Best Free Android Games 2017

The best things in life are free. Well free if you have a cheap data plan. We’ve put together a list of the best free Android Games that you can download and play. Without further ado, here are our top picks


Pokemon Go

pokemon goThe one thing killing Pokemon Go right now is Niantic. Company politics aside, if you are like me and played Nintendo’s Pokemon from the days of the GameBoy, Gameboy Color, GameBoy Advance all up to the DS then you’ll want to play Pokemon Go.

Pokémon Go sends you out into your neighbor’s yards on a quest to discover, photograph and collect Pokémon. Your phone acts as a map and viewfinder guiding you form one Poké Stop to the next.Once you reach Level 5 you should consider joining a team to Pokémon for control of Pokémon Gyms.

The game gets constant updates from Niantic and the community is at an active 65 million monthly players per month.

Download it now : Get it on Google Play


Modern Combat 5

modern combat 5You get to step onto the battlefield with a squad from 8 (Assault, Heavy, Recon, Sniper, Support, Bounty Hunter, Sapper, or X1-Morph) classes built with your friends for team play and test your skills in dynamic warfare against online rivals from around the world.The game has over 50 million downloads so you will always have someone to play with.

If you are a solo run-n-gun type then you get to save the world via the game’s campaign. Be warned though – the game-play is fast paced and your reflexes will be put to the test.

Download it now : Get it on Google Play


Thumb Drift

thumb driftThe name of the game is Thumb Drift – Fast & Furious One Touch Car Racing and that is exactly what it is. The game makes you feel like Dominic Toretto minus the muscles of course. The game has over 100 cars that are waiting for you to unlock and thumb drift with on the six available tracks. SMG Studio promises to keep adding more cars and if you have one that you want them to add, just get in touch with them!


Download it now : Get it on Google Play


Battle for the Galaxy

Battle for the GalaxyBattle for the Galaxy reminded us of Age of Empires a lot. The game-play combines tower defense, strategy and dynamic battle systems. You have to create your own army of Space marines, Rocket troopers, Giant Mechs and Battle cruisers leading them to victory against your enemies offline or online in PvP.

The game also contains daily challenges, Leagues, Tournaments, PvP duels and raids to earn rewards and prizes. God luck general.

Download it now : Get it on Google Play


The Walking Dead: Road to Survival

The walking dead road to survivalThe Walking Dead Road to Survival is the definitive Walking Dead strategy RPG game and Robert Kirkman, the creator of The Walking Dead comic series was involved in the game’s development. You put together a team of Survivors to lead them into battle against walkers and humans. You start off with a small community and build a town that you must protect from Walkers as you expand into the wasteland.

The game also has multi-player game-play in the form of PvP raids or co-op allying across familiar maps like  Alexandria, Woodbury and the Sanctuary. Don’t forget to mind the town’s survivors because they will tear the community apart from the inside.

Download it now : Get it on Google Play


Fallout Shelter

Fallout shelterThis game was showered with awards including the Google Play Best of the year, DICE awards and it also got a Golden Joystick award.

The objectives are simple : build a vault from a variety of modern rooms and customize them, explore the post-apocalyptic nuclear wasteland and defend your vault from external threats. Threats from the inside will tear your beautiful vault from within.

There are a lot of quests to complete and the fate of the vault hangs in the balance if you fail to find the perfect seasoning for the chef’s meals. Some missions will have you solving murders, investigating claimed alien sightings or contest in beauty pageants.

Download it now : Get it on Google Play



hearthstone heroes of warcraftFrom the developers of World of Warcraft (Blizzard) comes Hearthstone – Heroes of Warcraft, a card dueling game where you unlock cards, build decks and battle other players in PvP combat. You can create multiple decks and manage them via PC or on your mobile device and battle against AI bots to practice and rank-up.



Download it now : Get it on Google Play


Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

This is the first Final Fantasy game by Square Enix that was targeted at the entire global audience. You get to play the Role Playing Game that has spanned across multiple consoles and generations with characters from the whole franchise. The battle system is an easy to masters tap to attack combined with special abilities to make your crew an unstoppable force.

You explore outer fields or crawl dungeons trying to reach your destination at the same time encountering several enemies and collecting resources. When you enter a village you can interact with the villagers to receive quests and rank-up, gain experience as well as rare items.

If you get tired of the AI NPCs you can go online and look for PvP battles with a customized team.

If you are feeling nostalgic and missing the legendary Chrono Trigger or Secret of Mana on the Super Nintendo then this is the game to play.

Download it now : Get it on Google Play


Plague Inc

Plague IncPlaying the hero and saving the world gets old sometimes. When you feel like a villain and want to destroy the world then Plague Inc from Miniclip is your game.

Your pathogen has just infected ‘Patient Zero’ and you must now bring humanity to its knees by evolving a deadly, global Plague whilst adapting against everything humanity can do to defend itself. This is you vs the world’s defenses.

Download it now : Get it on Google Play

Van Lee Chigwada

Van Lee Chigwada is a seasoned software developer with experience in OS development, Desktop & Mobile Apps as well as Web Development.