The most interesting Android games in every genre

Regardless of whether you are the owner of an Android smartphone or tablet, or just going to become one, you will definitely use this device for games – especially since the holidays are conducive to entertainment.

to not wander through the vastness of Google Play in search of the best titles, you can use our selection, in which we have collected the most striking developments in each genre.

Best Shooter-Neon Shadow

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gEta the development of Crescent Moon will look great on large screens of Android devices. This FPS will give you the opportunity to play a game of almost console quality, with quite successfully implemented controls and multiplayer options, which provides for the possibility of not only online shootouts, but also playing on the same device with friends.

The best game in the genre of adventure - The Room 2

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This game can be attributed to both puzzles and adventure genre-it offers you to experience unforgettable moments in mystical locations full of riddles and secrets. The developers from Fireproof Games have made sure that you have a sufficient number of puzzles that are really worth the time spent on them. Among other things, this game features great detailed graphics that can demonstrate the advantages of the screen of your device.

Best RPG - The Banner Saga

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Gcomand Stoic Studio managed to bring fresh original gameplay to the genre of role-playing games and add a certain energy that this genre lacked on mobile platforms. The universe of this game is full of elements of Norse mythology and bright memorable characters. The Banner Saga will offer you a strategically-designed combat system and visual style with a touch of retro animation. All this together, of course, makes this game stand out from the mass of RPGs that exist on the Android platform.

The best bagel - Hoplite

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Gwelect the best bagel is not an easy task, given the fact that elements of bagels are present in games of completely different genres. For a real bagel, the main thing is the presence of procedurally generated levels, turn-based gameplay and irreversible death or permadeath. The developers of Magma Fortress have created one of the best bagels in its purest form and with all the necessary elements. Hoplite has an interesting level structure, a wide range of opponents, and a variety of defense and passing tactics.

Best racer-Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed

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The selection of racers on the Android platform is quite wide – here you will find both simulators, and arcade racers, and races on maps. In the end, we decided on Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed from Sega, as it is a well-designed and carefully implemented arcade game-it has enough excitement, drive and thrills, and, at the same time, entertainment elements. It will allow you to have a great time thanks to the dynamic gameplay and user-friendly controls.

Best Soccer Game - New Star Soccer

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It should be recognized that console games dedicated to football are not too well ported to mobile platforms. At the same time, there are successful near-football developments that look good on touchscreens and provide high-quality control. New Star Games has developed its New Star Soccer, equipping it with an intuitive control system and the ability to guide the career of one player, exposing him to matches, actions in which are based on taps and swipes.

The best game dedicated to tennis-Virtua Tennis Challenge

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Virtua Tennis from Sega was rightfully considered the best tennis game on consoles, so it is not surprising that it looks just as good on mobile devices. The developers managed to combine elements of an arcade game with elements of a simulator, to provide the game with successfully implemented controls, high-quality animation and a lot of exciting competitions.

Best puzzle game-Monument Valley

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This puzzle game from ustwo is not devoid of adventure elements, but still it is more of a puzzle game thanks to the confusing and sometimes illogical architecture of levels in the style of geometric paintings by Escher. Each of the levels of this game will force you to change the structural elements of the buildings surrounding your heroine to make sure that many of these structures are not as simple as they seem. Dead ends turn out to be passageways in this game, and galleries lead in a completely unexpected direction - in a word, this puzzle can not be described in words, you just need to play it.

Best arcade game-Ikaruga

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G In this genre, too, it is difficult to choose a leader – because any game with a simple intuitive gameplay, repeated from level to level, can be considered an arcade. We chose this development by G-Gee studio, as it was well received by both critics and gamers, and is a carefully polished retro shoot - ' em-up with 3D graphics and user-friendly game mechanics.

Best free game-RETRY

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gEta game from Rovio fell into this category for a reason – it looks stylish and is incredibly difficult to pass, and, in addition to the fact that it is distributed for free, the authors managed not to monetize it too much.

Best fighting game - The King of Fighters ' 98

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gIgr-fighting games on the Android platform are not just a lot, but a lot. This development of SNK Playmore is one of the pure beat - ' em-up in the best sense of the word, where successfully implemented control is combined with a well-transmitted retro style. The undoubted advantages of this game include support for controllers, which makes the control even more convenient.

The best infinite runner - ALONE

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The genre of infinite runners was recently overflowing with developments and managed to bore many. But, in addition to Canabalt and Jetpack Joyride, nothing worthwhile has been noticed in it recently. Laser Dog studio managed to create a simple and stylish game with original controls, which became a truly memorable representative of the genre, unlike its competitors.

Best strategy - XCOM: Enemy Within

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Here the choice was unambiguous – this development of the studio 2K Games could not fail to impress gamers, demonstrating the console quality based on the new 3D engine. This game is an extended version of XCOM: Enemy Unknown and works on touchscreens really without any complaints. Best tower defense game for Android

Best Tower Defense-Kingdom Rush Origins

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All three games of this famous series are equally good. Indie studio Ironhide Game managed to implement an almost perfect formula for the tower defense genre-balanced and thoughtful in all aspects, with convenient controls, stylish graphics and polished gameplay.