As a mobile phone user, gaming is always a priority. In this article, we will look into some of the best games available on Android which are among the top-rated games of all time.
Android has been successful in convincing people that it is not just a ‘dumb’ phone but can be used for doing tasks like browsing, playing games, listening to music, and watching videos.
The list is not in any particular order of ranking as all of them are good games that will help you pass time. So here it goes!
10 best Games For Android in India
1) Clash of Clans :-
This game has received many awards due to its great playability since its release on Google Play Store & App store back in August 2012.
It is a strategy-based combat game where the user needs to create his own village, recruit troops by spending elixir and golds that he collects from mines or wins during fights against other players.
You can also join clans with your friends so that you have more people on your side when fighting against your enemies. This game is available free of cost on Google Play Store & App store so there’s no harm in trying this one!
2) Traffic Rider:-
Traffic Rider is a motorcycle racing game that shows spectacular graphics with full throttle action out on the streets of various cities. Traffic Rider offers over 100+ challenging levels to complete and has 9 different motorbikes to choose from.
This game also includes realistic physics where the biker leans forward or backward while going around corners just like how it is done in real-life situations. The user can control his speed by using brakes and nitro boosters that help him take those sharp turns at a lightning speed!
3) Asphalt 8: Airborne:-
This newest addition to the asphalt series has garnered many positive reviews and is a must play for all fans of racing games. This game is available free on Google Play Store & App store and offers over 30+ high speed cars to choose from with an option to upgrade vehicles.
Asphalt 8: Airborne also offers multiplayer games where you can race against your friends or random opponents online in real time modes such as Gate Drift, Elimination, Infected and more!
4) Minecraft: Pocket Edition:-
This highly addictive game was first released by Mojang software back in 2011 and since then it has never looked back. The object of this game is to mine blocks with different variations like dirt, stone etc. and build different structures using those blocks which can be as simple as a house or as complex as the Great Wall of China!
This game is such that it can never get boring due to its unlimited variations and creativity that the user puts into his creations. The only drawback of this game is that it does not come with multiplayer games which limits alot of people from playing this addictive time killer. However, there are some suitable alternatives like “Block Story” & “Terraria” available on Google Play Store & App store which offer free multiplayer capability for this very popular game.
5) Subway Surfers:-
Subway Surfers was first launched by Kiloo on Google Play Store in 2012 where you play as a graffiti artist who runs away from an angry Inspector and his dog.
You have to keep the inspector away from you by either jumping or sliding underneath his legs while collecting coins and purchasing power-ups along your way.
This fast paced action game with a jolly music in the background makes it highly addictive and is worth giving a try. Subway Surfers also offers alternate endings which make this one of the most popular games available on Google Play store & App store.
6) Temple Run 2:-
This sequel to the original “Temple run” was launched by Imangi Studios back in January 2013 after being declared as the ‘Best App Ever’ by Apple just a month before its official release. It has been downloaded 100+ million times till date and is still going strong.
This sequel offers few extra features including additional power-ups which can be bought using in-app purchases while also offering four different locations to explore while playing the game. The user traverses through a jungle, a mineshaft, a canyon and snowy mountains to collect coins while trying to avoid obstacles like deadly chasms and monkey faced demons that will stop at nothing to take you down!
This 3D action platformer was first released on Google Play Store & App store by Future Games of London back in 2012. In this game you play as a hungry shark who must devour other sea creatures for points and evolve into bigger sharks with special abilities such as speed boost, being invisible etc depending upon the points that are earned. The game also offers two different control schemes where one is button based while the other is gyro based which allows the user to change his preferences as per his taste!
8) Snakes and Ladders:-
This multiplayer board game has been in existence for over three centuries now and was first launched by Microsoft back in 2012! This digital version of Snakes & Ladder offers you an option to play against your friends or random opponents online through Google Play Store & App store.
The rules are simple where one needs to reach the target number before everyone else, all you have to do is move forward or backward on a predetermined board that has snakes that will take you down while on specific squares can help you go up! This highly addictive and time killing board game is worth giving a try.
9) Cut the Rope:-
Cut the rope was perhaps one of the first ever mobile games that became an instant hit after its release back in 2010. It has been downloaded over 500 million times till date and it’s sequel “Cut The Rope: Experiments” is also as popular as the original.
In this puzzle game, you play as an adorable monster named Om Nom who is always hungry for candy! You need to feed him by cutting ropes and using different objects like bubbles, fans etc which will help Om Nom reach his candy but at the same time trying not to lose any stars along your way with each level having three stars to collect, you need to be quick and smart about it else your candy goes wasted.
10) Bad Piggies:-
This is another very popular game from the house of Rovio entertainment which was first launched back in 2012 on Apple Store & Google Play Store where you play as the pigs this time around! In this spin-off of Angry Birds, one needs to help the pigs build their vehicles to reach a destination at the least air resistance possible.
The physics based puzzle / strategy game offers multiple vehicles with different features like some vehicles can go fast while some are slow but sturdy allowing you to use whichever vehicle that suits best for reaching your objective. The game has been downloaded over 100 million times so far and is certainly one of the best games for android in india on Google Play Store and Apple store!
FAQ About Games
– What are some of the best free android games?
Some of the best free android games that are currently available on the Google Play Store are as follows:
Angry Birds 2:- This sequel to the popular Angry Birds game was released by Rovio Entertainment just a month before its official release. It has been downloaded 100+ million times till date and is still going strong.
Cut the Rope:- Cut the rope was perhaps one of the first ever mobile games that became an instant hit after its release back in 2010. It has been downloaded over 500 million times till date and it’s sequel “Cut The Rope: Experiments” is also as popular as the original.
– What are some of the best paid android games?
Some of the best paid android games that are currently available on the Google Play Store are as follows:
Minecraft Pocket Edition:- This block-building game was first released on the App store by Mojang back in 2011 and has since been downloaded over 100 million times. The pocket edition is a slightly trimmed down version of the original game that is designed for mobile devices.
Monument Valley:- This Escher-inspired puzzle game was developed by ustwo games and was first released on Apple’s App store in 2014. The game has since been downloaded over 10 million times and has won numerous awards like Apple Design Award, Google Play Game Award etc.
– Are there any good offline android games?
Yes, there are a few good offline android games that are worth trying out. Some of the popular ones are as follows:
1) Asphalt 8: Airborne:- This arcade racing game was developed by Gameloft and was first released on the App store in 2013. The game has since been downloaded over 100 million times and offers over 190 high-speed race cars to choose from.
2) Candy Crush Saga:- This match-three puzzle game was developed by King and was first released on Facebook in 2012. The game has since been downloaded over 500 million times and is available on various platforms like Android, iOS, Windows etc