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Strategy-based games and puzzle-style games rank among the most exciting and challenging Android apps. Players looking for ‘mind-bending’ activity will relish the opportunity to play tough Android games. The complexity of these games is their redeeming quality. Whether it’s an RPG game, an MMO game, or a conventional brain game, the appeal of challenging apps is unmistakable. If you’re looking to flex your grey matter, you will find these top 5 Android games much to your liking.
#1. Super Hexagon
Super Hexagon has been named the Best Game of the Year in 2012 by IGN, the PC Gamer Editor’s Choice Winner, and a dangerously addictive game by for fans the world over. So, what’s it all about? Created by Terry Cavanagh, Super Hexagon is an arcade game rated E for everyone. It has garnered a 4.7/5 rating from 18,583 reviewers at the Google Play Store and has between 100,000 – 500,000 installs.
It has been described as a minimal action game, with interactive elements. In the words of Gamezebo, it blends merciless difficulty and brilliant design. Super Hexagon retails at $2.99, and the music is its most attractive feature. The game has been rated 10/10 by Steam, 4.3/5 by GOG.com and has been available since August 31, 2012.
#2. Pixel Dungeon
Pixel Dungeon by Watabou is an RPG game rated T for Teen. This game is an incredibly challenging game and is free to install. Players will go up against some of the toughest monsters in the cyber-universe with all sorts of artifacts and prizes up for grabs. Some folks consider it really difficult to make headway in this game.
Your task is to recover the Amulet of Yendor. There are magical and mystical elements in the game, including Berserkers perks, Wand of Flock spawns, Wand of Firebolts, and Scrolls of Wipe Out. The game has been rated 4.2/5 by 193,249 reviewers on the Google Play Store. There are different game player categories including Warrior, Mage Rogue, and Huntress.
#3. Toy Crush
Toy Crush is an exciting puzzle-style game by Match 3 Fun Games. Rated E for Everyone, this free-to-install game is packed with an array of features. Players get to enjoy wild action with cube-blasting action and puzzle solving across hundreds of levels. To get started, simply match 2+ cubes of the same colour adjacent to one another and you’re golden.
When players match 5 or 6 cubes they are awarded with a rocket, 7 or 8 cubes gets a bomb, and 9 cubes gets the prized colour wheel. There are multiple engaging features, including challenges and puzzles and plenty of boosts along the way. Cube Game has generated a 4.5/5 rating from 1,703 reviewers.
#4. Dancing Line
Dancing Line by Cheetah Games is an Arcade-style game rated E for Everyone. The game is a rollicking adventure through shifting patterns with multiple levels of ever-increasing difficulty. The game begins in a practice mode and you will start moving through twisting and turning screens and avoiding obstructions along the way.
The ever-evolving world is morphing in real time – making it difficult to pass through various levels of play. Players rate this game as astonishing, amazing, and unbelievably engaging. It’s full of mazes and super-fun levels of play. Fans have rated this game at 4.8/5 from 821,509 reviewers. Some 10 million – 50 million installs have been made and this game is cranking it up around the world.
#5. Smash Hit
This highly-entertaining game is harmonized with audio-visual elements to power your way through obstacles in your path. Developed by Mediocre, it’s free to download and install. Rated E for everyone, Smash Hit is a blistering game of wild entertainment. Players are required to focus intently on this game as it is a strategy-based game. There are over 4 dozen rooms with 11 unique graphic styles and interactive mechanics in play. Smash Hit has a stellar rating of 4.5/5 from 3,879,481 reviewers.