What are the best pixel art Android games?

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    #1Pixel Dungeon

    Pixel Dungeon
    Pixel Dungeon is an exciting roguelike game where you get to explore the depths of Pixel Dungeon, collect useful items and fight fierce monsters to find the Amulet of Yendor (surprise!) - the ultimate artefact of this game world!  
    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Richard Bates
    Written on April 21, 2017
    "Pixel Dungeon is a free game for android of the genre roguelike. I installed it on my tablet and I will play it when I will have to take a long trip on a flight in a few weeks: the fun is assured! :D"
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    #2Punch Quest

    Punch Quest

    Punch Quest is an arcade-style game that is easily controlled by the left and right thumbs. Unlock many special abilities and super moves to defeat your opponent.

    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Vihaan Patel
    Written on April 9, 2017
    "Punch Quest is a 2D action game which integrates both modern mobile runner-type play with classic arcade games. I enjoy the fun when I played it. One thing I like very much is the literal Easter eggs the game provides. It is unique to my opinion."
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    #3Flipping Legend

    Flipping Legend

    Flipping Legend is an action game developed by Noodlecake Studios for iOS and Android. Play with powerful heroes and unlock all their abilities and secrets to become a flipping legend.

    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Denise Simmons
    Written on September 30, 2017
    "Again an action game. There is no fun in this game. The visualization is somehow ok at least as it doesn't depict like real human being. It looks like lego characters of early 2000s. Even though it is ok, I still wouldn't prefer playing action oriented video games nor would like my child to play."
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    #4Stranger Things: The Game

    Stranger Things: The Game

    It's 1984 all over again. Stranger Things: The Game is an action adventure game by BonusXP true to the games our heroes would have played back in the day.

    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Paul Graham
    Written on October 6, 2017
    ""Stranger Things: The Game" is an awesome game that is comprised of pixel art for Android. I played it and had a really great time! Many of my friends have played it as well and loved it. I would recommend it to everyone looking for such a game!"
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    #5Superbrothers Sword & Sworcery

    Superbrothers Sword & Sworcery
    Superbrothers Sword & Sworcery is an indie adventure game where you explore a mythic little realm, use a sword to do battle and evoke sworcery to solve mystical musical mysteries.  The pixel game is developed by Capybara Games.
    Games

    Android, iOS

    $3.99

    Nancy Rios
    Written on March 11, 2017
    "Love the concept of sword and sworcery. However, the graphics on the google play page seemed very plain. There are so many games out in the market with incredibly awesome graphics, sword and sworcery doesn't appear to be one of them. If you're into a blend of retro grahics maybe this is the game for you, it does allow you to interact with friends via twitter -I want to interact on real time, not through twitter."
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    #6Knights of Pen & Paper

    Knights of Pen & Paper

    Knights of Pen & Paper is a turn-based roleplaying game with pixel art graphics created by Paradox Interactive AB. The game is a simulation of the famous pen-and-paper and tabletop games.

    Games

    iOS, Windows, Mac, Android

    $4.99- with in-app purchases

    David Garza
    Written on September 13, 2017
    "Knights of Pen & Paper is a great Android game. It has many different levels and the bosses are always challenging."
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    #7Metal Slug X

    Metal Slug X

    Metal Slug X is a run and gun arcade video game for computers Windows computers, Android and iOS devices, and Xbox One and PlayStation 4. It was developed and published by SNK CORPORATION.

    Games

    Windows, Android, iOS, Xbox One, PlayStation 4

    $7.99

    Rishika Patel
    Written on November 4, 2017
    "I really like this game for its art and its gameplay. I have encountered some technical issues, like occasional lag, but I still really enjoy the game."
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    #8Downwell

    Downwell

    Downwell is a 2D 8-Bit roguelike vertical-scrolling platform game about a young person venturing down a well in search of untold treasures with only his Gunboots to protect him. It was developed by Moppin and was published by Devolver Digital.

    Games

    Windows, iOS, Android

    $2.99

    Jason Welch
    Written on September 23, 2017
    "A fun game that has many positive reviews and is priced properly. This is worth your money, and it's a fun game that you can play for hours. It's an interesting take on the genre, and you shouldn't miss out on it."
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    #9Alchemica

    Alchemica

    Alchemica is a crafted RPG for Android devices with hand drawn pixel art graphics. The game is set in Rochendil, a fantasy realm full of magic and mysteries. Go through dungeons, take part in battles and collect treasures along the way to become a successful merchant.

