Our Favorite Mobile Games With Controller Support

Aram J. Barnett
4 min readNov 27, 2019
Mobile Gaming Clip and Games

The mobile games industry has seen a lot of competition and improvements over the past few years. One of the most significant among these events is the advent of controller support for mobile games. Because most smartphones have Bluetooth technology and have the ability to run on basic software like game controllers, it makes it easy to connect both devices through Bluetooth connection. Many popularly known games have since adopted the technology in a bid to improve the overall gaming experience of their fans. Here are some of our favorites!

1. Minecraft

Minecraft remains one of the most popular mobile games known in recent times. It features gameplay that allows gamers to explore infinite virtual worlds where they can build from the simplest structures to crazy, complex ones. Minecraft is available on Android and iOS.

2. Fortnite

Fortnite is a shooter-survival game that allows multiple players to fight against invading creatures while defending objects they can build in gameplay. The game exists in three different modes with similar graphics and mechanics. It is available for gamers to enjoy across Android and iOS devices.

3. NBA 2k20

NBA 2k20 is a basketball simulation mobile game that allows gamers to experience the amazing world of modern basketball on their devices. The in-built players, characters and teams are modeled after the NBA. This installment from the popular 2K series has been made available for gamers to enjoy from both Android and iOS devices.

4. Riptide GP series

The Riptide series is a mobile game series that owns and dominates in a class of its own. The gameplay involves racing games that have gamers competing on water bodies with jet skis with which you either have to outrun your opponents or perform crazy skills amidst top-quality motion effects. The Vector Unit made series has three units that all have controller support. The Riptide series offers the user the thrill of water racing across both Android and iOS devices.

5. Modern Combat 5 Blackout

With its characteristic jaw-dropping graphics quality and top-notch gameplay, Modern Combat rules the world of first-person shooter games available for users who want to feel all the action and thrills of a modern action game. The gameplay is, in many ways, similar to that of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and is available for action game lovers across Android and iOS devices.

6. Oceanhorn

Oceanhorn is an adventure game with a storyline that revolves around a young boy who woke up a fateful day and could not find his father who had gone somewhere unknown. The boy, who the gamers play to be, goes out in search of his father by solving various puzzles and using tips to his aid. While the first Oceanhorn release is available across both Android and iOS devices, Oceanhorn 2 is available on iOS devices for the time being.

7. Asphalt Xtreme

Off the popular Asphalt series, Asphalt Xtreme is an exciting car racing simulation game that brings the feeling alive with amazing scenery and a worthy interface. Asphalt Xtreme lets gamers race against other opponents (sometimes themselves) in engaging road battles that leave an unforgettable experience. The racing experience is equally available for both Android and iOS users to enjoy.

8. Dead Effect 2

Adapted from the events of the popular sci-fi thriller, Dead Effect 2. This game pits the gamers in a tough battle against the living dead who are all out to kill at every chance they get. The tense gameplay keeps players at the edge of their seats all through numerous gun battles until the very end. This thriller is all available for mobile users on both ends — Android and iOS.

9. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is an action-adventure game that gives a third-person angle to a fictional environment focused on San Andreas — an imaginary US state — and the life of CJ — a man who has been a victim of circumstances. The gameplay walks players through the man’s attempt to get his old life backtrack in a series of events. This bestseller is available on both Android and iOS devices.

10. Evoland 2

Evoland 2 is a sequel to the first Evoland and does justice to that with graphics and gameplay. Evoland is a role-playing adventure game that is largely influenced by some other games. The storyline revolves around the story of a boy who awakens one day without any clue of his identity. The adventures that follow lead him into finding out more than he bargained for. This game has since been made available for both Android and iOS users.

11. Horizon Chase

Horizon Chase is an arcade racing game that challenges the player to compete on tracks all over the world. The game features fuel pickups- a twist that sets it far apart from other racing games and keeps the gamer entertained with new missions and objectives. Horizon Chase also works well on both Android and iOS devices.

12. World of Gunships

Not many video games can lay claim to having the quality of gameplay witnessed with World of Gunships. It is one of the action games dedicated to bringing the feel of modern warfare to life. It features combat helicopters going into battle against enemy forces and inflicting heavy damage on any units within range. All the action can be gotten behind the screen of either an Android or iOS device.

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Aram J. Barnett

I’ve spent the last 10 years learning, building, and exploring all things blockchain and cryptocurrencies.