30+ Best Android Games [May 2017]


Hundreds of great games arrive in the Play Store each month. Some are from big name gaming studios, others are from small indie developers. It can be hard to keep up with them all. Here is our list of some of the best games to launch in the last month. Check it out and you may just find your new favorite game.

New Android Games

Age of Empires: Castle Siege

The classic Age of Empires series is now available on your phone. Castle Siege invites you to guide your empire through the Medieval Era. Choose from the Britons, Teutons, and Kievan Rus. Fortify your walls and garrison defensive troops to protect yourself from marauders.


Aporia is a defense game all about magic. Use magic spells to kill all the enemies and defend your base. Strategically combine spells and use magic to grow your wizard. If you use magic to fit the timing, you can kill many enemies.

Balance of World

This game is about a world where two different races live. As the god of the world, you have to lead them to live in peace and a balanced way. The effort to create your own perfect world have been fraught with repeated setbacks.

Blocky Castle

The goal of this game is to get your character to the top of a tower. Sharp spikes, rolling barrels, heavy rocks, falling platforms, fire traps, and jumping bombs are among the other enemies that are waiting for your arrival to wickedly push you back into the abyss.

Card Thief

In Card Thief you move through a deck of cards as a stealthy thief. Sneak in the shadows, extinguish torches, pickpocket guards and steal valuable treasures without getting caught. In your thief hideout, you can use your stolen goods to unlock powerful equipment cards.

CATS: Crash Arena Turbo Stars

CATS is a new game from the creators of Cut the Rope. Build a war machine from collected parts and unleash its power against other players in automatic PvP combat. Fight your way up from backyards to the World Championship.

Charming Runes

Charming Runes is a block breaking games with a magical twist. Explore below Fairylandia with volatile RuneBooms, powerful RuneSmashers and corner-defying RuneScopes. Use your wits to design perfect, magic-filled moves to clear the way with a simple touch and slide.

Daily Solitaire: Poker Saga

Daily Solitaire: Poker Saga is patience game that is a combination of both video poker and solitaire. If you enjoy solo card games like solitaire and video poker, then you will love what this game brings to the table.

Father and Son

Father and Son is an adventure that takes off from the National Archaeological Museum in Naples. What begins as the story of a son who never knew his father becomes a universal and ageless tale, with the present and the past making up the setting for Michael’s travels.

Fury Turn

Fury Turn, as the name implies, is a turn-based action game. The goal is to save the scientists and prevent a biological disaster. Solve puzzles, avoid traps, and eat burgers along the way. New challenges pop up every day.

Golf Zero

Golf Zero is a crazy mix of golf and platforming. Jump, bounce and slide your way around the levels trying everything you can to get the ball in the hole. Work your way through the 80 normal levels or compete and share your times with the rest of the world in the speed run levels.

Griddle Speed Puzzle

Logic puzzles are good practice for your brain on attributes like memorization, spatial reasoning, and patience. The regular daily dose will contribute to one’s logical thinking and problem-solving skills making you more focused and an expert puzzle solver.


Invert is a tile-flipping puzzle game for fans of brain teasers like Reversi, Go, Sudoku and Rubiks Cubes. The trick is to invert rows of tiles to solve puzzles. The goal is to make all of the tiles the same color in as few flips as possible.

Lumino City

Lumino City is a visually stunning game that was made entirely by hand out of paper and miniatures. Lumi’s grandfather, the caretaker of Lumino City, has been kidnapped. To find him, you must explore the city and figure out the fascinating mechanisms that power this unique world.


Guide MouseBot through mazes of fantastical mechanical mouse traps created by the cat scientists of CatLab. Dodge giant metal Kitty Krushers, leap over mouse-grinding Roller Graters, evade scary Mines and Lasers, and platform your way across pools of bot-melting Acid on an epic quest for cheese and freedom.

Neogen Beatz

Neogen Beatz is an arcade with neon lights, fluid gameplay, and high speeds and all interacting as one with the mesmeric visual style and accompanying music. Match the neon figures as they fallout, with the cells in the bottom, test your reaction and beat the high scores to unlock new modes.

Neon Drifters

Neon Drifters is yet another endless runner game. This one has cyberpunk and retro sci-fi vibes. Go as far as you can, collect credits and unlock characters. Compete against other players on the HiScore leaderboard.

Nonstop Chuck Norris

Chuck Norris is an unstoppable force, and that’s just real life. In this game, you power up Chuck Norris as he delivers a beating to an infinite horde of villains. The mission: to save multiple universes. Chuck will continue to fight and earn rewards while you take a break.

Phrase Crunch

Phrase Crunch is a fast-paced word game with a new twist on Hangman. Letters quickly appear within a phrase as time decreases. Stop the timer to guess the words. The faster you guess, the more points you earn.

Spells Of Genesis

Spells of Genesis is a fantasy trading card game that takes the collection and strategic aspects of trading card games and adds the addictiveness of arcade gameplay through a unique battling mechanic.

Tap Summoner

Tap Summoner is a mobile RPG Tower Defense and Offense action collectible card battle game. This game is focused around tapping your screen repeatedly, in so summoning minions to attack the enemy in a Clash Royale.

The Last Ninja Twins

Ninja Twins is a nerve-racking twin turbo game requiring asynchronous ninja thumb precision, laser-focused eyesight, and extraordinary brain-to-hand signal processing capacity. Jump the running ninjas through beautiful, fun and challenging levels.

TrVe Metal Quest

TrVe Metal Quest is a mini point and click adventure game inspired by the LucasArts classics. If you loved the likes of Monkey Island and Day of the Tentacle, then hop in and enjoy this little homage.

Watery Blocks

In Watery Blocks you are controlling the water level. Your goal is to fill up blocks. Blocks are grouped between walls. Walls restrict water flow. Around the board there are numbers which shows how many blocks should be filled in column or row. When all numbers are green, you solved level.

Yo! Let’s UP

Yo! Let’s UP is all about jumping on blocks to stack them as high as you can, keeping your balance, and looking good doing it. Easy to pick up and get into, Yo! Let’s UP’s one button gameplay will keep you challenged and entertained.


Yooka-Laylee is an all-new open-world platformer from Playtonic. Using their arsenal of special moves, the heroes will tackle a huge variety of puzzles and platforming challenges in their search for Pagies, the golden bounty used to unlock and expand stunning new worlds.

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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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