About Edgar Wulf
Edgar covers evergreen content for Android Police. After getting a degree in programming for Android OS, Edgar realized that he prefers talking about games to actually making them. He rejects cookies, unless they're white chocolate chip, and has an unhealthy relationship with coffee. Edgar thinks that Digimon are way cooler than Pokémon and is willing to die on that hill.
Today's roundup combines the best of Metroid and Castlevania
Metroidvania titles focus on exploration and item acquisition, with each discovery delivering something special to help you progress your adventure. This genre has graced countless consoles and handhelds and now to your favorite Android tablet. Some of the best games on Android evoke aspects of Metroidvania, from the flashiest platformers to the brutalist souls-likes,
DC? Harry Potter? Star Wars? Few names have the same staying power as Marvel, especially since it branched into numerous mediums. Nowadays, you can read Marvel comics, watch Marvel movies, or play Marvel games from the comfort of your favorite Android tablet.
Go Plus Ultra, become a pirate, or sit back and just play cards with these great games on Android
Though some of the best Android smartphones come from its neighboring country, South Korea, there's no denying that Japan has a significant cultural impact worldwide. From storied tradition to the latest tech and video games, one of the many ways Japan grabs attention is through anime.
These awesome visual novels will keep you company with enthralling narrative
Who doesn't love an intricate story with multi-faceted characters? The visual novel genre is one of the more underappreciated. For one, many games, especially lengthy role-playing games, can take hundreds of hours to complete, and not everyone has that amount of time to dedicate.
You don’t need a Nintendo console to enjoy the serenity of games like Animal Crossing
What could possibly beat a good game after a long day? When daily life beats you down, sometimes the best option is to relax with a serene game on your favorite Android tablet. And when it comes to serenity, few of the best games can stand on par with those published by Nintendo.
Fight aliens, zombies, and other mythical creatures in the best tower defense games on Android
If you want to play a game that challenges your reflexes, decision-making, and ability to adapt, there's hardly a better way to do it than tower defense games. Just make sure to grab an Android tablet with a bigger screen to keep track of all the troops on the map.
Delve into the top open-world games that Android has to offer
When Grand Theft Auto 3 was released way back in 2001, open-world games changed forever. It single-handedly defined how everyone else would approach open-world design for decades to come. Since then, the genre has grown, with seemingly endless fictional universes to explore.
Experience humanity's looming dystopia with these awesome cyberpunk games on Android
Cyberpunk covers two polar opposites of a successful society. On one end, you've got peak technological advancement; on the other, socio-economic downfall. There's an extreme disparity between the rich and the poor: the middle class essentially doesn't exist anymore.
Chill on an entirely new level by playing the best Android games on Netflix
Ever since Netflix introduces streaming, the number of similar subscription platforms has exponentially increased. But if you want to watch the latest comedy specials or episodes of Stranger Things, Netflix still remains the top dog. Just lie back, grab your trusty Android tablet, and press play.
From Alien to Hitman, we cover the best stealth games on Android
While stealth games were around long before, the game that popularized the genre was Metal Gear Solid in 1998. Its enemy AI and abundance of features made the game dynamic and multi-faceted. Who wouldn't enjoy hiding from enemies while running around in a cardboard box?
Fighting games on Android seldom get any more old-school than this
Just a few decades ago, you would've needed a pocketful of quarters to play the latest fighting games at the local arcade. For better or for worse, those days are far gone. The latest Android tablets play almost every fighting game under the sun, including Mortal Kombat and Street Fighter.
Shoot your way through best bullet hell games on Android
One of the more storied genres, shoot 'em ups, has been around ever since video games populated arcades. They're known for their challenging, fast-paced gameplay and vibrant visuals. You often get to take control of a single aerial vehicle and battle through hordes of opposing forces.
Drift past the competition with the best Mario Kart alternatives on Android
Did you know that Mario Kart 8 is among the best-selling video games of all time? With over 60M copies sold, it considerably surpasses Triple-A titles like Red Dead Redemption 2 and The Witcher 3. What makes these numbers more impressive is that the core Mario Kart games are Nintendo exclusives. Meaning these sales cover only a small ecosystem.
Don't let the lack of Photoshop keep you away from using Chrome OS; there are plenty of alternatives
It's not often that we see a web browser become a fully-fledged OS. And yet, that's exactly what happened with Google's Chrome. Chrome OS devices started out as little more than hubs for checking e-mail and watching YouTube, but times have changed.
Whether you're into weightlifting or yoga, these apps will help you stay in shape
Have you stuck to your new year's fitness resolutions? It's easier than ever with affordable fitness trackers and apps like Google Fit that keep a record of your progress. Gym memberships, nutritionists, and personal trainers could easily cost you hundreds of dollars each month.
Celebrate the new year with the best zombie games for Android
Did you hear the news broadcast? Apparently, there's a mysterious viral outbreak, and, allegedly, corpses rise from the ground. Allegedly. Oh, snap, it's the zombie apocalypse! Thankfully, you don't need to wait for it to enjoy the best zombie games on Android. Simply pick up your trusty Android tablet, download a game and aim for headshots.
Get things done with these awesome apps
Here's a fun fact: over 80% of the world's populace owns a smartphone. It's estimated that the number of smartphone users worldwide has surpassed 6.6B. In other words, almost everyone on Earth has some kind of smart device, be it the latest Android handset, iPhone, or anything in-between.
Create and mix music from the comfort of your Android device
Music production can turn into a lucrative creative endeavor. But it can also eat up your budget, especially when you're starting. Thankfully, even the most affordable Android tablet can act as a creative tool. This way, you can experience music production without a huge investment.
From Apex Legends to Fortnite and beyond, we've rounded up the best battle royale games on Android
Battle royale games are still among the most played genres, and whether you play on the latest PS5 or Xbox Series console, or your trusty Android tablet, their accessibility makes them especially appealing as some of the best Android games around.
Contemporary Android smartphones come pre-installed with a variety of social media apps. Understandable, as posting on social, be it Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, has become part of our routine. Established in 2006, Twitter has been at the forefront of social media.