10 Best Android Games of 2022

Games of the Year

ByJuanita RomualdezDecember 18, 2022
10 Best Android Games of 2022

10. Apex Legends Mobile

Apex Legends Mobile

Apex Mobile has remained true to the original game, keeping its generous selection of legends and weapons, and, of course, fast-paced combat.

The detailed maps and vibrant gear will make you feel like you’re right in the middle of the action. And don’t worry about your phone’s specs. The game doesn’t need much to give you its stunning graphics and animations.

One issue that the mobile version has is the controls. It can be a challenge for folks coming from the PC and consoles. But the additional mobile-exclusive modes and features make up for it- so it remains an epic free-to-play shooting experience with a playscore of 8.2.

9. Dungeon of Gods

Dungeon of Gods

This pocket-sized action-adventure may remind you of other mobile roguelikes, but it has personality enough to make it stand out.

Playing a demi-god, you combat through the different dungeons by equipping yourself with some Melee and Assault weapons. Don’t forget to upgrade and mix in a bit of strategy too.

Its reward and progression system did get a bit of backlash and as it is free-to-play, there were complaints about the ads/ But clearly, its simple and satisfying combat is enough for it to bag a playscore of 8.2.

8. Tower of Fantasy

Tower of Fantasy

It might look like Genshin Impact at first glance, but this anime-inspired fantasy MMORPG does have its own unique flavor.

Humanity’s survival is in your hands and the game’s fluid combat system, character customizations, engaging storyline, and impressive graphics, will keep you motivated throughout your journey. You can even team up with your friends in online co-op mode.

Steve Weber of MMORPG sums it up as “a whirlwind of enjoyable combat, exploration and mini-games, mixed with a nefarious gacha system and the annoying proclivity to time and level gate progression.” It has its share of assets and liabilities. See for yourself if it's right for you. It has a playscore of 8.3.

7. Krispee Street

Krispee Street

If you’re a Netflix subscriber, you’ll want to check out this quirky, webcomic-inspired seek and find adventure. It’s sure to give you the nostalgic comfort of childhood 80s and 90s cartoons.

All you need is a quick finger and a keen eye to find the adorable and unique characters hidden in the different levels and challenges. As Andrea Scibetta from everyeye.it said: it is a simple and pleasant mobile experience, allowing you to relax and offering a few hours of fleeting entertainment.

All smiles and giggles for this cute puzzle with a playscore of 8.3.

6. Crossout Mobile - PvP Action

Crossout Mobile - PvP Action<

There’s no better way to venture out in an unforgiving post-apocalyptic world than in a four-wheeled, fully-armored, beast of steel.

It’s a monster vehicle battlefield so be prepared and get your machine all decked-out. There’s a whole arsenal to arm your vehicle with, make sure to customize wisely.

So much praise was given for this game’s visuals and controls so you know it’s gonna be the perfect mad-max experience. Also, this bad boy is free Only hitch is, you do have to cash out if you want to get ahead of the fleet. It has a playscore of 8.4.

5. Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel

Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel

The classic decks and gameplay meet fresh graphics and new cards; a perfect bait for old fans and newcomers alike.

D-D-D-Duel your way up the ranks as you raise your skill/ and strive to be number 1 by taking part in rotating tournaments.

Mobile optimization may need to be revisited, especially with the trend of in-game lag complaints but overall, Cody Gravelle from ScreenRant thinks “the foundation for an incredible online card game is very much present in Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel” and with some fixes“ could become the top-tier online representation of tabletop card game experiences”. It bags a playscore of 8.4.

4. Dungeons of Dreadrock

Dungeons of Dreadrock

Think Legend of Zelda but from a home computer RPG of the 80s/ warped into your mobile device.

This pixel-art adventure takes you on a quest to find and rescue your brother, facing off against 100 handcrafted levels full of baddies and challenging puzzles. Other than a call for a little more room and puzzle variety/ it seems as though people have been itching for more hours in these dungeons.

It’s free to play but with ad-support and it has a playscore of 8.4.

3. Disney Twisted-Wonderland

Disney Twisted-Wonderland

With the rise of villain origin stories/ it’s no surprise that a game featuring our favorite outlaws makes bank.

The twist, however, is the villains here are reimagined, “gacha-fied” versions of the classic Disney antagonists who find themselves in a mysterious arcane academy. There are two modes you can take on Twisted Wonderland: in turn-based RPG-battles or in rhythm games. Either way, you have to work with your fellow fiends to figure out this bizarre place.

Overall, Disney Twisted-Wonderland is a pretty good adventure game with decent gameplay. That's the final verdict from critic Madhavan Kanan of GamingOnPhone. This Otome experience gets a playscore of 8.4.

2. Marvel Snap

Marvel Snap

Heroes and villains? Get them all at your fingertips but as assets to a fast-paced card battle.

It's a simplified card game collection without discounting the depth of strategy and gameplay, so you keep the thrills of arranging combos in your roster of supers.

While it may hit you with paywalls to unlock and upgrade, it’s not an imposing pay-to-win scenario and you definitely have an avenue to upgrade through gameplay. In the words of Peter Parker No man can win every battle, but no man should fall without a struggle. So, the choice is yours. It has a playscore of 8.7.

1. European War 7: Medieval

European War 7: Medieval

The Roman Empire has fallen and the continent is in chaos, now it’s up to you to lead your faction to glory.

European War 7 is an in-depth turn-based strategy game of civilization-building through campaigns of conquest and diplomacy. An extensive roster of soldiers, ships and siege weapons set the foundation as you command historical figures to victory.

It does greet you with difficulty at the doorstep/ and will need a degree of time-commitment/ but this game is proving that it will be worth it. It tops our list with a playscore of 8.8.

2022 Games of the Year

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