20+ Best Android Games [December 2016]


This is the time of year when you may be spending more time with family than you’d like. You’ll be dying to escape conversations about politics, work, school, and relationship status. Luckily, there have been some great new games released in the last month that will help you pass the time. Just don’t let anyone catch you playing at the dinner table. Enjoy!

New Android Games

Asphalt Xtreme


The latest in Gameloft’s mega popular Asphalt series is Asphalt Xtreme. Rip around dunes, charge through canyons, drift across the mud and fly past your opponents to reach the finish line. Release your inner beast in a Monster Truck. Feed your passion for speed with a Muscle Car, Buggy, Pickup, Rally Car, SUV or Truck.



Bowmasters is a new game from It offers 4 characters to use while aiming and shooting. You also get 41 different weapons to choose from. You can play the multiple local game modes or compete against your friends.

Caveman HD


Just like the original classic Lemmings game, cavemen enter the level through an open hatch and walk aimlessly to their death or around in circles following the path outlined. Specific skills can be assigned to Cavemen to create a new path and help guide the others to the designated exit.

Cubed Rally World


Push it to the limit in this sequel to Cubed Rally Redline. Unique combo gameplay gives you a new section of track for every vehicle. Build a super track by unlocking all 33 vehicles. Just how far can you make it down before smashing into an obstacle?

DC Legends


As the shadow of the Blackest Night prophecy falls on every world, sheer will alone can’t save the shattered DC Universe. It’s up to you to lead a team of DC’s greatest champions to victory, but peace can only be restored with a strategic mind.

Frecce Tricolori Flight Sim


Thanks to an innovative piloting system, you can try all the stunts that made the FRECCE TRICOLORI famous around the world. With three game modes, you can experience the thrill of a real military pilot according to your skill. Try the simulation mode and push your reflexes to the maximum.

Jade Empire


Experience an epic story and journey with fascinating characters across a graphically beautiful, fantastic new world inspired by the myths and legends of ancient China. Sinister events upset the peaceful harmony of an isolated martial arts school, drawing you into a story that unfolds with drama, action, and adventure.

Kathy Rain


Kathy Rain tells the story of a strong-willed journalism major who has to come to terms with her own troubled past as she investigates the mysterious death of her recently deceased grandfather. Armed with her motorcycle, a pack of cigs, and a notepad, Kathy begins to delve into a local mystery.

Microsoft Solitaire Collection


The game everyone has played at least once in their life, Microsoft Solitaire, is now available for Android. The Microsoft Solitaire Collection offers FIVE of the best Solitaire card games in one app: Klondike, Spider, Freecell, Tripeaks, and Pyramid.

Party Hard Go


In Party Hard, you play as someone who is really tired of the neighbors having loud parties. Instead of calling the police, you decide it’s a better idea to kill everyone using your faithful knife and the environment. The tactical strategy follows a series of killings at parties through-ought the USA.



RunGunJumpGun is a tough as nails game that puts a gravity-defying weapon in your hands. One button lets you fly, the other blasts obstacles out of the way. With a cast of crazed characters, challenging gameplay, and a pulsing musical score, it delivers twitchy platforming goodness.



Skyhill takes place after WWIII was ended with biological warfare. You have to leave your luxurious penthouse and search for food. Walking through the skyscraper means going through hell. There is danger around every corner and death is a steady companion.

Super Cat Bros


Super Cat Bros is tailor made for the touch screen. Control 24 paws with just 2 thumbs tapping the left or right side of the screen. You’ll be surprised how easy it is to climb, swim, jump and run. Just don’t forget to bring the right cat for the job.

The Trail


The Trail is the latest game from designer Peter Molyneux. Join our pioneers on a vast journey across country unknown. Set forth to reach the town of Eden Falls – explore, craft, collect, trade, discover, and eventually settle and build.

Time Bomb Race


Help Tiny Wheels and its friends to survive as long as they can. Imagine waking up with a bomb on your head and knowing only you have to run as fast as they can! Put the wings to your wheels! Travel through many landscapes: from the nice calm country, to bumpy canyons, slippery icebergs and many more.

Toon Shooters 2


Toon Shooters 2 is an arcade side-scrolling shooter ‘shmup’ inspired by the golden era of 80’s arcade shooters. Real time co-op play available with different characters with various roles and abilities. The first campaign launches with 10 stages of various puzzles and ridiculous bosses.



YANKAI’S TRIANGLE is a love letter to TRIANGLES. A puzzling puzzle game about the beauty and joy of infinitely tapping on TRIANGLES for some reason. With an elegant TRIANGLE-first approach to interface, YANKAI’S TRIANGLE lets you tap on TRIANGLES to spin them and stuff.

New Daydream Games



EarthShape is a point-and-bounce VR game of universal puzzle gardening. Using the latest technology, bounce your way around obstacles or maneuver for extra points, all to grow the brightest flowers for better worlds.

Hunters Gate


The classic shooter has been reinvented for a completely new VR experience where you’ll blast your way through the town of Hunters Gate as either Forge (a lucky gunslinger) or Payne (a revenge driven mage) as you defend it from demon invasion. Unlock and upgrade powerful weapons, spells, and Hunter skills.

Keep Talking & Nobody Explodes


This has become one of the classic VR games, and now it’s available for Daydream. One person wears the headset and describes the bomb, a second person explains what they have to do to diffuse it without being able to see the bomb. Communication is key!

Mekorama VR


Mekorama is easiest described as a mix between Monument Valley and Minecraft. It has the 3D puzzles of Monument Valley, but with the design and creation tools of Minecraft. Although it has a lot in common with other games, Mekorama stands on its own as a great game.

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Updated Android Games

Pokemon GO


Two big things happened to Pokemon GO this month. The Pokestop-based tracker that has been tested in San Francisco finally rolled out to many more places. You can collect daily bonuses for catching a Pokemon and visiting a Pokestop. 7 days in a row will get you even more bonues. And Ditto is now in the game, but it’s disguised as other Pokemon.

Best of the Best

The Google Play Store has hundreds of thousands of great games to choose from. This list only scratches the surface. We’ve published numerous lists to highlight some of our favorites. Check out the lists below to explore even more!

Joe Fedewa
Ever since I flipped open my first phone I've been obsessed with the devices. I've dabbled in other platforms, but Android is where I feel most at home.

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