The Nexus Player and Android TV have really revolutionized the Android living room experience that we have grown to love since the introduction of Google TV. Along with TV entertainment and access to an assortment of Android apps, it also provides a space for gaming consoles. If you've recently grabbed yourself an Android TV product, and you're wondering what are some of the best Android TV games to really explore Android TV gaming, here are our top picks:
Cordy 1 and 2
Products from SilverTree Media, Cordy 1 and 2 are platformer games that are modified for Android TV. Basically the game involves you leading a hero named Cordy, through a variety of levels inspired by sci-fi and steampunk, which results in endless hours of gameplay. The game features unparalleled game mechanics, and as a way to guide you through the challenges, it also comes with a few notable NPCs. Although these games offer a few levels for free, you will need to purchase the entire game to access everything.
Eternity Warriors 2
Eternity Warriors 2 is the second release from Glu that has been optimized to be compatible with Android TV. For those who have played Gauntlet Legends, expect a similar gaming experience Eternal Warriors 2. Aside from having really great graphics, this dungeon crawling game is bundled with a lot of adventures with game mechanics based on hack 'n' slash. Among its best features, it includes an online multiplayer mode, with both Player v Player and co-op modes, allowing you to also compete against other people.
The Gameloft collection
Gameloft has one of the largest collection of games that are Android TV ready. These games range from RPG inspired games, racing games, shooters to infinite runners. Just to mention some of the most notable ones, it includes Ice Age Village, Despicable Me: Minion Rush, Wonder Zoo, Asphalt 8: Airbourne, Modern Combat 4, World at Arms, GT Racing 2, My Little Pony – Friendship is Magic, and Dungeon Hunter 4.
Leo’s Fortune gained a decent amount of its popularity at its inception, when it first demonstrated at Google I/O 2014. Designed with Android TV support, it is platformer game that involves helping Leo locate his fortune. It is integrated with Google Play Games services, simple but really stunning graphics, along with game mechanics that are easy to learn.
Riptide GP2 is a racing game and happens to be one of the first few game apps to be incorporated with support for Android TV. In the game, you have to race runners, compete racing challenges, and perform tricks in order to earn boosts and come out as the best. It is backed by Google Play Games Services offering things such as cloud storage, achievements and leaderboards. It allows you to include friends in the gaming as well, by making use of its online multi-player capabilities.
Zombie Gunship: Gun Dead 3D
Zombie Gunship is a zombie shooting game that is both fun and addictive. The Android TV enabled game revolves around a gunner using an AC-130, who fights against zombies from the sky, with an aim of defending survivors on the ground. Zombie Gunship: Gun Dead 3D has unique graphics that make it look really breathtaking on your TV.Which other Android TV games do love having on your Android TV? Let us know in the comments.