Top Android games at throwaway prices

The ongoing sale on Google Play Store has made some premium Android games available for a lower than usual price tag


Prices of some of the popular premium games on Google Play Store have been slashed by up to 80%.
Prices of some of the popular premium games on Google Play Store have been slashed by up to 80%.

Android gamers have plenty to rejoice in the New Year. After Super Mario Run made its debut on iOS last month, it is now up for pre-registry on Android too, with the downloads expected to become available sometime over the next few weeks. What makes things even more exciting is the fact that the prices of some of the popular premium games on Google Play Store have been slashed by up to 80%. Here are some of the best Android games across genres that are simply irresistible at their new price.

Assassin’s Creed Identity takes up over 2GB of space after installation and  requires a powerful device to run smoothly.
Assassin’s Creed Identity takes up over 2GB of space after installation and requires a powerful device to run smoothly.

Assassin’s Creed Identity

Price: Rs10 (earlier Rs300)

Assassin’s Creed Identity is an open world third person game that almost looks like an Assassin’s Creed game for consoles. It offers an immersive gameplay, breathtaking visuals and a fine combination of floating keys for controlling player movement, changing the camera angle and performing actions. It works offline which means you can play it anytime and anywhere. It takes up over 2GB of space after installation and requires a powerful device to run smoothly.

Monument Valley is set in a mystical world where the gamer has to guide the game’s protagonist.
Monument Valley is set in a mystical world where the gamer has to guide the game’s protagonist.

Monument Valley

Price: Rs65 (earlier Rs271)

One of the most beautiful puzzle games, Monument Valley is set in a mystical world where the gamer has to guide the game’s protagonist, the silent princess Ida through a series of optical illusions and hidden paths in monuments. Despite the game’s modest size, it takes about 300MB of space after installation. The challenging gameplay and stunning visuals earned it several awards, including the BAFTA Games Award for Mobile and Handheld.

Deus Ex Go is a turn-based puzzle game inspired by the game of chess.
Deus Ex Go is a turn-based puzzle game inspired by the game of chess.

Deus Ex Go

Price: Rs60 (earlier Rs300)

Deus Ex Go is a turn-based puzzle game inspired by the game of chess. Instead of square boxes, the game works on hexagonal grids with multiple nodes. The player has to guide the protagonist Alan Jensen through these hexagonal grids while dodging and neutralising enemy. The turn-based gameplay provides one ample time to plan the move. Confusing the enemy and using stealth to sneak behind the enemy is the key to clearing the missions. The graphics are simple but the gameplay is immensely challenging. It works offline, has a file size of only 160MB and works smoothly on basic Android devices.

Room 3 is ideal for fans of detective games.
Room 3 is ideal for fans of detective games.

Room 3

Price: Rs60 (earlier Rs300)

Another puzzle game in the award winning series, Room 3 is ideal for fans of detective games. As a lead detective, your job is to solve real-life puzzles which involve murder investigation, looking for evidence and putting them together to find the culprit. You can zoom in on objects and even rotate the camera to get a better view of the room. This makes finding clues easier. The graphics have been improved and the game has become bigger. It takes up over 500 GB after installation, and works offline.

Need for Speed Most Wanted is an immersive racing game.
Need for Speed Most Wanted is an immersive racing game.

Need for Speed: Most Wanted

Price: Rs10 (earlier Rs300)

Need for Speed Most Wanted is an immersive racing game where you get to evade police cars while racing against and in over 40 unique racing cars. The game uses special effects to enhance the crashes and special moments in the visually loaded game. It is also one of the reasons for the game’s big file size (over 600MB). The game uses a mix of on-screen touch buttons and the phone’s accelerometer so one can steer the cars by simply tilting the phone at a certain angle.

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