Most Popular Android Game Genres of 2019

It can be hard finding a great game to play on your android phone or mobile device. Not because there is a lack of games available. There’s so many, that if you don’t really know what you are looking for, you could find yourself getting lost browsing aimlessly through lists and lists of different games. That’s why for the following post we have taken many of the most popular game genres and selected a few titles for each that we think you might enjoy. So, rather than spend hours trying to find a decent game, you can just check your favourite genre and take it from there.

Adult Android Games

These are rarely talked about but you would not believe how popular adult android games really are. Whatever your fetish or niche there will be something out there that will suit you.

Best Racing Games for Android

Racing games have always been popular across all platforms. If you are looking for a new set of high-octane racers, check some of these great games out:

Asphalt 9: Legends

Asphalt 9: Legends is the latest updated version of the long-running popular driving series. Rather than providing you with a realistic ride, this instead opts for something a bit more blatantly over the top. There’s a career mode and lots of new rides and upgrades to unlock. You can also play online against other players too.

Beach Buggy Racing

This is the follow-up to the ever-so-slightly crazy Beach Buggy Blitz and is a very uncomplicated and thrilling racer where you race around tropical coastal paradise. Be careful though, as there’s a plethora of different obstacles that can slow you down.

Best Platform Games for Android Phones

Since the days of Mario and Sonic, platforms have delighted gamers with their ingenious puzzles and action. With android devices there is a wide variety of different types of platforms available. The following are just a few of the most popular ones.


Oco is a great little game, if a little perplexing, frustrating but fun all at once. It only requires the use of your thumb and the action is set inside circular areas that constantly rotate. The basic aim of the game is to grab at all the bling. You need to jump at the right time. There’s lots of sneaky twists and turns and the same technique won’t work in each level. Whereas some you must choose the right walls to bounce off to change direction and in some there are jump pads and speed mats.

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Classic

He’s back and faster than ever in this Sega-released android version of the classic sequel to one of the biggest and most popular platformers of all time. The touchscreen controls work a treat and because it has been provided in widescreen there’s additional elements, graphics and lots of secrets you’ve never seen before.

Best RPGs for Android

Some are the best games are the ones where you get to be someone else for half an hour, an hour or however long you play them. What better way to do this than with a good old-fashioned RPG? Here are a couple of the best.

Baldur’s Gate and Baldur’s Gate 2: Shadows of Amn

If you are a fan of Dungeons & Dragons, you’ll love Baldur’s Gate games. They rely on the 2nd edition rules and the perfect RPGs to sink your teeth into. You start with nothing and must learn. Clear dungeons and slay beasts, what more do you want?

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

Need we say more? Star Wars and RPG heaven. Be careful though, as it’s a massive download. But worth it.


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