7 Best Tower Defense Games to Play on Android

Tower defense games were one of the first genres of the game on mobile to capture the mobile gaming audience. The biggest reason is the games almost exclusively feature simple tap controls. Thus, the controls are well suited for touch screens. The genre saw a renaissance on mobile years ago. Here are the 7 Best Tower Defense Games for Android.

1. Bloons TD 6

Price: $4.99 with in-app purchases

Bloons TD 6
Bloons TD 6

This game is one of the most popular and successful tower defense franchises on mobile. The latest one, Bloons TD 6, launched in 2018. It has 20 maps, tons of upgrades, 19 towers, three upgrade paths, offline support, new game modes, and more. Bloons TD 6 (and previous games) are solid tower defense games that you can have for reasonable prices. This is one of the 7 Best Tower Defense Games to play on your Android.

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2. Defenders 2: Tower Defense CCG

Price: Free to play

Defenders 2 Tower Defense CCG
Defenders 2 Tower Defense CCG

This is a tower defense and card-collecting hybrid. You unlock various towers and such by collecting cards. You can use the things you unlock in the game. The freemium aspect should be fairly apparent. However, this game can have a few dozen good hours of play before it starts bothering you for money. It features a total of 40 towers, 20 spells, 29 bosses, and even PvP. This one has a bit of a bad endgame due to the micro-transactions, but the initial experience is quite good. This is one of the 7 Best Tower Defense Games that you can play on your smartphone.

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3. Element TD

Price: $2.99

Element TD
Element TD

This is a newer pay-once tower defense game in a genre that is quickly being overtaken by freemium titles. It features simple graphics and quite a standard premise. There are maps, you lay down towers, and hope they can get the job done. There is an elemental mechanic where the elements you choose determine which towers you can lay down. That helps provide an extra layer of challenge. There are also 44 towers, 50 different bad guys, 30 achievements, and five difficulty settings. It’s a solid overall game and it’s worth a shot.

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4. Grow Castle

Price: Free to play

Grow Castle
Grow Castle

It is an interesting tower defense game. This one gives you an actual tower that you must defend. It can be stocked with a range of heroes that do the defending. There are 120 heroes. Each one has its own powers to shape the context of the game. The game also features a ranking system, guilds, and more. It’s a freemium game. That’s probably the thing we like least about it. It is a fun play, still.

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5. Infinitode

Price: Free to play

Infinitode
Infinitode

It is a minimal tower defense game with fairly simple graphics. The minimalism of the game helps you to build like a madman and boasts the ability to create 1000 towers at once. The maps are gigantic and there’s a map editor that will allow you to have some fun. Every level is long. There are global updates during games that change the situations. It is a great game for those who love only the most chaotic tower defense games. It’s free to download with in-app purchases.

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6. Iron Marines

Price: $4.99 with in-app purchases

Iron Marines
Iron Marines

This is the latest tower defense game from Ironhide Game Studio. This one is among the newer tower defense games. It features 14 campaign missions, ten additional special missions, and an Impossible Mode for an additional challenge. There are also many towers and heroes. They are unlockable and upgradeable. It comes complete with achievements and more. This one is also available on Google Play Pass if you use it. It’s $4.99 with in-app purchases.

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7. Kingdom Rush games

Price: $0.99-$4.99 with in-app purchases (each)

Kingdom Rush games
Kingdom Rush games

This series is one of the most prolific and highly rated tower defense franchises on the list. It adheres strictly to the classic tower defense systems which have garnered a tiny bit of vitriol from more serious gamers. You will still enjoy these titles. There is four total, including Kingdom Rush, Kingdom Rush Frontiers, Kingdom Rush Origins, and the newest title, Kingdom Rush Vengeance. They all have almost similar mechanics with small mechanic changes as you progress through the series. The first Kingdom Rush game is free with no in-app purchases which makes it a great jumping-in point. The entire Kingdom Rush series is also available on Google Play Pass.

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