Top 15 NEW Android Games of January 2019

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A unique twist on the action shooting genre, BACKFIRE challenges you to rid its neon world of an ancient curse using nothing but a ship that fires from the rear. Playing on the easy to pick up but hard to master formula, conquering its increasingly tough levels gives you just the hit you need to take on the next. Easy on the eyes but not on the fingers, it's a promising title with a PlayScore of 8.01

14. Starlit On Wheels: Super Kart

The cute creatures from Starlit adventures are taking a break from their wonderful adventure to compete in some intense but equally adorable racing. Bringing the chaotic evil of Kart Racing into their colorful world, Starlit on Wheels is simple and effortlessly charming. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 8.46.

13. Hit the Light

One of the most unique takes on the classic Arkanoid series, Happymagenta's Hit the Light crosses the brick game formula with the pinball experience and adding the ASMR-like cacophony of broken glass. Presenting it with the always magnetic neon lights, it's a fun casual game for anytime you feel like breaking something with style. It has a rating of 8.78.

12. Nano Golf: Hole In One

You've heard of Minigolf but Nitrome's Nanogolf is a whole 'nother beast altogether. Pushing all your golfing and angular expertise to the limits, in this world, it's hole in one or go home. Master the art of digital putting and get that precious high score. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 8.78.

11. Langrisser

Coming in fresh to the world of mobile gaming, Masaya Games' classic 90s tactical RPG gets a new lease on life on our smartphones. Renewed for the modern age, it shows off its stunning new art and animations alongside their exhilarating turn-based battles. Telling the story with all-star cast of voiceover legends, it's a gacha game you can't miss with a rating of 8.8.

10. Tap! Captain Star

The idle clicker makes its way to outer reaches of the cosmos in this space adventure game from Nanoo company. Like a cute clicker version of the Guardians of the Galaxy, your job is to roam around the universe in search of dark life forms to defeat with your progressively fancy weapons. Tap your way to a quiet universe with a PlayScore of 8.93.

9. Legends of Andor – The King’s Secret

Already an award-winning boardgame, this digital adaptation will let you enjoy the wonders of the world of Andor solo. Play as warriors, sorceresses, dwarves, and archers and do what you must to defend the castles from the trials ahead. With 12 legends to go through and experience, there's plenty of fantasy adventures ahead with a Provisional PlayScore of 8.94.

8. Tacticool

Panzerdog’s action game is simple. Grab a car, pick up friends, and beat your foes in an intense 5 versus 5 mobile shooter. It’s packed with real time physics, destructible environment and fast-paced battles. Choose from multiple operators and unlock over 50 weapons to take down your enemies. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 9.00.

7. Tiles Hop: EDM Rush!

It’s pretty much like any other rhythm game on the market. AMANOTES’ music game for the mobile lets you use your own songs. Listen to the magic beats and use your reflexes to drag the ball left or right to guide them from tile to tile. Follow the rhythm and simply use one finger to maneuver its multiple levels. Select from a selection of different sky balls with unique designs, and feel the rush of music. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 9.00.

6. Chronicon Apocalyptica

This text-based indie RPG from Choice of Games lets you save Medieval England from Norse Raiders, Ghosts and other challenges. Protect this magical book and read through its interactive medieval fantasy world written by Robert Davis. With over 250,000 pages, it’s purely text based and it offers a wide variety of choices to determine which path you should take. It receives a Provisional PlayScore of 9.09.

5. Space Justice – Galaxy Airplane Alien Shooter

A reimagining of the classic arcade game. This fast and dynamic vertical scrolling space-shooter takes you to a colorful space swarmed with extraterrestrial threat. Just like most space-shooters, customize and upgrade your ship to help it brave the cosmic void. Go at it alone, or with your friends as you overcome a common foe. Players can also enter its PvP mode where they harvest enemy resources and dominate the playing field. It receives a Provisional PlayScore of 9.20.

4. MU ORIGIN 2 - WEBZEN Officially Authorized

One of the defining MMORPG’s from the days of old comes back in a whole new platform. Now in the mobile platform, this brings the legendary adventure once again to new and old players. With an improved gameplay, intense PvP modes, and better graphics, it’s the best version of MU yet. It’s a rebirth of the classic and it receives a rating of 9.20

3. Oddmar

The quest to find a worthy spot in Valhalla is a difficult task. Mobge’s mobile adventure game takes you to the life of Oddmar as he reclaims his worth by going on an epic Nordic journey. With over 24 handcrafted worlds, engage in fun physics-based puzzle and platforming challenges. Use magical abilities and encounter foes around its fantasy world. A Provisional PlayScore of 9.39.

2. Star Traders: Frontiers

Take control of a massive starship and venture into a massive open universe. Trese Brothers’ turn-based RPG game lets you explore the galaxy torn apart by war, aliens, and politics. Customize your own ship, assemble your own loyal crew and become an intergalactic captain. It receives a Provisional PlayScore of 9.42.

1. A Thief’s Journey

Indian studio VRPlaying Games’ first ever work is a simple puzzler which places you in a world where you steal prizes in a room filled with guards, searchlights, spikes, lasers and a other traps. Enjoy its over 40 fun-packed levels and be a master thief as y ou tip toe your way around its heightened security. It has a Provisional PlayScore of 9.52.