The best tablet games for Android

The powerful hardware current Android devices enables sophisticated games with sophisticated graphics and complex game mechanics. Some titles make but only from a certain screen size is great fun: We show you the best tablet games.

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  • Criteria for tablet games
  • Deus Ex GO
  • Minecraft Pocket Edition
  • Asphalt Extreme: Rally Racing
  • Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition
  • Space Marshall 2
  • Samorost 3
  • Lumino City
  • ScummVM
  • Magic Dosbox

Criteria for tablet games

Tablets have a unique combination of properties that make them perfect gaming devices for games. can use it to view much information you have a large display and. For example, benefit Adventures or PC conversions of the large square. Together with a high-end graphics chip, there is great graphics and great gameplay.

The games presented here has been tested on a pixel C. Further trials were held on a Xperia Z4 Tablet.

Tablet game for tacticians: Deus Ex GO

developerSquare Enix Ltd.number of Downloads100,000+
Rating on the Play Store4.5Number of Reviews~ 6700
Operation (Play Store)4.4Age ratingfrom age 6
Gameplay (Play Store)4.5Last update03/02/2017
Graphics (Play Store)4.6permissionsRead in-app purchases, accounts, read access to contacts, access to photos / media / files, USB memory, modify, delete, Internet access
costs1.09 euros, in-app purchasesState of the table06/02/2017

When we Deus Ex GO tested, we have found it as a strong continuation of the GO series. It is one of the best examples of turn-based strategy games for Android.

You play the protagonist Adam Jensen and need you to fight on a playing field. Here, your opponent must eliminate or avoid you to deny the level successfully. These are built like puzzle that must be solved in order to get ahead. The game has little to do with the Deus Ex games for PC and console. Rather, it is a completely new development for mobile devices. Above all, the simple game concept is the attraction of Deus Ex GO.

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AndroidPIT best tablet apps 4Deus Ex Go was developed from scratch by the manufacturer Square Enix. / © AndroidPITDeus Ex GO - PuzzleInstall on Google Play

Tablet game for accomplishers: Minecraft: Pocket Edition

developerMojangABnumber of Downloads10 to 50 million
Rating on the Play Store4.5Number of Reviews~ 1.8 million
Operation (Play Store)4.3Age ratingfrom age 6
Gameplay (Play Store)4.5Last update06/01/2017
Graphics (Play Store)4.5permissionsRead in-app purchases, identity, access to contacts, access to device ID, access dei phone feature, access to photos / media / files, USB memory, modify, delete, Internet access
costs7.99 euros, in-app purchasesState of the table06/02/2017

If you Minecraft is still a stranger, you've probably spent under a rock the last few years. Minecraft is the mega-success of Mojang, where you can virtually build anything you can imagine.

Minecraft provides a vast world of self-realization. Your edited blocks to get at material to produce in-game items to make larger structures, dig caves and fight back against zombies. The possibilities are endless. In a YouTube video, the best creations in the PC version of Minecraft has been compiled.

Minecraft: Pocket Edition is particularly suited for tablets because your inventory can have a considerable size and even easier to organize on the larger screen. On a smartphone that can sometimes be a bit difficult.

AndroidPIT best android tablet games 4Minecraft: Pocket Edition allows you a lot of freedom. / © AndroidPITMinecraft: Pocket EditionInstall on Google Play

Tablet game for Racer: Asphalt Xtreme: Rally Racing

developerGameloftnumber of Downloads5 to 10 million
Rating on the Play Store4.5Number of Reviews~ 392,000
Operation (Play Store)4.3Age ratingfrom 0 years
Gameplay (Play Store)4.4Last update05/18/2017
Graphics (Play Store)4.4permissionsRead in-app purchases, accounts, read access to contacts, access to location, access to photos / media / files, USB memory, modify, delete, Internet access
costsFree, with ads, in-app purchasesState of the table06/02/2017

a racing game should not be missed on a game list for tablets, of course. Asphalt Xtreme comes from the developer Gameloft and is part of the long active Asphalt series. As the name suggests, the latest installment centers mainly on off-road frenzies.

Racing a lot of fun especially on tablets because the tablet can be operated like a steering wheel. The graph of asphalt Xtreme knows on the smartphone to impress, but only on the tablet, it comes to its best advantage.

If you are looking for a mature racing game for Android tablets, you should be has shared with asphalt Xtreme.

AndroidPIT Best tablet games 1203Asphalt Xtreme is packed with action! / © AndroidPITAsphalt Xtreme: Rally RacingInstall on Google Play

Tablet game for role players: Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition

developerbeamdognumber of Downloads100000 to 500000
Rating on the Play Store4.5Number of Reviews~ 18600
Operation (Play Store)3.9Age ratingfrom 12 years
Gameplay (Play Store)4.3Last update02/10/2015
Graphics (Play Store)4.1permissionsRead in-app purchases, access to photos / media / files, USB memory, modify, delete, Internet access
costs10,99 EUR, in-app purchasesState of the table06/02/2017
Baldur's Gate Enhanced EditionInstall on Google Play

For role players probably no way to Baldur's Gate passes. The PC classic among RPGs kidnapped you Lost in the game world realm of Dungeons & Dragons role-playing games. In Baldur's Gate is about the origin of the main character, the opponent Sarevok and political conspiracies that could attract the town Baldur's Gate into a war. Insignificant to mention that you are the only hope. Baldur's Gate requires a tablet due to its complex control and detailed surface.

Who can not have enough of the game world to Baldur's Gate, plays the successor to Baldur's Gate 2, which is also to have the Play Store.

