(Romans In My Carpet!)
Feed your addiction for strategy games with our top five picks for the best Android strategy games of June 2014.
1. Samurai Siege
Check out a preview of Samurai Siege’s first mission in the video above.
If you like your strategy games with an Eastern twist, Samurai Siege is a solid option. Set in feudal Japan, Samurai Siege offers real-time strategy combat in a setting filled with ninja armies, samurai warriors, and monsters from the Far East. This game will appeal to fans of RTS games, as well as those with a passing interest in Asian culture.
Free to play
Millions of players
Create Alliances or Clans with other players
Earn fun rewards and bragging rights
Some users find game a little too geared towards IAP
A network connection is required to play
Hard to restructure your fortifications
May not appeal to those who prefer solo gameplay
Some users find the game “monotonous” after prolonged play
2. Romans In My Carpet!
Check out the launch trailer for Romans In My Carpet! in the video above.
Despite a somewhat silly name, Romans In My Carpet is a really fun game. It channels the wacky spirit of Monty Python, but also provides a fun gaming experience. The devs recently fixed an issue with completed matches being deleted prematurely, which makes the game more enjoyable than ever. Bringing the best of strategy warfare and comedy together, this amusing game is totally unique.
IAP is for cosmetic stuff only, so you never have to pay to be more powerful
Play as Romans or Britons
Appeals to both solo and multiplayer fans
Requires a network connection to play
Only available in English
Some humor may not be to all taste levels
Could benefit from new tribes and terrains
Some ISPs are blocking the port used for the game server (This will be fixed in the next patch)
3. Order & Chaos Duels
Get a sneak peek at this game in the video above.
Order & Chaos Duels is an addictive collectible card game that will challenge your strategic acumen. The ancient demonic spirit Zepar and his Corruption have returned to use the world as their twisted playground once again. As the player, you must become the great hero known as the Card Dueler, and save the world from darkness. For fantasy fans and card battle fans alike, this game is a must-play.
Beautiful card designs
Nearly 300 cards to collect
Live and asynchronous online multiplayer games
Challenging for deep strategy fans
Fun for both solo and multiplayer mode fans
Some users hate the paywall
Other users have complained about lack of game balance
Won’t work for those users who are still using Android 2.2
Some users have complained about being disconnected during play
May run slow on some devices
4. Metal Slug Defense
Check out the launch trailer for Metal Slug Defense in the video above.
For many, Metal Slug was the pinnacle of 2D action-shooting on the NEOGEO. Now, the game returns in a tower defense/strategy game for Android. In Metal Slug Defense, players must. The retro platformer look is a nice touch, as it makes this app look a little different from a lot of the other top-down strategy games out there.
60 different characters and units
Millions of other players
Graphically intense: devs recommend you have Android 4.0.3 or above
Advanced units don’t show up until later in the game, trying the patience of some gamers
Some users have complained about un-legit scores on the leaderboard
Multiple users have complained about lack of medals on Wi-Fi play
Tutorial can feel like a grind
5. Age of Wind 3
Released at the tail end of May, Age of Wind 3 is a cool strategy game set on the high seas. This game is the third installment of the series, but the game can be enjoyed by those who didn’t play the original. For fans of pirates or strategy titles, this is a must-have on your Android device.
Explore more than 35 different tropical islands
“Super advanced” AI graphics
A plethora of weapons and upgrades to hunt down
Matches can take a really long time to complete
Have multiple ships for the first time in the series
New game on Version 1.0, may have some undiagnosed bugs
Somewhat short for experienced strategy fans
Some users prefer the features and story in the first two games
Some ads force you to go to Google Play before re-entering the game
Some users have complained game is too adult for younger players
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