    Games

    Android

    Free

    Jacqueline Ford
    Written on March 1, 2018
    "This game takes me back to when games different have great graphics. It's fun to play though."
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    #10Hide and Seek

    Hide and Seek
    Hide and seek treasures is a free to play game with pixel art graphics. Go on an exciting adventure seeking for the lost friends: mine ancient tombs, hide from the ancient evil, craft tools to deal with it, seek and get all the treasures.
    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Evelyn Moore
    Written on April 21, 2017
    "I really like the retro look of pixel art games, so I grabbed Hide and Seek. Instead of being true pixel art like something I would find on the Super Nintendo, I found something that appeared to be a mobile clone of Minecraft, which is not really my thing. I was pretty disappointed."
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    #11Fist of Awesome

    Fist of Awesome
    Fist of Awesome is a time-travelling-lumberjack-em-up of epic proportions. It stars Tim Burr as a man out of time, caught up in a needlessly convoluted plot to enslave humanity by populating history with homicidal wild animals...
    Games

    Android, Windows, Mac

    $0.99

    Nathan Sanchez
    Written on June 4, 2017
    "I was looking for something new and quirky for my phone. Most Android games are pretty repetitive and derivative, but Fist of Awesome is weird, new, and really fun. "
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    #12Fist Puncher

    Fist Puncher
    Fist Puncher is a 2D beat'em up action game. The sinister Milkman holds the city of San Cruces in his nasty criminal grip, and it's up to legendary black belt neurosurgeon Dr. Karate and the rest of the Fist Puncher team to deliver old-school justice to the lawless streets.



    Games

    Windows, Mac

    $9.99

    Roger Richardson
    Written on March 8, 2017
    "I must tell you that "pixel art Android games" is not a genre I think a lot about in this day of more and more stuningly powerful smartphones with amazing displays. But should a wave of nostalgia break over me, Fist Puncher looks like a decent bet, though the number of reviews are too small to take it to the bank. "
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    #13Wayward Souls

    Wayward Souls
    Wayward Souls is a roguelite action RPG, that is similar in style to classic 16bit RPGs, where you progress through randomly generated levels in order to obtain skills that will allow you to progress further until the game is beaten.
    Games

    Android, iOS

    $6.99

    Blair Morpeth
    Written on May 7, 2019
    "Best Roguelike RPG ever, smash skulls out of heads"
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    #14Kung Fury: Street Rage

    Kung Fury: Street Rage
    Kung Fury: Street Rage is a 2D  side-scrolling beat 'em up based on Kung Fury's short film. Start the game and beat Nazis until your fingers bleed.
    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Julia Caballero
    Written on April 6, 2017
    "I installed this game (Kung Fury: Street Rage) on my Android phone because I liked the movie and wanted something fun to play in my spare time. It is a pretty fun little game that is free, but offers in-app purchases. I would suggest checking out the movie first to see if you would appreciate the humor in the game."
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    #15PewDiePie: Legend of Brofist

    PewDiePie: Legend of Brofist
    Play as your favorite YouTuber in this amazing 2D platformer, where you will have to collect as many Brocoins as possible to unlock new characters, attacks and defenses. There are many other YouTubers available, and you will be able to play in different difficulty levels. 




    Games

    Android, iOS

    $4.99

    Edward Sanchez
    Written on October 5, 2018
    "Pewds is my favorite youtuber so i was pretty excited to see this app on this page heh i already downloaded it way back and let me tell you guys IT'S EPIC!!!!"
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    #16Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number

    Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number

    Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number is an indie action game developed by Dennaton Games. It is the direct follow-up to the first game with the same name, which is set against a backdrop of escalating violence and retribution.

    Games

    Windows, Mac, Android

    $14.99

    Patrick Gutierrez
    Written on March 15, 2017
    "This game definitely solved my problems with finding a game in this particular art style I enjoy. It's not quite as good as the original game, but is still well-above average. I like the retro feel, the music, and the general over-the-top attitude of the entire game. One of my favorite mobile games."

Summary

Best What are the best pixel art Android games
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Pixel DungeonGames 6 Free
2Punch QuestGames 3 Free
3Flipping LegendGames 3 Free
4Stranger Things: The GameGames 2 Free
5Superbrothers Sword & SworceryGames 2 Paid
6Knights of Pen & PaperGames 2 Paid
7Metal Slug XGames 0 Paid
8DownwellGames 0 Paid
9AlchemicaGames 0 Free
10Hide and SeekGames 0 Free
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