The Best Boss Games for Android

Update : Turnip Boy Robs a Bank added at rank #3.
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Streets of Rage 4 (2020)

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Streets of Rage 4 is the long awaited fourth entry into the classic Sega franchise. It features a blend of old and new, with classic characters such as Axel and Adam Hunter returning alongside a new main character, Cherry. All characters have unique playstyles, from Axel's powerful punches to Cherry's speedy strikes. There are tons of unlockables to discover and it has an amazing soundtrack.


What we like:
  • Satisfying combat
  • Incredible music and visuals
  • Tons to unlock
  • Simple yet rewarding combat mechanics
What could be improved:
  • Lack of 4 player online
  • Occasionally too easy to get cornered

  • brawler
  • boss
  • cooperative
  • beat-em-up
  • combo
  • retro
  • classic
  • side-scrolling
  • fight
  • old-school
  • arcade
  • online
  • hand-drawn
  • crime
  • combat

2

Unsighted (2021)

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PC Windows Nintendo Switch Xbox One Playstation 4 Android

UNSIGHTED invites you into a post-apocalyptic world where you have a ticking clock before your own expiration. With Metroidvania-like gameplay, fully interconnected world, and an interesting story that allows for tough choices, the game provides a balanced mix of exploration, combat, and character progression. With additional modes like co-op and rogue-lite, UNSIGHTED guarantees a high replay value. A game that creatively brings several game designs together to make a fun and polished game.


What we like:
  • Balanced mix of gameplay elements
  • Interesting story with tough choices
  • High replayability with additional modes
  • Polished sound and graphics
  • Responsive controls
What could be improved:
  • Writing could be better
  • Characters feel one-dimensional
  • Dialogue interrupts gameplay

  • pixel
  • exploration
  • boss
  • top-down
  • robots
  • metroidvania
  • dungeon
  • combat
  • puzzle
  • war
  • post-apocalyptic
  • souls
  • platform
  • rpg
  • crafting

3

Turnip Boy Robs a Bank (2024)

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Get ready to pull off the wackiest heist in 'Turnip Boy Robs a Bank'! As a notorious vegetable rogue, team up with the Pickled Gang to raid the Botanical Bank. Armed with everything from C4 to cardboard, this action-packed romp offers laughs, challenging shootouts, quirky hats, and a treasure trove of secrets. Will you turnip the heat and escape with the loot?

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What we like:
  • Hilarious and engaging narrative
  • Innovative gameplay blending action and strategy
  • Rich, original soundtrack boosts the experience
  • Variety of weapons and upgrades for dynamic combat
  • Encourages both short bursts and long sessions of play
What could be improved:
  • Potential repetitiveness in core gameplay loop
  • Difficulty spikes may deter some players

  • heist
  • boss
  • zelda
  • action-adventure
  • rogue-like
  • cute
  • comedy
  • dark
  • bullet-hell
  • boss-fight
  • shooter
  • twin-stick
  • shoot-em-up
  • combat
  • hack-and-slash

4

HUNTDOWN (2020)

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Join the action-packed world of HUNTDOWN, a hard-boiled arcade shooter set in a gritty, neon-soaked 80s cityscape ruled by criminal gangs. Take on the role of one of three legendary bounty hunters and lay waste to the underworld to collect your bounty. With unique boss fights and an arsenal of weapons to choose from, HUNTDOWN is a must-play for those who love fast-paced, co-op shooters.

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What we like:
  • Pixel art, music, and gameplay are fantastic
  • Perfect gunplay and 80s vibe
  • Packed with addictive carnage
  • Well-designed levels
  • Memorable and funny boss fights.
What could be improved:
  • Bonus objectives are repetitive
  • Difficulty on some bosses can seem off
  • Characters can be hard to follow in intense fights
  • Comedy can go overboard and may disappoint those expecting a more serious tone.

