10. Disney Heroes: Battle Mode

Far from their usual nature, Disney iconic heroes from far and wide have been rounded up for a round or two of strategic turn-based battles. Set in the colorful Digital City, assemble your team of favorite characters--from Eve, Stitch, Ralph, or Captain Jack Sparrow--and use their many abilities to mow down whichever hero or villain comes in their way. With viruses running amuck in the city's algorithmic alleys, it's up to your band of charactersto stop them.

Collect up to 25 characters from the most memorable Disney and Pixar flicks, and upgrade their skills to survive each mission. It has a PlayScore of 8.22

9. FINALFANTASY XV POCKET EDITION

Spreading the Final Fantasy XV love to anything they can put their hands on, Square Enix has finally brought your favorite gang to the mobile. Well, at least the important parts. This edition distills the salient parts of the fantasy RPG into a more pocket-friendly form. Take on the various perils of Noctis' quest along with chibified version the crowned prince and his friends. Bite into the delights of the popular RPG in this Final Fantasy tale told in 10 exciting chapters. It has a PlayScore of 8.27

8. SHIN MEGAMI TENSEI DX2

Next up is a 3D Strategic turn-based Anime style RPG set in the post-apocalyptic world of Tokyo, Akihabara. In this you have the power to summon demons. There are more than 160 different demons to collect. Each of these demons have their own unique skills. If that’s not enough for you, you can even fuse them together.

The story-telling is no slouch either. Otakus will surely enjoy the Japanese voice over. Shin Megami Tensei Dx2 has a Playscore of 8.32

7. DRAGON BALL LEGENDS

Time for a blast to the past, and relive the golden days of our childhood! In this all-new Dragon Ball card game by BANDAI NAMCO, we’ll experience a brand new story through the eyes of an all-new character designed by Akira Toriyama, the creator of the Dragon Ball series. That’s how you know that the developers really had to treat the DB name with justice.

As Dave Aubrey from Pocket Gamer would say, it’s one of the better anime time wasters on the mobile. With that being said, it has a Playscore of 8.33

6. Caravan War: Heroes and Tower Defense

You just acquired a whole empire to your name. What do you do next? Well, now, you have to defend it -- tower defense style, of course. Yes, it’s a tower defense game, but the fun doesn’t stop there! It’s also a resource management game centered on trade.

What’s great about this is that the difficulty curve is pretty smooth. It doesn’t get too difficult too fast that you’ll be forced to go for in-app purchases, but it does keep getting more and more challenging as to keep you engaged. This two-in-one game has a Playscore of 8.39

5. PUBG Mobile

PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS on the mobile.

You probably already know, but if you haven’t, in PUBG, you fight against 99 other players Battle Royale style! That means you have to find your own weapons, vehicles, and other supplies that will aid your victory against everyone. Are you good enough to be the last man left standing? If so, PUBG has a Playscore of 8.42

4. Major Mayhem 2

There's been Major changes in the Major Mayhem's formula with this second installment to their testosterone fuelled shooter. Given that fresh new 3 dimensional look, Major Mayhem two levels up the excitement as you roam around jungles, deserts, and more to ease that itch on your trigger finger. Bring out the big guns and do whatever is possible to bring the down the Evil Villains group.

Packed with up to 50 handcrafted levels and 5 different bosses, it's hours and hours of run and gun fun with a PlayScore of 8.47

3. Pocket City

The mobile has seen its fair share of city builders but few can boast SimCity like construction and management like Pocket City does. While there is a premium version, Codebrew Games also offers this awesome FREE edition that, other than having the occasional ad, has zero microtransactions. Get focused on building the ultimate metropolis--constructing homes for new citizens, and furnishing them with hotspots for business, work, and leisure.

As mayor, you'll also have to deal with everyday emergencies, so make sure to learn the best strategies for reaching each one of your citizens' homes. A SimCity like strategy game for the city planner on the go, it has a PlayScore of 8.5

2. Shadowgun Legends

From the folks at Madfinger Games, Shadowgun Legends is a sort of landmark for the genre. Not only does it have console-like graphics, it also has a persistent world to explore. Combining coop, competitive multiplayer, and exciting story campaigns--it's the whole first-person shooter shebang rolled into one. Within its narrative-based campaigns, put yourself in the shoes of the eponymous task force and rid the futuristic world of a deadly alien threat. It's not the most original storyline, but it packs a mean punch in terms of RPG elements, customizations, and cool-looking bosses.

One of today's best mobile RPGs, made free to play. It has a PlayScore of 8.65

Runners-up:

15. Pokemon Quest

Pokemon's giving you a free pass to blocky training adventures. Explore a voxel style Tumblecube island and train against the Red and Blue's feisty monsters. It has a PlayScore of 7.69

14. The X-Files: Deep State

Creative Mobile's latest hidden object game will let you relive the paranormal adventures of the famous scifi duo. Pay attention to every clue and discover the truth behind each mystery. It has a PlayScore of 7.73

13. ChronoBlade

Put your fighting gloves on for this epic sidescrolling RPG brawler from nWay games. A competitive arena for you to show your skills in PvP or master the art against their tough bosses. It has a PlayScore of 7.73

12. Westworld

Start your training at Westworld! You are now given access to the Delos Park Training Simulator where you will maintain and learn about the park and its hosts. It has a Playscore of 7.96

11. DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY OPERA OMNIA

This aint your ordinary FF game. Mixed in with the delightful Dissidia universe, this crossover style JRPG is just what fans of both franchises need on their mobiles. It has a PlayScore of 8.2

1. And the best Free Android Game of 2018 so far is Asphalt 9: Legends

The Asphalt series has been one of the gold standards of mobile arcade racing for a while now. Luckily, this newest entry followed suit, rising to the occasion and giving racing enthusiasts exactly the racing thrills they needed. Not only does it provide stellar visuals, but for the first time ever, Asphalt 9 also introduces the club option that lets you form groups with like-minded racers. Race for and alongside your friends and bring your club to the top of the leaderboards.

Jaw-dropping graphics, smooth racing, and online fun at the tip of your fingers, it's the best free android game of 2018 with a PlayScore of 8.75