5 Best Games with Gamepad Support for Android

The market for games with controller support is growing. Android TV, the Nvidia Shield Console, and other systems are putting games with gamepad support on the forefront and making them more popular. The proliferation of gamepads and Bluetooth controllers have made playing games on your mobile devices with a controller easier than ever before. Why not play some wicked good games with it? Here are the best games with gamepad support for Android. Please note that there are some older games with excellent controller support like Star Wars: KOTOR and The Bard’s Tale. However, many of those older controller games haven’t been updated in years and we can’t guarantee that they’ll work with newer controllers, newer versions of Android, or newer devices. You can try those at your own risk.HERE ARE SOME MORE EXCELLENT LISTS THAT MIGHT HELP! 


Price: $4.99DOWNLOAD ON GOOGLE PLAY Crashlands is one of the best games out there with gamepad support. You play as an intergalactic trucker. An unfortunate series of events lands you on an alien planet. Your goal is to craft and fight your way off of the planet. There is also a story line complete with a bad guy. There are over 500 items to craft, a self-managing inventory, and simple combat mechanics. It also supports cloud saving. That means you can play on multiple devices and even on PC. It’s $4.99 with no in-app purchases.

Crossy Road

Price: FreemiumDOWNLOAD ON GOOGLE PLAY Crossy Road is one of the most popular mobile games ever. It also has MFi controller support. This is basically the mobile gaming version of Frogger. You move the chicken forward across roads, streams, and other obstacles while avoiding being run over by cars or falling in the water. It’s a simple game with fun graphics and easy controls. It’s also safe for older kids. This is a freemium game, but the in-app purchases are mostly for extra characters. This is a good one and it supports Android TV as well.

Evoland 2

Price: $7.99DOWNLOAD ON GOOGLE PLAY Evoland is one of the most unique game franchises on mobile. It doesn’t use any one particular style or genre. Evoland 2, the latest game in the series, employs platformer, fighter, top-down shooter, trading card, and RPG mechanics. The game also changes its graphics up quite a bit to match the style of game play. That makes it one of the most unique experiences on mobile. The developers boast support for most types of Bluetooth controllers as well as Nvidia Shield support. The first Evoland is also quite good and supports hardware controllers as well

Horizon Chase

Price: Free / $2.99DOWNLOAD ON GOOGLE PLAY Horizon Chase is a retro style racing game. It features almost 100 tracks along with a variety of cars. You also get Google Play Games cloud saving, car upgrades, at least ten different events, and some of the most outstanding controller support we’ve ever seen. You can use this with Android TV, Nvidia Shield devices, MFi game pads, OUYA, and many others. Even the soundtrack is decent. You can get the full game for a scant $2.99. This along with Riptide GP Renegade represent the two best racing games with game pad support


Price: Free / $9.99DOWNLOAD ON GOOGLE PLAY Implosion is an older game that doesn’t get a ton of press. That’s too bad because it’s an oustanding game. It’s a hack-and-slash style game with a mech theme. Your goal is to defeat the XADA life forms and save what’s left of humanity. The version gives you the first five or so missions of the game. The $9.99 price tag unlocks everything from there. You won’t find a lot of people who say it’s not worth it. Some have complained about the occasional bug, but otherwise the game is solid. It should also have support for Android TV and Nvidia Shield devices (at least most of them).

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