We all love playing games in our spare time. And modern day smartphones are powerful enough to double up as really good portable gaming devices. But deciding on the best and most interesting games to play can be a little tricky. To help you out, we’ve curated a listing of the best 50 free Android games. So get reading and get playing.
This is a side scrolling adventure game set in the backdrop of beautiful snowy mountains. The game is about the journey of Alto and his friends on a snowboard. On the way they have to rescue and collect llamas and perform stunts, while avoiding getting crashed.
The entire plot of the game revolves around birds with numerous powers who take revenge against greedy pigs who stole their eggs. Angry Birds has been recently made into a live- action movie as well.
Badland is a side scrolling action adventure game set in a dark forest. The forest appears beautiful, but there is something wrong with it. The player has to control a creature and find out what’s going wrong in the forest. There are also numerous traps and obstacles, and the game offers a multiplayer mode with up to 4 players as well. It has 23 levels and offers an immersive gaming experience.
Bad Piggies comes from the house of Rovio, creators of the famous Angry Birds. The game talks about the story from the angle of piggies. You have to build a machine with the help of an available toolbox, in order to carry the collected eggs to the next level. There are a total of 200 levels.
Blown Away: First try
Blown Away is about Hendrik. The wind blows away his brand new house and hair and the only thing left with him is a pair of teleporting shoes. The player can see the remains of his house and uncover the mystery of the blowing wind. There are 120 levels and the player has to collect the scattered remains of Hendrik’s house. The levels are beautifully designed.
Developed by Fortafy Games, this game is as addictive as it looks. All you have to do is tap on the screen and try to get the ball through all the rotating colourful shapes. Sounds easy? Here’s the catch – the ball changes colour every time it passes a hurdle. And the moment it touches a different colour, you have to begin from scratch.
Coming from the creator of Clash of Clans, this is a multiplayer game starring the Royales. You have to apply various strategies in order to win the game. Players can also duel with the opponents in real time. Moreover, as you play, new arenas and heroes are unlocked.
Just keep your chosen character going, while evading traffic and ensuring it doesn’t get run over by trains or fall into water. The recent updates even bring in multi-player options.
If you love solving puzzles, Cattch is definitely worth a look. It has a simple game play and vibrant graphics. It’s about the revenge a hyper-coloured cat who has to destroy the little monsters before the weekend ends, so that he can save his friends and chill out with them.
Can You Escape
If you’ve always liked treasure hunts and playing detective games, then ‘Can you escape’ is for you. The game starts with you locked inside a room with few clues. All you have to do is figure out a way to get yourself out of that room.
Cut The Rope
The game’s primary character is a tiny frog. The motive is to cut the rope smartly so that the candy tied at the end of the rope falls directly inside the frog’s mouth. Sounds easy but as you progress, the difficulty increases.
Daddy Long Legs
As the name suggests, it’s about making a hairy creature with really long legs walk as far as you can make it walk. Your score is calculated on the basis of the distance the creature travels.
Dumb Ways to Die
Developed by Metro Trains, Dumb Ways to Die is a funny game that keeps you on the edge. The only skill needed for the game is to be as quick as possible, so as to save your life before you die in a dumb way (hence the name) within a few seconds.
Rise of Ravens talks about the story of a war devastated kingdom. Twenty years later, the bad shadow is back to ruin it again. Now, Raven has to rise and protect everything before it gets destroyed.
This is truly a mind boggling game. Clearly meant for those with a brilliant presence of mind, it is definitely not as easy as it seems. All you have to do is tell apart the colours, letters and shapes. It might seem confusing in the beginning but gets really addictive along the way.
The game is liked by many and has also won the title of Mobile Game of the Year. Users have to build a vault and fill it with survivors and scavenge for items after a nuclear war. You have to keep on expanding your underground property. The player also has to meet the dwellers and lead them towards a brighter future.
If you are a big fan of logical reasoning and love brain storming, then this game is for you. It is a platform game in which the player needs to navigate through a maze before the light fades out. In order to play further, you also have to collect the light crystals to recharge your light and reach the finish line.
As simple as its name, Flow is a really addictive game. All you have to do is connect two similar coloured dots, without intersecting any other colour.
Yet another game that tests your presence of mind. All you need to do is quickly form a word with the four alphabets you’re provided with, within the given time limit.
Good workout for your fingers. You need to slice all the fruits that appear on the screen, saving yourself from slicing the explosives that come along with them.
The game is comprised of dark dungeons full of mazes, and you have to look for a way out. You also have to rescue the soldiers and find the treasure. The game comes with easy controls.
Heroes of Warcraft Hearthstone is an interesting and addictive card based game. You are the hero of the game and you build decks from cards you purchase and win, in order to battle against your friends and strangers. The game requires a proper strategy. You can also polish your skills by first playing against the computer. After an ample amount of practice you can enter the arena and duel with other players to stand a chance at winning some exciting prizes.
The only motive of Jelly Jump is to keep the jellies from drowning. You can merge them into small jelly blobs by making them jump higher and higher to make them whole again.
Developed by nerByte GmBH, this game will strongly remind you of Super Mario with a similar plot and graphics. The only difference is that you play as a leprechaun instead of Super Mario.
Lost in Harmony
Lost in Harmony is a musical game based on rhythm. It is cantered around two friends and their journey through a dream like environment. The protagonist uses a skateboard with a friend clinging on his back, and as they move forward the story starts unfolding. The game consists of 30+ painted environments and you can also customize the characters as per your liking.
