best shooting games for android
You really can’t get much more action than you get with shooting games. Whether they’re third person shooters, first person shooters, or somewhere between, you’re usually in for tons of bullets, explosions, and mayhem. It’s been one of the more difficult genres to get going on mobile since shooting games depend so heavily on precision which is difficult to do on a touch screen. Some have managed to put together a decent experience, though, and here are the best shooting games for Android!


critical ops best shooting games for androidCritical Ops

[Price: Free with in-app purchases]
Critical Ops is an up and coming shooter that’s inspired by games like Modern Combat, Call of Duty, and the like. It features pretty decent graphics, online multiplayer, tons of various weapons to pick up, and weapon skins to add a bit of customization. The control mechanics are fairly typical for a first person shooter and aside from the inherent learning curve of playing a shooter on a touch screen, nobody should have any trouble figuring out how to play the game.

Get it now on Google Play!


dead effect 2 best shooting games for androidDead Effect 2

[Price: Free with in-app purchases]
Dead Effect 2 is a sci-fi shooter. It’s the spiritual successor to Dead Effect which was one of the first competently done FPS games on mobile. It features fantastic graphics, tons of guns to collect and upgrade, tons of bad guys, a 20 hour single player campaign (along with side quests), and there is an RPG element to upgrading your character. It’s one of the deeper shooters available right now and it’s great for those who want something more than just a shooting game. It’s also optimized for NVIDIA Shield devices if you have one of those.

Get it now on Google Play!


Dead Trigger 2 best shooting games for androidDead Trigger 2

[Price: Free with in-app purchases].
Dead Trigger 2 is a zombie shooter that has been around for a while, but MADFINGER Games has done an exemplary job keeping the game fresh and updated. It comes with a ridiculously long campaign with over 600 missions, 37 weapons to collect and upgrade, and tournaments that you can compete in to earn in-game currency. The graphics are far above average and the control mechanics seem to work pretty well, even for a touch screen game. It’s the title that set the bar for what a shooter should be on mobile and it’s definitely worth a shot.

Get it now on Google Play!


deer hunter 2106 best shooting games for androidDeer Hunter 2016

[Price: Free with in-app purchases]
Deer Hunter 2016 is the latest iteration of the popular hunting shooter by Glu. It comes with some extremely respectable graphics as you’ll hunt for game in a variety of locations. You’ll also be tasked with fending off predators that are trying to get you. The game revolves around collecting trophies for your kills, building an arsenal of weapons, and tracking down the biggest animals to hunt. The mechanics are also friendly, even for newer gamers. It’s a solid shooting game.

Get it now on Google Play!


fields of battle best shooting games for androidFields of Battle

[Price: Free with in-app purchases]
Fields of Battle has been around for a while and it’s still one of the better shooting games out there. It’s unique in that you’ll be shooting paintballs instead of bullets and the game mechanics revolve around that premise. You’ll have extra controls like sliding, diving, leaning, and more that gives it an extra dimension that you don’t always get with shooters on mobile. You can create your own character, engage with online multiplayer, and even change the weather to make things easier or more difficult. It’s a fun little game and it’s worth playing.

Get it now on Google Play!


hitman sniper best shooting games for androidHitman Sniper

[Price: $0.99 with in-app purchases]
Hitman: Sniper is a shooting game out of Square Enix that involves more tactics and patience than it does engaging in all out blood baths. You’ll play as a sniper perched up near a location and your job is to take out your targets without getting caught. There are a variety of ways to accomplish each mission and there are 150 missions to play through. It also features leaderboards, unlockable sniper rifles, and hidden Easter eggs. It’s an entertaining shooter that relies on tactics rather than reflexes.

Get it now on Google Play!


into the dead best shooting games for androidInto the Dead

[Price: Free with in-app purchases]
Into the Dead is a different kind of shooting game. This one is actually an endless runner with FPS elements rather than a standalone shooter. You’ll be running forever through fields upon fields of zombies and your goal is to get as far as possible with the weapons you are given and pick up along the way. The game also features challenges and missions to complete while you’re running for additional bonuses. It’s been around for a while, but the developers have been good about keeping the updates coming which is good.