  • cooperative
  • boss-fight
  • cover
  • shooter
  • retro
  • boss
  • cyberpunk
  • arcade
  • hockey
  • pixel
  • action
  • platform
  • dystopian
  • 2d
  • classic

5

Elden Ring (2022)

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PC Windows Android Playstation 5 Xbox Series X Xbox One Playstation 4

Elden Ring is the bold new collaboration between Game of Thrones creator George R.R. Martin and legendary game director Hidetaka Miyazaki. It's an open-world RPG that allows you to explore a land of beauty, horror, mystery, and adventure. There are 10 starting classes with specific starting items and abilities for you to choose from as well as an array of weapons, magic, equipment, and tools at your disposal. Get ready for some epic boss battles with terrifying foes as well as plenty of hidden secrets waiting to be uncovered!

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What we like:
  • Immersive open-world design
  • Varied biomes
  • 10 playable classes
  • Huge range of weapons & magic
  • Stunning visuals & lighting
  • Excellent enemy & boss designs
  • Empowering character customization options
What could be improved:
  • Repetitive optional dungeons
  • Intense difficulty in some boss fights

  • open-world
  • boss
  • dungeon
  • boss-fight
  • rpg
  • souls
  • fantasy
  • exploration
  • combat
  • fight
  • crafting
  • cooperative

6

Sifu (2022)

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Sifu is a wonderfully difficult beat-'em-up that puts the player at the forefront of their very own martial arts epic. With tight combat and inventive level design, Sifu boasts one of the best martial arts experiences available from a video game in years - even with its punishing difficulty.

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What we like:
  • Fast-paced combat
  • Unique roguelike system
  • Satisfying moves and combos
  • Variety of environments to explore
  • Engaging storyline and characters
What could be improved:
  • Punishing difficulty can be overwhelming
  • Requires a lot of practice to master

  • martial
  • boss
  • fight
  • rogue-like
  • combat
  • brawler
  • skill
  • boss-fight
  • combo

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Lords of the Fallen (8800)

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A vast world awaits in all-new, dark fantasy action-RPG, Lords of the Fallen. As one of the fabled Dark Crusaders, embark on an epic quest to overthrow Adyr, the demon God.

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  • boss
  • rpg
  • fantasy
  • souls
  • boss-fight
  • combat
  • action
  • fight
  • difficult
  • dark
  • exploration
  • challenging
  • battle
  • cooperative
  • arpg

8

Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion (2021)

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Play as an adorable yet trouble-making turnip. Avoid paying taxes, solve plantastic puzzles, harvest crops and battle massive beasts all in a journey to tear down a corrupt vegetable government!


  • zelda
  • dungeon
  • boss-fight
  • boss
  • cute
  • puzzle
  • veggie
  • adventure
  • food
  • past
  • 2d
  • pixel
  • fight
  • action-adventure
  • action

9

Darius (2021)

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Darius is one of the pioneers of the side-scrolling shoot 'em genre, and the Steam version replicates the multi-screen arcade experience with 4 different titles and 7 versions filled with aquatic-lifeform-themed bosses and epic, Zuntata-composed soundscapes!

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  • shooter
  • arcade
  • boss
  • shoot-em-up
  • horizontal-scrolling
  • soundtrack
  • scrolling
  • bullet-hell
  • boss-fight
  • attack
  • score
  • multiple-endings
  • multiplayer
  • 2d

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Grimvalor (2018)

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GrimValor is a dark fantasy action-adventure game with smooth controls, fast movements and challenging enemies. You will need to master basic movements, earn new abilities and access items while taking on powerful bosses. Enjoy an immense amount of content with no IAPs or ads.

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What we like:
  • Smooth controls
  • Fast movements
  • Challenging enemies
  • No IAPs or ads
  • Robust RPG mechanics
What could be improved:
  • Collision detection can be gummy near walls and platform edges
  • Occasional attempts at story-telling not up to standards of the rest of the game

  • boss
  • platform
  • combat
  • challenging
  • tall
  • action
  • souls
  • boss-fight
  • entertainment
  • zombie-type
  • mad
  • nice-looking
  • puzzle
  • difficult
  • fast-paced

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