Free mobile games often get a bad rap. Some of that is justified, as poor quality, overly monetized cash grabs run rampant in the free-to-play field. But not all mobile games are shameless, soulless profit schemes—some of them are actually great!
So if you've got some time to kill and only your trusty Android phone to keep you company, you need to take a gander at some of the most exciting, engaging, and free games you can download from the Google Play Store. We have a healthy mix, including shooters, puzzle games, racing, and lots more.
If you're itching for something more, may I suggest checking out our list of the best Android games?
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A lifelong gamer, Mogan has had a controller in hand since the PlayStation 1 ruled the world and Neopets seemed eternal. She loves to play new and old games alike, especially if it's something weird and charming. Puzzlers, JRPGs, adventure, and rhythm games are her favorites.