Get it now on Google Play!


kill shot bravo best shooting games for androidKill Shot Bravo

[Price: Free with in-app purchases]
Kill Shot Bravo is another up-and-coming first person shooter with a lot going for it. It comes packed with over 500 missions for you to complete that runs through a variety of locations all over the world. You’ll be playing against all kinds of bad guys, including drones, exo-suits, mechs, and more. It also includes PvP sniper duels, alliances to join, and character customization. It also comes with Google Play Games services, including leaderboards and achievements.

Get it now on Google Play!


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major mayhem best android shooting gamesMajor Mayhem

[Price: Free with in-app purchases]
Major Mayhem is an arcade shooter with all of the qualifications of being a good shooter. It features 45 levels, four game modes, 150 mini missions, and 20 unique weapons you can use to blast your way through. The graphics are sharp, but the developers managed to keep the arcade look and feel which gives the game a bit of a goofy atmosphere. It’s a lot of fun and can get quite challenging. You can also earn up to 100 achievements and play with a quadzooka. We really liked the quadzooka.

Get it now on Google Play!


Modern Combat 5 Blackout best shooting games for AndroidModern Combat 5 Blackout

[Price: Free with in-app purchases]
Modern Combat 5 Blackout has had its ups and downs but remains one of the most competently done shooting games available today. It has a large following, has decent graphics, and there is a ton of game here for you to play. There is the usual campaign mode along with a multiplayer mode. You can choose between one of six classes to play as, each with their own perks and advantages. It’s about as close to a “mainstream shooter” as you can get on mobile and it’s actually pretty good.

Get it now on Google Play!


nova 3 freedom edition best shooting games for androidNOVA 3 Freedom Edition

[Price: Free]
NOVA 3 Freedom Edition is a variant of NOVA 3 that is entirely free. It comes with above average graphics, an actual story line that uses sci-fi elements, and seven multiplayer modes that can have up to 12 total participants. You can also find various weapons, drive various vehicles, and even pilot a mech. It’s been one of the better shooting games for a long time and the free version is a cherry on top of a very attractive sundae. It’s definitely worth picking up.

Get it now on Google Play!


shadowgun deadzone best shooting games for androidShadowgun Deadzone

[Price: Free with in-app purchases]
Shadowgun: Deadzone is a variant of the popular Shadowgun shooter by MADFINGER Games. This one doesn’t have a campaign mode but chooses instead to focus solely on multiplayer. Each match can have up to 12 participants and you can choose between two game types and one of ten playable characters. There will be stuff to unlock, a ton of guns to use, and various items strewn about that can give you an advantage in battle. It’s a solid online multiplayer experience from a developer that knows how to make a shooter.

Get it now on Google Play!


stick squad 3 best shooting games for androidStick Squad 3

[Price: Free with in-app purchases]
Stick Squad 3 is the latest in the Stick Squad franchise. It’s a goofy little shooter where you play as a stick figure and you must take out other stick figures. It continues the story of Ron and Damien so you may have to play the prior titles to get an idea of what’s going on. The game itself contains 20 missions, 60 objectives, plenty of weapons, a shooting range, and some fun mechanics like having to compensate for wind and distance. It’s a lot of fun, even if they are just sticks.

Get it now on Google Play!


unkilled best shooting games for androidUnkilled

[Price: Free with in-app purchases]
Unkilled is another zombie shooter out of MADFINGER Games, but this one was released a little more recently than Dead Trigger 2. This one comes packed with 300 missions, ridiuclously good graphics, boss fights, 50 weapons to collect, and additional optimizations for Tegra X1 devices. There isn’t any online multiplayer, but the plethora of single player missions and upgrade-able weapons should keep you going for quite some time.

Get it now on Google Play!


zombie gunship best shooting games for androidZombie Gunship

[Price: Free with in-app purchases]
Zombie Gunship is a different kind of shooter. In this one, you’ll be sitting in the gunner seat on an air attack craft as you blast zombies from a distance. Your goal is to protect zombie apocalypse survivors from the sky and try to get as many of them out as you can. You’ll have upgrades to make your gun more effective and plenty of zombies to slay. It also comes with cloud saving, game controller support, and leaderboards.

Get it now on Google Play!


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