Whether you’re looking for ideas to invest in your next Unity Android game or simply want to discover new games for you to play, this list of Android games made in Unity is for you.
Android is the world’s biggest mobile operating system which accounts for 76.03% of the global market share, according to Stats Counter. In 2017, Google Play generated $19.5B on apps in the store.
Moreover, as Sensor Tower reports, Google Play revenue grew by 27.3% in 2018 compared to 2017 which accounted for $24.8B.
Android games and applications have established a massive market which is worth entering today. The apps generate between one dollar and billions which purely depends on luck, Google Play algorithm, promotion, and of course, an idea along with development skills.
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In this article, we’ll focus on 10 best Android games created in Unity that made it to the top so you can play them, learn from them and enjoy the experience.
Crossy Road is a free-to-play arcade video game released and published by Hipster Whale.
The gameplay is simple. You need to cross the road. The only problem is that the road is endless and the further you go the more complicated and dangerous it gets.
There are over 200+ unlockable characters and a multiplayer (on the same device) mode which makes it an extremely fun game to play with friends. Being an endless runner, Crossy Road is one of the most popular Android Games made in Unity, and it’s also the best game to kill the time.
Hitman Sniper is a single-player mobile shooter developed and published by Square Enix.
Hitman Sniper is the only paid game in this list which has a price of $0.99 and was downloaded over 10 million times out of which 715,000+ users left comments and rated the game. It’s a massive response for a game of this type which can be fairly called a success.
The gameplay is far from being complicated. The main goal is to kill. However, you can kill in different modes and for different rewards. Thus, the game provides several regimes – missions, tactical, survivor (against zombies) as well as different weapons to complete the objectives. Apart from being a paid game, it also uses in-app purchases and ads to drive sales.
Overall, It’s a fun game to play after a long day at work, school, you name it. Hitman Sniper is a great example of an Android game developed with Unity Engine.
ShadowGun: DeadZone is a third-person multiplayer shooter developed and published by Madfinger Games.
Simultaneously, 12 players can be engaged into combat online. Combining two game modes deathmatch and zone control (flag capturing), the game provides a fun experience when playing with friends. For a mobile game, ShadownGun has a pretty decent level of graphics as well as gameplay.
It has 10 customizable characters, nice animation, perks, detailed maps, and over 20 types of weapons which add up a spark to the game.
The game makes a living from in-game ads.
Alto’s Adventure is an endless-runner mobile game made with Unity by Snowman. The game has stunning visuals and was purely made for mobile devices and later ported to Linux and Windows.
Alto’s adventure is a snowboarding game the main point of which is to jump-slide-jump while catching llamas for as long as you can until you hit a rock, drop off a cliff or get caught by the elder.
When it comes to the gameplay, the game provides enough “easy to learn, hard to master” handcrafted goals (180) which will keep you focused. Apart from that, Alto’s Adventure has 6 characters which are unlocked on levels 1-51. Before the run, you can buy different perks to enhance the characters for a particular run.
The game makes a living from ads and in-app purchases and is free for Android. However, it costs $4.99 for iOS users.
Hearthstone is a multi-player digital collectible card game (DCCG) developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment.
This game is arguably one of the best turn-based card games made with Unity for iOS and Android platforms. The regular play is usually composed of 30 cards, however, there are over 2,500+ playable cards in the game. There are 9 classes in the game with unique cards and abilities which they can use based on mana points during each turn in the game.
For a free-to-play game, the amount of content is huge: characters, cards, music, sounds, animations, and visual effects – all these and other things are extensively present in the game.
Hearthstone revenue is based on ads and in-app purchases starting from $2.99.
Mobius Final Fantasy is a role-playing mobile game developed and published by Square Enix.
Mobius Final Fantasy provides a rich gaming experience featuring 3 playing characters Wol, Meia, and Sarah Cornelia. It has a very simple turn-based battle system and linear level design.
There are several elements that win the hearts of players: music and characters. There are very fancy anime-like cute characters that everybody admires and awesome music composed by Mitsuto Suzuki.
With good graphics and a deep story, Mobius Final Fantasy is worth being on the list of Android games on Unity.
The game has based their revenue on offering in-app purchases.
Reigns is a card-based strategy game developed by Nerial and published by Devolver Digital.
The game provides a very unique experience where a player has to interact with different cards that represent different characters by answering their questions with a “yes” or “no” or following other pre-baked responses depending on the situation.
In this game, you’re the decision-maker and every decision has its consequences within the four pillars of the society: church, people, military, and wealth. Some consequences may even lead to the death of characters. Thus, the game has several endings which a player can come to.
Reigns balances on the combination of randomness, complexity, and strategy which makes it unique and fun to play.
Reigns costs $2.99.
Monument Valley 2 is an indie puzzle game developed and published by Ustwo Games.
Stunning isometric visuals and incredible music are the things that make Monument Valley 2 an amazing game to play. Even though it’s a limited-level puzzle game, it might as well compete with Alto’s Adventure not by the genre but by ambient and luring atmosphere it creates.
The story is about a mother and daughter who you have to guide through various mazes and structures which are enhanced with optical illusions and impossible objects also known as undecidable figures.
Monument Valley 2 is a perfect example of a puzzle game made in Unity which highlights the diversity of the engine’s capabilities in terms of mobile game design and development.
The game costs $4.99.
Ravensword: Shadowlands is a role-playing game created by Crescent Moon Games.
The game resembles The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim which was extremely popular in 2012 and is still played by millions of fans around the globe. What is unique about the game is that, first, it’s a mobile game, second, it has an open world.
Ravensword is a mobile RPG game which provides everything you need from a game: monsters, weapons, quests, magic, trade, NPCs, dungeons and more. This game is a true representation of what can be done with Unity mobile game development.
The game costs $6.99 and also provides in-app purchases.
Hexagonium is a mobile game that combines strategy and battle royale gaming mechanics and is currently being developed by Game-Ace.
There are several worlds in the game which a player can choose from. Each world lasts for a limited period of time. During that time, players have to develop as much as they need and attack other players, whoever destroys everybody – wins.
In each battle, players can earn various perks and items which they can use to enhance their future battles in newly generated worlds.
Hexagonium is an MMORPG game that incorporates different mechanics from popular genres such as RTS (real-time strategy), 4X, and MOBA.
The game has a thought-out monetization mechanic offering in-app purchases and displaying ads. This can be adjusted any time. Hexagonium is currently looking for investors.
If you’re looking for game development opportunities or trying to figure out if Unity is worth going with when it comes to mobile app development, then this article should have helped you.
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