(Marvel Avengers Alliance)
If you like your Android games heavy on the action, our list of this month’s best action games for Android has some awesome recommendations. If you don’t already play these games, you should check them out ASAP.
1. Zombie Gunship
Check out some gameplay footage from Zombie Gunship in the video above.
In Zombie Gunship, you must shoot down hordes of zombies from the cockpit of an AC-130 ground attack aircraft. The game has a very realistic look that mimics the sort of footage an actual military sniper would see during a sortie. This game earned an 9/10 Editor’s Choice rating from IGN.
Optimized for a variety of Android phones and tablets
Features an array of authentic weapons
Has gamepad support for a more immersive experience
Realistic graphics, also supports a night vision mode
Only requires Android 2.3.3 and up
Some users dislike IAP
Game will request 2 new permissions on Android in order to use the expansion file feature of Google Play
Multiple users have reported sound/graphics issues when playing on an HTC One
Some users have experienced issues transferring game files to new phones
No multiplayer mode
2. Marvel Avengers Alliance
Check out some gameplay from Marvel Avengers Alliance in the video above.
Marvel Avengers Alliance is an action-heavy fighting game set in the Marvel universe. If you grew up reading Marvel comics or love watching Marvel Studios flicks, the graphics and characters in this game are sure to appeal. The game now has launched Player VS Player (PVP mode), Season 2.
Over 450 battles and 60+ quests
Features 20+ Marvel Heroes including the Avengers, Wolverine and the X-Men, and the Fantastic Four
Good blend of story and action
Customize your agents and heroes
Free game with decent replay value
May not work on older devices: You must run at least Android 4.0
Requires Internet connection to play
Game play and stats are not linked with the Facebook or iOS versions
Integrated tutorial can be a little heavy-handed
Battle mechanics are somewhat simplistic, customization options a bit limited
3. Wonder Momo: Typhoon Booster
(Wonder Momo: Typhoon Booster)
If you’re of a certain age, you may have played the 80’s Wonder Momo arcade game. The modern update Wonder Momo: Typhoon Booster draws on both the legacy of the 80’s brawler arcade game, as well as the recent Wonder Momo anime series. If you love fighting and Japanese-style games, this is a fun game to try out. And honestly, what other Android game lets you fight flying watermelons and kick a T-Rex in the face?
Tons of ridiculous environments and enemies
Comes from the hallowed halls of Bandai-Namco
Compatible with devices running Android 2.3 and up
More expensive than the average mobile game
May not work on all Android devices (NVIDIA SHIELD and MAD CATZ MOJO are the only dev-tested and approved options)
Still a bit glitchy at points
May be too tough for some players
Medium Maturity rating on Google Play, may not be ideal for some younger players
Check out Dokuro’s gameplay in the video above.
Dokuro has a great atmosphere, evoking a Tim Burton-esque quality. In this spooky little platformer, you must help a skeleton to rescue a kidnapped princess. This game is packed with platforming action, puzzles, and a whimsical story.
Cool atmosphere and character design
Works on both tablets and smartphones
Averages a 4.4 rating on Google Play
Controls can be somewhat unintuitive
Companion AI may be the dumbest thing since Resident Evil 4
Users have reported an array of frustrating glitches
Many users have issues with the chalk drawing utility
Interface could be improved
5. Rage of the Immortals
The video about outlines the fusion system in Rage of the Immortals.
Rage of the Immortals is an expansive fighting tournament game. There are 20 different arenas to battle in, 190 exclusive fighters, and a great PvP mode.
Hundreds of quests
Works on nearly any Android device running at least 2.3.3
Intuitive gesture-based controls
Updated in late April with new features
Great graphics and character design
Energy/fight points system feels limiting at times
If you don’t add friends after the tutorial, you might be at a disadvantage
Game has become less balanced/user-friendly over time
Prone to freezing
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