The Google Play Store is rife with an assortment of games, that include hundreds and thousands of shooting games. However, if you have tried at least a couple of them, you must be knowing about their need for a good Internet connection, which, at times, can be troubling.
But the good news is that there are a number of amazing games available on the Play Store which do not require an active internet connection. All it needs is a cool Android phone, the eye of an eagle, ample amount of time and you're good to go.
Here we bring to you the best shooting games for Android which can be played even when you’re offline or marred by a spotty network connection.
1. N.O.V.A Legacy
Gameloft’s N.O.V.A legacy is a sci-fi first-person shooter (FPS) game and needless to say, it comes with a great story mode. What's interesting about this game is that it's a compact at just 20 MB. If you recollect, the N.O.V.A. Saga required almost 2GBs to download.
The goal of this shooting game is simple — try and defend the colonial administration forces. As you take on the battlefield you'll be assisted by your capable assistant, AI Yelena.
You’ll get to choose from and upgrade powerful weapons such as assault rifles and plasma guns and also get to play limited-time shadow events to earn rewards.
You can also customize your character with a variety of marine and alien skins available in the game.
2. Cover Fire
Another great offline game is Cover Fire. Build your battlefield strategies and lead the group of heroes in the war against Tetracorp corporation in this Android game.
You'll be alternating among your soldiers, controlling each one of them
You get several characters to choose from and a huge arsenal of weapons to fight off enemies in dangerous terrains, in one of the best shooter games available for offline play with great graphics.
You'll be alternating among your soldiers, controlling each one of them as you utilize their special powers to be on the winner's side in the battlefield. You can also upgrade your soldiers — making them faster, stronger and more lethal as the game advances.
3. Sniper X with Jason Statham
Another cool person shooter game is Sniper X. Get to be a part of Statham’s elite paramilitary team ‘Spear’ and wreak havoc against chaotic and terrorizing outfits.
A first person shooting game, you’ll be led by the voice of Jason Statham, who is commanding your unit and will help you overcome your tasks with greater ease.
You can also customize your rifle’s looks and upgrade it to shoot better. The dramatic kill-cam makes things even better as it confirms the kills and also shows you a near clip of your shot.
What sets it apart from the others is that it, again, provides great graphics for the size it occupies on your phone (less than 100 MB). Plus, the gameplay is great with easy-to-use controls.
4. Major Mayhem
Let your itchy fingers run wild in this power packed shooting game where you are the latest recruit — Major Mayhem.
Major Mayhem has an itchy finger, a stubble and loves headshots as much as you do — get going already!
Help Major Mayhem rescue his kidnapped girlfriend as you make him run and shoot people, throw grenades and use other tools of destruction to fight the Forces of Evil.
This game features include a whooping 45 levels of non-stop action in 4 game modes and numerous power-ups, mini missions and achievements. With such this game will keep your trigger-happy finger content.
5. Mad Bullets
Jump right into action into the Wild Wild West with Mad Bullets which is devoid of any boring storylines or tutorials.
This fast paced game will not only put your reflexes to test but your laughing muscles too.
Rife with crazy characters like American Ninjas, Desperados, a robot Cowboy, vultures, piranhas and chickens, the game has easy controls and a lot of madness.
It'll keep you entertained even during the most boring times with 50 levels at 3 locations, 4 mini games and about 200 missions to complete.
6. Lone Wolf
Lone Wolf is a sniper game which is accompanied by an immersive storyline told via comic strips during the game, giving an interesting plot and feel to the game.
The storyline will determine your next mission. You’ll have to execute your target using an array of weapons including Sniper Rifles, Assault rifles, Pistols, Bombs and at times you’ll be assassinating your target with your bare hands too.
The game has been downloaded more than a million times and is compatible with android devices running version 4.0 and above.
7. Suicide Squad
Based on the super-villain movie by Warner Bros., Suicide Squad lets you control the super villains as you fight hordes of enemies who’re trying to stop you.
You get to emulate characters such as Harley Quinn and Deadshot
Emulate characters such as Harley Quinn (sporting her signature baseball bat), Deadshot (sporting the Sniper rifle) or Diablo (flame-thrower) in the game and survive for as long as you can in this challenging game.
Are You Ready?
Though shooting game — whether it's an awesome fps game or third person shooters— take an ample amount of time, at the end of the day (after you've survived through hours of campaign mode and number of rebirths) the end result is worth every penny.
So, which one of these Android games will you get? You know where the comment section is.