoming obstacles will unlock unique puzzles.

    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Zhu Deng
    Written on December 19, 2018
    "My little sister just loves heart star! She can't stop playing. The funny part is seeing her go crazy over the puzzles if she cannot solve it, she gives the phone to me. ROFL =)) One of best and fun android game."
  29. 0

    #32Monument Valley

    Monument Valley
    Monument Valley is a beautiful puzzle game. Guide a mother and her child as they embark on a journey through magical architecture, discovering illusionary pathways and delightful puzzles as you learn the secrets of the Sacred Geometry.
    Games

    Amazon, Android, iOS

    Check price

    Janice Bell
    Written on December 19, 2018
    "I aspire to be an architect and I can't get enough of this android game. There is a momument valley 2 but i prefer this over the new one. Has anybody tried the cloud save feature of this game? let me know pls...thanks"
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    #33Dandara

    Dandara

    Dandara is an adventure game by Raw Fury. This game feature 2D graphics with different mystical creatures. Moreover, gameplay requires speed, reflexes, and puzzle-solving skills to earn powerups.

    Games

    Android

    Free

    Pranav Patel
    Written on December 19, 2018
    "IF you are into adventur games this is absolutely perfect for you. I love to see my character defy gravity, jumping across floors and all. They justw added floating enemies and it feels threatening really. "
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    #34Shadowgun Legends

    Shadowgun Legends

    Shadowgun Legends is a free mobile RPG shooting game wherein the player will have to save the humanity from an alien invasion. This includes co-op missions and raids, real-time player and team battles.

    Games

    Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Will Xu
    Written on December 19, 2018
    "One of the best android games that offer PVP mode. I play this game with my friends and it never fails to get us shouting LOOL. The never-ending war is what makes the game more exciting. RPG and PVP elements are present."

Summary

Best What are the best Android games
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1CrashlandsGames 44 Paid
2Minecraft: Pocket EditionGames 42 Free
3Pokémon GOGames 42 Free
4Riptide GP: RenegadeGames 40 Paid
5Dead TriggerGames 37 Free
6Monument Valley 2Games 37 Paid
7The Room ThreeGames 34 Paid
8The Battle of PolytopiaGames 34 Free
9Chrono TriggerGames 33 Paid
10This War of MineGames 30 Paid
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