Playing games on mobile devices has evolved at a faster rate than any technology before it. Android games seem to reach new heights every year. With the release of Android Nougat and Vulkan API, it still stands and gets better over time. It won’t be long until we see some even more impressive games now. That’s the future but for now let’s take a look at the best Android games 2020.
Crashlands was released in 2016 and it is still one of the best Android games ever created. Game about a galaxy truck driver lost in an alien planet. Your task is to find out what’s going on, build a base, collect various items (craft them) and save the world from dark conspiracies. The game has an RPG element for character development, tons of items for you to collect and create, and a warehouse that automatically manages.
2. The Escapists 1 and 2
The Escapists 1 and 2 are sandbox simulation games with game elements from the hidden room. You are stuck in a prison and if you want to get out you need to collect materials, plan and make an escape. Both games are basically the same. You have to pretend to be a good prisoner by following all the rules, but secretly hiding your arsenal and escape materials. Then, you try to escape before the guards catch you. The second game is much newer, but the prison is bigger and the game mechanism is much more than the first game. The game is not built according to a specific story, so you do not need to play in order. Both are high-end games that don’t require in-game purchases or advertisements.
3. Evoland 1 and 2
Evoland 1 and 2 are two of the most unique Android games. Both use a variety of game mechanics including puzzles, RPGs, top-down shooters, classic fighters, trading cards and platforms. Each time you switch mechanisms, the game also changes the graphics to better suit that part. This is truly a unique experience. Both games offer hardware controller support, no in-game purchases, no ads.
4. MADFINGER games (UNKILLED, Shadowgun, Dead Trigger)
MADFINGER games have a long history of success in the mobile gaming world. They have one of the most successful FPS games like the Shadowgun series (including the recently released Shadowgun Legends), UNKILLED and the Dead Trigger series. Shadowgun series is a sci-fi shooter with campaign and multiplayer gameplay. UNKILLED and Dead Trigger games are mission-style zombie shooters with loads of work to do. This is one of the best FPS games on mobile. Modern Combat 5 is still a great game for many players, but you cannot beat the experience of a MADFINGER game.
Minecraft is a worldwide popular game for all ages. Minecraft takes you into a giant world where you can mine furniture, create tools, defeat bad guys and do whatever you want. To survive here you must exploit resources and store food along with your unlimited creativity. The game is regularly updated with tons of new content and capabilities. Minecraft is rated on a par with PC and console partners. In fact, you can play on servers with people on those platforms, make in-app purchases, but mostly for custom things like skin packs.
6. Monument Valley 1 and 2
Monument Valley returns to the list with the release of Monument Valley 2. Both games are still excellent. In fact, both have almost identical gameplay and graphics mechanics. Players adventure through Escher-style puzzles to complete the path with illusion. The first game costs $ 3.99 with an in-game purchase option of $ 1.99 and the second game costs $ 4.99.
7. Nintendo games
Nintendo has quite a number of Android games and all of them are quite good. They have a high level game with Super Mario Run . Many people find the price of Nintendo games quite high because it is one of the best platforms on mobile devices. However, Nintendo also has a few free options like Fire Badge Heroes (strategy role-playing game) and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp (simulation game). Nintendo released free Dragalia Lost in September 2018. Nintendo is separate from Game Freaks, the developer of Pokemon. That is why they occupy different positions on this list.
8. Noodlecake Studios
Noodlecake Studios is one of the most unique Android game developers. They produce a lot of game genres. Some excellent titles from this studio include puzzle games Framed 1 and 2, Alto’s Adventure (and Alto’s Odyssey), realMyst and its sequels for more demanding puzzle fans, Wayward Souls for action adventure, Island Delta for shooter enthusiasts, Mikey Shorts for platform lovers and more. Many people like Lumino City because of its originality and Vignettes because of its simplicity. Noodlecake Studios games run gambit from free to one-time expense.
9. Pokemon Go
Pokemon Go exploded on mobile games in July 2016 and immediately became the best Android game ever. This is an augmented reality game similar to Ingress, you need to walk around to catch Pokemon completing small tasks, battle to capture the Gym and stop at Pokestops points to replenish items. Pokemon Go beat almost all the records of the world’s most popular mobile game. The game is regularly updated with new features. Some recent features include AR camera mode, new Pokemon and a host of other things.
10. PUBG Mobile and PUBG Mobile Lite
PUBG Mobile has achieved success with over 10 million downloads and nearly a million user reviews. The game features simple controls, effective, quality graphics.
Basically, the game content is extremely simple, 100 people are dropped from the plane onto an island and you need to be the last survivor. The island is flooded with equipment, weapons and vehicles, along with a mechanism that reduces the playing area over time to keep the game from lasting too long. Recent updates have added new game modes. PUBG Mobile Lite is a lighter version of this game with fewer players per game and lower graphics settings however it is only available for some devices. Fornite is another great option if you don’t mind downloading games directly from Epic Games.
11. Riptide GP
Riptide GP is probably one of the best racing games on Android. The latest game is Riptide GP Renegade. In this section, you’ll play as an unidentified racer after getting caught in an illegal street race. You will fight to regain reputation. The game has good graphics, simple controls, interesting tactics and a throttle system to help you get the advantage. Perhaps the best part of Renegade is the one-time payment game so there are no ads and no in-game purchases to solve everything. Asphalt Series is another great racing game on mobile devices. Asphalt 9 was launched in July 2018 and this is the latest product.
12. The game of Square Enix
Square Enix is one of the few big name developers of Cameron focused on mobile games from the beginning and they have some good Android games. Fans of jRPG games appreciate Final Fantasy 1-7 and 9, seven Dragon Quest games, Chrono Trigger and Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition. Hitman: Sniper, Tomb Raider, Deus Ex Go and Lara Croft Go are a good choice if you love puzzle games. You have Heavenstrike Rivals and Final Fantasy Tactics: WotL for tactical role-playing games, Secret of Mana for action RPGs, and Deus Ex series for strategic shooter enthusiasts. There are also some impressive free games like Final Fantasy Brave Exvius and Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia. They added Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth in May 2018, another classic.
13. The Room game series (four games)
The Room is a series of four puzzle games. The latest games in The Room series are as big as the previous versions and they are still among the best Android games. The Room is a series of puzzle games, each room has different mysterious objects. Your goal is to solve the puzzles and escape. The latest game The Room: Old Sins, including cloud saving, setting up Achievement in Google Play Games and even having a small discovery element. That makes it different from the pure puzzle experience in the previous three games.
14. This War of Mine
This War of Mine is a survival game, you lead a group of people in a war-torn city, you need to make difficult decisions in each mission with survival is the key. The game has good graphics, lots of content and an expensive price. Every time you log into the game you’ll see night time or day time, giving you something a little different. This is one of the Android games that really brings emotions.
Vainglory is probably the best MOBA game available on Android. It has a large cast of characters and a fairly traditional MOBA experience. Players will have three typical lanes used to attack or defend along with two teammates. You can play against or against real people or bots if you want. The game has good performance, you can unlock more than two dozen characters. It has a beta using the Vulkan API but is not very stable.