This game will increase your knowledge about all the logos of numerous brands in the world. Every time you get it right at the first attempt, you get more points that enable you to unlock answers or get hints whenever you require them.
Marvel Avengers Alliance 2
Our list of free Android games cannot be complete without the mention of Avengers. This is the sequel to the successful Marvel: Avengers Alliance. You have to collect the Avengers to battle against Ultron, Baron Strucker and other Super Villains. You can customise your superheroes to win the battle and go ahead in the game.
It is a role playing game with richly designed graphics. It talks about the story of Roven Island that hires seven mages to protect its peasants and crops. The classic game has 14 breaking environments. The mages have to fight more than 30 types of enemies to protect the land.
A ninja on his way to accomplish a mission, again. The game is a little similar to Temple Run and Subway Surfers. The only difference is that the ninja runs upwards on a building. You have to save the ninja from hurdles as well.
PewPew is a multidirectional shooting game. It consists of tons of enemies and offers various game modes for an engaging gaming experience. As soon as you unlock a level you win medals, unlock ships and compete on the online ladder. If you are a shooting fan then you should not miss out on this one.
Not very difficult to play, Paper Toss is all about tossing the paper right into the waste bin. To make things tricky, fans kept in the room deviate the direction of the paper away from the bin. The distance at which the bin is placed also keeps on increasing.
Power Hover is an engaging action game about hover boarding robots. It revolves around the robot protagonist who has been charged with pursuing a thief responsible for stealing batteries of power city. The robot gets hold of a hover board and sweeps across the landscape, comprised of deserts, oceans and the grey human city. It has floating controls which make the game play more interesting.
Pocket League Story 2
Sequel to the popular Pocket League Story, this one is a delight for the soccer lovers. First, you take control of a particular club and start signing players and getting sponsors. You form a dream team and take on the best teams in the world, including those of your friends.
We all are very well aware of the Pokemon series, and this game is based on that. The game play is set on the lines of Candy Crush, where you have to bring similar looking Pokemons at a particular place to earn points and move to the next level.
One of those games that allow you to compete with anyone from any part of the world. It gives you an opportunity to test who’s a bigger fan of Harry Potter, Beyonce, or any other famous personality. Question categories range from cartoons to movies to sports.
This is a car racing game which comes with a radio control. The game also supports multiplayer mode so you can compete with your friends without any problems. There are a total of 264 stages and 4 modes in the game. Along with this, the players can also share their scores on Twitter and Facebook.
If you like space and aliens, this is the game for you. Radiant Defense is a tower defense game set in the backdrop of a lively universe invaded by aliens. It has a very simple game play – the player has to build a space fortress and set up all the arms and weapons in place. You get 9 upgradable weapons and 3 super weapons for mass defense.
This one is the mix of exploration and adventure. The game is set up in the backdrop of a beautiful forest. The player has to save the troubled forests and ancient eggs and also sustain the trees that have been stolen and scattered all around the world. Along with this, the game involves collecting ‘incrediballs’ and using their power to conquer the adventure.
Sky Burger is a game like Stack, where you stack up falling ingredients to make a delicious burger. Once you reach higher levels, you’ll be able to take orders and only have to stack the given number of ingredients. Score is increased by completing the order correctly and getting the highest tip.
Super Arc Light
Super Arc light is a radical minimalist arcade shooting game. You have to defend your base to the death against enemies. It comes with unique button controls and offers a retro shooting experience to the players. In order to stay in the game for long, you have to keep in mind two things – speed and accuracy.
Quite similar to Temple Run, Kiloo developed Subway Surfers is one of the most downloaded games on Android. The only aim of the game is to collect as many coins as possible without getting caught by the cop.
Tiny Thief is a simple Android game which involves tapping on the screen. The story is about a little guy who is an unconventional hero. He uses intelligent and cunning techniques to fight opponents in a world of corruption and greed. There are six medieval adventures to keep you hooked.
It’s one of the first mobile phone games that took Android and iOS gaming by storm. The only way to survive is by saving yourself from falling off a cliff or getting caught by the demons. The game has been so popular that we might even see a movie based on it in the near future.
The Mountain Goat
It has to be one of our favourites. The game gets you completely hooked once you start off. The aim is to make sure the tiny little mountain goat can climb as high as possible, without getting squished by falling rocks.
It just says ‘Two Dots’ but you only score better if you make a square connecting them. The bigger squares you make, the higher your score is.
Volex Rush is an extreme 3D racing game. It has a multiplayer mode and is integrated with Google Play for achievements and leader board tracking. The game comes with minimalistically designed landscapes and you have to really fast and aggressive in order to avoid any crashes.
Where is my water
Created by Disney, ‘Where is my water?’ is is an addictive game that gets harder as you progress in it. The game involves making sure that the cute crocodile who’s trying to bathe gets enough water to finish his bath.
Whale Trail Frenzy
Whale Trail Frenzy is an engaging arcade game. In the game you find Willow the Whale and its friends, which float in the sky having a gala time collecting things. You have to collect the bubbles in order to provide fuel to Willow and make her fly
Can’t have enough of WWE superstars? Not to worry, as WWE: Immortals is here to the rescue. It’s a really impressive game; the only problem is that it might not be that good on lower end devices.
Similar to the famous Candy Crush. The difference is that the candies are replaced with vegetables. Yes Chef is about a little girl learning how to cook from a Chef.