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5 Best Free Tower Defense (TD) Games for Android

Posted by on October 4, 2015

Tower Defense (TD) is a genre of game in which player must stop waves of enemies from crossing the map by building different kinds of towers that shoot at them as they pass. Each tower has different ability, cost and upgraded prices. Player must build the right types of towers in the strategic locations in order to effectively kill and stop the advance of enemies. These games require quick thinking, careful planning, and speedy finger-tapping.

The Android has many top quality tower defense games available on the Google Play store. So, if you want to play these games on your Android phone, here is our listing of 5 best free tower defense games for Android.

1. Kingdom Rush

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Kingdom Rush is one of the best classic tower defense games created by Ironhide Game. The game has a great game play and features four different kinds of towers with numerous specialized tower upgrades to defend your base against hordes of enemies.

In addition to towers, you can also use hero and skills to attack invaders. There are over 50 different enemies to fight off, from small Goblins to hard Demons. Kingdom Rush offers three game modes: Campaign, Heroic Challenge, and Iron Challenge, and each mode has three difficulty levels that can be changed anytime before selecting a level. When you finish each level, you’ll get stars which can be used to upgrade your towers and skills.

What’s best about Kingdom Rush is that it doesn’t require an internet connection, so it can be played offline whether you’re on flying, or just out of signal. The game also features achievements, micro-transactions and is also free of intrusive ads. If you’re a fan of tower defense titles, Kingdom Rush is definitely for you.

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2. Guns’n’Glory WW2

Guns n Glory WW2
Guns’n’Glory World War 2 is another great tower defense game that set up in a World War II scenario, where the center of the battle ground focuses on the Allies and Axis powers.

In Guns’n’Glory WW2, you stand on one of the conflict sides and eliminate the incoming enemies using tanks, bazookas, rifles and machine guns. Unlike most tower defense games, in this one, the enemy fires back. That means you’ll also have to employ the medic dynamic to keep your soldiers alive while they defend things.

You can choose to play as the U.S forces. or Axis Germanythe Germans and each side has different special units to take advantage of. The Americans have a flamethrower unit and the Germans have a medic who can heal up other troops.

The game comes with 4 different units to recruit, 12 challenging maps and 3 difficulty modes. It also features an RPG-style skill system for upgrades and powerful items for tactical advantages. Players can also earn Glory coins and spend them on troops and battle field improvements.

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3. Pirate Legends TD

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Pirate Legends TD is an interesting tower defense game that’s set on vast ocean. In the game, you will play as a pirate captain and have to defend yourself from hordes of pesky enemies, such as evil Imperial Navy, Cannibal tribes, and horde of Zombies.

You will have 20 different towers to defend your ship, all of which are upgradeable and have their own special abilities. In addition to the different tower types, Pirate Legends TD also offers two special cannons, 5 different flying heroes and 5 special items such as Kraken, Gyroscope, Jagged Rocks, etc, meaning that when enemies break through your tower defense you can do more than just watch their inevitable march on your base. You can even alter the angle of your ship’s fire.

The best thing about Pirate Legends TD is its excellent graphics, which allow you to enjoy seven different settings – all perfectly painted by hand.

Pirate Legends TD is a very enjoyable tower defense game with great graphics and visual appeal. If you’re looking for a free tower defense game that is challenging and looks great, then Pirate Legends TD is the game for you.

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4. Castle Defense

Castle defense TD
Castle Defense is an excellent tower defense game that has very nice graphics and deep game play. Like other tower defense games, your main objective is to prevent enemy forces from reaching your base by building defensive towers. There are four different basic towers to defend. Each tower has its own specific and unique functions, and each can be upgraded into two premier towers for stronger defenses.

You’ll also be able to deploy warriors to block enemy advance and use spells to attack enemy forces. The game offers three types of warriors to choose from. The barbarian can attack ground targets and deal heavy damage, the paladin has the highest HP and can heal themselves, and the wizard can attack both ground and air targets while having the skill to lock them down for a few seconds.

Castle Defense offers a wide range of game modes for Campaign, which include normal, hard, mission and endless, and an Arena mode which allows you to compete with millions of players over the world for arena.

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5. Towers N’ Trolls

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Towers N’ Trolls is a fast-paced tower defense game where you should defend your base from waves and waves of trolls. The goal is to kill all the trolls before they reach your castle. There’s a bunch of different towers you can build to defend your castle, including ice tower, scout tower, catapult, cannon, lightning bolt, etc, all with different attacks and specialties.

There are also runes in some levels, which will magnify the power of your towers, adding extra damage, greater firing range, or a faster firing rate. In addition to gems, you will also find treasure chests hidden in some levels which must be opened with a tower, and the occasional gold mine, both of which give you extra cash. Cash, of course, is used to buy new towers and upgrade existing ones.

Towers N’ Trolls HD offers 65 challenging levels spread across 11 fantasy worlds. Each world has a unique gaming environment, obstacles, and terrain. There are four game modes available for you: Campaign, Challenge, Open mode, and Endless journey.

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