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Space Marshall 2

developerpixelbitenumber of Downloads1 to 5 million
Rating on the Play Store4.5Number of Reviews~ 19300
Operation (Play Store)4.3Age ratingfrom 12 years
Gameplay (Play Store)4.5Last update09/03/2017
Graphics (Play Store)4.6permissionsRead in-app purchases, access to photos / media / files, USB memory, modify, delete, Internet access
costsFree, with ads, in-app purchasesState of the table06/02/2017
Space Marshals 2Install on Google Play

Action players are is just the right Space Marshals second Science Fiction and Wild West elements, at least since the TV series Firefly belongs together. Space Marshals 2 also combines these elements. You play a intergalactic lawman who turns criminal gangs in the way. For action is always taken care of, but sometimes it is also worthwhile to hide and attack from ambush. Space Marshals 2 benefits on tablets from the larger display, making your opponent better look and better preserved track.

space marshalls 2 tabletBest tablet games: Space Marshalls 2 / © Screenshot: AndroidPIT

Tablet game for adventure fans: Samorost 3

developerAmanita designnumber of Downloads10,000 to 50,000
Rating on the Play Store4.6Number of Reviews~ 1700
Operation (Play Store)4.4Age ratingfrom age 6
Gameplay (Play Store)4.6Last update07/03/2017
Graphics (Play Store)4.8permissionsread access to photos / media / files, USB memory, modify, delete, Internet access
costs4.99 euros, demo version availableState of the table06/02/2017
Samorost 3Install on Google Play

Samorost 3 is one of those games that you either love or hate. The makers of Machinarium have presented a new adventure that is sure to attract you so many hours in the spell. In Samorost 3 You play a Weltraumgnom who finds one day a magic flute in front of his house. What can it do? Why is she suddenly here? During the game you have to answer these questions. The main character, a Weltraumgnom is animated cuddly and the graphics just detailed on a tablet. Samorost is comparatively difficult because there are hardly spoken language, but you have to with pictures and melodies to explore the area.

Before you buy the game, you can try it out in a demo version. Perhaps you are not quite as impressed by the gameplay.

  • The best adventure games for Android
samorost 3 tabletBest tablet games: Samorost 3 / © Screenshot: AndroidPIT

Tablet game for puzzle fans: Lumino City

developerNoodlecake Studios Incnumber of Downloads10,000 to 50,000
Rating on the Play Store4.7Number of Reviews~ 1100
Operation (Play Store)4.5Age ratingfrom 0 years
Gameplay (Play Store)4.8Last update04/19/2017
Graphics (Play Store)4.9permissionsread access to photos / media / files, USB memory, modify, delete, Internet access
costs5.49 EURState of the table06/02/2017
Lumino CityInstall on Google Play

Lumino City is a game that is overwhelmed with his lovingly detailed graphics. For instead of the world easy to design in a 3D program and integrate the puzzles, the developers have put together real the game world and photographed. Thus, the graphic mimics the low depth of field of SLR cameras. For that alone it's worth trying Lumino City.

But the game itself makes you feel good: You play the little girl Lumi looking for her grandfather - her grandfather is in Lumino so to speak, the caretaker, who has made all his skills. but suddenly he is gone! Throughout the game, you solve puzzles and covers gradually to what Lumis Grandpa's happened. The 20 levels are filled with crisp puzzles, but for which there are built-in support in the game. no longer do you know further, helps to look at a manual in which Lumis Grandpa all the tricks of Lumino noted.

lumino city tabletBest Tablet Games: Lumino City / © Screenshot: AndroidPIT

ScummVM: For fans of classic adventure

developerScummVMnumber of Downloads500,000 to 1,000,000
Rating on the Play Store4.4Number of Reviews~ 10700
Operation (Play Store)-Age ratingfrom 0 years
Gameplay (Play Store)-Last update19/10/2016
Graphics (Play Store)-permissionsread access to photos / media / files, USB memory, modify, delete, Internet access
costsFreeState of the table06/02/2017
ScummVMInstall on Google Play

Anyone interested in old PC adventure games from the 1990s, is the right place for ScummVM. The software emulates the engines of many adventures and so players can, for example, Lucas Arts classics such as Sam and Max, Day of the Tentacle or Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis play on a tablet (full compatibility list). The only thing you must deliver your, the games data. Either you upload it from your old original CDs or floppy disks or your purchases supported games at Gog.com and extracted from the download the necessary files.

Free adventure fun again promise the games Beneath a Steel Sky, Dreamweb, Flight of the Amazon Queen and Lure of the Temptress, which have since been released by the developers as freeware and is available on the website of ScummVM. Just Adventures benefit from the large display to offer the tablets. By the way: Some Adventure conversions for Android also use ScummVM in the background.

scummvm with some gamesDOS Adventures thanks to ScummVM play on Android tablets. / © Screenshot: AndroidPIT

Magic DosBox: For fans of classic DOS games

developerBruenornumber of Downloads1,000 to 5,000
Rating on the Play Store4.8Number of Reviews377
Operation (Play Store)-Age ratingfrom 0 years
Gameplay (Play Store)-Last update08/05/2017
Graphics (Play Store)-permissionsread access to photos / media / files, USB memory, modify, delete, Internet access
costs2.99 EURState of the table06/02/2017
Magic DosBoxInstall on Google Play

The open source project DosBox developed an MS-DOS emulator. Because today's smartphones and tablets to be so powerful, it is now possible to play old PC games for DOS on Android.

For Android, there are porting Magic DosBox that performs additional optimizations thanks the games in high speed. Magic DosBox has a lot of options and can simulate mouse and keyboard. Also gamepads can forward DMagic DosBox. For hectic games though just a classic mouse is eligible, but just at Adventures or turn-based games is a pure touchscreen controls possible. Who wants to play action games on the tablet, should it fall into a gamepad and specify a custom configuration of the keys for each game.

Of course there are a lot of other games that are made for tablets. Betray us your favorites!