Looking for some neat new games to play on your Android smartphone? If that’s the case, you might be pleased to hear that several titles that are usually paid are now available for free on Google Play.
This collection features several different genres, so we’ve made sure to include a video (where available) or gameplay image and a description below each title in order to aid you in the selection process.
Also, make sure to check out the end of sale times for each game below the respective download link. At the time of writing (December 19th), some of these titles only have a few hours left in their “freebie” period, so it’s advisable to download anything that you like fast. Without further ado, let’s see what’s on the list!
If you have a thing for tower defense games, today is your lucky day! Popular developer Artem Kotov has made the first game of his Defense Zone series completely free to download.
Defense Zone games are pretty standard representatives of the genre, but they feature really nice graphics and a well-balanced gameplay which makes them a delight to play. As usual, you will have to hold your defense with the help of turrets against swarms of enemies. After each stage, new weapons will become available. You will have to decide whether to upgrade your experienced units or go ahead and purchase some new tech. There are various maps and terrains that will require a different approach, so the key to success here is being adaptive.
Colorzzle is an incredibly pleasant and minimalistic puzzle game. The concept is simple – you have to move a colored tile next to a pillar of the same hue. Match all colors and the level is complete. Of course, things get more difficult with each stage. After a while, you’ll have to start combining colors to create new ones. All in all, we’re pretty sure that you’ll have a lot of fun with the 100 levels featured in the game.
If you’re into isometric puzzle games like Monument Valley, Daregon is a title that you might wanna check out. In fact, the developers admit that the title draws inspiration from the popular indie title, as well as “The Witness” and “Zelda: Ocarina of Time”.
Guide the square through mazes, optical illusions, and remember that there’s a walkthrough on YouTube if you get stuck on a tricky level. It’s also worth noting that Daregon is getting a free expansion soon (according to the description), so the game has the potential to entertain over the long run.
Dungeon999 is a really neat RPG game. The world has been overpopulated with increasingly aggressive slime monsters and you’re tasked with culling them to restore peace in your town. The slimes all live in a dungeon with 999 levels and, guess what, you’ll have to clear it out.
The main characters of this game are the wandering warrior Jack and Rose the magician (yeah, just like Titanic). Rose has to gather enough mana in order for you to pass a given stage. During this time she can’t move so you’ll have to protect her from the slime with Jack. Rose can cast some pretty devastating spells; however, so use these to your advantage.
Dungeon999 features lovely retro graphics and a really fun storyline, so we definitely recommend that you give it a try.
If you’re a fan of the RPG and defense genres, you simply have to try Dungeon Defense. The game has an excellent rating of 4.8 stars, with over 26,000 people giving it the maximum 5 stars.
The storyline is really straightforward – you play as a bunch of villains trying to protect the last dungeon of the realm from all the heroes trying to raid it. Simply tap and hold on the screen to start shooting.
Level one is simple enough – you control a skeleton and you have to throw projectiles at the enemy. You also have an orc buddy who shoots automatically. After each stage, you gain experience, learn new abilities, collect loot, and expand your team. There’s a lot of depth to this game, with various crafting and research systems in place for RPG fans to tinker with. You also have several different game modes that will keep you playing for a long time.
Hexasmash 2 is a creation of the studio behind the popular Laserbreak series. Similarly, it is a physics puzzle game that revolves around chain reactions.
The concept is straightforward – release the wrecking ball at the right time to destroy your target in a given level.This is simple enough for the first few stages, but, as always, things get more complicated from there on.
There are a lot of levels and physical objects that you can interact with, and you will surely love the game if you have a soft spot for puzzlers.
The Ball Reach is one of those games that get you hooked through a little bit of frustration. You’re tasked with moving the ball through a series of levels that are filled with all sorts of narrow pathways, slopes, and tricky obstacles while making sure that you don’t fall into the chasm. The controls are a bit difficult to grasp at first, but they sort of grow on you as you play along.
The gameplay of this puzzle game is quite simple – you move the dots freely until you form a square with 4 or 9 dots; You can move as many dots you’d want at same time, that will look much like dragging snake across the level; The dots can be varied in up to 3 colors: red, green and blue, but squares will only be formed by dots with the same color. There are 80 levels packed with various different challenges, meaning that Quaddro 2 is bound to keep puzzle fans entertained for a while.
Love solving cryptogram puzzles? If so, you should definitely download this game. Cryptogram Cryptoquote Puzzle features one hundred encrypted quotes. These are organized into ten categories such as Ancient Wisdom, Celebrities, Comedy, Philosophy, Politicians, and Sports.
It’s a really light and fun word puzzle title. When you finish the puzzle, you can see how you rank against expert cryptogram puzzlers.
Are you ready to get spooked? Russian game studio AGaming+ specializes in making first-person horror games, and The Light is one of their scariest titles to date. After regaining consciousness, the protagonist finds himself locked in a cage. First, he will need to find a way to get out and then explore what happened in the B-18 laboratory.
Obviously, this game is not suitable for children and the faint-hearted. The version we’ve linked here has been translated into English. One annoying thing about this hame is that there is no save option, so you better assign some time when playing.