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87 Awesome Android games you need to try

Action & Shooter Games

They’re a staple of modern game consoles and PCs around the globe, but action games are fairly plentiful on Android as well. Below are some of our favorite titles.

Action Games

Galaxy on Fire 2

Galaxy on Fire 2

(Google Play / Amazon)

Are you ready to blast off for an action-packed adventure in an unfamiliar galaxy populated by dangerous aliens and pirates? The satisfying story and spaceship customization will not disappoint.

Shadow Fight 2

Shadow Fight 2

(Google Play / Amazon)

Everyone harbors a secret desire to be a ninja, so step out of the shadows and beat your opponents to a pulp in this stylish, beautifully animated, fighting game. Grinding RPG elements detract slightly, but it’s a fun time.

Colossatron

Colossatron

(Google Play / Amazon)

You have to help a giant rampaging dragon robot from outer space to destroy the cities of earth by equipping it with colored Powercores in this frantic, tactical, action mash-up.

First-Person Games

Dead Trigger 2

Dead Trigger 2

(Google Play / Amazon)

Extremely violent and gory zombie carnage cut into bite-sized chunks with touchscreen-friendly controls. Different missions and zombie types keep things interesting.

Modern Combat 5: Blackout ($7)

Modern Combat 5: Blackout

(Google Play)

The latest installment in the most popular Android FPS series is the usual macho blend of fast-paced shooter action, original it ain’t, but it’s slick, enjoyable, and boasts a solid multiplayer mode.

NOVA 3 ($7)

N.O.V.A. 3

(Google Play / Amazon)

If you prefer your FPS action to have a sci-fi flavor, then it’s time to suit up and save the human race. This is graphically stunning; with solid gameplay that features single player and multiplayer action.

Into The Dead

Into The Dead

(Google Play / Amazon)

What do you get if you cross an FPS with an endless runner and stir in some zombies? Most of the time you get eaten, but this is a smart, stylish game that makes the most of its simple premise.

Blitz Brigade

Blitz Brigade

(Google Play / Amazon)

There’s no Team Fortress 2 option on Android, but this captures the same spirit and the cartoon art style. It’s six vs. six with five classes to choose from and balanced maps for the madcap action.

Call of Duty: Strike Team ($7)

Call of Duty: Strike Team

(Google Play)

The controls make the first-person aspect tricky, but you can switch to a third-person view and enjoy something closer to a tactical RTS experience in this polished military shooter.

Third-Person Games

Batman Arkham Origins

Batman Arkham Origins

(Google Play / Amazon)

Don the cape and cowl and see if you can guide the Dark Knight to victory in Gotham City against a parade of thugs and assassins in this unrelenting brawler.

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas ($7)

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

(Google Play / Amazon)

An unmissable open-world adventure packed with crazy characters, fast cars, big guns, and lots of crime. There are very few games with this much depth on the Android platform.

Shadowgun: Deadzone

Shadowgun: Deadzone

(Google Play)

It’s all about the multiplayer here, with six vs six facing off in a chunky sci-fi world of space ships and plasma rifles. A ranking system and polished maps elevate this third-person shooter.

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