At the recent E3 was presented a few mobile games, but most of the exhibition was devoted to announcements for consoles and PC. This is definitely good if you already have (or you are going to buy) Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch or a gaming PC, but what if you primarily play on my Android smartphone?
First, do not be upset, because for mobile players also have good news, and it consists in the fact that modern gaming smartphones and even devices of the average level more than able “to pull” real “big” game. Here we have selected for you eight game titles presented at E3, which will be ported to Android, perhaps with slight modifications. Note that we’re talking about a fully functional or nearly fully functional ports, not the truncated versions, which developers usually filled with Google Play.
Does this mean that these ports to Android will appear in the near future? In most cases, probably not. We cannot guarantee that the list of Android games 2019 replenished described in this material titles, but at the same time, do not be surprised if in the near future any of these games will appear for mobile devices.
1. Planet Zoo
SIM games have a long and firmly settled on Android and Planet Zoo from the developer Frontier Developments was the perfect complement to their list. It is the spiritual successor to the classic Zoo Tycoon, which was first released back in 2001.
Although Roller Coaster Tycoon and a few other simulators of that era were ported to Android, Zoo Tycoon for some reason and not ported. On Android there are several games in which you need to manage the zoo (including the incredibly popular Wonder Zoo from Gameloft), so that, at least, the audience for this type of games on mobile devices is not new.
The realism shown in a Planet Zoo is allocated to it among its peers, if it was ported to Android, though the schedule will certainly make it easier. Frontier Developments has already postponed some of the games in the series Tycoon on iOS, so it’s possible that the Zoo Tycoon franchise will soon appear on Android.
2. Minecraft Dungeons
Minecraft Dungeons, from the makers of the insanely popular Minecraft is another game in the franchise after announced at this year Minecraft Earth. Minecraft Dungeons we get in the world, very reminiscent of the first Diablo, but only made it out of the corporate cubes with pixel textures.
The game was announced for PC, Xbox, PS4 and Nintendo Switch, but there’s no reasons why it could not be transferred to Android. Graphics are not demanding, and simplistic gameplay is perfect for control on the touch screen.
Of all the games in this list, this is definitely the best candidate for the upcoming release of Android. It is possible that the announcement was delayed to give first, how to penetrate into the mass of Minecraft Earth, but only time will tell, will he get ever to the mobile platform.
3. Dragon Quest Builders 2
Dragon Quest Builders 2 — another title that has a lot in common with Minecraft, but here the action takes place in a colorful universe of Akira Toriyama of Dragon Quest. Thus, it is more focused on the history and world building than Minecraft, even though they, as has been said, much in common, for example, RPG elements and world-sandbox.
The first Dragon Quest Builders saw a mobile release, and released it in 2016 for already existing Playstation Vita. Its analogues are Minecraft and Terraria already had a successful mobile releases, so the Builders port 2 on Android can only be a matter of time.
As in the case with Minecraft Dungeons in the Dragon Quest series is already mobile game, Dragon Quest Walk, so before the advent of the Builders 2 in Google Play, it may take some time.
“Games are art”. Games that are relevant to this claim, received a revival on Android and mobile platforms in recent years, and Spiritfarer can be a perfect addition to their list. In Spiritfarer you play the heroine, who transports the souls of the dead. You will explore a dreamlike world, to take care of the souls, to expand the boat, and also be responsible for other details of the game.
In addition to the beautiful artistic style, Spiritfarer offers a calm and relaxing gameplay that fits perfectly into the format of mobile gaming. There is no need for fast control, and so you can just sit idly by, relax and enjoy the atmosphere of good headphones noise cancelling, for example, in the subway.
5. Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince
Game League of legends 4 was announced a few months ago, but at E3 2019 developer Frozenbyte has demonstrated a new demo. Like previous games in the series, is an action-platformer with a lot of emphasis in gameplay is on solving puzzles.
It is obvious that for a port to Android graphics should be simplified, but there is no apparent reason to this port failed. In fact, another game in the series, Trine 2 is already available in the Google Play store. However, it is quite expensive and is not supported by the developer properly.
Given the lack of Frozenbyte attention to mobile games, we hardly ever see how Trine 4 will be released on Android. However, it is technically quite feasible, and priorities might change.
6. Evil Genius 2
The hit of the 2004 Evil Genius finally got full extension, and it looks great. In it you get to flip the standard superhero scenario and to play for the evil genius, high-tech building his base and preparing plans for world domination.
Some of you may remember that developer Rebellion has released a mobile game Evil Genius in 2015, after a short trial run as applications in Facebook. However, that game is the gameplay different from the original and therefore, not earning a proper success, closed in 2017.
Since the mobile gaming space has changed, and now a true mobile port of Evil Genius can be a hit. Other games, such as “Breaking Bad: Criminal Elements”, have tried to take advantage by offering the player as well to play the role of “bad guy”, but a full-featured port of Evil Genius 2 for Android would be the first that would realize the potential of the genre.
7. Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the NecroDancer Ft. The Legend of Zelda
Cadence of Hyrule is the newest game in a unique series Crypt of NecroDancer. If you are not familiar with the series, this is a retro game in the genre of roguelike where you have to count your moves and attacks, focusing on the music.
As in previous games in the series, the Cadence of Hyrule has a randomly generated world and procedurally generated dungeons. This means that every time you enter the dungeon, it changes, which helps to diversify the gameplay.
Generally, it is very strange that none of the games NecroDancer has not made it to Android, but they’re all on iOS. However, you can count on the fact that this well-known game titles, like The Legend of Zelda, may be what will finally push the developer Brace Yourself Games to porting games to Android.
8. The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening
The classic game of Game Boy 1993 “Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening” is back and looking better than ever. Unlike the Cadence of Hyrule with its retro graphics, this game is a modern toy 3D visualization.
Not paying attention to the schedule it should be noted that the rest of the game is true to its original. The movement is still grid-based, and also don’t forget the classic weapons and the dungeon “color dungeon”. Evoland and other games tried to fill the gap left by the lack of games Zelda on mobile devices, but nothing beats the original.
We’ve heard that Nintendo is developing a mobile game Zelda in 2017, but no official details about it have not been. A remake of Link’s Awakening probably won’t like this game, but at this stage, even the Android port of the original game from the Game Boy will be a welcome addition.
That’s the whole list of titles from E3 2019, which would be a great mobile games. What games you would most like to see on the screen of your Android smartphone?
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