15 best action games for Android
Dynamic action games are also called platformers. Their distinctive features are an actively changing world and constant human participation. Reflexes and logical thinking will help to win the victory. Several subspecies can belong to this genre at once: fighting games, shooters, adventure applications, and so on. Hundreds of applications are presented in each direction, among which there is a lot of garbage. We have sorted the trash and bring to the attention of the reader a rating of the 15 best action games for Android.
A classic retro style shooter with a camera on top. It is not too different from the usual arcade action games, but inside there are a lot of all kinds of weapons, there is support for a multiplayer mode and violence at every turn. The app may not be suitable for children, but adults should love it. This is facilitated by simple controls and charming graphics with a touch of nostalgia. Bonuses include secret Easter eggs and the ability to track the history of events. Most likely, the simple graphics will not confuse the player, but the abundance of advertising, which is necessary for each resurrection, is quite possible.
It’s a platformer adventure game with 2D levels and fun extras. At the exit, the player is presented with a familiar platformer, strongly reminiscent of the applications of the Castlevania series. Differences on the face: cooperative mode, the possibility of online duels and a level constructor. The mode of creating maps looks especially interesting, which allows you to create your own levels and share them with other players. Not many projects can boast of such capabilities. The developers have not forgotten about the cloud saving of progress, and other things familiar to a modern person.
This is a fresh project from Supercell, which have already become famous for the creation of Clash of Clans and Clash Royale. The game puts several people on the map and offers to fight with them. Different modes are already available, including 3v3, 2v2, and 1v1 battles. Objectives at the levels can also differ, in some it is enough to hit the enemy, in others – to capture the loot. All modes are interesting and varied, you won’t be bored for a long time. Playing with a friend will only make the process more exciting. The main value of the game is added by simple mechanics and short sessions.
Call of Duty: Mobile
The series does not need any additional introduction, as CoD is the most popular FPS game on smartphones, which has been known for many years on the computer. The mobile version has all the same elements of a good online shooter: a lot of PvP modes, a lot of weapons, skins, beautiful graphics, etc. Most players especially like the Battle Royale option, in which 100 players take part, only one wins. Despite having decent competition among shooters, CoD: Mobile is now the best Android game in its genre.
As the action game includes several genres, so Evoland 2 contains elements immediately from slasher, strategy, 2D RPG, 3D fighting, and all this in an arcade shell. Even a series of mini games are built in. Everything permeates the main plot, as you progress through the graphics and mechanics change. In an instant, the character participates in battles with dozens of monsters, and in a moment he can move to the combat version of the “3 in a row” genre. The first part of the game is very similar, you can get acquainted with it. The advantage of the app is the lack of ads.
This fresh racing game can be considered the best in its genre in 2019. In it you can find about 100 cars that can be opened as you accumulate funds, and there is also the opportunity to participate in 100 events. Included are DLCs from the original game, including a difficulty scaling feature. There is always an opportunity to find an option that is challenging, but not overly difficult. Volumetric and deep game GRID Autosport continues to be relevant in 2020.
Half brick studios
Many people already know about Halfbrick studio for their huge library of decent quality games. Dan The Man offers to kill everyone, Fruit Ninja is a simple and addicting arcade game, Jetpack Joyride is an endless runner. There are many other things in the assortment. Distinctive features of all products: colorful graphics, rich family content, simple controls. Not all action games involve killing or destroying something. Halfbrick Studios offers some worthy alternatives to the usual activities.
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Into the Dead 2
A unique runner game, already known to many players and available on almost all smartphones. How about running through a field filled with hordes of zombies with weapons in hand? In the new part, significantly more types of weapons have appeared, the graphics have improved, a dog has appeared, elements of protection and even alternative endings have become available. The game regularly hosts events that not only bring variety, but also allow you to receive valuable prizes. Endless runner with shooter elements is well implemented and takes the best from both genres.
It is a developer with a range of action games. Most of their projects draw a lot from shooters and adhere to the popular idea of fighting zombies. This includes the Dead Trigger, Dead Trigger 2 and UNKILLED apps. Each of them implements more and more features than the previous one. Players should love the comfortable mechanics, decent graphics, and tons of options for activities, up to multiplayer events. MADFINGER also pays a lot of attention to the Shadowgun series of FPS games. This is a traditional representative of FPS-shooters, taking you to a fantasy world with a lot of dangers. Any project of the studio can be considered worthy of its place in the ranking of the best action games.
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Maple Media Games
The developer Maple Media has created many extreme sports games. Some of them are considered classics: Skateboard Paty 3, Snowboard Party, Mike V: Skateboard Party and fresh Tony Hawk’s Skate Jam. The mechanics are sometimes bewildering, but the game certainly cannot be denied nostalgia. If you can come to terms with some of the control flaws, the applications will become the best in the sports industry. All events are held at a good pace, and the graphics are quite bearable.
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The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot
This is a new game, which is why it has become the best in its niche. The application supports one-handed control, includes a lot of colorful strokes and over 1000 items to personalize the hero. The player can choose between an exciting single player company, multiplayer mode and time-limited events. Almost everyone was happy with The Mighty Quest, single mistakes and a long introduction to the game can be easily forgiven.
The fresh project is full of great nostalgia. The graphics of this arcade are at the level of a 16-bit console, but this drawback is completely covered by high-quality mechanics, simple controls and the presence of interesting additions. The player is immersed in a 2D world and beats up crowds of bad guys, collecting useful items along the way. In the future, resources can be used to improve the hero. The character development is also implemented according to the level principle. The application is ready to present challenging boss battles and a simple storyline. Replaying the game is pointless, but once is a decent option.
The developer specializes in creating “rhythm games”, and he copes with his tasks the best. They have a good selection of apps, including Cytus I and II, VOEZ, Deemo, Mandora, Implosion, and Sdorica. In each case, the beginning is quite simple, but the intensity and depth of what is happening gradually increases. There is always a good musical accompaniment and a plot inside. It is also possible to buy additional music packages.
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Sky force reloaded
This is an air shooter with tons of action. Each time the player’s plane has to cross the battlefield, destroying hordes of enemies along the way. Due to the need for constant maneuvering and additional goals, it is quite interesting to complete the tasks. New aircraft, improvements and power-ups are gradually unlocking. A beautiful gaming experience combined with luscious graphics, decent voice acting and a good soundtrack make Sky Force Reloaded a leader in the niche. The game may be a little old and it has worthy competitors, but it is the most polished and rich in content.
The swords of ditto
This is a kind of diamond among similar applications. An adventure game with tons of unique game mechanics has become the best that can now be found in this niche. At first, the unusual control was a little repulsive, but now the developers have improved the interaction with the character. The game provides an interesting plot, role-playing elements and a lot of activities that you can pass the time with. You can go to explore dungeons, fight bosses, destroy bad guys.
If there are no decent action games for Android in the list, tell me their names in the comments. Perhaps they will also be ranked after research.