The action genre on the Google Play store includes an exciting line of new games every month. From intense fighting games right on down to third/first-person shooters, the action genre is jam packed with a good number of quality experiences. We have all arrived in a new year, which means we all have new games to get addicted to. Check out our list of the top five best new Android action games of January 2015.
1. WWE Immortals
The fireworks, expensive lighting and bodyslams of the WWE have received a Mortal Kombat-esque face lift for Android devices. This three-on-three fighting game transforms your favorite WWE Superstars into mystical warriors and ups the ante on their signature moves. There’s so many wrestler to add to your arsenal and upgrade, so you’ll have plenty to work with while you take on your powerful rivals.
2. The Witcher Battle Arena
The Witcher franchise has entered the MOBA arena with this addictive mobile battler. The Witcher Battle Arena employs the use of three vs. three battles for party ownership of pillars. You’ll get to make good use of melee focused warriors, magic using wizards and ranged fighters. There’s a great amount of familiar characters from The Witcher series to grow enamored with and make even stronger.
3. Weak Warrior
Your little armor clad warrior isn’t exactly the strongest guy on the battlefield. Wear Warrior is a simple affair, but its fun factor will keep you glued to your screen. Goblins and skeletons invade your screen from both sides of the screen and you’ll need to keep your sword wielding warrior ready. He can only take so many hits, so you’ll need to stay on top of things and stay alive for as long as you can. Those cool special abilities increase this game’s cool factor.
4. N.O.V.A. 3: Freedom Edition
Gameloft’s galaxy spanning first-person shooter looks even better than its last two predecessors. There’s a great story mode to get engaged in and there’s plenty of disgusting aliens to lay waste to. This shooter measures up the some of the best shooters you’ve played on home consoles, so you can expect an enjoyable shooting romp here. Along with the great single player campaign is a multiplayer mode jam packed with 12-player battles across seven different modes.
5. Six-Guns: Gang Showdown
This western inspired shooter places you in an open world filled with human and supernatural baddies. Your armory is packed with old school guns, you’ll have a horse to carry you to your next missions and you’ll get the chance to put your quick shooting skills to the test. Time is sometimes short for each mission, so its best to stay on task and kill every enemy in sight. This third person shooter is one of the best new titles you need to play.