The best new mobile action games of 2020
2020 has been a year to remember, with lots of inaction happening in the outside world, despite loads of global issues that did require actual action. Regardless of that, Action games continued to make their way onto the mobile platform, with a plethora of new games breaking into the genre. We've built this list of the best new mobile action games of 2020 to celebrate.
Action games are video games that have an emphasis on physical challenges within the game, creating a need for hand-eye coordination and good reaction-times outside of the game. There are a lot of sub-genres in the action genre, from fighting games to shooters - but there are also a large number of platformers that contain an action element.
We have searched high and low, taking in all of the different sub-genres and all of the different aspects that count make up a mobile action game, and we have found the best mobile action games that have come out in the last year. And, we want to share all of these games with you, so you can be a part of the action.
So, click on through the list below to find our our list of the best new mobile action games of 2020.
Super Fowlst 2
When you think of action, you probably do not imagine a cute little chicken, but Super Fowlst 2 does pack a punch! Playing as a little chicken blob, you need to squash and smash all of the baddies in each level, so that you can then move onto the next. As you move about, you will need to dodge enemies and their attacks, and avoid dangers in the world! Super Fowlst 2 contains a plethora of power-ups and abilities to help you on your way.
Shadow Fight Arena
Shadow Fight Arena has “fight” in the name, so it must be full of action! This fighting game has you competing in real-time PVP fights, where you can select your hero and then start shooting, slashing, and otherwise fighting your enemy. You get to select three fighters to be a part of your team, each with their own abilities and levels, and then can start a fight! You are able to counter attack, upgrade your abilities, and master your heroes. Shadow Fight Arena has amazing graphics as well.
Moonlighter came out on mobile this year, after being out on PC since 2018, bringing this action RPG to portable devices. In Moonlighter, you play as a shopkeeper who is just looking to continue to run his shop, that is until he received an old sword that reminded him of his past dreams. Determined to live a fulfilling life full of fighting, solving secrets, and staying alive - you must embark on adventures and kill enemies who are in your way, with the hopes of living a life you are passionate about.
Door Kickers: Action Squad
Door Kickers: Action Squad has made its way to mobile this year, bringing side-scrolling action to your phone or tablet. This game is action packed, as you enter buildings, kick down doors, shoot enemies, save hostages, and upgrade various weapons. There are different characters that you can play with who each have abilities that can be used to clean these homes and areas. Door Kickers: Action Squad is a well made game that’s fun and quite intense.
Shadow Frog has you helping Frogo find their way out of a bunch of dangerous caves. This is an action platformer that is modeled around old school, retro, pixel art games. One of the major enemies you are battling and avoiding is literally your own shadow. This shadow of yours will mimic your moves, making it challenging to go backwards in a level or to avoid spikes and other dangers while collecting keys. Shadow Frog is a pretty challenging game.